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Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten

Genre: Fiction / FantasyStar Rating: 3 out of 5 starsSynopsis: Many years ago, Claire was named Head Librarian of the Unwritten Wing—a neutral space in Hell where all the stories unfinished by their authors reside. Her job consists mainly of repairing and organizing books, but also of keeping an eye on restless stories that risk… Continue reading Book Review: The Library of the Unwritten

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Book Review: The Night Circus

Genre: Fiction/FantasyStars: 5 out of 5Synopsis: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des R ves, and it is only open at night.But behind the… Continue reading Book Review: The Night Circus

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Book Review: Spilt Milk

Genre: Contemporary FictionStar Rating: 2 out of 5Synopsis from Goodreads: Centenarian Eulalio Assumpcao has reached the end of his long life. From his modest bed in a Rio public hospital, as his mind falters, he grandly recounts his past to passing nurses, his visiting daughter and the whitewashed ceiling. His eccentric stories are seemingly nothing… Continue reading Book Review: Spilt Milk

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Book Review: The Last Mona Lisa

Genre: Fiction, historical fiction, art-history thriller.Star Rating: 4-1/4 out of 5Plot Summary from Goodreads: August, 1911: The Mona Lisa is stolen by Vincent Peruggia. Exactly what happens in the two years before its recovery is a mystery. Many replicas of the Mona Lisa exist, and more than one historian has wondered if the painting now… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Mona Lisa

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Book Review: The Hazel Wood

Synopsis from Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns… Continue reading Book Review: The Hazel Wood

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Book Review: The Hummingbird

Synopsis from Goodreads: Deborah Birch is a seasoned hospice nurse whose daily work requires courage and compassion. But her skills and experience are tested in new and dramatic ways when her easygoing husband, Michael, returns from his third deployment to Iraq haunted by nightmares, anxiety, and rage. She is determined to help him heal, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Hummingbird

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Book Review: All the Better Part of Me

All the Better Part of Me by Molly Ringle is a LGBTQ+ read, a friends-to-lovers romance, and a quick light read. This is the first book in my #20booksofsummer and the first of two June #tbrknockoutchallenge reads. Goodreads Synopsis: It's an inconvenient time for Sinter Blackwell to realize he's bisexual. He's a 25-year-old American actor… Continue reading Book Review: All the Better Part of Me