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BOOK REVIEW: The Wish Lists by J.M. Spade

Title: The Wish ListsAuthor: J.M. SpadePublication: October 16, 2019Publisher: Independently PublishedGenre: Romance, Medical FictionPages: 291 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Fly-by-the-Seat-of-Her-Pants Ellie has been living off her father’s fortune for years. Learning he has cancer pushes her into a career change despite being in her thirties. When her first night shift on …

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BOOK REVIEW: Saving Everest by Sky Chase

Title: Saving EverestAuthor: Sky ChasePublication: October 22, 2019Publisher: Wattpad BooksGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 360 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) From the outside, Everest has it all, but there’s only one person who can see him for who he truly is . . . and it changes his life forever. In this tender, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Perfect Remains by Helen Fields

Title: Perfect RemainsAuthor: Helen FieldsPublication: January 26, 2017 (epub edition)Publisher: AvonGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 418 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The first in a nail-shredding new crime series. Fans of M.J. Arlidge will be gripped from start to finish. On a remote Highland mountain, the body of Elaine Buxton is burning. All that will …

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BOOK REVIEW: Cherishing You, Cherishing Me by Tylor Paige

Title: Cherishing You, Cherishing MeAuthor: Tylor PaigePublication: October 4, 2019Publisher: Amazon Digital ServiceGenre: Contemporary RomancePages: 315 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Renee never expected to marry a rockstar. As a member of a traveling theatre troupe, she was addicted to a different kind of stage. She dropped everything willingly when she met …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Last to Die by Kelly Garrett

Title: The Last to DieAuthor: Kelly GarrettPublication: November 5, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 205 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Sixteen-year-old Harper Jacobs and her bored friends make a pact to engage in a series of not-quite illegal break-ins. They steal from each other’s homes, sharing their keys and alarm codes. …

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BOOK REVIEW: #NotReadyToDie by Cate Carlyle

Title: #NotReadyToDieAuthor: Cate CarlylePublication: October 7, 2019Publisher: Common Deer PressGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 128 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads Ginny’s life suddenly comes to a screeching halt one fateful Monday when a shooter shows up at Southwestern High School during first period. In lockdown with both the homeroom sub and her secret …

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BOOK REVIEW: In the Hope of Memories by Olivia Rivers

Title: In the Hope of MemoriesAuthor: Olivia RiversPublication: March 16, 2016Publisher: Red Sparrow PressGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 404 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Right before dying of a rare heart condition, Hope Jackson sets up a scavenger hunt across New York City using her graffiti art. The directions she leaves her four …

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MUSIC SPOTLIGHT – New Releases – September 20th

Highlights from Friday September 20, 2019 Release Day  Accidental themes sometimes emerge. This week’s accidental theme is people with horrible reputations who put out more mature albums than we are normally used to. One is a younger artist pushing pop music to the future. The other a rock legend reminding …

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