Book Review: The Mapmaker Chronicles: Race to the End of the World by A.L. Tait

“You cannot change what other people will do. You can only change how you will react to those things.” (Zain, The Mapmaker Chronicles: Race to the End of the World by A.L. Tait)   The Mapmaker Chronicles: Race to the

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Book Review: The Collector by Nora Roberts

“Fictional people are people too, otherwise why would we care what happens to them?” Lila Emerson, THE COLLECTOR by Nora Roberts The Collector by Nora Roberts released in 2014 and I finally picked up my copy — I know, I

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Book Review: The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch

I picked up my copy of The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch on a whim. I’d not read this author but the cover drew me in and then after reading the jacket blurb, I knew I  had to take the

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Book Review: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

“Who would ever want movies or TV when there are books?” Tiberius Blackthorn (Lord of Shadows, by Cassandra Clare) Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare is Book Two of The Dark Artifices and A Shadowhunter Novel, continuing the epic story

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Book Review: Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah

“The words, they are here and there! He does not recognize the illogic! To what dos one listen if not the words? If one matters, then so must the other!” Hercule Poirot, CLOSED CASKET by Sophie Hannah Closed Casket by

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Book Review: Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie

Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie has been in by TBR pile for a while, one of the few books by my favorite author that I had not read. Unfortunately, I found this to be a tedious read and not

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Book Review: The Firstborn by Quenby Olson

Happy Release Day to author Quenby Olson and her newest book, The Firstborn! I loved The Firstborn by Quenby Olson because as I read, I forgot I was reading. It’s that simple. When I can lose myself in a book

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Book Review: The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro

Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes are back again in The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro, the second book in her Charlotte Holmes trilogy. Teens Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes are descendants of the infamous duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr.

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#AmReading . . .Are you?

This weekend I began “The Last of August” by Brittany Cavallaro, the sequel to “A Study in Charlotte” that features Charlotte Holmes and Jamie Watson, teen descendants of the famous Holmes and Watson duo. If you haven’t read “A Study

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World Book and Copyright Day is Coming

World Book and Copyright Day — you may know it as World Book Day (although in the U.S. a World Book Day is celebrated in early March as well) or the International Day of the Book is April 23, 2017.

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