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review: Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen

Someone Like You Sarah Dessen Puffin Books/YA Release Date: May 11, 2004 Halley has always followed in the wake of her best friend, Scarlett. But when Scarlett learns that her boyfriend has been killed in a motorcycle accident, and that she’s carrying his baby, she’s devastated. For the first time ever, Scarlett really needs Halley. […]

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review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus: A Novel Erin Morgenstern Doubleday/fantasy Release Date:  September 13, 2011 The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it […]

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review: The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry

The Peculiars Maureen Doyle McQuerry Amulet Books/YA fiction, historical Release Date: May 1, 2012 This dark and thrilling adventure, with an unforgettable heroine, will captivate fans of steampunk, fantasy, and romance. On her 18th birthday, Lena Mattacascar decides to search for her father, who disappeared into the northern wilderness of Scree when Lena was young. Scree […]

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review: Summer of Secrets by Charlotte Hubbard

Summer of Secrets (Seasons of the Heart series) Charlotte Hubbard Zebra/Inspirational, Romance Publication Date: February 7, 2012 Welcome to Willow Ridge, Missouri! In this cozy Amish town along the banks of the river, the Old Ways are celebrated at the Sweet Seasons Bakery Café, and love is a gift God gives with grace… Summer has […]

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review: Saving Hope by Margaret Daley

Saving Hope: Men of the Texas Rangers Book #1 Margaret Daley Abingdon Press/Christian, suspense, romance Release Date: March 1, 2012 When the people you love are threatened, it’s personal.  When a teenager goes missing from the Beacon of Hope School, Texas Ranger Wyatt Sheridan and school director Kate Winslow are forced into a dangerous struggle […]

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