Thoughts on : The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (audio)

Thoughts on : The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (audio)

The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich Audio narration : Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich Genre : Memoir, True crime About the Book  : Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti-death penalty. But the moment convicted murderer Ricky Langley’s face flashes on...

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Review : The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Review : The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne Pages : 384 Genre : Contemporary Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome; 2) A person’s undoing; 3) Joshua Templeman. Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive...

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Review : Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

Review : Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson Pages : 387 Genre : YA, Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: A white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But...

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Review : The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Review : The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge Pages : 384 Genre : Historical Fiction, YA Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is modest and well mannered—a proper young lady who knows her place. But inside, Faith is burning with questions and curiosity. She keeps sharp watch of her surroundings and, therefore, knows secrets no one suspects her of knowing—like the real reason...

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Review : Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Review : Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Pages : 320 Genre : YA Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual...

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Review : The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

Review : The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis Pages : 352 Genre : YA, Thriller, Contemporary Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best. The language of violence. While her crime goes unpunished, Alex knows she can’t be trusted...

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Review : The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

Review : The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich Pages : 400 Genre : YA, Horror Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Three students: dead. Carly Johnson: vanished without a trace. Two decades have passed since an inferno swept through Elmbridge High, claiming the lives of three teenagers and causing one student, Carly Johnson, to disappear. The main suspect: Kaitlyn, “the girl of nowhere.” Kaitlyn’s diary, discovered in...

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Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin Pages : 448 Genre : Fantasy Series : The Broken Earth, book 2 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness...

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