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    The Sun Down Motel

    Summary In Fells New York, there is a roadside motel. Viv Delaney starts to work there as a desk clerk in 1982 to save up to move to New York City and disappears one day. Carly Kirk hears about the mystery of the Sun Down decades later and must be the one to solve the mystery. My Thoughts  I’ve heard a lot of mix reviews about this thriller, but I really want to read it because the synopsis just sounded so intriguing to me. I love a good motel thriller and this one met all my expectations and more! I loved this book so much and was so happy that…

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    I Owe You One

    Summary Fixie Farr always has put her family first because she feels that they are the reason she is who she is today. However, sometimes Fixie has a little problem, she needs to fix everything, but some things are things she can’t fix.  My Thoughts  I’ve had this book on my shelf for a while and I thought it would be a perfect book choice for the month of February. This book was such a cute and heartwarming romance that it gave me all the warm and fuzzies.  I have loved this author since high school and it was so fun to be back to reading her cute and hilarious…

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    If I Had Your Face

    Summary Four young women living in Seoul, South Korea. These women come from all walks of life, but all struggle with the same issues of their culture and their contemporary society. My Thoughts  Wow, this book was such a wonderful and surprising read and I am obsessed…. I’ve been wanting to read this book for awhile because it was something very different from my comfort zone and I thought this would be a good read to test the waters. I’m going to be honest and I bought the book mostly for the cover, but the insides matched the outside in every way and everyone should read it now!  The setting…

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    Escaping from Houdini

    Summary The journey and the dynamic mystery duo of Audrey Rose and Thomas continues and this time might be the end. They start investigating a series of murders on an ocean liner featuring a magical carnival and Audrey Rose starts to question everything about her life. Will they survive this mystery or will it end it more murder and ruin? My Thoughts  HOLY MAGIC CIRCUS WAS THIS BOOK AMAZING!! I’m obsessed with this series and these characters and these books just keep getting better and better! The mystery and the glamour of the age just never gets old and the characters get more and more hilarious and loveable with each…

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    How to Pronounce Knife Review

    Summary In this collection of short stories, different characters share their experiences of struggling to find their bearings in an unfamiliar place. This author portrays the priorities of life through these many different characters’ raw and very real storylines. My Thoughts  So I’m not the biggest fan of short story collections because I always need more time in book worlds and characters. However, I read the title and the synopsis of this book and I just had to read it. As an ESL teacher, it hit home for me and I really needed to see where this author was going with it. I am so happy I read it although…

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    Our Kind of Cruelty Review

    Summary Mike Hayes loves Verity Metcalf. He has done everything he can to be her perfect Eagle. So what if she doesn’t answer his messages and is going to marry someone else. This is just a wicked game and they will have their happy ending.  My Thoughts  Wow, this took the idea of You and took it to a whole new level!!! Wow, what the actual f**k?!?! This book took me to so many insane places that I’m actually questioning my sanity to this day. From the synopsis of the book, I thought it would be your typical stalker thriller. It was not, it was so much more than that. …

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    Damsel Review

    Summary In order for Prince Emory to become king of Harding, he must perform a couple tasks. He needs to travel to the gray lands, slay the dragon, recuse a damsel, and make her his bride. However, the Damsel has no memory of who she was before she was rescued, she is to only become the king’s wife and have a son, but what if she doesn’t want that?  My Thoughts  Ummmmmmmmm this book was such a wonderful read and not in the ways you are thinking. It was not a romance, most of the characters made me cringe, the book made me want to throw things many times, and…

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    The Crown’s Game Review

    Summary Vika has power to summon the elements and Nikolai has the power to move objects and see through walls. Both are competing to be the Imperial Enchanter in the Crown’s Game. One will win and one will die.  My Thoughts  I read this book when it first came out and I honestly forgot everything about this book. So it was due for a reread and boy was it a good one. The magic system was great, the characters were amazing and it reminded me of one of my favorites, The Night Circus. Such a great read.  The magic system in this book was AMAZING! I really enjoyed seeing all…

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    The Merciful Crow Review

    Summary Fie is a Crow in a world where people hate her kind. They are given the task of burning or taking care of the plagued dead. They are spit on, berated, hated, and treated as others, but when they are needed, they are called merciful. When Fie has the opportunity to make life better for her people, she will do anything and everything to make it a reality. After all, crows look after their own.  My Thoughts  OMG THIS BOOK WAS JUST THE COOLEST! I LOVED EVERY SINGLE MINUTE OF IT! WOW, this is probably one of my favorite books of the year so far and yes I bought…

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    Chosen Ones Review

    Summary Ten years ago, the five chosen defeated the Dark One and saved the world. However, that was ten years ago and though the world has moved on, the five chosen haven’t. When an explosion occurs and a chosen one dies, will the chosen be able to save the world again?  My Thoughts  Well, this book was nothing like I thought it was going to be and it was AMAZING! Move over boring superhero books, Chosen Ones is an interesting twist on the aftermath of saving the world and a big dose of mental reality.  I mean think about it, if you were told as a teen that you were…