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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

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The Drowning King, by Emily Holleman

I received this egalley courtesy of Little Brown publishing and netgalley.com. Genre: Historical Fiction, Biographical Fiction RATING: 3.5 / 5 Review: For those of you who may not know this is the follow-up to the book Cleopatra's Shadows. The writer has dubbed it "The Fall Of Egypt" series. I'm sure there will be at least… Continue reading The Drowning King, by Emily Holleman