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BOOK REVIEW: Just My Luck by Adele Parks

Title: Just My LuckAuthor: Adele ParksPublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: Domestic ThrillersPages: 385 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It’s the stuff dreams are made of – a lottery win so big, it changes everything. For fifteen years, Lexi and Jake have played the same six numbers with their friends, the Pearsons and …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) by Alyssa Sheinmel

Title: The Castle School (for Troubled Girls)Author: Alyssa SheinmelPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA FictionPages: 400 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Moira Dreyfuss’s parents announce that they’re sending her to an all-girls boarding school deep in the Maine woods, Moira isn’t fooled. She knows her parents are punishing her; she’s …

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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: Season of the Witch by Sarah Rees Brennan

Title: Season of the WitchAuthor: Sarah Rees BrennanPublication: July 9, 2019Publisher: ScholasticGenre: Teen & YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It’s the summer before her sixteenth birthday, and Sabrina Spellman knows her world is about to change. She’s always studied magic and spells with her aunts, Hilda and Zelda. …

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MOVIE REVIEW: The 13th Warrior Review

Megan and Kristin’s recent podcast about historical fiction films reminded me of a flick that is often admired by those who have seen it, if they have at all. On a not so scientific Facebook poll, about half of respondents (my friends) said that they had seen it. Nearly everyone …

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BOOK REVIEW: Verity by Colleen Hoover

Title: VerityAuthor: Colleen HooverPublication: December 7, 2018Publisher:  Hoover Ink, Inc.Genre: Romance, SuspencePages: 333 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete …

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BOOK REVIEW: Hearts Abroad by Skye McNeil

Title: Hearts AbroadAuthor: Skye McNeilPublication: February 2, 2019Publisher: Hot Tree PublishingGenre: Women’s Fiction, Romance SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When a fun-loving American nanny turns a millionaire British single dad’s world upside down, it’s inevitable life is going to get complicated. Taking a break from screenwriting in New York City, Londyn Bellerose takes a nannying …

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