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BOOK REVIEW: The Last Bookshop in London by Madeline Martin

Title: The Last Bookshop in LondonAuthor: Madline MartinPublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: Hanover Square PressGenre: Historical FictionPages: 251 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) August 1939: London prepares for war as Hitler’s forces sweep across Europe. Grace Bennett has always dreamed of moving to the city, but the bunkers and blackout curtains that she …

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BOOK REVIEW: In Times of Rain and War by Camron Wright

Title: In Times of Rain and WarAuthor: Camron WrightPublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: Shadow MountainGenre: Historical FictionPages: 312 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) During World War II, an American soldier encounters a German woman living a secret life in bomb-blighted London. In September of 1940, the Blitz had begun. Like other British civilians, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Murder Game by Carrie Doyle

Title: The Murder GameAuthor: Carrie DoylePublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, Thriller, SuspensePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What if your best friend and roommate killed a teacher at your prep school? Or what if he didn’t do it, but he’s being framed, and you’re the only person who …

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BOOK REVIEW: Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay

Title: Every Last FearAuthor: Alex FinlayPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: ThrillerPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After a late night of partying, NYU student Matt Pine returns to his dorm room to devastating news: nearly his entire family—his mom, his dad, his little brother and sister—have been found dead from …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Unofficial Poldark Cookbook by Tricia Cohen and Larry Edwards

Title: The Unofficial Poldark CookbookAuthor: Tricia Cohen & Larry EdwardsPublication: May 1, 2018Publisher: SkyhorseGenre: CookbooksPages: 194 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The ultimate gift for Poldark fans! Divided into boarding house or manor, and complete with homey and festive dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, this Poldark cookbook features these classic recipes from the show including: …

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BOOK REVIEW: Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan

Title: Little DisastersAuthor: Sarah VaughanPublication: August 18, 2020Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: Domestic ThrillersPages: 448 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A new thought-provoking novel exploring the complexity of motherhood and all that connects and disconnects us. You think you know her…but look a little closer. She is a stay-at-home mother-of-three with boundless reserves of …

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BOOK REVIEW: Her Homecoming Wish by Jo McNally

Title: Her Homecoming WishAuthor: Jo McNallyPublication: February 1, 2020Publisher: HarlequinGenre: RomancePages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Mackenzie Wallace hopes there’s still some bad boy lurking beneath single father Danny Adams’s upright exterior. Being the proverbial good girl left her brokenhearted and alone in the past. Now she’s back in town and …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

Title: The SimilarsAuthor: Rebecca HanoverPublication: January 1, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 400 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When six clones join Emmaline’s prestigious boarding school, she must confront the heartbreak of seeing her dead best friend’s face each day in class. The Similars are all anyone can talk …

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TV RECAP: Outlander S4:E7

**SPOILER ALERT** If you have not seen the newest episode of Outlander from this past Sunday, stop reading now. Spoilers lie ahead. You have been warned. Photo Credit: STARZ **SPOILER ALERT**SPOILER ALERT**SPOILER ALERT** As the episode opens, we see Bree walking across a snow-dusted moor.  She has made it through the …

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