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Book Review: Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

Book Review: Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

Title: Frost Burned Author: Patricia Briggs Series: Mercy Thompson, Book 7 Publisher: Ace books Hardcover: 342 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Mercy Thompson’s life has undergone a seismic change. Becoming the mate of Adam Hauptman – the charismatic Alpha of the local werewolf pack – has made her a stepmother to his daughter Jesse, a relationship that brings moments of blissful normalcy to Mercy’s life. But on the edges of humanity, a minor mishap on an ordinary day…

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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: Baby-Sitting is a Dangerous Job by Willo Davis Roberts

Book Review: Baby-Sitting is a Dangerous Job by Willo Davis Roberts

Title: Baby-Sitting is a Dangerous Job Author: Willo Davis Roberts Publisher: Aladdin Paperback: 161 pages Source: Chicago Public Library Summary: (taken from Goodreads) From the moment she set eyes on the three Foster kids, Darcy knew being their baby-sitter would be no picnic. But the pay was twice her usual rate, and the job was only for a few hours a day – surely an experienced baby-sitter like her could handle it. But Darcy hadn’t counted on the mysterious things that started happening at the…

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Book Review: Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong

Book Review: Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Industrial Magic Author: Kelley Armstrong Series: Women of the Otherworld, Book 4 Publisher: Spectra Books Paperback: 528 pages Source: Chicago OverDrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Buy from The Book Depository Paige Winterbourne, a headstrong young woman haunted by a dark legacy, is now put to the ultimate test as she fights to save innocents from the most insidious evil of all… In the aftermath of her mother’s murder, Paige broke with the elite, ultraconservative American Coven of Witches. Now her goal is to start a new…

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Book Review: Oxblood by Annalisa Grant

Book Review: Oxblood by Annalisa Grant

Title: Oxblood Author: Annalisa Grant Series: Victoria Asher, Book 1 Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween Paperback: 300 pages Source: NetGalley Summary: (taken from Goodreads) How far would you go to save the only family you have left? Victoria “Vic” Asher is finally finding some balance in her life. Though she’s still reeling from her parents’ death in a plane crash, she’s content with waiting tables at the Clock; window shopping with her best friend, Tiffany; and hanging out…

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Book Review: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris

Book Review: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris

Title: Real Murders Author: Charlaine Harris Series: Aurora Teagarden, Book 1 Publisher: Berkeley Paperback: 290 pages Source: Chicago Public Library Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Lawrenceton, Georgia, may be a growing suburb of Atlanta, but it’s still a small town at heart. Librarian Aurora “Roe” Teagarden grew up there and knows more than enough about her fellow townsfolk, including which ones share her interest in the darker side of human nature. With those fellow crime buffs, Roe belongs to a club…

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Audiobook Review: Timeline by Michael Crichton

Audiobook Review: Timeline by Michael Crichton

Title: Timeline Author: Michael Crichton Narrator: John Bedford Lloyd Publisher: Books on Tape Duration: 15 hours 11 minutes Summary: (taken from Goodreads) In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates. Halfway around the world archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that…

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Book Review: The Stand by Stephen King

Book Review: The Stand by Stephen King

Title: The Stand (Uncut edition) Author: Stephen King Publisher: Signet Paperback: 1141 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a…

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