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Guest Review:  Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

Guest Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas Series: Throne of Glass #2 Goodreads “A line that should never be crossed is about to be breached. It puts this entire castle in jeopardy—and the life of your friend.” From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul as black as pitch. Assassin Celaena Sardothien won a brutal contest to become his Champion. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown. She hides her… Read more »

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Guest Review:  A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

Guest Review: A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir Series: An Ember in the Ashes #2 Published by Razorbill on August 30th 2016 Goodreads Elias and Laia are running for their lives. After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake a perilous journey through the heart of the Empire. Laia is determined to break into Kauf—the Empire’s most secure and dangerous prison—to save her brother, who is… Read more »

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Guest Review:  The Tenth Chamber by Glenn Cooper

Guest Review: The Tenth Chamber by Glenn Cooper

The Tenth Chamber by Glenn Cooper Published by Arrow on March 18th 2010 Goodreads Abbey of Ruac, rural France: A medieval script is discovered hidden behind an antique bookcase. Badly damaged, it is sent to Paris for restoration, and there literary historian Hugo Pineau begins to read the startling fourteenth-century text. Within its pages lies a fanciful tale of a painted cave and the secrets it contains – and a rudimentary map showing its position close to the abbey. Intrigued,… Read more »

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Guest Review:  Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Guest Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas Series: Throne of Glass #1 Published by Bloomsbury USA Childrens on May 7th 2013 Goodreads In a land without magic, where the king rules with an iron hand, an assassin is summoned to the castle. She comes not to kill the king, but to win her freedom. If she defeats twenty-three killers, thieves, and warriors in a competition, she is released from prison to serve as the king’s champion. Her name is Celaena… Read more »

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Guest Review:  Reawakened by Colleen Houck

Guest Review: Reawakened by Colleen Houck

Reawakened by Colleen Houck Series: The Reawakened #1 Published by Delacorte Press on August 11th 2015 Goodreads When seventeen-year-old Lilliana Young enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art one morning during spring break, the last thing she expects to find is a live Egyptian prince with godlike powers, who has been reawakened after a thousand years of mummification. 
And she really can’t imagine being chosen to aid him in an epic quest that will lead them across the globe.
 But fate… Read more »

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Guest Review:  The Kite Runner

Guest Review: The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Published by Penguin Berkley Publishing Group Riverhead Books on April 27th 2004 Goodreads “It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime.” Amir is the son of a wealthy Kabul merchant, a member of the ruling caste of Pashtuns. Hassan, his servant and constant companion, is a Hazara, a despised and impoverished caste. Their uncommon bond is torn by… Read more »

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Guest Review:  Dark Hope by Monica McGurk

Guest Review: Dark Hope by Monica McGurk

Dark Hope by Monica McGurk Series: The Archangel Prophecies #1 Goodreads A new young adult saga in the Twilight tradition about the love between a human and an archangel. For years, Hope Carmichael, survivor of a shocking child abduction, has lived a sheltered existence under the protection of her fanatically religious father. Now, liberated by her mother, Hope prepares to start life over as a normal kid in an Atlanta, Georgia, high school. Normal, that is, until Hope meets Michael,… Read more »

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Guest Review:  Somebody I Used to Know

Guest Review: Somebody I Used to Know

Somebody I Used to Know by David J. Bell Goodreads The breakout author of The Forgotten Girl and Cemetery Girl, “one of the brightest and best crime fiction writers of our time” (Suspense Magazine) delivers a new novel about a man who is haunted by a face from his past…. When Nick Hansen sees the young woman at the grocery store, his heart stops. She is the spitting image of his college girlfriend, Marissa Minor, who died in a campus… Read more »

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Guest Review:  House of Echoes

Guest Review: House of Echoes

House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy on April 14, 2015 Buy on Amazon Goodreads In this enthralling and atmospheric thriller, one young family’s dream of a better life is about to become a nightmare. Ben and Caroline Tierney and their two young boys are hoping to start over. Ben has hit a dead end with his new novel, Caroline has lost her banking job, and eight-year-old Charlie is being bullied at his Manhattan school. When Ben inherits land in the… Read more »

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Guest Review:  Lost Empire (A Fargo Adventure #2)

Guest Review: Lost Empire (A Fargo Adventure #2)

Lost Empire by Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood Series: A Fargo Adventure #2 on 2010 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Thrillers Pages: 497 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Sam and Remi Fargo, heroes of Spartan Gold, return in this extraordinary new adventure from the number-one New York Times- bestselling author. With Spartan Gold, a daring thriller that Publishers Weekly proclaimed “solidly in the Cussler tradition, [and] sure to please new fans and old,” Clive Cussler introduced husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi… Read more »

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