Category Archives: All Time Favorites

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The Great Passage – How Can A Dictionary Change Your Life?

Book Review : The Great Passage By Shion Miura Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter Spoiler Alert! Summary A charmingly warm and hopeful story of love, friendship, and the power of human connection. Award-winning Japanese author Shion Miura’s novel is a reminder … Continue reading

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A Time of Love and Tartan – Does Bertie’s Life Get Better?

Book Review : A Time of Love and Tartan  44 Scotland Street By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary When Pat accepts her narcissistic ex-boyfriend Bruce’s invitation for coffee, she has no idea of the complications in her romantic and professional … Continue reading

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Interview With Jennifer Nielsen – Author of The Traitor’s Game

Interview With Jennifer A. Nielsen Jennifer A. Nielsen is the New York Times bestselling author of The Ascendence Trilogy and a two time recipient of the Whitney Award in 2013 and 2014.     She is also the author of the The … Continue reading

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Storm Glass, The Harbinger Series – Can the World Change the Differences of Social Class and Education?

Book Review: Storm Glass The Harbinger series #1 By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Theirs is a world of opposites. The privileged live in sky manors held aloft by a secretive magic known only as the Mysteries. Below, the earthbound poor … Continue reading

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The Dream Thieves – How to Raise the Stakes in a Series!

Book Review : The Dream Thieves The Raven Cycle By Maggie Stiefvater Spoiler Alert! Summary Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling … Continue reading

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The Traitor’s Game – Who Decides If You’re a Traitor or a Hero?

Book Review : The Curious Affair of The Witch At Wayside Cross By Jennifer A. Nielsen Spoiler Alert! Summary Nothing is as it seems in the kingdom of Antora. Kestra Dallisor has spent three years in exile in the Lava Fields, … Continue reading

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Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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