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BOOK REVIEW: The Year They Fell by David Kreizman

Title: The Year They FellAuthor: David KreizmanPublication: July 30, 2019Publisher: Macmillian; ImprintGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 377 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When a horrible tragedy unites five very different high school seniors, they discover the worst moment of your life can help determine who you really are in the powerful YA novel, The …

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BOOK REVIEW: How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway

Title: How to Hack a HeartbreakAuthor: Kristin RockawayPublication: July 30, 2019Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Women’s FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Swipe right for love. Swipe left for disaster. By day, Mel Strickland is an underemployed helpdesk tech at a startup incubator, Hatch, where she helps entitled brogrammers—”Hatchlings”—who can’t even fix their …

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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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