Book Review: Escape Room by Megan Goldin

Vincent, Jules, Sylvie, and Sam are ruthlessly ambitious high-flyers working in the lucrative world of Wall Street finance where deception and intimidation thrive. Getting rich is all that matters, and they’ll do anything to reach the top. When they are ordered to participate in a corporate team-building exercise that requires them to escape from a locked elevator, dark secrets of their team begin to be laid bare. The biggest mystery to solve in this lethal …

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That Ain’t Witchcraft by Seanan McGuire (book review)

Title:  That Ain’t Witchcraft Author:  Seanan McGuire Release Date:  March 5, 2019 Publisher:  Berkley Publishing Group Source:  NetGalley Antimony Price has never done well without a support system. As the youngest of her generation, she has always been able to depend on her parents, siblings, and cousins to help her out when she’s in a pinch – until now. After fleeing from the Covenant of St. George, she’s found herself in debt to the crossroads …

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Book Review: 13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do

Title:  13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do Author:  Amy Morin Release Date:  December 31, 2018 Publisher:  William Morrow Source:  Edelweiss International bestselling author and leading global expert on mental strength Amy Morin turns her focus to feminism, explaining what it means – and what it takes – to be a mentally strong woman in the age of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. (Goodreads) Review:   Amy Morin’s first book was 13 Things That Mentally …

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Book Review: Protect the Prince by Jennifer Estep

Title:  Protect the Prince Author:  Jennifer Estep Release Date:  July 2, 2019 Publisher:  Harper Voyager Source:  Edelweiss Everleigh Blair might be the new gladiator queen of Bellona, but her problems are far from over. First, Evie has to deal with a court full of arrogant, demanding nobles, all of whom want to get their greedy hands on her crown. As if that wasn’t bad enough, an assassin tries to kill Evie in her own throne …

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Book Review: Lost by Natasha Preston

*post may contain affiliate links  Title:  The Lost Author:  Natasha Preston Release Date:  April 2, 2019 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source:  NetGalley In Piper’s hometown, teenagers keep disappearing, and everyone assumes they’re just a bunch of runaways. But when yet another person disappears, Piper and her best friend Hazel suspect something more sinister is going on. So they decide to investigate, determined to learn the truth. Their search for answers leads them to the source of …

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Book Review: Buzz Books YA Spring/Summer 2019

Title:  Buzz Books YA Spring/Summer 2019 Author:  Publishers Lunch Release Date:  January 16, 2019 Publisher:  Publishers Lunch Source:  NetGalley Our tenth Buzz Books: Young Adult gives readers the special excitement of being among the first to sample the best in forthcoming young adult novels months ahead of their actual publication. (Goodreads)  *post may contain affiliate links (disclosure) My Review: BUZZ BOOKS are one of my favorite ways to discover new authors and titles that I …

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Book Review: Marty’s Horrible, Terrible, Very Bad Day by Dakota Cassidy

Title:  Marty’s Horrible, Terrible, Very Bad Day Author:  Dakota Cassidy Release Date:  February 28, 2019 Source:  Review Copy received from the author For Roxanne McNally, being a grim reaper has never been easy. Now she hates her job more than usual, because she’s been charged with reaping the soul of a legend – werewolf Marty Andrews Flaherty.  Marty, together with her equally iconic friends Nina and Wanda, are Rocky’s idols. To say she’s an OOPs …

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Book Review: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Title:  The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Author:  Stuart Turton Release Date:  September 18, 2018 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Landmark Source:  NetGalley Evelyn Hardcastle will die.  Every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle.  But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the body of a different guest. And some of his hosts are more helpful than others… The most inventive debut of the year twists together a mystery …

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Book Review: The Accidental Mermaid

Title:  Accidental Mermaid Author:  Dakota Cassidy Release Date:  October 1, 2017 Source:  eARC provided by the author Esther Williams Sanchez is busy living her life the way she’s always done. Spending time with her pets, working as a divorce mediator, and enjoying her newly renovated cottage on the beach. Learn to swim with a bunch of babies and toddlers? Easy-squeezy, right? Er, no. As Esther leaves the pool after her very first lesson, she sprouts …

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Book Review: Buzz Books 2017 YA Fall/Winter

Title:  Buzz Books 2017 YA Fall/Winter Release Date:  May 16, 2017 Publisher:  Publishers Lunch Source:  netGalley Our seventh edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult gives readers the special excitement of being at BookExpo. Buzz Books are just like a box of chocolates, you open it and you can smell the wonderful aroma and they all look so good that you don’t know which one to pick. My advice: pick them all. All the excerpts in …

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Book Review: They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera

Title:  They Both Die At The End Author:  Adam Silvera Release Date:  September 5, 2017 Publisher:  HarperTeen Source:  Edelweiss On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today.  Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End Day.  The good news: There’s an app for that. It’s …

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Book Review: Dead on Arrival by Matt Richtel

Title:  Dead on Arrival Author:  Matt Richtel Release Date:  August 1, 2017 Publisher:  William Morrow Source:  Edelweiss A mysterious disorder threatens to destroy the world in this high-concept thriller from Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel, which combines medical science, cutting-edge technology, and breathtaking suspense in the vein of Michael Crichton. Moving at a breakneck pace from the labs of the Centers for Disease Control to the secret campus of Google X to …

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