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Hi guys! You know what I’m best at? Writing up tags that I’m not tagged in and totally ignoring the ones I am tagged in. Oh well! I saw this tag over at Howling Libraries and it just seemed like so much fun, so I’m jumping on the band wagon and completing it! Are any… Continue reading Currently Reading Tag

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Halloween Carnival Volume 4 (Spoiler-free) Review

Halloween Carnival is a horror anthology. There are 5 volumes of this series being published throughout the month of October. This is the fourth installment. There are a total of 5 stories in this anthology; all of which center around Halloween. Some are sad, some are nail-biters, and some are just plain horror. This series… Continue reading Halloween Carnival Volume 4 (Spoiler-free) Review

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Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott (Spoiler-free) Review

Right before Sadie died, she begged her sister, Ruby, to do the one thing she could never do herself: Find the treasure on Gray Wolf Island. With just a mysterious treasure map as a guide, Ruby reluctantly allows some friends to join her on the hunt, each of whom is touched by magic: a boy allegedly… Continue reading Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott (Spoiler-free) Review

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When the English Fall by David Williams (Spoiler-free!) Review

When a catastrophic solar storm brings about the collapse of modern civilization, an Amish community in Pennsylvania is caught up in the devastating aftermath. Once-bright skies are now dark. Planes have plummeted to the ground. The systems of modern life have crumbled. With their stocked larders and stores of supplies, the Amish are unaffected at… Continue reading When the English Fall by David Williams (Spoiler-free!) Review

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When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Keuhn (Spoiler-free!) Review

"This isn't meant to be a confession. Not in any spiritual sense of the word. Yes, I'm in jail at the moment. I imagine I'll be here a long time, considering. But I'm not writing this down for absolution and I'm not sorry for what I did to Rose. I'm just not. Not for any of… Continue reading When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Keuhn (Spoiler-free!) Review

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The Dying Game by Asa Avdic (Spoiler-free!) Review

A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state, in which seven people are brought to a remote island to compete in a 48-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position, and one woman must stage her death. The year is 2037, and on the tiny island of Isola, seven people have been selected to… Continue reading The Dying Game by Asa Avdic (Spoiler-free!) Review

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The Fading of Lloyd by Kit Crumpton Review

The Fading of Lloyd embroils the reader in family history as members struggle through historic challenges: the end of the American frontier, the dawn of the railroad travel that wove Midwest communities together, World War I, and the social mores of the 1920s and 1930s. The Huttleston family, whose son, Lloyd, is mentally retarded, struggles… Continue reading The Fading of Lloyd by Kit Crumpton Review