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The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean

Excerpt from the book jacket: Out on the Yorkshire moors lives a secret line of people for whom books are food, and who retain all of a book’s content after eating it… Devon is part of the Family, an old … Continue reading

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The Alchemist of Riddle and Ruin, by Gigi Pandian (audio)

Zoe’s friend Heather is confronted by what she believes is the ghost of her teenage best friend, Riddle (Ridley), who was murdered 16 years before. Zoe doesn’t believe in ghosts, and knows it’s more likely – though still not terribly … Continue reading

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Tress of the Emerald Sea, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

Tress would be content to stay at home on her tiny island forever. It’s safe from the deadly spore sea and her life is hard but fulfilling. Plus, no one is allowed to leave, so what would be the point … Continue reading

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A Rip Through Time, by Kelley Armstrong

From Goodreads: May 20, 2019: Homicide detective Mallory is in Edinburgh to be with her dying grandmother. While out on a jog one evening, Mallory hears a woman in distress. She’s drawn to an alley, where she is attacked and … Continue reading

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Horrorstör, by Grady Hendrix

The Cuyahoga branch of Orsk – a knockoff Ikea – has never performed as well as other branches. Now, damage is occurring overnight, and Amy is roped into a night shift to catch whoever is prowling the store when closed. … Continue reading

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The Lost Metal, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

This is the fourth installment of a Mistborn series that takes place between the first and second trilogies (of three trilogies) that Sanderson says he has planned for the Mistborn world (Scadrial). You can read the GoodReads summary if you … Continue reading

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Ghost 19, by Simone St. James (audio)

It’s 1959, and Ginette has been sent to upstate NY by her doctors “for her mental health,” where she becomes trapped in a house haunted by its past. This is another story that leans heavily on the trope of watching … Continue reading

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A Turn of the Tide, by Kelley Armstrong (audio)

In this third volume of the Time Stitch series, Miranda sneaks off to the time stitch only to find herself not in the 21st century, but back in the 18th. She’s just in time to stop a murder that she’s … Continue reading

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The Kiss Curse, by Erin Sterling

Gwen is perfectly happy with the way life is going in Graves Glen. Magic has been rightfully returned to her family’s lineage, her cousin is happy in her new marriage, her shop is doing well, and Gwen has even started … Continue reading

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The Change, by Kirsten Miller

Why do [women] keep going for thirty years after our bodies can no longer reproduce? Do you think nature meant for those years to be useless? No, of course not. Our lives are designed to have three parts. The first … Continue reading

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