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BOOK REVIEW: Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer

Rating Title: Mr. Perfect on PaperAuthor: Jean MeltzerPublication: August 9, 2022Publisher: MIRAGenre: RomancePages: 416 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The perfect Jewish husband should be:* A doctor or lawyer (preferably a doctor)* Baggage-free (no previous marriages, no children)* And of course—he must be Jewish As the creator …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

Title: The Book of Lost NamesAuthor: Kristin HarmelPublication: May 25, 2021Publisher: Gallery BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 416 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II—an experience Eva remembers well—and the search to …

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BOOK REVIEW: Out of Her Depth by Lizzy Barber

Rating Title: Out of Her DepthAuthor: Lizzy BarberPublication: July 12, 2022Publisher: MIRAGenre: Domestic ThrillerPages: 381 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In the lush green hills beyond Florence sits the Villa Medici—a graceful pensione surrounded by manicured gardens. Rachel, a college student from an unfashionable London suburb, can’t …

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BOOK REVIEW: Sweet Home Alaska by Jennifer Snow

Rating Title: Sweet Home AlaskaAuthor: Jennifer SnowPublication: March 24, 2022Publisher: HQN BooksGenre: RomancePages: 340 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Skylar Beaumont never wanted to return to Alaska. Still, when duty calls, she can’t refuse. And, as a third-generation “Coastie” and the only female captain in the local …

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BOOK REVIEW: An Affair at Stonecliffe by Candace Camp

Rating Title: An Affair at StonecliffeAuthor: Candace CampPublication: May 24, 2022Publisher: HQN BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 356 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Noelle Rutherford will never be accepted by the London ton. Her late husband, Adam—a free-spirited aristocrat with bohemian tendencies—married her for love, much to the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Lock the Doors by Vincent Ralph

Rating Title: Lock the DoorsAuthor: Vincent RalphPublication: March 1, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 400 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A brand new addictive, twisty thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of 14 WAYS TO DIE.Tom’s family have moved into their dream home. But …

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BOOK REVIEW: This Is Why We Lie by Gabriella Lepore

Title: This Is Why We LieAuthor: Gabriella LeporePublication: September 21, 2021Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 292 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Everyone in Gardiners Bay has a secret.When Jenna Dallas and Adam Cole find Colleen O’Dell’s body floating off the shore of their coastal town, the community of Gardiners Bay is …

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BOOK REVIEW: Shutter by Melissa Larsen

Title: ShutterAuthor: Melissa LarsenPublication: June 15, 2021Publisher: BerkleyGenre: ThrillerPages: 362 (Audiobook – 9 hours, 47 minutes) SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In the wake of her father’s death, Betty Roux doesn’t allow herself to mourn. Instead, she pushes away her mother, breaks up with her boyfriend, and leaves everything behind to move …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Girl in the Headlines by Hannah Jayne

Title: The Girl in the HeadlinesAuthor: Hannah JaynePublication: July 6, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Andrea McNulty goes to sleep on her eighteenth birthday with a near-perfect life: she’s a high school field hockey star, a doted-upon big sister, the beloved daughter of two happy …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Title: The Book Woman of Troublesome CreekAuthor: Kim Michele RichardsonPublication: May 7, 2019Publisher: Sourcebooks LandmarkGenre: FictionPages: 322 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is.  Thanks to Roosevelt’s Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome’s got its very own  traveling librarian, …

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