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The Fibonacci Murders – Dale E. Lehman

★★★★ ½ The envelope had landed on top of a pile of paperwork, to the casual glance one snowflake in a storm. Detective Lieutenant Rick Peller has seen just about everything come through his county. But this? I start with zero. Nobody dies today. This seemingly innocuous note starts a deadly chain reaction that rocks Peller and… Continue reading The Fibonacci Murders – Dale E. Lehman

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The Sun Down Motel – Simone St. James

★★★★ "Sun Down Motel, can I help you?" Nothing. Just the faint sound of breathing. There's a terrible secret hidden within the walls of the run down motel just outside of Fell, New York. Thirty-five years ago, Viv Delaney began experiencing...disturbances during the night shift at the Sun Down Motel. Ones that had her questioning everything she's ever… Continue reading The Sun Down Motel – Simone St. James

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The Universe-ity: A Spiritual Education using the Law of Attraction – Michael Samuels

★★★★ ½ Overall, I really liked this self-help book (which surprised me - I'm not normally the self-help sorta gal)! It was divided into several sections - all themed along the a typical school. Each chapter took us through one of the major keys to Michael's spiritual education system. Freshman Year: Defining U It takes courage to… Continue reading The Universe-ity: A Spiritual Education using the Law of Attraction – Michael Samuels

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Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog’s Big Journey – Dion Leonard

★★★ ½ They say it takes a village to raise a child. I think it takes almost half a planet to rescue a dog. Dion Leonard was running an ultramarathon through the Gobi Desert...when a little something surprised him. There was a dog - very small and kind of stumpy with a brilliant grin - who decided that he… Continue reading Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog’s Big Journey – Dion Leonard

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The Healthy Breakfast Cookbook: Easy, Balanced Recipes for Busy Mornings – Shayna Telesmanic

★★★★ Sometimes breakfast seems more like a luxury rather than the day's most important meal. Shayna Telesmanic adores breakfast - whether it be a sweet treat like pancakes or waffles or the protein-packed goodness of breakfast enchiladas. However, deciding what to make - especially on a time-budget - often becomes the undoing factor of the best meal of the day.… Continue reading The Healthy Breakfast Cookbook: Easy, Balanced Recipes for Busy Mornings – Shayna Telesmanic

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The Big Finish – Brooke Fossey

★★★★ "I'm offering my help because sometimes we need mending and sometimes we need somebody else to help us thread the needle." Duffy Sinclaire, a gruff old man, living in Centennial assisted living facility with his roommate, Carl, is about to get a surprise of a lifetime. Duffy is settled into his life, jokingly flirting with… Continue reading The Big Finish – Brooke Fossey

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Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids: 50 Steam Projects You Can Eat! – Megan Olivia Hall

★★★★★ Science is about understanding the natural world by asking questions and finding answers. Food is a fantastic (and delicious) way to dig into those questions... Megan Olivia Hall is a huge fan of science and food and so she's written a book combining the two in a wholly unique way. ...a window into the world… Continue reading Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids: 50 Steam Projects You Can Eat! – Megan Olivia Hall

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Are You Living with a Narcissist?: How Narcissistic Men Impact Your Happiness, How to Identify Them, and How to Avoid Raising One – Laurie Hollman

As a clinician, I am hoping to enlighten my lay and professional readers from a compassionate and objective perspective. Narcissism. It seems like you can't turn on the television without running into someone (whether it be a character, a politician or celebrity) with narcissistic tendencies. But what about real life? How can you tell whether or not… Continue reading Are You Living with a Narcissist?: How Narcissistic Men Impact Your Happiness, How to Identify Them, and How to Avoid Raising One – Laurie Hollman

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Defy the Stars – Claudia Gray

★★★★ Where there’s no free will, there’s no sin. Noemi Vidal, a young soldier, stumbles upon a mech(android/robot) in an abandoned ship near the asteroid battlefield. Abel, the abandoned mech, is ecstatic. He's finally (FINALLY) been rescued. He spent thirty-freaking-years in that sh*thole of an ship and he's finally - getting roped into an inter-planetary war by… Continue reading Defy the Stars – Claudia Gray

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Blame the Dead – Ed Ruggero

"If you'd have asked me yesterday if he was capable of murder, I'd have said no...Today I'm not so sure." Set during World War II, we follow Eddie Harkins, a former Philadelphia cop currently a Military Police lieutenant. "We've turned this place into a shithole..." He's stationed at the 11th Field Hospital in Sicily and when… Continue reading Blame the Dead – Ed Ruggero