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The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve: A Book Review

Title: The Stars Are Fire Author: Anita Shreve Published: May 2, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Public Library Synopsis: It’s October 1947. After a summer-long drought, a fire breaks out along the coast of Maine, displacing hundreds of families and killing so many. Grace Holland is left to fend for herself and her two children while her husband volunteers to…

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Dark Places: Book VS Film

Whenever a book is made into a movie, I’m always the first in line to see it. I TRY to make sure to read the book first if I haven’t, but that’s usually a non-issue. I love to read, so chances are I’ve already read the book before the movie even decides to come out. In this case, I read…

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The House on Foster Hill

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright: A Book Review

Title: The House on Foster Hill Author: Jaime Jo Wright Publish Date: December 5, 2017 Genre: Christian, Mystery & Thrillers Obtained: Netgalley eARC Synopsis: Kaine Prescott has lived through the traumatic death of her husband, which she believes was a murder. She’s even been stalked by a man she believes is her husband’s killer. She decides to get away from…

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Too Many Books! Is There Such a Thing?

You know how some girls can’t stop buying shoes? That’s like me. But with books. I have too many books! I spent a ridiculously small amount of money on books yesterday, but I have quite a few reads that I’ve already tried to commit to by the end of October. Can I do it??   My Current TBR Pile  …

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13 Creepiest Places in New Jersey

13 Creepiest Places in New Jersey

You’ll soon discover one thing about me: I am a Jersey Girl through and through. Summers are meant to be spent at the Jersey Shore (South Seaside Park for me!), diners are a dime a dozen and should be experienced at 3AM, and the amount of history here is breathtaking. From the early days of the Revolutionary War, New Jersey…

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The Lying Game

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware: A Book Review

Title: The Lying Game Author: Ruth Ware Published: July 25, 2017 Genre: Thriller Obtained: Public Library Synopsis: A bone is discovered by a woman along the beaches of Salten, an idyllic English town, and this discovery sets in motion events that will change this town forever. A little while later, Kate texts her old friends from school, just three little…

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It’s Monday: What Am I Reading?

Happy Monday everyone! I’m not technically happy that it’s Monday, but what can you do? I didn’t do much this weekend other than laundry and reading. My watched my brother play high school football on Friday night, but it wasn’t a great game to mention. Then let’s not even bring up the GIANTS…. It hasn’t been a great season for…

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See What I Have Done

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt: A Book Review

Title: See What I Have Done Author: Sarah Schmidt Published: August 1, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Public Library Synopsis: ‘Lizzie Borden took an axe…’ Many people can finish this poem about the death of Andrew and Abby Borden. In See What I Have Done, you are given a front row seat into the viewpoints of four suspects in the…

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13 Scariest Movies

13 Scariest Movies I’ve Ever Seen

So, as you’ll soon learn, I LOVE a good scary movie! Since Halloween is fast approaching, I will be watching at least two scary movies a week. I know. It’s almost as ambitious as my October TBR, but I’m hopeful that I can make this work for me. Therefore, I’ve decided to create a list of the 13 scariest movies that…

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Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz: A Book Review

Title: Magpie Murders Author: Anthony Horowitz Year Published: 2017 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Obtained: Public Library Synopsis: Atticus Pünd is the lead detective in the Atticus Pünd best-selling murder mystery series written by Alan Conway. His book editor, Susan Ryeland, has just finished reading his newest novel, Magpie Murders, but realizes that the last few chapters are missing. The next day, Alan…

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