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Title: Dark Matter Author: Blake Crouch Genre: suspense, sci-fi, thriller Publisher: Crown Date: July 26, 2016 Jason Dessen is brilliant. With his mind, he could have been one of the foremost scientists in the world – easily. But he decided to focus on his family instead. His relationship with his […]

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch


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Title: Sense and Sensibility Author: Sarah Price Genre: Amish Publisher: Realms Date: March 1, 2016 Eleanor, Maggie and Mary Ann are still reeling from the sudden loss of their father when they discover that their home is about to convert into their brother’s hands. He promised his father that he […]

Review: Sense and Sensibility by Sarah Price


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Title: Since She Went Away Author: David Bell Genre: thriller Publisher: Penguin Date: June 21, 2016   Jenna Barton has had a rough time of it lately. A few months ago, her best friend, Celia, disappeared. If that wasn’t bad enough, Celia was on her way to meet Jenna when […]

Book Review: Since She Went Away by David Bell



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Title: Ben Hur Author: Carol Wallace Genre: Historical Publisher: Tyndale Date: July 19, 2016 Ben Hur. The very title of this book evokes immediate response in generations of people. Most instantly have horses, chariots and roman gladiators in mind. Some picture Charlton Heston. Some might even have a bit of […]

Book Review: Ben Hur by Carol Wallace


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Title: Curio Author: Evangeline Denmark Genre: Steampunk, fiction, fantasy Publisher: Blink Date: January 5, 2016 Grey Haward is nothing spectacular. She lives every day just like everyone else around her. She avoids the Chemists. She takes her potion. She does what she’s told.  It’s all pretty boring. But there are […]

Review: Curio by Evangeline Denmark


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A few years ago, I realized that I was outnumbered by children in my house. I know that is a logical conclusion when you have three kids and two parents, but the reality can sometimes catch you off guard. When the kids graduated out of toddlerville, I needed to come […]

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