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Before the Fall Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781455561797
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 6th, 2017

BARB'S REVIEW:

One man and a four year old boy survive the crash of a private jet. The examination of the lives and relationships of the passengers shows how twisted and interwined lives are.


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The Wicked + the Divine Volume 1: The Faust Act (Wicked & the Divine Tp #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781632150196
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Published: Image Comics - November 25th, 2014

LESLIE'S REVIEW:

I will read anything created by the team of Kieron Gillen and Jamie Mckelvie but thier series "The Wicked & The Divine" is by far the most interesting story they have created so far. It's a brilliant commentary on society's obsession with fame with ancient gods as pop stars. The cast is diverse, the art work is gorgeous and the story is fascinating. The series is getting ready to come to an end and fans and new readers should take this opportunity to read the story from the beginning with Vol. 1: The Faust Act!


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I Am a Story Cover Image
By Dan Yaccarino, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062411068
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Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2016

LESLIE'S REVIEW:

A delightful tale filled with fun illustrations. The books shows the power of a good story: it endures, it makes us feel and most importantly it brings us together!


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Pride Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062564047
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 18th, 2018

BETH'S REVIEW:

What happens when Pride and Prejudice tales place in Brooklyn in the present day? What happens when class lines and race lines are examined? Those questions are answered in Ibi Zoboi's book Pride. It will be easy to see Jane Austen's footprint (where Jane Bennet becomes Janae Benitez) but her sweetness of character is still very evident. Elizabeth Bennet (here Zuri Benitez) is still spicy and sassy and loves her sisters fiercly. I loved the way this story handled Lydia (Layla)'s overly flirtatiousness. I loved this rendition. It also is a great read as a stand alone book as will. It's a great, quick read.


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Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault: Essays from the Grown-up Years Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735218420
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 2nd, 2019

DEBBIE'S REVIEW

Who didn't love the Cathy Comics growing up? I remember my mom cutting out the strips and saving them for my sister (also named Cathy but with a "K', as she would say, the right way). Now Cathy Guisewite has a fantastic collection of Essays. Those of us who grew up with Cathy and related to her humor of being a woman in the 70s, 80s and 90s, can now see where she (and we) are as a woman of the Twenty First Century.


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The Daughter's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501187933
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Published: Atria Books - May 7th, 2019

JILL'S REVIEW

A story of love, resilience and a mothers sacrifice. It starts out with an old woman who has supressed all memories of her early years during World War ll. These memories are awakened by a surprise visitor.This is the tale of all that was sacrificed for her survival. A great read for historical fiction fans of The Nightingale and Lilac Girls.