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BOOK REVIEW: Clanlands by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish

Title: ClanlandsAuthor: Sam Heughan and Graham McTavishPublication: November 3, 2020Publisher: QuercusGenre: Non-Fiction, TravelPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) From their faithful camper van to boats, kayaks, bicycles, and motorbikes, join stars of Outlander Sam and Graham on a road trip with a difference, as two Scotsmen explore a land of raw …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Wedding Game by Meghan Quinn

Title: The Wedding GameAuthor: Meghan QuinnPublication: March 1, 2021Publisher: MontlakeGenre: RomancePages: 397 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Luna Rossi is a veritable crafting genius—she can bedazzle and bead so hard her Etsy site is one of the hottest in the world. So it’s only natural that Luna would convince her brother and …

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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 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: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Title: The Lost ApothecaryAuthor: Sarah PennerPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Park RowGenre: Historical FictionPages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Rule #1: The poison must never be used to harm another woman.Rule #2: The names of the murderer and her victim must be recorded in the apothecary’s register.One cold February evening in 1791, …

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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: Blame It On Paris by Jennifer Greene

Title: Blame It On ParisAuthor: Jennifer GreenePublication: October 15, 2012Publisher: HQNGenre: RomancePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Kelly Rochard is determined to have one last adventure before settling down to married life! Still, being mugged at the Louvre is not what she had in mind for her long-awaited trip to Paris. …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan

Title: The Kitchen FrontAuthor: Jennifer RyanPublication: February 23, 2021Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In a new World War II-set story from the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, four women compete for a spot hosting a wartime cookery program called The Kitchen Front – based …

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