Wild Within
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Wild Within

Note: I know the author personally and consider her a mentor, a colleague, and a friend. I also think she is a brilliant writer who combines a delightfully deprecating wit with an understanding of deep, lasting heartbreak.  The former has no bearing on my review. The latter most certainly—and rightfully—does. “If I wanted to hear … Continue reading

Reoriented
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Reoriented

In Tyler Francke’s debut novel, Reoriented, we meet D.J. Martinez on the worst night of his life. Standing on a chair with a rope around his neck, his first semester as an openly gay student in a conservative Christian college is about to end in suicide. But a simple question makes him pause—”Had he left … Continue reading