ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

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Miller’s Valley had all the elements that I usually enjoy in a book: family secrets, coming of age theme, small town drama, etc etc.  Despite all the potential, this one came up short for me…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Contemporary, Young Adult

Book Review: The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

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After seeing the gorgeous cover and the odd title, I knew I had to pick this one up.  The Smell of Other People’s Houses?  What’s that all about?

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: And I Darken by Kiersten White

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Today I’m back with a book review for And I Darken  by Kiersten White.  And I Darken is a YA historical fiction with a very unique concept: it is a gender swap retelling of Vlad the Impaler.  Did the author pull it off?

You are going to have to read on to find out 🙂

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Contemporary

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

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I am going to do my best to do this book the justice it deserves.  This is going to be less of a review of the book and more about what this book taught me…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

Book Review: The Girls by Emma Cline

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I knew once I read the synopsis for The Girls, I just had to read it.  Coming from a criminal justice background, I was intrigued by the fact that this book is modeled after the infamous Charles Manson case.  I knew I was going to be in for a wild ride…

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