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Book Review: Snapdragon

Synopsis "Snap's town has a witch. At least, that's how the rumor goes. But in reality, Jacks is just a crocks-wearing, internet-savvy old lady who sells roadkill skeletons online--after doing a little ritual to put their spirits to rest. It's creepy, sure, but Snap thinks it's kind of cool, too. They make a deal: Jacks will… Continue reading Book Review: Snapdragon

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Book Review: The Sleeping Beauty Killer (Under Suspicion #4)

Synopsis "Fifteen years after being convicted of murdering her fiancé—the famed philanthropist Hunter Raleigh III—Casey Carter is determined to clear her name. Though she has served her time, she finds that she is still living under suspicion. Going on the true crime show Under Suspicion seems to be her only hope to prove her innocence. The show’s… Continue reading Book Review: The Sleeping Beauty Killer (Under Suspicion #4)

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Book Review: Hidden (Texas Murder Files #1)

Synopsis "When a woman is found brutally murdered on Austin's lakeside hike-and-bike trail, investigative reporter Bailey Rhoads turns up on the scene demanding access and answers. She tries to pry information out of the lead detective, Jacob Merritt. Bu this case is unlike any he's ever seen, and nothing adds up. With the pressure building,… Continue reading Book Review: Hidden (Texas Murder Files #1)

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Book Review: Missing Justice (Samantha Kincaid #2)

Synopsis "Newly promoted Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid's first assignment back after a much-needed vacation is a hot one: Judge Clarissa Easterbrook has gone missing from a wealthy Portland neighborhood, and Sam has to make the DA look good until the prodigal judge returns. Yet it soon becomes clear that the woman didn't vanish voluntarily-and… Continue reading Book Review: Missing Justice (Samantha Kincaid #2)

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Mini Review: The Space Between Worlds

Synopsis "Multiverse travel is finally possible, but there’s just one catch: No one can visit a world where their counterpart is still alive. Enter Cara, whose parallel selves happen to be exceptionally good at dying—from disease, turf wars, or vendettas they couldn’t outrun. Cara’s life has been cut short on 372 worlds in total. On… Continue reading Mini Review: The Space Between Worlds

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Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir by Jean Guerrero

  Synopsis "In the tradition of parent-child memoirs, Enrique's Journey meets The Glass Castle, here is the haunting story of a daughter's quest to understand her father, to save him from his own demons and to save herself from following his self-destructive path. Marco Antonio was born in Mexico but as a teenager migrated with… Continue reading Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir by Jean Guerrero

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Book Review: Orange Volume 2

Synopsis "Naho immediately feels a connection to the new boy who has transferred to her class. Kakeru is calm, kind, and seems to like Naho as well. But their relationship gets thrown for a loop when Naho receives a letter from the future. The letter explains that Kakeru will die unless Naho does exactly as… Continue reading Book Review: Orange Volume 2

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Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4)

Synopsis "When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike’s office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story.… Continue reading Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4)

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Book Review: The Shadow of Kyoshi

Synopsis "Kyoshi’s place as the true Avatar has finally been cemented—but at a heavy cost. With her mentors gone, Kyoshi voyages across the Four Nations, struggling to keep the peace. But while her reputation grows, a mysterious threat emerges from the Spirit World. To stop it, Kyoshi, Rangi, and their reluctant allies must join forces… Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow of Kyoshi