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Review of Cooking the Books by Kerry Greenwood

Cooking the Books is the latest Corinna Chapman mystery by Kerry Greenwood. In Cooking the Books Corinna is meant to be having a relaxing vacation while the bakery is closed but instead ends up baking for the set of a … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry

The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry  tells the story of Ginny Selvagio, a young woman with Asperger’s syndrome who loves cooking and lives with her parents. When her parents die she finds out that she can call on a spirit … Continue reading

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ranson Riggs

I really enjoyed Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Ransom Riggs has created a wonderfully compelling story with fantastic characters. I absolutely loved the usage of the old photographs throughout the story, it was a very unique way of adding … Continue reading

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The Gap Year by Sarah Bird

The Gap Year by Sarah Bird explores the last year of high school simultaneously from the view points of the parent and the child. It flips back and forth between Cam Lightsey (the mom) and Aubrey Lightsey (the daughter). I … Continue reading

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The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown is a very entertaining read that is perfect for book lovers. After their mother is diagnosed with cancer the Andreas sisters move back to the house they grew up in. Cordy, Bean and Rose … Continue reading

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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi is a surprising enjoyable read. I say surprising because after reading the synopsis I thought it sounded like a really cheesy book and I didn’t think I was going to enjoy it. After seeing several … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Being a well known author can help you: J.K Rowling has broken out of Children’s Literature and has written a book for adults. The name of the novel, plot and other details haven’t been released yet but there’s already lots … Continue reading

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Things I Love and Hate

Found this amazing book project on Twitter today. Julia Marchesi and Leon Reid IV have come up with a great way of sharing books with people in their community- a miniature brownstone house that acts as an outdoor cabinet for … Continue reading

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Bride of New France by Suzanne Desrochers

After the King rules that the streets of Paris will be emptied of beggars, Laure Beausejour is found on the streets with her poor parents. She is taken away from them and brought to the Enfant-Jésus dormitory at the Salpêtrière … Continue reading

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Sing You Home

Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult follows Zoe and Max as they try and fail to have a baby by IVF. After another miscarriage their marriage falls apart. The twist is in what happens to Zoe and Max after they … Continue reading

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