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BOOK REVIEW: In Times of Rain and War by Camron Wright

Title: In Times of Rain and WarAuthor: Camron WrightPublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: Shadow MountainGenre: Historical FictionPages: 312 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) During World War II, an American soldier encounters a German woman living a secret life in bomb-blighted London. In September of 1940, the Blitz had begun. Like other British civilians, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Just My Luck by Adele Parks

Title: Just My LuckAuthor: Adele ParksPublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: Domestic ThrillersPages: 385 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It’s the stuff dreams are made of – a lottery win so big, it changes everything. For fifteen years, Lexi and Jake have played the same six numbers with their friends, the Pearsons and …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Murder Game by Carrie Doyle

Title: The Murder GameAuthor: Carrie DoylePublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, Thriller, SuspensePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What if your best friend and roommate killed a teacher at your prep school? Or what if he didn’t do it, but he’s being framed, and you’re the only person who …

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BOOK REVIEW: Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay

Title: Every Last FearAuthor: Alex FinlayPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: ThrillerPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After a late night of partying, NYU student Matt Pine returns to his dorm room to devastating news: nearly his entire family—his mom, his dad, his little brother and sister—have been found dead from …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) by Alyssa Sheinmel

Title: The Castle School (for Troubled Girls)Author: Alyssa SheinmelPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA FictionPages: 400 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Moira Dreyfuss’s parents announce that they’re sending her to an all-girls boarding school deep in the Maine woods, Moira isn’t fooled. She knows her parents are punishing her; she’s …

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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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