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Book Review: World of the Innocent by Nadine C. Keels

Summary: A Christian YA novella full of friendship, first love, faith, loss, and a deep passion for music all narrated by an artistic, relatable young woman named Jhoi (pronounced Joy). Page Length: 106 Published: 2017 Pros: Jhoi is both relatable and admirable in how she carries herself. Sometimes people think that Christian girls can't have fun and don't 'let… Continue reading Book Review: World of the Innocent by Nadine C. Keels

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What To Read This Month: 10 New Releases Hitting Shelves In June 2017

In most parts of the world, the weather has turned into a summery bliss ready to be filled with vacations, extended hobby time, and, for book lovers, new releases. Here's what the month of June has to offer in the new book releases department.   1. Hunger: A Memoir of My Body by Roxane Gay… Continue reading What To Read This Month: 10 New Releases Hitting Shelves In June 2017

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Barnes & Noble Haul #1

So I spent some money at the good ol' B&N. It's a small haul, but let's jump right in: 1. Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye   Adding to my ever expanding collection of Kennedy books and memorabilia is this new release on Bobby Kennedy. I've heard nothing but fantastic… Continue reading Barnes & Noble Haul #1

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Book Review: The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman

An artistic college drop-out; a young woman trying to find her way through teaching. This is premise of Allegra Goodman’s, author of the The Cookbook Collector among other bestselling titles, new novel, The Chalk Artist. Collin takes the role of a young artist who, blessed with all the drawing talent in the world, is at… Continue reading Book Review: The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman

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These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

It is that time of year again when the sun is shining its brilliant rays into our windows, the sandy beach is calling our name, and, of course, billionaire Bill Gates shares his book suggestions for the summer. And what do you know? I got them right here for you.   1. The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal Synopsis:… Continue reading These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

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What To Read This Month: 11 Releases Hitting Shelves In May 2017

Woo! We're already halfway through 2017 (crazy, right?) and man, oh, man has it been one heck of a year already. Though regardless of all that's occurred this year, we still have new releases to look forward to. Check out a few new books coming out this May. 1. A Court of Wings and Ruin (A… Continue reading What To Read This Month: 11 Releases Hitting Shelves In May 2017

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5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now

Back in 2016, Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give was already listed as being one of the most anticipated books of 2017, and on February 28th, it finally hit shelves. Here's the Goodreads Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends.… Continue reading 5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now

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Book Review: Bitter Sweet Love By Michael Faudet

*Bitter Sweet Love Goodreads Synopsis* Oh, man. I LOVE poetry. I know that it's not a literary genre for everyone, but I love everything about it. Especially free verse poetry. There's something so majestic, so raw, so simple about it that makes me want to read any and all of it I can get my… Continue reading Book Review: Bitter Sweet Love By Michael Faudet

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Bestselling Author Walter Mosley Has A New Surprise In Store For Fans

Successful crime fiction author Walter Mosley, known for the works Rose Gold, White Butterfly, and This Year You Write Your Novel among others, is expected to release a new crime thriller come February 2018 EW reported yesterday. SOURCE: AMAZON The new novel, titled Down the River Unto the Sea, follows a former New York City… Continue reading Bestselling Author Walter Mosley Has A New Surprise In Store For Fans

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‘Jessica Jones’ Actress Krysten Ritter To Pen Psychological Thriller

If you’ve been an avid fan of the Netflix original Jessica Jones, there’s zero doubt the name Krysten Ritter will have you smiling from ear to ear. Well, for fans of the web show as well as fans of psychological thrillers, we have some great news for you. The 35 year old actress announced a… Continue reading ‘Jessica Jones’ Actress Krysten Ritter To Pen Psychological Thriller