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Book Review: Bury This by Andrea Portes

Book Review: Bury This by Andrea Portes

Amanda O'Hara February 23, 2015 0

Bury This by Andrea Portes is a peculiar little novel about a cold case finally being solved after twenty-five years. In 1978, a young woman named Beth Krause was brutally murdered, her body abandoned

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Book Review: Anatomy Of A Girl Gang by Ashley Little

Book Review: Anatomy Of A Girl Gang by Ashley Little

Amanda O'Hara November 10, 2014 0

Anatomy Of A Girl Gang by Ashley Little is a beautifully crafted book of fiction about five young women who form an all-girl gang called the Black Roses in the downtown east side of

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Book Review: Poison Shy by Stacey Madden

Book Review: Poison Shy by Stacey Madden

Amanda O'Hara September 3, 2014 0

Poison Shy by Stacey Madden is a book I picked up on a complete whim. I’d never heard of it before and read only half the description on the back before deciding on reading

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Book Review: The Fever by Megan Abbott

Book Review: The Fever by Megan Abbott

Amanda O'Hara August 30, 2014 0

I’ve only recently become a fan of Megan Abbott’s writing. The first book I read by her really blew me away, so when her latest book, The Fever, was released last month, I picked

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Book Review: The Reptile: One Man’s Story of Drug Use, Crime, Friendship, and Revenge by Ryan Vanderford

Book Review: The Reptile: One Man’s Story of Drug Use, Crime, Friendship, and Revenge by Ryan Vanderford

T. Barabas August 28, 2014 0

Well, the title pretty much sums up this adventure novel. Told in the first person, this is a story of a man fighting his way through drug use, crime, friendship, and revenge to find himself

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Book Review: Blossoms and Bayonets by Jana McBurney-Lin and Hi-Dong Chai

Book Review: Blossoms and Bayonets by Jana McBurney-Lin and Hi-Dong Chai

Sveta August 26, 2014 0

When I learned that there was a book tour for Blossoms and Bayonets by Jana McBurney-Lin and Hi-Dong Chai, I knew I had to participate in it because  it talks about Japanese occupation in

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Book Review: Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume

Book Review: Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume

Amanda O'Hara August 14, 2014 0

It doesn’t happen often, but every now and again I like to go back and re-read an old favourite book of mine. This time, I chose Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume, one of the

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Book Review: Freak Show by James St. James

Book Review: Freak Show by James St. James

Amanda O'Hara August 9, 2014 0

Allow me to introduce you to Billy Bloom, the fabulous and loveable narrator of Freak Show by James St. James. Billy, seventeen-years-old and originally from Michigan, is a fiery-haired, label-loathing, self-proclaimed “superfreak”. Gay and

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Book Review: The End Of Everything by Megan Abbott

Book Review: The End Of Everything by Megan Abbott

Amanda O'Hara June 23, 2014 0

The End Of Everything, on first glance, is the story of what comes next for a family when their thirteen-year-old daughter goes missing. But before you roll your eyes and think to yourself, “oh

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Book Review: God-Shaped Hole by Tiffanie DeBartolo

Book Review: God-Shaped Hole by Tiffanie DeBartolo

Amanda O'Hara February 23, 2014 0

Tiffanie DeBartolo’s novel God-Shaped Hole is a story of love, adventure, heartbreak and growth in L.A., which plays out after main character Beatrice (“Trixie”) impulsively responds to a strange personal ad in L.A. Weekly.

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