Little Broken Things

Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart

Title: Little Broken Things Author: Nicole Baart Published: November 21, 2017 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Obtained: Amazon Purchase Synopsis: Quinn and her older sister, Nora, haven’t stayed in contact in their adulthood. But one day, Nora texts Quinn to meet her and drops a little girl into Quinn’s life with the instructions to keep her safe and keep her a secret. Quinn…

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Radium Girls

Radium Girls: A Nonfiction Book Review

Title: Radium Girls – The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women Author: Kate Moore Published: May 2, 2017 Genre: Nonfiction Obtained: Amazon eBook Synopsis: This is the incredible true story of countless women effected by radium poisoning in the early 20th century. Radium was a newly discovered element, and many believed it to have curative powers. So none of the…

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Demon Interrupted

Demon Interrupted by Elliot Parker: A Book Review

Title: Demon Interrupted Author: Elliot Parker Published: November 7, 2017 Genre: Urban Fantasy Obtained: Author eARC Synopsis (from book): Evangeline Lawson can find anything, except freedom. A descendant of St. Anthony of Padua, the Patron Saint of lost articles, she has the supernatural ability to locate any mission object, car keys, missing dogs, children, as well as nuclear missiles, secret…

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The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor: A Book Review

Title: The Chalk Man Author: C.J. Tudor Publish Date: January 9, 2018 (Happy Birthday to Me!!) Genre: Thriller/Horror Obtained: Netgalley eARC/Book of the Month Synopsis: In 1986, Ed and his friends play a secret code. It involves the chalk man, drawn around town. Until, one day, someone leaves them chalk men leading to a dismembered body. That’s when everything changes. Cut…

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Artemis by Andy Weir: A Book Review

Title: Artemis Author: Andy Weir Published: November 14, 2017 Genre: Science Fiction Obtained: Book of the Month Synopsis: Artemis is the first and only settlement on the moon. Jazz Bashara is one of its citizens, and she’s a smuggler. One day, she accepts a job from a billionaire, one that jeopardizes her safety and that of her family and friends.…

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The Dry

The Dry by Jane Harper (Aaron Falk #1): A Book Review

Title: The Dry (Aaron Falk #1) Author: Jane Harper Published: May 31, 2016 Genre: Crime/Thriller Obtained: Amazon Purchase Synopsis: Aaron Falk returns to his hometown, Barrens, ten years after being chased away from it. And it isn’t a happy homecoming. His high school friend, Paul, murdered his son and wife before turning the gun on himself. But Paul’s parents and local…

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Bonfire

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter: A Book Review

Title: Bonfire Author: Krysten Ritter Published: November 7, 2017 Genre: Thriller Obtained: Giveaway at New York Comic Con Synopsis: Ten years ago, Abby Williams left her hometown of Barrens, Indiana behind, along with its secrets and disastrous memories. But now, she must return as an environmental lawyer investigating Optimal Plastics, a major company with its roots deeply embedded in Barrens.…

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Pigeon-Blood Red

Pigeon-Blood Red by Ed Duncan: A Book Review

Title: Pigeon-Blood Red Author: Ed Duncan Published: February 25, 2016 Genre: Crime/Mystery Obtained: Provided by Publisher Synopsis (from book): After an unfaithful husband and his lover try to double-cross a loan shark, they endanger the lives of the man’s unsuspecting wife and an old flame who comes to her rescue. Pursued by a ‘”killer with a conscience,” the wife and her…

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The Revolution of Marina M

The Revolution of Marina M. by Janet Fitch: A Book Review

Title: The Revolution of Marina M. Author: Janet Fitch Published: November 7, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Public Library Synopsis (from Book): St. Petersburg, New Year’s Eve, 1916. Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of her genteel life, a life about to be violently upended by the vast forces of…

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Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express: Book VS Film

Title: Murder on the Orient Express Author: Agatha Christie Published: 1934 Genre: Murder Mystery Obtained: Thriftbooks Synopsis: While traveling by train on the Orient Express line, a murder was committed in a car full of people, including famed detective Hercule Poirot. Now, he’s on the case to uncover the murder or murderess and solve the mystery behind the murdered man.…

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