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BOOK REVIEW: Admission by Julie Buxbaum

Title: AdmissionAuthor: Julie BuxbaumPublication: December 1, 2020Publisher: Delacorte PressGenre: Teens & YA FictionPages: 354 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) From the New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things comes an of-the-moment novel that peeks inside the private lives of the hypercompetitive and the hyperprivileged and takes on the college …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Violinist of Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood

Title: The Violinist of AuschwitzAuthor: Ellie MidwoodPublication: November 18, 2020Publisher: BookoutureGenre: Historical FictionPages: 356 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Auschwitz, 1943: In the depths of hell, can hope rise? And can love triumph over hatred?Based on the unforgettable true story of Alma Rosé, The Violinist of Auschwitz brings to life one of …

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BOOK REVIEW: Outlander Kitchen: The Official Outlander Companion Cookbook by Theresa Carle-Sanders

Title: Outlander Kitchen: The Official Outlander Companion CookbookAuthor: Theresa Carle-SandersPublication: June 14, 2016Publisher: Delacorte PressGenre: CookbookPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Claire Beauchamp Randall’s incredible journey from postwar Britain to eighteenth-century Scotland is a feast for all five senses, and taste is no exception. From Claire’s first lonely bowl of porridge …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Have and To Hoax by Martha Waters

Title: To Have and To HoaxAuthor: Martha WatersPublication: April 7, 2020Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: Historical Fiction/RomancePages: 367 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Five years ago, Lady Violet Grey and Lord James Audley met, fell in love, and got married. Four years ago, they had a fight to end all fights, and have barely …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Title: The FlatshareAuthor: Beth O’LearyPublication: May 28, 2019Publisher: Flatiron BooksGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 321 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Tiffy and Leon share a flatTiffy and Leon share a bedTiffy and Leon have never met…  Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs cash. Their friends think …

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BOOK REVIEW: What Kitty Did Next by Carrie Kablean

Title: What Kitty Did NextAuthor: Carrie KableanPublication: September 1, 2018Publisher: RedDoor PublishingGenre: Literary FictionPages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) England, 1813. Nineteen-year-old Catherine Bennet lives in the shadow of her two eldest sisters, Elizabeth and Jane, who have both made excellent marriages. No one expects Kitty to amount to anything. Left …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald (Translated by Alice Menzies)

Title: The Readers of Broken Wheel RecommendAuthor: Katarina Bivald (Translated by Alice Menzies)Publication: January 19, 2016Publisher: Sourcebooks LandmarkGenre: Literary FictionPages: 402 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Once you let a book into your life, the most unexpected things can happen… Broken Wheel, Iowa, has never seen anyone like Sara, who traveled all …

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BOOK REVIEW: Echo Island by Jared C. Wilson

Title: Echo IslandAuthor: Jared C. WilsonPublication: October 20, 2020Publisher: B&H KidsGenre: YA Fiction, Teens, Christian FictionPages: 272 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When four recent high school graduates return home from a weekend of camping, they expect to go back to life as usual. Instead, the boys discover empty streets, abandoned cars, …

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