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Firstlife – Gena Showalter

Everlife, book one ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to … Continue reading

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Jane Two – Sean Patrick Flanery

A young Mickey navigates through the dense Texas humidity of the 70s and out onto the porch every single time his Granddaddy calls him, where he’s presented with the heirloom recipe for life, love, and manhood. But all the logic … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – Stieg Larsson

Millennium, book three The stunning third and final novel in Stieg Larsson’s internationally best-selling trilogy. Lisbeth Salander – the heart of Larsson’s two previous novels – lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care … Continue reading

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A Time To Kill – John Grisham

Clanton, Mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes … Continue reading

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Watership Down – Richard Adams

This ranks somewhere on my TBR Tackle, but I’ve forgotten how far into the challenge I am at this point…oops! Set in England’s Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band … Continue reading

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Fire Bringer – David Clement-Davies

Because I’ve got to sneak in at least one re-read… Young buck Rannoch was born on the night his father was murdered and into a herd of deer where hunger for power has gradually whittled away at all that is … Continue reading

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Bellman and Black – Diane Setterfield

Also known as book four of the TBR Tackle. Making progress! Bellman & Black is a heart-thumpingly perfect ghost story, beautifully and irresistibly written, its ratcheting tension exquisitely calibrated line by line. Its hero is William Bellman, who, as a … Continue reading

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