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Review: THE BLOOD OF AN ENGLISHMAN by M.C. Beaton

As you readers know, I’m a huge Agatha Raisin fan! I received the latest Agatha mystery this summer from Net Galley. The book published this week. 185 more words

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Review: THE MAJOR'S DAUGHTER by J. P. Francis

As I enjoy reading WWII genre novels, I requested THE MAJOR’S DAUGHTER through Net Galley this summer for my kindle. This novel tells the story of star-crossed lovers: Collie, the major’s daughter in a German POW work camp in New Hampshire, and August, a German POW. 346 more words

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Quick YA Review: ESSENCE by A. L. Waddington - Book One of the E.V.E. Series

Over the summer I received a kindle edition of ESSENCE from my friends at Booktrope. In this story, a high school senior (Jocelyn) lives a fairly run of the mill existence, until she starts having strange visions and dreams, and feels a strong connection to a boy she has only just met, yet when she is around him she feels nauseous and faints. 179 more words

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Ambition, changing social roles and romance: Review of Anne Mateer's "Playing by Heart"

“Playing by Heart” met my criteria for a good book. It taught me something- namely, it gave me a strong sense of appreciation for how greatly social norms have changed in the past century in terms of women’s roles and perceived abilities in the workplace and in sports. 339 more words

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YA Review: HOW TO FALL by Jane Casey

I love a good, creepy YA mystery. This one I read in the spring, though it publishes in late summer. It appears to be the first of a series. 178 more words

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Review: I've Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins Clark

I had missed the fact that Mary’s written another mystery lately, and I was surprised to see it out on the new release shelf at the library (usually there are about 300 people in the queue ahead of me for a MHC new release!). 602 more words

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