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All Your Twisted Secrets – Diana Urban

★★★ ½ Congratulations! It is our pleasure to inform you that you have been selected as a recipient... Amber Prescott - musical genius - along with a few "friends" were invited to a scholarship dinner with the Mayor. Only when they arrived, the reception they expected was far less than welcoming. The massive oak door… Continue reading All Your Twisted Secrets – Diana Urban

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Heartless – Marissa Meyer

★★★★ ½ Why is a raven like a writing-desk? Catherine of Wonderland - the famed Evil Queen - but she was not always the maddeningly cruel creature who ruled the land with an iron fist. Once...once the Evil Queen was a young girl with a pure heart, a bakery dream and far too many marriage proposals for her liking.… Continue reading Heartless – Marissa Meyer

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The Bassoon King – Rainn Wilson

The greatest thing ever in the history of the world and of all of human endeavor from time immemorial is stories. Rainn Wilson is most famous for his off-the-wall portrayal of Dwight Schrute (The Office) and creation of Soul Pancake (social media company designed to make folks feel good). In his memoirs, we tackle his personal take on education (his, others… Continue reading The Bassoon King – Rainn Wilson

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Pets on the Couch – Nicholas Dodman

Can we treat animal behavior with the same medicines, therapies, and approaches we use on humans? To me, the answer is an obvious yes. Veterinarian Nicholas Dodman has spent years diagnosing and treating dogs...as if they were human. This book recounts his toils and troubles as he takes care of our four-footed family members. Early on, Dodman… Continue reading Pets on the Couch – Nicholas Dodman

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Jake the Fake Keeps It Real – Craig Robinson

Well, my plan of hoping that summer would never end and school would never start has failed. Jake just got into the Music and Art Academy for the gifted and talented, and his parents are overjoyed. Now he's afraid that everyone will figure out his secret (that the amazing piano song he auditioned with is actually the… Continue reading Jake the Fake Keeps It Real – Craig Robinson

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Infinity Son – Adam Silvera

★ 20 pgs: THIS BOOK ROCKS MY SOCKS. 50 pgs: Let me get my rainbow flag and shout it from the rooftops. 100 pgs: I don't know why everyone is hating on this glorious superhero book. 150 pgs: Ohhhh...now I get it. The Full Review : The strongest power above all is a living heart. Humanity is what makes heroes,… Continue reading Infinity Son – Adam Silvera

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The Cracked Spine – Paige Shelton

★★ I often say that we should only be judged on two things: if we’re kind, and if we read books. Delaney made the change of a lifetime - she picked herself up from Kansas and plopped herself back down in Edinburgh, Scotland. She was hired, sight unseen, to work at the Cracked Spine - a rare… Continue reading The Cracked Spine – Paige Shelton

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My Squirrel Days – Ellie Kemper

★★★ Plans, schedules, and structure make me feel secure in a world that - let's just say it - is going straight to hell. Ellie Kemper - aka Erin Hannon on the Office and Kimmy from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - is best known for her amazing comedic timing and quirky characters. She's written a memoir of… Continue reading My Squirrel Days – Ellie Kemper