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BOOK REVIEW: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Title: The Silent PatientAuthor: Alex MichaelidesPublication: February 5, 2019Publisher: Celadon BooksGenre: Psychological Thriller/MysteryPages: 297 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable …

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BOOK REVIEW: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Title: Before We Were YoursAuthor: Lisa WingatePublication: June 6, 2017Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one …

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BOOK REVIEW: Heroes Wear Stethoscopes by J.M. Spade

Title: Heroes Wear StethoscopesAuthor: J.M. SpadePublication: December 14, 2019Publisher: Self-PublishedGenre: Medical FictionPages: 360 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Kate has worked as a nurse in the emergency room for over twenty years, is married to a successful orthopedic surgeon, and is raising three teenagers. When she starts experiencing personality changes, such as …

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BOOK REVIEW: Scared Little Rabbits by A.V. Geiger

Title: Scared Little RabbitsAuthor: A.V. GeigerPublication: December 3, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, Mystery Thriller, RomancePages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) We stand in a tight cluster, high above the lake. One-by-one, we made our way up the narrow trail from the edge of campus. Now, we wait shoulder to shoulder …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Title: The Bear and the NightingaleAuthor: Katherine ArdenPublication: January 10, 2017Publisher: Random HouseGenre: FantasyPages: 370 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers …

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BOOK REVIEW: See You in the Piazza by Frances Mayes

Title: See You in the PiazzaAuthor: Frances MayesPublication: March 12, 2019Publisher: CrownGenre: Tour GuidesPages: 448 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country’s offerings. In See You in …

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BOOK REVIEW: Safe Harbour by Christina Kilbourne

Title: Safe HarbourAuthor: Christina KilbournePublication: December 10, 2019Publisher: DundurnGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 264 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) As crazy as her father’s plan sounds, sticking to it is easy for Harbour — until it isn’t. Fourteen-year-old Harbour is living in a tent in a Toronto ravine with her dog, a two-month …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Wish Lists by J.M. Spade

Title: The Wish ListsAuthor: J.M. SpadePublication: October 16, 2019Publisher: Independently PublishedGenre: Romance, Medical FictionPages: 291 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Fly-by-the-Seat-of-Her-Pants Ellie has been living off her father’s fortune for years. Learning he has cancer pushes her into a career change despite being in her thirties. When her first night shift on …

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BOOK REVIEW: Cherishing You, Cherishing Me by Tylor Paige

Title: Cherishing You, Cherishing MeAuthor: Tylor PaigePublication: October 4, 2019Publisher: Amazon Digital ServiceGenre: Contemporary RomancePages: 315 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Renee never expected to marry a rockstar. As a member of a traveling theatre troupe, she was addicted to a different kind of stage. She dropped everything willingly when she met …

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