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DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY by Emily Ladau

I received a gifted copy of DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY by Emily Ladau from Random House / Ten Speed Press! Rating: 5 / 5 DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY states it's objective in the subtitle "What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally". This is a short book that delivers a lot of information on what… Continue reading DEMYSTIFYING DISABILITY by Emily Ladau

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YOUR GUIDE TO NOT GETTING MURDERED IN A QUAINT ENGLISH VILLAGE by Maureen Johnson & Jay Cooper

I received a gifted copy of YOUR GUIDE TO NOT GETTING MURDERED IN A QUAINT ENGLISH VILLAGE by Maureen Johnson & Jay Cooper from Random House / Ten Speed Press! Rating: 5 / 5 When I first saw YOUR GUIDE TO NOT GETTING MURDERED IN A QUAINT ENGLISH VILLAGE, I immediately thought of my friend's… Continue reading YOUR GUIDE TO NOT GETTING MURDERED IN A QUAINT ENGLISH VILLAGE by Maureen Johnson & Jay Cooper

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CUL-DE-SAC by Joy Fielding

I received a gifted copy of CUL-DE-SAC by Joy Fielding from Random House / Ballantine Books! This was one of our #SaturdayBookstaClub buddy read books for October! Rating: 4 / 5 CUL-DE-SAC is a story of a neighborhood of strangers where people don't know what is going on behind closed doors, or sometimes even what… Continue reading CUL-DE-SAC by Joy Fielding

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THE DISAPPEARING ACT by Catherine Steadman

I received a gifted copy of THE DISAPPEARING ACT by Catherine Steadman from Random House / Ballantine Books! This was one of our #SaturdayBookstaClub buddy read books for August! Rating: 4 / 5 THE DISAPPEARING ACT begins with Mia Eliot, a talented actress with a personal life that is a flop. After her boyfriend abandons… Continue reading THE DISAPPEARING ACT by Catherine Steadman

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WHEN THE STARS GO DARK by Paula McClain

I received a gifted copy of WHEN THE STARS GO DARK by Paula McClain from Random House / Ballantine Books! Rating: 5 / 5 WHEN THE STARS GO DARK follows Anna Hart, a woman in a very dark place in her life. She is a missing persons detective from San Francisco on leave from work… Continue reading WHEN THE STARS GO DARK by Paula McClain

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THE DICTIONARY OF LOST WORDS by Pip Williams

I received a gifted copy of THE DICTIONARY OF LOST WORDS by Pip Williams from Random House! Rating: 4 / 5 THE DICTIONARY OF LOST WORDS follows Esme, a young woman who grew up sitting at the feet of a father who worked with a team of lexicographers collecting words and quotes for the first… Continue reading THE DICTIONARY OF LOST WORDS by Pip Williams

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IN THE QUICK by Kate Hope Day

I received a gifted copy of IN THE QUICK by Kate Hope Day from Random House! Rating: 4 / 5 IN THE QUICK follows June, a young girl with a special gift for mechanical invention. Her gift is nurtured by her uncle who worked on fuel cells for space exploration. Her uncle passed away when… Continue reading IN THE QUICK by Kate Hope Day

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HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE by Imbolo Mbue

I received a gifted copy of HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE by Imbolo Mbue from Random House! I also received an ALC copy from LibroFM! Rating: 4.5 / 5 HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE is set in a fictional African village of Kosawa where chemical spills have brought tragedy to the residents. It is a place where… Continue reading HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE by Imbolo Mbue