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BOOK REVIEW: The One Who Got Away by L.A. Detwiler

Title: The One Who Got AwayAuthor: L.A. DetwilerPublication: February 19, 2020Publisher: HarperCollinsGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 313 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Adeline Evans has recently moved into a home for the elderly. A safe space, where she can be cared for. When she begins to receive cryptic and threatening notes, she is certain that …

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BOOK REVIEW: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Title: Next Year in HavanaAuthor: Chanel CleetonPublication: February 6, 2018Publisher: BerkleyGenre: Historical FictionPages: 394 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The daughter …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Orphan by Stacey Halls

Title: The Lost OrphanAuthor: Stacey HallsPublication: April 7, 2020Publisher:  MIRA; Harper CollinsGenre: Historical Fiction, RomancePages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A mother’s love knows no bounds… London, 1754. Six years after leaving her newborn, Clara, at London’s Foundling Hospital, young Bess Bright returns to reclaim the illegitimate daughter she has never …

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BOOK REVIEW: Breathe by Stacey R. Campbell

Title: BreatheAuthor: Stacey R. CampbellPublication: February 14, 2020Publisher:  Amazon ServicesGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 208 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) COUNTDOWN TO A ROYAL WEDDING Some people say a wedding is the perfect place to find romance. That is certainly not the case when your sister is the queen of a small …

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BOOK REVIEW: Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Title: Monday’s Not ComingAuthor: Tiffany D. JacksonPublication: May 22, 2018Publisher:  Katherine Tegen BookGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Final Deception by Heather Graham

Title: The Final DeceptionAuthor: Heather GrahamPublication: March 31, 2020Publisher:  HarlequinGenre: Mystery/Thriller/SuspensePages: 304 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) How do you confront a threat that is hiding in plain sight? FBI agent Craig Frasier and psychologist Kieran Finnegan hunt a serial killer with a too-close connection to Finnegan’s Pub in this explosive thriller, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Ten Days Gone by Beverly Long

Title: Tend Days GoneAuthor: Beverly LongPublication: February 18, 2020Publisher:  MIRAGenre: Mystery/Thriller/SuspensePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) They know exactly when he’ll strike… They just have to find him first. In all their years working for the Baywood police department, detectives A.L. McKittridge and Rena Morgan have never seen anything like it. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Hers To Tame by Rhenna Morgan

Title: Hers To TameAuthor: Rhenna MorganPublication: March 16, 2020Publisher:  Carina PressGenre: Contemporary RomancePages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) As an avtoritet for the most powerful crime syndicate in New Orleans, Kir Vasilek doesn’t act without purpose, doesn’t speak without thought and never, ever loses his cool. The lives of his brothers, his family, depend …

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BOOK TO TV COMPARISON: The Handmaid’s Tale

I have a confession. I watched the show before reading the book. I had never even heard of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood before the show hit Hulu a few years back. So years later I decided it was time to read it and compare it to the show. …

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