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Book Review: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

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The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
My rating: 2 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Gallery/Scout Press


Summary:   In this tightly wound story, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. At first, Lo’s stay is nothing but pleasant: the cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and...

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Book Review: A Bed of Scorpions (Sam Clair #2) by Judith Flanders

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A Bed of Scorpions by Judith Flanders
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Allison & Busby
Summary:   What’s an editor to do with so many demands? Do you deal with the morning's pile of manuscript submissions first? Or the swine from sales who steals all the chocolate digestives? Or do you concentrate on your ex-lover, whose business partner has just been found dead in their art gallery, slumped over...

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Book Review: The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson

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The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Random House
Summary:   In an idyllic community of wealthy California families, new teacher Molly Nicoll becomes intrigued by the hidden lives of her privileged students. Unknown to Molly, a middle school tragedy in which they were all complicit continues to reverberate for her kids: Nick, the brilliant scam...

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Book Review: Florence Gordon by Brian Morton

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Florence Gordon by Brian Morton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Houghten Mifflin Harcourt


Summary:  A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family’s various catastrophes

Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous and passionate, feminist icon to...

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Book Review: The Disappeared (Retrieval Artist #1) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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The Disappeared by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Roc


Summary:   His name: Miles Flint. His occupation: Retrieval Artist. His job: Hunt down the Disappeared--outlaws on the run, wanted for crimes against alien cultures. The catch: Flint isn't working on the side of the law.

In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance,...

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