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Young Jane Young- Review

Young Jane Young, by Gabrielle Zevin   My Review Rating: 4/5 ****'s   First, let me say that I requested this from Netgalley based solely on the fact that I loved the author's last book, The Storied Life of AJ Fikry. I really didn't pay much attention to the synopsis; all I really knew about it… Continue reading Young Jane Young- Review

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Must-Read Monday

Must Read Monday   The selection this month that I read for my “Adults who read YA” book club is an absolute must read!   The Serpent King, by Jeff Zentner.   Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who urges him… Continue reading Must-Read Monday

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Into The Water- Review ***No Spoilers***

  Into The Water, by Paula Hawkins Published- May 2, 2017, by Riverhead Books Source- Book of the Month May Selection Rating- 3/5 Summary: A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not… Continue reading Into The Water- Review ***No Spoilers***

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The Love Interest: Book Review ***No Spoilers***

The Love Interest, by Cale Dietrich Published by: Fiewel and Friends Release Date: May 16, 2017 Genre: YA  Source: Book of the Month Club - May Selection  Rating: 2.5/5 Summary from Goodreads.com  There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great… Continue reading The Love Interest: Book Review ***No Spoilers***

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New Boy, by Tracy Chevalier: Book Review: ***No Spoilers***

New Boy, by Tracy Chevalier   Published by: Penguin Release date: May 16, 2017 Source: Penguin First to Read Rating: 5/5   This book is part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series, in which current, well known, and bestselling authors interpret and retell Shakespeare's classics. New Boy, is Tracy Chevalier’s retelling of the tragedy Othello. In… Continue reading New Boy, by Tracy Chevalier: Book Review: ***No Spoilers***

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The Latest from Colm Toibin

Genre: Historical fiction Rating: 4 / 5 Review: The House of Names, by Colm Toibin,  is a retelling of the myth of Clytemnestra and her husband Agamemnon. In case you all don't know, Agamemnon is the brother of Menalaus who was Helen of Troy's husband in Homer's Iliad. Agamemnon tricked his wife, Clytemnestra, into bringing… Continue reading The Latest from Colm Toibin