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The Palm Reader by Julie Howard

“Ahhh.” The palm reader sighed heavily. Such was his power that we all exhaled lightly with him, and then leaned forward to hear what would come next. 2,256 more words

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JACKABY (Jackaby, #1): Review

Jackaby (Jackaby, #1) by William Ritter
Published by Algonquin Young Readers on September 16, 2014
Genres: young adult, historical fiction, urban fantasy
Pages: 299
Format: 472 more words

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Review: The Executioner's Daughter by Jane Hardstaff

A child that is born to the river shall return to the river.

All her life, Moss has lived in the Tower of London with her father, who serves as the executioner for King Henry VIII.

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63. The Cellist of Sarajevo (Steven Galloway)

In 1984, when I was in grade 6, my class followed the Sarajevo Winter Olympic games.  I remember watching the events and preparing a scrapbook of clippings complete with a laminated cover.   468 more words

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2 New Christian Fiction Novels

If I Run

By Terri Blackstock                 Genre: Christian Fiction – Crime
Reviewed by Meg                            4/5 stars


Terri Blackstock’s latest series of crime/thriller fiction commences with… 599 more words

Fifth Peak

Not many people have a secret hiding spot above 10,000 feet. I do. The fifth peak of Snow Mountain, the summit of this particular hike had to be close. 551 more words

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