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Book Review: "Like a River Glorious" (Gold Seer Trilogy #2) by Rae Carson

“Like a River Glorious” (The Gold Seer Trilogy #2) by Rae Carson (2016)

Genre: YA, Historical Fiction, Fantasy

Page Length: 406 pages (hardcover edition)

Synopsis: 567 more words

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Fiction Short Take: Garden of Lamentations - Deborah Crombie

This follow-up to 2014’s To Dwell in Darkness is much awaited—at least if my bookseller fans are any indication. A few books ago Crombie finally started hitting the bestseller lists, propelled there by readers who admire elegant, character-driven, old school police procedurals. 398 more words


Fiction Short Take: The Possessions - Sara Flannery Murphy

This debut is a high-concept thriller that draws from several genres. From speculative fiction comes a world where people who take a pill and channel the dead—and do so professionally. 308 more words


Cult Classics for Petites

We all have those favorite books, the ones that we keep on our shelves long after we finish the last page.  Those books that we hold dear, books that cause us to ponder something greater than ourselves.   695 more words

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Someone Else's Summer Spoiler Free Review (ARC)

Someone Else’s Summer by Rachel Bateman is an upcoming Young Adult novel. I received an ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. The book is scheduled for release on May 9, 2017. 545 more words

First book of the year

It’s been less than three weeks and I already finished reading the first book in 2017. Although I’m sure I won’t be able to keep up this pace, I’m happy I found some time to sit down and relax. 99 more words


Book of the Week: Perfect Little World - Kevin Wilson

Let me preface this review by saying readers love Kevin Wilson. Over the last five years a season has rarely gone by that a bookseller hasn’t asked when the author of the… 806 more words