Root Cause by Steven Laine

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says:Root Cause is a pithy, pitch-perfect story about the sort of madness that can ensue when one of humankind’s favorite vices comes under fire.”

The First Genesis by Kipjo Ewers

Rating: ★★★★

RCR Says: “Ewers has built up a truly intriguing cast of characters, establishing a world where becoming a superhuman isn’t always a choice—but becoming a superhero is.”

Farewell the Dragon by Lee Barckmann

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says: “Through a careful unpacking of culture, religion, and economic zeitgeist, Barckmann begins to put his finger on the facts that separate East from West, if indeed there are any to be found.”

Squat by James T. Speirs

Rating: ★★★★★

RCR Says:Squat deftly squashes [dieting] myths through hilarious and well-told chapters, with tidbits of wisdom carefully interspersed so it never feels like the author is preaching.”