Category Archives: All Time Favorites

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The Lost Wonderland Diaries – Does It Live Up To the Genius of the Original?

The Lost Wonderland Diaries By J. Scott Savage Spoiler Alert!   Summary Something monstrous has been found in the magic world of Wonderland and it wants to get out. Lewis Carroll created a curious and fantastical world in his classic … Continue reading

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The First Five-Dozen Tales of Razia Shah: and Other Stories – Looking For Something New? This is it!

The First Five-Dozen Tales of Razia Shah: and Other Stories By James Goldberg Spoiler Alert!   Summary Razia Shah—a promising, bright, suicidally-depressed seventeen-year-old living in New Delhi—has to tell herself a new story each day to convince herself to keep … Continue reading

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The Law of Moses – Is it a Romance, a Tragedy, or a Mystery? Paranormal?

The Law of Moses By Amy Harmon Spoiler Alert! Summary If I tell you right up front, right in the beginning that I lost him, it will be easier for you to bear. You will know it’s coming, and it … Continue reading

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The Splendor Falls – Do You Love Intrigue?

The Splendor Falls By Susanna Kearsley Spoiler Alert!   Summary 1205 – the town of Chinon is beseiged by enemies of King John, and his young Queen calls upon a trusted servant to conceal her treasured jewels. Emily Braden is … Continue reading

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Words on Fire – The Impossible Choices of War

Words on Fire By Jennifer A Nielsen Spoiler Alert!   Summary Danger is never far from Audra’s family farm in Lithuania. She always avoids the occupying Russian Cossack soldiers, who insist that everyone must become Russian — they have banned … Continue reading

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Resistance – Little Known Events of WWII

Resistance By Jennifer A Nielsen Spoiler Alert!   Summary Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, … Continue reading

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The Court of Miracles – Are You Ready To Be Swept Away? Revolution is Bubbling in France, Revisiting the Days of Jean Valjean.

The Court of Miracles By Kester Grant Spoiler Alert!   Summary Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris’s criminal underground in the wake of the French … Continue reading

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The Mermaid’s Sister -Do You Love Fairytales? This One Hits the Mark!

The Mermaid’s Sister By Carrie Anne Noble Spoiler Alert! Summary There is no cure for being who you truly are… In a cottage high atop Llanfair Mountain, sixteen-year-old Clara lives with her sister, Maren, and guardian, Auntie. By day, they … Continue reading

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The Spinster Chronicles – A Must-Read For Regency Romance Addicts

The Spinster ChroniclesBy Rebecca Connolly The Merry Lives of Spinsters #1 SUMMARY: Georgiana Allen is a spinster and everybody knows it. She also happens to be one of the writers for the Spinster Chronicles, and everybody knows that as well. … Continue reading

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Unlimited Memory – Do These Memory Tricks Really Work?

Unlimited MemoryHow to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to LearnFaster, Remember More and be More Productive By Grandmaster Kevin Horsley Spoiler Alert! Summary Kevin Horsley Broke a World Memory Record in 2013… And You’re About to Learn How to Use His … Continue reading

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