it takes death to reach a star book review


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Review: It Takes Death to Reach a Star

By on June 8, 2018

I received a copy of It Takes Death to Reach a Star from Vesuvian Books in exchange for an honest review. TLC Book tours sent me a fabulous one last time, so I was very excited to get this one. For fans of this particular genre, It Takes Death…

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell: Book Review


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Review: Then She Was Gone

By on June 7, 2018

Mysteries and suspense novels aren’t usually my favorite thing to read, but after reading Lisa Jewell’s The Girls in the Garden back in 2016,…

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all the ever afters


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Review: All The Ever Afters

By on June 6, 2018

This one took me a bit to get into because while I was reading the first few chapters, I kept thinking it was Cinderella’s…

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Review: Saving Tarboo Creek

By on June 5, 2018

Story: Saving Tarboo Creek by Scott Freeman and Susan Leopold Freeman is a collection of stories about the family’s ecological conservation efforts both in the…

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What We’re Reading This Week: June 4th

By on June 4, 2018

Hello, June! Hard to believe we’re so far into the year already. Summer feels in full swing in Minnesota – hoping it’s been lovely…

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Book vs. Movie The Circle


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Book vs. Movie: The Circle

By on June 3, 2018

I picked up The Circle by Dave Eggers at the end of 2017, because I really wanted to see the movie. I have this…

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Review: The Almost Sisters

By on June 1, 2018

My Review: Leia (yes, named after that Leia from Star Wars) is enjoying her perfectly acceptable life as a comic book artist…until suddenly everything changes….

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By Invitation Only: Book Review on Literary Quicksand


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Review: By Invitation Only

By on May 30, 2018

First of all, we should talk about how pretty the cover of this book is! This was one of those that I chose mostly…

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Memoirs Better Than Fiction: True Stories Impossible to Put Down

By on May 30, 2018

Truth is Stranger than Fiction
This saying couldn’t be more true when talking about memoirs. A good memoir can easily rival the best fiction novel…

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Review: The Female Persuasion

By on May 29, 2018

I was pretty dang excited when this book came in for me at the library. I wasn’t expecting it yet at all, considering the…

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