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Leviathan

"Leviathan" by Scott Westerfeld is the best Steampunk novel ever. The fact that it’s also Young Adult is an added bonus. In this story, there is an alternate historical moment that started World War 1. One side will fight the war with metal...

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  • Author: Scott Westerfeld
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Steampunk, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

All By Myself, Alone - A Novel

“All By Myself, Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark, an international best-selling author, is another mystery in the “Queen of Suspense” list of novels. Celia Kilbride has been hired to lecture on precious gems on the maiden voyage of the Queen Ch...

4 Stars

The Sleeping Beauty Killer - An Under Suspicion Novel

What a treat to have the opportunity to review a novel written by Mary Higgins Clark. I had forgotten how much I enjoy reading a Mary Higgins Clark novel. The Sleeping Beauty Killer did not disappoint. This book was hard to put down. I was...

5 Stars

Year of Yes - How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

"Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person" by Shonda Rhines is one women’s journey to make positive changes in her life. Shonda is a famous Hollywood TV Writer and Producer for Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and H...

4 Stars

The Jealous Kind - A Holland Family Novel

Set in Houston in the 1950’s, “The Jealous Kind” is about Aaron Holland and how one event changes his whole life. When he intervenes between beautiful Valerie Epstein fighting with her boyfriend Grady Harrelson, who is the son of one of the...

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Still Mine

Amy Stuart has created one of the most interesting characters I've ever read about, in Clare. She has a past, but most do. It's her decisions that are so interesting. I become more and more intrigued every time I find out a detail about her...

5 Stars

The Asset

“The Asset” is a story based on post 9/11 terrorists attacks. The main character is Kennedy. He is a TSA security consultant and is charged with protecting all of America's airports. However there is a sudden turn of events which somehow ge...

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As Time Goes By

Delany Wright is a journalist who is a rising star. She's covering the trial of a wealthy woman who is accused of murdering her husband, a man who had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Delany is distracted from her job because she's...

4 Stars

Dark Debts

Karen Hall is an intriguing author who knows how to write dark horror. I loved each and every character because they had traits I could identify with. Michael's faith is an integral part of this story. It makes one wonder about faith in gen...

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The Passenger

Wrapped within a multitude of colorful threads, "The Passenger", crafted by well-known writer Lisa Lutz, is a ultimate brainteaser and psychological thriller that will keep a reader wondering why, oh why, would a person flee her home after...

4 Stars

Dangerous Lies

Another book by Becca Fitzpatrick? Yes please! I read and loved Hush, Hush (I still need to finish the series), so I was super excited to read a new book by her. I'm mostly into fantasy books but this one was good! The characters were good...

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Fangs for the Memories

I happened upon Molly Harper’s books this past summer. After reading one of her Jane Jameson spin offs I quickly bought the rest of her books and devoured them all. Two of my favorite characters are Andrea and Dick Cheney, the vampire not t...

4 Stars

Darkness Torn Asunder - Paladins Series

Emmett vows to protect Jana but his fierce protectiveness and hidden secrets may cause her to run in this captivating paranormal romance. Two men may understand Emmett’s strange abilities but he’s not so sure about the strange job offer the...

4 Stars

The Melody Lingers On

I have enjoyed reading the works of Mary Higgins Clark for many years. With thirty-five novels under her belt she has certainly earned the title of “Queen of Suspense”. However, this latest release is not the best representation of that mon...

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Resonance - Dissonance, #3

Why do all the good series have to end? This sequel to the best book ever - Dissonance was epic! This one picks up shortly after book one ends. I think it would have been a little better if it had been like a year or something. Since, of co...

5 Stars

Peek-a-Baby - A Lift-the-Flap Book/Lap Edition

Preschoolers will love the large illustrations of the babies featured in this book. Baby is playing peek-a-boo, so you’ll have to flip the flaps to find him or her. Is he under the umbrella or behind the laundry hanging on the line? Why, ye...

4 Stars

Nightlife: Hazardous Materials - A Nightlife Novella

Hazardous Materials is a small package that holds a spectacular story. I must admit I was surprised at how thin this book was, but the storyline is well done and the characters are fully developed. Jarrod Foster is down on his luck and the...

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Daniel Goes Out for Dinner - Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

This new Pre-Level One, Ready-to-Read paperback is ideal for a child who wants to assume some of the reading chores. The sentences are nice and short and the vocabulary should not cause any problems. The familiar characters will also make t...

4 Stars

Nightlife: Hazardous Materials - A Nightlife Novella

Jarrod Foster is a graphic artist who is struggling, out of money and will take any job, including demolition of old buildings. One of the jobs he took, he found an old hidden treasure of arcade games. Why were they hidden and boarded in a...

4 Stars
  • Author: Matthew Quinn Martin
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller, Supernatural, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Baby Bear Sees Blue

In this nicely illustrated board book Baby Bear is going to introduce the reader to a range of colors as he and his mother explore their surroundings. Looking out of his cave, Baby Bear sees yellow from the sunlight streaming in. Once out o...

4 Stars

Home: Tip's Tips on Friendship

This Level Two reader is tied in to the DreamWorks movie “Home”. Gratuity Tucci (Tip) explains how her encounter with a Boov alien named “Oh” forces her to dig deep and try to establish a friendship. As the title suggests, Tip shares how sh...

3 Stars

Black Ice

Black Ice is a mystery right at the start. It is fast paced and we'll just plain yummy. It kept me guessing until the murderer was revealed. It did have a few boring parts that you could probably skip over. But all in all it was worth the r...

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FaceOff

I really enjoyed FaceOff. It was like Freddy Vs. Jason but in the world of book characters. Some of these characters I have read about and some I have not. It was interesting to see how they coped with other characters in their league. Thes...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Lee Child, Michael Connelly, John Sandford, Lisa Gardner, Dennis Lehane, Steve Berry, Jeffery Deaver, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, James Rollins, Joseph Finder, Steve Martini, Heather Graham, Ian Rankin, Linda Fairstein, M. J. Rose, R. L. Stine, Raymond Khoury, Linwood Barclay, John Lescroart, T. Jefferson Parker, F. Paul Wilson, Peter James
  • Review by: Deal Sharing Aunt
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Bear's Loose Tooth - The Bear Books

While Bear and his forest friends are having lunch Bear feels something wiggle and wobble in his mouth. Oh goodness, it appears Bear has his first ever loose tooth. At first Bear is worried that if the tooth falls out he won’t be able to ea...

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Secrets of the Lighthouse

Montefiore penned a generously rewarding novel with Secrets of the Lighthouse while truly evoking the lush and beauty of the Irish landscape! Before I read this novel I had neither read nor heard of author Santa Montefiore. Now I cannot hel...

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More Bitter Than Death

More Bitter Than Death begins as a collection of sub plots that are loosely tied together: a single mother murdered brutally in her apartment while her daughter silently witnesses the entire scene; a chronological journal of one boys psycho...

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I've Got You Under My Skin

Mary Higgins Clark’s novels are always favorites of mine. I just finished “I've Got You Under My Skin” and loved it. I enjoy books whose words convince me to read quickly and turn pages until I find out “who done it”. I liked this book beca...

4 Stars

Please, Louise

It is an overcast day with rain clouds threatening. What appears to be a lonely, little girl decked out in rain gear leaves her house and walks into the neighborhood. She seems to be worried about the environment which includes street peopl...

5 Stars

The Hunger and the Howling of Killian Lone

Killian Lone is a man haunted by a past filled with taunting bullies. Killian Lone is also a man blessed with an inborn gift for the creation of gastronomical wonders. When young Killian receives a coveted apprenticeship with his idol, the...

3 Stars

Forbidden Feast - Book Three of the Eternal Dead Series

This third and final book in The Eternal Dead Series has biters (zombies) battling vampires to take over the town of Frombleton. Occasionally a bit confusing (especially if you haven’t read the previous books) as the story jumps from locati...

4 Stars

Consider Love

Sandra Boynton is an internationally known humorist whose adult and children’s books have sold thousands of copies. Boynton illustrates her own work and the cartoon animal characters she creates for greeting cards and books highlight her dr...

4 Stars

The Very Best of OLIVIA - A Storybook Treasury

If anyone in your household loves Olivia, this collection of ten short picture books featuring the little, white piglet is sure to be a big hit. These are the first ten stories in what has become a very popular series of children’s books. I...

5 Stars

Exile - Keeper of the Lost Cities, #2

In this second installment, we find Sophie settling more into her new home and life as being a new member of the lost cities. This time around though, she’s away from the school setting and we’re taken on the adventures she faces in her new...

5 Stars

The Last Word - Spellman: Document, #6

The author of this book, Lisa Lutz, has come up with another funny, unique mystery tale starring the Spellman family. One of the things that set this mystery series apart from other mysteries is the zany Spellman family themselves. Each mem...

4 Stars

Munch!

This board book features mouthfuls of fun for toddlers. Pictured here are a collection of critters who nibble, munch and crunch their way through a bunch of tasty goodies. And when they aren’t eating, the animals are laughing, hiccupping, w...

5 Stars

Light of the World - A Dave Robicheaux Novel

LIGHT OF THE WORLD is a journey into the evil and darkness that is all around us. In this thriller, being the 20th Dave Robicheaux novel, the main characters, Dave, Clete, Molly, Alafair and Gretchen are all living in Montana. This sounds r...

4 Stars

The Kings of Cool - A Prequel to Savages

The author, Don Winslow is a unique author. Sometimes you can tell who the author of a book is by their style. Not with Mr. Winslow. His style seems to change with each book. THE KINGS OF COOL is on the lighter side which I feel is due to h...

3 Stars

Life's a Witch - Life's a Witch, #1

I found Life's a Witch to be lackluster compared to What the Spell. What the Spell focused on a newly self-magically-made nerdy "glamazon" Brooklyn, this book focuses on the "its" clique queen bee herself Hadley. The magical realm clashes w...

3 Stars

The Milk of Birds

The Milk of Birds is a slow moving, but Powerful read! It deals with issues not normally seen in Teen/Ya books such as rape, genocide, and more. The authors writing and topic makes this a very powerful book! I was moved by the story of both...

4 Stars

The Impossibility of Tomorrow - An Incarnation Novel

The Impossibility of Tomorrow was much longer than the first book in the series. And although it was very good, I believe that these books could have been tossed together as one book vs. two. I can’t wait to see what is on the horizon for b...

4 Stars

Fifteenth Summer

Fifteenth Summer is the perfect summer beach read. It's sickeningly sweet and lasts as long as summer seems to, i.e. very short. It's simple and written for an early teen. The romance is a little too convenient and a bit on the unrealistic...

3 Stars

Wool

The author, Mr. Howey, has created something amazing. He has developed characters that you can relate to and believe. The story has a plot that develops into a superior sci-fi- read. He puts you right there with the characters, right in tha...

5 Stars

Clockwork Princess - Infernal Devices

I just finished this book a few minutes ago, and I am sitting her trying to figure out where I should start. But there are so many emotions swirling through me that it is hard to pin point one and go with it. Cassandra Clare is a very talen...

5 Stars

Daddy's Gone A Hunting

Mary Higgins Clark has another winner in her book, “Daddy’s Gone A Hunting”. I absolutely could not put this book down. I read until my eyes glazed over and then I read some more. What a thriller! The story is about two sisters and their fa...

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The Book of Broken Hearts

Based on the blurb, I expected a light beach read about a typical teenage girl's summer as she meets the local bad boy and her world changes. Don't get me wrong- this is definitely that. Yet it is SO much more. The Book of Broken Hearts mad...

5 Stars
  • Author: Sarah Ockler
  • Review by: Emireally
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse

Maid of Secrets - Maids of Honor, #1

I was over joyed when I received Maid of Secrets in the mail from Night Owl Reviews. Not only was it something that I really wanted to read, but it came as a finished copy. That just made me even happier! However the happy stopped there. I...

4 Stars

The Dark Hunger - Book Two of the Eternal Dead Series

The Dark Hunger has a strong plot and interesting characters however the constant jumping from one point of view to another quickly became confusing. I would have enjoyed this book far more had the author focused more on the characters of J...

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Panic

Panic wasn't what I was hoping for. I expected a very intense plot with creepy undertones and while the story did have somewhat of a sinister feel to it, it didn't carry quite the punch I was looking for. Diamond, while shopping for tights...

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Level 2 - Memory Chronicles, #1

Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans is particularly unique, especially with the multitude of new books that come out for Young Adults. The premise for Level 2 is extraordinary and I loved it. Once people die (particularly those in the same age grou...

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What the Spell - Life's a Witch Prequel

Mean Girls meets 80's film Teen Witch easily describes What the Spell. While it's aimed at a younger audience than myself, I thoroughly enjoyed the hi-jinx and Brooklyn's obsession with popularity all the while learning to master her new fo...

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