Category Archives: General Fiction

At Her Feet, by Rebekah Weatherspoon (2013)

(nb: I received an Advance Review Copy of this title from the publisher via NetGalley) One night, while waiting for her porn to load, Suzanne Kim tires of surfing the gossip sites, and just on a lark checks her Kinklife … Continue reading

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Noah’s Rainy Day (Liv Bergen Mystery #4), by Sandra Brannan (2013)

Trapped Inside a Beautiful Mind (nb: I received an Advance Review Copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley) Noah is twelve years old, and he wants to be a spy. He has the makings of a good one, … Continue reading

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The Cow in Patrick O’Shanahan’s Kitchen, by Diana Prichard, illustrated by Heather Devlin Knopf (2013)

(nb: I received an Advance Review Copy of this book from the publisher via Edelweiss) It’s a happy coincidence that “The Cow in Patrick O’Shanahan’s Kitchen” crossed my desk today. My friend Kelcie and I had just finished making plans … Continue reading

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Burning Blue, by Michael Kannengiesler (2013)

(nb: I received an Advance Review Copy of this book from the publisher via Edelweiss) Jack Chase is a good cop who made a bad decision. One night, he overhears how a drug bust is going to go down. He … Continue reading

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This Song Will Save Your Life, by Leila Sales (2013)

Achieving the Perfect Mix (nb: I received a review copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley) Sixteen-year-old Elise Dembowski says she was born to be unpopular. She’s precocious and works hard. She’s not extremely beautiful, and she missed … Continue reading

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Escaping Reality (The Secret Life of Amy Benson #1), by Lisa Renee Jones (2013)

Steamy Suspense Amy Reynolds is enjoying a fundraiser at the New York museum where she works. She goes into the ladies room, and there’s an envelope taped to the mirror. Inside is a key with a cryptic note. She’s in … Continue reading

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The Shining Girls, by Lauren Beukes (2013)

It’s 1931 Chicago, and like so many Americans during the Great Depression, Harper Curtis has it rough. Harper lives in one of the many “Hoovervilles,” small villages of tarpaper shacks and tents where those with nowhere else to go try … Continue reading

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