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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: 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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BOOK REVIEW: The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

Title: The Truth About ForeverAuthor: Sarah DessenPublication: April 6, 2006Publisher: SpeakGenre: YA Fiction, TeenPages: 398 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Expect the unexpected. Macy’s got her whole summer carefully planned. But her plans didn’t include a job at Wish Catering. And they certainly didn’t include Wes. But Macy soon discovers that the …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Last by Hanna Jameson

Title: The LastAuthor: Hanna JamesonPublication: April 9, 2019Publisher: Simon & SchusterGenre: Thriller, Terrorism Thriller, Ghost ThrillerPages: 353 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) For fans of high-concept thrillers such as Annihilation and The Girl with All the Gifts, this breathtaking dystopian psychological thriller follows an American academic stranded at a Swiss hotel as the world descends …

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BOOKS TO MOVIES: Five Feet Apart

I first saw a preview for Five Feet Apart and new it was a movie I just had to see. Then the best news came. It was a book! Now originally I thought it was a book made into a movie, but I learned recently this pair came about a …

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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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