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BOOK REVIEW: Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale

Title: Midnight in AustenlandAuthor: Shannon HalePublication: September 4, 2012Publisher: BloomsburyGenre: RomancePages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Charlotte Kinder is in need of true escape when she heads from Ohio to Pembrook Park, a Jane Austen-themed retreat in the British countryside. But as it turns out, this vacation is no time to …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Shadow Man by Helen Fields

Title: The Shadow ManAuthor: Helen FieldsPublication: February 4, 2021Publisher: Avon BooksGenre: Mystery ThrillerPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) He collects his victims. But he doesn’t keep them safe.Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don’t know where they are, and they don’t know why they’re there. They only …

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BOOK REVIEW: Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton

Title: Revenge of the SlutsAuthor: Natalie WaltonPublication: February 2, 2021Publisher: Wattpad BooksGenre: YA FictionPages: 328 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Double standards are about to get singled out. In this stunning debut, author Natalie Walton tackles privacy and relationships in the digital age. As a lead reporter for The Warrior Weekly, Eden …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Title: The Guest ListAuthor: Lucy FoleyPublication: June 2, 2020Publisher: William MorrowGenre: Psychological Thriller, MysteryPages: 319 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The body On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two …

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BOOK REVIEW: Aftershock by Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

Title: AftershockAuthor: Judy Melinek; T.J. MitchellPublication: January 19, 2020Publisher: Hanover Square PressGenre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Medical FictionPages: 255 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) There’s a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site, and medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska is on call. So it’s her job to figure …

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BOOK REVIEW: Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner

Title: Before She DisappearedAuthor: Lisa GardnerPublication: January 19, 2021Publisher: DuttonGenre: Thriller, MysteryPages: 395 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will–searching for missing people the world has stopped looking …

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LIZ’S TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2020

At the beginning of the year, I set my bar to read 50 books.  Then well you see what happened with the year I aimed my bar higher and read 104 books in the year 2020.  I have set my bar at 60 for this year and can raise it …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Title: The Boy in the Striped PajamasAuthor: John BoynePublication: October 23, 2007Publisher: David Fickling BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 215 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family …

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