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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: Blame It On Paris by Jennifer Greene

Title: Blame It On ParisAuthor: Jennifer GreenePublication: October 15, 2012Publisher: HQNGenre: RomancePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Kelly Rochard is determined to have one last adventure before settling down to married life! Still, being mugged at the Louvre is not what she had in mind for her long-awaited trip to Paris. …

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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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BOOK REVIEW: Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale

Title: Midnight in AustenlandAuthor: Shannon HalePublication: September 4, 2012Publisher: BloomsburyGenre: RomancePages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Charlotte Kinder is in need of true escape when she heads from Ohio to Pembrook Park, a Jane Austen-themed retreat in the British countryside. But as it turns out, this vacation is no time to …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Shadow Man by Helen Fields

Title: The Shadow ManAuthor: Helen FieldsPublication: February 4, 2021Publisher: Avon BooksGenre: Mystery ThrillerPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) He collects his victims. But he doesn’t keep them safe.Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don’t know where they are, and they don’t know why they’re there. They only …

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BOOK REVIEW: Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton

Title: Revenge of the SlutsAuthor: Natalie WaltonPublication: February 2, 2021Publisher: Wattpad BooksGenre: YA FictionPages: 328 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Double standards are about to get singled out. In this stunning debut, author Natalie Walton tackles privacy and relationships in the digital age. As a lead reporter for The Warrior Weekly, Eden …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Title: The Guest ListAuthor: Lucy FoleyPublication: June 2, 2020Publisher: William MorrowGenre: Psychological Thriller, MysteryPages: 319 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The body On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two …

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BOOK REVIEW: Aftershock by Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

Title: AftershockAuthor: Judy Melinek; T.J. MitchellPublication: January 19, 2020Publisher: Hanover Square PressGenre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Medical FictionPages: 255 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) There’s a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site, and medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska is on call. So it’s her job to figure …

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