Clean Sweep: A Novel

Book Summary: Retirement was supposed to bring her time to relax. Instead, she would find a purpose. Selling her Madison Avenue ad agency for billions, Carli Morris, the self-assured career woman, pursues her love of art and spends her spare hours volunteering. But her comfortable confidence turns to horror when […]

Belonging Matters: Conversations on Adoption, Family, and Kinship by Julie Ryan McGue

Book Summary: Belonging Matters supports the adoption community while creating a conversation with those not directly touched by adoption. The collection explores the pursuit of identity and the boundaries of family and kinship. It challenges the reader to embrace all of who we come to be, and to discern with […]

The Buffalo Butcher: Jack the Ripper in the Electric City by Robert Brighton

Book Summary: Summer 1901, and the great Pan-American Exposition welcomes the world to Buffalo, New York—Queen of the Lakes . . . the Electric City. Eight million visitors throng the bustling boomtown—all of them looking for a good time. As heat and swarming crowds choke the city, the bodies of […]

Lightning Bugs And Aliens: A Small Town Coming-Of-Age-Story by Daniel Babka

Book Summary:  During the summer of 1960, five imaginative, adventurous 13-year-olds, free from computers, cell phones and social media, suddenly must grapple with the loss of childhood security in this small Ohio town, first person, coming-of-age story. A tsunami of science fiction movies, Cold War paranoia about Russian missiles, and […]