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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell -What Would It Be Like If England Had Magic?

Book Review : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke Spoiler Alert! Summary Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me… The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long … Continue reading

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“Outrun The Moon” – The Value Of An Education

Book Review : Outrun The Moon By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. … Continue reading

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Under A Painted Sky – Should Historical Novels Use Racial Slurs Which Are Accurate For The Time Period?

Book Review : Under A Painted Sky By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician—not an easy thing if you’re a girl, and harder still if you’re Chinese. But … Continue reading

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Lady Cop Makes Trouble – Is The Trouble For The Criminals Or The Police?

Book Review : Lady Cop Makes Trouble A Kopp Sisters Novel By Amy Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary After besting (and arresting) a ruthless silk factory owner and his gang of thugs in Girl Waits with Gun, Constance Kopp became one of the … Continue reading

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The Earl’s London Bride – What Do You Get With A Free Romance On Kindle?

Book Review : The Earl’s London Bride The Chase Brides By Lauren Royal and Devon Royal Kindle Edition Spoiler Alert! Summary The Earl’s London Bride” is the SWEET & CLEAN ROMANCE edition of “Amethyst” by Lauren Royal. London, 1666: Amethyst … 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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In Good Company – A Must Read If You Love The Dictionary

Book Review : In Good Company A Class of Their Own #2 By Jen Turano Spoiler Alert! Summary After growing up as an orphan, Millie Longfellow is determined to become the best nanny the East Coast has ever seen. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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