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Book Review: Solstice by Lorence Alison

Title: Solstice Author: Lorence Alison Genre: Horror YA Publisher: Imprint BooksPublication date: February 18 2020Hardcover: 288 pages A music fest goes wrong in this comic YA thriller as selfie-mad concert-goers wake up to realize their tropical island fantasy is…

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Book Review: Untamed Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Title: Untamed Shore Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Genre: Noir / Thriller Publisher: Agora BooksPublication date: February 11 2020Hardcover: 304 pages Baja California, 1979. Viridiana spends her days watching the dead sharks piled beside the seashore, as the fishermen pull their…

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Book Review: Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim

Title: Scavenge the Stars Author: Tara Sim Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Disney Publication date: January 7 2020Hardcover: 336 pages When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on…

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Book Review: Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin

Title: Foul is Fair Author: Hannah Capin Genre: Contemporary YA Thriller Publisher: PenguinPublication date: January 16 UK / February 20 US 2020Hardcover: 336 pages Four girls seek revenge on the boys who wronged them, golden boys beware. Jade and…

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Reading Round-Up: Lots of Books

It’s that time of the year when I go all “but where has the year gone” etc. You know the drill. This year, I started commuting pretty much 5 hours a day and that means I read SO MUCH.…

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Book Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Title: Queenie Author: Candice Carty-Williams Genre: Fiction Publisher: Orion Publishing Publication date: March 19 2019Hardcover: 330 pages Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for…

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Book Review: The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher

Title: The Twisted Ones Author: T. Kingfisher Genre: Horror Publisher: Saga PressPublication date: October 1 2019Hardcover: 400 pages When a young woman clears out her deceased grandmother’s home in rural North Carolina, she finds long-hidden secrets about a strange…

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Book Review: The Swallows by Lisa Lutz

Title: The Swallows Author: Lisa Lutz Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Mystery Publisher: Ballantine BooksPublication date: August 13 2019Hardcover: 368 pages What do you love? What do you hate? What do you want? It starts with this simple writing prompt from…

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Book Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Title: Gideon the Ninth Author: Tamsyn Muir Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy + Murder Mystery Publisher: Tor.comPublication date: September 10 2019Hardcover: 448 pages The Emperor needs necromancers.The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman.Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and…

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Book Review: Missing Person by Sarah Lotz

Title: Missing Person Author: Sarah Lotz Genre: Thriller Publisher:  Mulholland BooksPublication date: September 3 2019Hardcover: 480 pages Reclusive bookseller Shaun Ryan has always believed that his uncle Teddy died in a car accident twenty years ago. Then he learns the truth: Teddy fled…

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