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BOOK REVIEW: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Title: Crazy Rich AsiansAuthor: Kevin KwanPublication: June 11, 2013Publisher: AnchorGenre: Asian FictionPages: 546 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But …

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BOOK REVIEW: Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward

Title: Beautiful BadAuthor: Annie WardPublication: March 5, 2019Publisher: Park RowGenre: Mystery, Thriller, PsychologicalPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In the most explosive and twisted psychological thriller since The Woman in the Window, a beautiful marriage turns beautifully bad. Things that make me scared: When Charlie cries. Hospitals and lakes. When Ian drinks …

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BOOK REVIEW: Educated by Tara Westover

Title: EducatedAuthor: Tara WestoverPublication: February 20, 2018Publisher: Random HouseGenre: Biographies, MemoirsPages: 512 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Tara Westover grew up preparing for the End of Days, watching for the sun to darken, for the moon to drip as if with blood. She spent her summers bottling peaches and her winters rotating …

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BOOK REVIEW: Good Grief by Lolly Winston

Title: Good GriefAuthor: Lolly WinstonPublication: April 4, 2005Publisher: Grand Central PublishingGenre: Self Help, HumorPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Thirty-six-year-old Sophie Stanton desperately wants to be a good widow-a graceful, composed, Jackie Kennedy kind of widow. Alas, she is more of the Jack Daniels kind. Self-medicating with ice cream for breakfast, …

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

Title: An Irish Attraction: Emerald Isle EnchantmentAuthor: Louisa MastersPublication: March 17, 2019Publisher: Amazon Digital PublishingGenre: Paranormal Romance, Contemporary RomancePages: 130 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) While a paranormal investigator and a hotel concierge butt heads, matchmaking ghosts and an enchanted elevator cause mischief. It’s just another day at Castle Tullamore. Keela Keane …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Last Letter by Rebecca Yarros

Title: The Last LetterAuthor: Rebecca YarrosPublication: February 26, 2019Publisher: Entangled: AmaraGenre: Contemporary Fiction, Romance, Military RomancePages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Beckett, If you’re reading this, well, you know the last-letter drill. You made it. I didn’t. Get off the guilt train, because I know if there was any chance you …

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BOOKS TO MOVIES: Beautiful Creatures

This is the first in our new series of book to movie comparisons. We will be posting a new comparison each month comparing a book we have read to the movie version of it, including things that are alike, differences, and comparisons. Enjoy this first one of the book Beautiful …

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BOOK REVIEW: What You Hide by Natalie D. Richards

Title: What You HideAuthor: Natalie D. RichardsPublication: December 4, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Spencer volunteers at the library. Sure, it’s community service, but he likes his work. Especially if it means getting to see Mallory. Mallory spends a lot of time keeping her head …

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BOOK REVIEW: Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame

Title: Dare to FallAuthor: Estelle MaskamePublication: December 4, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The higher the stakes, the greater the fall. MacKenzie Rivers knows the kind of impact death can have on those it leaves behind. She’s felt that grief firsthand. So when Jaden, her …

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