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The Hollow Crown – Will The Kingdom Flourish After The Fall Of A Tyrant?

Book Review: The Hollow Crown The Kingfountain series #4 By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Following the downfall of a tyrant in the Wall Street Journal bestselling Kingfountain trilogy, years have passed in prosperity for the kingdom of Ceredigion. Now, as the … Continue reading

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Cinder – Cyborgs, Lunar Invaders and a Prince

Book Review : Cinder The Lunar Chronicles By Marissa Meyer Spoiler Alert! Summary Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No … Continue reading

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Girl Waits With Gun – Based On True Events!

Book Review : Girl Waits With Gun Kopp Sisters #1 By Amy Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from … Continue reading

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Born Wicked – Is It Women or Witches Who Are Born Wicked?

Book Review : Born Wicked The Cahill Witch Chronicles: Book 1 By Jessica Spotswood Spoiler Alert! Summary Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth … Continue reading

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“Alanna, The First Adventure” – How Does Alanna Measure Up To the Protector of the Small Series?

Book Review: Alanna, The First Adventure                                  Song of the Lioness By Tamora Pierce Spoiler Alert!   Summary From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, … Continue reading

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“Shadow Scale” – Does the Sequel Live Up To Seraphina?

Book Review: Shadow Scale By Rachel Hartman Spoiler Alert! Summary The kingdom of Goredd: a world where humans and dragons share life with an uneasy balance, and those few who are both human and dragon must hide the truth. Seraphina … Continue reading

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“Heart’s Blood” – Retelling a Fairytale

Book Review: Heart’s Blood By Juliet Marillier Spoiler Alert! Summary Whistling Tor is a place of secrets and mystery. Surrounded by a wooded hill, and unknown presences, the crumbling fortress is owned by a chieftain whose name is spoken throughout … Continue reading

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“Warbreaker” – Where Magic Has New Breath

Book Review: Warbreaker By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! Warbreaker is the story of two sisters, who happen to be princesses, the God King one of them has to marry, the lesser god who doesn’t like his job, and the immortal … 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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“Snow White and the Huntsman” – Fairy Tale Book and Movies Are the New Rage

Book Review : Snow White and the Huntsman On the inside cover it reads : A Novel by Lily Blake Based on the Motion Picture Screenplay by Evan Daughtery and John Lee Hancock and Hossein Amini Screen Story by Evan … Continue reading

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