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Book Review: Little Witches: Magic in Concord by Leigh Dragoon

Synopsis A retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, the graphic novel follows Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy as witches-in-training. When Mr. Laurence, a witch­finder, moves in next door with his grandson to investigate renegade magic, the girls get caught up in the action. Thank you to NetGalley and Oni Press for providing an ARC…… Continue reading Book Review: Little Witches: Magic in Concord by Leigh Dragoon

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Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Synopsis ‘In an ancient city by the sea, three sisters – a maiden, a mother, and a crone – are drawing maps by candlelight. Sombre, with piercing grey eyes, they are the three Fates, and every map is a human life . . .’ Stepsister takes up where Cinderella’s tale ends. We meet Isabelle, the…… Continue reading Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

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Book Review: Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Synopsis Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been overtaken by a demanding teaching job. Her boisterous Muslim family, and numerous (interfering) aunties, are professional naggers. And her flighty young cousin, about to reject her one hundredth marriage proposal, is a constant reminder that Ayesha is still single. Ayesha might…… Continue reading Book Review: Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

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Book Review: Let’s Be Legends by Sean Fesko

Synopsis Kara Olecki didn’t mean to kill her boyfriend Matt. But she did—and she’s paying the price. As she waits for the jury’s decision, she has nothing but time to recap all the important moments, both good and bad, that led up to her sentencing. Told in dual timelines, experience Kara’s thoughts in the courtroom…… Continue reading Book Review: Let’s Be Legends by Sean Fesko

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Book Review: A Spoke in the Wheel by Kathleen Jowitt

Synopsis The first thing I saw was the wheelchair.  The first thing she saw was the doper.  Ben Goddard is an embarrassment – as a cyclist, as an athlete, as a human being. And he knows it. Now that he’s been exposed by a positive drugs test, his race wins and his work with disabled…… Continue reading Book Review: A Spoke in the Wheel by Kathleen Jowitt

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Book Review: The Things We Learn When We’re Dead by Charlie Laidlaw

Synopsis Small decisions can have unintended consequences, but sometimes we get a second chance.  On the way home from a dinner party she didn’t want to attend, Lorna Love steps into the path of an oncoming car. When she wakes up she is in what appears to be a hospital – but a hospital in…… Continue reading Book Review: The Things We Learn When We’re Dead by Charlie Laidlaw

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Book Review: The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge

Synopsis Martha can tell things about a person just by touching their clothes, as if their emotions and memories have been absorbed into the material. It started the day she fell from the tree at her grandma’s cabin and became blind in one eye. Determined to understand her strange ability, Martha sets off to visit…… Continue reading Book Review: The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge