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REVIEW: Delivered from Evil Edited by Ron Franscell

Title: Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived Author: Ron Franscell (Editor) Publisher: Fair Winds Press Pages: 272 ISBN: 1592334407 Received:  Purchased Synopsis: A 12-year-old boy cowers in his closet while a lunatic killer slaughters his family . . . a nursing student unwittingly opens…
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REVIEW: The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech

Title: The Great Unexpected Author: Sharon Creech Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 240 ISBN: 978-0061892325 Received:  Publisher Supplied  ARC (ebook) Synopsis: I had big thoughts to match the big wind. I wondered if we find the people we need when we need them. I wondered if we attract our future by some sort of invisible force, or if we are drawn…
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The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Book Teaser

“TO YOU, PERCEPTIVE READER, I BEQUEATH MY HISTORY…” Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to “My dear and unfortunate successor,” and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of – a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past…
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Etiquette & Espionage Book Summary

Title: Etiquette & Espionage Author: Gail Carriger Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pages:  320 ISBN: 978-0316190084  Etiquette & Espionage Book Summary It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old…
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