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You Don’t Own Me (Under Suspicion #6) by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke

Synopsis "Laurie Moran recently became engaged to her show's former host, Alex Buckley, and since then, the two have been happily planning a summer wedding and preparing for their new life together. But then Laurie is approached by Robert and Cynthia Bell, parents of Dr. Martin Bell, a famously charming and talented physician who was… Continue reading You Don’t Own Me (Under Suspicion #6) by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke

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Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Synopsis "Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has: every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she feels like an outsider,… Continue reading Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

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The Towering Sky (The Thousandth Floor #3) by Katharine McGee

Synopsis "Welcome back to New York, 2119. A skyscraper city, fueled by impossible dreams, where the lives of five teenagers have become intertwined in ways that no one could have imagined. Leda just wants to move on from what happened in Dubai. Until a new investigation forces her to seek help—from the person she’s spent… Continue reading The Towering Sky (The Thousandth Floor #3) by Katharine McGee

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Book Review: Every Breath You Take (Under Suspicion #5)

Synopsis "Laurie Moran’s professional life is a success—her television show Under Suspicion is a hit, both in the ratings and its record of solving cold cases. But her romantic break from former host Alex Buckley has left her with on-air talent she can’t stand—Ryan Nichols—and a crippling sense of loneliness. Now Ryan has suggested a new case.… Continue reading Book Review: Every Breath You Take (Under Suspicion #5)

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Mini Review: A Discovery of Witches

Synopsis "Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book… Continue reading Mini Review: A Discovery of Witches

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Book Review: Hatemonger

Synopsis "Stephen Miller is one of the most influential advisors in the White House. He has crafted Donald Trump’s speeches, designed immigration policies that ban Muslims and separate families, and outlasted such Trump stalwarts as Steve Bannon and Jeff Sessions. But he’s remained an enigma. Until now. Emmy- and PEN-winning investigative journalist and author Jean… Continue reading Book Review: Hatemonger

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Book Review: The Witch Boy

Synopsis "In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be. When a mysterious danger… Continue reading Book Review: The Witch Boy

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Book Review: Mexican Gothic

Synopsis "After receiving a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find - her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and Noemí knows little about… Continue reading Book Review: Mexican Gothic

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Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope

Synopsis "When Karamo Brown first auditioned for the casting directors of Netflix’s Queer Eye, he knew he wouldn’t win the role of culture expert by discussing art and theater. Instead he decided to redefine what ‘culture’ could — and should — mean for the show. He took a risk and declared, ‘I am culture.’  Karamo believes that… Continue reading Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope