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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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MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: New Releases – September 6th

Highlights from Friday September 6, 2019 Release Day  This week I will only be featuring one album and the rest will be recommendations. Samples of everything will be on the playlist linked at the bottom of the post. I was going to do review both The Highwomen and Post Malone, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Long Call by Ann Cleeves

Title: The Long CallAuthor: Ann CleevesPublication: September 3, 2019Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: MysteryPages: 382 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father’s funeral takes place. Once loved and cherished, the day Matthew left the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Things You Save In A Fire by Katherine Center

Title: Things You Save In A FireAuthor: Katherine CenterPublication: August 13, 2019Publisher: St. Martin’s PressGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 316 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehouse, she’s seen her fair share of them, and she’s excellent at dealing …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Arrangement by Robyn Harding

Title: The ArrangementAuthor: Robyn HardingPublication: July 30, 2019Publisher: Simon & SchusterGenre: ThrillerPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Natalie, a young art student in New York City, is struggling to pay her bills when a friend makes a suggestion: Why not go online and find a sugar daddy—a wealthy, older man who …

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MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: New Releases – August 30

Highlights from Friday August 30, 2019 Release Day  I have noticed that my reviews have been themed without really attempting to theme it. First week, was a diverse variety to get you started off on taking chances with new music. Second week, was all about female empowerment. This week is …

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