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The Hypnotist’s Love Story, by Liane Moriarty

Ellen, a hypnotherapist, thinks she’s finally found Mr. Right in Patrick. So when Patrick announces that they need to talk, her heart begins to break. He’s not breaking up with her, though – instead, he has a stalker that he … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy in Belgravia, by Sherry Thomas (audio)

Part 2 of this series, and this time Charlotte Holmes is looking into a mystery that involves her illegitimate half brother… More fun. Other than a few language quirks – there was a bit too much Dickensian repetition of pithy … Continue reading

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Dreadful Company, by Vivian Shaw (audio)

This second Greta Helsing novel, as I predicted, is an entirely separate plot from Strange Practice. The characters are (mostly) the same, with a few new people introduced. In this volume, Greta is in France at a conference when a … Continue reading

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The Poppy War, by RF Kuang

Rin is a war orphan who does everything she can to escape the life of an opium-smuggler’s errand girl and become one of Nikara’s elite trained soldiers. With the country drifting once again toward war, Rin discovers that learning to … Continue reading

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First Comes Love, by Emily Giffin (audio)

Family, torn apart by death, trying to cling together while all the resentments, regrets, and grief stuff every corner of every interaction. This is one of those books that I have a hard time evaluating. On the one hand, the … Continue reading

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Close to Home, by Cara Hunter (audio)

GoodReads summary available here. The hunt for police procedurals, take 1: Nope. I’m not going to spend long on this one. The book was well-written. I really enjoyed most of it. For awhile, I thought perhaps it would be the … Continue reading

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White Sand Volume 2, by Brandon Sanderson and Rik Hoskin

Since this is a continuation of a series, I’m not going to say more about the story, but instead direct you to my review of White Sand Volume 1. Most of what I have to say about this book is … Continue reading

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