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Book Review: “In This Grave Hour” by Jacqueline Winspear

Rating: 4/5 Genre: Historical fiction, mystery Themes: War, adoption, family Summary: (From Goodreads): Sunday September 3rd 1939.  At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain’s declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs’ flat to await her return. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie:… Continue reading Book Review: “In This Grave Hour” by Jacqueline Winspear

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Book Review: “Ginny Moon” by Benjamin Ludwig

Author: Benjamin Ludwig Title: Ginny Moon Genre: Fiction Theme: children, autism, challenges, adoption Summary: (From Goodreads) Told in an extraordinary and wholly unique voice that will candidly take you into the mind of a curious and deeply human character. For the first time in her life, Ginny Moon has found her “forever home”—a place where she’ll be safe and protected,… Continue reading Book Review: “Ginny Moon” by Benjamin Ludwig

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Book Review: “The Baby on the Back Porch: Dunhill Series Book 1” by Lucia N. Davis

  Title: The Baby on the Back Porch Author: Lucia N. Davis Genre: Horror, short story, romance Theme: Nature, family Summary: (From Goodreads) An old cabin, hidden in the forests of the Northern Cascades, has been a silent witness to mysterious events long forgotten. But sometimes the past has a way of resurfacing… In search of solace… Continue reading Book Review: “The Baby on the Back Porch: Dunhill Series Book 1” by Lucia N. Davis

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Book Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

Author: Angie Thomas Title: The Hate U Give Genre: YA, Contemporary Theme: racism, classism, death, police brutality, reputation, Summary: (From Goodreads) Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of… Continue reading Book Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

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Book Review: “Boring Girls” by Sara Taylor

Author: Sara Taylor Title: Boring Girls Genre: YA, Contemporary Theme: death, music Summary: (From Goodreads) Rachel feels like she doesn’t fit in — until she finds heavy metal and meets Fern, a kindred spirit. The two form their own band, but the metal scene turns out to be no different than the misogynist world they want to change.… Continue reading Book Review: “Boring Girls” by Sara Taylor