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Book Review: Beauty of the Beast by Viktoria Faust

I’m not quite sure how I found this book, but, I’m glad I did. I’ve only read a few vampire books. This one is unlike any other vampire story I’ve read before. 303 more words

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Spill Simmer Falter Wither, by Sara Baume*****

This novel defies genre, and if you read it, I defy you to ever forget it. Thank you to Net Galley and to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for the DRC. 605 more words

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Leap Year Feature: “Torn: Sixty Days of Calaboose” (Psychological Drama Novel)

It was February 29th, a leap year of all things, the day his life went to hell, but Adrian hardly paid much attention.  He had never actually read about anything bad happening on that date and wasn’t looking for anything bad to happen either. 405 more words


Pilgrims: A Lake Wobegon Romance*****

Oh my stars. Keillor is at his finest here. I’ve never read anything funnier. Every now and then I permit myself to read a title that isn’t a new release but that I’ve been considering reading for a long time. 626 more words

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Bonita Faye, by Margaret Moseley****

Brash Books has a new release, and it’s exactly the kind of novel you’d want to take to a warm sandy beach, or perhaps just to curl up with while the snow falls. 312 more words

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Book Review: The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt, by Tracy Farr, is the fictional memoir of an octogenarian musician who has lived through two world wars and across four continents. 657 more words

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A Summer Paradise: We Were Liars - By E. Lockhart

We Were Liars is about the Sinclairs, an ideal WASPy family: the patriarch, his three daughters, and their families. In summers, the clan retreats to its private island off Martha’s Vineyard. 227 more words