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BOOK REVIEW: Like a Mother by Angela Garbes

Title: Like A MotherAuthor: Angela GarbesPublication: May 29, 2018Publisher: Harper WaveGenre: Personal Health, Pregnancy & WomenPages: 256 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What to read after What to Expect . . . . A badass, feminist, and personal deep-dive into the science and culture of pregnancy and early motherhood that debunks myths and …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Title: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie SocietyAuthor: Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie BarrowsPublication: July 29, 2008Publisher: The Dial PressGenre: Historical Fiction, World War IIPages: 322 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) As London emerges from the Second World War, writer Juliet Ashton attempts to find new material for a book. Little does …

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BOOK REVIEW: Even If I Fall by Abigail Johnson

Title: Even If I FallAuthor: Abigail JohnsonPublication: January 8, 2019Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A year ago, Brooke Covington lost everything when her beloved older brother, Jason, confessed to the murder of his best friend, Calvin. Brooke and her family became social pariahs, broken and unable …

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Kristin’s Top Books of 2018

With 35 books read this year, Kristin picked out a few of her absolute favorites. Check out her list and make sure to let us know what you are most excited to read in 2018. The Similars by Rebecca Hanover While this book doesn’t technically release until January 1st, I …

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Liz’s Favorite Books of 2018

With more than 60 books read this year, Liz narrowed down a few of her favorite books from 2018. Check them out and let us know what you plan on reading in 2019! City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab  Cassidy is special.  After her near-death drowning experience, she has been …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

Title: The SimilarsAuthor: Rebecca HanoverPublication: January 1, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 400 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When six clones join Emmaline’s prestigious boarding school, she must confront the heartbreak of seeing her dead best friend’s face each day in class. The Similars are all anyone can talk …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Title: The Tattooist of Auschwitz Author: Heather MorrisPublication: September 4, 2018Publisher: HarperCollinsGenre: Historical FictionPages: 249 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads: In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a …

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BOOK REVIEW: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Title: City of GhostsAuthor: Victoria SchwabPublication: August 28, 2018Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.Genre: Childrens Books, Science Fiction, FantasyPages: 272 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When …

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BOOK REVIEW: What They Don’t Know by Nicole Maggi

Title: What They Don’t KnowAuthor: Nicole MaggiPublication: October 2, 2018Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, Young AdultPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Three secrets. One decision. A friendship that will change everything. Mellie has always been the reliable friend, the good student, the doting daughter. But when an unspeakable act leads her to …

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BOOK REVIEW: Hidden Hearts by Lindsay Detwiler

Title: Hidden HeartsAuthor: Lindsay DetwilerPublication: September 29, 2018Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: LGBTQ, RomancePages: 135 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Not all secrets can stay hidden when it comes to love. Sexy entrepreneur Lysander Wyatt has always believed in happily-ever-after thanks to his picture-perfect family. Now orphaned, he’s made a family of his …

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