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Vengeance Road – Classic Western Style Revenge Anyone?

Book Review : Vengeance Road By Erin Bowman Spoiler Alert! Summary Revenge is worth its weight in gold. When her father is murdered for a journal revealing the location of a hidden gold mine, eighteen-year-old Kate Thompson disguises herself as a boy … Continue reading

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The King’s Traitor – Do You Think You Know The Ending? And Everything In-Between?

Book Review : The King’s Traitor The Kingfountain Series By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Against all odds, Owen Kiskaddon grew from frightened boy to confident youth to trusted officer in the court of Kingfountain—and watched its regent, Severn Argentine, grow ever … Continue reading

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The Winter Sea – Hope For Spring

Book Review : The Winter Sea By Susanna Kearsley Spoiler Alert! Summary In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now, … Continue reading

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“Mistborn – The Final Empire” – Where Can A Book Go When It Begins At the End of An Empire?

Mistborn : The Final Empire By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! For a thousand years, the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years, the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years, the Lord … Continue reading

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“The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers” – Does This Companion Novel Add Anything To the Original?

Book Review : The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers                              The Secret to Loving Teens Effectively by Gary Chapman Spoiler Alert! At no other time have parents, teachers, and mentors been more desperate to find proven ways to reach teens. … Continue reading

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“The Rise of Nine” – Are Books Written To Be Made Into Movies?

Book Review : The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore (or James Frey) Spoiler Alert! Until the day I met John Smith, Number Four, I’d been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together, we are much … Continue reading

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“Insurgent” – A Sequel That is Full of Fire

Book Review : Insurgent by Veronica Roth Spoiler Alert! Conflict between the factions is raging. Erudite is vying for power and control in the government. Countless Abnegation have died, including Tris’s parents, at the hands of the mind-controlled Dauntless. Amity … Continue reading

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