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Book Review: Drakenfeld by Mark Charan Newton

Title: Drakenfeld Author: Mark Charan Newton Genre: Historical Fantasy, Crime Publisher: Pan Macmillan / Tor UK Publication Date: October 2013 Hardcover: 429 Pages “I am Lucan Drakenfeld, second son of Calludian, Officer of the Sun Chamber and peace keeper.…

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Book Review: Vanished by Sheela Chari

Title: Vanished Author: Sheela Chari Genre: Contemporary, Mystery, PoC, Middle Grade Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Publication Date: July 2011 Hardcover: 336 Pages Eleven-year-old Neela dreams of being a famous musician, performing for admiring crowds on her traditional Indian stringed instrument. Her…

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Book Review: Joyland by Stephen King

Title: Joyland Author: Stephen King Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller (Ghosts/Horror) Publisher: Hard Case Crime Publication Date: June 2013 Paperback: 283 Pages Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in…

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Book Review: Venom by Fiona Paul

Title: Venom Author: Fiona Paul Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Young Adult Publisher: Philomel (Penguin Young Readers) Publication Date: October 2012 Hardcover: 432 Pages Cassandra Caravello is one of Renaissance Venice’s lucky elite: with elegant gowns, sparkling jewels, her…

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Book Review: 1222 by Anne Holt

Title: 1222 Author: Anne Holt Genre: Mystery, Thriller Publisher: Scribner (US) / Piratförlaget (Norway) Publication Date: August 2012 (US) Paperback: 352 Pages (US) A train on its way to the northern reaches of Norway derails during a massive blizzard,…

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Book Review: The Aviary by Kathleen O’Dell

Title: The Aviary Author: Kathleen O’Dell Genre: Historical, Fantasy, Mystery, Middle Grade/Young Adult Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Publication date: September 2011 Hardcover: 337 pages Twelve-year-old Clara Dooley has spent her whole life in the Glendoveer mansion, where…

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