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BOOK REVIEW: Swamplandia! by by Karen Russell

Title: Swamplandia!Author: Karen RussellPublication: February 1, 2011Publisher: Random HouseGenre: HumorPages: 418 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline–think Buddenbrooks set in the Florida Everglades–and Swamplandia!, their island home and gator-wrestling theme park, is swiftly being encroached upon by a sophisticated competitor known as the “World of Darkness.”  Ava, …

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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 Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton

Title: The Perfect GirlfriendAuthor: Karen HamiltonPublication: March 26, 2019Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Psychological Fiction, Thriller, SuspensePages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Juliette loves Nate. She will follow him anywhere. She’s even become a flight attendant for his airline so she can keep a closer eye on him. They are meant to be. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward

Title: Beautiful BadAuthor: Annie WardPublication: March 5, 2019Publisher: Park RowGenre: Mystery, Thriller, PsychologicalPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In the most explosive and twisted psychological thriller since The Woman in the Window, a beautiful marriage turns beautifully bad. Things that make me scared: When Charlie cries. Hospitals and lakes. When Ian drinks …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Last Letter by Rebecca Yarros

Title: The Last LetterAuthor: Rebecca YarrosPublication: February 26, 2019Publisher: Entangled: AmaraGenre: Contemporary Fiction, Romance, Military RomancePages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Beckett, If you’re reading this, well, you know the last-letter drill. You made it. I didn’t. Get off the guilt train, because I know if there was any chance you …

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BOOK REVIEW: Alumni Association by Michael Rudolph

Title: Alumni AssociationAuthor: Michael RudolphPublication: February 5, 2019Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Thrillers, Legal Thrillers. ConspiracyPages: 215 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) When young attorney Beth Swahn agrees to represent a former military academy facing demolition, what begins as a simple real estate litigation soon becomes a dangerously real threat. Beth’s stepfather, a founding …

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BOOK REVIEW: Playing for Keeps by Jill Shalvis

Title: Playing for KeepsAuthor: Jill ShalvisPublication: January 22, 2019Publisher: AvonGenre: RomancePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) If you’re planning on falling in love…When it comes to the confident, charismatic Caleb Parker, Sadie Lane feels the spark—the kind that comes from rubbing each other the wrong way. She’s yoga pants, he’s a suit. …

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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 Perfect Liar by Thomas Christopher Greene

Title: The Perfect LiarAuthor: Thomas Christopher GreenePublication: January 15, 2019Publisher: St. Martin’s PressGenre: Mystery, Thriller, SuspensePages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A seemingly perfect marriage is threatened by the deadly secrets husband and wife keep from each other, for fans of B.A. Paris and Paula Hawkins. Susannah, a young widow and single …

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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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