Michael Hartnett

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I am a writer and teacher on Long Island, NY. Feel free to contact me at
foolsinthemagickingdom@gmail.com

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Generation Dementia

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The Great SAT Swindle

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Universal Remote

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For being mainly centered on the small, fictional Maine island of Musqasset, Andrew Wolfendon’s Fishermen’s Court covers a great deal of territory. Yes, on one level it is the story of the dolorous gentrif
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An Enthralling Hamptons Novel of Disarming Depth
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A Clever, Exciting Novel of Rough Old Boston
In L.M. Poplin’s lively, smart novel Fatechanger, young Penelope is transported from present day to Boston, 1915. There, she must take the guise of a boy, Penn, and enter into the rough and tumble world of
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A Tale That Moves Past Sordidness toward Healing
Late in J.L. Canfield’s poignant novel, Icy Roads, the compassionate neighbor Bert tells the distraught Janet: “No, you are not stupid … You are hurt in the moment. In time you will be healed. That is
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An Inspiring Novel That Speaks to Our Time
I Am Lemonade Lucy by Kenneth Womack is a terrific young adult coming-of-age novel. Womack is a very skilled writer who has a fine ear for dialogue (the voices of Ry and Azza are particularly distinctive). He
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Where Fools Dare to Tread by David William Pearce
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A Crackling Mystery in the Great Detective Novel Tradition
Near the end of David William Pearce’s wonderful new novel, Where Fools Dare to Tread, our narrator Monk Buttman describes the situation: “Only three days ago, I was up north with a little gir
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Name Unspoken by Cadence McManimon-Myers
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A Thrilling Story of Village Secrets Revealed
Name Unspoken by Cadence McManimon has so many wonderful surprises that a reader must be careful about what to reveal. From the opening, the novel builds layers of mystery. Crossbow in hand, Connor Quinn c
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A Timely, Smart Idea in a Relentlessly Exciting Novel
In A Knife’s Edge by Eliot Parker, the action is as relentless as the protagonist Ronan McCollough. While the problems in Charleston, West Virginia are bad enough with an opioid epidemic brought o
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The Cultural Wars Are Given a Human Face
In Marydale Stewart’s smart and timely novel The Book Fix, the culture wars arrive at the heart of America and are given a thoughtful and sensitive examination. While The Book Fix crackles with ideas and argume
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