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The Dream Thieves – How to Raise the Stakes in a Series!

Book Review : The Dream Thieves The Raven Cycle By Maggie Stiefvater Spoiler Alert! Summary Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling … Continue reading

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First Impressions : A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen – What Is Your Expectation If An Author Mentions Austen?

Book Review : First Impressions A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen By Charlie Lovett Spoiler Alert! Summary A thrilling literary mystery co-starring Jane Austen from the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookman’s Tale Charlie Lovett first delighted … Continue reading

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The Raven Boys – Do You Like Subtle Changes in POV?

Book Review : The Raven Boys The Raven Cycle By Maggie Stiefvater Spoiler Alert! Summary “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or … Continue reading

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Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Stone, The Copernicus Legacy – Does The Past Draw In Readers?

Book Review : The Forbidden Stone                        The Copernicus Legacy By Tony Abbott Spoiler Alert! Summary The Copernicus Legacy has everything middle-grade readers love-an international adventure, a compelling friendship story, … Continue reading

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Caraval – Is It A Game Worth Playing?

Book Review : Caraval By Stephanie Garber Spoiler Alert! Summary Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has … Continue reading

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The Pirates Of Pompeii – An Explosive Mystery

Book Review : The Pirates Of Pompeii The Roman Mysteries By Caroline Lawrence Spoiler Alert! Summary It is late August of A.D. 79. The Roman world is reeling from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Hundreds of refugees are living in a makeshift … Continue reading

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