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Book Review: A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander

Book Review: A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander

Title: A Properly Unhaunted Place Author: William Alexander Illustrator: Kelly Murphy Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Hardcover: 192 pages Source: ALA Annual 2017 Summary: (taken from Goodreads) From National Book Award–winning author William Alexander comes a wryly humorous story about two kids who try to save their town by bringing back its ghosts. Rosa Ramona Díaz has just moved to the small, un-haunted town of Ingot—the only ghost-free town in the world. She doesn’t want to be there. She doesn’t understand how her mother—a…

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Wishlist Wednesday #10: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton

Wishlist Wednesday #10: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton

This meme was created by Pen to Paper. Each week we will share a book that has been recently added to our wishlist or has been on it for ages. I’m taking this loosely and sharing books that I can’t wait to read. I was lucky enough to win Guilty Pleasures from Goodreads FirstReads — I just finished it and really, really enjoyed it! How have I not started this series before now?! Definitely looking forward to reading the sequel….

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Book Review: Platinum by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Book Review: Platinum by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Title: Platinum Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Series: Golden, Book 2 Paperback: 224 pages Source: Own Summary: (taken from Goodreads) LILAH KNOWS THE rules better than anyone, but between her newfound visions, an absolutely fatal attraction to a boy who isn’t real, and the threat of a supernatural enemy with a sting deadlier than any Queen Bee, it’s going to take everything she has to stay on top at Emory. And to prove once and for all that – highlights…

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Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Book Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

Title: Guilty Pleasures Author: Laurell K. Hamilton Publisher: Jove Series: Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter; Book 1 Paperback: 266 pages Source: Goodreads Giveaway Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Ever since the Supreme Court granted the undead equal rights, most people think vampires are just ordinary folks with fangs. I know better. I’ve seen their victims. I carry the scars… But now a serial killer is murdering vampires—and the most powerful bloodsucker in town wants me to find the killer… *I received a free copy of this book from…

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Book Review: Haunted by Kelley Armstrong

Book Review: Haunted by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Haunted Author: Kelley Armstrong Series: Women of the Otherworld, Book 5 Publisher: Spectra Books Paperback: 495 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Former supernatural superpower Eve Levine has broken all the rules. But she’s never broken a promise–not even during the three years she’s spent in the afterworld. So when the Fates call in a debt she gave her word she’d pay, she has no choice but to comply. For centuries one of the ghost world’s wickedest creatures has…

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Book Review: Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

Book Review: Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

Title: Kitty and the Midnight Hour Author: Carrie Vaughn Series: Kitty Norville, Book 1 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Paperback: 259 pages Source: Chicago Public Library Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Kitty Norville is a midnight-shift DJ for a Denver radio station – and a werewolf in the closet. Her new late-night advice show for the supernaturally disadvantaged is a raging success, but it’s Kitty who can use some help. With one sexy werewolf-hunter and a few homicidal undead on her tail,…

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Book Review: Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris

Book Review: Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris

Title: Grave Sight Author: Charlaine Harris Series: Harper Connelly, Book 1 Publisher: Berkeley Paperback: 293 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Harper Connelly has what you might call a strange job: she finds dead people. She can sense the final location of a person who’s passed, and share their very last moment. The way Harper sees it, she’s providing a service to the dead while bringing some closure to the living – but she’s used to most people…

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Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Title: Bloodlines Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Series: Bloodlines, Book 1 Hardcover: 421 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. But at their new school, the drama is only just beginning. Populated with new faces as well as familiar ones, Bloodlines explores all the friendship, romance, battles and betrayals…

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Audiobook Review: Golden by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Audiobook Review: Golden by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Title: Golden Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes Narrator: Jenna Lamia Series: Golden, Book 1 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Edition: Unabridged Duration: 5 hours, 50 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) When Lissy James moves from California to Oklahoma, she finds herself in the middle of a teenage nightmare: a social scene to rival a Hollywood movie. And if understanding the hierarchy of the Goldens vs. the Nons isn’t hard enough, Lissy’s ever growing Aura Vision is getting harder and harder to hide, and…

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Book Review: Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

Book Review: Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

Title: Ruby Red Author: Kerstin Gier Translator: Anthea Bell Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Hardcover: 324 pages Series: Precious Stone Trilogy, Book 1 Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Gwyneth Shepherd’s sophisticated, beautiful cousin Charlotte has been prepared her entire life for traveling through time. But unexpectedly, it is Gwyneth, who in the middle of class takes a sudden spin to a different era! Gwyneth must now unearth the mystery of why her mother would lie about her birth date to ward off…

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