[Book Review] Hum If You Don’t Know The Words by Bianca Marais

Photo Credit: Goodreads.com Hum If You Don’t Know The Words by Bianca Marais Blurb: “Life under apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a nine-year-old white girl growing up in a mining town in the 1970s Johannesburg. In a rural village, worlds apart, Beauty Mbali struggles to raise her children alone in the …

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[Book Review] Marysvale by Jared Southwick

Marysvale  by  Jared Southwick Summary: “John Casey was ten years old when his mother was murdered…and ten when his father hid the truth from him. Without that knowledge, he has no idea of the enemies that lie in wait. Now grown up, John lives a solitary life, in a world enslaved by ignorance and superstition, …

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[Book Review] When We Were Worthy by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

When We Were Worthy by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen Blurb: “When the sound of sirens cuts through a cool fall night, the small town of Worthy, Georgia, hurtles from triumph to tragedy. Just hours before, they’d watched the Wildcats score a winning touchdown. Now, they’re faced with the deaths of three cheerleaders–their promising lives cut short …

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[Book Review] The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon

The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon Blurb: “Both Cassie Hugo and Margaret Brickshaw dutifully followed their soldiers husbands to the US embassy in Jordan, but that’s about all they have in common. After two years, Cassie’s become an expert on the rules, but newly arrived Margret sees only her chance to explore. So when …

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All That Makes Life Bright by Josi S. Kilpack

All That Makes Life BrightbyJosi S. Kilpack Blurb: “When Harriet Beecher marries Calvin Stowe on January 6, 1836, she is sure her future will be filled with romance, a family (in due time), and continued opportunities to develop as a writer–Calvin has said she must be a literary woman, after all. Though Catharine, Harriet’s sister, …

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The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson

The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson Blurb: “Superheroes have always been Leia Birch Brigg’s weakness. One tequila-soaked night at a comic-book convention, the usually level-headed graphic novel artist is swept off her barstool by a handsome and anonymous Batman. She remembers he was tall, black, and an excellent French-kisser–but not much else. It turns out …

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The Secret of the India Orchid by Nancy Campbell Allen

*This post contains affiliate links. Click here for more information. The Secret of the India Orchid by Nancy Campbell Allen Blurb: “Anthony Blake, the Earl of Wilshire, is in love with his best friend’s sister, Sophia Elliot. But his plans to court her are put on hold when he is forced to resume his role …

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