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Book Review: Kindred by Octavia Butler

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Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her 26th birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. 1,047 more words

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History Revisited *Review*

I have been wanting to lay my hands on an Indian sci-fic book and when I went through “History Revisited” by Nishant Joshi, there were lot of expectations built up for such a young author. 346 more words

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Lets talk about...Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Winter, 1945. Four teenagers. Four secrets.

Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies…and war.

As thousands of desperate refugees flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom. 1,062 more words

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2016 “Late” Spring Books to Read

This is my “late spring addition”..sorry, life got busy! A late summer addition will come mid summer, thanks for your patience, Tracy

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Alice and Oliver: A Novel… 6,726 more words

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Are You Sitting Comfortably? by Bethany Leigh

Multiple heroines. Various misdeeds. Invariable punishment.

Bethany Leigh joins my blog today with an excerpt from her new book, Are You Sitting Comfortably? The title alone makes me laugh!

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Sara 101: Finished Series

Hello everyone!

I am back today with my personal feature, Sara 101, where I talk about me and myself and I and anything and everything that I could want to share about my personal life. 2,047 more words

Young Adult

41. The Shadow of the Wind (Carlos Ruiz Zafon)

“A book is a mirror that offers us only what we already carry inside us, that when we read, we do it with all our hear and mind, and great readers are becoming more scarce by the day”.

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