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Review: The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett

Synopsis: Traveling with her treasure-hunting father has always been a dream for Theodora. She’s read every book in his library, has an impressive knowledge of the world’s most sought-after relics, and has all the ambition in the world. What she doesn’t have is her father’s permission. That honor goes to her father’s nineteen-year-old protégé—and once-upon-a-time… Continue reading Review: The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett

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Review: The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

Synopsis: In Berlin, at the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save her from the Nazi regime. She finds her way to a renowned rabbi, but it’s his daughter, Ettie, who offers hope of salvation when she creates a mystical Jewish creature, a rare and… Continue reading Review: The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

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Review: The Braid by Laetitia Colombani

Synopsis:In India, Smita is an untouchable. Desperate to give her daughter an education, she takes her child and flees her small village with nothing but resourcefulness, eventually heading to a temple where she will experience a rebirth.In Sicily, Giulia works in her father’s wig workshop, the last of its kind in Palermo. She washes, bleaches,… Continue reading Review: The Braid by Laetitia Colombani

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Review: Out of Darkness, Shining Light by Petina Gappah

Synopsis: “This is how we carried out of Africa the poor broken body of Bwana Daudi, the Doctor, David Livingstone, so that he could be borne across the sea and buried in his own land.” So begins Petina Gappah's powerful novel of exploration and adventure in nineteenth-century Africa—the captivating story of the loyal men and women… Continue reading Review: Out of Darkness, Shining Light by Petina Gappah

12 Days of Christmas 2018, Reviews

Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter

Day 2 of the 12 Days of Christmas (which I might start calling the 12 Days of Bookmas... is it too late now?)! I've always been a little obsessed with ghost stories. There was just something about the idea of going camping in the woods and telling spooky stories around a fire that really appealed to… Continue reading Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter

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Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Happy Easter and Happy Passover to everyone who celebrates these holidays! I hope that everyone had a lovely weekend (or, if you're like me, a long weekend!). I spent most of it relaxing with my mom, reading and studying. What was I reading, you might ask? Well, Every Note Played by Lisa Genova, which incidentally… Continue reading Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

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Review: The Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel!

Today is the release day of The Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel! This is one of two ARCs that I received from Simon & Schuster Canada this spring in exchange for an honest review, and I can't wait to tell you guys what I thought about this one. I'll try to keep my… Continue reading Review: The Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel!

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Review: Strange Fires by Tommy Wallach

Strange Fire is OUT NOW! This past week has been a whirlwind of reading for me! I think I’ve finished two books in one week, which is the first time that that has happened in a while! And it was all thanks to Strange Fire by Tommy Wallach. Man oh man, I really had no… Continue reading Review: Strange Fires by Tommy Wallach

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Review: Could it Happen Here? By Michael Adams

So I had fully meant to read and review Strange Fires first, but then I got book mail and everything went sideways (you know how it is). I always love getting these books to review because it’s always a surprise which one I’m going to get - this time it was “Could it Happen Here?… Continue reading Review: Could it Happen Here? By Michael Adams

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Review: The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

*Thank you to Simon & Schuster Canada for providing me with an ARC for this book!* With summer drawing to a close and exam dates looming, my reading has kind of slowed down a little bit. But not so much that I couldn't read The History of Bees! Let me start off by saying that… Continue reading Review: The History of Bees by Maja Lunde