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Book Review: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

  Synopsis: Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania—derailing the War Between the States and changing the nation forever. In this new America, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Native and Negro Education Act require certain children attend combat schools… Continue reading Book Review: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

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4 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY

This is a post that is near and dear to my heart. I had already written this post way before the controversial Forbes anti library post (which they conveniently deleted) from a few weeks ago. I think it is right on time. When was the last time that you visited your public library? It's not… Continue reading 4 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY

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Book Review: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sara Pekkanen

  Synopsis: A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love. When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement. You will assume you are reading… Continue reading Book Review: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sara Pekkanen

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Book Review: A Taste of Honey by Jabari Asim

  Synopsis:  Through a series of fictional episodes set against the backdrop of one of the most turbulent years in modern history, Asim brings into pin-sharp focus how the tumultuous events of '68 affected real people's lives and shaped the country we live in today.   My Review: Absolutely spellbinding...before I even begin...READ THIS BOOK. I… Continue reading Book Review: A Taste of Honey by Jabari Asim

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Book Review: Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo

Synopsis: When a serial killer strikes bucolic Painters Mill, Ohio, the killer's signature -—Roman numerals ritualistically carved into each victim's abdomen- —matches the MO of four unsolved murders from 16 years earlier. Police chief Kate Burkholder, who's reluctant to dredge up the past, must keep secret that she knows why the old murders stopped. Not… Continue reading Book Review: Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo