Book Review: Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

“That was why they called it temptation—it never presented itself as something ugly, or tepid, or harmless; no, it came in the guise of glorious feelings and a sense of utter rightness, even when it was wrong. That was why one needed principles.”

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4.5 disco balls

Published: September 3, 2019 by Berkley
Category: Romance, Historical Fiction

A sassy spirited story that I enjoyed immensely.
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Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

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4 disco balls

Published: September 9, 2014 by Knopf
Category: Sci-fi, Dystopian
Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Novel (2015); PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Nominee (2015); Sunburst Award Nominee for Adult (2015); John W. Campbell Memorial Award Nominee for Best Science Fiction Novel (2015); British Fantasy Award Nominee for August Derleth Award (best horror novel) (2015); The Rooster – The Morning News Tournament of Books (2015); NAIBA Book of the Year for Fiction (2015); Toronto Book Award Nominee (2015); The Great Michigan Read (2015); Women’s Prize for Fiction Nominee for Longlist (2015); Andrew Carnegie Medal Nominee for Fiction (2015); National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (2014); Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction (2014)

In this intricate, elegantly woven tale, the fate of five people at the end of civilization will connect in such a delicate, yet powerful way; some of them not ever meeting each other.Read More »

Buddy Read with BusyCollegeBookworm: Sinner by Christopher Graves

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4 disco balls

Sinner
by Christopher Graves
Check out the Book Trailer
Publish Date: April 5, 2018 by OP Media
Category: Horror, Thriller, Suspense

In 2018, I read my first horror book and probably my last. This is not at the discredit of the author, who did a fine job of invading my dreams and turning them into nightmares. I haven’t been this freaked out since Season 4 of Dexter and the Trinity Killer: holy moly my senses are on overdrive; paranoia being the top dog here. By the way, thanks a lot John Lithgow, you have officially ruined my fond memories of Harry and the Henderson’s.
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