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The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes & Jo Piazza: Betrayal in the Fashion World

Fiction
The Knockoff

Once upon a time in the mid-20th century, there was an Oscar-winning movie called All About Eve, which was a huge hit. About twenty years later, it morphed into a smash Tony-winning musical called Applause. And now a fashion industry insider named Lucy Sykes and an author named Jo Piazza have written The Knockoff, a […]

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The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan: Fantasy Book Review & Giveaway

Events
The Gracekeepers

I’m a sucker for mysterious and mystical book covers, so you can probably see why the cover for The Gracekeepers by award-winning author Kirsty Logan drew me in like a moth to a flame. Why on earth were bird cages sitting on the water? I had to find out. When I read the publisher’s description, […]

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Unseemly Science by Rod Duncan: More Danger in the Gas-Lit Empire

Fantasy & Supernatural
Unseemly Science

Even if I hadn’t loved The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter, Book #1 in The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire series by Rod Duncan, I would have fallen for the book cover for Unseemly Science. I love clever art work that seems straight forward at first glance but that suddenly causes me to do a double take […]

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The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker: The Hunter Becomes the Hunted

Fantasy & Supernatural
The Witch Hunter

When I came across The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker, I was looking for YA novels, fantasy, or historical novels since I’d been reading lots of beach reads and wanted a change in genre. Luckily, The Witch Hunter hit all three of those in one story and I was intrigued by the premise, so I […]

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The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler: Book Review & Giveaway

Fantasy & Supernatural
The Book of Speculation

When I agreed months ago to read and review The Book of Speculation, a debut novel by Erika Swyler, all I really knew about it was that it involved a librarian and an unusual book he received. Since this bookaholic is a sucker for books about books, and thinks librarians rock, I had to find […]

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The Gemini Effect by Chuck Grossart: Can We Survive Science Gone Mad?

Fantasy & Supernatural
The Gemini Effect

Chuck Grossart has brought all of his expertise as a strike planner and strategic analyst for the U.S. Air Force to the table with The Gemini Effect (previously published as The Mengele Effect). Amazon named it the 2014 Breakthrough Novel in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. I had to keep remembering to breathe when I […]

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