Tag Archives: Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Rating Title: My Favorite Half-Night StandAuthor: Christina LaurenPublication: December 4, 2018Publisher: Gallery BooksGenre: Fiction, Humor, Women’s FictionPages: 385 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Millie Morris has always been one of the guys. A UC Santa Barbara professor, she’s a female-serial-killer expert who’s quick with a …

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BOOK REVIEW: It Rained Warm Bread by Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet

Rating Title: It Rained Warm BreadAuthor: Gloria Moskowitz-SweetPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Square FishGenre: Children’s Fiction, Holocaust Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads A middle grade novel in verse about Moishe Moskowitz’s Holocaust survival story. Moishe was thirteen when the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939 and he was sent …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Title: The Book Woman of Troublesome CreekAuthor: Kim Michele RichardsonPublication: May 7, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks LandmarkGenre: FictionPages: 322 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is.  Thanks to Roosevelt’s Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome’s got its very own  traveling librarian, …

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BOOK REVIEW: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Title: American DirtAuthor: Jeanine CumminsPublication: January 21, 2021Publisher: Flatiron BooksGenre: FictionPages: 387 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) También de este lado hay sueños. On this side, too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of …

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BOOK REVIEW: Beartown by Frederik Backman

Title: BeartownAuthor: Frederik BackmanPublication: April 25, 2017Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: FictionPages: 434 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago …

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BOOK REVIEW: Rules of the Road by Ciara Geraghty

Title: Rules of the RoadAuthor: Ciara GeraghtyPublication: August 4, 2020Publisher: Park RowGenre: FictionPages: 401 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Iris Armstrong goes missing, her best friend Terry—wife, mother and all-around worrier—is convinced something bad has happened. And when she finds her glamorous, feisty friend, she’s right: Iris is setting out on …

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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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