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BOOK REVIEW: Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch

Rating Title: Love & LuckAuthor: Jenna Evans WelchPublication: May 8, 2018Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 254 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website Synopsis: (From Goodreads) Addie is visiting Ireland for her aunt’s over-the-top destination wedding and hoping she can stop thinking about the one horrible thing …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Maid by Nita Prose

Rating Title: The MaidAuthor: Nita ProsePublication: January 4, 2022Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: MysteryPages: 280 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Magic of Motherhood by Ashlee Gaad

Rating Title: The Magic of Motherhood: The Good Stuff, the Hard Stuff, and Everything In BetweenAuthor: Ashlee GaadPublication: April 4, 2017Publisher: ZondervanGenre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help, MotherhoodPages: 238 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Motherhood can often feel overwhelming and isolating. You find your feelings swinging between joy and uncertainty, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling

Rating Title: The Christmas PigAuthor: J.K RowlingPublication: October 12, 2021Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.Genre: Children, Fantasy Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) One boy and his toy are about to change everything… Jack loves his childhood toy, Dur Pig. DP has always been there for him, through good …

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BOOK REVIEW: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Rating Title: UgliesAuthor: Scott WesterfeldPublication: May 10, 2006Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersGenre: Teen, YA Fiction, Science FictionPages: 448 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation …

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BOOK REVIEW: At the End of Everything by Marieke Nijkamp

Rating Title: At the End of EverythingAuthor: Marieke NijkampPublication: January 25, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 400 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Hope Juvenile Treatment Center is ironically named. No one has hope for the delinquent teenagers who have been exiled …

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BOOK REVIEW: You Can Go Your Own Way by Eric Smith

Title: You Can Go Your Own WayAuthor: Eric SmithPublication: November 2, 2021Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: YA FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Adam Stillwater is in over his head. At least, that’s what his best friend would say. And his mom. And the guy who runs the hardware store down the street. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Shattered Midnight by Dhonielle Clayton

Title: Shattered MidnightAuthor: Dhonielle ClaytonPublication: January 18, 2022Publisher: Disney-HyperionGenre: Fantasy, YA FictionPages: 304 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Zora Broussard has arrived in New Orleans with not much more than a bag of clothes, a beautiful voice, and a pair of enchanted red shoes. Running from a tragic accident caused by her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Two x Four x Murder by Lorraine J. Anderson

Title: Two x Four x MurderAuthor: Lorraine J. AndersonPublication: April 10, 2021Publisher: Self-publishedGenre: MysteryPages: 163 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) Carrie Burton, reeling from her father’s untimely death, is hesitant to take over her father’s retail lumber business — even more so when a dead body is found in one of the …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Auschwitz Photographer by Luca Crippa and Maurizio Onnis

Title: The Auschwitz PhotographerAuthor: Luca Crippa and Maurizio OnnisPublication: September 7, 2021Publisher: SourcebooksGenre: Memoirs, WWIIPages: 372 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) The Nazis asked him to swear allegiance to Hitler, betraying his country, his friends, and everything he believed in.He refused. Poland, 1939. Professional photographer Wilhelm Brasse is deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau and …

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