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The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place – Girl Detective On The Case

Book Review : The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place A Flavia de Luce Mystery By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert!   Summary Flavia is enjoying the summer, spending her days punting along the river with her reluctant family. Languishing in … Continue reading

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First Impressions : A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen – What Is Your Expectation If An Author Mentions Austen?

Book Review : First Impressions A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen By Charlie Lovett Spoiler Alert! Summary A thrilling literary mystery co-starring Jane Austen from the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookman’s Tale Charlie Lovett first delighted … Continue reading

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The Philosopher’s Flight – Can Man Really Fly?

Book Review : The Philosopher’s Flight By Tom Miller Spoiler Alert! Summary A thrilling debut from ER doctor turned novelist Tom Miller, The Philosopher’s Flight is an epic historical fantasy set in a World-War-I-era America where magic and science have blended … Continue reading

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By The Book – Will You Be Persuaded To Love The Story Again?

Book Review : By The Book                        By Julia Sonneborn Spoiler Alert! Summary An English professor struggling for tenure discovers that her ex-fiancé has just become the president of her … Continue reading

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Wintersong – Do Goblin Kings Want Mortal Wives?

Book Review : Wintersong By S. Jae-Jones ebook Spoiler Alert! Summary All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her … Continue reading

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The Girls In the Picture – There Are Lights, There Are Cameras, but Is There Action?

Book Review : The Girls in the Picture By Melanie Benjamin Spoiler Alert! Summary An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel … Continue reading

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