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BOOK REVIEW: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

  This is one of those books that surpasses expectations. As Historical Fiction, I expected another World War II story to round out many of the facts I already knew. But this story centers on two things: the reasons why four young people from four distinctly different backgrounds have become refugees from the atrocities of [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:15+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Book Reviews|0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: My American Duchess by Eloisa James

  I have read many period romances in my day and My American Duchess falls squarely in the middle of them. The main difference between this story and so many others is that the leading lady is an out-spoken American from Boston who, despite being brought up by an English governess,  is far from the [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:16+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (Book Review)

MULDUR WAS RIGHT!     I am a fan of post-apocalyptic stories. Let me state up front that if you liked the Divergent series or The Hunger Games, then this series will not disappoint. We first meet Cassie, a 15-16 year old, who believes that she may be the last human alive on planet Earth. [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:16+00:00 February 14th, 2016|Book Reviews|0 Comments