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Audiobook Review : Still life by Louise Penny

Title : Still Life Series : Inspector Gamache (Book 1) Author : Louise Penny Narrators : Ralph Cosham Genre : Mystery Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length : 9 hours 37 minutes Rating : 4.5/5 Narrator Rating : 4.5/5 In the small village of Three Pines, Montreal, a woman has been found dead, shot by […]

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Audiobook Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Title : The 5th Wave Author : Rick Yancey Narrators : Brandon Espinoza, Phoebe Strole Genre : Sci-fi, Post-apocalyptic Publisher : Listening Library Listening Length : 12 hours 45 minutes Rating : 3.5/5 Narrator Rating : 4/5 The aliens have come, and they are ridding the earth of its native population, the humans, before they […]

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Audiobook Review : Sycamore Row by John Grisham

Title : Sycamore Row Author : John Grisham Narrator : Michael Beck Genre : Contemporary (Legal thriller) Publisher : Random House Audio Listening Length : 20 hours 50 minutes Source : Library Rating : 3.5/5 This book has lawyer Jake Brigance unwittingly caught up in a legal wrangle involving a dead wealthy man and his […]

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Book Review : Honor’s Knight by Rachel Bach

Title : Honor’s Knight (Paradox #2) Author : Rachel Aaron/Bach Genre : Sci-Fi Publisher : Orbit Books Publish Date : February 25th 2014 Pages : 384 Source : Netgalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 4/5 Bach continues her story from where she left off in the 1st book of the trilogy, Fortune’s Pawn. Devi has now almost […]

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Book Review : Archetype by M. D. Waters

Title : Archetype Author : M. D. Waters Genre : Sci-fi, Dystopian Publisher : Dutton Pages: 384 Publish Date : February 4th, 2014 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 3.5/5 Emma Wade wakes up after an almost fatal accident in a top-notch medical facility, to the relief of her devoted husband Declan. Try […]

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Book Review : Fortune’s Pawn by Rachel Bach

Title : Fortune’s Pawn (Paradox #1) Author : Rachel Aaron Genre : Sci-Fi Publisher : Orbit Books Publish Date : November 5th 2013 Pages : 368 Source : Netgalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 4.2/5 The main protagonist in this book is Paradoxian mercenary Devianna Morris. Devi is no ordinary merc – she’s one of the best […]

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Book review : The Darwin Elevator by Jason Hough

Title : The Darwin Elevator Author : Jason M. Hough Genre : Sci-fi Publisher : Del Rey Pages : 496 Source : Netgalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 4/5 In the first novel of a trilogy, Hough builds a futuristic, dystopian 23rd century world. Skyler Lukien is a space-age scavenger, setting off on his missions from his […]

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Book Review : A Fistful of Collars by Spencer Quinn

Title : A Fistful of Collars Author : Spencer Quinn Genre : Mystery Publisher : Atria Books Pages : 320 Source : Netgalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 3.8/5 This is my first Chet-and-Bernie mystery so I didn’t really know what to expect. If you haven’t read one of the books from this series either, know that […]

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Book Review : Earth Unaware

Title : Earth Unawares Author : Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston Genre : Sci-fi Pages : 368 Publisher : Tor Source : Netgalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 4/5 Ender’s Game and Ender’s Shadow are two of my favorite sci-fi books. Although I haven’t been able to move further into the series because I didn’t like where […]

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Book Review : The Book of Lost Fragrances

Title : The Book of Lost Fragrances Author : M.J. Rose Publisher : Simon & Schuster Genre : Mystery Pages : 384 Source : NetGalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 2.5/5 The Book of Lost Fragrances has an interesting premise about the afterlife and reincarnation. Robbie and Jacinthe L’Etoile are now the proprietors of the famous House […]

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