Monthly Archives: January 2020

BOOK REVIEW: Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Title: Tunnel of BonesAuthor: Victoria SchwabPublication: September 3, 2019Publisher: Scholastic PressGenre: Children’s FantasyPages: 304 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Trouble is haunting Cassidy Blake . . . even more than usual. She (plus her ghost best friend, Jacob, of course) are in Paris, where Cass’s parents are filming their TV show about …

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Liz’s Favorite Books of 2019

Well, here it is finally.  After sickness, busyness, the holiday and a large amount of procrastination my Top 10 book round-up of 2019.  With 112 books read in 2019, it took me a hot minute to whittle my list down to 10, but I finally did it.  Without any further …

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BOOK REVIEW: Almost Just Friends by Jill Shalvis

Title: Almost Just FriendsAuthor: Jill ShalvisPublication: January 21, 2020Publisher: William Morrow PaperbacksGenre: RomancePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Piper Manning’s about as tough as they come, she’s had to be. She raised her siblings and they’ve thankfully flown the coop. All she has to do is finish fixing up the lake …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Better Liar by Tanen Jones

Title: The Better LiarAuthor: Tanen JonesPublication: January 14, 2020Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 307 SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads) When a woman conceals her sister’s death to claim their joint inheritance, her deception exposes a web of dangerous secrets in this addictive new thriller for fans of Megan Abbott, Gillian Flynn, and Paula …

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BOOK REVIEW: Regretting You by Colleen Hoover

Title: Regretting YouAuthor: Colleen HooverPublication: December 10, 2019Publisher: MontlakeGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 363 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Morgan Grant and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Clara, would like nothing more than to be nothing alike. Morgan is determined to prevent her daughter from making the same mistakes she did. By getting pregnant and married way …

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BOOK REVIEW: Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith

Title: Don’t Read the CommentsAuthor: Eric SmithPublication: January 28, 2020Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Divya Sharma is a queen. Or she is when she’s playing Reclaim the Sun, the year’s hottest online game. Divya—better known as popular streaming gamer D1V—regularly leads her #AngstArmada on …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Title: The Silent PatientAuthor: Alex MichaelidesPublication: February 5, 2019Publisher: Celadon BooksGenre: Psychological Thriller/MysteryPages: 297 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Girls with No Names by Serena Burdick

Title: The Girls with No NamesAuthor: Serena BurdickPublication: January 7, 2020Publisher: Park RowGenre: Historical FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Not far from Luella and Effie Tildon’s large family mansion in Inwood looms the House of Mercy, a work house for wayward girls. The sisters grow up under its shadow with …

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BOOK REVIEW: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Title: Before We Were YoursAuthor: Lisa WingatePublication: June 6, 2017Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one …

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