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The Grand – Dennis Wilson

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) The Grand begins with Dean Wister, a federal agent who has lost his wife, Sara, to cancer. Before she passes away, she asks Dean if they could go to their favorite place, the meadow, once she … Continue reading

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The Unrivalled Transcendence of Willem J. Gyle – J. D. Dixon

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Before, when he labored, he slept and he ate, and his mama took care of him. There wasn’t room for much of anything else. Now he has too much time. Now he has a lot to … Continue reading

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Our Best Finds of 2017

We at UnderratedReads wish you the best in the New Year! We don’t want to forget all of the exceptional books that we discovered in 2017, though.  To insure that these don’t just gather dust, please check out our best … Continue reading

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Scouse Gothic: The Pool of Life… and Death – Ian McKinney

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “They romanticized the sex and violence but failed to appreciate the overwhelming boredom of being a vampire.” Lee Melville is depressed as he just arrived in Liverpool but has actually been alive a couple of centuries. … Continue reading

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Proof of Virtue – Leila Snow

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Proof of Virtue is a romance novel written about Emma, a beautiful woman who is left with her brother and sister after her parents pass away. The story is set in the Victorian era where Emma … Continue reading

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How To Be Owned By A Cat: Simple Action Plan For First Time Cat Owners Who Have NO Idea What They Are Getting Into – Kate C.

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) How To Be Owned By A Cat is a non-fiction, short, self-help book. It is for people who are loving the idea of having a cat but are unsure and have questions about how to undergo … Continue reading

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F Is for France: A Curious Cabinet of French Wonders – Piu Eatwell

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Did you know that French president Félix François Faure was the only known head of state to have died while having an orgasm? How about that at one time in history male impotence was considered a … Continue reading

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Netwalking Space: A Netwalk Sequence Novel – Joyce Reynolds-Ward

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Aliens have attacked Earth before using a Gizmo war machine that destroyed many cities on Earth. Bess and her family managed to confine this machine and stop the destruction. The machine endorsed Bess and her family … Continue reading

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Puzzle of Fate: Is Your Fate Predetermined or Can You Change It? – A. Reza Kamarei

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Puzzle of Fate analyzes fate from a scientific point of view. Many books are discussing this matter whether it is philosophically or through religion. Others have also attempted to discuss this through fiction. However here, we … Continue reading

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Havana Libre – Robert Arellano

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…now that doctors are malnourished malcontents while dropouts driving tourist taxis are relative millionaires.” Twenty -eight year old Dr. Manolo Rodriguez, a pediatrician for the national medical service in Havana, Cuba, resents how most of the … Continue reading

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