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Last Call: Red by Alison Cherry

In Red, Felicity St. John is on track to win the Miss Scarlet pageant. She’s practically a shoe-in with her long, wavy, coppery red hair. But then she receives an anonymous note (“I know your secret”) and worries her biggest fear might be revealed: she’s a fake. All that gorgeous hair is dyed. Desperate to avoid humiliation (and still snag the prize money that comes with winning the pageant so that she can attend art […]

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Last Call: Far, Far Away by Tom McNeal

In Far, Far Away, Jeremy is hearing voices. More specifically, a single voice—the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of the infamous Brothers Grimm. As Jacob watches over Jeremy, protecting him and the town of Never Better from dark, unknown evils, a girl named Ginger Boultinghouse grows interested in Jeremy’s ability. And a grim chain of events begins to unfold… The quote above got us thinking about travel, and we might argue Jeremy’s grandfather on this […]

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Last Call: I Am Not a Serial Killer by Dan Wells

In I Am Not a Serial Killer, John Wayne Cleaver recognizes that he has all the traits of a classic sociopath. He prefers dead bodies to live ones and is obsessed with serial killers, but he’d rather not become one. He lives his life by a strict set of self-enforced rules, all designed for his own sake and the safety of others. But when a body arrives at the morgue where his mother works, John […]

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Last Call: Proxy by Alex London

Inspired by The Whipping Boy and Feed, Proxy tells the tale of Knox and Syd, two boys living in drastically opposite social classes. Knox is a Patron, born into an extremely wealthy family. The world is at his fingers, and when he gets into trouble, a Proxy takes all his punishments. That Proxy is Syd. When the two are unexpectedly forced to team up, they learn that some debts cannot be repaid. The above quote makes us PubCrawlers […]

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Last Call: The End Games by T. Michael Martin

In The End Games, the world ended on Halloween, only to be brought back by a dangerous game. Michael and his younger brother have been receiving “instructions” from the Game Master for weeks. Together, they spend their days searching for survivors in West Virginia’s rural mountains, and their nights fighting the Bellows, horrific beasts roaring for flesh. But the Game is changing and the Bellows are evolving. Will the two brothers adapt as well? We […]

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