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  • Book Review: Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin Title: Something in the WaterAuthor: Catherine SteadmanSeries: NonePublished: June 2018Publisher: BallantinePages: 384From: Wal-MartRating: 6/10 I found this book, Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman, on Goodreads and it sounded oh so good. A possible mystery in Bora Bora?! Yes please! However. It is not really like that. And for that, I was […]

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  • Book Review: The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Death of Mrs. WestawayAuthor: Ruth WareSeries: NonePublished: May 2018Publisher: Gallery/Scout PressPages: 368From: Wal-MartRating: 9/10 The Death of Mrs. Westaway is not Ruth Ware’s first novel, but it is my favorite that the author has written so far. The book, about a young woman who receives a letter claiming she has an inheritance […]

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  • Book Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Warrior of the WildAuthor: Tricia LevensellerSeries: NonePublished: February 2019Publisher: Feiwel FriendsPages: 352From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 I started the Tricia Levenseller book Warrior of the Wild on a whim because I sometimes get book ADHD, and I needed a bit of a break from one of my longer novels I’ve been working on. […]

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  • Book Review: Nightblood by Elly Blake

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: NightbloodAuthor: Elly BlakeSeries: Frostblood #3Published: August 2018Publisher: Little, BrownPages: 440From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 And so it ends. The final book in the Frostblood trilogy, author Elly Blake’s breakout young adult fantasy series, comes to a close with this dark and twisty book full of desire, blood, hatred and love. Nightblood begins where […]

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  • Book Review: Fireblood by Elly Blake

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: FirebloodAuthor: Elly BlakeSeries: Frostblood #2Published: September 2017Publisher: Little, BrownPages: 416From: Barnes and NobleRating: 8/10 Fireblood by Elly Blake is the second in a sweeping fantasy saga that takes our main character Ruby from the frozen northern reaches of the world to the warm and tropical land Ruby’s family called home, as well as […]

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  • Book Review: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: A Game of ThronesAuthor: George R.R. MartinSeries: A Song of Ice and Fire #1Published: 1996Publisher: BantamPages: 807From: Barnes and NobleRating: 8/10 It took me four years to finish A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, the first book in an epic fantasy series Martin began more than 20 years ago. That’s about […]

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  • Book Review: The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Devil Crept InAuthor: Ania AhlbornSeries: NonePublished: February 2017Publisher: Gallery BooksPages: 374From: MyBookBoxRating: 8/10 So. Soooooo. Ania Ahlborn is a horror genius. This book creeped me the eff out. I started reading this book one night because I wanted something to read that I hadn’t read before, genre-wise. And I definitely found it […]

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  • Book Review: Disclaimer by Renee Knight

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: DisclaimerAuthor: Renee KnightSeries: NonePublished: April 2015Publisher: DoubledayPages: 304From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 Lately, I’ve been reading a lot of books that require trigger warnings before opening the covers. Now, that is definitely not a bad thing, because I think things that require that happen all too often, and we as the general public […]

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  • Book Review: Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Underground AirlinesAuthor: Ben H. WintersSeries: NonePublished: July 2016Publisher: Mulholland BooksPages: 336From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 Awhile ago, I decided to do a review for my local book club I’m a member of. I am the youngest in the circle by about 30 years, and I feel it is very difficult to choose a […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Valentine’s Day is approaching

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, January 21, 2016] Everyone who hasn’t been living in a hole the last month may have noticed the shiny red and pink packaging glaring from that first Hy-Vee aisle. The dreaded day of love is fast approaching. In 2015, Valentine’s Day spending was expected to reach about $19 […]

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