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Kristin’s Top Books of 2018

With 35 books read this year, Kristin picked out a few of her absolute favorites. Check out her list and make sure to let us know what you are most excited to read in 2018. The Similars by Rebecca Hanover While this book doesn’t technically release until January 1st, I …

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Liz’s Favorite Books of 2018

With more than 60 books read this year, Liz narrowed down a few of her favorite books from 2018. Check them out and let us know what you plan on reading in 2019! City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab  Cassidy is special.  After her near-death drowning experience, she has been …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

Title: The SimilarsAuthor: Rebecca HanoverPublication: January 1, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 400 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When six clones join Emmaline’s prestigious boarding school, she must confront the heartbreak of seeing her dead best friend’s face each day in class. The Similars are all anyone can talk …

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BOOK REVIEW: Texan Hearts by Lindsay Detwiler

Title: Texan Hearts (Lines in the Sand #3)Author: Lindsay DetwilerPublication: August 11, 2018Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 364 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Join hot cowboy Levi and quirky author Jodie this Thanksgiving in a fun short story of heat, cringe-worthy families, and dramas of the heart. “You’re out of control,” I say …

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BOOKS TO MOVIES: Beautiful Creatures

This is the first in our new series of book to movie comparisons. We will be posting a new comparison each month comparing a book we have read to the movie version of it, including things that are alike, differences, and comparisons. Enjoy this first one of the book Beautiful …

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TV RECAP: Outlander S4:E7

**SPOILER ALERT** If you have not seen the newest episode of Outlander from this past Sunday, stop reading now. Spoilers lie ahead. You have been warned. Photo Credit: STARZ **SPOILER ALERT**SPOILER ALERT**SPOILER ALERT** As the episode opens, we see Bree walking across a snow-dusted moor.  She has made it through the …

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TV RECAP: Outlander, S4:E6 “Blood of my Blood”

**SPOILER ALERT** **SPOILER ALERT** If you have not seen the most recent episode of Outlander, turn back now. Spoilers lie ahead! You have been warned! Source: STARZ ****SPOILER ALERT**** YEEEEAH! Ducan Lacroix (Murtagh) has been added to the opening sequence.  The episode opens with Jamie cutting wood.  The camera pans …

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BOOK REVIEW: What You Hide by Natalie D. Richards

Title: What You HideAuthor: Natalie D. RichardsPublication: December 4, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Spencer volunteers at the library. Sure, it’s community service, but he likes his work. Especially if it means getting to see Mallory. Mallory spends a lot of time keeping her head …

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TV RECAP: Outlander, S4:E5 Savages

**SPOILER ALERT** If you have not watched the newest episode of Outlander, turn back now. Spoilers lie ahead. You have been warned. We’ll give you a moment. **SPOILERS** **SPOILERS** **SPOILERS** ****SPOILER ALERT**** Episode opens in 1768. Claire is picking herbs with the Native healer, the one who told her about …

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BOOK REVIEW: Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame

Title: Dare to FallAuthor: Estelle MaskamePublication: December 4, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The higher the stakes, the greater the fall. MacKenzie Rivers knows the kind of impact death can have on those it leaves behind. She’s felt that grief firsthand. So when Jaden, her …

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