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BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Title: The Lost ApothecaryAuthor: Sarah PennerPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Park RowGenre: Historical FictionPages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Rule #1: The poison must never be used to harm another woman.Rule #2: The names of the murderer and her victim must be recorded in the apothecary’s register.One cold February evening in 1791, …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby by Vanessa Riley

Title: A Duke, the Lady, and a BabyAuthor: Vanessa RileyPublication: June 30, 2020Publisher: Zebra BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 297 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When headstrong West Indian heiress Patience Jordan questioned her English husband’s mysterious suicide, she lost everything: her newborn son, Lionel, her fortune—and her freedom. Falsely imprisoned, she risks her …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan

Title: The Kitchen FrontAuthor: Jennifer RyanPublication: February 23, 2021Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In a new World War II-set story from the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, four women compete for a spot hosting a wartime cookery program called The Kitchen Front – based …

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BOOK REVIEW: Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale

Title: Midnight in AustenlandAuthor: Shannon HalePublication: September 4, 2012Publisher: BloomsburyGenre: RomancePages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Charlotte Kinder is in need of true escape when she heads from Ohio to Pembrook Park, a Jane Austen-themed retreat in the British countryside. But as it turns out, this vacation is no time to …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Shadow Man by Helen Fields

Title: The Shadow ManAuthor: Helen FieldsPublication: February 4, 2021Publisher: Avon BooksGenre: Mystery ThrillerPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) He collects his victims. But he doesn’t keep them safe.Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don’t know where they are, and they don’t know why they’re there. They only …

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BOOK REVIEW: Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton

Title: Revenge of the SlutsAuthor: Natalie WaltonPublication: February 2, 2021Publisher: Wattpad BooksGenre: YA FictionPages: 328 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Double standards are about to get singled out. In this stunning debut, author Natalie Walton tackles privacy and relationships in the digital age. As a lead reporter for The Warrior Weekly, Eden …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Forever Girl by Jill Shalvis

Title: The Forever GirlAuthor: Jill ShalvisPublication: January 12, 2021Publisher: William Morrow PaperbacksGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 400 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Maze returns to Wildstone for the wedding of her estranged bff and the sister of her heart, it’s also a reunion of a once ragtag team of teenagers who had only …

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BOOK REVIEW: Aftershock by Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

Title: AftershockAuthor: Judy Melinek; T.J. MitchellPublication: January 19, 2020Publisher: Hanover Square PressGenre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Medical FictionPages: 255 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) There’s a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site, and medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska is on call. So it’s her job to figure …

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