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Pretty Dead Queens | Alexa Donne | Book Review

Pretty Dead Queens is a new young adult thriller written by Alexa Donne. Fifty years ago, the homecoming queen was murdered and founded laying facedown in the high school pool. Since then it has become tradition to honor her memory and to never forget what happened that fateful night. Recently, Cecelia Ellis moved in withContinue reading “Pretty Dead Queens | Alexa Donne | Book Review”

The Family Game | Catherine Steadman | Book Review

Thrillers are not in my usual repertoire but occasionally there is one that will catch my eye. That is exactly what happened with The Family Game by Catherine Steadman. Harriet (Harry) recently became engaged to businessman Edward Holbeck. He is a member of the high society and his family comes form old money. Prior toContinue reading “The Family Game | Catherine Steadman | Book Review”

Angelika Frankeinstein Makes Her Match | Sally Thorne | Book Review

Angelika Frankenstein is the younger sister of scientist Victor Frankenstein. She has lived a some what sheltered life and has been unable to find a proper suitor. One ight when she is helping her bother gather the pieces for his next experiment, an idea forms that if she can’t find the perfect made perhaps sheContinue reading “Angelika Frankeinstein Makes Her Match | Sally Thorne | Book Review”

Henry Hamlet’s Heart | Rhiannon Wilde | Book Review

Henry Hamlet’s Heart is set in Brisbane, Australia and is a beautiful friends to lovers story. It is senior year for Henry and his friends and everything is changing around them. Time seems to just be speeding forward forcing them to make decisions about their future. This brings up alot of emotions especially with theContinue reading “Henry Hamlet’s Heart | Rhiannon Wilde | Book Review”

Stinetinglers |R.L. Stine|Book Review

Growing up, R.L. Stine was the king of scary stories for children. From Goosebumps to Fear Street, my generation devoured his books. I was actually able to meet at BEA which was super exciting. When I saw that he was releasing a new book I was quick to request it on Netgalley. Luckily for me,Continue reading “Stinetinglers |R.L. Stine|Book Review”

Those Summer Nights | Laura Silverman | Book Review

Hannah has spent the past year trying to distract herself from life. She has used anything to keep her mind somewhere else. It gets so bad that she is even sent to a boarding school by her parents. Now she is back for the summer and is feeling the pressure to be nothing but good.Continue reading “Those Summer Nights | Laura Silverman | Book Review”

We Are The Scribes | Randi Pink | Book Review

Randi Pink has been on my author radar since earlier this year when I read Angel of Greenwood. I was completely captivated by the way that she wrote and knew I wanted to read more from her. So when We Are The Scribes became available on Netgalley, I was quick to request it. The premiseContinue reading “We Are The Scribes | Randi Pink | Book Review”

Lost Luggage | Samantha Tonge | Book Review

Lost Luggage is a story of loss, forgiveness, and personal growth. As a reader, I wanted to feel invested in this storyline and characters but, it took me a while to get there. At the beginning, I just felt like things were getting pretty repetitive. I understood that the main character Dolly had experienced aContinue reading “Lost Luggage | Samantha Tonge | Book Review”

The Prisoner and the Writer | Heather Camlot and Sophie Casson | Book Review

The Prisoner and the Writer is a new middle grade graphic novel written by Heather Camlot and illustrated by Sophie Casson. It is a story of bias and prejudice within the French political history. The main character is a man (Captain Alfred Dreyfus) who is falsely accused to treason to his country and who isContinue reading “The Prisoner and the Writer | Heather Camlot and Sophie Casson | Book Review”

Vanessa Jared’s Got A Man | LaQuette | Book Review

Vanessa Jared’s Got A Man is all about one women’s journey in self discovery and love. Vanessa Jared was stuck in an unhappy married which was broken up after it was discovered her husband was having an affair. Following the break up of her marriage, she attends a divorce counseling group where she meets twoContinue reading “Vanessa Jared’s Got A Man | LaQuette | Book Review”

Chasing the Four Winds

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A. A. MacConnell

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