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Harkworth Hall – L.S. Johnson

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Harkworth Hall is a late Georgian historical adventure novel that has hints of goth, romance, and thrill embedded into its story. The tale focuses on the lead heroine, Caroline who is very smart, adventurous, and likable. … Continue reading

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Skinny and Super Skinny Reads

(by JD Jung) Want to read something short and sweet or maybe something short and not-so-sweet? Do you have a friend who claims that he/she doesn’t have the time to read? Or maybe you want to learn about an event … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time – Brooke Gladstone

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “American history is picked with ferment, battles and brawls over with is true. But at this moment, the nation seems to waging Civil War over reality itself. It is thrilling to watch, and tough to sit … Continue reading

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Rocks Beat Paper: A Wilson Mystery – Mike Knowles

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “You think winning should make you feel like you want to go to Disneyland…That place is for quarterbacks who win games with rules and referees. That isn’t any kind of place for people like us. The … Continue reading

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Love Runs Deep – Gail Chianese

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Lieutenant Nic Riley is the only girl in a long-time Navy family, and she’s determined to prove herself as seaworthy as her brothers. When she aces training for submarine duty, it calls for a celebration that … Continue reading

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His Fake Alien Fiancé – Patricia Eimer

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Princess Perripraxis not only has to find a fiancé—and fast—she’s has to find one who doesn’t mind that her “no makeup” face has green and purple scales. Otherwise, Daddy Dearest is going to take her back … Continue reading

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All Over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft – Geraldine DeRuiter

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “If you want to be absurdly happy, marry someone you love whom you can spend time with. But most importantly, marry someone who can help you deal with your shit.” Former copywriter and current travel blogger … Continue reading

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Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy – David Daley

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “America is the only major democracy in the world that allows politicians to pick their own voters. And since the 2010 election, the system has been gamed to create an artificial –but foolproof—Republican majority in the … Continue reading

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Mocktails, Punches, and Shrubs: Over 80 Nonalcoholic Drinks to Savor and Enjoy – Vikas Khanna

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Inspired, I embarked on a quest to collect and catalogue as many flavors and scents from foreign cultures as possible. A plethora of tasting experiences provided me with insights on what is mixable, edible, and most … Continue reading

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Buzz- Upcoming release

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…I may have arrived without an invitation but I work just like the rest of you do, I pay the same taxes as the rest of you do, and most importantly my boss, or rather, my … Continue reading

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