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BOOK REVIEW: A Beautiful Work In Progress by Mirna Valerio

Title: A Beautiful Work in ProgressAuthor: Mirna ValerioPublication: October 1, 2017Publisher: Grand Harbor PressGenre: Non-Fiction, Health, WellnessPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Runners’ vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for “Did Not Start” and DNF for “Did Not Finish,” but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she …

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BOOK REVIEW: Miss Fix-It by Louisa Masters & Olivia Ventura

Title: Miss Fix-ItAuthor: Louisa Masters & Olivia VenturaPublication: July 13, 2018Publisher: Amazon Digital ServicesGenre: Romance ComedyPages: 316 SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads): Veronica, a self confessed girly-girl, often finds herself labelled a bimbo–and just doesn’t care. An ex-economist turned handyperson, Vee is not afraid to be female, period. So what if it …

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BOOK REVIEW: Protected by Claire Zorn

Title: ProtectedAuthor: Claire ZornPublication: October 3, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 292 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) I have three months left to call Katie my older sister. Then the gap will close and I will pass her. I will get older. But Katie will always be fifteen, eleven months and …

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BOOK REVIEW: Hidden Hearts by Lindsay Detwiler

Title: Hidden HeartsAuthor: Lindsay DetwilerPublication: September 29, 2018Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: LGBTQ, RomancePages: 135 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Not all secrets can stay hidden when it comes to love. Sexy entrepreneur Lysander Wyatt has always believed in happily-ever-after thanks to his picture-perfect family. Now orphaned, he’s made a family of his …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Trial and Execution of the Traitor George Washington by Charles Rosenberg

Title: The Trial and Execution of the Traitor George WashingtonAuthor: Charles RosenbergPublication: July 1, 2018Publisher: Hanover Square PressGenre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, HistoricalPages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) British special agent Jeremiah Black, an officer of the King’s Guard, lands on a lonely beach in the wee hours of the morning in …

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BOOK REVIEW: Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West

Title: Listen to Your HeartAuthor: Kasie WestPublication: May 29, 2018Publisher: Scholastics, Inc.Genre: Teens, Young AdultPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads Talking to other people isn’t Kate Bailey’s favorite activity. She’d much rather be out on the lake, soaking up the solitude and sunshine. So when her best friend, Alana, convinces Kate …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Du Lac Prophecy by Mary Anne Yarde

Title: The Du Lac Prophecy (Book 4)Author: Mary Anne YardePublication: August 28, 2018Publisher: Amazon Digital ServicesGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Historical FictionPages: 547 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Two Prophesies. Two Noble Households. One Throne. Distrust and greed threaten to destroy the House of du Lac. Mordred Pendragon strengthens his hold on Brittany …

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Things I’d Rather Do Than Die by Christine Hurley Deriso

Title: Things I’d Rather Do Than DieAuthor: Christine Hurley DerisoPublication: September 18, 2018Publisher: North Star EditionsGenre: Teens, Family Issues, Contemporary, RomancePages: 277 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Jade Fulton and Ethan Garrett are opposites in every sense of the word. Ethan is an all-American poster boy—a star athlete dating the most popular …

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