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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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The Gray House – Is The House Sentient?

Book Review : The Gray House By Mariam Petrosyan Spoiler Alert! Summary The Gray House is an astounding tale of how what others understand as liabilities can be leveraged into strengths. Bound to wheelchairs and dependent on prosthetic limbs, the physically disabled … Continue reading

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The Wounded Shadow – Do the Ends Tie Up In A Satisfactory Manor?

Book Review : The Wounded Shadow The Darkwater Saga #3 By Patrick W. Carr Spoiler Alert! Summary The kings and queens of the northern continent lay siege to the Darkwater Forest, desperate to contain its evil. But rumors of gold and aurium … Continue reading

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