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Second Life by S.J. Watson
Second Life
by S.J. Watson (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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I read Watson’s debut novel, Before I Go To Sleep, in 2011 and absolutely loved it - so I have been anxiously waiting to see what he would follow up his uniquely styled and formatted first book with. Unfortunately, this sophomore novel lacks the fres ...more
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The Skull Throne by Peter V. Brett
The Skull Throne (Demon Cycle, #4)
by Peter V. Brett (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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This is the fourth installment in Brett's Demon Cycle - a book I've been anxiously awaiting for the past two years! Usually, with epic fantasy series, I re-read the earlier books to enjoy the newest one with everything fresh in my memory, but the thi ...more
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House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy
House of Echoes
by Brendan Duffy
read in February, 2015
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This debut novel is entertaining, though not really breaking any new ground with its premise. A young family, struggling both financially and in their marriage have moved from the city to a crumbling 65-room manor which they plan to restore and use a ...more
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You Can Trust Me by Sophie McKenzie
You Can Trust Me
by Sophie McKenzie (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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In September of 2013, I first read McKenzie’s Close My Eyes, her debut thriller for adults and really enjoyed it. Though the plot wasn’t entirely unpredictable, the characters and story were engaging, so I have been keeping an eye out for her books. ...more
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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
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The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
The Boston Girl
by Anita Diamant (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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This is our book club pick for our next meeting and the second book club selection that I have listened to on Audible - and I must say, it’s been a much better experience than the first one! The format of the novel itself is rather ideally set for an ...more
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The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter
The World Before Us
by Aislinn Hunter
read in February, 2015
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Missing people always make for an interesting premise, so this description certainly grabs a reader. But, right from the first pages, it is evident that this is a very different sort of missing person story. The point of view for the book is definite ...more
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The Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy
The Creeping
by Alexandra Sirowy (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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This YA Mystery has quite the intriguing premise - eleven years earlier, Jeanie and Stella were last seen picking strawberries in Jeanie’s front yard when both girls went missing. But later, only Stella returned, with French-braided hair and no memor ...more
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“This world is made of darkness and light, my girl, and in the darkest times you have to believe the sun will come again, even if you yourself don't live to see it.”
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