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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 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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Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella: Book Review & Giveaway

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Finding Audrey

I can’t believe I haven’t reviewed a novel on this web site by international bestselling author Sophie Kinsella before. How could that happen? Sheesh – what an oversight! I love her fun Shopaholic series for adult readers. And now she’s branched out into YA territory with Finding Audrey. Not only will current fans of her […]

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Beach Town by Mary Kay Andrews: Vacation Book Review & Giveaway

Bestsellers
Beach Town

Since I’ve spent the last couple of years (has it been that long?) living in a tiny beach town that time seems to have forgotten, how could I resist Beach Town, a novel about that kind of sleepy beach town by bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews? Doh. Of course I couldn’t. I’m betting you won’t […]

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In Wilderness by Diane Thomas: Psych Thriller Book Review & Giveaway

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In Wilderness

I grew up in the Appalachian Mountains, so I’m drawn to novels about that area. At the same time, I feel badly for authors who write about that area because I’m intent on ensuring the area is portrayed accurately. To me, the Appalachians, along with the Rocky Mountains and the Cascade Mountains, are among the […]

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The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack: Book Review & Giveaway

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The Memory Painter

You’ve probably figured out by now that I’m a bit of a sucker for novels about creative people, so it’s not a surprise that I was drawn to The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack. But the “painter” part wasn’t the only thing that drew me to it. Just when I think every possible kind of […]

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