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Robert Arellano is the author of the Edgar Award-nominated Havana Lunar. In his new book, Curse the Names, a secret buried in Los Alamos is about to be unearthed, leaving one reporter to try to save the world. Bernice L. McFadden is the award-winning author of seven critically acclaimed novels, including Sugar and Glorious. In Gathering of Waters, she delves into the notorious murder of Emmett Till in 1955 through the voices of Money, Mississippi. Eliza Factor's debut novel, The Mercury Fountain, weaves together the magic of Marquez and the grit of McCarthy to chronicle the rise and fall of a mercury-mining town on the Texas-Mexico border. Sterling Watson is the author of five novels, including The Calling and Weep No More My Brother. His new novel, Fighting in the Shade, takes place in a 1964 Florida town where high school football is a charged battleground for the town's elite.