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Review: The Last to Know by Jo Furniss

A family’s past pursues them like a shadow in this riveting and emotional novel of psychological suspense by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of All the Little Children. - Goodreads Title: The Last to Know Author: Jo Furniss Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Genre: Mystery, Thriller Format: eARC from Netgalley Pub date: Aug 11, 2020 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5… Continue reading Review: The Last to Know by Jo Furniss

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Review: The Night Swim

“A blistering plot and crisp writing make The Night Swim an unputdownable read.” –Sarah Pekkanen, bestselling author of The Wife Between Us Title: The Night Swim Author: Megan Goldin Publisher: St. Martins Press Genre: Thriller, Mystery Format: Physical ARC Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: After the first season of her true crime podcast became an overnight sensation and set an… Continue reading Review: The Night Swim

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ARC Review: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

Inspired by an astonishing true story from World War II, a young woman with a talent for forgery helps hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis - Goodreads Title: The Book of Lost Names Author: Kristin Harmel Publisher: Gallery Books Genre: Historical Fiction Format: eARC from Netgalley RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 Pub date: July 21, 2020 SYNOPSIS:… Continue reading ARC Review: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

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ARC Review: The Woman Before Wallis by Bryn Turnbull

This novel is the fictionalised story of the American divorcée who captured Prince Edward’s heart before he abdicated his throne for Wallis Simpson. Title: The Woman Before Wallis Author: Bryn Turnbull Publisher: MIRA Genre: Historical Fiction Format: eARC from Netgalley Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 Pub date: July 21, 2020 SYNOPSIS: In the summer of 1926, when Thelma… Continue reading ARC Review: The Woman Before Wallis by Bryn Turnbull

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Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price. Title: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Genre: YA, Dystopian Format: Physical book RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capital, eighteen-year-old… Continue reading Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

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ARC Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Based on the true World War II story of the American Library in Paris, an unforgettable novel about the power of books and the bonds of friendship—and the ordinary heroes who can be found in the most perilous times and the quietest places. - Simon & Schuster Title: The Paris Library Author: Janet Skeslien Charles… Continue reading ARC Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

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ARC Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Five twenty-something heroes famous for saving the world when they were teenagers must face even greater demons--and reconsider what it means to be a hero . . . by destiny or by choice. - Goodreads Title: Chosen Ones Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Genre: Fantasy Format: eARC from Netgalley RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 SYNOPSIS: A… Continue reading ARC Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

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ARC REVIEW: The Little Bookshop of Love Stories by Jaimie Admans

Title: The Little Bookshop of Love Stories Author: Jaimie Admans Publisher: HQ Digital Genre: Romance, Contemporary Format: eARC from Netgalley RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 Buy it here! SYNOPSIS: Today is the Mondayest Monday ever. Hallie Winstone has been fired – and it wasn’t even her fault! Having lost her job and humiliated herself in front of a… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: The Little Bookshop of Love Stories by Jaimie Admans

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BOOK REVIEW: Wilder Girls by Rory Power

A feminist Lord of the Flies about three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears. This fresh debut is a mind-bending novel unlike anything you’ve read before. - Penguin Random House Title: Wilder Girls Author: Rory Power Publisher: Delacorte… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Wilder Girls by Rory Power