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Mirror Gate – Enter a World of Mystery

Mirror Gate the Harbringer series By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert!   Summary Though relations between Princess Seraphin Fitzempress and her father have been strained, Sera’s royal position has remained unchallenged. Filled with self-doubt, she struggles to grasp the Mysteries—her greatest … Continue reading

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Carrick House – A Novelette in Shelley Adina’s Steampunk World

Carrick House Magnificent Devices By Shelley Adina Spoiler Alert!   Summary Who said life is but a dream after the wedding? Married eight months, Lady Claire Trevelyan and Dr. Andrew Malvern are blissfully working together on a new invention, and … Continue reading

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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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The Hawkman, A Fairy Tale of the Great War – When Do Men Become Beasts?

Book Review : The Hawkman A Fairy Tale of the Great War By Jane Rosenberg LaForge Spoiler Alert! Summary A great war, a great love, and the mythology that unites them; The Hawkman: A Fairy Tale of the Great War is … 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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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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Still Waters – How Does A Swedish Mystery Differ From An American Novel?

Book Review : Still Waters Sandhamn Murders e-book By Viveca Sten Spoiler Alert! Summary On a hot July morning on Sweden’s idyllic vacation island of Sandhamn, a man takes his dog for a walk and makes a gruesome discovery: a body, … Continue reading

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