[Review] Lost Girl by Holly Kammier: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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In the first mystery I’ve read in an unbelievably long time, Shelby Day, a small-town investigative reporter, is set to make it on her own and eventually move to LA once she’s made a household name. So, when she caught ear of the murder of two young women in a town where the worst thing that normally happens is ducks being found dead due to stone-throwing activities, she went off to report the news that would jumpstart her career.Read More »

[Review] How to Speak Boy by Tiana Smith: Undebatably Delightful

 

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In April 2018, Netflix released an original comedy, Candy Jar, where two high school debate champions who hate each other are forced to work together to get in their dream Ivy League universities. I remember finding it cute and genuine, simple and engaging. I liked how the movie displayed something as ‘intimidating’ as debate to be interesting  as they had shown. With Tiana Smith’s new YA novel How To Speak Boy, I’m pretty sure this would attract the same audience and garner a similar positive response.

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Excerpt | Slippers and Thieves by Christina Bauer

In Christina Bauer’s fourth installment of the Fairy Tales of the Magicorum is a no-fail modern fantasy retelling of Cinderella. In Slippers and Thieves, Manhattan-based Elle attends an exclusive prep school where fairies, shifters, and witches are mixed with humans so they can hide from their evil step-families. To get by, Elle retrieves stolen jewelry and returns them for a reward.

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Excerpt | The Event by Whitney Dineen

 After graduating from college, Emmie gets her dream job in New York City. As the head buyer at Silver Spoons–a high-end boutique, and single girl about town, her  life is ideal. That is, until the night of The Event, her company’s annual award’s ball at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Nerves plus too much tequila leave Emmie dealing with a wicked hangover, the unemployment line, and a surprise to end all surprises.

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