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BOOK REVIEW: Year One by Nora Roberts

Title: Year OneAuthor: Nora RobertsPublication: December 5, 2017Publisher: St. Martin’s PressGenre: FantasyPages: 419 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It began on New Year’s Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law …

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BOOK REVIEW: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Title: Where the Crawdads SingAuthor: Delia OwensPublication: August 14, 2018Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons (Penguin Group)Genre: YA Fiction, Contemporary FictionPages: 379 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Title: A Discovery of WitchesAuthor: Deborah HarknessPublication: February 8, 2011Publisher: Penguin BooksGenre: FantasyPages: 594 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of …

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BOOK REVIEW: That Night by Cyn Balog

Title: That NightAuthor: Cyn BalogPublication: June 4, 2019Publisher: SourcebooksGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Hailey wants to know the truth, but there are some secrets that are best left buried… Hailey is determined to find out all she can about her boyfriend’s suicide. She knows Declan wouldn’t kill …

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BOOK REVIEW: Happily and Madly by Alexis Bass

Title: Happily and MadlyAuthor: Alexis BassPublication: May 21, 2019Publisher: Tor TeenGenre: YA Fiction, Thriller/SuspensePages: 345 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Maris Brown has been told two things about her destiny: 1. She will fall happily and madly in love.2. She could be dead before she turns eighteen. The summer before that fateful …

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BOOK REVIEW: Promising You, Promising Me by Tylor Paige

Title: Promising You, Promising MeAuthor: Tylor PaigePublication: May 7, 2019Publisher: Amazon Digital PublishingGenre: Romance, LGBTQPages: 371 SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads): Adrian is used to being on the go with the band. Traveling during the day, playing at night, and partying til morning. But now everyone’s getting older and starting to settle …

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BOOK REVIEW: When Summer Ends by Jessica Pennington

Title: When Summer EndsAuthor: Jessica PenningtonPublication: April 9, 2019Publisher: Tor TeenGenre: YA Fiction, TeenPages: 283 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Aiden Emerson is an all-star pitcher and the all-around golden boy of Riverton. Or at least he was, before he quit the team the last day of junior year without any explanation. …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Trail to You by Lindsay Detwiler

Title: The Trail to YouAuthor: Lindsay DetwilerPublication: March 16, 2019Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: RomancePages: 340 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) An independent blonde seeking a fresh start. Orphaned and unhappy, Ally Hunter makes a life-changing decision to move across the country to a small town that once felt like home. As she …

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BOOK REVIEW: Swamplandia! by by Karen Russell

Title: Swamplandia!Author: Karen RussellPublication: February 1, 2011Publisher: Random HouseGenre: HumorPages: 418 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline–think Buddenbrooks set in the Florida Everglades–and Swamplandia!, their island home and gator-wrestling theme park, is swiftly being encroached upon by a sophisticated competitor known as the “World of Darkness.”  Ava, …

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BOOK REVIEW: An Irish Flirtation: Emerald Isle Enchantment by Louisa Masters

Title: An Irish Flirtation: Emerald Isle EnchantmentAuthor: Louisa MastersPublication: October 19, 2018Publisher: Amazon Digital Services, LLCGenre: RomancePages: 83 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A high-society wedding planner, a hunky best man, and an enchanted elevator… who can resist An Irish Flirtation?  Jillian Baxter has worked hard to build her event planning business, …

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