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Book Review: The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry

Being a New Englander with most of my family living in Massachusetts, I am no stranger to stories about witches, John Adams, Paul Revere, and all the other common folk tale type stories that come with living in New England. The themes are very common for local authors, who spend evenings at storytelling dinners at local inns… Continue reading Book Review: The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry

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Book Review: A Winter’s Love by Madeleine L’Engle

A Winter's Love, though previously published, was not a book of Madeleine L'Engle's that I had heard of before and wasn't quite sure what to expect. A Wrinkle in Time has been a classic that I have enjoyed over the years, so I was eager to get started in reading this early work. The book… Continue reading Book Review: A Winter’s Love by Madeleine L’Engle

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Book Review: The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley (New Release 3/28/17)

Because this is a new release, I feel it is fair to start with the book blurb so you have an idea of what we are getting into. This is a contemporary/thriller adult lit book, but it also features a female teen protagonist so it has elements of a coming-of-age story as well. I see… Continue reading Book Review: The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley (New Release 3/28/17)