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Featured Review: Autumn in the City of Angels by Kirby Howell

Featured Review: Autumn in the City of Angels by Kirby Howell
About this book: 2014 NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD FINALIST! 2014 KINDLE BOOK REVIEW AWARD SEMI-FINALIST! 2014 BEACH BOOK FESTIVAL HONORABLE MENTION! What would you do if you lived through the apocalypse? The real fight to survive comes after everyone else is gone. A plague of epic proportion sweeps the globe, leaving...
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Featured Review: A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess

Featured Review: A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess
About this book: Henrietta Howel can burst into flames. Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she's shocked when instead of being executed, she's invited to train as one of Her Majesty's royal sorcerers. Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is declared the chosen one, the girl...
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Featured Review: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Featured Review: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
About this book: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when...
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Featured Review: Saven Disclosure by Siobhan Davis

Featured Review: Saven Disclosure by Siobhan Davis
About this book: THE TRUTH CAN'T HIDE FOREVER To protect Logan, I have no choice but to deceive him. But I’m not the only one hiding the truth. Will our love survive all the secrets and lies? *** Enemy alien ships crowd the skies over Earth while the world waits with...
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Featured Review: We Are Still Tornadoes by Michael Kun & Susan Mullen

Featured Review: We Are Still Tornadoes by Michael Kun & Susan Mullen
About this book: Growing up across the street from each other, Scott and Cath have been best friends their entire lives. Cath would help Scott with his English homework, he would make her mix tapes (it's the 80's after all), and any fight they had would be forgotten over TV and...
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Featured Review: Bionic by Suzanne Weyn

Featured Review: Bionic by Suzanne Weyn
About this book: and the only way the doctors can help is to try experimental prosthetics and chips that are implanted directly into her brain. It's a huge risk, but after months of testing and therapy, Mira is back, and better than ever. But soon her friends turn against her as...
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Featured Review: The Call by Peadar O'Guilin

Featured Review: The Call by Peadar O'Guilin
About this book:   The Hunger Games meets horror in this unforgettable thriller where only one thing is certain . . . you will be Called. Thousands of years ago, humans banished the Sidhe fairy race to another dimension. The beautiful, terrible Sidhe have stewed in a land of horrors ever...
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Featured Review: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

Featured Review: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
About this book:   New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible—if you want it enough. Welcome to Manhattan, 2118. A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation...
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Oh the Thinks You Can Think About Dr. Seuss!

Oh the Thinks You Can Think About Dr. Seuss!
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  Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager      Today is the day for a brand new book. So stay awhile and have a look. We promise there's more in this post as well. But those are things we cannot tell.   Okay, that is silly, we know you know, too....
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If I got a pet it would be a cat.
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I'd love a puppy!
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I would get a kitty!
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