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We Are All Good People Here By Susan Rebecca White Demonstrates Her Spectacular Historical Research… But What Happened To The Story? ARC Review- Released 8/6

I've never given the summary of a book up front but with We Are All Good People Here by Susan Rebecca White, I feel the need to do so. If only because I want everyone to understand the potential of this book. I don't want everyone to just hear my review of the book. I …

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Vividly Written Ghosts and the Psychokinetic Living Breathes Life Into Missing, Presumed Dead by Emma Berquist- ARC Review Out 5/21

Let's just be clear. When I posted my WWW yesterday (now updated) Missing, Presumed Dead by Emma Berquist was under "What am I currently reading," because I was about 75% done and was working on the review for An Illusion of Thieves (that review is coming next). Then a funny thing happened. Thank you to Greenwillow Books and Edelweiss …

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Socially Relevant and Spectacularly Entertaining, Let Me Hear A Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson Drops on May 21st- ARC Review

I was at a conference once when Jeff Zenter perfectly summarized Tiffany Jackson's body of work. I'm going to have to paraphrase, because it was more than a year ago that he said it, but it is important. It is important because no one and understand that I would bet the few things precious in …

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Reread/Recap of Venators Magic Unleashed by Devri Walls (Book 1 of Venators Series)

Originally when I read Magic Unleashed, book one in the Venators Series by Devri Walls, I lived walking distance from the Gateway Arch. Now I live right next door to the Arch, in St. Louis, and that changed the dynamic of Magic Unleashed just a bit. The Arch is quite cleverly utilized as a literal gateway …

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Four Star Review: Nation of Beasts (Book 1: Lord of the Sabbath) By Mariana Palova

Nation of the Beasts is the first of a new four book series by Mariana Palova (all of which will be translated into English). Per the publisher, The Mage's Lantern/International Book Publishers Association: Originally published in Spanish, La Nación de las Bestias: El Señor del Sabbath enchanted Latin American readers, and now the first book of …

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4.5 Star Review: After the Fire by Will Hill

After the Fire by Will Hill tells the story of “Moonbeam (appointed, not actual name),” a seventeen-year-old survivor of the Lord Legion cult, which is inspired David Koresh, the Branch Davidian Compound and Waco siege in 1993. Moonbeam is a child promised to the Lord Legion leader, Father John after her father’s death and mother’s …

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Three Star Arc Review: The Last 8 by Laura Pohl Published 3/5/2019

Trigger Warning: Suicide/ Suicidal Thoughts/ Self-Harm/ Depression The Last 8 by Laura Pohl is a science-fiction dystopian story set after an alien invasion. Told from the main character’s point of view, it sets a high-bar for dealing with heady issues straight-on. Without pulling any punches, we watch as Clover works through her Post Traumatic Stress …

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