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Black Flowers, White Lies – A YA Thriller

Book Review : Black Flowers, White Lies  By Yvonne Ventresca Spoiler Alert! Summary Her father died before she was born, but Ella Benton knows they have a supernatural connection. Since her mother discourages these beliefs, Ella keeps her cemetery visits secret. But … Continue reading

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Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d – A Detective Story With A Bike Named Gladys

Book Review : Thrice The Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d A Flavia de Luce Novel By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Canada, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to … Continue reading

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The McCarran Collection – A Bit Of A Mystery and A Love Story

Book Review : The McCarran Collection By Liz Adair Kindle Edition Spoiler Alert! Summary Bridget Olasfson, a beautiful archivist hiding secrets, comes to Utah’s brilliant red rock country to catalog the McCarran Collection. Though she’s sworn off men in her life, … Continue reading

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Chasing Vermeer – A Tween Da Vinci Code?

Book Review : Chasing Vermeer By Blue Balliett Illustrated by Brett Helquist Spoiler Alert! Summary When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Benedict Society – The Children Must Save The World

Book Review : The Mysterious Benedict Society By Trenton Lee Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary “Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?” Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series … 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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“The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane” -A New Take On The Witches Of Salem

Book Review : The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane By Katherine Howe Spoiler Alert! Summary Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation. But when her mother asks her to handle the sale … Continue reading

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