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The God of the Woods by Liz Moore (Book Review)
<p>The God of the Woods&quot; by Liz Moore</p> <p><br></p> <p>&quot;Hello, book lovers! Welcome back to another episode of Booklicious, where we dive deep into the latest and greatest in the literary world. I&#39;m Story Wizard, your host for today, and I am thrilled to bring you an in-depth review of Liz Moore&#39;s latest novel, &#39;The God of the Woods.&#39; Grab your favorite beverage, settle in, and let&#39;s get started!&quot;</p> <p><br></p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/the-god-of-the-woods-by-liz-moore-book-review/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/the-god-of-the-woods-by-liz-moore-book-review/</a> </p> <p><br></p>
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Tangled Up in You: By Christina Lauren - Book Review ( Booklicious Podcast By Story Wizard)
<p>Tangled Up in You: By Christina Lauren - Book Review ( Booklicious Podcast By Story Wizard)</p> <p><br></p> <p>Christina Lauren’s <em>Tangled Up in You</em> is a delightful and whimsical retelling of the classic Rapunzel fairy tale, infused with modern sensibilities and charm. This novel is the fourth installment in the <em>Meant to Be</em> series, known for its contemporary adaptations of beloved fairy tales. Here, the story revolves around Ren Gylden and Fitz, two characters from vastly different worlds whose paths cross in the most unexpected ways.</p> <p> website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/tangled-up-in-you-by-christina-lauren-book-review/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/tangled-up-in-you-by-christina-lauren-book-review/</a> </p>
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Steven Joseph Interview: Cranky Superpowers: Life Lessons Learned from the Common CrankaTsuris Chronicles
<p>Cranky Superpowers: Life Lessons Learned from the Common CrankaTsuris Chronicles Meet Steven Joseph – a first-generation American, son of a Holocaust survivor, masterful attorney, seasoned negotiator, engaging speaker, award-winning author, and indefatigable marathon runner. Steven doesn&#39;t claim to know it all, but he has certainly mastered one thing: the art of effective crankiness.  In his latest book, <em>Cranky Superpowers: Life Lessons Learned from the Common CrankaTsuris Chronicles</em>, Steven dives into the quirky, unexpected, and absolutely normal aspects of life that get under our skin. With wit as quick as his marathon pace, Steven serves up life wisdom that is as hilarious as it is profound. He invites readers to embrace the power of their inner &#39;CrankaTsuris&#39; and use it to their advantage. </p> <p> </p> <p>Steven Joseph is ready to bring a fresh, comedic, and deeply human perspective to your show or column. </p> <p><br></p>
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Ruthless Vows: by Rebecca Ross
<p><strong>Ruthless Vows: by Rebecca Ross</strong> </p> <p> <strong>The epic conclusion to the intensely romantic and beautifully written story that started in </strong><strong>Divine Rivals</strong><strong>.</strong> Visit Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/ruthless-vows-by-rebecca-ross" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/ruthless-vows-by-rebecca-ross</a></p>
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Bright Young Women: By Jessica Knoll
<p>Bright Young Women: By Jessica Knoll Read Blog: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/bright-young-women-by-jessica-knoll/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/bright-young-women-by-jessica-knoll/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/46CRo8o" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/46CRo8o</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> Inspired by the real-life case of the “All-American Sex Killer,” the new novel from Jessica Knoll aims to flip the usual serial killer story upside down. Knoll’s book focuses on the women involved—victims, survivors, and investigators—and turns a bright light on the banality of evil.&quot;<br><strong>--Goodreads, 55 Most Anticipated Books of Fall</strong><br>&quot;Jessica Knoll is a careful writer, and this, her third novel, is a perfect match for her cold dissection of social mores and her fierce rage at misogyny. Knoll takes on the story of Ted Bundy, told from the perspective of a student who survives a horrific attack on a sorority house... Some may claim that the crime genre is rift with misogyny; those people have not read Jessica Knoll. She tears apart the restrictive world of women’s roles and lays bare the purpose of such hobbles: to keep women from making a scene, to keep them from seeking justice, and most of all, to keep them from seeking their own lives.&quot;<br><strong>CrimeReads/LitHub, Most Anticipated Books of 2023</strong><br>&quot;Bright Young Women braids the stories of two survivors, Pamela and Tina, and their fervent bond forged through grief and a pursuit of justice.&quot;<br><strong>—Bustle, The 35 Best New Books of Fall 2023</strong><br>“Something about fall weather begs for a thriller, and Jessica Knoll delivers with her latest.”<br><strong>—Country Living</strong><br>“A stunning, engaging subversion of the Bundy myth—and the true-crime genre.”<br><strong>—Kirkus (Starred Review)</strong><br>“Stunning… By focusing on the women affected by her Ted Bundy stand-in instead of the nuances of his criminal psychology, Knoll movingly reframes an American obsession without stripping it of its intrigue. The results are masterful.”<br><strong>—Publisher&#39;s Weekly (Starred Review)</strong> </p>
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The Last Devil to Die: By Richard Osman
<p>The Last Devil to Die: By Richard Osman</p> <p><br></p> <p>Website: <a href="the-last-devil-to-die-by-richard-osman" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/the-last-devil-to-die-by-richard-osman/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3LoqTva" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3LoqTva</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> <strong>A new mystery is afoot in the fourth book in the Thursday Murder Club series from million-copy bestselling author Richard Osman</strong><br><strong>It&#39;s rarely a quiet day for the Thursday Murder Club.</strong><br>Shocking news reaches them—an old friend has been killed, and a dangerous package he was protecting has gone missing.<br> </p>
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Holly: By Stephen King
<p>Holly: By Stephen King</p> <p><br></p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/holly-by-stephen-king/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/holly-by-stephen-king/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3ZocQvq" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3ZocQvq</a></p> <p><br></p> <p><strong>Holly Gibney, one of Stephen King’s most compelling and ingeniously resourceful characters, returns in this thrilling novel to solve the gruesome truth behind multiple disappearances in a midwestern town.</strong> </p>
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Happiness Falls: By Angie Kim
<p>Happiness Falls: By Angie Kim Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/happiness-falls-by-angie-kim" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/happiness-falls-by-angie-kim</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3Z2yncM" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3Z2yncM</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> “This riveting missing-person thriller is really a meditation on happiness that illuminates the power of language and challenges readers’ stereotypes.”<strong>—People (Book of the Week)</strong><br>“One of the smartest, most multi-layered mysteries of the year . . . Deftly crafted and truly riveting, this novel about heartache and hope, the author’s second, proves Kim is a powerful voice that’s here to stay.”<strong>—The Boston Globe</strong><br>“Angie Kim’s powerhouse of a novel offers a probing exploration of the intersection of communication, speech and intelligence that not only gives voice to a silenced population but concludes with a fantastic twist.”<strong>—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution</strong><br>“[A] deliciously brainy new thriller . . . <em>Happiness Falls</em> dares to unlock the enigma of love at the molecular level while serving up a page-turner.”<strong>—The Washington Post</strong><br>“With unexpected humor and aching tenderness, the bestselling author of <em>Miracle Creek </em>forces us to reckon with our definitions of family, ability, and happiness.”<strong>—Oprah Quarterly</strong><br>“A brilliant novel that has everything I want in fiction—great writing, fascinating characters, suspenseful storytelling, and thought-provoking themes. Readers are going to fall in love with <em>Happiness Falls</em>.”<strong>—Imbolo Mbue, author of How Beautiful We Were</strong><br>“I read <em>Happiness Falls</em> in a single day. I can’t remember a book with more layers—this is a nuanced story about bias, language, ableism, racism, and family dynamics—but above all else this is a story with so many twists and turns I was riveted through the last page.”<strong>—Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author</strong> </p>
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Good Bad Girl: By Alice Feeney
<p>Good Bad Girl: By Alice Feeney</p> <p><br></p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/good-bad-girl-by-alice-feeney/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/good-bad-girl-by-alice-feeney/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3Ejl3qW" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3Ejl3qW</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> <strong>“Alice Feeney will have you on the edge of your seat until the very end with Good Bad Girl. So. Good.”</strong><em>―Glamour Magazine UK</em><br><br><strong>“Feeney’s latest solidifies her reputation as a premier purveyor of psychological suspense. . . </strong>As the women’s relationships deepen, Feeney gradually reveals their connection to the initial abduction, keeping readers constantly off-balance with shifting perspectives and brilliantly withheld information. . . <strong>This crafty thriller will touch readers’ hearts as much as it bends their minds.”</strong><br>―<em>Publishers Weekly</em>, <strong>starred review</strong><br><strong>“This well-written, fast-paced novel is full of Feeney’s trademark twists and turns. Fans of the author and those who enjoy psychological thrillers will want to check it out.”</strong><em>―Library Journal,</em><strong> starred review</strong><br><strong>“An intricately woven mystery. More than just a cleverly plotted thriller</strong>, this also takes a deep dive into mother-daughter relationships to really make you think.”<br><em>―Heat</em><br><strong>“Twisty, pacy and deliciously clever, this thriller is brilliant!”</strong><em>―The Sun</em> </p>
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None of This is True: By Lisa Jewell
<p>None of This is True: By Lisa Jewell</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/none-of-this-is-true-by-lisa-jewell/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/none-of-this-is-true-by-lisa-jewell/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3qIYtF0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3qIYtF0</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> &quot;Lisa Jewell is on top-form with this pitch-black fever dream of a book - darker, twistier and more compelling than ever.&quot; <strong>—RUTH WARE, New York Times bestselling author of The It Girl</strong><br>&quot;A moody, slippery novel where nobody is as they seem. As breathtaking story is revealed within story, readers peel back the layers to find revenge, a meditation on the damage done by the past, and characters who could walk into the room and sit on your sofa. Here Jewell cements her position as queen of character-led fiction.&quot; <strong>—GILLIAN MCALLISTER, New York Times bestselling author of Wrong Place, Wrong Time</strong><br>&quot;Gloriously dark, so clever and completely addictive - this is Lisa Jewell at the very top of her game. This book kept me up reading late into the night and haunted my dreams!&quot; <strong>—LUCY FOLEY, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Apartment</strong><br>&quot;Gloriously dark and twistier than a twisty thing.&quot; <strong>—JOJO MOYES, New York Times bestselling author of Someone Else&#39;s Shoes</strong> </p>
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Silver Nitrate: by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
<p>Silver Nitrate: by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Blog: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/silver-nitrate-by-silvia-moreno-garcia/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/silver-nitrate-by-silvia-moreno-garcia/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3rWMFPR" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3rWMFPR</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> “In this summer’s treat, <em>Silver Nitrate</em>, Moreno-Garcia again deploys horror as a touchstone for a textured ghost story with surprising historical undertones while paying homage to a lesser-known progenitor of the form. True to her method, she succeeds here by knowing when to follow the rules of genre storytelling and when to turn them upside down.”<strong>—Los Angeles Times</strong><br>“Best of all is Moreno-Garcia’s depiction of the poignant, lifelong friendship between Montserrat and Tristán, with its simmering romantic undercurrent, shared childhood language and adult resentments. Like its namesake, <em>Silver Nitrate </em>catches fire and doesn’t stop burning until the end.”<strong>—The Washington Post</strong><br>“Silvia Moreno-Garcia proves, once again, that she is one of the most talented writers publishing today.”<strong>—Ms.</strong><br>“[A] gripping and atmospheric thriller that seamlessly blends history and magic.”<strong>—Arlington Magazine</strong><br>“Hip as hell, <em>Silver Nitrate </em>delivers a cinematic and exhilarating punch. Silvia Moreno-Garcia does it again with this creepy and unforgettable occult thriller, teeming with the decadence of old horror movies. I felt cooler just reading it.”<strong>—Kali Fajardo-Anstine, bestselling author of Woman of Light and Sabrina &amp; Corina</strong> </p>
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One of Us Is Back: by Karen M. McManus
<p>One of Us Is Back: by Karen M. McManus Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/one-of-us-is-back-by-karen-m-mcmanus/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/one-of-us-is-back-by-karen-m-mcmanus/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/44L5GTH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/44L5GTH</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> ★ &quot;Bombshell reveals unfurl alongside reflections on honesty, empathy, and cycles of violence, resulting in a soulful, high-stakes thrill ride.&quot;<em>—Publishers Weekly</em>, starred review<br>“McManus keeps the cinematic plotting tight with plenty of twists, red herrings, and long-buried secrets as she entwines the mysteries from the first two books…Another solid thriller from a master of the genre.” <em>—Booklist</em><br>&quot;A satisfying and hopeful closer in a masterful trilogy.&quot;<em> —Kirkus Reviews</em> </p>
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The Whispers By Ashley Audrain
<p>The Whispers By Ashley Audrain</p> <p>Blog : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/the-whispers-by-ashley-audrain/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/the-whispers-by-ashley-audrain/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/44kDk2p" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/44kDk2p</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> “In The Whispers Ashley Audrain explores the combustibility of secrets and rage among mothers in a small community… expertly, subtly and powerfully rendered….[and] she delivers a sucker-punch ending you’ll have to read twice to believe.”<br>—The New York Times Book Review<br>“The Whispers is spellbinding, a shimmering, visceral ride…Nobody delves as deep into the guts of motherhood as Ashley Audrain, she really is in a league of her own.”<br>—Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Family Remains<br> <br>“Keen, observant...The Whispers examines the role of envy among friend groups, the power of maternal love and the ties that bind a community.”<br>—Zibby Owens for Good Morning America<br>“Audrain delves into the minds of women entering midlife who must now face the choices they made as well as their own complicity in shaming those who prioritize something different for themselves.”<br>—The Washington Post<br>“Enticing, nuanced, and unflinching, The Whispers opens a secret portal into the private lives of women in suburbia.”<br>—Nita Prose, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maid </p>
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Happy Place By Emily Henry
<p>Happy Place By Emily Henry</p> <p>Read Blog: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/happy-place-by-emily-henry/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/happy-place-by-emily-henry/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3D5Kdsm" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3D5Kdsm</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> Harriet and Wyn have been the perfect couple since they met in college—they go together like salt and pepper, honey and tea, lobster and rolls. Except, now—for reasons they’re still not discussing—they don’t.<br>They broke up six months ago. And still haven’t told their best friends.</p>
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Yellowface By R.F. Kuang
<p>Yellowface By R.F. Kuang</p> <p>Read Blog: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/yellowface-by-r-f-kuang/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/yellowface-by-r-f-kuang/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/44tTTZu" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/44tTTZu</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> </p> <p>&quot;Viciously satisfying&quot; and &quot;Addictive.&quot; — New York Times Book Review</p> <p>&quot;Yellowface is one of the most transfixing novels I’ve read in ages… Kuang boldly interrogates literary hot-button issues like privilege, appropriation, and authenticity, leaving it open for readers themselves to decide where to draw the line.&quot;   — Zakiya Dalila Harris, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Black Girl</p> <p>&quot;Reading Yellowface felt like being inside a wild, brutal, psychological knife fight with a deranged clown. A merciless satire that left me screaming inside... from both its horror and humor.&quot;  — Constance Wu, star of Crazy Rich Asians and author of Making a Scene</p> <p>&quot;Well-executed, gripping, fast-paced novel.&quot; — NPR</p> <p>&quot;It&#39;s addictive, shocking, compelling, ridiculous, and extremely fun to read by turns.&quot; — Paste Magazine</p> <p>&quot;At once a brilliant satire that mixes horror and humor; a nuanced exploration of race, heritage, identity, and diversity in publishing; and an honest look at the hell that is social media, this might just be Kuang&#39;s best.&quot; — Boston Globe</p> <p>“Yellowface is a brittle, eviscerating read that affected me bodily. Kuang’s oeuvre consistently finds new ways to expose and interrogate systems of power, in this case tackling the commodification and consumption of art with both swagger and sophistication. Yellowface really is THAT bitch.” — Olivie Blake, New York Times Bestselling author of The Atlas Six</p> <p> </p>
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The Half Moon By Mary Beth Keane
<p>The Half Moon By Mary Beth Keane</p> <p><br></p> <p>Read Blog: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/the-half-moon-by-mary-beth-keane" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/the-half-moon-by-mary-beth-keane</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3PFadST" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3PFadST</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> “Absorbing . . . it’s such a pleasure to sink into Keane’s quietly luminous prose . . . She manages to find the extraordinary grace in our achingly ordinary world.” —Janice Y.K. Lee, The New York Times Book Review <br>&quot;Poignant . . . class differences underlie personal strife as the couple struggles with adultery, fertility and civility.&quot; —Bethanne Patrick, The Los Angeles Times<br>&quot;Deft, satisfying. . . . Keane writes in a realist vein–the vivid, domesticated world of Anne Tyler, of William Trevor, of Elizabeth Strout—but her insights into matters of the heart, longing and restlessness especially, have astonishing delicacy.&quot;  —Vogue, Most Anticipated Books of 2023<br>&quot;An insightful, riveting study of marriage.&quot; —People<br>&quot;One of our finest writers on the interior complexities of marriage and family shines a flashlight on the intricate clockwork of love and longing that runs inside us. Because of the thoughtfulness of that examination, beauty and possibility are visible. I ran my finger over sentences while reading, thinking: &#39;Yes, exactly.&#39; This kind of fiction allows us to look around our own lives with respect and kindness and is therefore a great gift.&quot; —Ann Napolitano, author of Dear Edward and Hello Beautiful </p>
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All the Sinners Bleed by S. A. Cosby
<p>All the Sinners Bleed by S. A. Cosby Blog: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/all-the-sinners-bleed-by-s-a-cosby" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/all-the-sinners-bleed-by-s-a-cosby</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3Xz1Qds" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3Xz1Qds</a></p> <p> “The body count is high and the action pretty much nonstop. . . A crackling good police procedural. . . Cosby delivers a fine climax. Then, in an epilogue, he serves up a final treat that’s worth the whole trip. . . Fresh and exhilarating.”―New York Times Book Review, Stephen King<br>“S. A. Cosby’s novels always hit the grand slam of crime fiction; unstoppable momentum, gripping intrigue and deep character with a hard and telling look at culture and society. I hesitate to call All The Sinners Bleed his masterpiece because he has many more books to write and they only get better and better. Cosby no doubt carries the mantle of Faulkner with him as he uses the crime story to show us where we are and how far we still need to go. Sheriff Titus Crown lives in these pages and your heart. He&#39;s a character for the ages.”<br>―Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Desert Star<br>“Riveting. . . What elevates this book is how Cosby weaves politically charged salient issues ― race, religion, policing ― through the prism of a serial murder investigation and the perspective of one of the most memorable heroes in contemporary crime fiction. . . Deeply moving and memorable.”―Washington Post<br>“On the basis of four novels, each better than the last (andAll the Sinners Bleed the best of them all), it’s fairly easy to say that American crime fiction has found its future and his name is S.A. Cosby.”<br>―Dennis Lehane, New York Times bestselling author of Small Mercies<br>“Cosby vaults his own high bar. . .His most deeply resonant, timely and timeless novel to date.”―Los Angeles Times </p>
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Fourth Wing By Rebecca Yarros
<p>Fourth Wing By Rebecca Yarros</p> <p><br></p> <p>Book review article: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/fourth-wing-by-rebecca-yarros/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/fourth-wing-by-rebecca-yarros/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3PAI8fp" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3PAI8fp</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> Twenty-year-old Violet Sorrengail was supposed to enter the Scribe Quadrant, living a quiet life among books and history. Now, the commanding general―also known as her tough-as-talons mother―has ordered Violet to join the hundreds of candidates striving to become the elite of Navarre: dragon riders.<br>But when you’re smaller than everyone else and your body is brittle, death is only a heartbeat away...because dragons don’t bond to “fragile” humans. They incinerate them.<br>With fewer dragons willing to bond than cadets, most would kill Violet to better their own chances of success. The rest would kill her just for being her mother’s daughter―like Xaden Riorson, the most powerful and ruthless wingleader in the Riders Quadrant.<br>She’ll need every edge her wits can give her just to see the next sunrise.<br>Yet, with every day that passes, the war outside grows more deadly, the kingdom&#39;s protective wards are failing, and the death toll continues to rise. Even worse, Violet begins to suspect leadership is hiding a terrible secret.<br>Friends, enemies, lovers. Everyone at Basgiath War College has an agenda―because once you enter, there are only two ways out: graduate or die. </p>
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Ward D by Freida McFadden
<p>Ward D by Freida McFadden</p> <p><br></p> <p><br><a href="https://gobookmart.com/ward-d-by-freida-mcfadden/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer"><br></a></p> <p><br><a href="https://amzn.to/46qQTP9" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer"><br></a></p> <p><br></p> <p> Amy has been dreading her evening working on Ward D, the hospital’s inpatient mental health unit. There are very specific reasons why she never wanted to do this required overnight rotation. Reasons nobody can ever find out.<br>And as the hours tick by, Amy grows increasingly convinced something terrible is happening within these tightly secured walls. When patients and staff start to vanish without a trace, it becomes clear that everyone on the unit is in grave danger. <a href="https://amzn.to/46qQTP9" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer"><br></a> </p> <p><br></p>
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The Only One Left By Riley Sager
<p>The Only One Left By Riley Sager</p> <p><br></p> <p><br><a href="https://gobookmart.com/the-only-one-left-by-riley-sager" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer"><br></a></p> <p><br><a href="https://amzn.to/3XqfNKI" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer"><br></a><br></p> <p> Bestselling author Riley Sager returns with a Gothic chiller about a young caregiver assigned to work for a woman accused of a Lizzie Borden-like massacre decades earlier. </p> <p><br></p>
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Zero Days By Ruth Ware
<p>Zero Days By Ruth Ware</p> <p><br></p> <p>Read Full Blog: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/zero-days-by-ruth-ware/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/zero-days-by-ruth-ware/</a> Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3r0DSvC" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3r0DSvC</a></p> <p><br></p> <p> An adrenaline-fueled thriller that combines Mr. and Mrs. Smith with The Fugitive about a woman in a race against time to clear her name and find her husband’s murderer.<br>Hired by companies to break into buildings and hack security systems, Jack and her husband, Gabe, are the best penetration specialists in the business. But after a routine assignment goes horribly wrong, Jack arrives home to find her husband dead. To add to her horror, the police are closing in on their suspect—her.<br>Suddenly on the run and quickly running out of options, Jack must decide who she can trust as she circles closer to the real killer in this unputdownable and heart-pounding mystery. </p> <p><br></p>
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The Quiet Tenant By Clémence Michallon
<p>The Quiet Tenant By Clémence Michallon “A gripping psychological suspense novel . . . Michallon’s riveting tale shows a killer through the eyes of the women in his life.” —The Washington Post<br>“Clémence Michallon has written a classic on her first try. The Quiet Tenant is a daring and completely satisfying . . . bravura feat of storytelling . . . Who in her right mind would attempt a novel utilizing the first, second, and third-person? And then have the skill to actually pull it off.” —James Patterson, #1 best-selling author<br>&quot;An expertly paced psychological thriller . . . with a white-knuckle climax.&quot; —The New York Times Book Review Visit Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/the-quiet-tenant-by-clemence-michallon/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://gobookmart.com/the-quiet-tenant-by-clemence-michallon/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3piFy32" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">https://amzn.to/3piFy32</a></p> <p><br></p>
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Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood
<p>Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood</p> <ul> <br></ul> <p><br><a href="https://gobookmart.com/love-theoretically-by-ali-hazelwood/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer"><br></a></p> <p><br><a href="https://amzn.to/46mmPEo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer"><br></a><br> </p> <p><br></p>
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A Witch’s Guide to Fake Dating a Demon: By Sarah Hawley | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 54
<p>A Witch’s Guide to Fake Dating a Demon: By Sarah Hawley | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 54 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to this episode of our book review podcast. Today, we will be discussing Sarah Hawley’s debut novel, A Witch’s Guide to Fake Dating a Demon. This paranormal romance novel is a delightful and entertaining read, filled with magic, humor, and romance. </p>
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Birnam Wood: By Eleanor Catton | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 53
<p>Birnam Wood: By Eleanor Catton | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 53 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to &quot;The Booklicious,&quot; the podcast where we dive into the latest and most intriguing reads. I&#39;m your host, Shashi Shekhar, and today, we&#39;re exploring Eleanor Catton&#39;s Birnam Wood, a thrilling novel that masterfully interweaves themes of personal responsibility, ecological crisis, and political upheaval. So, let&#39;s get started! </p>
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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience: By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 52
<p>Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience: By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 52 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello, and welcome to the Book Review Podcast, where we delve into the world of literature and bring you the latest and greatest in the world of books. Today, we’re going to be talking about “Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience” by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. </p>
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Piñata: By Leopoldo Gout | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 51
<p>Piñata: By Leopoldo Gout | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 51 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a> </p> <p>Welcome to the booklicious podcast, where we take you on a journey through the pages of some of the best books out there. Today, we&#39;ll be discussing the book &quot;Piñata&quot; by Leopoldo Gout.</p> <p> </p>
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Start with Why: By Simon Sinek | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 50
<p>Start with Why: By Simon Sinek | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 50 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to today&#39;s episode of our podcast. I&#39;m your host [Name], and today we will be discussing the book &quot;Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action&quot; written by Simon Sinek. </p>
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The Spite House: By Johnny Compton | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 49
<p>The Spite House: By Johnny Compton | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 49 | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to today&#39;s podcast, where we will be discussing the book &quot;The Spite House&quot; written by Johnny Compton. This book is a unique twist on the classic haunted house story, and it&#39;s sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. </p>
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Talking to Strangers: By Malcolm Gladwell | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 48
<p>Talking to Strangers: By Malcolm Gladwell | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 48 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome, dear listeners, to another episode of &quot;Booklicious Podcast&quot;. Today we will talk about book &quot;Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know.&quot; written by Malcolm Gladwell </p>
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The Foxglove King: By Hannah F. Whitten | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 47
<p>The Foxglove King: By Hannah F. Whitten | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 47 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to another episode of the bookalicious podcast where we dive deep into the mesmerizing worlds of fantasy and fiction. I&#39;m your host, Soham, and today we&#39;re unraveling the mysteries within the pages of The Foxglove King, the latest release by author Hannah F. Whitten. </p>
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The Kind Worth Saving: By Peter Swanson | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 46
<p>The Kind Worth Saving: By Peter Swanson | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 46 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome back to the Books and Beyond podcast. I’m your host, [Your Name], and today we’ll be discussing “The Kind Worth Saving” by Peter Swanson. </p>
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Endure: How to Work Hard, Outlast, and Keep Hammering by Cameron R. Hanes, Joe Rogan, and David Goggins | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 45
<p>Endure: How to Work Hard, Outlast, and Keep Hammering by Cameron R. Hanes, Joe Rogan, and David Goggins | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 45 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to this episode of our podcast. Today, we&#39;ll be discussing the book &quot;Endure: How to Work Hard, Outlast, and Keep Hammering&quot; written by Cameron R. Hanes, Joe Rogan, and David Goggins. This book is about pushing yourself beyond your limits and succeeding in life through hard work and determination.<br> </p>
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Mothered by Zoje Stage | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 44
<p>Mothered by Zoje Stage | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 44 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to the Book Club podcast. I&#39;m your host, and today we&#39;ll be discussing &quot;Mothered&quot; written by Zoje Stage. </p>
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The Unteachables by Gordon Korman | booklicious Podcast | Episode 43
<p>The Unteachables by Gordon Korman | booklicious Podcast | Episode 43 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to this episode of Book Club, where we dive deep into some of the most captivating stories out there. Today, we will be discussing &quot;The Unteachables&quot; by Gordon Korman. This book follows the story of a group of &quot;unteachable&quot; middle school students and their unconventional teacher. </p>
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Fantastic Four (2018) #1 | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 42
<p>Fantastic Four (2018) #1 | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 42 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> welcome to today&#39;s episode of Comic Book Adventures! Today, we&#39;ll be discussing the Fantastic Four 2018 #1. </p>
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Immortality: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 41
<p>Immortality: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 41 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to the podcast episode where we will be discussing the book &quot;Immortality: A Love Story&quot; written by Dana Schwartz. This book is the sequel to &quot;Anatomy: A Love Story&quot; and continues the story of our protagonist, Hazel, in early 1800s London. </p>
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On the Savage Side by Tiffany McDaniel | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 40
<p>On the Savage Side by Tiffany McDaniel | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 40 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to the latest episode of our podcast. Today we&#39;ll be discussing the book &quot;On the Savage Side&quot; written by Tiffany McDaniel. This book revolves around the lives of twin sisters Arcade &quot;Arc&quot; and Farren &quot;Daffy&quot; Doggs, who were raised in a difficult environment by their addict mother and aunt, both of whom are prostitutes. </p>
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Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention- and How to Think Deeply Again by Johann Hari | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 39
<p>Stolen Focus: Why You Can&#39;t Pay Attention- and How to Think Deeply Again by Johann Hari | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 39 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to the podcast. Today, we are discussing the book &quot;Stolen Focus: Why You Can&#39;t Pay Attention- and How to Think Deeply Again&quot; written by Johann Hari. This book has been receiving a lot of buzz, and we&#39;re excited to dive in and discuss the ideas presented in it. </p>
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A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe by Mark Dawidziak | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 38
<p>A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe by Mark Dawidziak | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 38 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> In this podcast episode, we will be discussing Mark Dawidziak&#39;s book &quot;A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe&quot;. Poe was a renowned writer famous for his tales of horror and mystery, who died at the young age of 40. The book explores the life of Poe and the mysteries surrounding his death.<br> </p>
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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 37
<p>Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 37 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to today&#39;s podcast where we will be discussing the book &quot;Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World&quot; by Cal Newport. </p>
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Secret Invasion (2008) #4 | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 36
<p>Secret Invasion (2008) #4 | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 36 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome back to our podcast on the Secret Invasion comics series. In our previous episode, we witnessed a shocking revelation as Jessica informed Iron Man that he is a Skrull. </p>
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These Infinite Threads by Tahereh Mafi | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 35
<p>These Infinite Threads by Tahereh Mafi | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 35 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to the podcast. I am your host and today we are going to talk about the book, &quot;These Infinite Threads&quot; written by Tahereh Mafi. </p>
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I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai | Booklicious podcast | Episode 34
<p>I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai | Booklicious podcast | Episode 34 | powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Welcome to Booklicious, the podcast where we discuss all things book-related. Today, we will be discussing the latest novel from Rebecca Makkai, &quot;I Have Some Questions for You.&quot;<br> </p>
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The Good Life: Lessons from the World's Longest Scientific Study of Happiness by Robert Waldinger and Marc Schulz | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 33
<p>The Good Life: Lessons from the World&#39;s Longest Scientific Study of Happiness by Robert Waldinger and Marc Schulz | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 33 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to our podcast. Today, we will be discussing the book &quot;The Good Life: Lessons from the World&#39;s Longest Scientific Study of Happiness&quot; by Robert Waldinger and Marc Schulz. This book explores the findings of an 80-year study conducted by Harvard University, which aimed to discover what makes people truly happy. </p>
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Don't Fear the Reaper by Stephen Graham Jones | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 32
<p>Don&#39;t Fear the Reaper by Stephen Graham Jones | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 32 | Powered By <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to the Book Review podcast. I&#39;m your host and today we&#39;re diving into the world of horror with Stephen Graham Jones&#39; latest book, &quot;Don&#39;t Fear the Reaper&quot;. This book is a sequel to &quot;My Heart Is a Chainsaw&quot; and promises to take us on a journey full of blood, gore, and terror. So, let&#39;s get started! </p>
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What's Our Problem? A Self-Help Book for Societies by Tim Urban | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 31
<p>What&#39;s Our Problem? A Self-Help Book for Societies by Tim Urban | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 31 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferer">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p> Hello and welcome to today&#39;s podcast where we will discuss the self-help book &quot;What&#39;s Our Problem?: A Self-Help Book for Societies&quot; by Tim Urban. </p>
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Secret Invasion (2008) #3 | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 30
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The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by S.A. Chakraborty | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 29
<p>The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by S.A. Chakraborty | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 29 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Welcome to today's episode of "Bookalicious Podcast" where we'll be discussing the fantasy adventure novel in our fantasy friday. Today we have picked a book "The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi" by Shannon <strong>Chakraborty</strong>.</p>
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Murder Your Employer: The McMasters Guide to Homicide written by Rupert Holmes | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 28
<p>Murder Your Employer: The McMasters Guide to Homicide written by Rupert Holmes | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 28 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello and welcome to the "Books We Love" podcast. I'm your host, [Host's Name], and today we're discussing "Murder Your Employer: The McMasters Guide to Homicide," written by Rupert Holmes.</p>
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The Bullet that Missed | Book Review and Podcast
<p>The Bullet that Missed | Book Review and Podcast</p> <p>Website; <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3DYTrbb" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3DYTrbb</a></p> <p><strong>A new mystery is afoot in the&nbsp;third book&nbsp;in the </strong><em><strong>Thursday Murder Club</strong></em><strong> series from million-copy bestselling author Richard Osman.&nbsp;<br> <br> “The quartet of aging amateur sleuths…remain wonderful company,” —the </strong><em><strong>New York Times Book Review</strong></em><strong><br> <br> “</strong><em><strong>The Bullet That Missed</strong></em><strong> hits on every front.” —the </strong><em><strong>Wall Street Journal</strong></em></p>
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8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go by Jay Shetty | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 27
<p>8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go by Jay Shetty | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 27 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Welcome to the Booklicious podcast, where we explore the fascinating world of literature and the authors behind them. I’m your host, Akhil raj, and today, we’ll be discussing the book “8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go” by Jay Shetty.</p>
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She is a Haunting by Trang Thanh Tran | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 26
<p>She is a Haunting by Trang Thanh Tran | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 26 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello and welcome to this week's episode of Book Review, where we explore new and exciting books in the world of literature. Today, we will be talking about "She is a Haunting" written by Trang Thanh Tran.</p>
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How to Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing by KC Davis LPC | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 25
<p>How to Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing by KC Davis LPC | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 25 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello and welcome back to the "Bookworm's Corner" podcast, where we bring you the latest and greatest in the world of literature. I'm your host, and today we'll be discussing the book "How to Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing" by K.C. Davis.</p>
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Secret Invasion (2008) #2 | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 24
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Stone Blind by Natalie hands | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 23
<p>Stone Blind by Natalie hands | #Booklicious #Podcast | Episode 23 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a> &nbsp;</p> <p>Welcome to the podcast where we explore the stories behind the books that captivate us. Today, we're diving into "#Stone Blind" by Natalie Haynes. This retelling of the #Medusa myth delves into the history of the women at the center of the story and the monster we've been taught to fear.</p>
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The Housemaid's Secret by Freida McFadden | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 22
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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear written by Elizabeth Gilbert | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 21
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The Writing Retreat by Julia Bartz | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 20
<p>The Writing Retreat by Julia Bartz | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 20 | <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello and welcome to our podcast. Today, we'll be discussing Julia Bartz's debut novel, "The Writing Retreat". It's a suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller that takes us on a journey to Blackbriar Estate in the Adirondacks.</p>
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The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win by Jeff Haden | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 19
<p>The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win by Jeff Haden | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 19 | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Welcome to the Book Review Podcast, where we discuss new and noteworthy books. Today, we're diving into the world of productivity and self-improvement with the book "The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win" by Jeff Haden.</p>
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Secret Invasion (2008) #1 | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 18
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Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 17
<p>Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 17 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p>
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What Lies in the Woods by Kate Alice Marshall | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 16
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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 15
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What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 14
<p>What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 14 | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello and welcome to 0ur book review on "What Moves the Dead" by T. Kingfisher. If you’re a fan of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, The Fall of the House of Usher, then you’re going to love this novella retelling.”</p>
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Never Finished: Unshackle Your Mind and Win the War Within by David Goggins | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 13
<p>Never Finished: Unshackle Your Mind and Win the War Within by David Goggins | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 13 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hey everyone, welcome back to our channel. Today, we’re going to discuss an inspiring book that has taken the world by storm. The book is called "Never Finished: Unshackle Your Mind and Win the War Within" written by the amazing David Goggins. In this book, Goggins shares his own journey of overcoming obstacles, pushing boundaries, and achieving greatness. So, let’s dive in!</p>
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Spider-Man (2022) #2 | End of The Spider-Verse - Part two | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 12
<p>Spider-Man (2022) #2 | End of The Spider-Verse - Part two | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 12 <strong>| Powered By - </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hey, welcome back to our Spider-Verse series! In the last comic, we saw how Shathra was determined to turn or kill every Spider-Man variant from Spider-Verse, and Morlun went to earth 616 to warn the chosen Spider-Man. However, it turned into an ugly fight, and Spider-Man Noir killed Spider-Women, revealing that many of Spider-Man's friends are now enemies. But in this episode, we will see how Spider-Man of earth 616 and his friends face their own friends turned enemies and how a new character saves the day. Let's dive into the story!</p>
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Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 11
<p>Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 11 | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Welcome to our podcast discussion of "Hell Bent" by <strong>Leigh Bardugo</strong>. In this episode, we will be delving into the highs and lows of this dark novel and examining the way the author has created a fantastical world that raises important conversations around themes such as racism, privilege, and misogyny.</p>
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All the Dangerous Things by Joanna Schaffhausen | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 10
<p>All the Dangerous Things by Joanna Schaffhausen | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 10 | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello and welcome back to our channel! Today we're diving into the world of a psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat. We're talking about the book "All the Dangerous Things" by Joanna Schaffhausen.</p>
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Dare to Lead by Brene Brown | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 9
<p>Dare to Lead by Brene Brown | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 9 | Powered by <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello everyone, welcome to today's video on the book "Dare to Lead" by Brene Brown. Brene Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston and is known for her work on topics such as vulnerability, courage, and shame. In this book, Brown combines her research and personal experiences to provide insights into what it means to be a leader and how to lead with courage.</p>
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All Hallows by Christopher Golden | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 8
<p>All Hallows by Christopher Golden | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 8 | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p><br></p> <p>Hello and welcome to our podcast where we talk about the latest books and share our thoughts and opinions about them. Today, we'll be discussing "All Hallows," a novel written by Christopher Golden.</p> <p>The story is set on Halloween night in 1984 and follows the lives of the people living in a neighborhood. The author uses an interesting narrative technique, where each chapter is told from different points of view of kids, teens, and parents in the neighborhood. Despite the number of characters involved, the author does a fantastic job of keeping them differentiated.</p>
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Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy By Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 7
<p>Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy By Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 7 | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>The book contains expertly woven personal stories with a more technical approach to grief. It suggests that recovery from a tragedy can be stunted if you think the bad thing that happened will affect all areas of your life and if you think the feelings of unhappiness will never end. Once you realize none of these are true, you are better able to cope and are on the road to recovery.</p>
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Spider-Man (2022) #1 | End of The Spider-Verse - Part one | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 6
<p>Spider-Man (2022) #1 | End of The Spider-Verse - Part one | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 6 | Powered By - <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Hello and welcome to our podcast about Spider-Man comics. Today, we're going to be diving into the exciting world of the Spider-Verse, exploring the fascinating storylines and characters that make this one of the most popular and beloved comic book universes of all time.</p>
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The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There by Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey | Booklicious Podcast | Powered By gobookmart.com
<p>The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There by Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey | Booklicious Podcast | Powered By <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>This book is written by Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, the actors who portrayed Pam and Angela respectively on the hit show "The Office". The book takes us through their experiences on the set of the show and how their friendship evolved over the years.</p>
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The Villa by Rachel Hawkins | Booklicious Podcast | Powered by Gobookmart.com
<p>The Villa by Rachel Hawkins | Booklicious Podcast | Powered by <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>The story is told through the eyes of Emily and Mari and alternates between the past in the 1970s and the present. The characters are complex and not necessarily likable, but readers will find themselves feeling sympathetic towards Mari. The setting in Orvieto is beautiful and adds to the overall atmosphere of the book.</p>
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Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey | Booklicious Podcast | Episode 3 | Powered By Gobookmart.com
<p>Greenlights is a collection of diaries entries, poems and stories that Matthew has written over the past 35 years.</p> <p>Powered by - <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p>
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How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix | Booklicious Podcast | Powered By Gobookmart.com
<p>How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix | Booklicious Podcast | Powered By <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>This book is a perfect blend of horror and dark comedy, and will leave you on the edge of your seat until the very end. So let's dive in and take a closer look at what makes this book so special.</p> <p><br></p>
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Fierce Love: Creating a Love that Lasts—One Conversation at a Time | Booklicious Podcast | Powered By Gobookmart.com
<p>Hey everyone, welcome back to our channel "Booklicious Podcast"! Today, we're going to review the book "Fierce Love: Creating a Love That Lasts" by New York Times bestselling author Susan Scott. This book is a guide for couples who are looking to build vital relationship skills and deepen their connection with each other. In this book, Scott helps us understand that the conversation is the relationship and offers eight critical conversations that are necessary to enrich our relationships.</p> <p>This Show is powered by - <a href="https://Gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Killers of a Certain Age | Book Review and Podcast
<p>Killers of a Certain Age | Book Review and Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3W7oI2D" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3W7oI2D</a></p> <p>“This&nbsp;<em>Golden Girls</em>&nbsp;meets James&nbsp;<em>Bond</em>&nbsp;thriller is a journey you want to be part of.” -Buzzfeed<br> <br> “A singular suspense story thanks to its deftly fluctuating tone, which is by turns comical, violent and unexpectedly affecting…it’s impossible not to root for these dangerous dames and their refusal to let themselves be put on the ash heap — a phrase that, in this thriller, should be taken literally.” -<em>The Washington Post</em><br> <br> “A sharp and witty thriller.” -PopSugar<br> <br> "National treasure Deanna Raybourn never fails to enchant with her signature dry wit, sophisticated storylines, slick twists, and smart eccentric women who anchor her books.&nbsp; Her latest is a romping, wild delight from start to finish. Killers of a Certain Age is the 60-something lady assassin book we didn’t know we needed, but, oh, we needed it. I love this book."<br> —Joshilyn Jackson, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author<br> <br> “Deanna Raybourn’s <em>Killers of a Certain Age</em> captures the reader from the get-go—and never lets go! An excellent and thrilling read!”<br> —Heather Graham, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Crimson Summer</em></p>
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Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks | Book Review and Podcast
<p>Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks | Book Review and Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3EglC62" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3EglC62</a></p> <p>Colby Mills once felt destined for a musical career, until tragedy grounded his aspirations. Now the head of a small family farm in North Carolina, he spontaneously takes a gig playing at a bar in St. Pete Beach, Florida, seeking a rare break from his duties at home.<br> <br> But when he meets Morgan Lee, his world is turned upside-down, making him wonder if the responsibilities he has shouldered need dictate his life forever. The daughter of affluent Chicago doctors, Morgan has graduated from a prestigious college music program with the ambition to move to Nashville and become a star. Romantically and musically, she and Colby complete each other in a way that neither has ever known.<br> <br> While they are falling headlong in love, Beverly is on a heart-pounding journey of another kind. Fleeing an abusive husband with her six-year-old son, she is trying to piece together a life for them in a small town far off the beaten track. With money running out and danger seemingly around every corner, she makes a desperate decision that will rewrite everything she knows to be true.<br> <br> In the course of a single unforgettable week, two young people will navigate the exhilarating heights and heartbreak of first love. Hundreds of miles away, Beverly will put her love for her young son to the test. And fate will draw all three people together in a web of life-altering connections . . . forcing each to wonder whether the dream of a better life can ever survive the weight of the past.</p>
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Fairy Tale by Stephen King | Book Review and Podcast
<p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3DWzSkf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://amzn.to/3DWzSkf</a></p> <p><strong>Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war, and the stakes could not be higher—for that world or ours.</strong><br> <br> Charlie Reade looks like a regular high school kid, great at baseball and football, a decent student. But he carries a heavy load. His mom was killed in a hit-and-run accident when he was ten, and grief drove his dad to drink. Charlie learned how to take care of himself—and his dad. When Charlie is seventeen, he meets a dog named Radar and her aging master, Howard Bowditch, a recluse in a big house at the top of a big hill, with a locked shed in the backyard. Sometimes strange sounds emerge from it.</p>
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Glow by Raven Kennedy | Book Review Podcast
<p>Glow by Raven Kennedy | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3J17AFV" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3J17AFV</a></p> <p><strong>The BookTok hit: The Plated Prisoner Series continues in book 4. This dark adult fantasy romance is inspired by the myth of King Midas and the gold-touched woman who realizes her true worth.</strong></p> <p><em>"I was nothing but a road to Midas. A means to get to where he wanted to go, and I paved that path in gold."</em></p> <p>My life as been made up of gilded lies. But death has been shaped from rot.</p> <p>Like a phoenix caught fire, I will need to rise from the ashes and learn to wield my own power. Because my wings may have been clipped, but I am not in a cage, and I'm finally free to fly from the frozen kingdoms I've been kept in.</p> <p>Yet the world doesn't want to let me.</p> <p>That's the thing when you turn against a king-everyone else turns against <em>you</em>.</p> <p>Good thing I have a different king in my corner.</p> <p>But even with the dark threat of Slade Ravinger, the other monarchs are coming for me.</p> <p>So I will fight for him and he will kill for me, and if we need to become the villains, then so be it.</p> <p>Because so long as I live in this world, I won't be used again.</p>
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Flying Solo by Linda Holmes | Book Review and Podcast
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=37562&amp;action=edit">Flying Solo by Linda Holmes | Book Review and Podcast</a></p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3ceYbhB" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3ceYbhB</a></p> <p>“<em>Flying Solo</em> is warm and comforting, like a weekend with your favorite people, sharing their funniest stories and hardest-won wisdom. After two very tough years, this lovely book is exactly what we all need.”<strong>—Kate Stayman-London, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>One to Watch</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Holmes’s sophomore novel is a wise, heartwarming story of family, unexpected romance, and shaping your own path in a world where it often feels next to impossible to do so. It’s a beautiful mystery and a tale of self-searching tied into one.”<strong>—Carola Lovering, author of </strong><em><strong>Tell Me Lies</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Holmes blends humor, emotional depth, and small-town charm in this delightful story&nbsp;about the bonds of family and friendship, showing how even the most independent people need someone to lean on.&nbsp;Readers will love spending time with Laurie and her friends.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><br> <br> “Holmes’s colorful cast of characters pop off the page, and the sure-footed plot entertains. Readers will be eager to see what Holmes does next.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “Charming, often hilarious&nbsp;. . .&nbsp;a delight from start to finish.&nbsp;Holmes has clearly done her research into how public librarians spend their time, and she also asks serious questions about how to make hard choices and live one’s life.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><br> <br> “A&nbsp;charming and easygoing&nbsp;look at all kinds of love and the beauty of independence,&nbsp;featuring supremely likable characters.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p>
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My Killer Vacation by Tessa Bailey | Book Review Podcast
<p>My Killer Vacation by Tessa Bailey</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3uPWVbh" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3uPWVbh</a></p> <p><strong>An all-new, spicy murder mystery from Tessa Bailey, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>It Happened One Summer</strong></em><strong>...</strong></p> <p>It was supposed to be a relaxing vacation in sweet, sunny Cape Cod-just me and my beloved brother-but discovering a corpse in our rental house really throws a wrench into our tanning schedule. Now a rude, crude bounty hunter has arrived on the back of his motorcycle to catch the killer and refuses to believe I can be helpful, despite <em>countless</em> hours of true crime podcast listening. Not to mention a fulfilling teaching career of wrangling second graders.</p> <p>A brash bounty hunter and an energetic elementary schoolteacher: the murder-solving team no one asked for, but thanks to these pesky attempts on my life, we're stuck together, come hell or high tide.</p> <p>I'm just here to do a job, not babysit an amateur sleuth. Although...it is becoming less and less of a hardship to have her around. Sure, she's stubborn, distracting and can't stay out of harm's way. She's also brave and beautiful and reminds me of the home I left behind three years ago. In other words, the insatiable hunger and protectiveness she is waking up in me is a threat to my peace of mind. Before I sink any deeper into this dangerous attraction, I need to solve this murder and get back on the road.</p>
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The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont | Book Review and Podcast
<p>The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3QNzJ6T" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3QNzJ6T</a></p> <p><strong>"Sizzles from its first sentence." - </strong><em><strong>The Wall Street Journal</strong></em><br> <strong>A Reese's Book Club Pick</strong><br> <br> In 1925, Miss Nan O’Dea infiltrated the wealthy, rarefied world of author Agatha Christie and her husband, Archie. In every way, she became a part of their life––first, both Christies. Then, just Archie. Soon, Nan became Archie’s mistress, luring him away from his devoted wife, desperate to marry him. Nan’s plot didn’t begin the day she met Archie and Agatha.<br> <br> It began decades before, in Ireland, when Nan was a young girl. She and the man she loved were a star-crossed couple who were destined to be together––until the Great War, a pandemic, and shameful secrets tore them apart. Then acts of unspeakable cruelty kept them separated.<br> <br> What drives someone to murder? What will someone do in the name of love? What kind of crime can someone never forgive? Nina de Gramont’s brilliant, unforgettable novel explores these questions and more.</p>
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The Woman in the Library: by Sulari Gentill | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Woman in the Library: by Sulari Gentill | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3O9NHOk" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3O9NHOk</a></p> <p>With each new chapter, Gentill opens the door to new histories. More murders...more clues...<em>The Woman in the Library</em> is a page-turner from beginning to end. As Gentill's characters grow, the desire to know more about each ensnares us, and the only way out is to read to the end. -- <em><strong>New York Journal of Books</strong></em><br> <br> <em>The Woman in the Library</em> by Sulari Gentill is a captivating literary thriller about the friendship forged by four strangers. -- <em><strong>PopSugar</strong></em><br> <br> -- <strong>Book Riot's 15 Best New Mystery Books of 2022</strong><br> <br> Brace yourself for twists and turns when picking up this thriller, which features a story within a story. -- <strong>BookBub Most Anticipated Books of 2022</strong><br> <br> The ever-brilliant Sulari Gentill dazzles in her new <em>The Woman in the Library...</em>you'll have to figure this out for yourself. And you will cheer along the way. -- <strong>BookTrib</strong><br> <br> <em>The Woman in the Library</em> is a delicious read--it's a book that makes you feel. Cunningly crafted, with layers that fold back and feed upon each other, charming characters, and revelations that will make you cringe and gasp. You will feel a rising sense of dread as you read it, but you won't want to stop. -- Daniel O'Malley, author of <em>The Rook</em></p>
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The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3tomPlm" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3tomPlm</a></p> <p>"Andrews' latest, after The Newcomer (2021), is <strong>a frothy combination of a hectic old-house-renovation story and a cozy mystery with a hint of romance centered around a likable heroine who has been holding too many feelings at bay. A perfect summer escape." --Booklist</strong><br> <br> "Andrews (<em>The Newcomer</em>) sparkles in this fast-paced tale. Andrews’s fans will eat this up." --Publishers Weekly<br> <br> "A fun story with twists and turns that will appeal to romantics and cold-case fans alike." --Kirkus<br> <br> “Mary Kay Andrews has done it again” -- Mystery &amp; Suspense<br> <br> <br> “Seamlessly combines romance and mystery” -- PopSugar<br> <br> <br> “Imagine if HGTV and a murder mystery met, fell in love and unexpectedly produced a rom-com.” -- E! Online<br> <br> "Bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews has penned 26 novels with heartfelt plots-- and her latest follows suit." --Woman's World</p>
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Magpie: by Elizabeth Day | Book Review Podcast
<p>Magpie by Elizabeth Day</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3abAJkd" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3abAJkd</a></p> <p><strong>'A very elegant, tense, literary thriller</strong>'<br> Sarah Vaughan, author of <em><strong>Anatomy of a Scandal</strong></em></p> <p><strong>‘Utterly engrossing, a thick sense of dread unfurling from every page’</strong><br> <em><strong>Refinery29</strong></em></p> <p><strong>‘I literally couldn’t put this down</strong>’<br> <strong>Sara Collins, author of </strong><em><strong>The Confessions of Frannie Langton</strong></em></p> <p><strong>‘A compelling, twisting read’</strong><br> <strong>Matt Haig, author of </strong><em><strong>The Midnight Library</strong></em></p> <p><strong>‘Sharp, twisty … Impossible to put down’</strong><br> <em><strong>Daily Mail</strong></em></p> <p><strong>‘A pulse-quickening tale</strong>’<br> <em><strong>Stylist</strong></em></p> <p><strong>‘Sharp and sinister’</strong><br> <em><strong>Mail on Sunday</strong></em></p> <p><strong>‘A pacy, stylish thriller’</strong><br> <em><strong>Observer</strong></em></p>
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This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub | Book Review Podcast
<p>This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3a5atIo" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3a5atIo</a></p> <p>“Even if the premise of <em>This Time Tomorrow </em>is a flight from realism, the scope of Alice’s concerns is human-scale and plausible…although her travels through time allow her to reconsider her romantic history, the person whose past she is most eager to set right is her father, a man whose imminent mortality deepens the novel’s ambient nostalgia into something pressing and poignant.”-- <em><strong>The New York Times</strong></em><br> <br> “As always, Straub creates characters who feel fully alive, exploring the subtleties of their thoughts, feelings, and relationships. . . .&nbsp;Combine Straub's usual warmth and insight with the fun of time travel and you have a winner.”<em><strong>—Kirkus</strong></em><strong>, STARRED review<br> <br> </strong>“Known for her plucky voice and sweetly amusing ensemble comedies, Emma Straub returns with her most emotionally resonant work yet<em>…</em>Beneath the layers of ’90s nostalgia and sci-fi portals to the past lies something even more satisfying: a complicated tale that doesn’t feel the slightest bit complicated.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Vogue</strong></em><br> <br> “Dig out your old band T's and crack open this charming family saga . . . Unlike other time travel stories, this one's not about figuring out how to get back to the present but how to appreciate it when you do.”&nbsp;&nbsp;—<em><strong>Good Housekeeping<br> </strong></em><em><br> </em>“Brimming with whimsy and humor, the story of a young woman’s second chance at life is grounded by the unforced father-daughter relationship at its center. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the tenderness.”<em><strong>–Elle</strong></em></p>
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The Murder Rule: by Dervla McTiernan | Book Review and Podcast
<p>The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan | Book Review and Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3lyiVSP" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3lyiVSP</a></p> <p>“Dervla McTiernan has become one of my favorite writers, and if you read <em>The Murder Rule, </em>she will quickly become one of yours. This book is diabolically clever, highly compelling, and deeply moving. I loved <em>The Murder Rule </em>and did not want it to end.” — <strong>Don Winslow, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Force </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>The Border</strong></em></p> <p>“Extraordinary. Haunting. An incredible thriller. I could not put this book down. Dervla McTiernan is a gifted writer with a very special way of telling a story. This is a heart-stopping roller coaster of a tale.” — <strong>Adrian McKinty, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Chain</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>The Ruin</em>&nbsp;is dark and compelling, with the satisfaction of a police procedural and the atmosphere of a gothic mystery. I was gripped by it, and by the complicated, resourceful characters of Aisling and Maude.” — <strong>Flynn Berry, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Under the Harrow</strong></em></p> <p>"The best legal thriller I’ve read in years. Great writing, a gripping plot, intriguing characters … I read it in two sittings. She has a new fan!" — <strong>Sarah Pinborough, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Behind Her Eyes</strong></em></p> <p><em>The Murder Rule</em>&nbsp;is a masterclass in manipulation from an author who knows just how to pull the strings without revealing her (amply skilled) hand.... Abundant plot twists, ethical ambiguities, and legal loopholes all conspire to make a cunning and compulsively readable story in which justice is in the eye of the beholder.... Dervla McTiernan is a name to know. — <strong>CriminalElement.com</strong></p> <p>"I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to compare this to Grisham at his very best. The Murder Rule is utterly absorbing, entertaining and intriguing. I thoroughly enjoyed it." — <strong>Liz Nugent, author of </strong><em><strong>Lying in Wait</strong></em></p> <p>"Fans of past and present storylines and legal thrillers should pick this one up." — <strong>Book Riot</strong></p> <p>"Filled to the brim with complicated characters." — <em><strong>San Francisco Book Review </strong></em><strong>on </strong><em><strong>The Murder Rule</strong></em></p>
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The Recovery Agent by Janet Evanovich | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Recovery Agent by Janet Evanovich</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3MC9e1C" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3MC9e1C</a></p> <p>“The thriller master, Janet Evanovich, has launched a new series. Prepare for twists, action, and one of the best books of the year.” —<em>Mystery &amp; Suspense</em><br> <br> “An action-packed adventure that delights much like the Indiana Jones films and the classic Romancing the Stone. It has everything, from killer snakes, military-grade assault weapons, and human sacrifice to romance and some top shelf lingerie that comes in handy for treating the wounded. A rollicking adventure and a great start to a new series.” —<em>Booklist&nbsp;</em>(starred review)<br> <br> “Moves at lightning speed and never stops…This new series feels distinct from Evanovich’s other hits, but every bit as addictive.” —<em>Mystery Scene Magazine</em><br> <br> “Nobody cross-pollinates funny banter and unresolved sexual tension to better effect than Evanovich, and the mystery is all action, too.” —<em>Amazon Book Review</em><br> <br> &nbsp;“I burned through <em>The Recovery Agent</em>…Just read and enjoy. I know I did.” – Sarah Weinman, <em>The&nbsp;New York Times</em></p>
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The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams | Book Review Podcast
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=31348&amp;action=edit">The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams</a></p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/39tO9ri" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/39tO9ri</a></p> <p>“Enchanting, sorrowful, and wonderfully written, the book is a one-of-a-kind celebration of language and its importance in our lives. A must-have.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Library Journal </strong></em><strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> “In Williams’s exuberant, meticulously researched debut, the daughter of a lexicographer devotes her life to an alternative dictionary. . . . Williams’s feminist take on language will move readers.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “Williams turns history as we know it on its head in this delightful debut, spotlighting those women and their contributions,&nbsp;using the&nbsp;awe-inspiring power of words themselves to illuminate them.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Newsweek</strong></em><br> <br> “[A] masterfully written, beautiful first novel that tells a fascinating story of language, love and loss.”<strong>—Historical Novel Society</strong><br> <br> “The writing is glorious; I dog-eared many pages as I read, marking passages that helped me see words in a new way.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Manhattan Book Review</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><br> <br> “The novel you’ve been waiting for without even realizing it . . . Williams will convince you of a word’s importance in a most lovely and charismatic story.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Bookreporter</strong></em><br> <br> “A lexicographer’s dream of a novel, this is a lovely book to get lost in, an imaginative love letter to dictionaries.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p>
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Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis | Book Review Podcast
<p>Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3a4Lnt5" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3a4Lnt5</a></p> <p>"Raw in its anger, shocking in its frankness, often downright vulgar—and wonderfully alive with Davis’ passion poured into every page." -- <strong>Associated Press</strong><br> <br> “It’s clear from the first page that Davis is going to serve a more intimate, unpolished account than is typical of the average (often ghost-written) celebrity memoir; <em>Finding Me</em> reads like Davis is sitting you down for a one-on-one conversation about her life, warts and all.” -- <strong>USA Today</strong><br> <br> “Reading her memoir, <em>Finding Me</em>. . .&nbsp;you understand where her ability comes from: Only someone who has already been dragged into the depths of emotion readily knows how to get back there.”&nbsp; -- <strong>New York Times Magazine</strong><br> <br> "An unvarnished chronicle of hard-won, well-earned success." -- <strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong><br> <br> "Davis gives readers hope, encouraging us to look back and embrace childhood dreams or failures, let go of shame, and move forward to become the best version of ourselves." -- <strong>Booklist</strong><br> <br> "Davis’s grit and determination are moving, and her unflinching reckoning with the “racism and misogyny” she faced in Hollywood makes her story of overcoming all the more effective. Fans will be utterly enthralled." -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em><strong>(starred review)</strong></p>
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Under One Roof by Ali Hazelwood | Book Review Podcast
<p>Under One Roof by Ali Hazelwood</p> <p>website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3wdA5Lx" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3wdA5Lx</a></p> <p><strong>A scientist should never cohabitate with her annoyingly hot nemesis—it leads to combustion.</strong><br> <br> Mara, Sadie, and Hannah are friends first, scientists always. Though their fields of study might take them to different corners of the world, they can all agree on this universal truth: when it comes to love and science, opposites attract and rivals make you burn…<br> <br> As an environmental engineer, Mara knows all about the delicate nature of ecosystems. They require balance. And leaving the thermostat alone. And not stealing someone else’s food. And other rules Liam, her detestable big-oil lawyer of a roommate, knows nothing about. Okay, sure, <em>technically</em> she’s the interloper. Liam was already entrenched in his aunt’s house like some glowering grumpy giant when Mara moved in, with his big muscles and kissable mouth just sitting there on the couch tempting respectable scientists to the dark side…but Helena was <em>her</em> mentor and Mara’s not about to move out and give up her inheritance without a fight.<br> <br> The problem is, living with someone means getting to know them. And the more Mara finds out about Liam, the harder it is to loathe him…and the easier it is to love him.<br> <br> To read Sadie and Hannah’s stories look for the novellas <em>Stuck with You</em> and <em>Below Zero</em>, coming soon from Berkley!</p>
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Book of Night by Holly Black | Book Review Podcast
<p>Book of Night by Holly Black</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/37x5kHX" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/37x5kHX</a></p> <p>Charlie Hall has never found a lock she couldn’t pick, a book she couldn’t steal, or a bad decision she wouldn’t make.<br> <br> She's spent half her life working for gloamists, magicians who manipulate shadows to peer into locked rooms, strangle people in their beds, or worse. Gloamists guard their secrets greedily, creating an underground economy of grimoires. And to rob their fellow magicians, they need Charlie Hall.<br> <br> Now, she’s trying to distance herself from past mistakes, but getting out isn’t easy. Bartending at a dive, she’s still entirely too close to the corrupt underbelly of the Berkshires. Not to mention that her sister Posey is desperate for magic, and that Charlie's shadowless, and possibly soulless, boyfriend has been hiding things from her. When a terrible figure from her past returns, Charlie descends into a maelstrom of murder and lies.<br> <br> Determined to survive, she’s up against a cast of doppelgangers, mercurial billionaires, gloamists, and the people she loves best in the world―all trying to steal a secret that will give them vast and terrible power.</p>
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Book Lovers by Emily Henry | Book Review Podcast
<p>Book Lovers by Emily Henry</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3FbsCzy" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3FbsCzy</a></p> <p>“<em>Book Lovers</em> is&nbsp;a rom-com lover's dream of a book. It is razor-sharp and modern, featuring a fierce heroine who does not apologize for her ambition and heartfelt discussions of grief. Readers know that&nbsp;Emily Henry never fails to deliver great banter and a romance to swoon over&nbsp;but this may just be&nbsp;her best yet. A&nbsp;breath of fresh air.”&nbsp;<br> —<strong>Taylor Jenkins Reid</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Malibu Rising</em><br> <br> “I would follow Emily Henry anywhere. A small town, a literary enterprise, a bookstore to rescue, and sex in moonlit streams? Yes, please! <em>Book Lovers</em> is sexy, funny, and smart. Another perfectly satisfying read from the unstoppable Emily Henry.”&nbsp;<br> —<strong>Emma Straub</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>All Adults Here</em><br> <br> "Emily Henry's books are a gift, the perfect balance between steamy and sweet. The prose is effortless, the characters charming. The only downside is reaching the end."&nbsp;<br> —<strong>V.E. Schwab</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author <em>The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue</em><br> <br> "Charming, earnest, and clever, <em>Book Lovers</em> is&nbsp;Schitt's Creek&nbsp;for book nerds. A total delight for anyone who's ever secretly rooted for the career girl in a Hallmark movie. Nobody does it quite like Emily Henry.”&nbsp;&nbsp;<br> —<strong>Casey McQuiston</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>One Last Stop</em><br> <br> "You KNOW I love a book—and a writer—when I bust out my trusty ballpoint and absolutely maul the pages...and that's exactly what I just did to the divine Emily Henry. I could not devour&nbsp;Book Lovers&nbsp;fast enough.&nbsp;Emily Henry is pure delight. I’m utterly enchanted by her wry, self-aware sense of humor, the relish that she brings to every cleverly crafted sentence, and her irrepressible love for love.”<br> —<strong>Katherine Center,</strong><em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Things You Save in a Fire</em> and <em>How to Walk Away</em></p>
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Portrait of a Thief: By Grace D. Li | Book Review Podcast
<p>Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3MHBS11" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3MHBS11</a></p> <p>"The thefts are engaging and surprising, and the narrative brims with international intrigue. Li, however, has delivered more than a straight thriller here, especially in the parts that depict the despair Will and his pals feel at being displaced, overlooked, underestimated and discriminated against. This is as much a novel as a reckoning."<br> <em><strong>—New York Times Book Review</strong></em><br> <br> "A heist caper...that turns on breakneck action, fast cars and a thoughtful exploration of Western colonialism and the complexities of Chinese diaspora identities."<br> <em><strong>—Los Angeles Times<br> <br> </strong></em>"Beneath its glitzy European museum settings, late-night street races, sexual tensions and a plot involving an enigmatic Chinese billionaire, Grace D. Li’s debut art-heist novel, <em>Portrait of a Thief</em>, ...wrestles with some weighty questions about cultural repatriation and the legacy of colonial crimes."<em><br> </em><em><strong>—San Francisco Chronicle</strong></em><br> <br> "This clever debut is an absolutely thrilling ride from start to finish."<br> <em><strong>—Buzzfeed News</strong></em><strong><br> <br> </strong>“A tender and tenacious art-heist story wrapped around an intimate cultural history of extraction, <em>Portrait of a Thief</em> is a novel that names the unsutured wounds left by the violence of immigration, xenophobia, and diasporic longing in the lives of its Asian American characters, a story of the comradery of resistance and a testament to righteous grievance.”<em><strong><br> —Vulture</strong></em></p>
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The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3OipMNv" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3OipMNv</a></p> <p>It's a warped tale of twisted memories and skewed perceptions that will make fans of psychological thrillers say, 'Wow, I didn't see that coming.'--<em>Library Journal</em></p> <p>Punchy prose helps propel the twisty plot to a creepy but satisfying conclusion. For fans of domestic dramas, this is a treat.--<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p> <p>"Fans of Hepworth's <em>The Mother-in-Law </em>will quickly be drawn into this family-based mystery surrounding twin sisters Fern and Rose."<em>--CNN.com</em></p> <p>"Hepworth proficiently spins a web that slyly keeps pulling in readers until they realize they're caught up in it and can't escape...When a woman helps her twin sister have a baby, she unintentionally causes buried family secrets to resurface in this unsettling yet heartwarming psychological drama. <em>--Shelf Awareness</em></p> <p>"Sally Hepworth's <em>The Good Sister </em>achieves the impossible trio of creepy, tender, and funny....Hepworth is an author poised to break out.<em>--Business Insider</em></p>
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Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus is stunning, beautiful, and inspiring | Book Review Podcast
<p>Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus is stunning, beautiful, and inspiring</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3LWLCUz" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3LWLCUz</a></p> <p>“In Garmus’s debut novel, a frustrated chemist finds herself at the helm of a cooking show that sparks a revolution. Welcome to the 1960s, where a woman’s arsenal of tools was often limited to the kitchen—and where Elizabeth Zott is hellbent on overturning the status quo one meal at a time.”<br> —<em><strong>New York Times<br> </strong></em><br> "Strikingly relevant...Darkly funny and poignant...<em>Lessons in Chemistry</em>’s excellent experiment [is] quirky and heartwarming."<em><br> </em>—<em><strong>The Atlantic</strong></em><br> <br> "[Garmus] delivers an assured voice, an indelible heroine and relatable love stories...At the center of the novel is Elizabeth Zott, a gifted research chemist, absurdly self-assured and immune to social convention...Elizabeth is a feminist and modern thinker […] in a world nowhere ready for her mind, character or ambition...[Garmus] charm[s]. She’s created an indelible assemblage of stubborn, idiosyncratic characters. She’s given us a comic novel at precisely the moment we crave one.”<br> —<em><strong>Washington Post</strong></em><br> <br> “Feminism is the catalyst that makes [<em>Lessons in Chemistry</em>] fizz like hydrochloric acid on limestone. Elizabeth Zott does not have ‘moxie’; she has courage. She is not a ‘girl boss’ or a ‘lady chemist’; she’s a groundbreaker and an expert in abiogenesis...To file Elizabeth Zott among the pink razors of the book world is to miss the sharpness of Garmus’s message. <em>Lessons in Chemistry</em> will make you wonder about all the real-life women born ahead of their time—women who were sidelined, ignored and worse because they weren’t as resourceful, determined and lucky as Elizabeth Zott. She’s a reminder of how far we’ve come, but also how far we still have to go.”<br> —<em><strong>New York Times Book Review</strong></em></p>
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Sundial by Catriona Ward is Spooky, strange and stunning | Book Review Podcast
<p>Sundial by Catriona Ward is Spooky, strange and stunning</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3DPK63W" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3DPK63W</a></p> <p>“No one is as expert as Catriona at pulling the rug out from under the reader's feet. It's eerily beautiful, haunting, wild, grotesque and darkly dazzling.” ―Jennifer Saint, author of <em>Ariadne</em><br> <br> “As if we needed further evidence, <em>Sundial </em>confirms Catriona Ward as one of the brightest stars in horror fiction. As compelling and unique a voice for the 21st century as Shirley Jackson was for the 20th. She’s brilliant.” ―Christopher Golden, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Road of Bones </em>and <em>Ararat</em><br> <br> “Holy moly, <em>Sundial</em> plumbs the psychological depths and traps of toxic relationships, expertly mixing suspense, shocks, and menace. It's a wild, twisted family gothic unlike any you've read before, and one you won't soon forget.” ―Paul Tremblay, author of <em>Survivor Song</em> and <em>A Head Full of Ghosts</em><br> <br> “This novel is reminiscent of the best of Shirley Jackson and Joyce Carol Oates, and I cannot think of higher praise.” ―Thomas Olde Heuvelt, author of <em>Hex</em> and<em> Echo</em><br> <br> “There are two things you must know about <em>Sundial</em>. First, it's a great read, a genius piece of storytelling. But second, this is true horror, the horror of everyday life that we make ourselves blind to, horror that is brutal, truthful, terrifying. Catriona Ward knows horror.” ―Alma Katsu, author of <em>The Fervor</em></p>
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What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline | Book Review Podcast
<p>What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3wYPT5A" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3wYPT5A</a></p> <p>Jason Bennett is a suburban dad who owns a court-reporting business, but one night, his life takes a horrific turn. He is driving his family home after his daughter’s field hockey game when a pickup truck begins tailgating them, on a dark stretch of road. Suddenly two men jump from the pickup and pull guns on Jason, demanding the car. A horrific flash of violence changes his life forever.<br> <br> Later that awful night, Jason and his family receive a visit from the FBI. The agents tell them that the carjackers were members of a dangerous drug-trafficking organization - and now Jason and his family are in their crosshairs.<br> <br> The agents advise the Bennetts to enter the witness protection program right away, and they have no choice but to agree. But WITSEC was designed to protect criminal informants, not law-abiding families. Taken from all they know, trapped in an unfamiliar life, the Bennetts begin to fall apart at the seams. Then Jason learns a shocking truth and realizes that he has to take matters into his own hands.</p>
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The Unsinkable Greta James by Jennifer E. Smith | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Unsinkable Greta James by Jennifer E. Smith</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3iFufv4" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3iFufv4</a></p> <p>“Beautiful, moving, hopeful: I loved this book from beginning to end, and will be thinking about it for a long time. It’s a total triumph.”<strong>—Emily Stone, author of </strong><em><strong>Always, In December</strong></em><br> <br> “Warm, funny, and bursting with heart, [it’s] exactly the book you want to read: a pitch-perfect story about the ways we recover love in the strangest of places.”<strong>—Rebecca Serle, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>In Five Years</strong></em><br> <br> “Filled with music, passion, and love of all kinds . . . a fast-paced, emotional novel and an unforgettable exploration of family and the choices we make that shape our lives.”<strong>—Jill Santopolo, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Light We Lost</strong></em><br> <br> “I burst into tears at the end of Jennifer E. Smith’s gorgeous, heartfelt <em>The Unsinkable Greta James</em>—tears of surprised happiness. I loved traveling to Alaska with the wild and tender Greta, and found her escape an addictive journey. I will miss her—and her music—now that I’ve turned the final beautiful page.”<strong>—Amanda Eyre Ward, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Jetsetters</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Thoughtful and tender and true . . . perfectly captures the messiness of loving and being loved . . . Smith has written a gripping relationship story that’s also a perceptive exploration of what it means to dream. I devoured it.”<strong>—Janelle Brown, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Pretty Things</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “This novel is unabashedly sentimental in the best possible way. It’s about how family can misunderstand us, grief can undo us, and our dreams can save us. It’s a total delight,&nbsp;as transporting and diverting as the Alaskan cruise Greta herself is on in these pages.”<strong>—Christine Pride, co-author of </strong><em><strong>We Are Not Like Them</strong></em></p>
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One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle | Book Review Podcast
<p>One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3Iv638Y" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3Iv638Y</a></p> <p>“Rebecca Serle is known for her powerful stories that tug at the heartsrings – and her latest is just as unforgettable.”&nbsp;<em><strong>—Woman's World</strong></em><br> <br> “An unconventional love story that embraces people’s flaws and selfishness as part of what makes them human.”<em> </em><em><strong>—Kirkus</strong></em><br> <br> “Poignant and ultimately uplifting. The mouthwatering descriptions of Katy’s food and the lush Italian coast bring a strong, atmospheric sense of place. Recommend to fans of Helen Fisher’s Faye, Faraway (2021) and those who enjoy being transported to other countries through fiction.”<strong> </strong><em><strong>—Booklist</strong></em> <br> <br> “A&nbsp;touching story…the mother-daughter bond is made palpable through Katy’s grief and desire for connection.”&nbsp;<em><strong>—Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> "Going&nbsp;down as easy as a limoncello on a hot summer’s day, this daydream of a story affirms what it means to love and be loved. An enchanting book for the last cold days of winter, but also suggest it to readers come summer.”&nbsp;<em><strong>—Library Journal</strong></em><br> <br> “In these cynical times full of snark and memes, it’s nice to surrender to magic every now and then. Plus, the wanderlust that the book conjures is worth it as is….[A] story about love, loss and that point in adulthood where we learn our parents are human, too, and not always perfect.”&nbsp;<em><strong>—Associated Press</strong></em></p>
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The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/36vIWxF" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/36vIWxF</a></p> <p>The Alexandrian Society, caretakers of lost knowledge from the greatest civilizations of antiquity, are the foremost secret society of magical academicians in the world. Those who earn a place among the Alexandrians will secure a life of wealth, power, and prestige beyond their wildest dreams, and each decade, only the six most uniquely talented magicians are selected to be considered for initiation.<br> <br> Enter the latest round of six: Libby Rhodes and Nico de Varona, unwilling halves of an unfathomable whole, who exert uncanny control over every element of physicality. Reina Mori, a naturalist, who can intuit the language of life itself. Parisa Kamali, a telepath who can traverse the depths of the subconscious, navigating worlds inside the human mind. Callum Nova, an empath easily mistaken for a manipulative illusionist, who can influence the intimate workings of a person’s inner self. Finally, there is Tristan Caine, who can see through illusions to a new structure of reality—an ability so rare that neither he nor his peers can fully grasp its implications.<br> <br> When the candidates are recruited by the mysterious Atlas Blakely, they are told they will have one year to qualify for initiation, during which time they will be permitted preliminary access to the Society’s archives and judged based on their contributions to various subjects of impossibility: time and space, luck and thought, life and death. Five, they are told, will be initiated. One will be eliminated. The six potential initiates will fight to survive the next year of their lives, and if they can prove themselves to be the best among their rivals, most of them will.</p>
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The Book of cold cases by Simone St. James | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Book of cold cases by Simone St. James</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3qeYwoC" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3qeYwoC</a></p> <p><strong>Most Anticipated Novel by PopSugar * Crime Reads * Goodreads *<br> <br> A true crime blogger gets more than she bargained for while interviewing the woman acquitted of two cold case slayings in this chilling new novel from the </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Sun Down Motel</strong></em><strong>.</strong><br> <br> In 1977, Claire Lake, Oregon, was shaken by the Lady Killer Murders: Two men, seemingly randomly, were murdered with the same gun, with strange notes left behind. Beth Greer was the perfect suspect—a rich, eccentric twenty-three-year-old woman, seen fleeing one of the crimes. But she was acquitted, and she retreated to the isolation of her mansion.<br> <br> Oregon, 2017<em>. </em>Shea Collins is a receptionist, but by night, she runs a true crime website, the Book of Cold Cases—a passion fueled by the attempted abduction she escaped as a child. When she meets Beth by chance, Shea asks her for an interview. To Shea’s surprise, Beth says yes.<br> <br> They meet regularly at Beth’s mansion, though Shea is never comfortable there. Items move when she’s not looking, and she could swear she’s seen a girl outside the window. The allure of learning the truth about the case from the smart, charming Beth is too much to resist, but even as they grow closer, Shea senses something isn’t right. Is she making friends with a manipulative murderer, or are there other dangers lurking in the darkness of the Greer house?</p>
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The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/37qj2vP" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/37qj2vP</a></p> <p><strong>The next electrifying novel from the #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author duo behind </strong><em><strong>The Wife Between Us.</strong></em><br> <strong><br> "Propulsive and thrilling....A page-turner that will keep you guessing until the very end." --Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of </strong><em><strong>Malibu Rising</strong></em><strong><br> <br> </strong>Wealthy Washington suburbanites Marissa and Matthew Bishop seem to have it all―until Marissa is unfaithful. Beneath their veneer of perfection is a relationship riven by work and a lack of intimacy. She wants to repair things for the sake of their eight-year-old son and because she loves her husband. Enter Avery Chambers.<br> <br> Avery is a therapist who lost her professional license. Still, it doesn’t stop her from counseling those in crisis, though they have to adhere to her unorthodox methods. And the Bishops are desperate.<br> When they glide through Avery’s door and Marissa reveals her infidelity, all three are set on a collision course. Because the biggest secrets in the room are still hidden, and it’s no longer simply a marriage that’s in danger.</p>
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The night shift by Alex Finlay | Book Review and Podcast
The night shift by Alex Finlay
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Gallant by V. E. Schwab | Book Review Podcast
<p>Gallant by V. E. Schwab | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3tKIt2z" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3tKIt2z</a></p> <p>“Seeking a place to call home, Olivia uncovers long-buried secrets after arriving at Gallant. . . . Olivia unravels the ominous secrets of both her family and the house, where ghouls lurk around every corner and the dilapidated garden gate calls to her. The evolving relationships between Olivia and her found family shine, and themes of freedom, the self, and belonging are well depicted. . . . The gripping writing and effective incorporation of horror elements, including haunting, inky artwork, are satisfyingly spine-tingling." -- <em><strong>Kirkus Reviews&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> “Olivia is elated to receive a letter from her uncle Arthur, inviting her to come live at Gallant, the Priors’ estate. Upon arriving, however, Olivia learns that Arthur is dead, and neither her ill-tempered cousin, Matthew, nor the manor’s kindly caretakers are expecting her. . . . [But] she’s determined to uncover the truth regarding her family’s past in this place. Evocative prose, eerie [black and white] artwork by Šumberac, and superbly rendered characters . . . elevate this affective, bone-chilling standalone from Schwab, which fuses Shirley Jackson’s gothic horror sensibilities with the warmth and dark whimsy of Neil Gaiman.” -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em> <strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> “Fourteen-year-old Olivia is grateful, if a little shocked, when she receives a letter from a previously unknown uncle inviting her to his manor estate, Gallant. . . . This story strikes just the right balance between menace and melancholy, and the undercurrent of grief running beneath the suspense and horror brings emotional nuance and deep sympathy for each character . . . Schwab’s exquisite prose is rich . . . A surefire hit . . . [for] any reader looking for a dark read on a stormy night.” -- Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books <strong>(starred review)</strong></p>
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Hook, Line and Sinker by Tessa Bailey | Book Review Podcast
<p>Hook, Line and Sinker by Tessa Bailey | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3HLFAno" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3HLFAno</a></p> <p><br></p> <p>“I put my entire life on hold the moment I opened <em>It Happened One Summe</em>r. I read it in one long, luxurious sitting, reading each page twice, not wanting to miss a moment, and dreading The End. I knew I was reading one of my new favorite books, and I will reread it for years to come, whenever I need a dose of small-town coziness and hard-bodied sea captains. Tessa disarms you with a laugh, heats things up past boiling, and then puts a squeeze inside your heart. The tenderness, vulnerability and heat I am always guaranteed with a Tessa Bailey book are the reasons she is one of my all-time favorite authors.”&nbsp; -- Sally Thorne, <em>USA Today </em>bestselling author of <em>Second First Impressions</em><br> <br> "Her voice feels as fresh and contemporary as a Netflix rom-com...&nbsp;&nbsp;Bailey writes&nbsp;banter and rom-com scenarios with aplomb, but for those who like their romance on the spicier side,&nbsp;she’s also the Michelangelo of dirty talk. She wields filth like Da Vinci does a paintbrush, and there’s a lot to be said for an author who can fill such exchanges with all the requisite heat, enthusiastic consent, and yes, even humor, of such a scenario without veering into corny territory." &nbsp; -- <em>Entertainment Weekly</em><br> <br> "Bailey’s plot is fast paced with plenty of humor laced throughout. Fox and Hannah are well-developed, likable characters with emotional depth that will resonate; they have a lot to overcome, but readers will be rooting for them."&nbsp; -- <em>Library Journal&nbsp;</em>(starred review &amp; Pick of the Month)<br> <br> "With her singular talent for writing romantic chemistry that is both sparkling sweet and explosively sexy, Tessa Bailey once again delivers—<em>It Happened One Summer </em>is everything I want in a modern romance, with two complicated, appealing leads, a setting that feels lived-in and also fresh, and storytelling you want to sink into even as you can’t stop turning pages. The total package from one of the genre’s very best." -- Kate Clayborn, author of <em>Love at First</em><br> <br> "Tessa Bailey writes pure magic! <em>It Happened One Summer</em> has everything you could want in a rom-com—heartwarming romance, laugh-out-loud humor, and scorching hot chemistry between the lovable socialite and sexy ship captain. I absolutely loved it!" -- Alexis Daria, bestselling author of <em>You Had Me at Hola</em></p>
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Court by Tracy Wolff | Book Review Podcast
<p>Court by Tracy Wolff | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/36qZNSs" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/36qZNSs</a></p> <p>"<strong>Can I rate this a million stars?</strong>&nbsp;I think so. This book is perfect in every sense of the word. It's the best book I've read so far. And will always be&nbsp;<strong>my favorite series of all time</strong>." -Pisces Book Nerd&nbsp;<br> <br> "<strong>Another amazing installment of the crave series</strong>!!!" -Sydney755&nbsp;<br> <br> "<strong>Tracy never ceases to amaze me!</strong>&nbsp;'Court' had everything I dreamed it would be, and then some!" -KimmBurr<br> <br> "<strong>I cried about five times and was left destroyed by the end.</strong> her writing filled my imagination with such joy." -Madelyn McKean Reads&nbsp;<br> <br> "<strong>I never want the crave series to end.</strong>" -Capricorn31&nbsp;<br> <br> "<strong>This is definitely one of my favorite series of all times, and I will never get tired of recommending it.</strong>" -Magnus Chase&nbsp;<br> <br> "<strong>This series has gotten stronger and stronger</strong>." -The Clavicule of AC&nbsp;<br> <br> "<strong>I love how strong Wolff writes her female main character</strong>." -The Next Gen Librarian&nbsp;<br> <br> "Wow this book was def worth the wait cause hot damn!&nbsp;<strong>Every page had me gasping or in shock of what was going on.</strong>" -BookishLove85</p>
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Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy | Jamie Raskin | Book Review Podcast
<p>Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy | Jamie Raskin | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3BrKN2g" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3BrKN2g</a></p> <p>“[An] extraordinary new memoir of an extraordinary year…It is hard to think of an American political figure for whom the past year brought stranger crosswinds: a tornado collision of chilling loss and rising moral leadership.” -- Vogue<br> <br> “<em>Unthinkable</em> is not a work of emotional austerity; rather, it is an unburdening, a howl, a devotional. The grief is nightmarish, but the love that suffuses the text is even more powerful—the love for family and a lost child, as well as a love for a fragile democracy. It takes its greatest inspiration from the idealism of Raskin’s son.” -- David Remnick, <em>The New Yorker</em><br> <br> “[Congressman Raskin] is, in addition to everything else, a really good writer. The blow-by-blow of January 6 is riveting. The passages about his son, and his own pain, are sometimes searing.” -- New Republic<br> <br> “[In <em>Unthinkable</em>] Congressman Jamie Raskin, D-Md., is on a journey — moving through layers of excruciating trauma and grief…The journey to make sense of Tommy's death and honor his life has added a new fuel for Raskin to right the wrongs of the Jan. 6 attack.” -- NPR</p>
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Good Girl Complex by Elle Kennedy is a delicious slow-burn | Book Review Podcast
<p>Good Girl Complex: By Elle Kennedy is a delicious slow-burn | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3GJOv8k" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3GJOv8k</a></p> <p>"With plenty of steam alongside the youthful romance, this winsome story about following one’s heart will especially appeal to hopeless romantics." ―<em>Publishers Weekly</em><br> <br> “Elle Kennedy’s ability to build a college town universe that is delicious, complicated and drama-filled, is unparalleled. Cooper and Mack were fire and ice. The push and pull, banter and high stakes made it impossible to put the book down. I read it in one sitting, and you will, too.” ―LJ Shen, <em>USA Today</em> and <em>Wall Street Journal</em> bestselling author<br> <br> “A deliciously sexy story with a wallop of emotions that sneaks up on you.” ―Vi Keeland, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author<br> <br> "Elle Kennedy delivers another sexy and addictive read, and my latest personal favorite from her! Love Cooper. Love Mackenzie. Love the twins!” ―Tijan, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author</p>
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Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz is a gothic historical fiction | Book Review Podcast
<p>Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz is a gothic historical fiction | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Join Community: <a href="Https://readers.gobookmart.com" target="_blank">Https://readers.gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3GwsPMJ" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3GwsPMJ</a></p> <p>"Schwartz's magical novel is at once gripping and tender, and the intricate plot is engrossing as the reader tries to solve the mystery. She doesn't miss a beat in either the characterization or action, scattering clues with a delicate, precise hand. This is, in the end, the story of the anatomy of the human heart." - <em>Booklist </em>(starred review)<br> <br> "A fast-paced, utterly engrossing tale of mystery, romance, and cadavers. Dana Schwartz deftly blends the historical with the supernatural, racing from macabre graveyards to Scottish castles with two compelling young heroes I dare you not to root for. I grinned, I gasped, I cried and ended this book breathless and craving more.” ―Alwyn Hamilton, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of the Rebel of the Sands series<br> <br> “Diabolically delightful. A love story, a murder mystery, and a horror novel bound up together in ghoulish stitches." ―Maureen Johnson, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of the Truly Devious trilogy<br> <br> "Lionhearted heroine you’ll root for from page one? Check. Dark academia vibes? Check. Cheeky romantic banter that will make you blush? Check, check and CHECK. Read this gripping, ridiculously clever tale only if you’re fully prepared to be haunted by its revelations about life and death while also swooning at the idea of flirting with someone in an open grave." ―Emma Lord, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of <em>You Have a Match </em>and <em>Tweet Cute</em><br> <br> "...an intimate look at how society decides who is worth healing and who is worth exploiting in the name of science. " - <em>Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books</em></p>
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The Overnight Guest by Heather Gudenkauf | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Overnight Guest by Heather Gudenkauf | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Community: <a href="https://readers.gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://readers.gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3uAk8P8" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3uAk8P8</a></p> <p>"Heather Gudenkauf is a master of suspense. Weaving together three narratives in an explosive and shocking denouement, <em>The Overnight Guest</em> will have you glued to the page and leave you wanting more." —<strong>Liv Constantine, international bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Last Mrs. Parrish</strong></em><br> <br> “<em>The Overnight Guest</em> is not only compelling, it’s addictive. Flawlessly plotted, the story unfolds in layers, each one more shocking than the last. I’ll be thinking about this book for a long time<strong>.” —Samantha Downing, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>My Lovely Wife</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>For Your Own Good</strong></em><br> <br> “Heather Gudenkauf’s <em>The Overnight Guest</em> is a tightly woven braid of a novel guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck and keep you turning the pages deep into the night. Set inside a storm that you will feel beating against your windows, the present and the past will collide in an ending you won’t see coming. Atmospheric, fast-paced and perfectly plotted, I devoured this and you will too.” <strong>—Catherine McKenzie, </strong><em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>I’ll Never Tell</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Please Join Us</strong></em><br> <br> “With <em>The Overnight Guest</em>, Heather Gudenkauf once again demonstrates she’s a true master of suspense. Atmospheric and claustrophobic, tense and twisted, this chiller will make you hold your breath as you turn the pages. Cancel your plans when you start reading this one because you won’t be able to put it down.” —<strong>Hannah Mary McKinnon, internationally bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Sister Dear</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>You Will Remember Me</strong></em><br> <br> "Chilling, gripping, and gaspingly surprising. The oh-so-talented&nbsp;Heather&nbsp;Gudenkauf&nbsp;has created a modern day <em>In Cold Blood.&nbsp;</em>Her unforgettable characters reveal a devastating story that will chill you to the bone, and then break your heart.&nbsp;With a brilliant structure, an authentic sense of place, and gorgeous storytelling, Gudenkauf proves she is the queen of the rural thriller."&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;—Hank Phillippi Ryan,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>USA Today </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Her Perfect Life</strong></em><br> <br> "An isolated farmhouse, a deadly snowstorm, and a small child found in the snow—those are the ingredients for Gudenkauf’s latest up-all-night thriller<em>.&nbsp;</em>Scrupulously plotted and layered with multiple narratives that culminate in some explosive surprises,&nbsp;<em>The Overnight Guest</em>&nbsp;is Gudenkauf at her best. A chilling and heart-stopping stunner."&nbsp;<strong>—Kimberly Belle, international bestselling author of</strong><em><strong>&nbsp;My Darling Husband</strong></em></p>
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Black cake by Charmaine Wilkerson is about family, love, pride, tradition, and lies | Book Review Podcast
<p>Black cake by Charmaine Wilkerson is about family, love, pride, tradition, and lies | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/331uxbp" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/331uxbp</a></p> <p>“<em>Black Cake</em> is a satisfying literary meal, heralding the arrival of a new novelist to watch.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Associated Press</strong></em><br> <br> “A&nbsp;stellar first-time entry from a talented new writer&nbsp;that’s full of food, surfing, and rich patois.”<strong>—BET</strong><br> <br> “Crafted with delicate intention&nbsp;and textured with a blend of perspectives.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Vulture</strong></em><em><br> </em><br> “I was instantly taken in by this multigenerational tale of identity, family, and the lifelong push and pull of home. This novel has a tremendous heart at its center, and I felt its beat on every page. What an extraordinary debut.”<strong>—Mary Beth Keane, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Ask Again, Yes<br> </strong></em><br> “Exquisite and expansive, <em>Black Cake </em>took ahold of me from the first page and didn’t let go. This is a novel about the formation and reformation of a family, and the many people, places, and events that can shape our inheritances without our knowing. A gripping, poignant debut from an important, new voice.”<strong>—Naima Coster, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>What’s Mine and Yours<br> </strong></em><br> “<em>Black Cake </em>has all the ingredients of the tastiest stories: secrets, romance, danger, and a cast of characters so real you want to scream at them one moment and hug them the next.”<strong>—Dawnie Walton, author of </strong><em><strong>The Final Revival of Opal &amp; Nev</strong></em><em><br> </em><br> “So beautifully written I’m struggling to believe it’s a debut . . . The cake is the glue that holds all the layers together and the scenes are so well drawn I could almost taste the cake, feel the warm sea on my skin.”<strong>—Nikki May, author of </strong><em><strong>Wahala</strong></em></p>
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Reminders of him by Colleen Hoover | Book Review Podcast
<p>Reminders of him by Colleen Hoover | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3g2IjNV" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://amzn.to/3g2IjNV</a></p> <p><strong>A troubled young mother yearns for a shot at redemption in this heartbreaking yet hopeful story from #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author Colleen Hoover.</strong></p> <p>After serving five years in prison for a tragic mistake, Kenna Rowan returns to the town where it all went wrong, hoping to reunite with her four-year-old daughter. But the bridges Kenna burned are proving impossible to rebuild. Everyone in her daughter’s life is determined to shut Kenna out, no matter how hard she works to prove herself.</p> <p>The only person who hasn’t closed the door on her completely is Ledger Ward, a local bar owner and one of the few remaining links to Kenna’s daughter. But if anyone were to discover how Ledger is slowly becoming an important part of Kenna’s life, both would risk losing the trust of everyone important to them.</p> <p>The two form a connection despite the pressure surrounding them, but as their romance grows, so does the risk. Kenna must find a way to absolve the mistakes of her past in order to build a future out of hope and healing.</p>
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Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins | Book Review Podcast
<p>Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3fMmD8i" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3fMmD8i</a></p> <p>"Evocative prose and a palpably foreboding atmosphere complement Lux’s present-tense narration, which Hawkins studs with flashbacks exposing the secrets, lies, and betrayals that brought each character to this point. Danger and interpersonal drama abound, with a slew of outrageous twists adding to the fun. A soapy, claustrophobic page-turner."<em>––Kirkus</em><br> <br> "Hawkins twists revenge, madness, and an increasingly menacing setting into a cleverly plotted nightmare in paradise. A must-read for fans of Ruth Ware."<em>––Booklist (starred)</em><br> <br> <em>"</em>With a gothic sense of foreboding and plenty of dark secrets...the plot builds to an explosive conclusion. Hawkins uses the tensions among her young, beautiful characters to take a look at the intersections of class and gender, but there are no innocent people in this treacherous paradise. Fans of the film <em>The Beach</em> and television's <em>Lost</em> will be enthralled."<em>––Shelf Awareness</em><br> <br> “After reinventing <em>Jane Eyre</em> in <em>The Wife Upstairs</em>, Rachel Hawkins is giving Agatha Christie's <em>And Then There Were None</em> a modern twist in <em>Reckless Girls</em>.”<em>––PopSugar</em><br> <br> "This fun and exciting tale of suspense that happens to be both topical <em>and</em> tropical...Hawkins keeps the fun, engaging writing style of <em>The Wife Upstairs</em>, but gives readers a totally different experience with <em>Reckless Girls―</em>a darker tone with higher stakes, more tension, and much edgier characters."<em>––The Nerd Daily</em></p>
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If this gets out: By Sophie Gonzales | Book Review Podcast
<p>If this gets out: By Sophie Gonzales | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3IfpvH1" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><strong>https://amzn.to/3IfpvH1</strong></a></p> <p>Eighteen-year-olds Ruben Montez and Zach Knight are two members of the boy-band Saturday, one of the biggest acts in America. Along with their bandmates, Angel Phan and Jon Braxton, the four are teen heartthrobs in front of the cameras and best friends backstage.<br> <br> But privately, the pressure to stay in the closet has Ruben confiding in Zach.<br> <br> On a whirlwind tour through Europe with an unrelenting schedule and minimal supervision, the two come to rely on each other more and more, and their already close friendship evolves into a romance. But when they decide they're ready to tell their fans and live freely, Zach and Ruben realize they will never truly have the support they need.<br> <br> How can they hold tight to each other when their whole world is coming apart?</p>
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A flicker in the dark: By Stacy Willingham | Book Review Podcast
<p>A flicker in the dark by Stacy Willingham</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3nwg51T" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://amzn.to/3nwg51T</a></p> <p><strong>“A smart, edge-of-your-seat story with plot twists you’ll never see coming. Stacy Willingham’s debut will keep you turning pages long past your bedtime.” ―Karin Slaughter</strong><br> <br> When Chloe Davis was twelve, six teenage girls went missing in her small Louisiana town. By the end of the summer, her own father had confessed to the crimes and was put away for life, leaving Chloe and the rest of her family to grapple with the truth and try to move forward while dealing with the aftermath.<br> <br> Now twenty years later, Chloe is a psychologist in Baton Rouge and getting ready for her wedding. While she finally has a fragile grasp on the happiness she’s worked so hard to achieve, she sometimes feels as out of control of her own life as the troubled teens who are her patients. So when a local teenage girl goes missing, and then another, that terrifying summer comes crashing back. Is she paranoid, seeing parallels from her past that aren't actually there, or for the second time in her life, is Chloe about to unmask a killer?<br> <br> From debut author Stacy Willingham comes a masterfully done, lyrical thriller, certain to be the launch of an amazing career.<em> A Flicker in the Dark </em>is eerily compelling to the very last page.</p>
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The maid by Nita Prose | Book Review Podcast
<p>The maid by Nita Prose</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3tlCB1p" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://amzn.to/3tlCB1p</a></p> <p><em><strong>GOOD MORNING AMERICA</strong></em><strong> BOOK CLUB PICK • </strong><em><strong>NEW YORK TIMES</strong></em><strong> EDITORS’ CHOICE •&nbsp;“A twist-and-turn whodunit, set in a five-star hotel, from the perspective of the maid who finds the body. Think </strong><em><strong>Clue</strong></em><strong>. Think page-turner.”—</strong><em><strong>Glamour</strong></em><strong><br> <br> ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022—</strong><em><strong>Glamour, W</strong></em><strong> magazine, </strong><em><strong>PopSugar, The Rumpus, Book Riot, CrimeReads</strong></em><br> <br> Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, codifying it into simple rules that Molly could live by.<br> <br> Since Gran died a few months ago, twenty-five-year-old Molly has been navigating life’s complexities all by herself. No matter—she throws herself with gusto into her work as a hotel maid. Her unique character, along with her obsessive love of cleaning and proper etiquette, make her an ideal fit for the job. She delights in donning her crisp uniform each morning, stocking her cart with miniature soaps and bottles, and returning guest rooms at the Regency Grand Hotel to a state of perfection.<br> <br> But Molly’s orderly life is upended the day she enters the suite of the infamous and wealthy Charles Black, only to find it in a state of disarray and Mr. Black himself dead in his bed. Before she knows what’s happening, Molly’s unusual demeanor has the police targeting her as their lead suspect. She quickly finds herself caught in a web of deception, one she has no idea how to untangle. Fortunately for Molly, friends she never knew she had unite with her in a search for clues to what really happened to Mr. Black—but will they be able to find the real killer before it’s too late?<br> <br> A <em>Clue</em>-like, locked-room mystery and a heartwarming journey of the spirit, <em>The Maid</em> explores what it means to be the same as everyone else and yet entirely different—and reveals that all mysteries can be solved through connection to the human heart.</p>
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At first light: by Barbara Nickless | Book Review Podcast
<p>At first light by Barbara Nickless</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3JlMJwD" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3JlMJwD</a></p> <p><strong>Ritual murder. Archaic clues. A visionary killer. In this heart-stopping novel by the </strong><em><strong>Wall Street Journal</strong></em><strong> and Amazon Charts bestselling author of the Sydney Rose Parnell series, words can kill.</strong></p> <p>On the muddy banks of the Calumet River, a body has been found posed next to a series of mysterious glyphs and bearing wounds from a ritualistic slaying. Chicago detective Addie Bisset knows only one man who can decipher the message left by the killer: her friend Dr. Evan Wilding. A brilliant forensic semiotician, Evan decodes the etchings as Viking Age runes. They suggest either human sacrifice or righteous punishment. But to what god? And for what sins?</p> <p>Only one thing is clear from the disturbing runic riddles: there are more victims to come.</p> <p>As Evan races to determine the identity of the Viking Poet, he and Addie uncover the killer’s most terrifying secret yet: the motive. This startling discovery puts Evan’s life in mortal danger, and verse by ancient verse, time is running out.</p>
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The Last Rose of Shanghai: By Weina Dai Randel | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Last Rose of Shanghai: By Weina Dai Randel | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3JbtJkl" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3JbtJkl</a></p> <p><strong>"Weina Dai Randel's poignant, sweeping love story paints a vibrant portrait of a little-known slice of World War II history. Not to be missed!"&nbsp;―Kate Quinn,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Rose Code</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Huntress</strong></em><br> <br> <strong>"A powerful story of the relationship between a Shanghai heiress and a Jewish refugee...one readers will never forget." ―Pam Jenoff,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Woman with the Blue Star</strong></em><br> <br> <strong>"A</strong><em><strong> must-read for historical fiction lovers. Filled with page-turning suspense and a poignant and unforgettable love story, Weina Dai Randel wholly immerses the reader in this richly detailed and powerfully drawn story."&nbsp;―Chanel Cleeton,&nbsp;New York Times&nbsp;and&nbsp;USA Today&nbsp;bestselling author</strong></em><br> <br> <strong>In Japanese-occupied Shanghai, two people from different cultures are drawn together by fate and the freedom of music...</strong><br> 1940. Aiyi Shao is a young heiress and the owner of a formerly popular and glamorous Shanghai nightclub. Ernest Reismann is a penniless Jewish refugee driven out of Germany, an outsider searching for shelter in a city wary of strangers. He loses nearly all hope until he crosses paths with Aiyi. When she hires Ernest to play piano at her club, her defiance of custom causes a sensation. His instant fame makes Aiyi's club once again the hottest spot in Shanghai. Soon they realize they share more than a passion for jazz—but their differences seem insurmountable, and Aiyi is engaged to another man.<br> As the war escalates, Aiyi and Ernest find themselves torn apart, and their choices between love and survival grow more desperate. In the face of overwhelming odds, a chain of events is set in motion that will change both their lives forever.<br> From the electrifying jazz clubs to the impoverished streets of a city under siege, <em>The Last Rose of Shanghai</em> is a timeless, sweeping story of love and redemption.</p>
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A History of Wild Places: by Shea Ernshaw | Book Review Podcast
<p>A History of Wild Places: by Shea Ernshaw | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3DZrRHL" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3DZrRHL</a></p> <p>“A gorgeously written tale of a community frozen in time and falling headlong into darkness. The plot twists will leave you breathless.” ― <em>Jennie Melamed, author of Gather the Daughters</em><br> <br> “Dark and atmospheric, <em>A History of Wild Places</em> is a twisting, engrossing delight. Ernshaw’s skillful mix of mystery, psychological thriller, and paranormal-tinged drama keeps the ground shifting beneath her characters and readers. What a wonderful rabbit hole to fall down.” ― <em>Erika Swyler, author of Light From Other Stars and The Book of Speculation</em><br> <br> "An entirely enthralling novel, a true history of a world that pulls the reader into its depths. It is darkly rich in its setting, and its visual, visceral, and absorbing moments are both haunting and rewarding to the reader.” ― <em>Phoebe Wynne, author of Madam</em><br> <br> “A riveting, atmospheric thriller that messes with your mind in the best way. Shea Ernshaw knows what she’s doing.” ― <em>Laini Taylor, New York Times bestselling author of Strange the Dreamer</em><br> <br> “As spine-chilling as it is beautifully crafted, <em>A History of Wild Places</em> will have you compulsively checking your pulse and the whites of your eyes. It will almost certainly make you reconsider that walk in the woods, or at least, compel you to leave a trail of breadcrumbs in your wake.” ― <em>Ruth Emmie Lang, author of Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance</em><br> <br> "<em>A History of Wild Places</em> is as eerie and enticing as a gingerbread house in a dark forest. My advice? Gobble up the whole thing. This book will enchant you with its delicious, dangerous magic." ― <em>Abby Geni, author of The Lightkeepers and The Wildlands</em></p>
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Comfort Me With Apples: By Catherynne M. Valente | Book Review Podcast
<p>Comfort Me With Apples: By Catherynne M. Valente | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3oOZMOK" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3oOZMOK</a></p> <p><em><strong>Comfort Me With Apples</strong></em><strong> is a terrifying new thriller from bestseller Catherynne M. Valente, for fans of </strong><em><strong>Gone Girl </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>Spinning Silver</strong></em><br> <br> Sophia was made for him. Her perfect husband. She can feel it in her bones. He is perfect. Their home together in Arcadia Gardens is perfect. Everything is perfect.</p>
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You'll Be The Death of Me: By Karen M. McManus | Book Review Podcast
<p>You'll Be The Death of Me by Karen M. McManus</p> <p>Ivy, Mateo, and Cal used to be close. Now all they have in common is Carlton High and the beginning of a very bad day.&nbsp;Type A Ivy lost a student council election to the class clown, and now she has to face the school, humiliated. Heartthrob Mateo is burned out from working two jobs since his family’s business failed. And outsider Cal just got stood up . . . again.&nbsp;<br> <br> So when the three unexpectedly run into each other, they decide to avoid their problems by ditching. Just the three of them, like old times. Except they’ve barely left the parking lot before they run out of things to say. . .&nbsp;<br> <br> . . . until they spot another Carlton High student skipping school—and follow him to the scene of his own murder. In one chance move, their day turns from dull to deadly. And it’s about to get worse. It turns out Ivy, Mateo, and Cal still have some things in common...like a connection to the dead kid. And they’re all hiding something.&nbsp;<br> <br> Could it be that their chance reconnection wasn’t by chance after all?</p>
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Everything We Didn't Say: By Nicole Baart | Book Review Podcast
<p>Everything We Didn't Say by Nicole Baart</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3E438mm">https://amzn.to/3E438mm</a></p> <p><strong>From the author of </strong><em><strong>Little Broken Things</strong></em><strong>, a “race-to-the-finish family drama” (</strong><em><strong>People</strong></em><strong>) following a mother who must confront the dark summer that changed her life forever in order to reclaim the daughter she left behind.</strong></p>
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All Her Little Secrets: By Wanda M. Morris | Book Review Podcast
<p>All Her Little Secrets By Wanda M. Morris | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3omIeYP" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3omIeYP</a></p> <p>“Wanda M. Morris hits all the right notes in <em>All Her Little Secrets</em>, a taut, sleek thriller that’s also a searing story about the secrets we can never manage to leave behind. A stunning debut.” -- Alafair Burke, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author<br> <br> "It's hard to know just how far you might go to protect yourself&nbsp;<em>and</em> your secrets... but it's remarkably easy to get swept up into this razor-sharp workplace thriller. At times deeply disturbing and all the while gripping, <em>All Her Little Secrets</em> is a refreshing whodunnit that will keep you guessing—and second-guessing—from start to finish." -- Zakiya Dalila Harris, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of <em>The Other Black Girl</em><br> <br> "Wanda M. Morris' <em>All Her Little Secrets</em> is that rare debut novel that doesn't miss a beat—expertly plotted, beautifully written, and so compelling I read it in one sitting.&nbsp;Fans of Attica Locke and Celeste Ng, take note!" -- Wendy Corsi Staub, New York Times bestselling author of <em>The Other Family</em><br> <br> "<em>All Her Little Secrets</em> is a truly remarkable debut—an expertly paced thriller with terrific twists, as well as depth, heart and conscience...not to mention the smart, complicated Ellice Littlejohn, a protagonist who kept me turning pages well into the night." -- Alison Gaylin, <em>USA Today</em> bestselling author of <em>The Collective</em></p>
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Within These Wicked Walls: By Lauren Blackwood | Book Review Podcast
<p>Within These Wicked Walls By Lauren Blackwood | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3nSH1s3" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3nSH1s3</a></p> <p>"Blackwood’s eerie, evocative debut fully embraces its gothic lineage and brings a welcome contemporary feel. The book is sure to lure readers in with the promise of hair-raising chills and passionate romance."<em> -</em><strong> THE BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS</strong><br> <br> "Mesmerizing." - <strong>BUZZFEED</strong>, "18 Horror Novels About Ghosts You Won’t Put Down"<br> <br> "If you’re a fan of intricate lore-filled magic systems, Blackwood has you covered. She crafts a truly terrifying take on Brontë while bringing a unique voice all her own to the page-turning proceedings." - <strong>NERDIST</strong><br> <br> "<em>Within These Wicked Walls</em> is an indulgently Gothic fairy tale, comparable in mastery with <em>Mexican Gothic</em> and <em>Jane Eyre</em>. An intricate magic system, a grimly humorous Black heroine, AND a heart-thumping romance? This book leaves nothing wanting." - <strong>Jordan Ifueko, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Raybearer</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>Within These Wicked Walls</em> adds a haunting new landscape and a chilling curse to Jane Eyre’s magnetic romance and searing chemistry. A Gothic retelling, and a true original." - <strong>Anna Bright, author of </strong><em><strong>The Beholder</strong></em><br> <br> "Fierce, eerie and heartfelt by turns, <em>Within These Wicked Walls</em> is a romantic and spine-chilling reimagining of a classic. I loved every creepy, swoon-worthy moment of it." - <strong>Laura E. Weymouth, author of </strong><em><strong>The Light Between Worlds<br> <br> </strong></em>"Lauren Blackwood's <em>Within These Wicked Walls </em>is the <em>Jane Eyre </em>retelling I didn't know I needed, and everything I needed it to be. Atmospheric and moody, with sharp subtle humor and romance, Andromeda's story is engrossing and unputdownable. This <em>Jane Eyre</em> isn't your average classroom read; it is so much more than that." - <strong>Rachel Simon, Newton Free Library</strong></p>
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Her Perfect Family: By Teresa Driscoll | Book Review Podcast
<p>Her Perfect Family By Teresa Driscoll | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3BvX2cm" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3BvX2cm</a></p> <p><strong>A gripping psychological thriller from the bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>I Am Watching You</strong></em><strong>. The perfect family? Or the perfect lie?</strong></p> <p>It’s their daughter’s graduation and Rachel and Ed Hartley are expecting it to be one of their family’s happiest days. But when she stumbles and falls on stage during the ceremony, a beautiful moment turns to chaos: Gemma has been shot, and just like that, she’s fighting for her life.</p> <p>PI Matthew Hill is one of the first on the scene. A cryptic message Gemma received earlier in the day suggests someone close to her was about to be exposed. But who? As Matthew starts to investigate, he finds more and more layers obscuring the truth. He even begins to suspect the Hartleys are hiding something big—from him and from each other.</p> <p>While Gemma lies in hospital in a coma, her would-be killer is still out there. Can Matthew unravel the family’s secrets before the attacker strikes again?</p>
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Once Upon A Broken Heart: By Stephanie Garber | Book Review Podcast
<p>Once Upon A Broken Heart By Stephanie Garber | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3CjsxaN" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3CjsxaN</a></p> <p>'“Enchanting, intriguing, and delightfully whimsical, <em>Once Upon a Broken Heart </em>grabbed hold of me and wouldn’t let go. Evangeline is a cunning heroine, and Jacks never stopped surprising me. I couldn’t put it down.” ―<strong>Brigid Kemmerer, author of the Cursebreakers series</strong><br> <br> “It’s hard not to be enchanted by any tale Stephanie Garber chooses to write, with her masterful storytelling, and her infuriating way of fooling with our pulse rates. A guileless, heartbroken heroine plays with fate incarnate―the bad boy Jacks―in the dreamy, topsy-turvy world of the Magnificent North. <em>Once Upon a Broken Heart</em> casts a spell that you won't soon want to be broken.” ―<strong>Stacey Lee, author of </strong><em><strong>Luck of the Titanic</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “A wildly imaginative, romantic story where true love and deadly kisses collide and bargains with the Prince of Hearts come with a steep price. <em>Once Upon A Broken Heart</em> is an unputdownable fairy tale where Garber’s imagination sparkles like the magnificent North. Readers will delight in each whimsical and thrilling page.” ―<strong>Kerri Maniscalco, author of </strong><em><strong>Kingdom of the Wicked</strong></em><br> <br> “A dazzling mix of mystery, romance, and magic.” ―<strong>Karen M. McManus, author of </strong><em><strong>One of Us Is Lying</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “<em>Once Upon a Broken Heart </em>confirms that Stephanie Garber is the queen of fairy tales. I stepped into her world and got happily lost in the delicious magic, deceit, and passion.” ―<strong>Mary E. Pearson, author of </strong><em><strong>Dance of Thieves<br> </strong></em><br> “A lushly written story with an intriguing heart.” ―<em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Garber enchants readers with exquisitely imagined worldbuilding and her trademark heady romance.” ―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Garber, best known for her lush and poetic Caraval series, will no doubt have readers flocking to this new series. The potential for coming installments is huge, as the glimmers of a larger world introduced in this volume are sure to stoke reader curiosity.” ―<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p>
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Three sisters: By Heather Morris | Book Review Podcast
<p>Three sisters By Heather Morris | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3jHyirw" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3jHyirw</a></p> <p><strong>From Heather Morris, the </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of the multi-million copy bestseller </strong><em><strong>The Tattooist of Auschwitz</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Cilka's Journey</strong></em><strong>: a story of family, courage, and resilience, inspired by a true story.</strong><br> <br> Against all odds, three Slovakian sisters have survived years of imprisonment in the most notorious death camp in Nazi Germany: Auschwitz. Livia, Magda, and Cibi have clung together, nearly died from starvation and overwork, and the brutal whims of the guards in this place of horror. But now, the allies are closing in and the sisters have one last hurdle to face: the death march from Auschwitz, as the Nazis try to erase any evidence of the prisoners held there. Due to a last minute stroke of luck, the three of them are able to escape formation and hide in the woods for days before being rescued.<br> <br> And this is where the story begins. From there, the three sisters travel to Israel, to their new home, but the battle for freedom takes on new forms. Livia, Magda, and Cibi must face the ghosts of their past--and some secrets that they have kept from each other--to find true peace and happiness.<br> <br> Inspired by a true story, and with events that overlap with those of Lale, Gita, and Cilka, <em>The Three Sisters</em> will hold a place in readers' hearts and minds as they experience what true courage really is.</p>
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Payback's a Witch: By Lana Harper | Book Review Podcast
<p>Payback's a Witch By Lana Harper | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3138Je5" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3138Je5</a></p> <p>“<em>Payback's a Witch</em> is like the first Halloween wind through the corn: brisk, breezy, and altogether refreshing.&nbsp; This is a sweet, charming read, absolutely designed to be enjoyed on a crisp fall evening. I want to go to Thistle Grove. My greatest regret about this book is that it isn't a five-season TV show that I can already sit down and just <em>binge</em>.”—Seanan McGuire, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author<br> <br> "A sexy, charming, and completely magical romance full of sparkling dialogue and loveable characters. Emmy’s quest to find out where she belongs is so relatable, with some spells and supernatural elements included to spice things up. And Emmy’s hometown, Thistle Grove, is so enchanting that I found myself wishing I could plan a visit! Reading <em>Payback's a Witch</em> is like curling up with a big mug of cider on a perfect autumn day."—Kerry Winfrey, author of <em>Very Sincerely Yours</em><br> <br> "No tricks, all treat! Lana Harper’s debut <em>Payback's a Witch</em> is a compulsively fun read.”—Jacqueline Carey, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of the Kushiel’s Legacy series<br> <br> "Harper makes her adult debut with a queer rom-com that bewitches from the very first page...This magical joyride manages to feel both vibrantly current and timelessly mystical while avoiding the typical queer rom-com stereotypes. Combining <em>John Tucker Must Die</em> with a helping of an adult <em>Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire</em> and a dash of <em>Charmed</em>, this addictive concoction begs for adaptation."—<em>Publishers Weekly, </em>starred review</p>
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A shadow in the Ember: By Jennifer L. Armentrout | Book Review Podcast
<p>A shadow in the Ember By Jennifer L. Armentrout | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3b2zrFv" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3b2zrFv</a></p> <p><em><strong>#1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout returns with book one of the all-new, compelling Flesh and Fire series—set in the beloved Blood and Ash world.</strong></em><br> <br> <br> Born shrouded in the veil of the Primals, a Maiden as the Fates promised, Seraphena Mierel’s future has never been hers. <em>Chosen</em> before birth to uphold the desperate deal her ancestor struck to save his people, Sera must leave behind her life and offer herself to the Primal of Death as his Consort.<br> <br> <br> However, Sera’s real destiny is the most closely guarded secret in all of Lasania—she’s not the well protected Maiden but an assassin with one mission—one target. Make the Primal of Death fall in love, become his weakness, and then…end him. If she fails, she dooms her kingdom to a slow demise at the hands of the Rot.</p>
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Sankofa: By Chibundu Onuzo | Book Review Podcast
<p>Sankofa By Chibundu Onuzo | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3b1AvJt" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3b1AvJt</a></p> <p>“Uniquely layered and lovingly written.” —Karla Strand, <em>Ms. Magazine<br> <br> </em>“Chibundu Onuzo offers a stirring narrative about family, our capacity to change and the need to belong.” —Annabel Gutterman, <em>TIME<br> <br> </em>“Beautifully written, this is a literary love story from a daughter to a father—and shows the disappointment that can come with that relationship.” —Zibby Owens, <em>Katie Couric Media<br> <br> </em>“In Bamana, a fictionalized West African country, Onuzo is probably at her narrative best. We . . . find ourselves in a setting that fires up the senses and offers up an opportunity for us to get to know Anna better . . . Sankofa means not only to retrieve but also to do so in the spirit of taking something good from the past to better the future. Like her protagonist, the writer Onuzo boldly attempts this in her new novel.” —Angela Ajayi, <em>Minneapolis</em> <em>Star Tribune<br> <br> </em>“With wit, humor, and heart, Onuzo spins a page-turner centered on a woman in search of her past . . . Taking on questions of race, belonging and heritage, Onuzo writes with gusto and beautifully illuminates what Sankofa means: ‘a mythical bird . . . it flies forward with its head facing back.’” —Al Woodworth, <em>Amazon Book Review<br> <br> </em>“Onuzo’s clean prose highlights the novel’s hopeful contours.” —Estelle Tang, <em>BuzzFeed<br> <br> </em>"<em>Sankofa</em> is a vivid exploration of finding one’s place in the world, while confronting the demons brought on by our parentage." —Sarah Stiefvater, <em>PureWow</em></p>
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No Cure for Being Human: And Other Truths I Need to Hear by Kate Bowler | Book Review Podcast
<p>No Cure for Being Human: And Other Truths I Need to Hear by Kate Bowler | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/2Zjh7FK" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/2Zjh7FK</a></p> <p>“With grace, wisdom, and humor, Kate Bowler encourages us to cut back on self-help Kool-Aid and teaches us what it means to be human.”<strong>—Adam Grant, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Think Again</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Kate Bowler has paid through the nose to become a writer of uncommon spiritual wisdom, coupled with an amazing sense of humor and a heart full of love. She fills me with hope.”<strong>—Anne Lamott, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Dusk, Light, Dawn</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Kate Bowler refuses to jump on the bandwagon of toxic positivity. Instead, she leads us to a truer truth: The work is unfinishable, and so be it.”<strong>—Kelly Corrigan, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author, host of the podcast </strong><em><strong>Kelly Corrigan Wonders</strong></em><strong> and PBS’s </strong><em><strong>Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan<br> </strong></em><strong><br> </strong>“Kate Bowler is the rare author who can explore difficult subjects with both breathtaking honesty and lightheartedness. She brings profound insight and love to the human experience.”<strong>—Gretchen Rubin, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Happiness Project</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “In a culture that asks us to constantly strive and improve, Kate Bowler recognizes that our own pain is neither an aberration nor an opportunity but a fact of life. There is nobody on earth who sees our humanity quite like Kate Bowler.”<strong>—Nora McInerny, creator and host of the podcast </strong><em><strong>Terrible, Thanks for Asking</strong></em><em><br> </em><br> “Those in need of a wake-up call will find it in this breathtaking narrative. . . . Bowler’s strong faith is present throughout, though the writing, refreshingly, never feels overtly religious. . . . Her convictions underscore the importance of living life on one’s own terms.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><strong> (starred review)<br> </strong><br> “With hilarity and courage, Bowler tells the story of being diagnosed with stage-four cancer at age thirty-five, which forced her to re-examine the way she (and we) live our lives. This is a brilliant examination of what happens when everything you assumed is suddenly in question.”<strong>—Lori Gottlieb, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Maybe You Should Talk to Someone</strong></em></p>
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My Monticello: By Jocelyn Nicole Johnson | Book Review Podcast
<p>My Monticello By Jocelyn Nicole Johnson | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/2Z9aTID" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/2Z9aTID</a></p> <p>“The narrative is bold, harrowing and unfolds with urgency. Johnson’s collection is . . . concerned with issues surrounding racial identity and the legacies of slavery and racism. Together they create an unnerving portrait of a country wrestling with its ugly past and present.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Time</strong></em><br> <br> “<em>My Monticello</em> announces the arrival of an electric new literary voice in Johnson, an emerging master of the short story form.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Esquire</strong></em><br> <br> “This collection of stories harmoniously weds the ugly with the beautiful, the terrifying and the brave, the disappointing and the hopeful, and makes for a brilliant debut.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Ms.</strong></em><br> <br> “It should come as no surprise then that the book has received advance praise from literary superstars like Colson Whitehead, Roxane Gay, and Charles Yu. Johnson’s fairly slim volume never feels slight in the least, as the stories contained within overflow with poise, maturity, and originality. The title story, “My Monticello,” may be the star of the show, but every single one of the six stories in Johnson’s collection brings something brand-new to the table, showcasing the writer’s indelible talent and reminding us that we’re going to be reading her work for a long time to come.”<br> <strong>―Shondaland</strong><br> <br> “History is the new dystopia. It’s where our best writers are finding the language to talk about the legacy of colonization and immigration. <em>My Monticello</em> (Holt, $26.99, Oct. 5), Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s enthralling debut, only sounds thuddingly obvious: Its title novella tells the story of a group of Charlottesville residents (including ancestors of slaves) who hole up in Thomas Jefferson’s home during a white-supremacist siege. What you actually get is a reminder of a time when a fiction writer could make their name on a single story alone.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Chicago Tribune</strong></em></p>
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Dark and Shallow Lies: By Ginny Myers Sain | Book Review Podcast
<p>Dark and Shallow Lies By Ginny Myers Sain | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3G2iZDp" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3G2iZDp</a></p> <p>* “Dreamy prose conjures a mythical Southern Gothic atmosphere, mixing violence with a Byronic characterization of Elora’s stepbrother Hart. Taut pacing builds sustained terror on the page with each successive suspect in this formidable debut.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><strong>, starred review</strong><br> <br> “Murky waters, hidden gators, and nasty cottonmouths match the setting to its darkly unsettling story….Fans of Brenna Yovanoff’s <em>Fiendish</em> or Natalie C. Parker’s <em>Beware the Wild</em> will find this atmospheric thriller deeply satisfying.” <strong>–BCCB</strong><br> <br> "A&nbsp;darkly atmospheric mystery set in the bayous of Louisiana."<strong>—</strong> <em><strong>School Library Journal</strong></em><br> <br> “Haunting and arresting, this is one stunning debut. Ginny Myers Sain has written a totally engrossing small-town mystery&nbsp;about what happens when you finally dig up long-buried secrets.” <strong>—Jessica Goodman, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of</strong> <em><strong>They'll Never Catch Us</strong></em><br> <br> “Don’t even try to resist—Ginny Myers Sain will lure you into the spellbinding world of the deep Louisiana bayou with this riveting missing girl mystery populated by a bewitching cast of characters; spun to life in lush, atmospheric prose; and teeming with a dark mythology that is part folklore, part psychic mysticism, and entirely compelling.” <strong>—Kit Frick, author of</strong> <em><strong>I Killed Zoe Spanos</strong></em><br> <br> “Enchanting and chilling at once, you’ll instantly get sucked into this atmospheric tale of kindred spirits brimming with secrets that could tear them apart. Ginny Myers Sain’s haunting, lush, lyrical prose will keep you captivated till the end.” <strong>—Diana Urban, author of </strong><em><strong>All Your Twisted Secrets</strong></em></p>
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White Smoke: By Tiffany D Jackson | Book Review Podcast
<p>White Smoke By Tiffany D Jackson | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3DTRXwa" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3DTRXwa</a></p> <p>"Compelling; Jackson excels in writing books steeped in social commentary."<br> -- <em>Kirkus Reviews</em><br> <br> "In another ripped-from-the-headlines novel, Jackson takes readers through a heart-pounding thriller exploring physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, misogynoir, and rape culture... this novel is sure to initiate important conversations while delivering an engrossing story." -- Horn Book Magazine<br> <br> "Jackson draws on the R. Kelly case to effectively depict the tightening noose of an abusive relationship, enhanced here by Korey’s wealth and fame…A grim tale that shows how thin a glossy exterior can be."&nbsp;&nbsp; -- Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books<br> <br> "Tiffany D. Jackson has penned a riveting, powerful love story to Black girlhood and a haunting reminder of the ways in which their innocence is often stolen. Remarkable, suspenseful, and gut-wrenching,&nbsp;<em>Grown</em>&nbsp;is a masterfully told story that stays with you long after you put it down." -- Angie Thomas,&nbsp;#1&nbsp;<em>New York Times&nbsp;</em>bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>The Hate U Give&nbsp;</em>and&nbsp;<em>On the Come Up</em><br> <br> “With a gripping plot and punch-to-the-heart stakes, Tiffany D. Jackson’s&nbsp;<em>Grown</em>&nbsp;exposes the underbelly of a tough conversation—the seductive abuse of older men who prey on teen girls—providing a searing examination of misogynoir, rape culture, and the vulnerability of young black girls. Groundbreaking, heart wrenching, and essential reading for all in the #MeToo era.”&nbsp; -- Dhonielle Clayton,&nbsp;<em>New York Times</em>&nbsp;bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>The Belles</em></p>
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Eight Perfect Hours: By Lia Louis | Book Review Podcast
<p>Eight Perfect Hours By Lia Louis | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3jbMk4z" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3jbMk4z</a></p> <p>"Oh, what a joy this book is! Lia Louis is such a talent. It's a beautiful, intricately woven story, so romantic and so charming. I loved Noelle immediately, with her kindness and her patience and her rescued supermarket flowers." -- Beth O'Leary, internationally bestselling author of THE ROAD TRIP<br> <br> "Delightful. A gorgeous, romantic tale about fate and second chances." -- Sophie Cousens, New York Times bestselling author of THIS TIME NEXT YEAR<br> <br> "The sweetest, most romantic, most heartwarming book." -- Marian Keyes, internationally bestselling author of GROWN UPS<br> <br> "Eight perfect hours of escapist, romantic, life affirming bliss."&nbsp; -- Gillian McAllister, internationally bestselling author of HOW TO DISAPPEAR<br> <br> "Louis (<em>Dear Emmie Blue</em>) fills this sweet romance with twists of fate and rich emotional considerations&nbsp;. . .&nbsp;Witty moments and a delightful supporting cast&nbsp;. . .&nbsp;Fans of clean contemporary romances will find plenty to enjoy." ― <em>Publishers Weekly</em></p>
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Kingdom of the Cursed: By Kerri Maniscalco | Book Review Podcast
<p>Kingdom of the Cursed By Kerri Maniscalco | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3DO8kdz" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3DO8kdz</a></p> <p>"An intoxicating, tightly plotted feast for the senses with a dramatic cliffhanger."―<em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><br> <br> "Lyrical writing and an immersive atmosphere accompany a well-built world rooted in 19th-century Palermo, especially evocative descriptions of food prepared in the family's restaurant, while intriguing plot twists round off the novel."―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> "The characters are richly drawn; the worldbuilding is smart, based on historical events and infused with magic; and the page-turning plot is a force to be reckoned with. Food, family, magic, and romance are threaded into this propulsive story, making it a thrilling, wondrous, and atmospheric tale."―<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p>
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Empire of the Vampire: By Jay Kristoff | Book Review Podcast
<p>Empire of the Vampire By Jay Kristoff | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3mXQI85" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3mXQI85</a></p> <p>“Jay Kristoff’s latest dark fantasy, <em>Empire of the Vampire</em>, is a gothic bloodbath that will leave any reader―including this one―breathless. The story is a vast apocalyptic canvas, reminiscent of Justin Cronin’s <em>The Passage</em>, even Stephen King’s <em>The Stand</em>, yet Kristoff’s work stands on its own ruthless merit as the opening gambit of a richer tale yet to unfold. I can’t wait to return again to this rich, lush, and bloody world. Until then, read this book now!” ―James Rollins, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Last Odyssey</em> and <em>The Starless Crown</em><br> <br> "With <em>Empire of the Vampire</em>, Jay Kristoff has once again shown why he is a master storyteller. Gabriel de León is a complex and complicated new hero for Jay’s legion of fans, and soon-to-be fans… I absolutely cannot wait to share this book with my friends and fellow book lovers." ―Sarah Danforth, Towne Book Center (Collegeville, PA)<br> <br> "<em>Empire of the Vampire</em> is an epic marvel! …This is the best book that Jay Kristoff has written. He is a master storyteller …This is a story of vampires and heroes, of love and sorrow, of friendship and loss, of joy and devastation. It is a story of death and darkness, but if you look closely you will find a thread of hope that shines brighter than the sun." ―Meghan Vanderlee, Schuler Books (Grand Rapids, MI)<br> <br> "Kristoff's multifaceted exploration of morality is enticing and complex." ―<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p>
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Under the Whispering Door: By TJ Klune | Book Review Podcast
<p>Under the Whispering Door By TJ Klune | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3iY26zQ" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3iY26zQ</a></p> <p>“There is so much to enjoy in <em>Under the Whispering Door</em>, but what I cherish the most is its compassion for the little things―a touch, a glance, a precious piece of dialogue―healing me, telling me that for all the strangenesses I hold, I am valued, valid―and maybe even worthy of love.” ―Ryka Aoki, <em>Light from Uncommon Stars</em><br> <br> “A warm hug of a book about a Grinch of a man who dies and a ferryman, who helps the dead in their journey onwards. <em>Under the Whispering Door</em> is a kind book, full of faith in the goodness of people, full of kind people showing how compassion is a strength. It broke my heart with its unflinching understanding that grief never goes away, never empties, only settles into the room of your soul like a strange souvenir. And then it healed me in the next breath.” ―Cassandra Khaw, author of <em>Nothing But Blackened Teeth</em><br> <br> “Tenderness, wit, and skillful worldbuilding elevate this delightful tale. Fans of queer fantasy won’t want to miss this.” ―<em>Publishers Weekly<br> </em><br> “Is it possible to fall in love with someone’s imagination? If so, consider me fully smitten. TJ Klune creates worlds where fear and threat can be conquered by kindness, and a tender, queer heart is more valuable than any weapon or power.” ―David Levithan<br> <br> “The latest by Lambda Literary Award winner Klune is a winning story about grief, loss, and moving on. Readers will cry and be charmed by his wonderful characters.” ―<em>Library Journal</em><br> <br> “Klune's latest is a sweet tale of grief and second chances, and a ghost story about not giving up on even the most lost of souls.” ―<em>Booklist</em></p>
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Iron Widow: By Xiran Jay Zhao | Book Review Podcast
<p>Iron Widow By Xiran Jay Zhao | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/blog/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/blog/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3FDWgxe" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3FDWgxe</a></p> <p>"[An]&nbsp;incredible novel, fun and exciting, sometimes horrible to read, but in all the ways that make you fall in love with a character." <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Tor.com</strong></em><br> <br> "Like its ferocious heroine, <em>Iron Widow</em> is brutal, bloodthirsty, and full of rage. Zetian's fight to shatter patriarchal definitions of power makes for a truly thrilling read." —<strong>Julie C. Dao, author of </strong><em><strong>Forest of a Thousand Lanterns<br> <br> </strong></em>"A primal scream of a book, <em>Iron Widow</em> delivers on all that fury and more, combining meticulous pacing and brilliant world building to make a truly epic read."<strong> </strong><em><strong>—</strong></em><strong>E.K. Johnston, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Aetherbound<br> <br> </strong></em>“Zetian is the take-no-prisoners heroine you’ll love to cheer on as she crushes everyone who tries to bring her down.” —<strong>Rebecca Schaeffer, author of </strong><em><strong>Not Even Bones<br> <br> </strong></em>"A bold and brash story that will grab you by the throat from page one. Zhao expertly weaves a story that polishes off classic&nbsp;sci-fi themes and re-imagines them in a lush futuristic world inspired by Ancient China. With an unapologetic heroine who pushes so far beyond the boundaries of expectations, the reader will go on a journey of twists and turns that will make them gasp with each page turn. Thrilling, heart-wrenching, and epic!” <strong>—Kat Cho,&nbsp;internationally bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Vicious Spirits</strong></em><br> <br> "In <em>Iron Widow, </em>Zhao crafts a thrilling, brutal&nbsp;tale with jaw-dropping action and a fierce and unyielding heroine. Zetian is unstoppable, and I dare you not to cheer her on." <strong>—Elizabeth Lim, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Spin the Dawn</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>Iron Widow</em> is a gut punch from the very first pages. The action is riveting. The story relentless. The heroine ruthless and unapologetic. Zetian is here to set the world on fire, and her pursuit of vengeance is thrilling and empowering to behold. Sit back and enjoy the show—and stay the hell out of her way." <strong>—Nicki Pau Preto, author of </strong><em><strong>Crown of Feathers</strong></em><br> <br> "A searing, cinematic, gut-punch of a tale, <em>Iron Widow</em> is both wickedly fun and brutally incisive when it comes to the Chinese history and culture it draws inspiration from. There’s no resisting Wu Zetian; once she sinks her claws in you, you’ll be racing alongside her to a shocking, subversive end." <strong>—Joan He, </strong><em><strong>New York Times–</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Ones We're Meant to Find<br> <br> </strong></em>"Absolutely epic. This is the historical-inspired, futuristic sci-fi mash-up of my wildest dreams. <em>Iron&nbsp;Widow</em> charges headfirst into a world of giant mechas and uncompromising characters. The brutal beauty of Xiran Jay Zhao’s writing kept me glued to the page from start to finish." <strong>—Chloe Gong, </strong><em><strong>New York Times–</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>These Violent Delights</strong></em></p>
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Defy The Night: By Brigid Kemmerer | Book Review Podcast
<p>Defy The Night By Brigid Kemmerer | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3BvttZ8" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3BvttZ8</a></p> <p>“Has everything you'd want in a retelling of a classic fairy tale.” ―<em>Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of A SPARK OF LIGHT and SMALL GREAT THINGS, on A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY</em><br> <br> “Absolutely spellbinding.” ―<em>Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of CARAVAL and LEGENDARY, on A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY</em><br> <br> “I couldn't get this creative, suspenseful take on 'Beauty and the Beast' out of my head.” ―<em>Sara Holland, New York Times bestselling author of EVERLESS, on A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY</em><br> <br> “Heartwarming, thoughtful, and romantic: Brigid Kemmerer took me on a magical journey with this dark fairy tale about growing up, falling in love, and making impossible choices.” ―<em>Jodi Meadows, New York Times bestselling co-author of MY LADY JANE and MY PLAIN JANE, on A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY</em><br> <br> “Harper is the undisputed hero . . . Avoiding disability inspiration tropes, she is a fallible, well-rounded character who fights for the vulnerable and resists being labeled as such herself despite how others perceive her. A fast-paced, richly detailed feminist epic.” ―<em>Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY</em><br> <br> “This enthralling modern fable champions altruism while illustrating intimacy's relationship with honesty, respect, trust, and consent.” ―<em>Publishers Weekly, starred review, on A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY</em><br> <br> “Fans of Cassandra Clare, Marissa Meyer, or Alex Flinn, as well as any reader looking to sink into a top-notch story with great characters, will want to read this book.” ―<em>VOYA, starred review, on A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY</em></p>
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The Charm Offensive: By Alison Cochrun | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Charm Offensive By Alison Cochrun | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3mzT3Gb" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3mzT3Gb</a></p> <p>"Fans of 'The Bachelor' will fall in love with Cochrun’s sweet spin on a reality dating show....<em>The Charm Offensive</em>&nbsp;urges readers to scrutinize which love stories get told in Hollywood and pushes for a future where everyone gets to see themselves living happily ever after."&nbsp;<em><strong>—USA Today</strong></em><br> <br> <em>"The Charm Offensive</em> is a heartwarming rom-com with unforgettable characters who will challenge you to see love in a new light. Set behind the scenes of the fictional TV show <em>Ever After</em>, Alison Cochrun is unafraid to flip reality TV's tired tropes into fresh storylines. With entertaining insight into how the happily-ever-after sausage gets made and nuanced discussions about mental health and sexuality, this witty, moving page-turner is nothing short of delightful. Networks&nbsp;would be wise to take cues from Cochrun's ode to reality TV romance."<br> —<strong>Hannah Orenstein, author of </strong><em><strong>Head Over Heels</strong></em><br> <br> "This book is my new obsession. As a longtime (and long-suffering)&nbsp;<em>Bachelor&nbsp;</em>fan, I grinned at all the winks to the franchise, cheered at the subversions of reality TV tropes, and grew faint as Dev and Charlie danced closer to embracing their true feelings—and even truer selves. Heart-stoppingly romantic and radiantly empathetic."&nbsp;<strong>—Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Ex Talk</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>The Charm Offensive</em> will sweep you off your feet." <em><strong>—PopSugar</strong></em><br> <br> “[R]eaders seeking romance that prioritizes inclusive explorations of sexual identity and mental illness will treasure this.”&nbsp;<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “With its lush locales and LGBTQ and BIPOC representation, this novel shines, especially for readers underrepresented or underappreciated in mainstream romance. For fans of Kate Stayman-London’s&nbsp;<em>One To Watch</em>&nbsp;and Casey McQuiston’s&nbsp;<em>Red, White &amp; Royal Blue</em>.”<strong> —</strong><em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em></p>
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The Ex Hex: By Erin Sterling | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Ex Hex By Erin Sterling | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3iDU3YW" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3iDU3YW</a></p> <p>“A spooky romantic comedy treat that had me sighing at one page, laughing out loud at the next. The Ex Hex is the perfect book for fall.” -- <em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author Tessa Bailey</strong></p>
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Never Saw You Coming: By Erin Hahn | Book Review Podcast
<p>Never Saw You Coming By Erin Hahn | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3FiiZyP" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3FiiZyP</a></p> <p>"I love it when YA novels aren’t afraid to dig into the painful parts of religion, so I can’t wait for this new romance from Erin Hahn." - <strong>YOUNG FOLKS</strong>,<strong> "Most Anticipated Reads of 2021"<br> </strong><br> "A powerful coming-of-age story about growing in faith and self-awareness." - <strong>KIRKUS REVIEWS<br> <br> CULTURESS, </strong>"21 exciting YA book releases we can’t wait to read in Fall 2021"<br> <br> "Heartfelt and utterly genuine, <em>Never Saw You Coming</em> hit my soul in all the best ways. This is an important story to be told and Hahn's words resonate with truth and sparkle with her brilliant wit. I already want to reread it." - <strong>ERIN A. CRAIG, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Small Favors</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>House of Salt and Sorrows</strong></em><em><br> </em><br> "This is the purity culture-smashing book I needed as a teen. With clear respect for genuine faith, Hahn eviscerates the Church that emphasizes judgment before love. <em>Never Saw You Coming</em> somehow manages to be both sex-positive and faith-positive, and will be a balm to the bruised souls of so many readers." - <strong>JOY McCULLOUGH, author of </strong><em><strong>Blood Water Paint</strong></em><em><br> <br> </em>"[A] love letter to the disillusioned youth group kid. And to every reader seeking to explore the ideas and truths separating faith from religion. Bold. Important. Beautiful.” - <strong>LAURA TAYLOR NAMEY, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow </strong></em><strong>(A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club YA Pick)<br> </strong><br> "Erin Hahn’s <em>Never Saw You Coming</em> is a balm of comfort. Readers will fall in love with the refreshing honesty of Meg and Micah, two teens who are heartbreakingly genuine in their struggles as they navigate questioning religion, faith, hypocrisy, and the true meaning of love and forgiveness. With her familiar humor and extraordinary prose, Hahn has created a world in which readers are invited to be still and know that they are more than enough just as they are. No conditions. No exceptions." - <strong>ASHLEY SCHUMACHER, author of </strong><em><strong>Amelia Unabridged</strong></em></p>
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Constance: By Matthew FitzSimmons | Book Review Podcast
<p>Constance By Matthew FitzSimmons | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Article: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/Constance-by-Matthew-FitzSimmons-is-a-wonderful-science-fiction-thriller/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/Constance-by-Matthew-FitzSimmons-is-a-wonderful-science-fiction-thriller/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/2Y7fXw4" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/2Y7fXw4</a></p> <p>“Maybe what we need most as this bewildering summer winds down is a diverting story about an interesting futuristic topic that injects no new anxiety into our nervous brains…[<em>Constance</em>] shines in its interstitial moments…In between the sleuthing and the schemes for world domination and the eluding of people with guns, we are invited to grapple with genuinely thoughtful questions about the philosophical, legal and ethical implications of cloning and scientific innovation in general…The debates around cloning in <em>Constance</em> echo many of our contemporary preoccupations—skepticism of science, radical mistrust of those with opposing views, conspiracy theories.” <strong>—Sarah Lyall, Critic, </strong><em><strong>The New York Times</strong></em></p> <p>“Full of technological surprises and ethical dilemmas, this inventive thriller hums with the electric excitement of the best 1950s science fiction.” <strong>—Tom Nolan, Critic, </strong><em><strong>The Wall Street Journal</strong></em></p> <p>“In this timely thriller, tantalizing clues, complex motives, and shifting views of the truth flow around such issues as the relationship between money and power, the right to life, and the definition of self. FitzSimmons has upped his game with this one.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p> <p>“A super-brainy high-concept dystopian tale guaranteed to reward anyone who’s in the mood.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“A propulsive sci-fi thriller that questions the very nature of what makes us human.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>POPSUGAR</strong></em></p>
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The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina: By Zoraida Córdova | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina By Zoraida Córdova | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Article: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/The-Inheritance-of-Orquídea-Divina-by-Zoraida-Córdova-is-a-wonderful-story/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/The-Inheritance-of-Orquídea-Divina-by-Zoraida-Córdova-is-a-wonderful-story/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3us3WNX" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3us3WNX</a></p> <p>“Spellbinding! What a pleasure getting to know the Montoyas over generations and landscapes—from Ecuador to New York City to the mythical small town of Four Rivers. Zoraida Córdova’s undeniable storytelling gift feels propelled by the power of ancestors. These larger-than-life characters embrace like family. An immersive and enchanting treat.” (Kali Fajardo-Anstine, author of National Book Award finalist Sabrina &amp; Corina )<br> <br> “A bloody and beautiful inheritance, Córdova’s adult debut delves into the dark legacies ancestors leave behind with the living. Intoxicating and unforgettable.” (Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Belles series )<br> <br> “It is a remarkable gift to read the story an author was clearly born to write. Searing, lyrical, melancholy . . . beautiful. <em>The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina</em> captures the very essence of the immigrant story.” (Adriana Herrera, USA Today bestselling author )<br> <br> “Córdova weaves a spellbinding tale, both timeless and fresh, that will stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page. Prepare to fall in love.” (Kim Liggett, New York Times bestselling author of The Grace Year )<br> <br> “A commandingly propulsive story with a complex writing style that is best enjoyed slowly makes&nbsp;<em>The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina</em>&nbsp;a challenge, but one well worth the time.” (Book Page (starred))<br> <br> “Lyric and wry,&nbsp;<em>The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina</em>&nbsp;is an innovative novel full of richly memorable characters and an enchanted atmosphere. There’s a deep comfort to it, a thorough, luminous hope.” (Tor.com)<br> <br> “[A] radiant adult debut . . . The magic is vivid and yet familiar, and adds to the urgency of the plot . . . [An] inspired and entertaining blend of magical realism and fantasy.” (Publishers Weekly)</p>
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The Reading List: By Sara Nisha Adams | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Reading List By Sara Nisha Adams | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/2YhvXMi" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/2YhvXMi</a></p> <p><strong>Sara Nisha Adams</strong> is a writer and editor. She lives in London and was born in Hertfordshire to Indian and English parents. Her debut novel <em>The Reading List</em> is partly inspired by her grandfather, who lived in Wembley and immediately found a connection with his granddaughter through books.</p>
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Once There Were Wolves: By Charlotte McConaghy | Book Review Podcast
<p>Once There Were Wolves By Charlotte McConaghy | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3F5rJs2" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3F5rJs2</a></p> <p>“Blazing…Visceral…As McConaghy shows in this stunning book, the limits of language lead us to the limits of empathy.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Los Angeles Times<br> </strong></em><br> “This heart-pounding novel digs into the complex relationships between humans―and the creatures with which we share the natural world.”<br> ―<em><strong>Newsweek</strong></em><br> <br> “Suspenseful and poignant…[Inti’s] story unfolds as a meditation on the social and scientific consequences of influencing ecosystems, while reminding us that humans and animals alike can break our hearts.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Scientific American</strong></em><br> <br> “Lyrical, captivating, thought-provoking and thrilling, this immersive read will capture your attention from the first page.”<br> <strong>―Good Morning America</strong><br> <br> “Bold…A heartfelt and earnest novel.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>The New York Times Book Review<br> </strong></em><br> “Gripping and often very moving…Despite the darkness and pain at the heart of McConaghy’s novel, it is not a bleak book. Instead, it bears within it an argument about the possibility of change. Recognizing the presence of other ways of being, of other minds and presences enlarges us, affording us a glimpse of the unknowable.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>The Sydney Morning Herald<br> </strong></em><br> “Far more than an old wolves’ tale. Instead, it illustrates what it’s like to be an outsider―from both a human and animal perspective―and the level of healing and acceptance it takes from within to be accepted and to accept yourself.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Electric Literature</strong></em><br> <br> “The Australian author made waves with last summer's <em>Migrations</em>, a meditation on climate change and loneliness, and returns with a new story set in the Scottish Highlands, where two twin sisters join a team attempting to reintroduce a pack of wolves to their natural surroundings.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Entertainment Weekly</strong></em></p>
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In My Dreams I Hold A Knife | Ashley Winstead | Book Review Podcast
<p>In My Dreams I Hold A Knife By Ashley Winstead | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3oeu0uF" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3oeu0uF</a></p> <p>"Ashley Winstead’s mordant debut novel is the latest entry in the budding subgenre of “dark academia,” where the crime narrative takes place on a college campus...At its heart, Winstead’s novel examines what it means to covet the lives of others, no matter the cost." - <em><strong>The New York Times</strong></em></p> <p>"Looking for an eerie campus setting? This chilling suspense novel has murder, friendship and defiance when six people return to their college reunion a decade after one of their close friends was murdered." - <em><strong>Parade Magazine</strong></em></p> <p>"A twisty, dark puzzle...Fans of books such as <em>The Girl on the Trai</em>n and <em>Gone Girl </em>will find this book captivating, as will anyone who enjoys being led down a winding, frightening path. Highly recommended." - <em><strong>New York Journal of Books</strong></em></p> <p>"An addictive and entertaining thriller." - <em><strong>Texas Lifestyle Magazine</strong></em></p> <p>"An engrossing tale of murder, love, and obsession set against the backdrop of an elite southern university. Delve into the dark secrets and ever-shifting allegiances of the East…This page-turning debut suspense novel is perfect for fans of <em>Pretty Little Liars</em> and J.T. Ellison’s <em>Good Girls Lie</em>." - <em><strong>Crime By The Book</strong></em></p> <p>"Deeply drawn characters and masterful storytelling come together to create an addictive and riveting psychological thriller. Put this one at the very top of your 2021 reading list." - <em><strong>Liv Constantine, internationally bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish</strong></em></p> <p>"Tense, twisty and packed with shocks, Ashley Winstead’s assured debut dares to ask how much we can trust those we know best—including ourselves. A terrific read!" - <em><strong>Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Home Before Dark</strong></em></p>
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Vortex by Catherine Coulter | Book Review Podcast
<p>Vortex by Catherine Coulter | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3CMA7KX" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3CMA7KX</a></p> <p>“An action-filled, dangerously twisted storyline . . . will have you completely glued to the pages as the story lines are intertwined expertly.” -- <strong>Fresh Fiction on</strong><em><strong> Deadlock</strong></em><br> <br> "Eerie, unsettling, and breathlessly terrifying, <em>Paradox&nbsp;</em>is another gripping read from Catherine Coulter, who, at twenty-two books into her bestselling series&nbsp;and counting, shows no signs whatsoever of slowing down anytime soon." -- <em><strong>The Real Book Spy</strong></em><br> <br> "Pulse-pounding...Coulter fans will have a tough time putting this one down." -- <em><strong>Publishers Weekly </strong></em><strong>on</strong><em><strong> Paradox</strong></em><br> <br> “Compelling characters, a timely plot, and international intrigue conspire to keep pages turning.” -- <em><strong>Criminal Element</strong></em><strong> on</strong><em><strong> Enigma</strong></em><br> <br> "You're going to want to grab a copy." -- <em><strong>Bustle</strong></em><strong> on</strong><em><strong> Labyrinth</strong></em><br> <br> "Catherine Coulter is one of the&nbsp;bonafide&nbsp;rockstars of the thriller genre, and her last book,&nbsp;<em>Paradox</em>, was as good as anything she’s written.&nbsp;<em>Labyrinth&nbsp;</em>promises to be another 'white-knuckled'&nbsp;thriller, which means Coulter’s fans better get their pre-ordering on nice and early." -- <em><strong>The Real Book Spy</strong></em><br> <br> “If there’s one thing that readers can count on in a Coulter novel it is that she always delivers amazingly eerie and complex thrillers.”&nbsp; -- <em><strong>RT Book Reviews</strong></em><br> <br> “Action is nonstop ... Perfect reading for the beach and beyond.”&nbsp; -- <em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> “Bestseller Coulter is at the top of her game in her 21st FBI thriller featuring married agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock." -- <em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “Great characters with an interesting story make for a really enjoyable read… I couldn’t put this book down it was so good. A real page-turner.” -- <em><strong>Red Carpet Crash</strong></em></p>
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Sisters in Arms: By Kaia Alderson | Book Review Podcast
<p>Sisters in Arms by Kaia Alderson</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/2XTEO6E" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/2XTEO6E</a></p> <p>“Based on the true story of the 6888th Postal Battalion, Sisters in Arms gives readers an inside look at the racial injustices and rigors of wartime that the women battled. Alderson sweeps readers in with Grace and Eliza’s personal journeys through a little-known portion of our army’s history. Themes of female friendship, bravery, and resilience radiate from the pages of this magnificent novel.” -- <em><strong>Booklist,</strong></em> <strong>starred</strong> <strong>review&nbsp;</strong><br> <br> "This is not just another WWII story: this is a stirring and timely novel about the only all-Black battalion of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, a group of women who had to fight resolutely against countless obstacles in order to be permitted to serve their country. Grace and Eliza stole my heart with their spirit and their resilience, and the ups and downs of their tumultuous friendship made me laugh and cry. Poignant and powerful; an untold story that you simply must read.”&nbsp; -- <strong>Natasha Lester, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Paris Secret&nbsp;</strong></em><br> <br> "A thrilling anthem to the courageous sisterhood of the Six Triple Eight as they faced down racism at home and war abroad. SISTERS IN ARMS is a fresh look at the bold women who served America during World War II. A powerful debut!"&nbsp; -- <strong>Stephanie Marie Thornton, </strong><em><strong>USA Today </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>A Most Clever Girl&nbsp;</strong></em><br> <br> <em>“Sisters in Arms</em> by Kaia Alderson is a poignant story about perseverance in the face of difficulties set against the uncertainty and danger of World War II . . . .&nbsp;From the start, they are set up to fail by their families, the Army and society but they meet every challenge with grit, grace and wit, overcoming personal and professional challenges to prove their mettle. Readers will cheer and cry with these trailblazing women as they break free of their sheltered and restricted lives to overcome individual and societal prejudices and succeed in a world rocked by war.” -- <strong>Georgie Blalock, author of </strong><em><strong>The Last Debutantes</strong></em><br> <br> “<em>Sisters in Arms</em> is heartwarming but fierce, a novel brimming with camaraderie and fire, starring women you’d love to make your friends. Prickly, musical Grace and bubbly, privileged Eliza may not make the most natural allies, but it’s fight or die when they’re thrown together in the Army’s first class of female officers—and the first Black women allowed to serve their country in World War&nbsp;II. . . . Kaia Alderson’s debut is a triumph!” -- <strong>Kate Quinn, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Rose Code</strong></em><br> <br> “Grace Steele and Eliza Jones are among the first Black women in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, defying their families to enlist and facing even more racism than before when they put on their hard-earned uniforms. Unflinching, at times brutal, this novel pulls no punches while delivering a richly textured and unforgettable story of determination, courage, and friendship.” -- <strong>Janie Chang, author of </strong><em><strong>The Library of Legends</strong></em></p>
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Battle Royal: By Lucy Parker | Book Review Podcast
<p>Battle Royal by Lucy Parker</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3i8WvGi" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3i8WvGi</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Lucy Parker</strong> is an award-winning romance author who lives in New Zealand. A romance reader from a young age, she loves to write about people pursuing their dreams and falling hopelessly in love along the wayoften with the last person they would expect. Her previous titles have been featured in <em>Entertainment Weekly</em>, <em>Cosmopolitan</em>, and <em>Oprah Magazine</em>, and were included in NPRs Book Concierge for three consecutive years.</p>
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The Man Who Died Twice: By Richard Osman | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3Azexc0" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3Azexc0</strong></a></p> <p>“Osman follows <em>The Thursday Murder Club</em>, his supremely entertaining debut, with an even better second installment. . .&nbsp;A clever, funny mystery peopled with captivating characters that enhance the story at every quirky turn.”<br> <em><strong>—Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><strong> (starred review)<br> </strong><br> “It’s impossible to single out any one feature that makes <em>The Man Who Died Twice</em> such an absolute treat...&nbsp;Richard Osman creates real magic with his characters.&nbsp;They are frequently laugh-out-loud hilarious but also entirely real and three-dimensional...If possible, this sequel is even better than the Osman’s charmer of a debut, <em>The Thursday Murder Club</em>. This series is both a load of fun and an ode to how the power of friendship is important throughout one’s life but especially during the final stretch.&nbsp;Don’t miss it.”<strong><br> </strong><em><strong>—Bookpage</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><br> <br> “[<em>The Man Who Died Twice] </em>captures the spirit of older folks who don't want to be pigeonholed by their age and who capture the charming insouciance of those who've seen a lot. . .&nbsp;the dialogue at a sprightly clip, while the plot itself often gallops. But it is the four very different. . . but utterly endearing members of the club who will leave readers eager for Osman to call the next meeting to order.”<br> <em><strong>—Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> “Riveting. . . The twisty plot, knotty issues of relationships with life partners, and steadfast loyalty among the sleuths provide depth and poignancy. Those who prefer their mysteries with touches of spycraft, humor, and eccentricity will be well pleased.”<br> <em><strong>—Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “A thing of joy. Osman has a natural sense of humor that he's able to translate into both character and dialogue.”&nbsp;<br> <strong>—Kate Atkinson, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Big Sky</strong></em><br> <br> “Osman delivers another must read full of humor and heart. I loved it.”<br> <strong>—Harlan Coben, #1</strong><em><strong> New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Win</strong></em><br> <br> “This book is SO MUCH FUN! Fiendishly clever and brimming with wit on every page, <em>The Man Who Died Twice</em> is the tonic we all need. Osman just gets better.”&nbsp;<br> <em><strong>—</strong></em><strong>Shari Lapena,</strong><em><strong> New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling</strong> <strong>author of</strong> <em><strong>The Couple Next Door</strong></em><br> <br> “He’s back and he’s better than ever! By turns moving, hilarious, and brilliantly suspenseful, the novel keeps us flipping pages from start to finish.”<br> <em><strong>—</strong></em><strong>Jeffery Deaver, #1 international bestselling</strong> <strong>author of </strong><em><strong>The Final Twist</strong></em></p>
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The Husbands: By Chandler Baker | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Husbands by Chandler Baker</p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3EJFFr8" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3EJFFr8</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Chandler Baker</strong> grew up in Florida, went to college in Pennsylvania, and studied law in Texas, where she now lives with her family and an ever-growing pile of books. Although she loves spinning tales with a touch of horror, she is a much bigger scaredy-cat than her stories would lead you to believe. In addition to the High School Horror series, Chandler is the author of the young adult novel, <em>Alive</em>.<br> <br> Chandler Baker lives in Austin with her husband and toddler where she also works as a corporate attorney. She is the author of five young adult novels. <em>Whisper Network</em> is her adult debut.</p>
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Bloodless: By Douglas Preston | Book Review Podcast
<p><strong>Bloodless: By Douglas Preston | Book Review Podcast</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3EDGmm0" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3EDGmm0</strong></a></p> <p>"Exciting. Nail-biting. Quality storytelling."Publishers Weekly</p> <p>""[An] action-filled adventure [. . . ] There is plenty of suspense, and the action gets bloody. Great storytelling, a quirky hero, and a quirkier plot make this a winner for adventure fans.<br> Kirkus</p> <p>"Preston and Child know how to craft compelling stories that are both baffling and surprising. The cast of characters feels authentic and moves the story forward in unexpected ways. . . the authors are masters of the procedural with a gothic flair."Associated Press</p> <p>"[Pendergast] still remains the most charming, intelligent, cool, and creepy agent ever written. . . Read this. As fast as possible. Preston &amp; Child have once again created the unimaginable and you just can't miss it!"Suspense Magazine""Agent Pendergast is back and better than ever.<br> The Real Book Spy</p> <p>"Red herrings and dead ends abound in this especially intricately plotted entry in the Pendergast series, which is also noteworthy (as usual) for its finely drawn characters and its writing style, which overlays contemporary storytelling with a light ornate flavoring."Booklist</p> <p>"The best mystery series going today. Preston and Child display a true masters' touch. This is riveting reading entertainment of the highest order."Providence Journal</p> <p>"""Fast moving and [. . . ] tense . . . <em>Crooked River</em> is another great entry in this series. Preston and Child keep them coming, don't they?"""New York Journal of Books</p> <p>"""<em>Crooked River</em> by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child combines a sinister global threat, a mystery suing modern medical science, and a powerful, sadistic antagonist. Who better than to combat these but unorthodox FBI Agent Aloysius Pendergast...This compelling story moves forward in unexpected ways. Readers will enjoy going on a journey with Pendergast and company."Crimespree</p> <p>""<em>Crooked River</em> is worth the price of admission, and Preston &amp; Child find themselves with another surefire hit on their hands."""Bookreporter</p>
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Nolyn: By Michael J Sullivan | Book Review Podcast
<p>Nolyn: By Michael J Sullivan | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now:</strong> <a href="https://amzn.to/3Cr9TNQ" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3Cr9TNQ</strong></a></p> <p>After more than five hundred years of exile, the heir to the empyre is wary about his sudden reassignment to active duty on the Goblin War’s front lines. His assignment to rescue an outpost leads to a dead-end canyon deep inside enemy territory, and his suspicion turns to dread when he discovers the stronghold does not exist. But whoever went to the trouble of planning his death to look like a casualty of war did not know he would be assigned to the Seventh Sikaria Auxiliary Squadron. In the depths of an unforgiving jungle, a legend is about to be born, and the world of Elan will never be the same.From Michael J. Sullivan, the New York Times, USA Today, and Washington Post bestselling author, a new adventure begins with the first book in The Rise and Fall trilogy. Although this series is set in the same world as the Riyria novels and the Legends of the First Empire books, it is a standalone tale. As such, no prior knowledge of the other works is required to enjoy this tale to its fullest.</p>
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All's Well: By Mona Awad | Book Review Podcast
<p>All's Well: By Mona Awad | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3nO9FMO" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3nO9FMO</strong></a></p> <p>“Mona Awad proves in her dazzling, hilarious, wildly terrifying, virtuoso new novel,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Alls-Well/Mona-Awad/9781982169664"><em>All’s Well</em></a>, the paradoxes and incongruities of Shakespeare’s lesser-loved play makes an ideal springboard for contemporary fiction.”<strong>—CHRISTOPHER BOLLEN</strong><br> <br> “As in Awad’s last novel&nbsp;<em>Bunny</em>, things start off weird and institutional and then spiral into madness, and as in&nbsp;<em>Bunny</em>, the experience is a fiendish delight: funny, thrilling, and creepily recognizable.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>LITHUB</strong></em><br> <br> “A brilliant noir comedy about art and illness…. Awad’s characters are deliciously over the top and impossible to forget, as is the author's gift for morbid humor….Endlessly thought-provoking and not to be missed.”—<em><strong>BOOKLIST (</strong></em><strong>starred review)</strong><br> <br> “Awad artfully and acutely explores suffering, artistry, and the limitations of empathy.”—<em><strong>KIRKUS REVIEWS</strong></em><br> <br> “There’s both pathos and humor in this story of how we suffer and the ways in which we’re healed.”—<em><strong>BOOKPAGE</strong></em><br> <br> <em><strong>&nbsp;“</strong></em>A dazzling wild ride of a novel – daring, fresh, entertaining, and magical.&nbsp;&nbsp;Mona Awad is&nbsp;a&nbsp;powerful&nbsp;and poetic&nbsp;storyteller, telling us something new and profound&nbsp;here&nbsp;about&nbsp;the connection between&nbsp;suffering&nbsp;and&nbsp;elation.&nbsp; When I was away from this book, I longed to get back to it."<strong>—GEORGE SAUNDERS,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Lincoln in the Bardo</strong></em><br> <br> "Wild&nbsp;and exhilarating and so fresh it takes your&nbsp;breath away,&nbsp;<em>All's Well</em>&nbsp;is an utterly delicious novel of pain and vitality, Shakespeare and the uncanny, and our own subtle moral failures when we brush up against&nbsp;the pain of others. Mona Awad's talent is so vital that it absolutely roars out of her. "<strong>—LAUREN GROFF,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Fates and Furies</strong></em><br> <br> "Oh my lord what a fabulous novel--knocked me out!"—<strong>MARY KARR,</strong> <em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Liars’ Club, Cherry, and Lit</strong></em><br> <br> <em><strong>“</strong></em>In this eerie and engrossing novel, Mona Awad deftly delivers a narrator as mesmerizing as she is unreliable. Miranda’s quest for her heart’s desires illuminates the complex bargains one woman dares to make in her most desperate moments. With its mordant humor and potent surreality,&nbsp;<em>All’s Well</em>&nbsp;is a gripping read, and Awad is a writer of great intensity and insight."<strong>—HELEN PHILLIPS, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Need&nbsp;</strong></em><br> <br> "For all my fellow right-thinking adoring readers of&nbsp;<em>Bunny</em>, another dark and insane gem from Mona Awad, full of scintillating insights on Shakespeare, pain, and the human condition.”<strong>—ELIF BATUMAN, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Idiot</strong></em><em>,&nbsp;</em><strong>finalist for the</strong> <strong>Pulitzer Prize for Fiction</strong><br> <br> "Tragic, macabre, and wicked. I laughed out loud the whole way through. One of the funniest books I’ve read in years."<strong>—HEATHER O'NEILL, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Lonely Hearts Hotel</strong></em></p>
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The Last Chance Library: By Freya Sampson | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Last Chance Library: By Freya Sampson | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3tPrQTh" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3tPrQTh</strong></a></p> <p>“A wonderfully warm and uplifting story of kindness, community, and love that made me laugh, cry, cheer.”—<strong>Clare Pooley, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Authenticity Project</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>The Last Chance Library </em>is a heart-squeezing and charming story about grief, love and the power of community. An absolute delight.”—<em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><strong> bestselling author Colleen Oakley</strong><br> <br> "<em>The Last Chance Library</em> is absolutely irresistible! Curl up and indulge in Freya Sampson’s charming novel about a shy librarian in a small town with a great cause. You’ll have such a good time and you'll love the unexpected twist at the end!”—<em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author&nbsp;Nancy Thayer</strong><br> <br> “Both spellbinding and tender, <em>The Last Chance Library</em> is a gorgeous love letter to books, a celebration of the characters that make a community, and an inspiring call to muster our courage and fight for the&nbsp;things&nbsp;that matter. Simply put, this book is sublime.”—<strong>Libby Hubscher, author of </strong><em><strong>Meet Me in Paradise</strong></em><em><br> <br> </em>“Author Sampson has created a gem of a book populated by vivid personalities and a story that weaves together heroes and villains, love and loss, mourning and growth as it follows June and the Chalcot community as they seek to save their library—which offers so much more than books. A delightful exploration of personal growth, inner strength, and the importance of family, friends, and love.”―<em><strong>Kirkus </strong></em><strong>(starred review)</strong><em><br> </em><br> "Fans of libraries and heartfelt, humorous women’s fiction with a powerful message and a hint of romance won’t want to miss this one! It’s so good that readers may very well devour it in one sitting."―<em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><br> <br> "A sweet testament to the power of reading, community, and the library."<strong>―</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><em><br> </em><br> “With <em>The Last Chance Library</em>, British author Freya Sampson delivers a refreshingly feel-good first novel about the sustaining power of books and how libraries unite communities and forge lasting relationships that improve lives...<em>The Last Chance Library</em> unravels with great wit and tenderness. Sampson assembles clever, funny scenes where June transforms from a wallflower into a take-charge, crafty young woman who is forced to handle difficult people and navigate situations that enlarge her ingenuity. Readers will eagerly invest in the cause to save the library and be greatly amused by plot twists that play out with pleasant surprises and heart-tugging twists.”―<strong>Shelf Awareness</strong></p>
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Lightning Strike: By William Kent Krueger | Book Review Podcast
<p><strong>Lightning Strike: By William Kent Krueger | Book Review Podcast</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3AoPisK" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3AoPisK</strong></a></p> <p>"Poignant, powerful, and mesmerizing…&nbsp;Krueger skillfully blends big, suspenseful moments with quiet, keenly observed insights into human nature. This novel is rich with wisdom about right and wrong, choice and change, fathers and sons, and the ways in which loss can shape us as profoundly as love." —<em>Amazon Book Review</em><br> <br> "A brilliant achievement, and one every crime reader and writer needs to celebrate."&nbsp;—Louise Penny, #1 <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of <em>The Madess of Crowds&nbsp;</em><br> <br> “There’s a feel that you get from a master craftsman, a saddle that sits right, a fly rod that casts with its own agility, or a series of books written with a grace and precision so stunning that you’d swear the stories were your own.”&nbsp;—Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire series<br> <br> “Among thoughtful readers, William Kent Krueger holds a very special place in the pantheon.&nbsp;Kent showed the mystery reading world that a protagonist need not be a chain-smoking loner with lots of emotional baggage but he could be an honest and admirable family man doing his best for all the right reasons.” —&nbsp;C.J. Box, #1&nbsp;<em>New York Times&nbsp;</em>bestselling author<br> <br> “Krueger’s gift is to illustrate the dynamics of history and culture through up-close-and-personal stories.” —<em>The New York Journal of Books</em><br> <br> “This sensitive, moving prequel introduces and draws readers into the series. Krueger has written another perceptive coming-of-age novel, the poignant story of a father and son trying to understand each other.” —<em>Library Journal&nbsp;</em>(starred review)<br> <br> “Krueger winds back time, literally and symbolically . . . with . . . suspenseful measured pacing, his accomplished prose and his carefully crafted plot.” —<em>Minneapolis Star-Tribune</em></p>
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Rock Paper scissors: By Alice Feeney | Book Review Podcast
<p>Rock Paper scissors: By Alice Feeney | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Buy Now: <a href="https://amzn.to/3tLvPjH" target="_blank">https://amzn.to/3tLvPjH</a></p> <p><br></p> <p><strong>“Chilling and clever, with a twist so sharp you’ll get whiplash.</strong> <em>Rock Paper Scissors</em> is the kind of blistering, one-sit-read that Alice Feeney is just so incredibly good at.”<br> ―Chris Whitaker, bestselling author of <em>We Begin at the End</em><br> <br> <strong>“I loved it!”</strong><br> ―Sarah Pinborough, bestselling author of <em>Behind Her Eyes</em><br> <br> “<strong>Entertaining and grippingly suspenseful on every page, this is a book not to be missed.”</strong><br> ―<em>Deadly Pleasures</em><br> <br> “<em>Rock Paper Scissors</em> is a perfectly-plotted thriller that hooked me from the opening scene. <strong>A really gripping story with clever switch-back twists that kept me off-balance</strong> (checking over my shoulder!) the whole nail-biting way. <strong>A scissor-sharp portrayal of a marriage on the rocks.</strong> Atmospheric, entertaining and clever.”<br> ―Philippa East, author of <em>Little White Lies</em><br> <br> “Deliciously dark . . . <strong>An exquisitely constructed, hugely entertaining thriller.”</strong><br> ―Catherine Ryan Howard, author of <em>The Nothing Man</em><br> <br> “This one’s already been optioned, but I’d encourage everyone to read it before it heads to the screen…<strong>The two dovetail towards an explosive conclusion</strong> that leaves us with just enough ambiguity to linger in the reader’s mind long after finishing.”<br> ―CrimeReads<br> <br> <strong>"This complicated gothic thriller of dueling spouses and homicidal writers is cleverly plotted and neatly tied up."</strong><br> <strong>―</strong><em>Kirkus</em><br> <br> <strong>“Sharp, cunning, and packed with shocks, </strong><em><strong>Rock Paper Scissors</strong></em><strong> gives new meaning to the word 'twisty.'</strong> A broken marriage, so many secrets, and a setting that will literally give you chills: just when you think you know what's going on, Alice Feeney sets off a new shockwave.”<br> ―Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of <em>The Girls Are All So Nice Here</em></p>
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As Good As Dead: By Holly Jackson | Book Review Podcast
<p>As Good As Dead: By Holly Jackson | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3AipbUj" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3AipbUj</strong></a></p> <p><strong>The highly anticipated finale to the&nbsp;A Good Girl's Guide to Murder series, the instant </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestsellers that read like your favorite true crime podcast or show. By the end of this mystery series, you'll never think of good girls the same way again...</strong></p>
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The Guide: By Peter Heller | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Guide: By Peter Heller | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/399Plgo" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/399Plgo</strong></a></p> <p>An AARP Hot New Novel for Summer * A <em>CrimeRead</em> Novel You Should Read This August * An <em>Alta </em>Best Book of August * A <em>Veranda Magazine</em> Best Book of Summer&nbsp; * A <em>USA Today </em>Book Not to Miss * A <em>LitHub</em> Most Anticipated Book of 2021&nbsp;<br> <br> “In his new mystery, author Peter Heller pulls off a rare balancing act once again: He gives us fast-paced action and intrigue, interspersed with closely observed, reflective nature writing. Speed up for the crime-solving, slow down for the Zen.”<br> —Julia Rubin, <em>Associated Press</em><br> <br> “<em>The Guide</em> is a literary work and a paean to fishing, as inspiring as <em>A River Runs Through It</em>… Poetic… Engaging… <em>The Guide</em> is a beautifully written book, a tribute to Colorado, its bounty and its ability to heal the soul.”<br> —Sandra Dallas, <em>Denver Post<br> <br> </em>"Stunning... Stunning descriptions... Precise and evocative... <em>The Guide</em> is an excellent book, one to sink into and enjoy in one sitting, if you can. Readers will be transported, and find themselves just as wrapped in the mystery as Jack himself.”<br> —Fiona Cook, <em>Mystery and Suspense Guide<br> <br> </em>"A devastating indictment of the lengths to which people of extraordinary means will go to protect themselves... The simple, sensorial beauty of Heller’s writing about the natural world... is the true soul of the book."<br> —Lisa Henricksson, <em>AirMail</em><br> <em><br> </em>"Mr. Heller’s descriptions of nature and fishing are Hemingwayesque, and he’s also good at writing about people—their passions, impulses and ethical boundaries."<br> —Tom Nolan, <em>Wall Street Journal</em><br> <br> “Peter Heller’s thrillers unfurl like campfire yarns… The scenery cascades in long, panoramic passages, whereas the human characters are rendered in quick glances.”<br> —Pete Tosiello, <em>New York Times Book Review</em><br> <br> "An ever so subtly dystopian wilderness noir that speculates on the horrors of a post-pandemic society...&nbsp;The enticing mystery keeps the pages turning, but not too quickly. <em>The Guide</em> is too beautifully written to speed through it, the descriptions of nature lush and vivid."<br> —<em>USA Today</em></p>
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The Love Hypothesis: By Ali Hazelwood | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Love Hypothesis: By Ali Hazelwood | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>“<em>C</em>ontemporary romance's unicorn: the elusive marriage of deeply brainy and delightfully escapist...<em>The Love Hypothesis</em> has wild commercial appeal but the quieter secret is that there is a specific audience, made up of all of the Olives in the world, who have deeply, ardently waited for this exact book.”—Christina Lauren, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author<br> <br> “Funny, sexy and smart, Ali Hazelwood did a terrific job with <em>The Love Hypothesis</em>.”—Mariana Zapata, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author<br> <br> “This tackles one of my favorite tropes—Grumpy meets Sunshine—in a fun and utterly endearing way...I loved the nods towards fandom and romance novels, and I couldn't put it down. Highly recommended!”—Jessica Clare, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author<br> <br> "Pure slow-burning gold with lots of chemistry."—Popsugar<br> <br> "A beautifully written romantic comedy with a heroine you will instantly fall in love with, <em>The Love Hypothesis</em> is destined to earn a place on your keeper shelf."—Elizabeth Everett, author of <em>A Lady's Formula for Love<br> <br> </em>"Smart, witty dialog and a diverse cast of likable secondary characters...A realistic, amusing novel that readers won’t be able to put down."—<em>Library Journal,</em> starred review<br> <em><br> </em>"With whip-smart and endearing characters, snappy prose, and a quirky take on a favorite trope, Hazelwood convincingly navigates the fraught shoals of academia...This smart, sexy contemporary should delight a wide swath of romance lovers."—<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p>
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Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost: By Lindsay Marcott | Book Review Podcast
<p><strong>Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost: By Lindsay Marcott | Book Review Podcast</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p>“A modern American <em>Jane Eyre</em>…Marcott’s reworking of this Gothic classic holds its own.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“This imaginative take on Charlotte Brontë’s Gothic novel has several satisfying nods to the source material, but veers away just enough to create a refreshing new experience. Marcott’s Jane is a formidable protagonist…Fans of <em>Jane Eyre</em> who enjoyed Rachel Hawkins’s <em>The Wife Upstairs</em> will appreciate this equally enjoyable retelling from Marcott.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p> <p>“[A] clever, lively update of <em>Jane Eyre</em>…[a] twisty tale of madness and desire…” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p>“What’s more delicious than a novel with so many twists and turns that you don’t know who’s telling the truth until it’s over—and even then you’re not so sure? Lindsay Marcott’s <em>Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost</em> is just that book. A contemporary Gothic novel haunted by the ghosts of du Maurier and Henry James that is impossible to put down. Go for it.” <strong>—B. A. Shapiro, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Collector’s Apprentice</strong></em></p> <p>“Gothic and elegant, <em>Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost</em> captivated me from the first page and kept me reading all night. Lindsay Marcott has created a seductive Big Sur landscape; peopled it with brilliant, complicated characters; and set in motion a thriller both terrifying and emotionally satisfying. I loved it.” <strong>—Luanne Rice, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Last Day</strong></em></p> <p>“Smart, thrilling, and completely unexpected, Lindsay Marcott delivers the goods in the brilliant <em>Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost</em>. Highly recommended for readers who like incandescent prose and deep deceptions.” <strong>—Gregg Olsen, #1 </strong><em><strong>Wall Street Journal</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>If You Tell</strong></em></p>
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Chasing the Boogeyman: By Richard Chizmar | Book Review Podcast
<p>Chasing the Boogeyman: By Richard Chizmar | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p>“Richard Chizmar spins dark magic with&nbsp;<em>Chasing the Boogeyman</em>. A true crime masterpiece with Chizmar himself as a key player in the grisly mystery. Highly recommended, but not for the faint of heart.”&nbsp;<strong>—Jonathan Mayberry,&nbsp;</strong><em>New York Times</em>&nbsp;bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>V-Wars</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Patient Zero</em><br> <br> “A devastating, moving, and devilishly ingenious tale of murder lore, and an entire town’s loss of innocence….Brilliant and haunting.” —<strong>Eric Rickstad</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Silent Girls</em><br> <br> "We're all chasing the boogeyman, aren't we? The boogeyman's the past, the truth, our fragile memories that knit the two together. What Richard Chizmar's done for us in <em>Chasing the Boogeyman</em> is give that narrative a taut dramatic line he balances on, never quite tipping one way or the other, just stepping sure-footed all the way to the end—showing us that this is a walk we can all take, if we have the nerve." —<strong>Stephen Graham Jones</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Only Good Indians</em><br> <br> “Wonderful…a knotty mystery with an elegant resolution at its heart....It feels so original, dizzy-making in its expert layering of fact and fiction....A hymn to both innocence and to growing up.” —<strong>Catriona Ward</strong>, bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>The Last House on Needless Street</em><br> <br> “<em>Chasing the Boogeyman</em>&nbsp;perfectly captures the feeling of growing up in a small town facing an existential threat from real evil. Chizmar’s Edgewood is post-Bradbury-esque, not as idyllic as that author’s Green Town...it’s grittier and more grounded in a reality contemporary readers will recognize and respond to. Richard Chizmar has invented a new literary genre—brilliant!”&nbsp;<strong>—Bev Vincent,&nbsp;</strong>co-editor with Stephen King of&nbsp;<em>Flight or Fright</em><br> <br> “Chizmar’s&nbsp;<em>Chasing the Boogeyman</em>&nbsp;has been written upon missing person flyers and published on telephone poles. HAVE YOU READ THIS STORY? For your own safety, you should… The Boogeyman will soon enter the pantheon of suburban legends that fill our backyards like summer fireflies, his name whispered into ears all over. Pray you keep yours.”&nbsp;<strong>—Clay McLeod Chapman,&nbsp;</strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>The Remaking</em><br> <br> “Impressive….a smart, entertaining ride. Chizmar should win new fans with this unusual tale.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p>
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The Heart Principle: By Helen Hoang | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Heart Principle: By Helen Hoang | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p>"A fiercely anticipated third release from the adored author of romances <em>The Kiss Quotient </em>and <em>The Bride Test</em>... If Hoang's previous successes prove anything, <em>The Heart Principle</em> will be a joy."—<em>Elle</em><br> <br> "[Hoang is] a consummate wordsmith of soulful romances, with soft, honest-to-goodness love stories paired with euphoric steaminess."—NPR<br> <br> "There’s something about the way that Hoang writes her characters. They’re fully fleshed, vulnerable, sexual, and full of potential, and her newest novel proves no different."—<em>Real Simple</em><br> <br> “Sensitive and sweet, <em>The Heart Principle</em>—a worthy follow-up to Hoang’s 2019 novel <em>The Bride Test</em>— explores a burgeoning romance built on undeniable chemistry.” —TIME<br> <br> <em>"The Heart Principle</em> is riveting the whole way through, exploring a complex range of subjects in unique and interesting ways."—<em>Associated Press</em><br> <br> "The author shows that romance can bloom in unexpected ways and reminds readers that happily-ever-after endings are different for everyone."—Shelf Awareness</p>
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A Dance with the Fae Prince: By Elise Kova | Book Review Podcast
<p>A Dance with the Fae Prince: By Elise Kova | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>"This book was fantastic and kept me enchanted through every page!"<br> - <em>Ashlee,&nbsp;libraryinthecountry</em>&nbsp;★★★★★<br> <br> "One of the best books that I've read so far this year, simply outstanding story telling by Elise Kova, The story reminded me a bit of Cinderella, but also had some elements that reminded me of Beauty and the Beast."<br> - <em>Diane, Goodreads Reviewer</em> ★★★★★<br> <br> "We've got slow burn romance, mystery, action, arranged marriage, and a HEA (which for me is a must.) It gave me some serious Of Thorns and Beauty vibes."<br> - <em>Sarah C., Goodreads Reviewer</em>&nbsp;★★★★★<br> <br> "This Cinderella inspired retelling gives you a bit of everything: court intrigue, enemies to lovers, friends to lovers, and an arranged marriage trope!"<br> - <em>Samantha, Goodreads Reviewer</em> ★★★★★</p>
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Beautiful Country: By Qian Julie Wang | Book Review Podcast
<p>Beautiful Country: By Qian Julie Wang | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“For fans of <em>Angela's Ashes</em> and <em>The Glass Castle</em>.”—<em><strong>Newsday<br> </strong></em><br> “An astounding memoir from a debut author that you’re not going to want to miss.”—<em><strong>PopSugar</strong></em><br> <br> “[Qian Julie Wang] is remarkable, and her story is a must-read.”—<em><strong>Alma</strong></em><br> <br> “A potent testament to the love, curiosity, grit, and hope of a courageous and resourceful immigrant child. Engaging readers through all five senses and the heart, Wang's debut memoir is a critical addition to the literature on immigration as well as the timeless category of childhood memoir.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><strong>, *Starred&nbsp;Review*<br> <br> </strong>“Extraordinary… With immense skill, Wang parses how her family’s illegal status blighted nearly every aspect of their life . . .While Wang’s story of pursuing the American dream is undoubtedly timeless, it’s her family’s triumph in the face of “xenophobia and intolerance” that makes it feel especially relevant today. Consider this remarkable memoir a new classic.”—<em><strong>Publishers Weekly, </strong></em><strong>*Starred Review*<br> <br> </strong>“The writing is sparse, stylish, sometimes harrowing and sometimes humorous as she narrates experiences that are incredibly common but rarely captured with this level of artful control. It’s shaping up to be one of the best memoirs of the year.”—<em><strong>Bookpage,</strong></em><strong> *Starred Review*<br> <br> </strong>“[A] powerful debut. . . [Wang] movingly tells how undocumented families like hers are often overlooked and their experiences ignored. A haunting memoir of people and places that will stay with readers long after the last page.”—<em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><br> <br> “An amazing story of the&nbsp;emotional and physical&nbsp;toll of lives lived in the enforced shadows of anti-immigrant America.”—<em><strong>Daily Kos</strong></em></p>
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My Heart Is A Chainsaw: By Stephen Graham Jones | Book Review Podcast
<p>My Heart Is A Chainsaw: By Stephen Graham Jones | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>"A homage to slasher films that also&nbsp;manages to defy and transcend genre. You don't have to be a slasher fan to read&nbsp;<em>My Heart is a Chainsaw</em>, but I guarantee that you will be after you read it."—Alma Katsu, author of&nbsp;<em>The Deep&nbsp;</em>and<em>&nbsp;The Hunger</em><br> <br> "Brutal, beautiful, and unforgettable,&nbsp;<em>My Heart Is a Chainsaw</em>&nbsp;is a visceral ride from start to finish. A bloody love letter to slasher fans, it's everything I never knew I needed in a horror novel."—Gwendolyn Kiste, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of&nbsp;<em>The Rust Maidens</em><br> <br> "Stephen Graham Jones can't miss.&nbsp;<em>My Heart Is A Chainsaw</em>&nbsp;is a painful drama about trauma, mental health, and the heartache of yearning to belong...twisted into a DNA helix with encyclopedic Slasher movie obsession and a frantic, gory whodunnit mystery, with an ending both savage and shocking. Don't say I didn't warn you!” —Christopher Golden,&nbsp;<em>New York Times</em>&nbsp;bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>Ararat&nbsp;</em>and&nbsp;<em>Red Hands</em><br> <br> “An easy contender for Best of the Year. A love letter to (and an examination of) both the horror genre and the American West, it left me stunned and applauding.”—Brian Keene, World Horror Grandmaster Award and two Bram Stoker Award-winning author of&nbsp;<em>The Rising</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>The Damned Highway</em><br> <br> “Stephen Graham Jones masterfully navigates the shadowy paths between mystery and horror. An epic entry in the slasher canon."—Laird Barron, author of<em>&nbsp;Swift to Chase</em><br> <br> "An intense homage to the classic horror films of yore."—<em>Polygon</em><br> <br> "At once an homage to the horror genre and a searing indictment of the brutal legacy of Indigenous genocide in America, Stephen Graham Jones’&nbsp;<em>My Heart Is a Chainsaw</em>&nbsp;delivers both dazzling thrills and visceral commentary... Jones takes grief, gentrification and abuse to task in a tale that will terrify you and break your heart all at the same time."—<em>Time</em></p>
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Mastermind: By Andrew Mayne is a fine start to A Theo Cray and Jessica Blackwood Thriller series | Book Review Podcast
<p>Mastermind by Andrew Mayne is a fine start to A Theo Cray and Jessica Blackwood Thriller series</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“A passionate and thorough storyteller…Thriller fans will be well rewarded.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p>
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If The Shoe Fits: By Julie Murphy | Book Review Podcast
<p>If The Shoe Fits: By Julie Murphy | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"<em>If The Shoe Fits</em> encompasses everything I love about rom-coms. I laughed, I swooned, I smiled. Another hit for Julie Murphy!"―<em><strong>Colleen Hoover, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Hopeless</strong></em><br> <br> "In Murphy's breezy and fun rom-com, there's enough of Cinderella in the story to be charming, yet overall it sparkles like an exciting new tale. indy is immensely lovable, and readers will root for all her dreams to come true. Murphy brings the wit, sensitivity, and imagination that has made her a YA star to the start of her adult romance Meant to Be series.”―<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> <em>"If the Shoe Fits</em> is so much more than a modern retelling of a classic tale. It’s a swoon-worthy slow burn romance that’s filled with heart and humor."―<em><strong>Farrah Rochon, USA Today best-selling author of The Boyfriend Project</strong></em><br> <br> “[An] inventive Cinderella retelling, Murphy cleverly blends the conventions of fairy tales and reality TV to create an incisive commentary on both…readers interested in a smart exploration of the intersection of romance and reality TV will be overjoyed.”―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p>
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The Dead And The Dark: By Courtney Gould | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Dead And The Dark: By Courtney Gould | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Buy Now: </strong><a href="https://amzn.to/3DRbVbr" target="_blank"><strong>https://amzn.to/3DRbVbr</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>"Imagine <em>Riverdale </em>crossing streams with Stephen King's <em>The Outsider</em> and you'll get a sense of this gripping supernatural mystery...Gould's debut begins as a snappy paranormal yarn and unspools into a profound story about the complex interplay between grief, guilt, and identity." - <em>Oprah Daily</em><br> <br> "Gould’s atmospheric writing mesmerized me while reading... In the veins of V.E. Schwab and Courtney Summers, Gould delivers a spine-chilling and eerie debut with <em>The Dead and the Dark </em>that will leave readers hooked from the first page." - <em>The Nerd Daily</em><br> <br> "For fans of books like authors like Courtney Summers and Lisa Jewel, Courtney Gould’s debut novel <em>The Dead and the Dark</em> packs a chilling story of a murder conspiracy, family bonds, and the darkness that exists within the seams of society and even inside the most purest of people." - <em>The Young Folks</em><br> <br> "Gould's debut is an utterly dreamy romance in the midst of a living nightmare, and a true testament to the power of love in a world of hate. It's exactly the book we need right now." - Dahlia Adler, author of <em>Cool for the Summer</em> and editor of <em>His Hideous Heart</em><br> <br> "An absorbing mystery and wholly original ghost story. Gould’s writing is mesmerizing, drawing you into Snakebite until it slips under your skin and lingers like the Dark itself. A haunting story I won't shake off anytime soon." - Emma Berquist, author of <em>Devils Unto Dust </em>and <em>Missing, Presumed Dead</em><br> <br> "<em>The Dead and the Dark</em> has something for everyone: thrills, chills, a mystery that'll keep readers guessing and a romance they'll absolutely love rooting for. Snakebite is a setting as unforgettably alive as the characters who inhabit it and once it gets hold of you, it won't let go. A riveting, spooky and expertly-crafted debut from a talented new voice in YA fiction." - Courtney Summers, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Sadie</em><br> <br> "Gould’s debut has everything you need in a book: an engrossing mystery, a compelling love story, and a setting so utterly alive you won’t believe it isn’t on a map. <em>The Dead and the Dark</em> will keep you in its grasp until the last perfect page." – Erica Waters, author of <em>Ghost Wood Song</em><br> <br> "<em>The Dead and the Dark</em> gave me everything I want from a great supernatural murder mystery: a haunting small town, a fresh new romance, and the very best kind of monster―the kind we make ourselves.” - Francesca Zappia, author of <em>Now Entering Addamsville </em>and <em>Eliza and Her Monsters</em></p>
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The People We Keep: By Allison Larkin | Book Review Podcast
<p>The People We Keep: By Allison Larkin | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"What does it mean to feel at home in the world? To find our true family? In Larkin’s luminous new novel, a young songwriter steals a car, hits the road, and struggles against all odds to try to find the answer. About the people we choose—and even more importantly the people who choose us—<em>The People We Keep</em> is both a profound love letter to creative resilience and a reminder that sometimes even tragedy can be a kind of blessing." <strong>—Caroline Leavitt, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Pictures of You</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>Cruel Beautiful World</strong></em><strong>, and </strong><em><strong>With or Without You</strong></em><br> <br> "An emotionally gripping journey with one of the most compelling and determined protagonists I’ve met in a long time.&nbsp;April had me on the first page and hasn’t let me go yet. Her quest to heal deep childhood wounds and find her true place in the world is one that will resonate with every reader. Allison&nbsp;Larkin has created the perfect tribute to the healing power of music, the road, and the souls we meet along the way, those who truly belong to us." <strong>—Brunonia Barry,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Lace Reader&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>and&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Fifth Petal</strong></em><br> <br> “In sparkling and unflinching prose, Larkin spins a propulsive story about friendship and intimacy, love and loss, and the healing power of art. A big-hearted and deeply moving novel.”&nbsp;<strong>—Bruce Holsinger, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Gifted School</strong></em><br> <br> “Raw, emotional, and deeply consuming, <em>The People We Keep</em>&nbsp;is the kind of novel that sticks in your soul. Allison Larkin brings insight and emotion to this tale of a young woman’s odyssey, creating characters so believable you’ll almost start Googling them to find out if they’re real.”&nbsp;<strong>—Ann Mah, bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Lost Vintage</strong></em><br> <br> “Tender, tragic, and triumphant. Allison Larkin has created a cast of characters in <em>The People We Keep</em>&nbsp;that thrums with realism—stripped bare, naked humanity—and a story that sings of what it means to build the family you need when life doesn’t give that to you from birth. This is a story you will never forget. I loved it with all my heart.”&nbsp;<strong>—Therese Walsh, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Moon Sisters</strong></em><br> <br> “<em>The People We Keep</em> is the stirring, intimate account of a young woman who, against all odds, forges her own path in the world of American folk music. As a child, April is denied everything—love, safety, support—yet she herself is undeniable. I was riveted. I could not put it down! It's a timeless and deeply compassionate story, told from the bone.”&nbsp;<strong>—Caroline Angell, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>All the Time in the World</strong></em></p>
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We Were Never Here: By Andrea Bartz | Book Review Podcast
<p>We Were Never Here: By Andrea Bartz | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p><strong>Founder of Gobookmart:</strong> <a href="https://shashi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://shashi.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>“Bartz’s&nbsp;evocative&nbsp;descriptions of destinations as varied as Chile and Cambodia pulled me in immediately, but it was the way she ratcheted up the tension by dropping clues about the duo’s murky past&nbsp;that&nbsp;kept me rapt until the end.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Travel + Leisure</strong></em><br> <br> “Incredibly tense and atmospheric, <em>We Were Never Here</em> explores the nuances of memory, the secrets that bind a friendship—and those that threaten to tear them apart. Andrea Bartz delivers a sharp, unsettling thriller about power, obsession, and the inescapable grip of the past.”<strong>—Megan Miranda, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>All the Missing Girls </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>The Last House Guest</strong></em><br> <br> “A nail-biting, immersive whirl of a read . . . Brimming with mysterious twists, turns, and a frenemyship of the most chilling proportions, <em>We Were Never Here</em> is every woman’s worst nightmare—and&nbsp;every thriller-lover’s dream.”<strong>—Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of </strong><em><strong>The Other Black Girl</strong></em><br> <br> “Andrea Bartz takes a friendship with boundary issues and adds an extra-special ingredient—the permanent, secret alliance of two people who have gotten away with murder. . . . An observant, suspenseful, and deeply scary novel.”<strong>—Steph Cha, author of </strong><em><strong>Your House Will Pay</strong></em><br> <br> “Pulse-pounding with secrets, lies, and friends who trust too much.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>CrimeReads</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “This smartly written psychological thriller will leave you all tingly.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Reader’s Digest</strong></em><br> <br> “Bartz does a good job dramatizing the increasingly creepy relationship between the two women as the twisty plot builds. . . . Suspense fans will look forward to seeing more from this talented author.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “A slow-burn thriller that gradually suffocates both the protagonist and the reader—in a good way . . . Bartz’s writing will keep readers on their toes.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><br> <br> “A terrific novel, blending the Hitchcockian elements with a touch of Patricia Highsmith.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p>
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56 Days: By Catherine Ryan Howard | Book Review Podcast
<p>56 Days: By Catherine Ryan Howard | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>''<em>56 Days</em>, Catherine’s newest crime novel, is without a doubt my favorite book of hers yet -- and destined to be one of my top favorite books of the year. This clever and claustrophobic domestic thriller utilizes the pressure cooker of Ireland’s strict COVID lockdown policies to amp up the tension between a newly dating couple who decide to move in together rather than be forced to stay apart when COVID lands on Ireland’s shores. This book is masterfully plotted, deliciously entertaining, and brimming with the kinds of clever twists and reveals that you really won’t see coming.'' --<em><strong>Crime by the Book</strong></em><br> <br> ''56 Days is definitely one for thriller lovers that crave suspenseful story lines. Catherine Ryan Howard is a mastermind with this one.'' --<em><strong>Fresh Fiction</strong></em><br> <br> ''I first fell in love with Howard’s writing in The Nothing Man and I jumped at the chance to read her latest. Even though I had a rough idea of what was going on with Ciara, I was still able to be surprised by the twist. I enjoyed the timeline jumps and the same story being told from both Ciara and Oliver’s perspectives. It gave a really rounded experience and reminds you that you don’t always get the whole story from one person. Perfect addition to your reading list!'' --<em><strong>San Francisco Book Review</strong></em><br> <br> ''Dark and dazzling, funny, sinister, and oh-so clever. I read <em>56 Days</em> in a breath held right up until the final, mesmeric pages. Catherine Ryan Howard is ridiculously talented.'' --<strong>Chris Whitaker, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>We Begin at the End</strong></em><br> <br> ''An eerie, twisty story ripped from current headlines, in which a global pandemic becomes the foreboding hypotenuse of a dangerous love triangle.'' --<em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><br> <br> ''Catherine Ryan Howard is a gift to crime writing. Her characters are credible, her stories are original, and her plotting is ingenious. Every book is a treat to look forward to.'' --<strong>Liz Nugent, internationally bestselling author, on </strong><em><strong>Rewind</strong></em><br> <br> ''As with Ms. Howard’s other thriller, <em>The Nothing Man</em>, this one is filled with a sense of foreboding from the first page. Nothing is as it seems, and yet everything is displayed in plain sight, if misinterpreted. <em>56 Days</em> is a thriller with a heavy atmosphere of tension, set during a life-and-death time in our own contemporary history.'' --<em><strong>New York Journal of Books</strong></em><br> <br> ''Howard structures her novel as a clever sort of countdown, dishing out slow reveals about each of the characters, until the shattering ending that I might label Tarantino-esque if it weren’t so intimate.'' --<em><strong>CrimeReads</strong></em><br> <br> ''Each new twist, dispensed with surgical precision, will keep you hooked, nostalgic for the days when COVID-19 was the worst threat.'' --<em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p>
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Blind Tiger: By Sandra Brown | Book Review Podcast
<p>Blind Tiger: By Sandra Brown | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>“Set in 1920, this superior thriller from bestseller Brown firmly anchors all the action in the plot . . . Laurel and Thatcher are strong and inventive characters, and their surprising decisions and evolving relationship will keep readers engaged. Brown shows why she remains in the top rank of her field.”―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly, Starred Review</strong></em><br> <br> “Brown doesn’t often delve into historical fiction territory, but she does here with gusto, and readers will practically taste the dusty streets of Foley and feel every rickety bump of the moonshiners’ trucks. There are shoot-outs and reformed prostitutes and a no-good hillbilly family, but none of it feels like an empty stereotype—it’s just all a lot of fun. Combined with Brown’s knack for romantic tension and page-turning suspense, this one is a winner.”―<em><strong>Booklist, Starred Review</strong></em><br> <br> "A masterful storyteller."―<em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><br> <br> "Brown deserves her own genre."―<em><strong>Dallas Morning News</strong></em><br> <br> "A novelist who can't write them fast enough."―<em><strong>San Antonio Express-News</strong></em></p>
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Bombshell: By Sarah MacLean is the first novel in A Hell's Belles Novel Series | Book Review Podcast
<p>Bombshell By Sarah MacLean is the first novel in A Hell's Belles Novel &nbsp;&nbsp;Series</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>“Dark, daring, delicious, and absolutely delightful...While this story excels as a second-chance, redemption love story, what really makes it stand out is the unabashedly feminist exploration of power and how it ties in with identity and desire. The cinematic final draws the series to a wholly satisfying conclusion.”&nbsp; -- <em>Kirkus Reviews </em>on <em>Daring and the Duke</em><br> <br> “MacLean reinforces her place as a master of historical romance with another exemplary, empowering love story that brilliantly showcases her flair for gloriously insightful characterization, grandly entertaining plotting, and gorgeously sensual prose.”&nbsp; -- <em>Booklist </em>on <em>Daring and the Duke</em><br> <br> “In <em>Daring and the Duke</em>, Sarah MacLean’s final installment of the Bareknuckle Bastards, we get to see Grace Condry finally get the epic grovel she deserves. This romance is stridently feminist from the first page.”&nbsp; -- <em>Washington Post</em><br> <br> “I recommend anything by Sarah MacLean.” -- Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestselling author<br> <br> “She’s my absolute go-to author for clever, sexy and fun historical romances.” -- Jennifer L. Armentrout, #1 New York Times bestselling author<br> <br> “<em>Brazen and the Beast</em>&nbsp;is filled with lush sensuality, charming characters, witty dialogue and heart-stopping action--a tale that is certain to delight romance readers.”&nbsp; -- Shelf Awareness<br> <br> “MacLean is not called the intoxicating queen of historical romance for nothing! She’s a master of intelligent dialogue, which adds to the tension, as several moments for a possible tryst pass the couple by...A fun, sexy read!” -- Historical Novel Society</p> <p>Founder of Gobookmart- <a href="https://shashi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://shashi.gobookmart.com/</a></p>
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The Stranger in the Mirror: By Liv Constantine | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Stranger in the Mirror: By Liv Constantine | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>“We’re off and running in this twisty tale that makes our mouths drop without our tongues moving to our cheeks. The execution is flawless and the story virtually Hitchcockian in a <em>Vertigo</em>-like way. One of the best books of the summer, if not all of 2021.” -- <em><strong>Providence Journal</strong></em><br> <br> “Exceptionally twisty. . . . Devilishly smooth and deceptive.” -- <em><strong>Toronto Star</strong></em><br> <br> “The well-worn trope of a person suffering amnesia receives a fresh update in <em>The Stranger in the Mirror,</em> thanks to appealing characters and Liv Constantine’s energetic storytelling. Constantine, the pseudonym for sisters Lynne and Valerie Constantine, has delivered consistently enthralling novels that have deservedly landed on best sellers lists. . . . Constantine imbues this fifth novel with a brisk plot, solid twists and many surprises as the author blends the psychological thriller with a terrifying domestic drama.” -- <em><strong>The Sun-Sentinel</strong></em><br> <br> "A nail-biting page-turner. . . . a powerful read.” -- <em><strong>New York Journal of Books</strong></em><br> <br> “Races along like a rocket on steroids. . . . Once you’ve opened the book, figuring out who Addison Hope is and how she got to Philadelphia will become your reason for waking up in the morning. Just give into it, set aside a day or two, and immerse yourself. But prepare for spine-tingling thrills.” -- <em><strong>Book Reporter</strong></em><br> <br> "A great addition to your beach bag this summer. Liv Constantine has done it again—creating multi-dimensional characters with some&nbsp;<em>very</em>&nbsp;deep psychological issues. Highly recommended for readers who enjoy twists and turns.”&nbsp; -- <em><strong>Criminal Element</strong></em><br> <br> "Gripping!&nbsp; Equal parts character study and domestic thriller, THE STRANGER IN THE MIRROR makes for a perfect weekend read—a highly enjoyable page-turner where you race to the end, breathless to discover the shocking truth." -- <strong>Lisa Gardner, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author</strong><br> <br> “<em>The Stranger in the Mirror</em> by Liv Constantine is psychological suspense at its finest. Full of dark secrets and surprising twists, Constantine’s latest thriller leads readers down a pulse-pounding path of lies, hidden motives, and deadly intentions. An addictive, unputdownable read.” -- <strong>Heather Gudenkauf, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Weight of Silence </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>This is How I Lied</strong></em></p>
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The Spark: By Vi Keeland | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Spark: By Vi Keeland | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Hindi: <a href="https://hindi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://hindi.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Shop: <a href="https://shop.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://shop.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>"I burned through the pages of this <strong>unputdownable</strong> book so quickly, when I only wanted to savor the <strong>irresistible chemistry</strong> between Decker and Autumn." —Kindle Crack<br> <br> "This has become <strong>my favorite book by Vi</strong>. It's a slow burn romance with so many <strong>emotions</strong> throughout the whole story, I truly didn't know if I was going to be able to handle them all." —Cat's Guilty Pleasure&nbsp;<br> <br> "The characters are <strong>dynamic and edgy</strong>; the romance is <strong>passionate and heart warming</strong>."&nbsp;<br> —The Reading Café<br> <br> "I <strong>loved this story</strong>. I went through every emotion while reading it and loved Autumn and Donovan equally." —Relentless Book Chicks Ramblings and Reviews<br> <br> "It's rare that a male character is so <strong>perfectly written</strong>, that I didn't find one fault in his behavior." —Paula Loves Her Books<br> <br> "Wow an amazing <strong>6 star story</strong>, that had me reading non stop until I hit the end. I was sucked in deep of the heart of this page turner." —TDC Book Reviews</p>
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Song of the Forever Rains: By E.J. Mellow | Book Review Podcast
<p>Song of the Forever Rains: By E.J. Mellow | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Hindi: <a href="https://hindi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://hindi.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Shop: <a href="https://shop.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://shop.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Founder: <a href="http://shashi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">http://shashi.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>“A spellbinding read…A dark, lyrical fantasy that merges vast worldbuilding with the best of romance tropes.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“This character-driven, high-stakes fantasy romance is a captivating read and the first book in a new series.” <strong>—BuzzFeed</strong></p> <p>“It’s so easy to lose yourself in Mellow’s evocative and engaging prose. <em>Song of the Forever Rains</em> blends excellent world building, wonderful character dynamics, and slow burn romance. I’m already looking forward to the sequel.” <strong>—Charlie N. Holmberg, </strong><em><strong>Wall Street Journal</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p>“A story so immersive, it will haunt you long after the last page.” <strong>—Staci Hart, bestselling author</strong></p> <p>“From the award-winning author of the Dreamland series comes a new dark romantic fantasy about a young woman finding hope in her powers of destruction.” <strong>—The Nerd Daily</strong></p>
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The Noise: By James Patterson and JD Barker | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Noise By James Patterson and JD Barker</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Hindi:</strong> <a href="https://hindi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://hindi.gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p>“A&nbsp;really entertaining thriller . . like Michael Crichton (who might have written something very like this), Patterson and Barker keep ratcheting up the suspense and the sense of impending doom, until, by the end, we wish we could read faster just so we can find out what happens next.”―<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p> <p><br></p>
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The Night She Disappeared: By Lisa Jewell | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Night She Disappeared: By Lisa Jewell | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Hindi Website: </strong><a href="https://hindi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank"><strong>https://hindi.gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p> <p>“No one tells stories like this better than Lisa Jewell . . . she gets right into it, doesn’t mess about, puts real-seeming characters with rich interior lives through 350 pages of insane suspense—and then hits us with an ending we never saw coming.&nbsp;I love it.” (LEE CHILD, New York Times bestselling author of The Sentinel )<br> <br> “Lisa Jewell is one of my favourite writers and this is her best yet. I read it in 24 hours. Utterly gripping with richly drawn, hugely compelling characters, this is a first class thriller with heart.” (LUCY FOLEY, New York Times bestselling author of The Guest List )<br> <br> “I love all Lisa’s books, but <em>The Night She Disappeared</em> is her best thriller yet.” (HARLAN COBEN, New York Times bestselling author of Win )<br> <br> “Jewell is in top form in this suspenseful, satisfying story.” (Publishers Weekly)<br> <br> “Lisa Jewell is one of the best thriller writers out there, and&nbsp;<em>The Night She Disappeared</em>&nbsp;sets a new high-water mark. Electrifying, chilling and unputdownable. When friends ask for a book recommendation, this is the one I'll be sharing.” (SARAH PEKKANEN, New York Times bestselling co-author of The Wife Between Us )<br> <br> “Gripping and satisfying, this had me in tears at the end.” (The Guardian)<br> <br> “Jewell is skilled at keeping readers on their toes, always challenging our expectations of where a story is heading. . . . If you like to be kept guessing, this one’s for you.” (Booklist)<br> <br> <strong>“</strong>No one thickens a plot like Lisa Jewell. I couldn’t put this book down. Jewell just keeps getting better. It’s SO GOOD!” (SHARI LAPENA, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door )<br> <br> “A nail-biting, heart-thudding, ‘please-let-her-be-all-right’ stunner of a novel. Left me reeling.” (JANE CORRY, bestselling author of My Husband’s Wife )<br> <br> “Mother of God, Lisa Jewell’s on fire. <em>The Night She Disappeared</em> is UNBELIEVABLY good. I was utterly utterly agog." (MARIAN KEYES, New York Times bestselling author of The Brightest Star in the Sky )</p> <p><strong>Founder:</strong> <a href="http://shashi.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">http://shashi.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p><strong>Tumblr:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.tumblr.com/</a></p> <p><strong>Shop:</strong> <a href="https://shop.gobookmart.com/" target="_blank">https://shop.gobookmart.com/</a></p> <p>Kavi Ki Kitab Se (Hindi Poetry Show): <a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/543ol7X7Ze8k1K1R7IfgpC" target="_blank">https://open.spotify.com/show/543ol7X7Ze8k1K1R7IfgpC</a></p>
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A Psalm for the Wild-Built: By Becky Chambers | Monk and Robot Series
<p>A Psalm for the Wild-Built: By Becky Chambers | Monk and Robot Series</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p>“Chambers’ writing is always tender and healing, but this book has something else braided into it ― something more... This is a book that, for one night, made me stop asking ‘what am I even <em>for</em>?’ I’m prescribing a preorder to anyone who has ever felt lost. Stunning, kind, necessary.” ―Sarah Gailey<br> <br> "This was an optimistic vision of a lush, beautiful world that came back from the brink of disaster. Exploring it with the two main characters was a fun and fascinating experience.” ―Martha Wells<br> <br> "I'm the world's biggest fan of odd couple buddy road trips in science fiction, and this odd couple buddy road trip is a delight: funny, thoughtful, touching, sweet, and one of the most humane books I've read in a long time. We could all use a read like this right now." ―Sarah Pinsker<br> <br> "I read this book in one sitting when I was having a really wretched day, and it helped. It felt like a warm cup of tea made by someone who loves me. It's a soft hug of a book, and it says 'It's okay if you're not okay right now.' It made me cry the good sort of tears―the sort when someone is unexpectedly kind to you at the moment you need it most." ―Alexandra Rowland<br> <br> “The first book in Chambers’ new series feels like a moment to breathe, a novel that exists to give readers a place to rest and think… Recommended for fans of Chambers’ Wayfarers series and <em>The House in the Cerulean Sea</em> by TJ Klune.” ―<em>Booklist</em> Starred Review<br> <br> "Written with all of Chambers’ characteristic nuance and careful thought, this is a cozy, wholesome meditation on the nature of consciousness and its place in the natural world. Fans of gentle, smart, and hopeful science fiction will delight in this promising series starter." ―<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p>
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Six Crimson Cranes: By Elizabeth Lim | Book Review Podcast
<p><strong>Six Crimson Cranes: By Elizabeth Lim | Book Review Podcast</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p>"<em>Six Crimson Cranes</em> is an unputdownable, sweeping fairytale that thrills as much as it delights. Lim is a master storyteller."--Kerri Maniscalco, #1 NYTimes bestselling author of <em>The Kingdom of the Wicked</em></p> <p>​​</p> <p>"Elizabeth Lim weaves a charmer of a fairytale with her imaginative storytelling. A resilient heroine, a cast of imaginative characters, and creative plot turns make&nbsp;this gem of a novel sparkle."--Stacey Lee, award-winning author of&nbsp;<em>The Downstairs Girl</em><br> <br> "<em>Six Crimson Cranes</em>&nbsp;is a fairytale that feels at once both epic and intimate.&nbsp;"<em>--</em>Sarah Henning, bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>Sea Witch&nbsp;</em>and&nbsp;<em>The Princess Will Save You</em><br> <br> "A gorgeous version of an old fairy tale, told with flair and originality.&nbsp;A must-read for lovers of folkloric fantasy." --Juliet Marillier, award-winning author of&nbsp;<em>Daughter of the Forest​</em></p> <p>"This book is magic.&nbsp;The&nbsp;writing will transport you, and you will love Shiori. I myself loved her from the moment she jumped out the window to escape her betrothal ceremony--which was the very first scene." --Kristin Cashore, NYTimes bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>The Graceling Realm</em>&nbsp;series</p>
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Velvet Was the Night: By Silvia Moreno-Garcia | Book Review Podcast
<p>Velvet Was the Night: By Silvia Moreno-Garcia</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p>“<em>Velvet Was the Night</em> is a delicious, twisted treat for lovers of noir. Silvia Moreno-Garcia is a masterful writer who pulls you into her dark world and never lets you go. From the suspenseful, slow-burn plot to the crisp, desperate characters, you will be obsessed.”<strong>—Simone St. James,</strong><em><strong> New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Sun Down Motel</strong></em><br> <br> “<em>Velvet Was the Night</em> is a rollicking work of historical noir with a vivid sense of time and place and an unforgettable cast. Moreno-Garcia made me care deeply about her characters and their dangerous, riveting misadventures. This is a stylish hard-boiled novel painted in shades of gray with a whole lot of heart.”<strong>—Steph Cha, author of </strong><em><strong>Your House Will Pay</strong></em><br> <br> “Silvia Moreno-Garcia takes you into the gritty underworld noir of 1970s Mexico City with a propulsive read where no one and nothing is as it seems.”<strong>—Isabella Maldonado, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Cipher</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “<em>Velvet Was the Night</em> cements Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s incredible versatility as an amazing writer who moves effortlessly between genres. It’s a lush, magnificent trip into a world of danger and discovery—not to be missed!”<strong>—S. A. Cosby, author of </strong><em>Blacktop Wasteland</em><strong> and Razorblade Tears</strong><br> <br> “This seductive neo-noir thriller&nbsp;from bestseller Moreno-Garcia (<em>Mexican Gothic</em>) draws on the real-life efforts of the Mexican government to suppress political dissent in the 1970s. . . . A rich novel with an&nbsp;engrossing plot, distinctive characters,&nbsp;and a pleasing touch of romance.&nbsp;Readers won’t be able to put it down.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><strong>,&nbsp;(starred review)</strong><br> <br> “It’s hard to describe how much fun this novel is—Moreno-Garcia, whose <em>Mexican Gothic</em> (2020) gripped readers last year, proves to be just as good at noir as she is at horror. The novel features&nbsp;memorable characters,&nbsp;taut pacing, an&nbsp;intricate plot, and antiheroes you can’t help but root for.&nbsp;A noir masterpiece.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><br> <br> “Moreno-Garcia keeps the&nbsp;suspense high&nbsp;and the&nbsp;action intense, all while sharing a bit of 1970s Mexican history in this&nbsp;perfectly pitched novel. Fans of Moreno-Garcia’s other novels will relish this title, as will noir aficionados and readers who like stories about everymen and ‑women&nbsp;rising to the occasion.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p>
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The Hollows: By Mark Edwards | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Hollows: By Mark Edwards | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“An exceptional read, I was sucked in from the word go. Fresh and original but with all the hallmarks of a vintage Mark Edwards thriller—a creepy, twisty, shadowy tale that Stephen King would have been proud to have written.” <strong>—John Marrs, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>When You Disappeared</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>What Lies Between Us</strong></em></p> <p>“A really creepy and clever page-turner with a great father/teenage daughter dynamic. Loved it!” <strong>—Louise Candlish, </strong><em><strong>Sunday Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Our House</strong></em></p> <p>“A brilliant read! So eerily atmospheric. I loved the sense of menace lurking in the woods and the rising tension and fear was truly spine-chilling. Fans of Mark Edwards are definitely in for a page-turning, wonderfully spooky read.” <strong>—Karen Hamilton, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Perfect Girlfriend</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>The Hollows</em> is an exceptionally creepy page-turner with a brilliantly-handled parent/teenager dynamic at its heart.” <strong>—Teresa Driscoll, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>I Am Watching You</strong></em></p> <p>“Loved this nightmare summer-camp holiday story—another pitch-perfect page-turner from Mark Edwards.” <strong>—Jane Casey, </strong><em><strong>Sunday Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p>“This book is perfect if you like spooky mysteries in atmospheric, isolated woods. A proper summer page-turner with a clever sting in the tail.” <strong>—Chris Ewan, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Safe House</strong></em></p> <p>“Atmospheric and spine-chilling—I loved the father/daughter relationship at its heart.” <strong>—Harriet Tyce, </strong><em><strong>Sunday Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p>“This is why I never go camping in the woods. Another terrifically creepy page-turner from a consummate storyteller.” <strong>—David Jackson, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Cry Baby</strong></em></p>
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Not a Happy Family: By Shari Lapena | Book Review Podcast
<p>Not a Happy Family: By Shari Lapena</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Another edge-of-the-seat ride that left me breathless.”<br> <strong>—Fiona Barton,</strong> <em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of</strong> <em><strong>The Suspect</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Domestic thriller fans rejoice! Shari Lapena is back with another book that will make you question everything you think you know about your partner.”<br> <em><strong>—</strong></em><strong>Book Riot</strong><br> <br> <strong>Praise for</strong> <em><strong>The End of Her</strong></em><em>:</em><br> <br> “Shari Lapena's latest thriller <em>The End of Her</em> will keep you guessing right up to the end . . . And so begins a nonstop page-turning that has become a hallmark of Lapena's work. . . Be sure to carve out enough time, because once you pick it up, you will not want to put it down.”<br> <em><strong>—USA Today<br> </strong></em><br> “The fast pace will keep those fond of mischief and murder in suburbia turning the pages.”<br> <em><strong>—Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “A novel of domestic suspense with shifting POVs, <em>The End of Her</em> will have you questioning who to believe right up until the end.”<br> <em><strong>—Buzzfeed</strong></em></p>
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The Therapist: By B.A. Paris | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Therapist: By B.A. Paris</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>B A Paris is the internationally bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors, The Breakdown, Bring Me Back and The Dilemma. Having sold over one million copies in the UK alone, she is a New York Times bestseller as well as Sunday Times bestseller and a number one bestseller on Amazon and iBooks. Her books have been translated into 40 languages. Having lived in France for many years, she and her husband recently moved back to the UK.<br> Her fifth novel The Therapist is out in April 2021</p>
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The Book of Accidents: By Chuck Wendig | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Book of Accidents: By Chuck Wendig | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Dark Roads: By Chevy Stevens | Book Review Podcast
<p>Dark Roads: By Chevy Stevens</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com" target="_blank"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p>"My favorite Chevy Stevens book since <em>Still Missing</em>. Stevens reliably creates complex, resilient female characters, and Hailey and Beth - whose lives collide in <em>Dark Roads </em>- are utterly compelling. The suspense builds with every page, and the ending is a complete shocker." ―Sarah Pekkanen, #1 <em>New York Times</em> Bestselling Author of <em>The Wife Between Us</em><br> <br> "Aptly named, <em>Dark Roads</em> is deep, dark, and unsettling. From the opening page, it’s clear you’re in the hands of a master storyteller. The missing, the dead, those left behind, the ones who know what's happened, all explode onto the page. With brilliant characterizations, tight plotting, and a setting bound to give you chills, this is Steven's finest book to date. A tour de force mystery you do not want to miss."<br> ―J.T. Ellison, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Her Dark Lies</em><br> <br> “Chevy Stevens is a brilliant and unique talent and <em>Dark Roads</em> is an instant classic. My hat’s off to her.” ― C. J. Box, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Long Range<br> </em><br> "Chevy Stevens is back and better than ever with a grisly tale that will make you think twice before driving down any deserted highways at night. <em>Dark Roads</em> is a chilling, pulse-pounding thriller that also tugs at the heartstrings. It's everything you've come to love from a master of the psych thriller genre!" ― Mary Kubica, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of <em>The Other Mrs.</em></p>
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Such a Quiet Place: By Megan Miranda | Book Review Podcast
<p>Such a Quiet Place: By Megan Miranda</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Sleepwalking is creepy. You’re asleep, but you're walking through the night—like the living dead. I knew when I started&nbsp;<em>The Girl from Widow Hills</em>&nbsp;I was in for some shivers. But I had no idea the terrors that were in store.”<strong>—R. L. STINE, bestselling author of&nbsp;Goosebumps&nbsp;and&nbsp;Fear Street</strong><br> <br> “A hauntingly atmospheric and gorgeously written page-turner,&nbsp;<em>The Girl from Widow Hills</em>&nbsp;is a deeply thought-provoking, riveting mystery about the complex weight of history and the dangerous power of the lies we tell ourselves<strong>.”—KIMBERLY McCREIGHT,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling&nbsp;author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Reconstructing Amelia</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>A Good Marriage</strong></em><br> <br> <strong>PRAISE FOR&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>THE LAST HOUSE GUEST</strong></em><br> <br> “The perfect summer thriller . . . with a pace that made my heart race.”&nbsp;<strong>—Riley Sager,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Last Time I Lied</strong></em><br> <br> “Oh boy, does she ever know how to write a twisty-turny ending (or two, or more).”&nbsp;<strong>—Marilyn Stasio,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The New York Times Book Review</strong></em><br> <br> “This searing small-town thriller from bestseller Miranda explores the complexities of female friendship and the picturesque fictions that money can buy. . . . Sharply drawn characters both ground and elevate the bombshell-laden plot, while evocative prose heightens tension and conjures place. Miranda delivers a clever, stylish mystery that will seize readers like a riptide.<strong>”—</strong><em><strong>PUBLISHERS WEEKLY&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> “A lightning-fast mystery . . . that will have readers on the edge of their seats.<strong>”—MARY KUBICA,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Good Girl</strong></em></p>
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For Your Own Good: By Samatha Downing | Book Review Podcast
<p>For Your Own Good: By Samatha Downing</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"No one writes a twisted character quite like Samantha Downing."<br> —<strong>HelloGiggles<br> <br> </strong>“Once I sat down to read&nbsp;For Your Own Good —&nbsp;a clever, twisty thriller — it was difficult to stop reading. It's the perfect read to get lost in this summer."<br> —<strong>Buzzfeed<br> </strong><br> “Just finished reading this wonderfully dark, twisty and compelling thriller set in a prestigious private school. I raced through it, desperate to know how it would end.”<br> <strong>—B.A. Paris</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Behind Closed Doors</em><br> <br> "Samantha Downing delivers a slick and chilling thriller, leading readers on a dark, sinuous journey through the halls of Belmont Academy—the type of place where you’re never sure who to trust, or who to fear. Suspenseful, surprising, and completely original."<br> —<strong>Megan Miranda</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Last House Guest</em><br> <br> “Dark, sly and delicious...totally original—and totally compelling.”<br> —<strong>JP Delaney</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Girl Before</em><br> <br> "I'm a huge fan of Samantha Downing, who is masterful at creating diabolical characters and deliciously chilling plots. An absolutely terrific book!"<br> —<strong>Sarah Pekkanen</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Wife Between Us</em><br> <br> “Samantha Downing is totally the real deal. Wry and dark and witty and clever. I didn't think she could outdo <em>My Lovely Wife</em> but I think this one tops it.”<br> <strong>—Sarah Pinborough</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Behind Her Eyes</em><br> <br> "Samantha Downing has achieved something so special in <em>For Your Own Good</em>. A story that is dark as night, sinister as hell, clever, twisting and downright fun."<br> —<strong>Chris Whitaker</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>We Begin at the End</em></p>
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Billy summers: By Stephen King | Book Review Podcast
<p>Billy summers: By Stephen King</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p>“Stephen King is an artist, and readers and critics who underestimate him do so at their own peril…<em>Billy Summers</em>&nbsp;is a very good story, told economically with an ear for rhythm. It’s about what it’s like to be a human being, and how that doesn’t really change much, no matter what situation you find yourself in…while there are plenty of action sequences, the heart of this novel lies in its quietest moments.”<br> <strong>—Philip Martin,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette</strong></em><br> <br> “A love letter to the transformative effects of putting words on paper…the impassioned argument Mr. King makes for the role of writing in healing traumas is heartfelt and affecting…&nbsp;fast-paced and cleverly constructed…&nbsp;written with Mr. King’s legendary eye for detail, and his ability to immerse readers in the mindsets of fictional characters serves the story well…&nbsp;witnessing this deeply-scarred man discover a new way of seeing himself and his place in the world is beautifully resonant.&nbsp;Mr. King’s sheer pleasure in the alchemy of turning mere words into entire universes is on full display here, and it is contagious&nbsp;— not just for Billy, but perhaps for Constant Readers as well.”<br> <strong>—Wendeline Wright,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</strong></em><br> <br> “Stephen King hits the mark with assassination thriller <em>Billy Summers</em>…It’s downright unfair, really: Not only is&nbsp;Stephen King&nbsp;an undisputed&nbsp;master of horror, he’s a virtuosic&nbsp;crime novelist as well…&nbsp;King&nbsp;actually is as good at the hard-boiled prose—in this case, the tale of an extremely effective assassin trying to get out after one last job—as he is the scary stuff…&nbsp;King’s known for his literary villains, yet in creating his killer title protagonist, he exquisitely gets into the mind of a hitman and roots around in there to figure out what kind of person would do wetwork, the loneliness involved for those who choose that as a career path and the effect it would have on friends and loved ones…&nbsp;The biggest crime here, however, would be missing out on&nbsp;<em>Billy Summers</em>&nbsp;and King’s new reign as a pulp genius.”<br> <strong>—Brian Truitt,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><br> <br> "King’s latest endeavor begins with a familiar premise: decorated veteran Billy Summers, a principled hit man on the eve of retirement, agrees to do one last job. Things go south in spectacularly bad fashion, making for a characteristically King thriller about luck, fate, and redemption. To see the undisputed master of horror shift into the realm of noir thrillers is proof that King can still surprise and astound us, all these decades later."<br> <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Esquire</strong></em><br> <br> "King has multiple novels in play here—thriller, at least two coming-of-age stories, and a knockout road novel—and he knits them together beautifully, never missing a stitch ...&nbsp;King has never been better than he is here at wrapping readers into a propulsive, many-tentacled narrative—complete with a perfectly orchestrated, moving ending."<br> <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist,&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>starred</strong></p>
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We Are the Brennans: By Tracey Lange | Book Review Podcast
<p>We Are the Brennans By Tracey Lange</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Reading this novel is like getting a view through a lighted window on a family sitting around a table after dark. Who are they? What are they talking about? All families have their own story and the ways they tell it to themselves, and untangling the many strands of this one was deep and richly satisfying. Once I started, I couldn't stop. I read it in one long delicious slide."<br> <strong>―Sarah Blake, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Guest Book</strong></em><br> <br> "In <em>We Are the Brennans</em>, Tracey Lange expertly captures the way one harrowing night can forever change a family. The Brennans are a tight-knit Irish family, carrying enough secrets to topple most families. Instead, Lange offers them a chance to heal, reminding us that it’s never too late to mend old wounds and that the things that tear us apart can ultimately put us back together. I devoured every page of this confident, accomplished debut."<br> <strong>―Amy Meyerson, internationally bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Bookshop of Yesterdays </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>The Imperfects</strong></em></p>
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Razorblade tears: By S.A. Cosby | Book Review Podcast
<p>Razorblade tears: By S.A. Cosby</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p><strong>"A powerful blend of pulsing action, sensitive and subtle character interaction, and uncompromising but highly nuanced reflection on racism and homophobia</strong>…Few novels marry tough and tender, head-banging and coming-of-age, as seamlessly as this one does, but that's no surprise from a supremely talented writer who keeps getting better.”<br> ―<em>Booklist, </em><strong>starred review</strong><br> <br> “<strong>A lean, mean crime story...Fast on its feet, by turns lethal and tender…This is a bloody good yarn</strong> with two compelling antiheroes you’ll root for from the start.”<br> ―<em>Kirkus</em>, <strong>starred review</strong><br> <br> <strong>“Simultaneously a contemplative mystery and a stunning thrill ride. </strong>A master of his craft, Cosby balances incredibly complicated characters with enveloping suspense and some of the most captivatingly violent scenes that you will ever read…Cosby’s writing is both fearless and sympathetic, exhibiting his formidable intellect alongside vivid imagery, sharp wit and intricate plot lines.<em>"</em><br> <em>―BookPage</em>, <strong>starred review</strong><br> <br> “[Cosby’s] story of fathers and sons, of men learning to respect others’ lives, has an unexpected depth for such a violent, confrontational book. <strong>This powerful book should be in every library.”</strong><br> <em>―Library Journal, </em>starred review<br> <br> <strong>“A double-barreled action saga that brings to mind the mayhem of early Dashiell Hammett and the bedlam of vintage Sam Peckinpah.</strong> Leavening the violence is the salty banter of two bereaved fathers who turn out to be, for better and worse, much more alike than they suspected.”<br> ―<em>Wall Street Journal</em></p>
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It Happened One Summer: By Tessa Bailey | Book Review Podcast
<p>It Happened One Summer By Tessa Bailey</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p><strong>Tessa Bailey</strong> is a <em>New York Times</em> and <em>USA Today</em> bestselling author originally from Carlsbad, California. Her most valuable life experiences were learned while waitressing at K-Dees, a Manhattan pub owned by her uncle. Inside those four walls, she met her husband, best friend, and discovered the magic of classic rock, managing to put herself through Kingsborough Community College and the English program at Pace University at the same time. Several stunted attempts to enter the work force as a journalist followed, but romance writing continued to demand her attention.</p>
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The Secret Keeper Of Jaipur: By Alka Joshi | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Secret Keeper Of Jaipur: By Alka Joshi</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Alka Joshi returns with a triumphant follow-up to her <em>New York Times</em> bestselling debut... [Her] magnificent writing gives voice to the too-often silenced while telling an engaging and powerful story.”--Pam Jenoff, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of <em>The Lost Girls of Paris</em><br> <br> <br> “Joshi excels at creating strong characters, the addition of Nimmi being no exception. As Lakshmi and Malik uncover the cause of the disaster, their loyalties are put to the test in this applause-worthy encore.”—<em>Booklist</em><br> <br> “Alka Joshi is a master story-teller. I was completely mesmerized by <em>The Secret Keeper of Jaipur </em>and could not put it down! It is a story of love, family, money and power, told with such poise, beauty and page-turning suspense... It touched my heart and it will stay with me for a long time.”<br> —Christy Lefteri, award-winning author of <em>The Beekeeper of Aleppo</em>.<br> <br> "With its beautifully complex cast of characters, THE SECRET KEEPER OF JAIPUR plunges readers back into the sumptuous world of THE HENNA ARTIST, where power, money, and secrets abound — and where carefully cultivated reputations balance on the knife edge of influence."–-Bryn Turnbull, bestselling author of <em>The Woman Before Wallis</em><br> <br> “In this timeless tale of loyalty, ambition, and love, Joshi explores what it means to create and build--from architectural marvels to chosen families--in a way that not only endures but inspires.”-- Nancy Jooyoun Kim, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Last Story of Mina Lee</em><br> <br> PRAISE FOR ALKA JOSHI'S <em>THE HENNA ARTIST</em></p>
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The Good Lie: By A. R. Torre | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Good Lie By A. R. Torre</p> <p><strong>website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Deliciously, sublimely nasty: <em>Mean Girls</em> for grown-ups.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“Torre keeps the suspense high…Readers will be riveted from page one.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p>“A glamorous and seductive novel that will suck you in and knock you sideways. I love this story, these characters, and the raw emotion they generated in me. I devoured every word. Exceptional.” <strong>—Tarryn Fisher, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p>“Raw and riveting. A clever ride that will make you question everyone and everything.” <strong>—Meredith Wild, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p>
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How Lucky: By Will Leitch | Book Review Podcast
<p>How Lucky: By Will Leitch</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“A lovely book. Set in Athens, Georgia, the novel is a model of verisimilitude.&nbsp; It is also beautifully written and suspenseful, at the same time being all about goodness and caring without once being sappy, or, well, sentimental.&nbsp; And that is a rare feat in fiction.”&nbsp; -- <em>Booklist </em><strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> "I'm reading a fantastic novel by Will Leitch called <em>How Lucky</em>. Publishes in May, I think. It's suspenseful and often wildly funny. You are going to like this a lot, and I think a lot of you are going to like it. It has that <em>Where the Crawdads Sing</em> vibe." -- Stephen King<br> <br> “What’s more thrilling than a fictional character speaking to us in a voice we haven’t heard before, a voice so authentic and immediate - think Huck Finn, Holden Caulfield, Mattie Ross - that we suspect it must’ve been there all along, that we somehow managed to miss it?&nbsp; Daniel, the protagonist of Will Leitch’s smart, funny, heartbreaking new novel <em>How Lucky</em>, is just such a voice, and I’m not sure it will ever completely leave my head, or that I want it to.”&nbsp;&nbsp; -- <strong>Richard Russo</strong><br> <br> “<em>How Lucky</em> is a gem: a riveting&nbsp;plot and a&nbsp;narrator who is charming, engaging, and downright inspiring. Will Leitch brilliantly juggles hilarity and horror. I loved this novel — every page.” -- <strong>Chris Bohjalian, #1 Bestselling Author of </strong><em><strong>The Flight Attendant</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Hour of the Witch</strong></em></p>
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The Personal Librarian: By Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Personal Librarian By Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“From the moment I picked up <em>The Personal Librarian</em>, I was&nbsp;in awe of Belle da Costa Greene. My heart went out as she navigated the life she lived and the one she hid…. Belle’s story couldn’t come at a more fitting time as our country faces a united path forward.”<br> <strong>—ReShonda Tate Billingsley, </strong>National bestselling author of <em>A Little Bit of Karma<br> </em><br> “Upon starting this novel, be prepared to do nothing else until you’ve reached its poignant, reflective end. Through brilliant pacing and with painstaking care<em>,</em> Benedict and Murray paint a vibrant portrait of a woman whose accomplishments, relationships, and secretive history were as complex and intriguing as the collections she helped curate…a timely, provocative read perfect for book clubs. I loved it."<br> —<strong>Kristina McMorris</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Sold on a Monday<br> </em><br> "From the opulent gilded age ballrooms of New York, to the fiercely competitive auction houses of Europe, <em>The Personal Librarian </em>is a poignant story of race, class and one woman’s struggle to live authentically.”<br> —<strong>Renée Rosen, </strong>Author of <em>The Social Graces<br> <br> </em>“The story of Belle da Costa Greene is timely, universal, and enduring. Through it, Benedict and Murray raise questions that are as important now as they were a hundred years ago—questions to which a true historical answer may be less important than the fact that we are continuing to face them in contemporary ways.”<br> —<em><strong>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</strong></em><br> <br> “This fictional account of Greene’s life feels authentic; the authors bring to life not only Belle but all those around her. An excellent piece of historical fiction that many readers will find hard to put down.”<br> —<em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em> (starred review)<br> <br> “A powerful take on the accomplishments of J.P. Morgan’s librarian…. Benedict and Murray do a great job capturing Belle’s passion and tenacity as she carves a place for herself in a racist male-dominated society. This does fine justice to a remarkable historical figure.”<br> —<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p>
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The Final Girl Support Group: By Grady Hendrix | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Final Girl Support Group By Grady Hendrix</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“<em>The Final Girl Support Group</em> is funny, scary, and a roaring good time. Grady Hendrix puts his own spin on final girls and I loved it.”—<strong>Samantha Downing, </strong><em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>My Lovely Wife</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> "Take slasher movie adoration, critique, and satire, mix with compelling, flawed characters and neck-breaking plot twists, and drop it all into an industrial blender with large blades. Voilà, you now have Grady's maniacally clever and compulsively readable <em>The Final Girl Support Group</em>."—<strong>Paul Tremblay, national bestselling author of Survivor Song</strong><br> <br> “Dissects slasher obsession with cutting humor and heart.”<strong> – </strong><em><strong>Bloody Disgusting</strong></em><br> <br> “A wildly entertaining romp through the conventions of horror’s slasher film subgenre…Hendrix masterfully evokes the paranoid existences of his diverse cast in the aftermath of their traumatic ordeals, and he so explicitly details the massacres and fictional film sagas that grew out of them that readers may believe them to be real. The result is a wonderfully suspenseful and darkly comic novel that cleverly subverts popular culture. Horror fans will be wowed.”—<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><strong> (starred review)<br> <br> </strong>"If you grew up on a diet of '80s slasher movies, <em>The Final&nbsp;Girl Support Group</em> is the book you've been waiting for...Clever, fast-paced horror comedy."&nbsp;—<em><strong>Oprah Daily</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>The Final Girl Support Group</em> is a deft examination of how our culture's obsession with misogynistic violence destroys the lives of women and how those women are able to keep fighting and living after unthinkable trauma. The beating heart of this book is empathy and it's set into a lightning-paced, vicious thriller. Reading it was a catharsis. Absolutely unmissable. Horror fans... you've never read a slasher like this."—<strong>Mallory O'Meara, national bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Lady from the Black Lagoon<br> </strong></em><br> “With <em>The Final Girl Support Group</em> Grady Hendrix transforms a horror trope into something bloody original. An incisive examination of society's obsession with violence against women that simultaneously honors and roasts the slasher genre with equal prowess. Wildly entertaining and clever as hell.”—<strong>Rachel Harrison,&nbsp;author of </strong><em><strong>The Return</strong></em><br> <br> “Grady Hendrix’s canny new novel, The Final Girl Support Group, gathers all the tropes and iconography of a decade’s worth of slasher movies, throws them into a blender with much more wit and intelligence than any of those movies displayed, in a truly original, compelling, suspenseful tour de force… with a knowing wink. Hendrix has a rare, unique voice in a genre sorely in need of more!"<strong>—Mick Garris, writer and director (</strong><em><strong>The Stand</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>Bag of Bones</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>The Shining</strong></em><strong> miniseries)</strong></p>
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Any way the wind blows: By Rainbow Rowell | Book Review Podcast
<p>Any way the wind blows By Rainbow Rowell</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"It’s a brilliantly addictive, genuinely romantic story about teenagers who can’t be neatly sorted into houses, coping with stress and loss and the confusion of just trying to be who they are. It’s as if Rowell turned the Harry Potter books inside out, and is showing us the marvelous, subversive stuffing inside." ―<em>Time Magazine </em>on <em>Carry On</em><br> <br> "Full of heart and humor, this fantastical tale is a worthy addition to the wizarding-school genre." ―<em>People Magazine </em>on <em>Carry On</em><br> <br> "<em>Carry On </em>is the fantasy book I didn’t know I’d been waiting for for years...Rowell’s mystery, magic, and political intrigue is the sexiest love story I’ve read in a long time." ―Julie Beck, for <em>The Atlantic</em><br> <br> "The funny, wised-up dialogue, the tumultuous, sweet, and sexy love story―is grade-A Rowell...almost impossible to put down." ―<em>Publishers Weekly</em> (starred review) on <em>Carry On</em><br> <br> "Stock up on copies―this one begs to be reread." ―<em>Booklist </em>(starred review) on <em>Carry On</em><br> <br> "With rock-solid worldbuilding, a sweet and believable romance subplot, and satisfying ending, <em>Carry On</em> is a monumentally enjoyable reading experience. Hand this to fans of Rowell, Harry Potter, love stories, and magic." ―<em>School Library Journal</em> (starred review)<br> <br> "<em>Carry On</em> is a triumph. Thrilling and sexy, funny and shocking, deeply moving and very, very magical. Trust me, you have never, ever seen a wizard school like this." ―Lev Grossman, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Magicians</em> trilogy</p>
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The Puma Years: By Laura Coleman | Book Review Podcast
<p><strong>The Puma Years: By Laura Coleman</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p>“<em>The Puma Years</em> is a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the animals rescued by a sanctuary, Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi, in Bolivia. And it is the heartwarming story of the relationship that grew up between Laura Coleman and a puma, a relationship that only deepened over the years. I visited the sanctuary years ago—what a wonderful place, dedicated staff and passionate volunteers. Engaging and inspiring—you will love this book.” <strong>—Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute &amp; UN Messenger of Peace</strong></p> <p>“Coleman’s adrenaline rush–inducing debut transports readers along on her 2007 adventure to the Amazon jungle of Bolivia…Coleman’s purpose-finding journey also offers a call to action for addressing the heartbreaking circumstances of wild animals in peril.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p>“Readers will be hooked by Coleman’s compelling storytelling right from the opening pages…There are poignant breakthroughs, unsettling setbacks, terrifying dangers, narrow escapes, heartbreaking separations and reunions, and hookups and relationships, all channeled through Coleman’s honest, wry, self-effacing, and always entertaining narrative…This is an amazing tale, one that readers will remember.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p> <p>“A funny and compelling true story of courage, endurance, and self-discovery. <em>The Puma Years</em> is a hymn to the sorrows and joys of finding kinship with the animal world.” <strong>—Gregory Norminton, author and environmentalist</strong></p> <p>“Impassioned, honest, unexpected and often very funny. A book about being consumed by the wild, in all its difficulty and damage, with a vivid cast of humans and animals.” <strong>—Nick Hunt, author of </strong><em><strong>Where The Wild Winds</strong></em></p>
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To Sir, with Love: By Lauren Layne is a sweet, lovely story | Book Review Podcast
<p>To Sir, with Love by Lauren Layne is a sweet, lovely story</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Layne updates the Nora Ephron 1998 rom-com,&nbsp;<em><strong>You've Got Mail</strong></em><strong>, for digital-age Manhattan</strong>...Sweet and full of humor… readers will be rooting for Gracie to find her Prince Charming."&nbsp; (Booklist)<br> <br> “Remember the movie&nbsp;<em>You've Got Mail</em>? Think of this novel as an updated version, Tinder and all....<strong>It's the perfect read while sipping a Mai Tai on the sand</strong>.” (Cosmopolitan.com)<br> <br> “If you love the 1998 film <em>You've Got Mail&nbsp;</em>you’ll love this book...And<strong> if you’re a sucker for a New York City setting, Cooper’s little Manhattan shop and park dates will check that box for you</strong>, too." (USA Today)<br> <br> “As light and refreshing as a glass of champagne, <em>To Sir, with Love</em> <strong>will have you smiling from the first swoon-worthy page to the last</strong>.”&nbsp; (Jill Shalvis, New York Times bestselling author )<br> <br> "<strong>Fans of Nora Ephron will adore this </strong>...&nbsp;Lauren Layne puts a fresh spin on a favorite classic, creating a charming, witty, heartfelt tale of hope and love and second chances." (Lori Nelson Spielman, New York Times bestselling author of THE LIFE LIST )<br> <br> "<strong>A charming, swoony, funny, must-read delight of a book! </strong>Unexpected side-effect: I now crave a champagne tasting in Manhattan with an oh-so-handsome business rival." (Evie Dunmore, USA Today Bestselling Author of PORTRAIT OF A SCOTSMAN )<br> <br> "<em><strong>To Sir, with Love</strong></em><strong> is a delight—as sweet and bubbly as a glass of champagne.</strong> I loved Gracie's fairytale take on the world, her wonderful friends and family, and her highly unusual romantic situation! Such a warm, lovely read." (Beth O'Leary, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Flatshare )<br> <br> "Crackling with humor and sizzling with romantic tension, <strong>this charming modern fairy tale sparkles like the best champagne</strong>. I couldn’t put it down!" (Alexis Daria, National Bestselling author of You Had Me At Hola )<br> <br> &nbsp;“Perfect for:&nbsp;fans of&nbsp;<em>You've Got Mail,</em> <em>Meet Cute,</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>The Wedding Party</em>.” (Country Living)<br> <br> “<strong>For when your fave movie of all time is </strong><em><strong>You’ve Got Mail</strong></em>…Don’t miss this modern version." (The Skimm)</p>
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The Road Trip: By Beth O'Leary | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Road Trip by Beth O'Leary</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"THIS BOOK IS PERFECT.”—Rosie Walsh, bestselling author of <em>Ghosted</em><br> <br> “As with her surprise hit, <em>The Flatshare</em>, O’Leary expertly balances humor and heart while introducing a zany cast of 20-somethings… Readers won’t want this crazy road trip to end.”—<em>Publishers Weekly</em><br> <br> "<em>The Road Trip </em>is a humorous yet deeply moving journey toward confronting the past, forgiveness, and reconciliation, with a poignant detour to a summer of young love in Provence. I loved the vivid cast and the depth and intimacy in O’Leary’s writing.”—Helen Hoang, <em>USA Today </em>bestselling author<br> <br> “Read this!&nbsp; Absolutely loved it!”—Christina Lauren,&nbsp;<em>New York Times </em>bestselling author</p>
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A Court Of Honey And Ash: By Shannon Mayer and Kelly St Clare | Book Review Podcast
<p>A Court Of Honey And Ash: By Shannon Mayer and Kelly St Clare</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p><br></p>
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Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke: By Eric LaRocca | Book Review Podcast
<p>Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke: By Eric LaRocca</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"A startling affair...I'll be cleaning up particles of darkness in my office for weeks." - Josh Malerman (<em>Bird Box</em>, <em>Inspection</em>)</p> <p>"When broken people do broken things - especially in the name of love - we all get broken, too. What starts as sweetly genteel swiftly descends into everything that's brutalizingly ugly about the abusive master/slave dynamic. A hauntingly elegant, masterfully written, and ultimately devastating indictment of cruel manipulation and even crueler submission. This is one deeply fucked-up heartbreaker. You have been warned." - John Skipp (<em>The Light at the End)</em></p> <p>"Part Dennis Cooper's <em>The Sluts, </em>part David Cronenberg's <em>The Brood</em>...Eric LaRocca's <em>Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke </em>is a masterpiece of epistolary body horror." - Max Booth III (<em>We Need to Do Something)</em></p> <p>"<em>Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke</em> is a tight, merciless epistolary, each piece of correspondence coiling the reader around its finger and never letting go. LaRocca skillfully weaves a grotesque, unforgettable page-turner of manipulation and depravity." - Hailey Piper (<em>The Worm and His Kings)</em></p> <p>"With darkly poetic prose and chilling stories that peel back layers of skin to reveal a beating, bloody heart, Eric LaRocca is the clear literary heir of Clive Barker." - Tyler Jones (<em>Criterium</em>, <em>The Dark Side of the Room)</em></p> <p>"Eric LaRocca is a fierce talent that knows no limit, masterful and utterly unmissable!" - Ross Jeffery (<em>Juniper</em>, <em>Tome</em>)</p>
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How the world is passed: By Clint Smith | Book Review Podcast
<p>How the world is passed: By Clint Smith</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Raises questions that we must all address, without recourse to wishful thinking or the collective ignorance and willful denial that fuels white supremacy.”&nbsp;―<em><strong>Martha Anne Toll, The Washington Post</strong></em><br> <br> “Sketches an impressive and deeply affecting human cartography of America’s historical conscience…an extraordinary contribution to the way we understand ourselves.”&nbsp;―<em><strong>Julian Lucas, New York Times Book Review</strong></em><br> <br> "Part of what makes this book so brilliant is its bothandedness. It is both a searching historical work and a journalistic account of how these historic sites operate today. Its both carefully researched and lyrical. I mean Smith is a poet and the sentences in this book just are piercingly alive. And it’s both extremely personal—it is the author’s story—and extraordinarily sweeping. It amplifies lots of other voices. Past and present. Reading it I kept thinking about that great Alice Walker line ‘All History is Current’.”―<em><strong>John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Anthropocene Reviewed</strong></em><br> <br> “The summer’s most visionary work of nonfiction is this radical reckoning with slavery, as represented in the nation’s monuments, plantations, and landmarks.”―<em><strong>Adrienne Westenfeld, Esquire</strong></em><br> <br> “The detail and depth of the storytelling is vivid and visceral, making history present and real. Equally commendable is the care and compassion shown to those Smith interviews — whether tour guides or fellow visitors in these many spaces. Due to his care as an interviewer, the responses Smith elicits are resonant and powerful. . . . Smith deftly connects the past, hiding in plain sight, with today's lingering effects.”―<em><strong>Hope Wabuke, NPR</strong></em><br> <br> “This isn’t just a work of history, it’s an intimate, active exploration of how we’re still constructing and distorting our history.”&nbsp;―<em><strong>Ron Charles, The Washington Post</strong></em><br> <br> “The power of an itinerant narrator—Smith journeys to Monticello, Angola Prison, Blandford Cemetery, and downtown Manhattan—is that it reveals slavery’s expansive, geographical legacy. Smith tells his stories with the soul of a poet and the heart of an educator.”&nbsp;&nbsp;―<em><strong>The Millions</strong></em><br> <br> “Both an honoring and an exposé of slavery’s legacy in America and how this nation is built upon the experiences, blood, sweat and tears of the formerly enslaved.”―<em><strong>The Root</strong></em></p>
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Choose me: By Tess Gerritsen | Book Review Podcast
<p>Choose me By Tess Gerritsen</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“With deceitful characters and plenty of twists, this novel is highly recommended for fans of Gerritsen or Braver, and readers who love suspense stories.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p> <p>“An emotionally charged page-turner that will definitely keep readers guessing, <em>Choose Me</em> has all of the twists and turns in the right places. Gerritsen and Braver are definitely the co-writing dynamic duo to look out for!” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Mystery &amp; Suspense Magazine</strong></em></p> <p>“In just 320 pages, Gerritsen and Braver manage to weave a tale so sordid, so shocking, that you can’t stop reading. Whether you need a solid beach read this summer or you need something for a long flight or road trip, <em>Choose Me</em> is the perfect choice.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Culturess</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>Choose Me</em> is a whirlwind with sharp, fluid prose and fine depth of character, telling an age-old story with powerful and timely relevancy. Told from alternating perspectives, the story is chilly, creepy, nuanced, layered, a puzzler of the first order, and—above all—poignant. This story will hit home for many. Gerritsen and Braver really nailed this one.” <strong>—David Baldacci, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p>“A spellbinding mystery. Gerritsen and Braver’s expert storytelling is on full display.” <strong>—Karin Slaughter, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> and #1 international bestselling author</strong></p>
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Hostage: By Clare Mackintosh | Book Review Podcast
<p>Hostage: By Clare Mackintosh</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong><a href=" https://gobookmart.com"> https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"A mind-blowing read that questions everything you know about somebody. A triumph!" - <em><strong>Sandie Jones, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Woman</strong></em><br> <br> "Fiendishly clever. Mackintosh takes domestic suspense to new heights in this tale of a kidnapped child, hijacked plane, and two parents' desperate fight to save their family." - <em><strong>Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author</strong></em><br> <br> "A propulsive read―Hostage will have you questioning 'what would you do?' at every turn." - <em><strong>Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Wife</strong></em><br> <br> "It felt like watching a blockbuster movie; edge of seat, nail biting, propulsive, compulsive, thrilling and just so beautifully done." - <em><strong>Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone</strong></em><br> <br> "A nail-biter of a thriller with an unexpected gut-punch at the end―a fantastic read!" - <em><strong>Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The End of Her</strong></em><br> <br> "No one writes a twist like Clare Mackintosh." - <em><strong>Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author</strong></em></p>
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Bath Haus: By P.J. Vernon | Book Review Podcast
<p>Bath Haus: By P.J. Vernon</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"P. J. Vernon has crafted a thriller that is dark, gripping, and addictive. Reading&nbsp;<em>Bath Haus</em>&nbsp;is like eavesdropping on the disintegration of a beautiful lie. You think you know how it's going to end but you have NO IDEA."&nbsp;<strong>S. A. Cosby</strong>, author of&nbsp;<em>Blacktop Wasteland&nbsp;<br> <br> </em>"<em>Bath Haus&nbsp;</em>starts out as a cat-and-mouse thriller, but by the end you’ll realize that everyone is both cat and mouse. You’ll also be a breathless wreck, because this book is not fooling around. . .Things come to a head in a finale that initially feels like a collision between&nbsp;<em>The Boys in the Band</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?</em>&nbsp;but quickly spirals into genuine nail-biting terror.&nbsp;Don’t miss&nbsp;<em>Bath Haus</em>. It’s intricate, speedy and scary." <em><strong>BookPage</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>Bath Haus</em>&nbsp;is an electrifying, addictive, and terrifying thriller that lodged my heart in my throat from the first line. The gorgeous writing and masterful, enthralling plot dug into my skin, not letting go until the explosive ending. P. J. Vernon is a spectacular talent with a brilliant voice that will hypnotize you." <strong>Samantha M. Bailey</strong>,&nbsp;<em>USA Today</em>&nbsp;bestselling author of&nbsp;<em>Woman on the Edge</em><br> <br> “What a ride! Taut as piano wire prose, propulsive plotting. Breathlessly twisty. Brilliantly addictive.”&nbsp;<strong>C. J. Tudor</strong>, author of <em>The Burning Girls</em><br> <br> "Sexy, twisted and sharp—reading <em>Bath Haus </em>is like reaching for a man's fly and discovering it's made of razor wire."&nbsp;<strong>John Fram</strong>, author of <em>The Bright Lands</em></p>
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The Damage: By Caitlin Wahrer | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Damage: By Caitlin Wahrer</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“A complex, suspenseful story about the shocking and unexpected consequences of a sexual assault… a brilliant debut. One of the best books you’ll read this year.”<br> <strong>—Shari Lapena, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Couple Next Door<br> </strong></em><br> “<em>The Damage&nbsp;</em>pulled me in from the first page with smart narration, characters I cared about, a hold-your-breath plot, and a terrific final twist. Put this one high on your summer list.”<br> <strong>—Stephen King<br> </strong><em><strong><br> </strong></em>“Wahrer weaves a brilliantly layered story of a horrific crime and how it forces each member of a loving family to confront the harrowing question of what kind of person they truly are.... Breathtakingly real…compelling.”<br> <strong>—Jeffery Deaver, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> </strong>bestselling author of <em>The Final Twist</em><br> <br> “Smart, suspenseful and timely, this accomplished debut takes us on a journey through the investigation, the legal process and the emotional fall-out from one ugly night in a small town in New England.”<br> <strong>—Gilly Macmillan, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>To Tell You The Truth<br> </strong></em><em><br> </em>“A blisteringly smart and evocative novel, with a compelling premise, richly developed characters, and enough suspense to keep you up all night. A powerful debut."<br> <strong>—Bruce Holsinger, national bestselling author of The Gifted School</strong><br> <br> “A brilliantly-observed novel. . . a damning and humane exploration of family, brotherhood and upbringing. To say I loved it is a wild understatement.”<br> <strong>—</strong>Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of <em>The Choice</em></p>
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The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot: By Marianne Cronin | Book Review Podcast
<p>The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot: By Marianne Cronin</p> <p><strong>website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“This multi-generational novel about friendship is something special: moving, joyful, and life-affirming.” -- <em><strong>Good Housekeeping</strong></em><strong>, UK (Book of the Month)</strong><br> <br> “Glorious debut about friendship . . . Touching, honest, and funny.” -- <em><strong>Prima</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;(Book of the Month)</strong><br> <br> "A heart-warming story about how friendship can grow between people of different generations." -- <strong>BBC</strong><br> <br> “Cronin’s characters are fully drawn, and chime together to tell a sweet story about connection, loss, and living.” -- <em><strong>Irish Times</strong></em><br> <br> "Cronin’s touching debut is a joyous celebration of friendship, love, and life." -- <em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> "Marianne Cronin’s first novel brims with so much life. . . . With love and tenderness on every page, this imaginative novel is a joy to read." -- <em><strong>BookPage</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p>
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The Chase: By Lisa Harris | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Chase: By Lisa Harris&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"An excellent thriller with well-drawn characters and the suspenseful start to Harris's new US Marshals series."--<em>Booklist</em><br> <br> "There are so many unexpected twists and turns that I was engaged from beginning until end. I can't wait for the next book in the series."--<em>Relz Reviewz</em></p>
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The Hidden Palace: By Helene Wecker | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Hidden Palace: By Helene Wecker</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“A blend of romance, Mary Shelley-esque horror, and folklore…. Wecker skillfully combines the storylines of Chava the Golem and Ahmad the Jinni and numerous other players, good and evil, in an enchanting tale that pleases on every page.”&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; -- <em>Kirkus Reviews&nbsp;</em><strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> “Impressive…storytelling à la Dickens…A satisfying, mature sequel to&nbsp;<em>The Golem and the Jinni</em>, continuing the magical story of two immigrant mythological characters from the turn of the 20th century to the outbreak of WWI.”&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em><br> <br> “Spanning more than a decade and touching on major early-twentieth-century events, such as the Triangle fire, the sinking of the Titanic, and the beginning of WWI, Wecker's second outing blends Jewish and Middle Eastern mythology within a vibrant historical setting.” -- <em>Booklist</em><br> <br> "Richly nuanced and beautiful. &nbsp;. . . Wecker skillfully draws together these disparate lives and characters in an immersive and magical tale of loneliness, love, and finding hope.” -- Buzzfeed</p>
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Dream Girl: By Laura Lippman | Book Review Podcast
<p>Dream Girl: By Laura Lippman</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"With this tip of the hat to Stephen King's <em>Misery</em>, <em>Dream Girl </em>is funny and suspenseful, with a dread-worthy final twist." -- <em>People</em><br> <br> “My dream novel. I devoured this in three days. The sharpest, clearest-eyed take on our #MeToo reckoning yet. Plus: enthralling." -- Megan Abbott, Edgar Award-winning author of Dare Me and The Fever<br> <br> "Perceptive, often amusing insights into a writer’s mind make this a standout. Lippman is in top form for this enticingly witty, multilayered guessing game." -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em> <strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> "Lippman never stops twisting the plot into a deliciously intricate pretzel, right up to the jaw-dropping finale. This is both a beguiling look at the mysteries of authorship and a powerful #MeToo novel, but that's only the tip of a devilishly jagged iceberg..." -- <em>Booklist </em><strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> "Lippman (<em>Lady in the Lake</em>) nods at Stephen King and Alfred Hitchcock in this hair-raising tale, but makes it wholly hers and completely riveting. She conveys the horror of being housebound and reliant on strangers, as well as the fear of losing one’s mind. It’s a page-turning, plot-twisting masterpiece." -- <em>Library Journal&nbsp;</em>(starred review)<br> <br> “The closest writer America has to Ruth Rendell.... What makes this book special, even extraordinary, is that the crossword puzzle aspect is secondary...[<em>Lady in the Lake</em>] reflects the gulf which then existed between what women were expected to be and what they aspired to be.” -- Stephen King, <em>New York Times Book Review, </em>on<em> The Lady in the Lake</em><br> <br> “Don’t miss this novel.”&nbsp; -- Anna Quindlen, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author, on <em>The Lady in the Lake</em><br> <br> “A cavalcade of narrators—including Cleo’s ghost, who wants Maddie to stop poking into her world—and Lippman’s expert storytelling bring the city’s tensions wondrously to life.”&nbsp; -- <em>People </em>on <em>The Lady in the Lake</em><br> <br> “Inspired by the unsolved death of Shirley Parker... Lippman’s ambitious novel weaves some twenty points of view into a seamless, vivid whole. The novel demonstrates that Lippman, a former <em>Baltimore Sun</em> reporter, is both a skilled journalist and a masterful novelist.”&nbsp; -- <em>Washington Post</em> on <em>The Lady in the Lake</em></p>
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Neon Gods: By Katee Robert | Book Review Podcast
<p>Neon Gods: By Katee Robert</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Deliciously inventive...This red-hot romance is a winner." - <em><strong>Publishers Weekly STARRED Review</strong></em></p>
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Hairpin Bridge: By Taylor Adams | Book Review Podcast
<p>Hairpin Bridge by Taylor Adams</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"A shot of adrenaline straight to the heart! Propulsive and unpredictable, <em>Hairpin Bridge</em>&nbsp;will have you on edge from the first page to the last." -- Riley Sager, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Home Before Dark</em><br> <br> “Taylor Adams’s fourth stand-alone thriller moves at about 150 miles per hour until its closing scene, which is still and tender . . . A novel that’s part action flick and part affecting rumination on moral responsibility within families.”<br> -- <em>Washington Post</em><br> <br> "<em>Hairpin Bridge</em> reads like a Stephen King novel and is especially reminiscent of <em>Misery </em>in how the characters shape-shift as the narrative progresses, leaving the reader wondering who is more dangerous—and more importantly, which one will prevail." -- <em>BookPage</em><br> <br> "Adams follows his debut, 2019’s&nbsp;<em>No Exit</em>, with another dazzling thriller. . . . Adams is a writer to watch." -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em> <strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> "There are certainly thriller elements, here, and in fact stretches of this book all but grip your wrists, but its deepest pleasures come from the mystery, the masterfully controlled revelations of what really happened at and off that bridge as the sister of the woman who died in that plunge uncovers them. That sister is a fully realized character, and getting to know her puts us in intimate touch with the victim, too—and, as really good fiction can (let’s recall)—with ourselves, too." -- <em>Shawangunk Journal</em><br> <br> The pace is breakneck, with Taylor Adams exhibiting exquisite control of his craft and material as he leads readers through the plot’s many revelations and reversals. . . . Violent, occasionally bizarre, and overall deeply heartfelt, this was one heck of a journey—one I’m extremely glad I took. -- CriminalElement.com</p>
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Six Weeks to Live: By Catherine McKenzie | Book Review Podcast
<p>Six Weeks to Live By Catherine McKenzie</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Just when you think you know what’s happening…there’s a new twist, a new piece of information, a new direction. Unpredictable and captivating, <em>Six Weeks to Live</em> had me mesmerized right up to the shocking end.”<br> <strong>—Samantha Downing, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>My Lovely Wife</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>He Started It</strong></em><br> <br> <em>“Six Weeks to Live</em> begins with a devastating premise, then takes the reader on the most unexpected ride as a mother seeks to uncover the truth about the illness that is about to take her life. With skillful plotting and flawless narration, McKenzie weaves together past and present in this twisty, page-turning and, ultimately, heartbreaking novel. Thoroughly enjoyable!”<br> <strong>—Wendy Walker, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Don't Look for Me</strong></em><br> <br> "Every time I open the covers on a Catherine McKenzie novel, I know I'm in for a ride. <em>Six Weeks to Live </em>proves my theory right yet again. With its impeccable plotting and ticking clock, it is the best kind of domestic suspense—a story both heartbreaking and visceral, surprising yet inevitable. Jennifer and her triplets will shock you from start to finish."<br> <strong>—JT Ellison, </strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author</strong><em><strong> of Her Dark Lies </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>Good Girls Lie</strong></em><br> <br> “Telling a multi-layered story is not easy, but Catherine McKenzie does it with ease, without revealing too much and letting the reader guess what is to come.”<br> <strong>—Mystery and Suspense Magazine</strong><br> <br> “A twisty tale of secrets and lies that reverberate across generations of a dysfunctional family. Gripping and unputdownable.”<br> <strong>— Michele Campbell, internationally bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Wife Who Knew Too Much</strong></em></p>
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The Whispering Dead: By Darcy Coates | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Whispering Dead By Darcy Coates</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Darcy Coates will have you gripping the covers with the immediately entertaining The Whispering Dead." - <em><strong>BookPage</strong></em></p> <p>"Readers will enjoy this quick-paced atmospheric thriller." - <em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p> <p>"Darcy Coates (<em>The Haunting&nbsp;of Ashburn House;&nbsp;Craven Manor</em>) adeptly sets up a quick-paced plot...There's nothing like a good ghost story to curl up with on a dark and stormy night" - <em><strong>Shelf Awareness</strong></em></p> <p>"Fans of eerie ghost stories will be hooked" - <em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p>
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A Desolation Called Peace: By Arkady Martine | Book Review Podcast
<p>A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“A mesmerizing debut . . . it left me utterly dazzled.”―<em>The New York Times Book Review</em><br> <br> "[A] gorgeously crafted diplomatic space opera . . . Readers will eagerly away the planned sequels to this impressive debut."―<em>Publishers Weekly</em>, starred review<br> <br> "Politics and personalities blend with an immersive setting and beautiful prose in a debut that weaves threads of identity, assimilation, technology, and culture to offer an exceedingly well-done sf political thriller."―<em>Library Journal</em>, starred review<br> <br> "This is both an epic and a human story, successful in the mode of Ann Leckie and Yoon Ha Lee. A confident beginning with the promise of future installments that can't come quickly enough."―<em>Kirkus</em>, starred review</p>
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The Kingdoms: By Natasha Pulley | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Kingdoms: By Natasha Pulley | Book Review Podcast</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="Https://gobookmart.com">Https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Speculative fiction and historical fiction are closer cousins than one might think, and alternate-history novels can give enterprising writers the chance to work in both genres at once. Fans of such stories will be richly entertained by the lavish world-building and breakneck plotting of Natasha Pulley’s The Kingdoms…Beautiful, surreal imagery appears throughout the novel, too...Clear a weekend if you can, and let yourself be absorbed." - <em>The New York Times Book Review</em><br> <br> "Natasha Pulley poses such a beguiling set of questions at the opening of The Kingdoms that even readers who are resistant to speculative fiction will barrel forward to discover the answers…The Kingdoms is interested not only in the adventure of its historical and imaginative plot, but also in what it would actually feel like to slip out of time…Thoughtful, inventive, and moody…an insightful meditation on how a sense of oneself can be lost – and found." - <em>USA Today</em><br> <br> "Pulley’s latest genre-bending feat (after The Lost Future of Pepperharrow) masterfully combines history, speculative fiction, queer romance, and more into an unputdownable whole. . . This is a stunner." - <em>Publishers Weekly, starred review</em><br> <br> "Natasha Pulley’s The Kingdoms is an intricate plot, for sure, but you get swept up in the narrative. If this sounds like the type of book you’re drawn to ― epic! time travel! history! ― you know who you are." - <em>Alma</em></p>
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Somebody's daughter: By Ashley C. Ford | Book Review Podcast
<p>Somebody's daughter: By Ashley C. Ford</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p><strong>“This is a book people will be talking about forever.” ―Glennon Doyle, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Untamed</strong></em><strong><br> <br> "</strong><em><strong>Somebody’s Daughter</strong></em><strong> is the heart-wrenching yet equally witty and wondrous story of how Ford came through the fire and emerged triumphant, as her own unapologetic, Black-girl self." ―</strong><em><strong>The New York Times</strong></em><strong><br> <br> "</strong><em><strong>Somebody’s Daughter</strong></em><strong> will leave readers gasping for air." ―Natachi Onwuamaegbu, </strong><em><strong>The Boston Globe</strong></em><br> <br> <strong>“Sure to be one of the best memoirs of 2021.” ―</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><strong>, starred review<br> <br> </strong>"Gorgeous, profoundly moving, and historically important ― by a terrific writer." <strong>―Min Jin Lee, author of the </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestseller and National Book Award Finalist </strong><em><strong>Pachinko<br> </strong></em><strong><br> </strong>"Armed with the insight and lessons from her youth, the author emerged as a bright young college student who learned to love herself for who she was and who she has yet to become." ―<em><strong>The New York Journal Review of Books<br> </strong></em><br> "With a lucidity that is almost a superpower, [Ford] transports us into her singular experience of growing up poor and Black and female in Fort Wayne, Ind." <strong>―</strong><em><strong>People</strong></em><strong> magazine, Book of the Week</strong><br> <br> "A thoughtful debut. Ford writes with a flush and sophisticated pen. But the heartbeat of Ford’s firstborn is her ability to pinpoint critical moments on her self-discovering journey, and, like Baldwin and Abdurraqib, find respectable ways to perform and not drown in her suffering." <strong>―</strong><em><strong>USA Today</strong></em></p>
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The Blacktongue Thief: By Christopher Buehlman | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Blacktongue Thief: By Christopher Buehlman</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Hardly since <em>The Lies of Locke Lamora</em> have I been so impressed with a fantasy debut... <em><strong>The Blacktongue Thief</strong></em><strong> is a bonafide instant classic,</strong> and I sure as hell can’t wait to see what Buehlman comes up with next.”―<em>Grimdark Magazine</em><br> <br> “Readers of epic fantasy novelists, like Tolkien or Brandon Sanderson, will enjoy this journey, which is by turns fun, magical, or terrifying for the travelers. . . . <strong>this title is transporting.</strong>”―<em>Library Journal </em>(starred review)<br> <br> “<strong>Dazzling. I heartily recommend this one</strong>.”―<strong>Robin Hobb</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of the Farseer Trilogy<br> <br> “Wow! Truly outstanding. <strong>I can't say enough about how good </strong><em><strong>The Blacktongue Thief</strong></em><strong> is. Damned good stuff</strong>.”―<strong>Glen Cook</strong>, author of <em>The Black Company<br> </em><br> “<strong>A delight from start to finish</strong>. Buehlman takes the well-worn tropes of fantasy and weaves them into a new and vibrant tapestry.”―<strong>Anthony Ryan</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>Blood Song<br> </em><br> “<strong>Fast and fun and filled with crazy magic</strong>. I can't wait to see what Christopher Buehlman does next." - <strong>Brent Weeks</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of the Lightbringer series</p>
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The Hive: By Gregg Olsen | Book Review Podcast | Gobookmart
<p>The Hive By Gregg Olsen</p> <p>Book Review By Gobookmart.com</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>An Amazon Best Book of the Month: Mystery, Thriller &amp; Suspense</p> <p>“Readers who relish the aftershocks of cult exploitation will turn every page with keen anticipation.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>The Hive</em> is Gregg Olsen at his finest. Exciting, anxiety provoking, and twisty…You will stay up all night reading…not wanting to put it down until the final and shocking conclusion. This book will take you right down a rabbit hole you never suspected.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Mystery &amp; Suspense Magazine</strong></em></p> <p>“Mesmerizing! Gregg Olsen tautly reveals layer after layer of lies, secrets, and betrayals in an increasingly horrifying exposé of one cult leader and her terrible sway over others. Forget the evil men do. These women will have you fearing for your life.” <strong>—Lisa Gardner, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p>“<em>The Hive</em> is a riveting thriller, a tsunami of a story that starts out strong and absolutely knocks you over at the end. The characters are fascinating, their world so real and absorbing—I was transfixed from the very start. Gregg Olsen is such a compelling writer.” <strong>—Luanne Rice, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p>
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Beyond: By Mercedes Lackey | great character driven story | Book Review Podcast
<p>Beyond By Mercedes Lackey is a great character driven story</p> <p><strong>Website</strong>: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"<em>Eye Spy</em>&nbsp;feels like&nbsp;a present written especially for me. You're gonna want to read it. This one's<strong> a firecracker</strong>." —Tor.com<br> <br> "Whether it's <strong>the spellbinding world</strong>, the intrigue of the plot, or the simple yet remarkable narrative style—it is impossible to say which of these makes the story so good, but one thing is for sure:&nbsp;<em>Closer to Home</em>&nbsp;marks the beginning of&nbsp;another fantastic Lackey series." —RT Reviews<br> <br> "Mags remains an engaging character, and makes a very capable spy/investigator.... His adventures still make&nbsp;<strong>engrossing reading</strong>." —<em>Locus<br> <br> </em>"Returning to her beloved Valdemar universe, Lackey opens her new series at a pivotal time in the history of Valdemar.... Series fans will enjoy the variations on a familiar theme, while enough information is presented for first-timers to discover&nbsp;<strong>a world of high adventure and individual courage</strong>. Highly recommended." —<em>Library Journal</em></p>
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For the Wolf: By Hannah Whitten | Book Review Podcast
<p>For the Wolf: By Hannah Whitten</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Eerie, earthy to its bones, and rife with elder magic. Hannah Whitten is one to watch.”―<strong>Anna Bright, author of The Beholder</strong><br> <br> "Atmospheric, folkloric, and half-familiar. If you ever wished Beauty and the Beast had more eldritch forest monsters and political machinations, this is the romance for you."―<strong>Alix E. Harrow, author of The Ten Thousand Doors of January</strong><br> <br> "Whitten weaves a captivating tale in this debut, in which even secondary characters come to feel like old friends. The novel seamlessly blends "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Beauty and the Beast" into an un-put-down-able fairy tale that traces the boundaries of duty, love, and loss.&nbsp;A masterful debut from a must-read new voice in fantasy."<br> &nbsp;―<em><strong>Kirkus</strong></em><br> <br> "Whitten debuts with a dark, dazzling reimagining of 'Little Red Riding Hood'... Whitten lovingly weaves in elements from other fairy tales, including 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Snow White,' while crafting a story that is all her own. With clever, immersive prose and a subtle touch of horror, this is sure to enchant."―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> "This hauntingly beautiful, fractured retelling of Little Red Riding Hood is dark, emotional, and filled with tense action. Whitten’s debut is epic and enthralling."―<em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em></p>
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The Ivies: By Alexa Donne | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Ivies By Alexa Donne</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"The Plastics meet the Heathers in this murder mystery about ruthless Ivy League ambition....<strong>A thrilling boarding school story with a satirical edge."</strong> <em>-Kirkus Reviews<br> <br> </em>"Donne pens a thrilling novel set in the world of competitive, hyper-elite college admissions, combining romance, suspense, and mystery into <strong>one thrilling story that closes with a twist.</strong>" <em>-Booklist<br> <br> </em>"<strong>Quick pacing, dark humor, and deftly drawn characters</strong> distinguish this satirical thriller from Donne." <em>-Publishers Weekly</em><br> <br> "This <strong>compelling thriller</strong> will have teens asking whether sacrificing one’s morals to get into college is worth it." <em>-SLJ<br> <br> </em>"<em>The Ivies</em>&nbsp;is <strong>ruthless, clever, and infectiously thrilling</strong>—I couldn’t put it down." -Dana Mele, author of&nbsp;<em>People Like Us</em><br> <br> "Donne unravels elite college admissions with <strong>a bitter blend of privilege, high pressure, competitiveness...and murder,</strong> in this twisty, page-turning thriller. <strong>A definite one-sitting read.</strong>” –J.Elle,<em> New York Times </em>bestselling author of <em>Wings of Ebony</em></p>
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The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba: By Chanel Cleeton | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba: By Chanel Cleeton</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"In this powerful, page-turner, Chanel Cleeton has interwoven the stories of three unforgettable historical women against the fiery backdrop of the Spanish-American war and the Cuban fight for freedom from the Spanish. Using the brave acts of real-life historical women as inspiration, <em>The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba</em> shines the light on the fierce women who played a critical role in this important juncture in time -- women who are determined not to be forgotten."<br> —<strong>Marie Benedict</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Mystery of Mrs. Christi</em>e&nbsp;<br> <br> &nbsp;“Cleeton always delivers! This time, with <em>The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba</em>, a well-researched tale set against the backdrop of a newspaper war. With moguls determined to drag the United States into the conflict between Cuba and Spain, this novel's women--the reporter, the&nbsp;revolutionary, and the beauty--are all brought&nbsp;vividly to life in a lovingly rendered novel about the triumphs and tragedies of war.”<br> —<strong>Stephanie Dray</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Women of Chateau Layfayette</em><br> <br> “Grace Harrington is my new favourite heroine. I was absolutely fascinated by the world of stunt girl reporters and newspaper wars that she throws herself into, just as I was equal parts enthralled and heartbroken by the story of Evangelina Cisneros, the most beautiful – and courageous – girl in Cuba. And how wonderful to meet another member of the Perez family – the plucky Marina, whose story intertwines with the other women's. Nobody writes about Cuban women – their lives, their loves and their bravery – like Chanel Cleeton does. A truly beautiful book.”<br> —<strong>Natasha Lester</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Paris Secret<br> </em><br> “Historical fiction fans will love this novel and its perfectly detailed descriptions of a long-gone era. This is another slam-dunk from Cleeton.”&nbsp;<br> —<em><strong>Library Journal </strong></em>(starred review)<br> <br> “An enchanting historical novel…. Cleeton skillfully brings off the three strong women’s heartbreaking stories with intriguing twists and turns and a delightful finale. With impeccable research and perfect pacing, Cleeton makes the most of her subject.”<br> —<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “With a splash of romance and a healthy helping of history, this novel will be a hit for all collections.”<br> —<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p>
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Great Circle: By Maggie Shipstead | Book Review Podcast
<p>Great Circle: By Maggie Shipstead</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“<em>Great Circle</em> is a masterpiece . . . one of the best books I’ve ever read”<br> <strong>—J. Courtney Sullivan<br> <br> </strong>“A sumptuous epic . . . exhilarating . . . this book delivers&nbsp;a series of&nbsp;ahas,&nbsp;of sweet, provocative points of contemplation that make the reader feel alive."<strong><br> —Leigh Haber, </strong><em><strong>Oprah Daily</strong></em><br> <em><strong> </strong></em><em><br> </em>“A soaring work of historical fiction . . . So convincingly does Shipstead stitch her fictional heroine into the daring flight paths of early aviators that you’ll be convinced that you remember the tragic day her plane disappeared. <em>Great Circle</em> is a relentlessly exciting story about a woman maneuvering her way between tradition and prejudice to get what she wants. It’s also a culturally rich story that takes full advantage of its extended length to explore the changing landscape of the 20th century.&nbsp;My top recommendation for this summer.”<em><strong><br> </strong></em>—Ron Charles, <em>The Washington Post<br> <br> </em>“A feat of a story in every sense.”<em><br> </em><em><strong>—Entertainment Weekly<br> <br> </strong></em>“Shipstead's&nbsp;writing soars and dips with dizzying flair . . . With detailed brilliance, she lavishes heart and empathy on every character (save one villain), no matter how small their role. Many authors attempting to create an epic falter at the end, but Shipstead never wavers, pulls out a twist or two that feel fully earned, and then sticks the landing.&nbsp;An expansive story that covers more than a century and seems to encapsulate the whole wide world.&nbsp;”<br> <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Boston Globe</strong></em></p>
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Mary Jane: By Jessica Anya Blau | Book Review Podcast
<p>Mary Jane: By Jessica Anya Blau</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="Https://gobookmart.com">Https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"I LOVED Jessica Anya Blau’s novel. <em>Mary Jane</em> is about an oppressed &nbsp;teenager being given a jolt of life and joy by an eccentric found family of therapists, a child, a rock star and a movie star in the 1970s....If you have ever sung along to a hit on the radio, in any decade, then you will devour <em>Mary Jane</em> at 45rpm." -- Nick Hornby<br> <br> "I dare you to find a more winning novel than Jessica Anya Blau’s <em>Mary Jane</em>. Filled with humor and sharpness and so much light, this book introduces an amazing cast of characters, all so unique and finely observed, held together by the clarity of Mary Jane’s voice. It evokes those rare moments when your world is on the precipice of change, almost a dream, and how thrilling it is to push your way toward something new." -- Kevin Wilson<br> <br> "Delightful...Blau is a deft hand with comic juxtaposition and domestic fantasy. She keeps it light, she keeps it moving and she’s got terrific visuals...You can watch the movie in your mind. Lady Gaga as Sheba? I’m already casting it." -- <em>New York Times Book Review</em><br> <br> "MARY JANE is that rare thing: An utterly charming, absurdly delightful novel that also makes you think deeply about the world around you. Jessica Anya Blau's&nbsp;clear-eyed&nbsp;wit reminded me of Curtis Sittenfeld and Laurie Colwin, and, of course, Jane Austen." -- Joanna Rakoff, author of <em>My Salinger Year</em><br> <br> “The experience of reading Jessica Anya Blau’s <em>Mary Jane </em>is a lot like eating quality candy: super enjoyable, crazy good. I am sad to have finished it.”&nbsp; -- Marcy Dermansky<br> <br> "Blau’s intelligent, witty novel&nbsp;captures the essence of the ’70s with humor and immensely appealing characters. Highly recommended." -- <em>Library Journal&nbsp;</em>(starred review)<br> <br> "Blau’s coming-of-age charmer will hit all of the nostalgia notes." -- Parade<br> <br> "A charming and poignant tale of desire, image, Americana, and chosen family." -- <em>Booklist</em></p>
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The Last Green Valley: By Mark Sullivan | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Last Green Valley: By Mark Sullivan</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“After his triumphant novel <em>Beneath a Scarlet Sky</em>, Mark Sullivan delivers another stunning tour de force. Based on interviews and careful research, <em>The Last Green Valley</em> is the novelization of an inspirational true story featuring human strength, faith, and endurance against all odds.” <strong>—Authorlink</strong></p> <p>“[Sullivan’s] got an extraordinary imagination, paired with a real talent for creating realistic scenes, both hair-raising times of danger—like being strafed—and intimate moments of pain.” <strong>—Historical Novel Society</strong></p> <p>“Mark Sullivan has done a fantastic job reliving this harrowing story…If you’re a fan of historical novels this is one of the best that will come out this year or any year.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Red Carpet Crash</strong></em></p> <p>“Sullivan brings to life another little-known tale of perseverance and bravery in the face of incredible hardship.” <strong>—She Reads</strong></p> <p>“A simply riveting read from cover to cover, <em>The Last Green Valley</em> is a deftly crafted novel that showcases experienced author Mark Sullivan’s exceptional narrative storytelling skills combined with exceptional originality.” <strong>—Midwest Book Review</strong></p> <p>“I hail Mark Sullivan for doing it again—taking very real, very human stories set during the most intense period in recent world history and providing us with a work of historical fiction that we will not forget anytime soon.” <strong>—Bookreporter</strong></p>
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Olympus Texas: By Stacey Swann | Book Review Podcast
<p>Olympus Texas: By Stacey Swann</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"There is a surplus of buried hurt and unspoken disappointments within the Briscoe family. It may be difficult for these characters to realize their flaws and tangled desires, but it sure is pleasurable to read about them...I experienced the characters’ grief and regret as if they were my own."<br> —<em><strong>New York Times Book Review</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>The Iliad</em>&nbsp;meets&nbsp;<em>Friday Night Lights&nbsp;</em>in this muscular, captivating debut that reimagines Greek myths in a backwater east Texas town. The abrupt arrival of a ne’er-do-well son disrupts the fragile balance amid a family plagued by erotic trysts, broken promises, and social envy. Readers will thrill to Swann’s classical allusion."<br> —<strong>Oprah Daily</strong><br> <br> "A&nbsp;unique way to disrupt the conventional family saga...When it comes to family-fiction tropes, Swann has found a way to be persistently, often admirably irreverent.”<br> —<em><strong>USA Today<br> </strong></em><strong><br> </strong>"An action-filled, devastating tale of homecoming."<br> —<em><strong>Minneapolis Star Tribune</strong></em><em><br> </em><br> "<em>Olympus, Texas</em>&nbsp;is the most wildly entertaining novel I’ve read in a long time, and Stacey Swann is a writer to watch.”<br> —<strong>Richard Russo</strong>, author of Chances Are . . .<br> <br> "<em>Olympus, Texas</em> is sheer delight: hilarious, heartbreaking, true. I loved this novel."<br> —<strong>Amanda Eyre Ward</strong>, author of <em>The Jetsetters</em></p>
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Grace and Glory: By Jennifer L. Armentrout | Book Review Podcast
<p>Grace and Glory: By Jennifer L. Armentrout</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Praise for <em>Storm and Fury</em>, Book 1 of The Harbinger Series:<br> <br> "Jennifer L. Armentrout is a master of weaving rich contemporary realism with magic and mayhem. Her characters will grab hold of your heart and refuse to let go. Every page left me wanting more." —<em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer<br> <br> "Jennifer L. Armentrout's intoxicating new fantasy is her best yet!" —<em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Gena Showalter<br> <br> "Filled with legendary creatures, this wild, action-packed ride features a kick-ass heroine to cheer for and a love interest I'm still dreaming about. Highly recommended for those who enjoy adventure, romance, twists and turns, and epic supernatural world building!" —Kresley Cole, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of the Arcana Chronicles<br> <br> "A swoony, supernatural smash that's impossible to put down!" —Abigail Johnson, author of <em>Even If I Fall</em></p>
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Legacy: By Nora Roberts | Book Review Podcast
<p>Legacy: By Nora Roberts</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Once again, Roberts effectively parlays her literary superpower into creating compelling, all-too-human characters and crafting plots composed of realistic domestic details and unflinching suspense. <em>Legacy</em> is another page-turning hit for supreme storyteller Roberts." ―<em>Booklist</em><br> <br> Roberts’ strength has always been her ability to create likable, complex characters, and this crew is even more appealing than most―they are never whiny in insecurity or snobbish in success; rather, they provide unwavering support for each other’s ups and downs. The most comforting of comfort-food reading―with a few chills for fun." ―<em>Kirkus<br> <br> </em>"Roberts knows how to entertain." ―<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p>
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The Chosen and The Beautiful: By Nghi Vo | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Chosen and The Beautiful By Nghi Vo</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p><strong>A Best of Summer Pick for </strong><em><strong>TIME </strong></em><strong>Magazine </strong><em><strong>| CNN | Book Riot | The Daily Beast | Lambda Literary<br> The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Goodreads | Bustle | Veranda Magazine | The Week | Bookish | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Den of Geek | LGBTQ Reads | Pittsburgh City Paper | Bookstr | Tatler HK</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> "<strong>This is a wholly enthralling vision of the American Dream</strong> as observed and experienced by one suspended in a liminal place ― accepted, but not really a part of the whole; apart, but not quite separate. Vo gives us a dreamy, sharply-drawn glamour; a vibrant, penetrating exploration of character. <em>The Chosen and the Beautiful</em> is exactly enough ― but why not indulge with a reread? And why not raise a glass to <strong>Nghi Vo, whose name on the spine of a book seems to mean that whatever the pages within hold will be superlative</strong>?"―NPR<br> <br> “<strong>Vo has crafted a retelling that, in many ways, surpasses the original</strong>, adding logic and depth to characters’ motivations while still―uncannily―unspooling the familiar story. <strong>Astonishingly crafted, with luscious prose and appeal for both fans of the original and those who always felt </strong><em><strong>The Great Gatsby</strong></em><strong> missed the mark</strong>.”―<em>Kirkus Reviews</em>, <strong>*starred review*</strong></p>
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Her Last Breath: By Hilary Davidson | Book Review Podcast
<p>Her Last Breath: By Hilary Davidson</p> <p>“A blackmail plot produces complications upon complications in a story of sex trafficking, class wars, and stolen identities. [A] satisfying page-turner.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“Davidson keeps the reader guessing to the satisfying conclusion. Crime fiction fans will welcome this tale of family, secrets, resilience, and revenge.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>Don’t Look Down</em> will keep the reader guessing. Davidson has created some truly memorable characters…This is the type of creative finesse that makes a reader keep coming back for more.” <strong>—New York Journal of Books</strong></p> <p><strong>website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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While Justice Sleeps: By Stacey Abrams | Book Review Podcast
<p>While Justice Sleeps By Stacey Abrams</p> <p>"In&nbsp;<em>While Justice Sleeps</em>, Stacey&nbsp;Abrams&nbsp;firmly establishes herself as a powerful new player in the crime thriller space, with her heroine Avery providing a voice to women everywhere. Twisty, clever and full of surprises, this will be one to watch this Spring.&nbsp;Abrams&nbsp;proves she is not only a force for change in politics but a force to be reckoned with in fiction, too."—<strong>Karin Slaughter<br> </strong><br> "Glossy, gritty, breathlessly suspenseful, effortlessly authentic, and altogether wonderful. Why am I not surprised?”—<strong>Lee Child<br> </strong><br> “Abrams’ debut is a pip of a thriller - a sweaty-palm sprint through the hidden corridors of government and the shadowy streets of DC.&nbsp; I fervently hope she will write many more.”—<strong>Kathy Reichs</strong><br> <br> "<em>While Justice Sleeps</em>&nbsp;is one of the best political thrillers I’ve read in years. It checks all the boxes: roller-coaster plot twists and turns, a fascinating look behind the scenes of the Supreme Court and other Washington institutions, nods to the latest trends in tech and medicine, and, most important of all, an utterly compelling main character, Supreme Court clerk Avery Keene. Author Abrams has given us a book that demands to be read in one sitting!"<strong>—Jeffery Deaver</strong><br> <br> "A killer thriller. Loaded with legal intrigue, corrupt politicians, and the history of chess,&nbsp;Abrams&nbsp;proves why the most powerful piece on the board is the Queen. Well played and so much fun."—<strong>Brad Meltzer</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Plot: By Jean Hanff Korelitz | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Plot By Jean Hanff Korelitz</p> <p>"<em>The Plot</em> is one of the best novels I’ve ever read about writers and writing. It’s also insanely readable and the suspense quotient is through the roof. It's remarkable."<br> <strong>―Stephen King</strong><br> <br> "<em>The Plot</em> is so well-crafted and compelling it’s nearly impossible to put down. Clever and chilling, this page-turner grabs you from the first chapter and doesn’t let you go until its startling, breath-taking conclusion."<br> <strong>―Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen,</strong><em><strong> New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling authors of </strong><em><strong>The Wife Between Us</strong></em><br> <br> "From its first pages, Jean Hanff Korelitz’s <em>The Plot</em> ensnares you in a rich tangle of literary vanities, treachery and fraud. Psychologically acute and breathtakingly suspenseful, you’ll find yourself rushing towards a finale both astonishing and utterly earned."<br> <strong>―Megan Abbott, Bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Give Me Your Hand</strong></em><br> <br> "The plot of ‘The Plot’ ― the best thriller of the year (so far) ― is too good to give away"<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Washington Post</strong></em><br> <br> “Korelitz’s own plot is fiendishly clever, and here's the ultimate twist: that any novel about a writer’s life (lonely, anxious drudgery) could be this wildly suspenseful and entertaining.”<br> <strong>―</strong><em><strong>People</strong></em><strong>, Book of the Week</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Maidens: By Alex Michaelides | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Maidens: By Alex Michaelides</p> <p>A deliciously dark, elegant, utterly compulsive read<em>--</em>with a twist that blew my mind. I loved this even more than I loved <em>The Silent Patient</em> and that's saying something!<br> <em><strong>--</strong></em><strong>Lucy Foley, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Guest List</strong></em></p> <p>Alex Michaelides hits a home run in his sophomore effort. <em>The Maidens </em>is a page-turner of the first order.<br> <em><strong>--</strong></em><strong>David Baldacci</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Local Woman Missing: By Mary Kubica | Book Review Podcast
<p>Local Woman Missing By Mary Kubica</p> <p>“[A] daringly plotted, emotionally eviscerating psychological thriller.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “Impossible-to-see-it-coming…. [Kubica] takes readers to a whole new level of deceit and irony.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> “[<em>Local Woman </em>Missing] will appeal to fans of Lisa Jackson and Gregg Olsen…. The twists, turns, and an unpredictable ending make it irresistible.”<strong> —</strong><em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em><br> <br> “I’m shamelessly addicted to Mary Kubica’s juicy, unpredictable reads, as much for her well-rounded, fully human, flawed characters as her sizzling plots—and she just keeps getting better. LOCAL WOMAN MISSING is a propulsive journey through a winding maze of secrets, leading to a jaw-dropping twist that I never saw coming. Loved every minute.” <strong>—Joshilyn Jackson, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Never Have I Ever</strong></em><br> <br> “Dark and twisty, with all the white-knuckle tension and jaw-dropping surprises readers have come to expect from Mary Kubica.” <strong>—Riley Sager,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Home Before Dark</strong></em></p>
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Blade of Secrets: By Tricia Levenseller | Book Review Podcast
<p>Blade of Secrets By<strong> </strong>Tricia Levenseller</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"<em>Blade of Secrets</em> was an addictive page-turner. Loaded with action, betrayal, slow-burn romance―honestly, that is the best first kiss scene ever―I couldn’t put it down. I fell in love with Ziva, her sister, and their very “interesting” companions. Be prepared to laugh, cry, and gasp." ― Mary E. Pearson, the <em>New York Times</em>-bestselling author of The Remnant Chronicles<br> <br> "Exciting, romantic, and filled with magic, BLADE OF SECRETS is a fast-paced journey through a fractured kingdom. Ziva is an amazing main character, with a gentle heart and a fierce need to do what's right, even in the face of incredible odds. This is a book you'll want to read right away―and then reach for that sequel." ―Jodi Meadows, <em>New York Times</em>-bestselling author of <em>My Lady Jane</em> and the Fallen Isles trilogy<br> <br> "<em>Blade of Secrets</em> is an impactful, eye-opening journey of social anxiety that is flawlessly blended with Levenseller's signature flair for adventure and romance. It's the best kind of story, inciting understanding and compassion while allowing the reader to escape reality." ―Bookstagram sensation Bridget Howard, @darkfaerietales_<br> <br> "This fast-paced novel caters to popular romance and fantasy tropes while still feeling fresh, but it really shines in its portrayal of Ziva, who has an anxiety disorder... Readers will be craving not just the sequel but also more fantasy fiction that handle disabilities with this level of care." ― <em>The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (BCCB)</em></p>
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A Master of Djinn: By P. Djèlí Clark | Book Review Podcast
<p>A Master of Djinn By P. Djèlí Clark</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Clark reconfigures history with a keen, critical eye toward gender, class, and imperialism. An epic tale of magic and mystery, this is sure to wow.<em>" - Publishers Weekly, </em>Starred Review<br> <br> “Clark deftly explores colonialism and the history of Cairo with an immersive setting that acts as another character in this delightful combination of mystery, fantasy, and romance. Give this to alternate history enthusiasts and mystery readers who enjoy a dose of the magical.<em>" </em>- <em>Booklist</em>, Starred Review<br> <br> “A clever, wickedly fun steampunk mystery with an excellent balance of humor and heart. I loved it.” - S. A. Chakraborty, internationally-bestselling author of <em>The</em> <em>City of Brass</em><br> <br> “A delightful whodunnit full of sly commentary and a wonderfully lived-in steampunk Cairo. The perfect read when I needed a break from this world to enjoy one wholly made from Clark's enviable imagination.” <strong>- </strong>Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Rebecca Roanhorse, author of <em>Trail of Lightning</em> and <em>Star Wars: Resistance Reborn</em></p>
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A Touch of Malice: By Scarlett St. Clair | Book Review Podcast
<p>A Touch of Malice: By Scarlett St. Clair</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>"Fantasy meets romance in this deliciously addicting Hades and Persephone retelling. Mythology at its best....I was hooked from the first page." - Ashley / @novelcandleco</p> <p>"Malice is an emotional whirlwind from start to finish! I loved watching Hades and Sephy grow both as individuals and a couple! I can't wait for the next installment!" - Jess Schmit / @thebarnaclebookshelf</p> <p>"An intimate, high stakes continuation of the Hades X Persephone saga, A Touch of Malice is an immersive journey through love, loss and learning to challenge even our darkest of fears." - Alison / @antagonistviews</p> <p><br></p>
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The Shadow of the Gods: By John Gwynne | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Shadow of the Gods By John Gwynne</p> <p>"Gwynne, a Viking reenactor, puts in the work, with fine historical details that make the story come to life. Fans of the era will be delighted with the accuracy. This is a duly exciting start to the series."―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly on The Shadow of the Gods</strong></em><br> <br> "<em>A Time of Dread</em> reminds me of why I became a fantasy enthusiast in the first place. Fantasy can be an escape from reality, but some stories carry the reader to an enhanced reality, a place where the world seems to have brighter colors and sharper contrasts."―<em><strong>Robin Hobb on A Time of Dread</strong></em><br> <br> "Great evils, conflicted heroes, bloody battles, betrayal, and giants riding battle bears! What's not to love?"―<em><strong>Peter Newman on A Time of Dread</strong></em><br> <br> "A series that promises the same degree of complexity and depth found in Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time books and George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series."―<em><strong>Library Journal (starred review) on Malice</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Sorrowland: By Rivers Solomon | Book Review Podcast
<p>Sorrowland By Rivers Solomon</p> <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p><strong>A triumphant, genre-bending breakout novel from one of the boldest new voices in contemporary fiction</strong><br> <br> Vern—seven months pregnant and desperate to escape the strict religious compound where she was raised—flees for the shelter of the woods. There, she gives birth to twins, and plans to raise them far from the influence of the outside world.<br> <br> But even in the forest, Vern is a hunted woman. Forced to fight back against the community that refuses to let her go, she unleashes incredible brutality far beyond what a person should be capable of, her body wracked by inexplicable and uncanny changes.<br> <br> To understand her metamorphosis and to protect her small family, Vern has to face the past, and more troublingly, the future—outside the woods. Finding the truth will mean uncovering the secrets of the compound she fled but also the violent history in America that produced it.<br> <br> Rivers Solomon’s <em>Sorrowland</em> is a genre-bending work of Gothic fiction. Here, monsters aren’t just individuals, but entire nations. It is a searing, seminal book that marks the arrival of a bold, unignorable voice in American fiction.</p>
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The Other Black Girl: By Zakiya Dalila Harris | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Other Black Girl: By Zakiya Dalila Harris</p> <p><strong>Website</strong>: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“A&nbsp;debut novel that is the perfect mix of social commentary and fast-paced thriller. Poignant, daring, and darkly funny, <em>The Other Black Girl </em>will have you stressed and exhilarated in equal measure through the very last twist.” (Vulture)<br> <br> “A sly satire and thriller rolled into one.” (BBC)<br> <br> “[A] perceptive exploration of racism in publishing, wrapped up in a whip-smart story of young women at war in the workplace.” (Los Angeles Times)<br> <br> "This twisty thriller will resonate with anyone who has struggled to find her voice as the only Black woman in the room." (Essence)<br> <br> “[A] brilliant debut …The novel takes some bold stylistic risks that pay off beautifully, leaving the reader longing for more of Harris's words and unique view on the world.” (Vogue)<br> <br> “Swerves beyond the conventions of the genre, into territory between psychological thriller and sci-fi […] Harris reinvents the office novel.” (The New Republic)<br> <br> "A whip-smart and dynamic thriller and sly social commentary . . . will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last twist." (The Rumpus)<br> <br> “Very, very sharp social commentary about racial tension and bias…my money’s on it being the ‘it’ book of the summer.” (Deputy Editor of The New York Times Book Review Tina Jordan on WNYC’s All of It )<br> <br> "OMG, as the kids say.<strong> This is the funniest, wildest, deepest, most thought-provoking ride of a book.</strong> I have been Nella. Every black woman has been Nella. <strong>Zakiya Dalila Harris has pulled back the curtain on the publishing industry, but in doing so, she has also perfectly captured a social dynamic that exists in job cultures as varied as tech, finance, academia, even retail and fast food. </strong>Oh, beware of the 'OBGs'—Other Black Girls—y’all. As we should all <em>be aware</em> of the psychic cost to black women of making ourselves palatable to institutions that use our cultural cache for their own ends while disregarding any part of our hearts and minds that they either can’t or <em>won’t</em> understand." (ATTICA LOCKE, New York Times bestselling author of Heaven, My Home )<br> <br> “While the plot takes a darker turn into thriller territory, this read is ideal for anyone who has ever felt manipulated, threatened, or dismissed in the workplace.” (Fortune)<br> <br> <strong>"Electrifying and ingenious, </strong>Zakiya Dalila Harris's <em>The Other Black Girl</em>&nbsp;is<strong> essential reading!</strong>"&nbsp; (TERRY MCMILLAN, New York Times bestselling author of It's Not All Downhill From Here )<br> <br> “A&nbsp;funny, sometimes creepy indictment of the book business." (New York Times)<br> <br> “<em>The Other Black Girl</em> is unlike anything I've ever read before. Wholly original, powerful, and a gripping page turner. This is the kind of book that turns authors into stars and the readers into rabid fans. I cannot wait to see what Zakiya does next.” (PHOEBE ROBINSON, bestselling author of You Can't Touch My Hair )<br> <br> <strong>“A brilliant, twisty, and highly relevant thriller…</strong>Perfect for fans of Alyssa Cole’s&nbsp;<em>When No One Is Watching</em>, or Amina Akhtar’s&nbsp;<em>#FashionVictim</em>.” (Lit Hub)<br> <br> “[A] buzzy debut set in publishing that explores race and class in the workplace.” (The Guardian)</p>
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The secrets of us: By Lucinda Berry | Book Review Podcast
<p>The secrets of us: By Lucinda Berry</p> <p>“A mother’s worst nightmare on the page. For those who dare.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>The Best of Friends</em> gripped me from the stunning opening to the emotional, explosive ending. In this moving novel, Berry creates a beautifully crafted study of secrets and grief among a tight-knit group of friends and of how far a mother will go to discover the truth and protect her children.” <strong>—Heather Gudenkauf, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Weight of Silence</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>This Is How I Lied</strong></em></p> <p>“In <em>The Best of Friends</em>, Berry starts with a heart-stopping bang—the dreaded middle-of-the-night phone call—and then delivers a dark and gritty tale that unfolds twist by devastating twist. Intense, terrifying, and at times utterly heartbreaking. Absolutely unputdownable.” <strong>—Kimberly Belle, international bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Dear Wife</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Stranger in the Lake</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Three Missing Days: By Colleen Coble | Book Review Podcast
<p>Three Missing Days By Colleen Coble</p> <p><strong>Book Three in the gripping romantic suspense series from&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>USA TODAY&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author Colleen Coble.</strong></p> <p><strong>A chilling murder.</strong></p> <p>Chief of Police Jane Hardy plunges into the investigation of a house fire that claimed the life of a local woman as well as one of the firefighters. It’s clear the woman was murdered. But why? The unraveling of Jane’s personal life only makes the answers in the case more difficult to find.</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Near the Bone: By Christina Henry | Book Review Podcast
<p><strong>Near the Bone: By Christina Henry</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="Https://Gobookmart.com"><strong>Https://Gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Seven Perfect Things: By Catherine Ryan Hyde | Book Review Podcast
<p>Seven Perfect Things By Catherine Ryan Hyde</p> <p>“Multilayered and heartwarming.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p> <p>“Hyde clearly demonstrates her uncanny ability to show human nature at both its best and worst, in ordinary people who sometimes do extraordinary things.” <strong>—Bookreporter</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Whole Truth: By Cara Hunter | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Whole Truth: By Cara Hunter</p> <p>website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The End of Men: By Christina Sweeney-Baird | Book Review Podcast
<p>The End of Men By Christina Sweeney-Baird</p> <p>“Sharp, timely and terrifying.”--<em><strong>New York Post</strong></em><br> <br> “[A] chilling dystopian debut thriller. . . Sweeney-Baird’s look inside the heads of these and other shocked, desperate characters and her portrait of a bizarre new world are both thought- and fear-provoking. Readers will either wolf this down or elect to stay miles away from it, but controversy moves titles off the shelf. A top choice.”<strong>--</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><br> <br> "Philosophically sweeping and emotionally intimate. . . [The] personal politics and gender dynamics are spot-on, and readers will feel connected to the main characters’ struggles and resilience. Sweeney-Baird is a writer to watch.”-<strong>-</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly<br> </strong></em><br> "Unsettlingly prescient."-<em><strong>-Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><br> <br> "Compelling and passionate."--<em><strong>New York Journal of Books</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Bacchanal: By Veronica G. Henry | Book Review Podcast
<p>Bacchanal By Veronica G. Henry</p> <p>“Henry skillfully layers historical realism with fantastic elements to explore the way times of desperation test the ethics of oppressed communities. Henry is a writer to watch.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p>“Henry’s debut draws on a rich history of folklore from various African traditions, as well as African history and Black American history, and almost the entire main cast is Black. The carnival setting works perfectly for bringing together various strange and magical people who aren’t at home anywhere else…Come one, come all, this magical carnival has all the delightful dangers a reader could wish for.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“[<em>Bacchanal</em> is] gorgeous while somehow never losing sight of the need to unsettle. It captures a sense of wonder and reminds you that too much curiosity can lead to danger. And most importantly, it’s Black and never lets you forget it. If you want endearing characters, a charming setting, and characters that refuse to bend to the world’s injustices then <em>Bacchanal</em> is the book for you.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>FIYAH Magazine</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Soulmate Equation: By Christina Lauren | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Soulmate Equation Book By Christina Lauren</p> <p>“Lauren, the author duo behind <em>The Honey-Don’t List</em> (2020) and countless other rom-coms, not only introduce a fascinating and unique premise, but flawlessly execute it with their trademark humor and charm... A sexy, science-filled, and surprising romance full of warmth and wit.” (Kirkus Reviews (starred review))<br> <br> “This latest romance by the duo Christina Lauren, following <em>The Honey-Don't List</em> (2020), is another winner.” (Booklist (Starred Review))<br> <br> "Lauren (<em>The Unhoneymooners</em>) delivers a charming romance sparked by a DNA match... Lauren creates tension and feel-good moments without making the plot too predictable. This is a sweet treat."&nbsp; (Publishers Weekly)<br> <br> “With the laugh-out-loud voice that Lauren’s die-hard fans adore, this sweet, charming, and humorous book is a perfect match for readers looking for a low-stakes, high swoon-factor romance.”&nbsp; (Library Journal (starred review))</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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These Tangled Vines: By Julianne MacClean | Book Review Podcast
<p>These Tangled Vines: By Julianne MacClean</p> <p>“Wouldn’t it be a dream to inherit a wine estate in Europe? That’s what happens—most unexpectedly—to the character at the center of Julianne MacLean’s latest. This introspective escapist story of tangled family secrets and the impact of our choices all set to the backdrop of a sprawling Tuscan winery will make you crave a glass of Chianti Classico and reflect on roads not traveled. <em>Cin cin!</em>” <strong>—Kristin Harmel, </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Book of Lost Names</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>The Winemaker’s Wife</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>These Tangled Vines</em> is a breathtaking novel that explores the complicated depths of the human heart when surprising family secrets are revealed. It’s riveting, soulful, and deeply romantic—a beautiful heartbreaker. I couldn’t put it down.” <strong>—Amanda Prowse, bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>An Ordinary Life</strong></em></p> <p>“Julianne MacLean’s <em>These Tangled Vines</em> is an emotional tale of love, family, and forgiveness. It’s both heartbreaking and hopeful; I felt for every one of these brave characters, rooting them on along the way.” <strong>—Rochelle B. Weinstein, </strong><em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Rock: By LJ Ross (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 18) | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Rock: By LJ Ross (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 18)</p> <p><strong>“LJ Ross keeps company with the best mystery writers” – </strong><em><strong>The Times</strong></em></p> <p><strong>“A literary phenomenon” – </strong><em><strong>Evening Chronicle</strong></em></p> <p><strong>“LJ Ross is the Queen of Kindle” – </strong><em><strong>Sunday Telegraph</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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That Summer: By Jennifer Weiner | Book Review Podcast
<p>That Summer by Jennifer Weiner</p> <p>“Your ideal beach read, full of secrets and complicated female friendships.” (Cosmopolitan)<br> <br> “The summer wouldn't be complete without an aptly-titled novel from Jennifer Weiner.” (Marie Claire)<br> <br> “Weiner, the undisputed boss of the beach read, is back with another stunner.” (New York Times)<br> <br> "Weiner's storytelling skill is such that she paints an uncompromising, complicated portrait of the insidious dangers of the patriarchy that is also a lot of fun to read. Weiner's latest is a summer banger with a ripped-from-the headlines plot, which is sure to garner lots of attention." (Booklist (starred))</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Beneath Devil's Bridge: Book By Loreth Anne | Book Review Podcast
<p>Beneath Devil's Bridge: Book By Loreth Anne</p> <p>“The suspenseful, multilayered plot is matched by fully realized characters. White consistently entertains.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p>“If I’m lucky, maybe once in a blue moon, I read a book that leaves my mind reeling, heart aching and soul searching. One that haunts me long after The End. <em>Beneath Devil’s Bridge</em> is one of those books.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Mystery &amp; Suspense Magazine</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Final Twist: By Jeffery Deaver | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Final Twist: By Jeffery Deaver</p> <p>“Jeffery Deaver’s&nbsp;<em>The Final Twist</em>&nbsp;lives up to its name admirably, even delivering said twist on the very last page of the book.” –<em><strong>BookPage</strong></em><strong> (Starred Review)</strong><br> <br> “…[<em>The Final Twist</em>] is clearly the best of the series so far.” –<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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An Isolated Incident: Book By J.D. Kirk | Book Review Podcast
<p>An Isolated Incident: Book By J.D. Kirk</p> <p>website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Good Company: By Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney | Book Review Podcast
<p>Good Company By Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney</p> <p>"Sweeney’s effectiveness as a novelist stems from her protean sympathy, her ability to move among these characters and capture each one’s feelings without judgment. As we see some of the same events from various points of view, we don’t learn who was right — who could ever be right, after all? — but we get a poignant, sometimes comic sense of the way we each experience the same events, the same decisions, the same mistakes. In Sweeney’s hands, that’s not a recipe for endless conflict, but a road to understanding and — maybe — forgiveness." -- <em>Washington Post</em><br> <br> “This novel considers how much the bonds of friendship and marriage can withstand in a tale that has as much heart as it does intrigue." -- Good Housekeeping<br> <br> “You don't need to be a fan of Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's bestseller&nbsp;<em>The Nest</em>&nbsp;to appreciate the high stakes, sly class commentary<em>,&nbsp;</em>and masterful storytelling of&nbsp;<em>Good Company</em>—but it wouldn't hurt. -- Town &amp; Country<br> <br> “[T]ender and absorbing tale….Filled with humor and insight,&nbsp;<em>Good Company</em>&nbsp;is a warm and incisive novel about loyalty and the bonds of marriage and friendship.” -- BookRiot<br> <br> "This effervescent, tender second novel by the bestselling author of The Nest is an enthralling saga of a marriage in midlife and the secrets that threaten to upend it." -- <em>Oprah Daily</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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A Gambling Man: By David Baldacci | Book Review Podcast
<p>A Gambling Man: By David Baldacci</p> <p>“Baldacci establishes bona fides for this historical mystery with great delicacy, deftly navigating the cliché minefield and giving his readers a sense of the milieu without drowning them in minutiae. He delivers a cracking good suspense novel in the process.”―<em><strong>BookPage</strong></em><br> <br> "Baldacci delivers, every time!"―<em><strong>Lisa Scottoline, New York Times bestselling author</strong></em><br> <br> "David Baldacci is a master storyteller."―<em><strong>Associated Press</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Newcomer: Book By Mary Kay Andrews | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Newcomer: Book By Mary Kay Andrews</p> <p>"Andrews can be counted on for beach-worthy depictions of southern women with chutzpah and a talent for finding trouble with humor and romantic interest mixed in. Fans of Elin Hilderbrand and Kristy Woodson Harvey shouldn’t miss it." <em>--Booklist</em><br> <br> “<em>Hello, Summer</em> is another gem by the always wonderful Mary Kay Andrews.” -- <em>PopSugar<br> </em><br> “The world of modern journalism, small town politics and relationships are brought to vibrant life by Mary Kay Andrews’ deft touch.” -- <em>Authorlink Writers &amp; Readers Magazine</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Here With Me: Book By Samantha Young | Book Review Podcast
<p>Here With Me: Book By Samantha Young</p> <p>"Absolutely breath-taking! As soon as I picked up&nbsp;<em>Here With Me</em>&nbsp;I couldn't put it down. This book has everything I love in a story: mystery, suspense, great dialogue, and of course the kind of steamy romance that will keep you hooked." --&nbsp;L.H. Cosway, bestselling author of the&nbsp;<em>Hearts Series</em>.<br> <br> <em>"</em>Samantha Young is master storyteller, skilfully weaving an enemies-to-lovers romance into a suspense crime mystery with a satisfying dose of family drama, all set against the majestic Scottish Highlands...This book is an electrifying and emotional rollercoaster you'll want to ride forever." -- Sarah Smith, author of&nbsp;<em>Faker</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Simmer Down</em>.<br> <br> "Beautifully written, intense, emotional and utterly captivating, with a sensational, chemistry-filled romance, this is a fantastic read, and I absolutely loved it.&nbsp;5 stars!"-- The Escapist Book Blog</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Sooley: Book By John Grisham | Book Review Podcast
<p>Sooley: Book By John Grisham</p> <p>"An intensely moving story, told with the same eye for character and descriptive detail Grisham brings to his crime novels. His occasional forays into general fiction are usually interesting, but this one is considerably more than that. It’s skillfully written, with a deeply compelling central character and a story that is full of raw emotion and suspense."<br> –<em>Booklist</em></p> <p><em>website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Insiders: Book By Tijan | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Insiders: Book By Tijan</p> <p>"Tijan delivers on the fun, edge, and angst. Her books never fail to please!" --Kylie Scott, <em>New York Times </em>bestseller<br> <br> "Obsessed from page one! The Insiders is yet another addicting read from Tijan." -- Jennifer L. Armentrout, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author<br> <br> "A whirlwind of high-stakes suspense." - <em>Publishers Weekly</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Last Thing He Told Me: Book By Laura Dave | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Last Thing He Told Me: Book By Laura Dave</p> <p>“Laura Dave's <em>The Last Thing He Told Me</em> is a thrilling roller coaster of a novel. This smart, intimate exploration of love and family is the foundation of a beautifully constructed mystery filled with twists and turns. A must-read.”<strong> —</strong> <strong>Jean Kwok</strong>,<strong> </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Searching for Sylvie Lee</strong></em><br> <br> “Dave pulls off something that feels both new and familiar: a novel of domestic suspense that unnerves, then reassures. This is the antithesis of the way novels like <em>Gone Girl</em> or <em>My Lovely Wife</em> are constructed; in <em>The Last Thing He Told Me</em>, the surface is ugly, the situation disturbing, but almost everyone involved is basically good underneath it all. Dave has given readers what many people crave right now—a thoroughly engrossing yet comforting distraction.” <strong>—&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>BookPage</strong></em><br> <br> “A page turner.” — <em><strong>Associated Press</strong></em><br> <br> “<em>The Last Thing He Told Me</em> by Laura Dave is a fast-moving, heartfelt thriller about the sacrifices we make for the people we love most.” — <em><strong>Real Simple</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Arsenic and Adobo: Book By Mia P. Manansala | Book Review Podcast
<p>Arsenic and Adobo: Book By Mia P. Manansala</p> <p>"This debut introduces readers to Filipino American food and culture, with its emphasis on family. There are cozy tropes (the close-knit community, the food business), but the emphasis on the Tagalog language, the culture, and drug dealing in a small town add gravity and individuality to this outstanding series kick-off."—<em>Library Journal</em>, starred review<br> <br> "[An] enjoyable and endearing debut cozy...Manansala peppers the narrative with enough red herrings to keep readers from guessing the killer, but the strength of the novel is how family, food and love intertwine in meaningful and complex ways. When Lila bakes her signature ube crinkle cookies, made with purple yams, we are in for a delectable treat."—<em>New York Times Book Review</em><br> <br> "What an absolute treat! Mia P. Manansala has crafted a delicious mystery full of wit and wile that kept me laughing and guessing as I devoured every page. Fresh, fun, and feisty, amateur sleuth Lila Macapagal takes readers on a wild and savory ride as she sets out to catch a killer. I can’t wait to read more in this fabulous new series!”—Jenn McKinlay, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of <em>One for the Books</em></p> <p><em>website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Realm breaker: Book By Victoria Aveyard | Book Review Podcast
<p>Realm breaker: Book By Victoria Aveyard</p> <p>“There are a wide variety of action scenes, daring escapes, and betrayals…exquisite descriptions and clashing motivations result in a nuanced, sprawling realm. An epic series opener of old-school high fantasy catering to modern audiences.“ -- <em>Kirkus Reviews</em><br> <br> <strong>Praise for the Red Queen series</strong>: &nbsp; &nbsp; “Aveyard’s “little lightning girl” remains a relatable and deeply flawed heroine... Aveyard adeptly sets the scene for a fourth book to follow, amid a war not yet won.” -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em><br> <br> “Another devastating cliff-hanger ending will leave readers hungry for the final volume.” -- <em>Booklist</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Her Last Holiday: Book By C.L. Taylor | Book Review Podcast
<p>Her Last Holiday: Book By C.L. Taylor</p> <p>“Great characters and a clever, complex and unpredictable plot.” – <strong>Claire Douglas</strong></p> <p>“Complex, absorbing, and brilliantly plotted.” – <strong>Louise Jensen</strong></p> <p>“A joy to read with a compelling plot, humour and a killer twist.” – <strong>Mark Edwards</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Prison Healer: By Lynette Noni | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni</p> <p>“Let me say right up front that Lynette Noni is a very talented writer. Her books tell stories that draw you in and refuse to let go. Her characters are memorable and quick to surprise. I cannot wait to see what she will do next." —Terry Brooks, author, <em>The Shannara Chronicles</em><br> <br> "Lynette Noni is a masterful storyteller. Her characters steal into your heart and won't let go!" —Maria V. Snyder, author, the Poison Study series<br> <br> “Lynette Noni’s compelling stories keep readers turning pages to the very end.’’ —Juliet Marillier, author, the Sevenwaters series</p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Project Hail Mary: Book By Andy Weir | Book Review Podcast
<p>Project Hail Mary: Book By Andy Weir</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“Andy Weir proves once again that he is a singular talent. <em>Project Hail Mary</em> is so fascinating and propulsive that it’s downright addictive. From the first page as Ryland wakes up not knowing who or where he is, I was hooked.”<strong>—Taylor Jenkins Reid,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Daisy Jones &amp; The Six</strong></em><em> </em><br> <br> “Reading <em>Project Hail Mary</em> is like going on a field trip to outer space with the best science teacher you’ve ever had—and your class assignment is to save the world. This is one of the most original, compelling, and fun voyages I’ve ever taken.”<strong>—Ernest Cline, #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>Ready Player One</strong></em><br> <br> “Two worlds in peril, a competent (but flawed and human) man, a competent alien, unending scientific puzzles to unravel, with humanity itself at risk,&nbsp;this one has everything fans of old school SF (like me) love. If you like a lot of science in your science fiction, Andy Weir is the writer for you.”<strong>—George R. R. Martin,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>New York Times&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>A Game of Thrones</strong></em></p>
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The Perfect Daughter: By D.J. Palmer | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Perfect Daughter: By D.J. Palmer</p> <p>"Will keep readers in its grip."<strong> ―</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> "What starts as a slow-burning thriller ends in a crescendo of intensity as D.J. Palmer’s newest thriller,<em> The Perfect Daughter</em>, explores the often-terrifying intersection of mental health disorders and the criminal justice system...Full of twists and turns, readers will stay busy trying to guess just what is coming around the corner. But much like the poorly funded state psychiatric facility where a lot of the story takes place, there are some surprises that you will never be able to anticipate, and you better be on your toes and be ready for them!"<strong>―</strong><em><strong>The Nerd Daily</strong></em><br> <br> "Another pulse-pounding read...[<em>The Perfect Daughter</em>] was a cleverly plotted, multi-layered psychological thriller with an ending that will have you feel like you’ve just been punched in the gut without warning."<em><strong>―The Reading Beauty</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Dial A for Aunties: By Jesse Q. Sutanto | Book Review Podcast
<p>Dial A for Aunties: By Jesse Q. Sutanto</p> <p>"Sutanto brilliantly infuses comedy and culture&nbsp;into the unpredictable rom-com/murder mystery mashup as Meddy navigates familial duty, possible arrest and a groomzilla.&nbsp;I&nbsp;laughed out loud and you will too.”—<em>USA Today </em>(four-star review)<br> <br> "I LOVED it. Whip-smart, original and so funny. I found it impossible to put down and lost count of the number of times I laughed out loud."—Beth O’Leary, <em>Sunday Times </em>bestselling author of <em>The Switch</em><br> <br> "It's a high-wire act of comic timing, misunderstandings, romantic foibles and possibly foiled heists…The glue is Meddeline, endearing, capable and in full thrall to her elders, who are all absolute hoots to keep company with."—<em>The New York Times Book Review</em></p> <p><em><strong>website</strong></em><em>: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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In Her Tracks: By Robert Dugoni | Book Review Podcast
<p>In Her Tracks: By Robert Dugoni</p> <p>“A warmhearted procedural about some ice-cold crimes.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“Fast-paced, complex police procedural…[one] of our favorite mysteries and thrillers…” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>The Amazon Book Review</strong></em></p> <p>“The best and most compelling novel of [the] Tracy Crosswhite series.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Mountain Times</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Malice: By Heather Walter | Book Review Podcast
<p>Malice: By Heather Walter</p> <p>“The villain takes center stage in Walter’s superlative debut, a refreshing spin on Sleeping Beauty.&nbsp;.&nbsp;.&nbsp;. Fairy tale lovers of all ages will be thrilled.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly </strong></em><strong>(starred review)<br> </strong><br> “A truly original and clever retelling of a classic that had me racing to the end—you’ll never look at ‘Sleeping Beauty’ the same way again.”<strong>—S. A. Chakraborty, author of the bestselling Daevabad trilogy<br> </strong><br> “Absolutely dazzling! Full of love, power, and betrayal, <em>Malice</em> is as compelling as a spell, as captivating as an enchantment, and as fascinating and delicious as a fairy-tale curse. I loved it!”<strong>—Sarah Beth Durst, award-winning author of the Queens of Renthia series</strong></p> <p><strong>website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Drowning Kind: By Jennifer McMahon | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Drowning Kind By Jennifer McMahon</p> <p>"McMahon has a gift for creating creepy atmosphere and letting spooky suggestions linger in the mind. She’s also adept at weaving legends and stories into the fabric of what feels like real life, because her characters are so believably vulnerable. For best results, read it on a dark and stormy night—in a well-lit room, far away from the water.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>(starred review)</strong><br> <br> &nbsp;"<em>The Drowning Kind&nbsp;</em>is both a haunting exploration of grief and a tale that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. You'll&nbsp;stay up late reading, but take my advice: whatever you do, don't go in the water."<strong>—Simone St James, </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Sun Down Motel</strong></em><br> <br> "[A] taut supernatural thriller . . . McMahon’s skills in crafting captivating plots and building suspense shine.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Mirrorland: By Carole Johnstone | Book Review Podcast
<p>Mirrorland: By Carole Johnstone</p> <p>"Johnstone has plenty of tricks up her sleeve in this suspenseful tale of betrayal and revenge, memory and imagination, and the thin line between love and hate."<strong>&nbsp;—</strong><em><strong>Business Insider</strong></em><br> <br> "Enthralling . . . a dark, twisting thriller that explores the pitch-black corners of people’s minds; how good and bad, love and hate, terror and joy can co-exist; and how childhood memories can be rewritten with time as the lines between imagination and reality are blurred. Fans of Gillian Flynn's creeping dread and Liane Moriarty's nuanced morality and complex relationships should love this book."&nbsp;<em><strong>—Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><br> <br> "This ambitious blend of psychological suspense and horror casts a powerful light on the liberating power of imagination." <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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House of Hollow: By Krystal Sutherland | Book Review Podcast
<p>House of Hollow: By Krystal Sutherland</p> <p>“<strong>Wonderfully creepy</strong> and full of unnerving <strong>supernatural flourishes</strong>.”&nbsp;—<em>PopSugar</em><br> <br> “<strong>[Readers] will be eviscerated</strong>. . . <strong>Alive with lush language and a dark fairy tale feel</strong>, this is a <strong>compelling</strong> <strong>readalike for lovers of Holly Black’s</strong> many wonderful fair folk standalones and series.” —<em>School Library Journal</em><br> <br> “<strong>Smart</strong> and assured narration easily carries a <strong>fast-paced </strong>story entwining themes of grief and loss with elements of folklore and some very inventive body horror. The pervasive feeling of dread <strong>builds to a shocking twist</strong>. A<strong> lush and darkly twisted </strong>modern fairy tale.” —<em>Kirkus Reviews</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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What Comes After: By JoAnne Tompkins | Book Review Podcast
<p>What Comes After: By JoAnne Tompkins</p> <p>“If you enjoyed<em>&nbsp;The Searcher&nbsp;</em>by Tana French, read&nbsp;<em>What Comes After&nbsp;</em>by JoAnne Tompkins.… a mystery — and a gritty meditation on loss and redemption, drenched in stillness and grief.”&nbsp;<strong>—</strong><em><strong>The Washington Post</strong></em><strong><br> <br> </strong>“Nail-biting wallop of a debut novel. . . Tompkins delivers a thoughtful, unexpectedly optimistic tale.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>The New York Times</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Last Bookshop in London: By Madeline Martin | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Last Bookshop in London: By Madeline Martin</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>“<em>The Last Bookshop in London </em>is an irresistible tale which showcases the transformative power of literacy, reminding us of the hope and sanctuary our neighborhood bookstores offer during the perilous trials of war and unrest.”<br> <strong>--Kim Michele Richardson, </strong><em><strong>New York Times-</strong></em><strong>bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek</strong></em><br> <br> <br> <em>“The Last Bookshop in London </em>is a gorgeously written story of love, friendship, and survival set against the backdrop of WWII era London. Madeline Martin’s beautiful novel is a poignant and emotional love letter to books and bookshops themselves, and ultimately a testament to the power of stories to sustain us in even our darkest hours.” <strong>--Jillian Cantor, </strong><em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>In Another Time </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>Half Life</strong></em><br> <br> <br> “I devoured this story! I loved Grace and Primrose Hill Books! At its heart, <em>The Last Bookshop in London</em> is a love letter to the power of books to unite us, to hold the world together when it’s falling apart around our ears. This fresh take on what London endured during WWII should catapult Madeline Martin to the top tier of historical fiction novelists. I highly recommend it.”<br> <strong>--Karen Robards, author of </strong><em><strong>The Black Swan of Paris</strong></em><br> <br> <br> "This engaging mix of books, romance, and war is not without tragedy, but the unapologetically uplifting ending will find booklovers wiping away a tear or two." -<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p>
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Rule of Wolves: By Leigh Bardugo | Book Review Podcast
<p>Rule of Wolves: By Leigh Bardugo</p> <p>“<strong>A wild ride</strong> both fantastical and grounded in nuance.”―<em>Kirkus Reviews</em><br> <br> Praise for <em><strong>King of Scars</strong></em>:<br> <br> "[Bardugo] touches on <strong>religion, class, family, love</strong> ― all organically, all effortlessly, all cloaked in the weight of a post-war reckoning with the cost (literal and figurative) of surviving the events that shape both people and nations." ―<em>NPR</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Crown of Gilded Bones: By Jennifer L. Armentrout | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Crown of Gilded Bones: By Jennifer L. Armentrout</p> <p>"Jennifer L. Armentrout has absolutely blown me away with this entire series! I've turned into a swooning fangirl!" ~ <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author Larissa Ione&nbsp;<br> <br> "Completely unputdownable and utterly unforgettable. Armentrout grabs hold of you from the first page of TCOGB with her flawless storytelling, engaging characters and the unforeseen twists and turns." ~ <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author K. Bromberg<br> <br> "Jennifer L. Armentrout raises the stakes to electrifying new levels in this gripping tale of adventure, mayhem, and romance, bringing us one step closer to what promises to be a final showdown of epic proportions. I had to remind myself to breathe." ~ Natasha Is A Book Junkie</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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When The Stars Go Dark: Book By Paula McClain | Book Review Podcast
<p>When The Stars Go Dark: Book By Paula McClain</p> <p>“Paula McLain, already established as&nbsp;<em>the</em>&nbsp;master of the historical novel, now explodes into crime fiction with a richly satisfying, tremendously moving mystery—haunting, poignant, lyrical, urgent.”<strong>—Chris Pavone, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Paris Diversion</strong></em><strong><br> </strong><br> “Fantastically propulsive and deeply atmospheric, this novel grabs you from the very first page. Paula McLain has proven to be a masterful storyteller no matter the genre.”<strong>—Aimee Molloy, author of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Perfect Mother</strong></em><br> <br> “This&nbsp;melancholy but&nbsp;gripping tale&nbsp;uses backstory and flashbacks to propel the mystery forward. Part suspense, part self-discovery tale,&nbsp;this first attempt at crime fiction from historical fiction author McLain (<em>The Paris Wife</em>) is hard to resist.&nbsp;Fans of the author’s other works will not be disappointed.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Library Journal</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Mother May I: By Joshilyn Jackso | Book Review Podcast
<p>Mother May I: By Joshilyn Jackso</p> <p>"The tension is skillfully built . . . a&nbsp;thriller with a sharp #MeToo edge." -- <em><strong>Kirkus Reviews </strong></em>on <em>Mother May I</em><br> <br> "An addictive domestic suspense, Jackson’s latest asks how far a mother will go to protect her child." -- <em><strong>Parade</strong></em> on <em>Mother May I</em><br> <br> "Gripping . . . The dark secret at the novel's heart rings all too true. Jackson knows how to ratchet up the suspense." -- <em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em> on <em>Mother May I</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Good Sister: Book By Sally Hepworth | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Good Sister: Book By Sally Hepworth</p> <p>"<strong>Hepworth's latest further solidifies her place among the top domestic suspense authors</strong>...Fern is drawn as smart, capable, and probably on the spectrum, and she is multilayered and relatable, illustrating <strong>Hepworth's talent for page-turners with depth.</strong>"<em><strong>-- Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> "It's a warped tale of twisted memories and skewed perceptions that will make fans of psychological thrillers say,<strong> 'Wow, I didn't see that coming.'"</strong><em><strong>--Library Journal</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Red Book (A Black Book Thriller 2): By James Patterson | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Red Book (A Black Book Thriller 2): By James Patterson</p> <p>"Crisply written ... a fine thriller."―<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> Praise for <em>The Black Book</em>:&nbsp;<br> <br> &nbsp;"The plot twists will give you whiplash."―<em><strong>Washington Post</strong></em><br> <br> "Brilliantly twisty."―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly, starred review</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Poet: By Lisa Renee Jones | Book Review Podcast
<p>The Poet: By Lisa Renee Jones | Book Review Podcast</p> <p>"The Poet is <strong>a nail biting read, filled with suspense and turns that will leave readers second-guessing</strong>." -Nikki S., Goodreads<br> <br> "I was absorbed with this thrilling police-procedural and the captivating characters right up to the riveting ending. I can't wait to read the next in the series." -The Eclectic Review<br> <br> "Lisa Renee Jones wrote exactly what I was looking for. <strong>An amazing thriller that pulled me in, kept me reading, and turning pages</strong>. The Poet is one of the best thrillers I have read in a very long time." -A Soccer Mom's Book Blog</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Eternal: By Lisa Scottoline | Book Review Podcast
<p>Eternal By Lisa Scottoline</p> <p>"Make a plate of fettuccine, pour a glass of red wine, and settle in with this captivating tale. You will cry tears of sadness and joy. Scottoline’s Italian heritage combined with all her diligent research will keep this story in readers’ hearts."<strong>-</strong><em><strong>-Library Journal</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong><em><strong><br> </strong></em><br> “A beautiful, heartbreaking, wrenching love story set in the Second World War. It’s alive with characters I cared about deeply - including the remarkable city of Rome, itself - and their courage in the face of Fascism.”--<strong>Chris Bohjalian, author of </strong><em><strong>Midwive</strong></em><strong>s and </strong><em><strong>The Flight Attendant&nbsp;<br> </strong></em><br> "This nuanced take on WWII Italy offers a variety of perspectives, but at its heart, this is a love story, with heroes lost being warmly remembered and love conquering all….Best-selling crime writer Scottoline successfully changes course in a coming-of-age WWII love story that will entrance fans and newcomers alike."--<em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Her Dark Lies: Book By J.T. Ellison | Book Review Podcast
<p>Her Dark Lies: Book By J.T. Ellison&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>"Stunning.&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>Her Dark Lies </strong></em><strong>is a gorgeously atmospheric thriller, a brilliant contemporary twist on a beloved classic. Beautifully written, psychologically chilling and gaspingly surprising, J.T. Ellison proves she's our new Daphne DuMaurier." —Hank Phillippi Ryan,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>USA Today</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The First To Lie</strong></em><br> <br> <strong>"Mesmerizing...Fans of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca will want to check out this compulsively readable tale." —</strong><em><strong> Publishers Weekly, </strong></em><strong>starred review on </strong><em><strong>Her Dark Lies</strong></em><br> <br> <strong>"A compulsive, twisty thriller that is so deftly crafted, you’re left wondering who to trust. A highly addictive and deliciously tense read,</strong><em><strong> Her Dark Lies </strong></em><strong>is fast-paced and full of suspense. This book is a stunner! Readers are going to love it. I’m a forever fan, and I want more.”</strong><br> <strong>— Kerry Lonsdale, </strong><em><strong>Wall Street Journal</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Washington Post</strong></em><strong> bestselling author</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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All the Murmuring Bones | Book By A.G. Slatter | Book Review Podcast
<p>All the Murmuring Bones | Book By A.G. Slatter</p> <p>"The [gothic] fantasy worlds of Angela Slatter are among the fullest, most vividly realised of our time. The primal ore of folk and fairytale runs glittering through the dark layers of their history and geology, and Slatter mines them for all they're worth. She brings them to the light cut and polished in ways that will make you gasp. In the furnace of her imagination what she produces is tantamount to a sword from out the stone. Her prose is molten metal. Hail the Once and Future Queen!" <strong>Neil Snowdon<br> </strong><br> ‘Gorgeous, atmospheric gothic fantasy’<strong> - Buzzfeed</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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You Love Me: A You Novel | Book By Caroline Kepnes | Book Review Podcast
<p>You Love Me: A You Novel | Book By Caroline Kepnes&nbsp;</p> <p>“A strange delight&nbsp;. . . Series fans will eat this up.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “Kepnes’s series continues to be&nbsp;a sly, subversive exploration of what people choose to reveal and what they hide in their relationships, and just how difficult it is to truly know another person. That Kepnes manages to limn such heady subjects in such a&nbsp;compulsively readable&nbsp;way while serving up&nbsp;twists aplenty&nbsp;is the reason the series&nbsp;still feels fresh&nbsp;three books in. . . . There's never been a better time to get acquainted with Kepnes’s&nbsp;dangerously appealing&nbsp;leading man.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Blood Witch: Book By Ivy Asher - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Blood Witch: Book By Ivy Asher</p> <p>I never saw it coming...the bones...the magic...the betrayal.<br> <br> It’s no longer a question of who I can trust—the answer is no one. Now, it’s about survival.<br> <br> I’m in the heart of the Order, trying to solve a series of mysterious disappearances, while doing everything that I can not to become bait.<br> <br> Enemies are circling, and they can’t seem to decide if they see me as a pawn or as a threat. Oh, and there’s that little issue of being tethered to Rogan, who I now want to kill.<br> <br> It’s time to figure out just what I’m capable of though. Because fool me once...shame on you. But fool me twice...and I will crush your bones to dust.<br> <br> My name is Lennox Osseous, and I’m about to unleash the wrath of the Bone Witch.</p> <p>website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Sweet & Bitter Magic | Book By Adrienne Tooley | Book Review Podcast
<p>Sweet &amp; Bitter Magic | Book By Adrienne Tooley</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p> <p>Tamsin is a witch, but unlike other witches her age, she has spent the last five years banished from the witches’ land of Within, cursed to never feel love as punishment for a terrible deed. Now she ekes out a lonely existence as a harsh, callous village witch among the Ordinary folk.&nbsp;<br> <br> Wren is a source: someone who&nbsp;<em>is</em>&nbsp;magic but cannot&nbsp;<em>use</em>&nbsp;magic. But unlike other sources, she didn’t travel to Within when her magic appeared, as the witches’ governing coven requires. Instead, she stayed behind to care for her ailing father, hiding the evidence of her relationship to magic as best she could.</p>
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Of Women and Salt: Book By Gabriela Garcia - Book Review Podcast
<p>Of Women and Salt: Book By Gabriela Garcia</p> <p>"Garcia’s vivid details, visceral prose and strong willful women negotiating how to survive in this world are easy to fall for." - <strong>Angie Cruz</strong>, author of <em>Dominicana<br> <br> </em>"In this debut novel, the daughter of a Cuban immigrant is haunted by the desire to learn more about her history, setting in motion a multigenerational family story that leaps across the Americas." - <em>New Yok Times<br> <br> "</em>This riveting account will please readers of sweeping multigenerational stories." - <em>Publishers Weekly</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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What's Mine and Yours: Book By Naima Coster - Book Review Podcast
<p>What's Mine and Yours: Book By Naima Coster</p> <p>“At its heart, <em>What’s Mine and Yours</em> is a coming-of-age story—one that examines the unraveling of marriages, complexities of siblinghood and reckonings with parents… Coster portrays her characters’ worlds with startling vitality. As the children fall in lust and love, grapple with angst and battle the tides of New South politics, Coster’s writing shines"</p> <p>―<em><strong>New York Times Book Review</strong></em><br> <br> “The complex characters will stay with you—maybe even change you.”―<em><strong>People</strong></em><br> <br> "Coster… depict[s the characters] complex situations and moral ambiguities with depth and compassion. Weaving numerous plot threads — miscarriages, abortions, divorces, brain tumors, benders—into an intricate tapestry, Coster shows, as one of her indelible minor characters declares, that 'It's only our life if we say so. Otherwise it belongs to them.'"―<em><strong>Minneapolis Star Tribune</strong></em></p> <p>"Coster is an exacting observer but also an endlessly generous one… It’s the individual moments that are exquisite, each chapter a tiny snapshot of a whole world. Tender but—miraculously—never sentimental."</p> <p>―<em><strong>Kirkus (starred review)</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Watcher Girl: Book By Minka Kent - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Watcher Girl: Book By Minka Kent</p> <p>“Kent piles on enough domestic complications to make you avoid your own next family reunion before she brings down the curtain with a thud.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Next Wife: Book By Kaira Rouda - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Next Wife: Book By Kaira Rouda</p> <p>“Rouda hits the ground running and never stops…[<em>The Next Wife</em>] is so much fun that you’ll be sorry to see it end with a final pair of zingers. The guiltiest of guilty pleasures.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“This gripping psychological thriller from Rouda (<em>The Favorite Daughter</em>) offers a refreshing setup…Rouda keeps the reader guessing as the plot takes plenty of twists and turns. Suspense fans will get their money’s worth.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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A Trial of Sorcerers: Book By Elise Kova (Book 1) - Book Review Podcast
<p>A Trial of Sorcerers: Book By Elise Kova (Book 1)</p> <p>"Elise Kova is the queen of sumptuous, masterfully crafted fantasy worlds sizzling with dark and brooding men, fierce heroines, and epic slow-burn romance. Trust me, there's a reason readers all over the globe devour her books and beg for more. Elise will forever be my one-click author."<br> <strong>- Audrey Grey, USA Today Bestselling Author of Oath Taker</strong><br> <br> <br> "I love Elise Kova for her epic world building, diverse characters, and heart wrenching&nbsp;slow-burn romance. If you want to be swept away in breathtaking fantasy that will stick with you longer than the last page, do yourself a favor and pick up any of her books. You won't be disappointed!"<br> <strong>-&nbsp;Frost Kay&nbsp;USA Today Bestselling Author of The Hunt</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Chain of Iron: Book By Cassandra Clare (Book 2 In The Last Hours Series) - Book Review Podcast
<p>Chain of Iron: Book By Cassandra Clare (Book 2 In The Last Hours Series)&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The Shadowhunters must catch a killer in Edwardian London in this dangerous and romantic sequel to the #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling novel </strong><em><strong>Chain of Gold</strong></em><strong>, from </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>USA TODAY </strong></em><strong>bestselling author Cassandra Clare. </strong><em><strong>Chain of Iron</strong></em><strong> is a Shadowhunters novel.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Firekeeper's Daughter: Book By Angeline Boulley - Book Review Podcast
<p>Firekeeper's Daughter: Book By Angeline Boulley</p> <p>"<strong>Immersive and enthralling</strong>, <em>Firekeeper’s Daughter</em> plunges the reader into a community and a landscape enriched by a profound spiritual tradition. Full of huge characters and spellbinding scenes, it gives a fascinating insight into life on and off the reservation, with Daunis as a tough and resourceful heroine through every vicissitude." ―<em>Financial Times</em><br> <em><br> "</em>Hitting hard when it comes to issues such as citizenship, language revitalization, and the corrosive presence of drugs on Native communities, <strong>this novel will long stand in the hearts of both Native and non-Native audiences</strong>." ―<em>Publishers Weekly</em>, <strong>Starred Review<br> <br> </strong>"Though <em>Firekeeper’s Daughter</em> contains gripping action sequences and gasp-inducing twists, it’s Daunis’ mission of self-discovery, which begins as a low and steady growl and grows to a fierce, proud roar, that has the most impact... <strong>Though it both shocks and thrills, in the end, what leaves you breathless is </strong><em><strong>Firekeeper’s Daughter</strong></em><strong>’s blazing heart.</strong>" ―<em>BookPage</em>, <strong>Starred Review</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Win: Book By Harlan Coben - Book Review Podcast
<p>Win: Book By Harlan Coben</p> <p>"Twisty—and we'd expect no less from the author of hot thrillers like&nbsp;<em>Tell No One</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Missing You</em>."―<em><strong>AARP</strong></em><br> <br> "Crafty plot twists, fast-moving action, and witty dialogue . . . Can the antihero become a hero after all?&nbsp;<em>Win&nbsp;</em>answers that question in surprising and satisfying ways."―<em><strong>BookTrib</strong></em><br> <br> "I gobbled [<em>Win</em>] in literally a couple of days . . . It's fantastic."―<em><strong>Rachael Ray</strong></em><br> <br> "Coben is the undisputed king of suspense."―<em><strong>The Real Book Spy</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Bridge of Souls: Book By Victoria Schwab (Book 3 of Cassidy Blake series) - Book Review Podcast
<p>Bridge of Souls: Book By Victoria Schwab (Book 3 of Cassidy Blake series)</p> <p>"This atmospheric ghost story from Schwab (the Monsters of Verity duology) chills and charms while challenging readers to face their fears. Courageous, quick-witted Cassidy inspires, her relationship with Jacob is tender, and the thrilling conclusion is sure to gratify." -- <em>Publishers Weekly</em>, starred review</p> <p>"Begs to be read in the dark of night." -- <em>Kirkus Reviews</em></p> <p>"Schwab paints an eerie portrait of haunted locales and her descriptions of the various ghosts and their terrible ends will send shivers down even the bravest readers' spines . . . This fast-paced, spooky ghost story filled with international adventure is sure to please horror enthusiasts and armchair travelers." -- <em>School Library Journal</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Other Emily: Book By Dean Koontz - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Other Emily: Book By Dean Koontz</p> <p>“A gripping and downright frightening book…genuinely captivating. Koontz remains a masterful storyteller in multiple genres, and this is one of his best.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p> <p>“Koontz proves once again to be a master storyteller, well-versed in his craft, honing his already sharp skills. [<em>The Other Emily</em>] is not only a stunning thriller, but a trip into the dark side of current scientific exploration.” <strong>—Authorlink</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Drown Her Sorrows: Book By Melinda Leigh - Book Review Podcast
<p>Drown Her Sorrows: Book By Melinda Leigh</p> <p>“Fans of contemporary police procedurals with a strong romance element will be well satisfied.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p>“<em>Drown Her Sorrows</em> by Melinda Leigh blends a murder mystery, a police procedural, and gripping characters with a tinge of romance. Readers will take a journey with her empathetic main characters…full of suspense, twists, and will keep readers guessing until the very end.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Crimespree Magazine</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Down Comes the Night: Book By Allison Saft - Book Review Podcast
<p>Down Comes the Night: Book By Allison Saft</p> <p>"Debut author Saft has crafted an intricate world that's figured out down to the details of each character. A choice addition to any collection where Sarah J. Maas and Leigh Bardugo rule. " - <em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> "The Gothic atmosphere includes echoing, candlelit halls; a secret passage; and explosive secrets....readers who love slow-burn romances will find much to enjoy. A promising debut." - <em><strong>Kirkus</strong></em><br> <br> "Saft interweaves intrigue, romance, and magic to fashion a slow-burning and atmospheric fantasy debut." - <em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Namesake: A Novel (Fable, 2): Book By Adrienne Young - Book review Podcast
<p>Namesake: A Novel (Fable, 2): Book By Adrienne Young</p> <p>"[A] richly imagined maritime world... Fans of the first volume will be pleased with this duology closer." <strong>―</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em><em><br> <br> </em>“An exciting, fast-paced ride that will ultimately satisfy those that stepped on board the Marigold with Fable last year...There’s plenty to love about this sequel: Its relentless pace keeps the story feeling as though something new and dramatic is happening on every page.” <em><strong>―Culturess</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="Https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>Https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York: Book By Elon Green - Book Review Podcast
<p>Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York: Book By Elon Green</p> <p>A "terrific, harrowing, true-crime account of an elusive serial killer who preyed upon gay men in the 1990s... [Green] provides an adrenalized police-procedural plot without ever losing sight of the fact that these were innocent human beings who were duped, butchered and discarded."<br> <strong>-</strong><em><strong>The New York Times</strong></em><strong> (Editor's Pick)</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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What Abigail Did That Summer: Book By Ben Aaronovitch - Book Review Podcast
<p>What Abigail Did That Summer: Book By Ben Aaronovitch</p> <p>It is the summer of 2013 and Abigail Kamara has been left to her own devices. This might, by those who know her, be considered a mistake. While her cousin, police constable and apprentice wizard Peter Grant, is off in the sticks chasing unicorns Abigail is chasing her own mystery. Teenagers around Hampstead Heath have been going missing but before the police can get fully engaged the teens return home—unharmed but vague about where they’ve been.<br> <br> Aided only by her new friend Simon, her knowledge that magic is real and a posse of talking foxes that think they’re spies, Abigail must venture into the wilds of Hampstead to discover who is luring the teenagers and more importantly—why?</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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A Stranger in Town: A Rockton Novel (Casey Duncan Novels Book 6): Book By Kelley Armstrong- Book Review Podcast
<p>A Stranger in Town: A Rockton Novel (Casey Duncan Novels Book 6): Book By Kelley Armstrong</p> <p>“Kelley Armstrong is incredible at writing atmosphere, and it’s on full display in her Casey Duncan series.” ― <em>Bustle</em><br> <br> “There are small towns, and then there’s Rockton . . . The crimes they solve will keep readers guessing, while the remote setting adds to the suspense and heightens the sense of danger.” <em>― BookBub</em><br> <br> “Read one, and you will want to read the rest.”<em> ― BookPage</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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WHILE PARIS SLEPT: Book By Ruth Druart - Book Review Podcast
<p>WHILE PARIS SLEPT: Book By Ruth Druart</p> <p>"<em>While Paris Slept</em> is a powerful and poignant debut from a brilliant and bold new novelist. Expertly weaving together multiple storylines, author Ruth Druart fills each page with thrilling suspense, uncommon emotional depth, and fascinating characters. Fans of historical fiction should not miss this one."―<em><strong>Imogen Kealey, Author of Liberation</strong></em><br> <br> "Both epic and intimate, this unexpected story of two couples' sacrifices in war-torn France had me completely and utterly enraptured. You'll have your heart in your mouth and tears on your cheeks as it reaches its rich, life-affirming conclusion."―<em><strong>Louise Candlish, Author of Our House</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Never Far Away: Book By Michael Koryta - Book Review Podcast
<p>Never Far Away: Book By Michael Koryta</p> <p>“A stellar thriller…. Well-developed characters enhance the&nbsp;high-octane&nbsp;plot.&nbsp;Fans of nail-biting suspense will be in heaven.”<br> &nbsp;―<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Obsession: Book By Jesse Sutanto - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Obsession: Book By Jesse Sutanto</p> <p>"Sutanto has crafted a page-turning work of suspense that questions the line between romantic "research" and stalking in the age of the internet, analyzing the roles played by abuse, misogyny, racism, and violence in contemporary relationships." - <em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><br> <br> "Set against a Northern California private school backdrop, the sensational plot is riddled with twists that come at a furious pace...A suspenseful page-turner." - <em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Perfect Marriage: By Adam Mitzner - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Perfect Marriage: By Adam Mitzner</p> <p>“Delivers all the guilty pleasures the title promises.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“Fans of clever police procedurals will be satisfied.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Amelia Unabridged: Book By Ashley Schumacher - Book Review Podcast
<p>Amelia Unabridged: Book By Ashley Schumacher</p> <p>"Ashley Schumacher’s debut novel <em>Amelia Unabridged </em>gently, yet fearlessly, explores the debilitating nature of grief and trying to find one’s place in the universe....Perhaps you just lost a loved one or experienced some kind of tragedy that has left you spinning. Maybe you’re at a crossroads in college or in your career, and you don’t know if you should turn left or right or just turn back around. <em>Amelia Unabridged </em>is just the medicine for your soul.<em>" - </em><strong>THE YOUNG FOLKS</strong><br> <br> "Raw, heartfelt, and beautiful, <em>Amelia Unabridged</em> is a powerful read about grief, love, and finding your truths. Highly recommend for fans of <em>If I Stay</em>, <em>Looking for Alaska</em>, and <em>Bridge to Terabithia</em>." - <strong>YA BOOKS CENTRAL</strong><br> <br> "Do you enjoy a good cry immediately followed by hugging a book close to your chest and taking a deep breath? Then this book is for you!" - <strong>BUZZFEED</strong><br> <br> "Already one of my favorite books of the year, this is one you'll toss at your book loving friends and quickly form your own lil book groups around." - <strong>BUZZFEED, "40 Contemporary Books We're Looking Forward To Reading In 2021"<br> </strong><br> “Ultimately a story of self-discovery offered up with the sweetness of wish-fulfillment romance, it’s a novel sure to please anyone who wants a story of love and reading.” - <strong>BULLETIN FOR THE CENTER OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS</strong><br> <br> "Schumacher centers storytelling as a means of expression, connection, and keeping the dead alive in this emotionally immersive debut....Employing expressive prose that communicates the emotion and tumult that can accompany the death of a loved one at any age, Schumacher leaves characters―and readers―with a sense of hope." - <strong>PUBLISHERS WEEKLY</strong></p> <p><strong>Website: </strong><a href="https://Gobookmart.com"><strong>https://Gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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A Caller's Game: Book By J.D. Barker - Book Review Podcast
<p>A Caller's Game: Book By J.D. Barker</p> <p>"A CALLER'S GAME is J.D. Barker's most compelling and frightening novel and will make for one helluva blockbuster summer movie!"--Richard Chizmar, New York Times Bestselling Author of Gwendy's Button Box with Stephen King<br> <br> "A talented writer with a delightfully devious mind!"--Jeffery Deaver, NY Times Bestselling Author</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega: Book By Crystal Maldonado - Book Review Podcast
<p>Fat Chance, Charlie Vega: Book By Crystal Maldonado</p> <p>"Charlie's emotional arc hits all the right notes, resulting in a warm and insightful coming-of-age tale."—<em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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QUIET IN HER BONES: Book By Nalini Singh - Book Review Podcast
<p>QUIET IN HER BONES: Book By Nalini Singh</p> <p>“Full of twists, turns, and genuine emotion,<em>&nbsp;Quiet in Her Bones</em>&nbsp;cements Singh’s place in the modern pantheon of suspense.”&nbsp;—Crime Reads<br> <br> "Singh perfectly conveys the sleek architecture amid an unforgiving New Zealand forest...an unsettling thriller that deserves a wide audience."—Booklist</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Water Memory: Book By Daniel Pyne - Book Review Podcast
<p>Water Memory: Book By Daniel Pyne</p> <p>“<em>Water Memory</em> is a speedboat on steroids and Pyne’s use of the present tense and blind narrative turns fuels the propulsion. Tackle this one while you’re wide awake, hang tight until the end, and wait for <em>Vital Signs</em>, book two in the Sentro series, due out a year from now.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Mountain Times</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Finlay Donovan Is Killing It: Book By Elle Cosimano - Book Review Podcast
<p>Finlay Donovan Is Killing It: Book By Elle Cosimano</p> <p>“Clever, perfectly plotted, and laugh out loud funny, <em>Finlay Donovan is Killing It </em>is one of those books that will make you smile long after you’ve turned the last page. This series is pitch-perfect and will be devoured by fans of Janet Evanovich. Elle Cosimano hits it way, way, way out of the park!”<br> ―<strong>Wendy Walker</strong>, bestselling author of <em>The Night Before</em> and <em>Emma in the Night</em></p> <p><em>Website: </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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We Begin at the End: Book By Chris Whitaker - Book Review Podcast
<p>We Begin at the End: Book By Chris Whitaker</p> <p>"A beautifully written mystery, packed with unforgettable characters. An intricately woven portrait of small-town intrigue where old and new sins collide."<br> --<strong>Jane Harper</strong>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Dry</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Heartbreak Bay: Book By Rachel Caine (Stillhouse Lake Book 5) - Book Review Podcast
<p>#Suspence #Thriller #Novel</p> <p>Heartbreak Bay: Book By Rachel Caine (Stillhouse Lake Book 5)</p> <p>“The aggressively disturbing conclusion places this one far beyond the pale of standard procedurals.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Power Couple: Book By Alex Berenson - Book Review Podcast
<p>#Action #Thriller #Novel</p> <p>The Power Couple: Book By Alex Berenson</p> <p>“Mr. Berenson, a veteran storyteller, succeeds quickly in getting the reader to care about his main characters… <em>The Power Couple</em>, rife with crime-busting subplots and energized by a teenage captive determined not to be a victim, is one of the most unpredictable thrillers in years.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>The Wall Street Journal</strong></em><br> <br> “Berenson writes with vigor and pace…This thriller is tailor-made for the big screen.”&nbsp;<strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Spellmaker: Book By Charlie N. Holmberg - Book Review Podcast
<p>#Magic #Fiction #Story #Podcast</p> <p>Spellmaker: Book By Charlie N. Holmberg</p> <p>“The romance between Elsie and Bacchus, combined with the fantasy of magic and good fighting evil, will appeal to fans of the previous Spellbreaker novel (<em>Spellbreaker</em>, 2020) and to fans of Naomi Novik or Katherine Arden’s Winternight trilogy.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Booklist</strong></em><strong> (starred review)</strong></p> <p><strong>website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Wedding Game: Book By Meghan Quinn - Book Review Podcast
<p>#Romantic #Book #Podcast</p> <p>The Wedding Game: Book By Meghan Quinn</p> <p>“Readers won’t have to be reality TV fans to get a kick out of this fun, quirky rom-com.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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A Deadly Influence: Book By Mike Omer - Book Review Podcast
<p>A Deadly Influence: Book By Mike Omer</p> <p>“An expert ticking-clock suspenser best consumed in one prodigious gulp.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong></em></p> <p>“In this smart series debut from Omer…readers will eagerly await Abby’s next outing.” <strong>—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Blood Grove: Book By Walter Mosley - Book Review Podcast
<p>#fiction #crime #Books</p> <p>Blood Grove: Book By Walter Mosley</p> <p>"Walter Mosley’s books about Easy Rawlins are crime fiction, not history. But taken together, they’re a vivid picture of Black life in Los Angeles in the mid-20th century....Easy Rawlins takes a long strange trip in <em>Blood Grove</em>, and it’s a thrill to take it with him."</p> <p>―<em><strong>Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times</strong></em></p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Shadow Man: Book by Helen Fields - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Shadow Man by Helen Fields&nbsp;</p> <p>“A gripping thriller, Atmospheric writing, and fascinating characters” <strong>Gobookmart</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p> <p><br></p>
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The Unwilling: Book By John Hart - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Unwilling: Book By John Hart</p> <p>Richly complex, as intricately woven as a fine tapestry, soul-piercingly emotional, this is John Hart at his lyrical, atmospheric best. He builds a world and draws you in, and there you remain, a willing captive.</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Electric Kingdom: Book By David Arnold - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Electric Kingdom: Book By David Arnold</p> <p>"Well executed and resonant… this is not a simple post-apocalyptic novel but instead a quiet, philosophical exploration of humanity with a touch of science fiction around the edges.&nbsp;Defying strict genre categories, Arnold leaves readers wondering and unbalanced until the final page."&nbsp;—<strong>Kirkus Reviews</strong><br> <br> "With a haunting, deliberately paced tale of postapocalyptic survival, Arnold creates a devastated world held together by myth and memory."<strong>&nbsp;—</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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What Big Teeth: Book By Rose Szabo - Book Review Podcast
<p>#horror #Gothic #Novel #Review</p> <p>What Big Teeth: Book By Rose Szabo</p> <p>"A tale so gorgeously twisty, it'll turn you inside out."</p>
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Love at First: An Uplifting and Unforgettable Story of Love and Second Chances: Book By Kate Clayborn - Book Review Podcast
<p>Love at First: An Uplifting and Unforgettable Story of Love and Second Chances: Book By Kate Clayborn</p> <p>“A novel of lush complexity, one bursting with humor, a tender melancholy, and meditations on love, friendship, and life, any reader can find solace and inspiration in. It’s lyrical and engrossing, a novel that possesses all the colors, idiosyncrasies, and range of the alphabet. Like the pages Meg designs,&nbsp;<em>Love Lettering&nbsp;</em>is a novel bursting with hidden messages essential to discover<strong>—</strong>long as we open our hearts to analyze the codes.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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A Pho Love Story: Book By Loan Le - Book Review Podcast
<p>A Pho Love Story: Book By Loan Le</p> <p>“Le pens a love letter to her heritage, while never shying from the trauma of the Vietnam War. . . . Readers will experience a gambit of emotions while reading this stirring novel, including hunger, loss, and finally, unadulterated joy.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Good Neighbors: Book By Sarah Langan Is A Truly Extraordinary And Fascinating Story - Book Review Podcast
<p>Good Neighbors: Book By Sarah Langan&nbsp;</p> <p>"One of the creepiest, most unnerving deconstructions of American suburbia I've ever read. Langan cuts to the heart of upper middle class lives like a skilled surgeon."</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Psychopath: Book By Mary Turner Thomson - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Psychopath: Book By Mary Turner Thomson</p> <p>“Mary Turner Thomson’s extraordinary story is what inspired me to write <em>The Psychopath Test</em>. She has an incredible tale of survival at the hands of one of the most bizarre and nefarious manipulators who ever walked this earth.”</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer: Book By Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer: Book By Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan</p> <p>"<em>The Babysitter</em> is a gripping read that’s impossible to put down: a string of gristly murders, a cast of charismatic, often abusive, and occasionally pathological characters, a comically incompetent police force, and an astute child’s perspective on the adults in her life.&nbsp;More profoundly, it raises questions about how children manage to adapt and survive in a world in which love, attention, and violence are inextricably intertwined."</p> <p>website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Who is Maud Dixon?: Book By Alexandra Andrews - Book Review Podcast
<p>Who is Maud Dixon?: Book By Alexandra Andrews</p> <p>“<em>Who Is Maud Dixon?</em> combines a rapid-fire plot with larger questions of authenticity and authorship, creating an edgy and distinct work that is as compelling as the mysterious figure at its center.”</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Initial Insult: Book By Mindy McGinnis - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Initial Insult: Book By Mindy McGinnis</p> <p>“Each word has been specifically chosen, each character superbly and humanly sculpted, the plot line masterfully completed. McGinnis plays with the readers and they are at her mercy.”</p> <p>website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Lost Apothecary: Book by Sarah Penner - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Lost Apothecary: Book by Sarah Penner</p> <p>“Engrossing, with rich detail, assured pacing and effective suspense.”</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Klara and the Sun: Book By Kazuo Ishiguro - Book Review Podcast
<p>Klara and the Sun: Book By Kazuo Ishiguro</p> <p><em>Klara and the Sun</em>, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains hopeful that a customer will soon choose her.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Every Last Fear: Book By Alex Finlay - Book Review Podcast
<p>Every Last Fear: Book By Alex Finlay</p> <p>“Taking your breath away... A fast-paced, suspenseful thriller.”</p> <p>website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Infinite Country: Book By Patricia Engel - Book Review Podcast
<p>Infinite Country: Book By Patricia Engel</p> <p><strong>Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 from </strong><em><strong>Esquire</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>O, The Oprah Magazine, Elle, GMA, New York Post, Ms. Magazine, The Millions</strong></em><strong>,</strong><em><strong> Electric Literature, LitHub</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>AARP</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>Refinery29, BuzzFeed</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>Autostraddle</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>She Reads</strong></em><strong>, </strong><em><strong>Alma</strong></em><strong>, and more.</strong></p> <p><strong>website: </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Later: Book By Stephen King - Book Review Podcast
<p>Later: Book By Stephen King</p> <p>#1 bestselling author Stephen King returns with a brand-new novel about the secrets we keep buried and the cost of unearthing them.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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One Perfect Grave: A gripping and heart-pounding crime thriller (Nikki Hunt Book 2): Book By Stacy Green - Book Review Podcast
<p>One Perfect Grave: A gripping and heart-pounding crime thriller (Nikki Hunt Book 2): Book By Stacy Green</p> <p><strong>She didn’t see the patch of black ice until it was too late. The car started to spin, and as it veered off into the deep ditch and the mounds of snow beside the road, she saw him. The little boy frozen in the ice.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Marlow Murder Club: Book By Robert Thorogood - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Marlow Murder Club: Book By Robert Thorogood</p> <p>There are sufficient clues and twists, to keep the pages turning</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Amari and the Night Brothers: Book By B. B. Alston - Book Review Podcast
<p>Amari and the Night Brothers: Book By B. B. Alston</p> <p>“An enchanting fantasy adventure filled with heart and soul. Amari is magical!”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Captive: Book By Fiona King Foster - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Captive: Book By Fiona King Foster</p> <p>“A fugitive story layered in frigid atmosphere, Foster's modern-day-set corker carries an Old Western appeal.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Girls I've Been: Book By Tess Sharpe - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Girls I've Been: Book By Tess Sharpe</p> <p>“A non-stop thrill ride… This book is so INTENSE. It jumps back and forth from the robbery in progress to Nora’s earlier life with her mother, a con woman married to a dangerous man. It’s so well done, extremely cinematic.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Into the Heartless Wood: Book By Joanna Ruth Meyer - Book Review Podcast
<p>Into the Heartless Wood: Book By Joanna Ruth Meyer</p> <p>“<em>Uprooted</em> meets <em>The Little Mermaid</em> in this gorgeously atmospheric and literally heart-wrenching monster girlfriend story.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Winter's Orbit: Book By Everina Maxwell - Book Review Podcast
<p>Winter's Orbit: Book By Everina Maxwell</p> <p>“Maxwell's delightful debut will please science fiction and romance readers alike, telling a slow burn of a relationship fraught with high stakes and action.” ―<em>Library Journal</em>, starred review<br> <br> “I feel personally attacked by how good <em>Winter’s Orbit</em> was.” ―Smart Bitches, Trashy Books<br> <br> “A deftly woven tale of political intrigue, all with a galactic treaty on the line. Maxwell's <em>Winter's Orbit</em> is a stunning new space opera debut, striking with all the skill of a master staff wielder. I hope there is more Kiem and Jainan to come!” ―K.B. Wagers, author of <em>Out Past the Stars</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Mask of Mirrors: Book By M. A. Carrick - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Mask of Mirrors: Book By M. A. Carrick</p> <p>"A tightly laced plot dripping with political intrigue. Carrick has built a strong foundation for things to come."</p> <p>-- "Publishers Weekly"</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Fable: Book By Adrienne Young - Book Review Podcast
<p>Fable: Book By Adrienne Young</p> <p>"Young (<em>The Girl the Sea Gave Back</em>) blends adventure and intrigue in this lush nautical duology opener, crafting a flinty world in which danger lurks at every turn." - <em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Children's Blizzard: Book By Melanie Benjamin - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Children's Blizzard: Book By Melanie Benjamin</p> <p>“Benjamin draws you into the lives, hardships, and triumphs of a diverse cast of characters and compels you to care about them deeply. <em>The Children’s Blizzard</em> has a pulse-pounding pace, a giant heart, and a sweep as wide as the prairie itself.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Nature of Fragile Things: Book By Susan Meissner - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Nature of Fragile Things: Book By Susan Meissner</p> <p><strong>“A terrific tale that takes us on a harrowing cable-car ride through early 20th century San Francisco, where dark secrets—like the city itself—crack wide open, forcing our world-weary heroine to confront the devastation done by the lies she's been told and by the lies she's still telling...”</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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First Comes Like: Book By Alisha Rai - Book Review Podcast
<p>First Comes Like: Book By Alisha Rai</p> <p><strong>The author of </strong><em><strong>The Right Swipe</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Girl Gone Viral</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;returns with a story about finding love in all the wrong inboxes...</strong></p> <p><strong>website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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West with Giraffes: Book By Lynda Rutledge - Book Review Podcast
<p>West with Giraffes: Book By Lynda Rutledge</p> <p><strong>An emotional, rousing novel inspired by the incredible true story of two giraffes who made headlines and won the hearts of Depression-era America.</strong></p> <p><strong>website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Much Ado About You: Book By Samantha Young - Book Review Podcast
<p>Much Ado About You: Book By Samantha Young</p> <p>"Young pens a wonderful romance with lovable, multi-faceted characters who want what everyone wants -- someone to love them, no matter what."<strong>--</strong><em><strong>RT Book Reviews</strong></em><br> <br> "Full of tenderness, fire, sexiness and intrigue, <em>Every Little Thing</em> is everything I hope to find in a romance. I loved this book, love this series and am desperately hoping for more installments sooner than later!"<strong>--</strong><em><strong>Vilma's Book Blog</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Kindest Lie: Book by Nancy Johnson - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Kindest Lie: Book by Nancy Johnson</p> <p>“<em>The Kindest Lie</em> is not only a superb debut novel, it is without qualification a superb novel. Nancy Johnson endows her characters with a generous grace that slowly embraces the reader as the plot unfolds, accomplishing what the very best novels do—tell the stories of strangers so well we are ultimately compelled to discover the strangers within us all.”</p> <p>James Anderson</p> <p>website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 - Book Review Podcast
<p>Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019</p> <p>“This collection teaches us that nothing about the latest crisis is new—that for four hundred years, Americans have whistled a ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’ tune of national self-congratulation while reliving repeating cycles of racial violence and hypocrisy. . . . This project is a vital addition to that curriculum on race in America and should serve as a gateway to the solo works of all the voices in Kendi and Blain’s impressive choir.”<strong>—</strong><em><strong>The Washington Post</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="Https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>Https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Driven: Book By Rebecca Zanetti - Book Review Podcast
<p>Driven: Book By Rebecca Zanetti</p> <p><strong>“Action-packed…Zanetti still makes time to dig into her characters’ psyches in the midst of the action, adding nuance to the exciting plot.”<br> —</strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know: Book by Adam Grant - Book Review Podcast
<p>Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know: Book by Adam Grant</p> <p>"In his latest book, <em>Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know</em>, [Grant] is in vintage form.”<br> <em><strong>—</strong></em>The Wall Street Journal<br> <em><strong> </strong></em><br> <em>“Think Again</em>&nbsp;delivers smart advice on unlearning assumptions and opening ourselves up to curiosity and humility.”<br> <em><strong>—</strong></em>The Washington Post</p> <p>website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Echo Wife: Book by Sarah Gailey - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Echo Wife: Book by Sarah Gailey</p> <p>"A razor-sharp psychological thriller... Gailey's expertise with suspense and their success in presenting the reader with impossible choices about the ethics of cloning, biological programming and editing, and of Evelyn’s specific, difficult situation, will leave the reader thinking about the novel long after the final page."<em><strong>―Booklist, starred review</strong></em><br> <br> "For those familiar with Gailey's work, expect this one to offer familiar pleasures and some new surprises. And for those who aren't, well, get ready."<em><strong> ―Entertainment Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> "Creepy, exhilarating science fiction... A series of dark reveals that leave both the characters and the audience reeling. Readers won't want to put this one down."<em><strong> ―Publisher's Weekly</strong></em><br> <br> “A tight, thrilling and funny ride...Gailey’s writing is controlled, visceral and especially dazzling when Martine and Evelyn are in a room together. Fans of “Big Little Lies,” The Island, Frankenstein and “Killing Eve” will love this gripping, skillfully told firecracker of a book." <em>―</em><em><strong>Bookpage</strong></em><br> <br> <em><strong>"</strong></em> It’s gross, and totally engrossing." <em>―</em><em><strong>Wired</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Sanatorium: Book by Sarah Pearse - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Sanatorium: Book by Sarah Pearse</p> <p>“Dark, suspenseful and downright chilling, Pearse’s debut, <em>The Sanatorium,</em> is a triumph. Vividly set against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps, it had me on the edge of my seat from the first page. Pearse’s writing is sublime. Pearse has a big future ahead of her.”<br> <strong>—</strong>Sally Hepworth, bestselling author of <em><strong>The Mother-in-Law</strong></em><br> <br> <em>“The Sanatorium </em>is definitely a debut novel to watch out for. What a chilling read! One of the creepiest thrillers I’ve ever read. So atmospheric, clever and compulsive. LOVED it!”<br> <strong>—</strong>Claire Douglas,&nbsp;bestselling author of <em><strong>Last Seen Alive</strong></em><em><br> </em><br> “A superb debut offering an astonishingly creepy and isolated backdrop, great characters, tension and twists. Hugely atmospheric with enough menace to keep you looking over your shoulder!”<br> <strong>—</strong>Sam Carrington, bestselling author of <em>I Dare You</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Paris Library: Book by Janet Skeslien Charles - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Paris Library: Book by Janet Skeslien Charles</p> <p>“What makes <em>The Paris Library&nbsp;</em>such a tender read is Charles's firsthand experience… Her meticulous research brings these figures to life…. Together the true storylines provide wonderful insight into relationships and friendships that transcend time and place.”</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Milk Fed: Book by Melissa Broder - Book Review Podcast
<p>Milk Fed: Book by Melissa Broder</p> <p>"Only Melissa Broder could dig into our obsessions, the ways our parents have ruined us, and blossoming queer love with such a bold panache."<br> <em><strong>—Lit Hub</strong></em><br> <br> "Few writers so innately understand or better capture the endless, palpable hunger that so many people carry around with them, day after day. This hunger is for food, for sex, for love, for compassion, for understanding, and it is this kind of ravenous appetite that Broder explores in her exultant new novel...&nbsp;riotously funny and perfectly profane."&nbsp;<br> <em><strong>—Refinery 29</strong></em><br> <br> "A dizzily compelling story of love, lust, addiction, faith, maternal longing, and...frozen yogurt...&nbsp;Broder’s sex writing is, as always, first-rate, but perhaps even more striking is her ability to lay bare the frantic interior calculus of disordered eating alongside the hypnotic pull of spirituality."<br> <em><strong>—Vogue</strong></em><strong> </strong><br> <br> "A sensuous and delightfully delirious&nbsp;tale... Filled with an unadulterated filthiness that would make Philip Roth blush, Broder's latest is a devour-it-in-one-sitting wonder.”<br> <em><strong>—O, The Oprah Magazine</strong></em><br> <br> "Bold, wry, and delightfully dirty...&nbsp;Broder is a formidable writer. She captures all the sticky sweetness, the pleasurable tensions between yearning and satiation...&nbsp; a sad, funny romp about learning to let yourself want what you want."<br> <em><strong>—Kirkus</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website: </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted: Book by Suleika Jaouad - Book Review Podcast
<p>Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted: Book by Suleika Jaouad</p> <p>“When the life we had is snatched away, how do we find the conviction to live another? <em>Between Two Kingdoms </em>will resonate with anyone who is living a different life than they planned to live. This is a propulsive, soulful story of mourning and gratitude—and an intimate portrait of one woman’s sojourn in the wilderness between life and death.”<strong>—Tara Westover, author of</strong><em><strong> Educated</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Four Winds: Book by Kristin Hannah - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Four Winds: Book by Kristin Hannah</p> <p><strong>"</strong><em><strong>The Four Winds</strong></em><strong> seems eerily prescient in 2021 . . . Its message is galvanizing and hopeful: We are a nation of scrappy survivors. We’ve been in dire straits before; we will be again. Hold your people close.”―</strong><em><strong>The New York Times</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Ex Talk: Book by Rachel Lynn Solomon - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Ex Talk: Book by Rachel Lynn Solomon</p> <p>“<em>The Ex Talk</em>&nbsp;is an expertly crafted contemporary romance as well as a passionate love letter to public radio. With a crisp and affectionate attention to detail, Rachel Lynn Solomon breaths life across her pages that's so relatable you could sink right in.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Prophets: Book by Robert Jones Jr. - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Prophets: Book by Robert Jones Jr.</p> <p><strong>"May this book cast its spell on all of </strong><em><strong>us</strong></em><strong>, restore to us some memory of our most warrior and softest selves."&nbsp;—</strong><em><strong>The New York Times Book Review&nbsp;</strong></em><br> <br> “A new kind of epic...A grand achievement...While <em>The Prophets</em>' dreamy realism recalls the work of Toni Morrison...its penetrating focus on social dynamics stands out more singularly.” —<em>Entertainment Weekly</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="Https;//gobookmart.com"><em><strong>Https;//gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Gilded Ones: Book by Namina Forna - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Gilded Ones: Book by Namina Forna</p> <p>"A dark feminist tale spun with blood and gold,&nbsp;<em>The Gilded Ones&nbsp;</em>lifts the veil of violent patriarchy and burns the idea of purity to the ground. Must read!"</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Project: Book by Courtney Summers - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Project: Book by Courtney Summers</p> <p>"The beauty of the story lies in its focus on the downtrodden, the vulnerable, and the earnest, expressed with an enormous amount of empathy. A powerful, suspenseful, and heartbreaking thriller about identity, sisterhood, and belonging." - <em>Kirkus</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Coffinmaker's Garden: Book by Stuart MacBride - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Coffinmaker's Garden: Book by Stuart MacBride</p> <p>The stunning new thriller from No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller Stuart MacBride.A village on the edgeAs a massive storm batters the Scottish coast, Gordon Smiths home is falling into the North Sea.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Exit: Book by Belinda Bauer - Book Review Podcast
<p>Exit: Book by Belinda Bauer</p> <p>“The most original amateur sleuth I’ve come across all year is Patrick Fort, the young hero of Belinda Bauer’s macabre mystery.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Mask Falling: Book by Samantha Shannon - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Mask Falling (The Bone Season Book 4): Book by Samantha Shannon</p> <p>“Keenly imagined . . . Atmospheric and unnerving . . . Once again, the predicaments are complicated and suspenseful, the new and returning characters are intriguing . . . For all its superbly choreographed action and paranormal inventiveness, this is, at heart, a gripping tale of trust and love, valor and sacrifice, and equality and justice.” ―<em>Booklist</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Ink and Shadows: Book by Ellery Adams - Book Review Podcast
<p>Ink and Shadows: Book by Ellery Adams</p> <p><strong>“Entertaining…packed with mystery, romance, and sisterhood.”</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Concrete Rose: Book by Angie Thomas - Book Review Podcast
<p>Concrete Rose: Book by Angie Thomas</p> <p>“This is the perfect example of a narrative that straddles the beauty and pain of belonging and having the courage to make your own choices…. Thomas writes with a depth of humor and clarity that really allows readers to bond with the characters.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Across the Green Grass Fields: Book by Seanan McGuire - Book Review Podcast
<p>Across the Green Grass Fields: Book by Seanan McGuire</p> <p><em>“Welcome to the Hooflands. We’re happy to have you, even if you being here means something’s coming.”</em></p> <p><em>Website : https://gobookmart.com</em></p>
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Hall of Smoke: Book by H.M Long - Book Review Podcast
<p>Hall of Smoke: Book by H.M Long</p> <p>An outstanding epic fantasy debut, Hall of Smoke surprised me at every turn</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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In the Garden of Spite: Book by Camilla Bruce - Book Review Podcast
<p>In the Garden of Spite: Book by Camilla Bruce</p> <p>"<em>In the Garden of Spite</em> is a chilling, pitch-perfect novel that should finally make Belle Gunness a household name. A superb and unforgettable read."—Deanna Raybourn, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>A Murderous Relation</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Perfect Guests: Book by Emma Rous - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Perfect Guests: Book by Emma Rous</p> <p><em>"The Perfect Guests</em> is an engaging, unsettling tale of suspense, perfect for fans of Ruth Ware and Lucy Foley."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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If I Disappear: Book by Eliza Jane Brazier - Book Review Podcast
<p>If I Disappear: Book by Eliza Jane Brazier</p> <p>“A skillful dissection of true-crime podcast culture and those obsessed with it, this new novel has more twists and fakeouts than an episode of <em>Serial</em>… <em>If I Disappear</em> throws into sharp relief how desensitized we can become when we treat real life like a game.”</p> <p>website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Last Thing to Burn: Book by Will Dean - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Last Thing to Burn: Book by Will Dean</p> <p><strong>A woman being held captive is willing to risk everything to save herself, her unborn child, and her captor’s latest victim in this claustrophobic thriller in the tradition of </strong><em><strong>Misery</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Room</strong></em><strong>.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Winterkeep: Book by Kristin Cashore - Book Review Podcast
<p>Winterkeep: Book by Kristin Cashore - Book Review Podcast</p> <p>"While the novel will please fans by following characters familiar from previous books, particularly <em>Bitterblue</em> (2012), Lovisa soon moves to center stage in a sometimes wrenching, increasingly absorbing coming-of-age story. Readers who admire Cashore’s ability to create original settings, complex characters, and engaging narratives will find plenty to enjoy here."&nbsp;—<em>Booklist</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Girl A | Book By Abigail Dean | Book Review | Novel Review
<p>Girl A | Book By Abigail Dean | Book Review | Novel Review</p> <p>"<em>Girl A</em> is truly my idea of the perfect book: gripping and beautifully written, with complex (and often chilling) characters that are fully realised, and hard to forget. I'll be thinking about this for a long, long time, so… Believe the hype – it really is that good." —Katie Lowe, author of <em>The Furies</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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The Shape of Darkness : By - Laura Purcell
<p>With The Shape of Darkness "Laura Purcell" has again pen-down a convincing historical novel with a lot of Gothic components and some supernatural tingles.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Burning Girls : By - C. J. Tudor is a dark thrill ride set in a little village in Sussex with a dark history.
<p>The Burning Girls : By - C. J. Tudor is The Burning Girls is a dark thrill ride set in a little village in Sussex with a dark history.</p> <p><strong>An unconventional vicar must exorcise the dark past of a remote village haunted by death and disappearances in this explosive and unsettling thriller from&nbsp;the&nbsp;acclaimed author&nbsp;of&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>The Chalk Man</strong></em><strong>.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Tales from the Hinterland (The Hazel Wood) : By - Melissa Albert - Book Review Podcast
<p>Tales from the Hinterland (The Hazel Wood) : By - Melissa Albert - Book Review Podcast</p> <p>“<em>Tales from the Hinterland</em> is filled with strange, creepy stories featuring characters readers of Albert’s previous works will recognize, along with horrifying new tales filled with blood and revenge, and women who want more than what they’re offered by both life and fate. Many of them meet tragic or terrifying ends, but all of their stories are compelling ones and will satisfy any reader hungry for some magic in this cold, dark winter.” ―<em><strong>The Culturess</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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This Close to Okay : By - Leesa Cross-Smith is so thought-provoking and emotional.
<p><em><strong>This Close to Okay, is so thought-provoking and emotional.</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard is an exciting, twisting, uncovering novel, focusing in on the individual characters - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard is a exciting, twisting, uncovering novel, focusing in on the individual characters</p> <p>“Hubbard’s own superpower is her gift for building extraordinary worlds that examine troubled periods of America’s past while shedding light on the unquestionable innovation and determination of African Americans who, perhaps improbably, thrived within them.” -- <em>Los Angeles Times</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Remote Control : By - Nnedi Okorafor is an extraordinary sci-fi story that is bound with fantastic components and solid connections to African old stories
<p>Remote Control : By - Nnedi Okorafor is an extraordinary sci-fi story that is bound with fantastic components and solid connections to African old stories</p> <p><a href="https://gobookmart.com">Website : https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Invited : By - Jennifer McMahon - Book Review Podcast
<p>The Invited : By - Jennifer McMahon</p> <p>“A powerful supernatural thriller…. Whether one believes in ghosts, McMahon’s consummately crafted chiller is guaranteed to haunt.”<br> —<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em>https://gobookmart.com</em></a></p>
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Lightbringer (The Empirium Trilogy, 3) : By - Claire Legrand | Book Review Podcast
<p>Lightbringer (The Empirium Trilogy, 3) : By - Claire Legrand</p> <p><strong>The incredible conclusion to the Empirium Trilogy that started with the instant</strong><em><strong> New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestsellers </strong><em><strong>Furyborn</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Kingsbane</strong></em><strong>! This series is perfect for those looking for books for teen girls and is also one of the best fantasy series for adults and teens!</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Stranger in the Lake : By - Kimberly Belle - Book Review Podcast
<p>Stranger in the Lake : By - Kimberly Belle</p> <p><strong>“Spellbinding. Another outstanding novel by Kimberly Belle, masterfully written to lure you in and never let go.” — Samantha Downing, </strong><em><strong>USA Today </strong></em><strong>bestselling author of</strong> <em><strong>My Lovely Wife</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Website : </strong></em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Herd : By - Andrea Bartz - Novel Review Podcast
<p>The Herd : By - Andrea Bartz</p> <p>“This thriller offers a nonstop plot and layers of mystery—not to mention smart commentary on female friendships and social media.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Cast in Firelight : By - Dana Swift - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Cast in Firelight : By - Dana Swift is filled with action, exciting adventure</p> <p><strong>The first book in an epic, heart-pounding fantasy duology about two royal heirs betrothed to be married, but whose loyalties are torn, and a ruthless enemy who threatens their world, perfect for fans of Sabaa Tahir, Susan Dennard, and Mary E. Pearson.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Cinderella Is Dead : By - Kalynn Bayron - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Cinderella Is Dead : By - Kalynn Bayron</p> <p>It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl’s display of finery. If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard from again.<br> <br> Sixteen-year-old Sophia would much rather marry Erin, her childhood best friend, than parade in front of suitors. At the ball, Sophia makes the desperate decision to flee, and finds herself hiding in Cinderella’s mausoleum. There, she meets Constance, the last known descendant of Cinderella and her step sisters. Together they vow to bring down the king once and for all--and in the process, they learn that there’s more to Cinderella’s story than they ever knew . . .<br> <br> This fresh take on a classic story will make readers question the tales they’ve been told, and root for girls to break down the constructs of the world around them.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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We Free the Stars : By - Hafsah Faizal - Novel Review Podcast
<p>We Free the Stars : By - Hafsah Faizal</p> <p><strong>The second book in the Sands of Arawiya duology by the masterful Hafsah Faizal</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Waiting for the Night Song : By - Julie Carrick Dalton - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Waiting for the Night Song : By - Julie Carrick Dalton</p> <p><strong>A startling and timely debut, Julie Carrick Dalton's </strong><em><strong>Waiting for the Night Song</strong></em><strong> is a moving, brilliant novel about friendships forged in childhood magic and ruptured by the high price of secrets that leave you forever changed.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow : By - Laura Taylor Namey - Novel review and Podcast
<p>A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow : By - Laura Taylor Namey</p> <p><strong>“</strong><em><strong>A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow</strong></em><strong> is an absolute delight. Cozier than a hand-knit gray cardigan and richer than Abuela’s pastelito recipe, Namey takes you from Miami to Winchester, and leaves your heart belonging to both.”</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Push : By - Ashley Audrain - Novel review and podcast
<p>The Push : By - Ashley Audrain</p> <p><strong>“Taut, chilling….Audrain has a gift for capturing the seemingly small moments that speak volumes about relationships.”</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Hadley and Grace : By - Suzanne Redfearn - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Hadley and Grace : By - Suzanne Redfearn</p> <p>“Three children, two women, and one goal: freedom. Suzanne Redfearn takes us on a wild and highly entertaining cross-country romp with two lovable female fugitives hell-bent on starting anew. I cheered, I whooped, I cringed and cowered…this book captures every emotion. If you’re looking for a fun, fast-paced story with hilariously humane characters you grow to love, look no further than <em>Hadley and Grace</em>. Move over, Thelma and Louise…Hadley and Grace have arrived!”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Captive of Wolves : By - Eva Chase - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Captive of Wolves : By - Eva Chase</p> <p>For years, the monsters who killed my family have held me in a cage. Brutalized and half-starved. Only kept alive so they can steal my blood.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Gold Digger (Volume 9) (True Colors) : By - Liz Tolsma - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>The Gold Digger (Volume 9) (True Colors) : By - Liz Tolsma</p> <p>True, riveting stories of American criminal activity are explored through a unique stories of historical romantic suspense.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Call Down the Hawk : By - Maggie Stiefvater - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Call Down the Hawk : By - Maggie Stiefvater</p> <p>"One unexpected and wonderful surprise after another... a marvel of imagination."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Punching the Air : By - Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam - Book Review
<p>Punching the Air : By - Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam</p> <p>“<em>Punching the Air</em> highlights that wrongful convictions, the school-to-prison pipeline and the fear mongering of Black bodies is etched in the United States Constitution itself, ironically in the Thirteenth Amendment that criminalizes slavery but simultaneously creates an entirely new system of enslavement: the American prison system. It is not easy to break these topics down to adults, never mind&nbsp;children. But <em>Punching the Air</em> does so effectively through verse that feels honest and clear." -- <em>USA Today</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><em><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></em></a></p>
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The Moonlight Child By - Karen McQuestion - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>The Moonlight Child &nbsp;By - Karen McQuestion is a novel that reveals the brighter side of human nature in a surprising way.</p> <p>Website : <a href="Https://gobookmart.com"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Lore : By - Alexandra Bracken - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Lore : By - Alexandra Bracken</p> <p>an adventure that ultimately is as richly woven as it is violently captivating. A ferocious triumph."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Repeat Offender : By - Lani Lynn Vale - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Repeat Offender : By - Lani Lynn Vale</p> <p>Repeat Offender presents to you a tension filled, stunning, sexy, swoon worthy, commendable, amusing reading that is so all consuming You disregard reality. Repeat Offender is the first novel in the Souls Chapel Revenants MC series.</p> <p>Lynnwood otherwise known as Lynn otherwise known as Joker otherwise known as a couple of other names…. this man. He is sin enclosed by the devil himself. I mean if you truly think intelligently and not with your hormones the man is terrifying. He can slip into any climate and fit into his surroundings perfectly shaping himself into what ever part he needs to play. Alarming yet in addition so freaking hot because he tricks EVERYONE. Mr mayor surely got up to some evil stuff and I was IMPRESSED. The man is a wide range of dark, dangerous and risky with a side of sweet I just could not deal with. I needed to pause for a minute to get it together on the grounds that he sure gets innovative.</p> <p>Six. Ahh if there was ever a lady made for my man it’s her. She is everything inverse to Lynn. She doesn’t attempt to mix in, she would not like to fit the mold and in the event that anything would prefer not associate with people by and large. I like that she was aware of Lynn and his abilities but then did not fear giving him a run for his money. Under her sharp outside she is so sweet and simply needed somebody to want her for what she really is. In spite of her insecuties and trust issues she put confidence in her man and I love that for her. What a lady.</p> <p>Both characters of Repeat Offender had this eccentric dynamic since they are both pretty dull with broody characters which shockingly worked well together. Their chemistry is total fire from the earliest starting point and becomes more brilliant as they keep on skirt around one another until the unavoidable tension combust. Ohhh sweet Jesus I needed to pray for myself reading that scene. Mr mayor certainly realizes how to use the tools around him. However, not only is their chemistry tangible through the pages, their association is totally strong. There is no to and fro bull. No childish show or fillers. They are it for one another tolerant eachothers shortcomings and all and I simply cherished that. They ground one another in a way that is so sweet.</p> <p>Repeat Offender’s plot advances completely giving us a delicious tension with a lot of depth.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/repeat-offender-by-lani-lynn-vale-is-a-tension-filled-stunning-sexy-swoon-worthy-commendable-amusing-reading/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/repeat-offender-by-lani-lynn-vale-is-a-tension-filled-stunning-sexy-swoon-worthy-commendable-amusing-reading/</strong></a></p>
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Crown of Bones : By - A.K. Wilder - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Crown of Bones : By - A.K. Wilder</p> <p>"Crown of Bones is so very different from the average fantasy because it something happening every minute and <strong>the world that A.K. Wilder has created is so unique</strong>."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Admission : By - Julie Buxbaum - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Admission : By - Julie Buxbaum</p> <p>"Deft, page-turning, and fresh as the latest college admissions gossip."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Arctic Fury : By - Greer Macallister is a gripping and well written story with interesting, complex characters.
<p>The Arctic Fury : By - Greer Macallister is a gripping and well written story with interesting, complex characters.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/the-arctic-fury-by-greer-macallister-is-a-gripping-and-well-written-story-with-interesting-complex-ladies-and-characters/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/the-arctic-fury-by-greer-macallister-is-a-gripping-and-well-written-story-with-interesting-complex-ladies-and-characters/</strong></a></p>
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Don't Look (Pike, Wisconsin Book 1) : By - Alexandra Ivy - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Don't Look (Pike, Wisconsin Book 1) : By - Alexandra Ivy</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Blood Heir : By - Ilona Andrews - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Blood Heir : By - Ilona Andrews</p> <p>Blood Heir was a stunning experience that acquaints us with the Princess of Shinar.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/blood-heir-by-ilona-andrews-is-a-stunning-experience-that-acquaints-us-with-the-princess-of-shinar-novel-review-and-podcast/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/blood-heir-by-ilona-andrews-is-a-stunning-experience-that-acquaints-us-with-the-princess-of-shinar-novel-review-and-podcast/</strong></a></p> <p>Blood Heir is the first novel by Ilona Andrews in her brand-new Kate Daniels World series. In Blood Heir, despite the fact that I had read some early parts that Andrews so magnificently gave us glimpses, I was completely overwhelmed with this story. I was unable to put the book down until I completed it. Obviously, Ilona Andrews has ascended to the first spot on my list of most loved writers that I need to read..<br> <br> Eight years before, Julie Olson Lennart (Kate and Curran's adopted girl), left Atlanta for California and stay with her super amazing auntie, who might help show her how to find out about herself. The puzzling death of a pastor, takes Julie back to Atlanta, however she is currently exceptionally incredible, mystical, with another face and new name, Aurelia Ryder. Aurelia shows up not uncovering her identity (she is presently the Princess of Shinar), however with the information that she needs to stop an old super powerful god, Moloch, who is resolved to decimate the world and Kate Daniels; and on the off chance that she uncovers her personality or goes to see her mom, Kate and those she loves will die. Aurelia is all alone to discover the killer of the pastor, and mysterious animals that are murdering those touching an extraordinary relic; when she does this the prophecy can be halted. However, would she be able to defeat Moloch?<br> <br> When Aurelia shows up, she is met by a wolf pack, preventing her from entering Atlanta, driven by the Beta of Bouda pack, Ascanio; she figures out how to move beyond them, and not be identified. She took the case of the dead pastor as a Knight. Aurelia meets evil nearly at each progression, and regardless of all the fire and warmth, she figures out how to crush the animals sent to destroy her. In a brief timeframe, Luther and afterward Feldman find who she truly is, and due to the potential of Kate’s death, they honor staying quiet about her character. Yet, Aurelia is then sucker punched by an enormous werewolf, who likewise needs to know who executed the pastor, and needs to work with her. Regardless of her refusal, he and his pack follow everything she might do.<br> <br> What follows is an interesting, awesome, mind-blowing action filled spine chiller beginning to end. Aurelia Ryder is currently a bad ass courageous woman, who figures out how to win her fights despite dangerous circumstances that made them hold our breaths. I adored when she thought often about a young street girl, whom she encouraged, and her anxiety for the boy who was severely beaten. The majority of all, I cherished seeing such countless characters from the Kate Daniels world, particularly Conlan, who is close to his sister, and was enjoyable to see him. Obviously, both actually visit their granddad, and keep on learning a greater amount of the universe of Shinar.<br> <br> Blood Heir was a stunning experience that acquaints us with the Princess of Shinar, who has completely changed over the 8 years she has been gone. Having an incredible mother like Kate, permitted her to push ahead and find her actual self, being prepared by her grandma, who after all, was the Plague Maker, in addition to other things. I adored the new Julie. I anticipate reading the following book in this series, as Blood Heir was thoroughly amazing.</p>
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The Girl Beneath the Sea : By - Andrew Mayne - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>The Girl Beneath the Sea : By - Andrew Mayne</p> <p>“Sloan McPherson is one heck of a woman…<em>The Girl Beneath the Sea</em> is an action-packed mystery that takes you all over Florida in search of answers.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Bitterblue (Graceling Realm) : By – Kristin Cashore - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Bitterblue (Graceling Realm) : By – Kristin Cashore</p> <p>"Brilliantly detailed and brimming with vibrant and dynamic characters."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Wildflower Graves : By - Rita Herron - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Wildflower Graves : By - Rita Herron</p> <p>A totally gripping mystery thriller (Detective Ellie Reeves Book 2)</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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The Visitors : By - Miranda Rijks ( Novel Review and Podcast )
<p>The Visitors : By - Miranda Rijks</p> <p>A gripping psychological thriller with a nerve-shredding climax</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Ten Rules for Faking It : By - Sophie Sullivan (Novel Review and Podcast)
<p>Ten Rules for Faking It : By - Sophie Sullivan</p> <p>A funny, sweet rom com from a fresh, sparkling new voice. Everly’s social anxiety was instantly relatable, and I was rooting for her every inch of the way to her happily-ever-after.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Fire (Graceling Realm Book 2) : By - Kristin Cashore - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Fire (Graceling Realm Book 2) : By - Kristin Cashore</p> <p>Elegantly written. . .blazes with the questions of young adulthood. . .Compelling.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Graceling (Graceling Realm Book 1) : By - Kristin Cashore - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Graceling (Graceling Realm Book 1) : By - Kristin Cashore</p> <p>If you had the power to kill with your bare hands, what would you do with it?</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p>
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Clap When You Land : By - Elizabeth Acevedo - Novel Review and Podcast
<p>Clap When You Land : By - Elizabeth Acevedo</p> <p>"Lush imagery and masterful characterization...A lyrical achievement in storytelling that is highly recommended."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Perestroika in Paris : By - Jane Smiley - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Perestroika in Paris : By - Jane Smiley</p> <p>“A beautifully done story . . . An absolutely extraordinary tribute to Paris.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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The Killer's Girl : By - Helen Phifer - Novel Review Podcast
<p>The Killer's Girl : By - Helen Phifer</p> <p><strong>The little girl reached for her mother’s face with one pudgy hand. But the eyes stayed closed, and the blood continued to trickle across the floor.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder : By - T.A. Willberg - Novel Review And Podcast
<p>Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder : By - T.A. Willberg</p> <p>This is the most fun I've had with a book this year. Every page is a delight, the worldbuilding is wonderful, and the mystery got its hooks into me from the first chapter. This is what would happen if a trainee James Bond was asked to solve an Agatha Christie mystery, and it's brilliant.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Leave the World Behind : By - Rumaan Alam - Novel review and Podcast
<p>Leave the World Behind : By - Rumaan Alam</p> <p>“Leave the World Behind” is a deeply unnerving, gorgeously written thriller."</p> <p>Website : <a href="//Leave the World Behind : By - Rumaan Alam"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Not One of Us : By - Debbie Herbert - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Not One of Us : By - Debbie Herbert</p> <p>Intensely satisfying, <em>Not One of Us</em> is a deftly woven tale rich with southern secrets and lies that will keep you hooked late into the night.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Empress of Salt and Fortune : By - Nghi Vo - Novel review Podcast
<p>The Empress of Salt and Fortune : By - Nghi Vo&nbsp;</p> <p>"A stunning feminist fantasy. . . . The subtlety and nuance of Vo’s evocative storytelling lend the novella an epic, timeless feel. Equal parts love and rage, this masterfully told story is sure to impress."</p> <p>Website : <a href="Https://gobookmart.com"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Dead Season : By - Tessa Wegert - Novel Review Podcast
<p>The Dead Season : By - Tessa Wegert</p> <p><strong>Senior Investigator Shana Merchant has spent years running from her past. But she never imagined a murder case would drive her to the most dangerous place of all—home.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="Https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Girl Under Water | L.T. Vargus and Tim McBain | Novel Review Podcast
<p>Girl Under Water written By - L.T. Vargus and Tim McBain&nbsp;</p> <p>This is an incredible crime thriller you can not put it down unless finished.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Eddie's Boy ( A Butcher's Boy ) : By - Thomas Perry - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Eddie's Boy ( A Butcher's Boy ) : By - Thomas Perry</p> <p>Michael Shaeffer is a retired American businessman, living peacefully in England with his aristocratic wife. But her annual summer party brings strangers to their house, and with them, an attempt on Michael’s life. He is immediately thrust into action, luring his lethal pursuers to Australia before venturing into the lion’s den―the States―to figure out why the mafia is after him again, and how to stop them.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy (The Chronicles of Never After, 1) - Novel Review
<p>Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy (The Chronicles of Never After, 1)</p> <p>"<strong>Equal parts whimsical and adventure-packed</strong>, Filomena’s journey will entrance readers and have them rooting for the young, witty heroine... <strong>A refreshing twist on well-known fairy tales</strong>."</p> <p>Website : <a href="Https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com/book-review&nbsp;</strong></a></p>
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A Wolf for a Spell : By - Karah Sutton - Novel Review Podcast
<p>A Wolf for a Spell : By - Karah Sutton</p> <p>"An elegant fairy tale retelling that feels both classic and fresh, <em>A Wolf for a Spell</em> beautifully explores the power of generosity, the many ways to be brave, and the magic of finding your own pack. This book is beautiful.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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See Her Die (Bree Taggert Book 2) : By - Melinda Leigh - Novel review Podcast
<p>See Her Die (Bree Taggert Book 2) : By - Melinda Leigh</p> <p><em>See Her Die</em> by Melinda Leigh is another winner…interesting characters, intricate relationships, and a riveting mystery.</p> <p>Website : <a href="Https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Cross Her Heart (Bree Taggert Book 1) : By - Melinda Leigh
<p>Cross Her Heart (Bree Taggert Book 1)</p> <p>“<em>Cross Her Heart</em> by Melinda Leigh is action-packed. The mystery is full of twists and turns that leave the reader on the edge of their seat.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="Https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Devoted : By - Dean Koontz - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Devoted : By - Dean Koontz - Novel Review</p> <p>“A warm, deeply engrossing tale…Not to be missed.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="Https://gobookmart.com"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Last to See Her : By - Courtney Evan Tate - Novel review
<p>The Last to See Her written by Courtney Evan Tate</p> <p>"Sensually delicious. It gives us a glimpse of the train-wreck that can occur when the past meets up with the present in a catastrophic way."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Sweet Water : By - Cara Reinard - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Sweet Water : By - Cara Reinard</p> <p>A nail-biting psychological thriller…Reinard knows how to keep readers turning the pages.</p> <p>Website : <a href="Https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Wrong Alibi: An Alaskan Mystery : By - Christina Dodd - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Wrong Alibi: An Alaskan Mystery : By - Christina Dodd</p> <p>Dodd's gripping voice will appeal to fans of Sandra Brown, Nora Roberts, Linda Howard &amp; Jayne Ann Krentz." --Mystery Tribune Review for&nbsp;WHAT DOESN'T KILL HER</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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The Wrong Family : By - Tarryn Fisher - Novel Review Podcast
<p>The Wrong Family : By - Tarryn Fisher</p> <p><strong>“</strong><em><strong>The Wrong Family</strong></em><strong> is your new obsession. It’s full of twists you’ll never see coming and you’ll be breathless until the end. Trust me: you’ve never read anything like this."</strong></p> <p><strong>website - </strong><a href="Https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>Https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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The Killer's Shadow: The FBI's Hunt for a White Supremacist Serial Killer - Book Review
<p>The Killer's Shadow: The FBI's Hunt for a White Supremacist Serial Killer</p> <p>“When it comes to true crime, nobody’s got war stories like Douglas.”</p> <p>website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Midlife Ghost Hunter : By - Shannon Mayer - Book Review Podcast
<p>Midlife Ghost Hunter : By - Shannon Mayer - Book Review Podcast</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/</strong></a></p>
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Halfway to Free (Out of Line collection) : By - Emma Donoghue - Short story Bookreview
<p>Halfway to Free (Out of Line collection) : By - Emma Donoghue</p> <p><em>Emma Donoghue’s </em>Halfway to Free<em> is part of </em>Out of Line<em>, an incisive collection of funny, enraging, and hopeful stories of women’s empowerment and escape. Each piece can be read or listened to in a single thought-provoking sitting.</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><em>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</em></a></p>
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The Camelot Betrayal : By - Kiersten White - Novel Review Podcast
<p>The Camelot Betrayal : By - Kiersten White</p> <p>“<em>The Camelot Betrayal </em>is a <strong>phenomenal</strong> read…This story continues to have this <strong>powerful subtlety</strong> to it that is <strong>addicting</strong> and <strong>evocative</strong>, with the added bonus of <strong>romance</strong> and <strong>betrayal</strong>.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p>
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Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre : By - Max Brooks - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre : By - Max Brooks</p> <p>“<em>Devolution</em> is spellbinding. It is a horror story about how anyone, especially those who think they are above it, can slowly devolve into primal, instinctual behavior. I was gripped from the first page to the last!"</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Pretty Things : By - Janelle Brown - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Pretty Things : By - Janelle Brown</p> <p>“Full of tantalizing twists and shocking deceptions, this is an intelligent social commentary that is also deliciously fun to read.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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The Lost and Found Bookshop : By - Susan Wiggs - Novel review
<p>The Lost and Found Bookshop : By - Susan Wiggs</p> <p>“A gentle love story perfect for anyone looking for love amid personal, family, and financial crises.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Hideaway : By - Nora Roberts - Novel review
<p>Hideaway : By - Nora Roberts</p> <p>"<em>Hideaway</em> pulls you in from the first page...it will make you think hard about the small and big moments that make a person’s life zig or zag. And how some things are just meant to be."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Where the Crawdads Sing : By - Delia Owens - Novel review
<p>Where the Crawdads Sing : By - Delia Owens</p> <p>“This wonderful novel has a bit of everything—mystery, romance, and fascinating characters, all told in a story that takes place in North Carolina.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com">https://gobookmart.com</a></p>
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Ignite Me (Shatter Me Book 3) : By - Tahereh Mafi - Novel Review
<p>Ignite Me (Shatter Me Book 3) : By - Tahereh Mafi</p> <p><strong>The heart-stopping third installment in the </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling Shatter Me series, which Ransom Riggs, author of </strong><em><strong>Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children</strong></em><strong> and </strong><em><strong>Hollow City</strong></em><strong>, called "a thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-discovery and forbidden love."</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com"><strong>https://gobookmart.com</strong></a></p>
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Camino Winds : By - John Grisham - Novel review
<p>Camino Winds : By - John Grisham</p> <p><strong>Welcome back to Camino Island, where anything can happen—even a murder in the midst of a hurricane, which might prove to be the perfect crime . . .</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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NYPD Red 6 : By - James Patterson and Marshall Karp - Novel Review Podcast
<p>NYPD Red 6 : By - James Patterson and Marshall Karp</p> <p><strong>At the most lavish wedding of the season, the most brazen kidnapper in New York City takes "Here Comes the Bride" as an invitation.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Unspeakable Things : By - Jess Lourey
<p>Unspeakable Things : By - Jess Lourey</p> <p><strong>Inspired by a terrifying true story from the author’s hometown, a heart-pounding novel of suspense about a small Minnesota community where nothing is as quiet—or as safe—as it seems.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Invisible Girl : By - Lisa Jewell - Novel review podcast
<p>Invisible Girl : By - Lisa Jewell</p> <p>“<strong>I absolutely loved </strong><em><strong>Invisible Girl—</strong></em><strong>Lisa Jewell has a way of combining furiously twisty, utterly gripping plots with wonderfully rich characterization—she has such compassion for her characters, and we feel we know them utterly… A triumph!”</strong></p> <p><strong>website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p> <p><br></p>
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In a Holidaze : By - Christina Lauren - Novel Review
<p>In a Holidaze : By - Christina Lauren</p> <p>"Christina Lauren's&nbsp;<em>In a Holidaze&nbsp;</em>is the perfect fresh take on finding your joy and falling in love. One page in and you want to put up your tree at all times of the year, sip hot cocoa, and dive into a marvelous cast of characters while staying on your toes as to&nbsp;what will happen next."</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p>
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Bone Silence (The Revenger Series, 3) : By - Alastair Reynolds - Novel review
<p>Bone Silence (The Revenger Series, 3) : By - Alastair Reynolds</p> <p><strong>The thrilling finale to the Revenger Trilogy tells a desperate tale of greed, piracy, shadow governments, and ancient secrets that could unravel all of civilization</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</strong></a></p>
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The Bright and Breaking Sea : By - Chloe Neill - Gobookmart Novel Review Podcast
<p>The Bright and Breaking Sea : By - &nbsp;Chloe Neill</p> <p><em>Chloe Neill brings her trademark wit and wild sense of adventure to a stunning seafaring fantasy starring a dauntless heroine in a world of magic and treachery.</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/"><em>https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</em></a></p>
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A Splendid Ruin : By - Megan Chance - Novel Review Podcast
<p>A Splendid Ruin : By - Megan Chance</p> <p><strong>A mesmerizing novel of dark family secrets and a young woman’s rise and revenge set against the backdrop of the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</strong></a></p>
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Coraline : By - Neil Gaiman - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Coraline : By - Neil Gaiman - Novel Review Podcast</p> <p>There is something strange about Coraline's new home.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p>
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In Five Years : By - Rebecca Serle - Novel Review Podcast
<p>In Five Years : By - Rebecca Serle</p> <p><strong>“</strong><em><strong>In Five Years </strong></em><strong>is as clever as it is moving, the rare read-in-one-sitting novel you won’t forget.”</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p>
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Mexican Gothic : By - Silvia Moreno-Garcia - Novel Review
<p>Mexican Gothic : By - Silvia Moreno-Garcia</p> <p>“A new classic of the genre . . . alluring and foreboding, ambiguous and beautiful. And like its heroine Noemí, its ambitious, determined, and well worth getting to know.”</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/">https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</a></p>
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When No One Is Watching : By - Alyssa Cole- Novel Review
<p>When No One Is Watching : By - Alyssa Cole</p> <p><strong>"I was knocked over by the momentum of an intense psychological thriller that doesn’t let go until the final page. This is a terrific read."</strong></p>
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Open House : By - Katie Sise - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Open House : By - Katie Sise</p> <p><strong>A missing young woman, ten years gone. A town still held in the grip of an unsolved mystery. A breathtaking novel of psychological suspense by the bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>We Were Mothers</strong></em><strong>.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Follow us :</strong></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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The Ravens : By - Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige - Novel Review
<p>The Ravens : By - Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige</p> <p><strong>From </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> best-selling authors Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige&nbsp;comes a thrilling, dark contemporary fantasy about a prestigious sorority of witches and two girls caught up in its world of sinister magic and betrayals.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Follow us :</strong></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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The Fires of Vengeance : By - Evan Winter - Novel Review
<p>The Fires of Vengeance : By - Evan Winter</p> <p><strong>In order to reclaim her throne and save her people, an ousted queen must join forces with a young warrior in the second book of this"relentlessly gripping, brilliant" epic fantasy series from a breakout author</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Follow us :</strong></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Bloodline : By - Jess Lourey ( Inspired by a true story ) - Novel Review
<p>Bloodline : By - Jess Lourey inspired by a true story and stuffed with suspense</p> <p><strong>Perfect town. Perfect homes. Perfect families. It’s enough to drive some women mad…</strong></p> <p>In a tale inspired by real events, pregnant journalist Joan Harken is cautiously excited to follow her fiancé back to his Minnesota hometown. After spending a childhood on the move and chasing the screams and swirls of news-rich city life, she’s eager to settle down. Lilydale’s motto, “Come Home Forever,” couldn’t be more inviting.</p> <p>And yet, something is off in the picture-perfect village.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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The Thursday Murder Club : By - Richard Osman - Novel Review
<p>The Thursday Murder Club : By - Richard Osman</p> <p>In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club.<br> <br> When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly find themselves in the middle of their first live case.<br> <br> As the bodies begin to pile up, can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer, before it's too late?</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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The Archer : By - Paulo Coelho - Book Review
<p>The Archer : By - Paulo Coelho</p> <p>In <em>The Archer</em> we meet Tetsuya, a man once famous for his prodigious gift with a bow and arrow but who has since retired from public life, and the boy who comes searching for him. The boy has many questions, and in answering them Tetsuya illustrates the way of the bow and the tenets of a meaningful life. Paulo Coelho's story suggests that living without a connection between action and soul cannot fulfil, that a life constricted by a fear of rejection or failure is not a life worth living. Instead, one must take risks, build courage and embrace the unexpected journey fate has to offer.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Thirteen Storeys : By - Jonathan Sims - Novel Review
<p>Thirteen Storeys : By - Jonathan Sims</p> <p>A dinner party is held in the penthouse of a multimillion-pound development. All the guests are strangers - even to their host, the billionaire owner of the building<br> .<br> None of them know why they were selected to receive his invitation. Whether privileged or deprived, they share only one thing in common - they've all experienced a shocking disturbance within the building's walls.<br> <br> By the end of the night, their host is dead, and none of the guests will say what happened. His death has remained one of the biggest unsolved mysteries - until now.<br> <br> But are you ready for their stories?</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Layla : By - Colleen Hoover - Novel Review
<p>Layla : By - Colleen Hoover</p> <p><strong>From #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author Colleen Hoover comes a novel that explores life after tragedy and the enduring spirit of love.</strong></p> <p>When Leeds meets Layla, he’s convinced he’ll spend the rest of his life with her—until an unexpected attack leaves Layla fighting for her life. After weeks in the hospital, Layla recovers physically, but the emotional and mental scarring has altered the woman Leeds fell in love with. In order to put their relationship back on track, Leeds whisks Layla away to the bed-and-breakfast where they first met. Once they arrive, Layla’s behavior takes a bizarre turn. And that’s just one of many inexplicable occurrences.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/">https://gobookmart.com/book-review/</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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After All I've Done : By - Mina Hardy - Novel Review
<p>After All I've Done : By - Mina Hardy</p> <p><strong>Writing as Mina Hardy, New York Times bestselling author Megan Hart delivers a thrilling new psychological suspense for fans of The Woman in the Window and When the Lights Go Out.</strong><br> <br> <em>She's lost her best friend, her husband--and possibly, her mind.</em></p> <p><em>Website : </em><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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White Ivy : By - Susie Yang - Novel Review
<p>White Ivy : By - Susie Yang</p> <p><strong>A young woman’s crush on a privileged former classmate becomes a story of love, lies, and dark obsession, offering stark insights into the immigrant experience, as it hurtles to its electrifying ending.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review&nbsp;</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Follow us :</strong></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Nothing Good Happens After Midnight: A Suspense Magazine Anthology - Book Review
<p>Nothing Good Happens After Midnight: A Suspense Magazine Anthology</p> <p>Readers’ favorites come together to explore the mystery of midnight. The ‘best of the best’ presenting these memorable tales, include: Joseph Badal, Linwood Barclay, Rhys Bowen, Jeffery Deaver, Heather Graham, Alan Jacobson, Paul Kemprecos, Shannon Kirk, Jon Land, John Lescroart, D. P. Lyle, Kevin O’Brien, and Hank Phillippi Ryan.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Shadow Sands: A Kate Marshall Thriller : By - Robert Bryndza - Novel Review
<p>Shadow Sands: A Kate Marshall Thriller : By - Robert Bryndza</p> <p><strong>The moors are a perfect hiding place for a serial killer. And a chilling return to the past for nascent private investigator Kate Marshall in a pulse-racing thriller by the author of </strong><em><strong>Nine Elms</strong></em><strong>.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Follow us :</strong></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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The Haunting of Brynn Wilder : By - Wendy Webb - Novel Review
<p><strong>The Haunting of Brynn Wilder : By - Wendy Webb</strong></p> <p>After a devastating loss, Brynn Wilder escapes to Wharton, a tourist town on Lake Superior, to reset. Checking into a quaint boardinghouse for the summer, she hopes to put her life into perspective. In her fellow lodgers, she finds a friendly company of strangers: the frail Alice, cared for by a married couple with a heartbreaking story of their own; LuAnn, the eccentric and lovable owner of the inn; and Dominic, an unsettlingly handsome man inked from head to toe in mesmerizing tattoos.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Circe : By - Madeline Miller - Novel Review
<p>Circe : By - Madeline Miller</p> <p><strong>"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right"</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Follow us :</strong></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p> <p>Youtube : <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW8CMz0_8ngt175fBaZQjdg">https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW8CMz0_8ngt175fBaZQjdg</a></p>
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This Is Not a Ghost Story : By - Andrea Portes - Novel Review
<p>This Is Not a Ghost Story : By - Andrea Portes</p> <p><strong>Nothing is as it seems in this chilling, twisting tale by bestselling author Andrea Portes, perfect for fans of Madeleine Roux and Danielle Vega.</strong><br> <br> <strong>Rife with dark humor and chilling twists,&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>This Is Not a Ghost Story</strong></em><strong>&nbsp;is&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>American Horror Story&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>meets&nbsp;</strong><em><strong>There’s Someone Inside Your House</strong></em><strong>. It will have readers flipping back to the very first page after the shocking finale.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br> <br> <em>I am not welcome. Somehow I know that. Something doesn’t want me here.</em><br> <br> Daffodil Franklin has plans for a quiet summer before her freshman year at college, and luckily, she’s found the job that can give her just that: housesitting a mansion<em> </em>for a wealthy couple.<br> <br> But as the summer progresses and shadows lengthen, Daffodil comes to realize the house is more than it appears. The spacious home seems to close in on her, and as she takes the long road into town, she feels eyes on her the entire way, and&nbsp;<em>something</em>&nbsp;tugging her back.<br> <br> What Daffodil doesn’t yet realize is that her job comes with a steep price. The house has a long-ago grudge it needs to settle . . . and Daffodil is the key to settling it.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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The Escape : By - Lisa Harris - Novel Review
<p>The Escape : By - Lisa Harris</p> <p>US Marshals Madison James and Jonas Quinn are thrust into a high-profile case when they are called on to transport two prisoners across the country on a private plane. But when the plane experiences engine trouble en route from the Pacific Northwest to Colorado, the pilots crash-land the aircraft deep in the heart of the sprawling Salmon-Challis National Forest.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Dawnshard: From the Stormlight Archive : By - Brandon Sanderson
<p>Dawnshard: From the Stormlight Archive : By - Brandon Sanderson</p> <p>From Brandon Sanderson—author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive and its fourth massive installment, Rhythm of War—comes a new hefty novella, Dawnshard. Taking place between Oathbringer and Rhythm of War, this tale (like Edgedancer before it) gives often-overshadowed characters their own chance to shine.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Spellbreaker : By - Charlie N. Holmberg - Novel Review
<p>Spellbreaker : By - Charlie N. Holmberg</p> <p><strong>A world of enchanted injustice needs a disenchanting woman in an all-new fantasy series by the </strong><em><strong>Wall Street Journal</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>The Paper Magician</strong></em><strong>.</strong></p> <p>The orphaned Elsie Camden learned as a girl that there were two kinds of wizards in the world: those who pay for the power to cast spells and those, like her, born with the ability to break them. But as an unlicensed magic user, her gift is a crime. Commissioned by an underground group known as the Cowls, Elsie uses her spellbreaking to push back against the aristocrats and help the common man. She always did love the tale of Robin Hood.</p> <p>Elite magic user Bacchus Kelsey is one elusive spell away from his mastership when he catches Elsie breaking an enchantment. To protect her secret, Elsie strikes a bargain. She’ll help Bacchus fix unruly spells around his estate if he doesn’t turn her in. Working together, Elsie’s trust in—and fondness for—the handsome stranger grows. So does her trepidation about the rise in the murders of wizards and the theft of the spellbooks their bodies leave behind.</p> <p>For a rogue spellbreaker like Elsie, there’s so much to learn about her powers, her family, the intriguing Bacchus, and the untold dangers shadowing every step of a journey she’s destined to complete. But will she uncover the mystery before it’s too late to save everything she loves?</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood : By - Gregg Olsen - Novel Review
<p>If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood : By - Gregg Olsen</p> <p><strong>#1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author Gregg Olsen&amp;;s shocking and empowering true-crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother&amp;;s house of horrors.</strong></p> <p>After more than a decade, when sisters Nikki, Sami, and Tori Knotek hear the word <em>mom</em>, it claws like an eagle&amp;;s talons, triggering memories that have been their secret since childhood. Until now.</p> <p>For years, behind the closed doors of their farmhouse in Raymond, Washington, their sadistic mother, Shelly, subjected her girls to unimaginable abuse, degradation, torture, and psychic terrors. Through it all, Nikki, Sami, and Tori developed a defiant bond that made them far less vulnerable than Shelly imagined. Even as others were drawn into their mother&amp;;s dark and perverse web, the sisters found the strength and courage to escape an escalating nightmare that culminated in multiple murders.</p> <p>Harrowing and heartrending, <em>If You Tell</em> is a survivor&amp;;s story of absolute evil&amp;;and the freedom and justice that Nikki, Sami, and Tori risked their lives to fight for. Sisters forever, victims no more, they found a light in the darkness that made them the resilient women they are today&amp;;loving, loved, and moving on.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence : By - Becky Cooper - Book Review
<p>We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence : By - Becky Cooper</p> <p><strong>Dive into a "tour de force of investigative reporting" (Ron Chernow): a "searching, atmospheric and ultimately entrancing" (Patrick Radden Keefe) true crime narrative of an unsolved 1969 murder at Harvard and an "exhilarating and seductive" (Ariel Levy) narrative of obsession and love for a girl who dreamt of rising among men.</strong><br> </p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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The Burning God : By – R.F. Kuang - Novel Review
<p>The Burning God : By – R.F. Kuang</p> <p><strong>The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R. F. Kuang’s acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : </strong><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Follow us :</strong></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Texas Outlaw (A Texas Ranger Thriller, 2) : By - James Patterson & Andrew Bourelle - Novel Review
<p>Texas Outlaw (A Texas Ranger Thriller, 2) : By - James Patterson &amp; Andrew Bourelle</p> <p><strong>To Rory Yates being a Texas Ranger is about justice, but all of that changes when he is brought to a small southern town to help uncover the mysteries behind a local woman's death - only to discover corruption and lies.</strong></p> <p>Texas Ranger Rory Yates is not keen for hero status. But it's unavoidable once his girlfriend, country singer Willow Dawes, writes a song about his bravery. Rory escapes his newfound fame when he's sent to the remote West Texas town of Rio Lobo, a municipality with two stoplights. And now, according to the Chief of Police, it has one too many Texas Rangers.</p> <p>Rio Lobo Detective Ariana Delgado is the one who requested Rory, and the only person who believes a local councilwoman's seemingly accidental death is a murder. Then Rory begins to uncover a tangle of small-town secrets, favors, and lies as crooked as Texas law is straight.</p> <p>To get to the truth before more people die, Rory is forced to take liberties with the investigation. The next ballad of Rory Yates may not be about a hero, but rather an outlaw song.</p> <p>Website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">https://gobookmart.com/book-review</a></p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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A Sky Beyond the Storm (An Ember in the Ashes Book 4) : By - Sabaa Tahir - Novel Review
<p>A Sky Beyond the Storm (An Ember in the Ashes Book 4) : By - Sabaa Tahir</p> <p><strong>Prepare for the jaw-dropping finale of Sabaa Tahir's beloved </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling An Ember in the Ashes fantasy series, and discover: Who will survive the storm?</strong><br> <br> Picking up just a few months after <em>A Reaper at the Gates</em> left off...<br> <br> The long-imprisoned jinn are on the attack, wreaking bloody havoc in villages and cities alike. But for the Nightbringer, vengeance on his human foes is just the beginning.<br> <br> By his side, Commandant Keris Veturia declares herself Empress, and calls for the heads of any and all who defy her rule. At the top of the list? The Blood Shrike and her remaining family.<br> <br> Laia of Serra, now allied with the Blood Shrike, struggles to recover from the loss of the two people most important to her. Determined to stop the approaching apocalypse, she throws herself into the destruction of the Nightbringer. In the process, she awakens an ancient power that could lead her to victory--or to an unimaginable doom.<br> <br> And deep in the Waiting Place, the Soul Catcher seeks only to forget the life--and love--he left behind. Yet doing so means ignoring the trail of murder left by the Nightbringer and his jinn. To uphold his oath and protect the human world from the supernatural, the Soul Catcher must look beyond the borders of his own land. He must take on a mission that could save--or destroy--all that he knows.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Follow us :</p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/"><u>https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</u></a><br> Twitter : <a href="https://twitter.com/gobookmart2"><u>https://twitter.com/gobookmart2</u></a><br> Instagram : <a href="https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/"><u>https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</u></a></p>
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Smörgåsbord of Musings : By - Rathnakumar Raghunath - Book Review
<p>Smörgåsbord of Musings : By - Rathnakumar Raghunath</p> <p><strong>Smörgåsbord of Musings</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; is the second book written by Rathnakumar Raghunath, he has done decent job in portraying thoughts of people going through different phase of life in his words. Weather you are a person going through brake up, divorce or you have too much of burden on your shoulder be it family burden or burden of doing something in life. You will definitely find something or the other connection to your own life.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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The Cousins : By - Karen M. McManus - Novel Review
<p>The Cousins : By - Karen M. McManus</p> <p><strong>From the #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em><strong> bestselling author of </strong><em><strong>One of Us Is Lying</strong></em><strong> comes your next obsession. You'll never feel the same about family again.</strong><br> <br> Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they've never even <em>met</em> their grandmother. Rich and reclusive, she disinherited their parents before they were born. So when they each receive a letter inviting them to work at her island resort for the summer, they're surprised . . . and curious.<br> <br> Their parents are all clear on one point--not going is <em>not</em> an option. This could be the opportunity to get back into Grandmother's good graces. But when the cousins arrive on the island, it's immediately clear that she has different plans for them. And the longer they stay, the more they realize how mysterious--and dark--their family's past is.<br> <br> The entire Story family has secrets. Whatever pulled them apart years ago isn't over--and this summer, the cousins will learn <em>everything.</em></p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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Every Last Secret : By – A.R. Torre - Novel Review
<p>Every Last Secret : By – A.R. Torre</p> <p><strong>Welcome to the neighborhood. Watch your husband, watch your friends, and watch your back.</strong></p> <p>Cat Winthorpe has worked hard to get what she has: a gorgeous home; social standing; and William, her successful, handsome husband. Then a friendly new couple moves into the estate next door. While cautious, a good neighbor like Cat greets them with open arms and warm hospitality.</p> <p>Neena Ryder isn’t a fellow lady of leisure. A life coach with off-the-rack dresses, personal issues, and a husband who hasn’t delivered, she’s anxious to move up in the world. This beautiful new town is a step in the right direction. It’s also making Neena aware of what she doesn’t have. Namely, William. When Neena’s infatuation escalates into obsession, it’s just a matter of eliminating a few obstacles to get the life she wants. The life next door.</p> <p>As Neena’s secret fixation grows, so does her friendship with Cat. But beneath their cordial interactions is a wealth of temptations, secrets, and toxic jealousy. For both women, the desire for a perfect life can turn perfectly dangerous.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : facebook.com/goBookMart1/</p>
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Murder in Old Bombay : By - Nev March - Novel Review
<p>Murder in Old Bombay : By - Nev March</p> <p>I was surprised at exactly the amount I enjoyed this historical crime novel, set in 1892 British India. 30 year old Captain Jim Agnihotri, child of an obscure English dad and an Indian mother who left him with a church before she died, has been convalescing in a medical clinic, from wounds that happened over a year ago. During the engagement that killed everyone except a modest bunch of his fellow troopers, Jim was harmed gravely to such an extent that he has just gotten aware of his surroundings over the most recent couple of months. He's left with bad dreams, panic attacks, and feeling of blame and misery for not saving his companions.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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Call of the Raven : By - Wilbur Smith - Novel Review
<p>Call of the Raven : By - &nbsp;Wilbur Smith</p> <p>The right of the cat over the mouse, of the strong over the weak. The natural law of existence.' mungo St John, a falcon flies the son of a wealthy plantation owner and a doting mother, mungo St John is accustomed to the wealth and luxuries his privilege has afforded him. That is until he returns from University to discover his family ruined, his inheritance stolen and his childhood sweetheart, Camilla, taken by the conniving Chester Marion. Fuelled by anger, and love, mungo swears vengeance and devotes his life to saving Camilla - and destroying Chester. Camilla, trapped in New Orleans, powerless to her position as a kept slave and suffering at the hands of chester's brutish behaviour, must learn to do whatever it takes to survive. As mungo battles his own fate and misfortune to achieve the revenge that drives him, and regain his power in the world, he must question What it takes for a man to survive when he has nothing, and what he is willing to do in order to get what he wants. An action-packed and gripping adventure by bestselling author, Wilbur Smith, about one man's quest for revenge, the brutality of slavery in America and the imbalance between humans that can drive - or defeat - us.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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The Awakening : The Dragon Heart Legacy Book 1 : By - Nora Roberts - Novel Review
<p>The Awakening : The Dragon Heart Legacy Book 1 : By - Nora Roberts</p> <p><em>Mists, shimmering silver fingers, rose over the pale green water of the lake. They twined and twisted toward a sky quietly gray, while in the east, over the hills, a pink blush waited, like a held breath, to waken.</em><br> <br> Breen Kelly had always been a rule follower. So, when her father left when she was twelve years old, promising to return, she waited. Now, more than a decade later, she's working at a job she hates and is tired of the life that playing by the rules has dealt her. It's time to make a change.<br> <br> Breen makes a leap into the unknown with a summer trip to Ireland - her father's homeland. Little does she know how much of a leap until a walk in the woods leads her through a portal into another world - Talamh - where Breen will find magic, family and a destiny she could never have dreamed of<br> <br> From Sunday Times bestseller Nora Roberts - a tale of adventure, magic and finding your home</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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These Violent Delights : By - Chloe Gong - Novel Review
<p>These Violent Delights : By - Chloe Gong</p> <p><strong>Perfect for fans of </strong><em><strong>The Last Magician </strong></em><strong>and </strong><em><strong>Descendant of the Crane</strong></em><strong>, this heart-stopping debut is an imaginative </strong><em><strong>Romeo and Juliet </strong></em><strong>retelling set in 1920s Shanghai, with rival gangs and a monster in the depths of the Huangpu River.</strong><br> <br> The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery.<br> <br> A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the proud heir of the Scarlet Gang—a network of criminals far above the law. Their only rivals in power are the White Flowers, who have fought the Scarlets for generations. And behind every move is their heir, Roma Montagov, Juliette’s first love…and first betrayal.<br> <br> But when gangsters on both sides show signs of instability culminating in clawing their own throats out, the people start to whisper. Of a contagion, a madness. Of a monster in the shadows. As the deaths stack up, Juliette and Roma must set their guns—and grudges—aside and work together, for if they can’t stop this mayhem, then there will be no city left for either to rule.</p> <p>website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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The Survivors : By - Jane Harper - Novel Review
<p>The Survivors : By - Jane Harper</p> <p>Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on a single day when a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that haunts him still resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal town he once called home.<br> <br> Kieran's parents are struggling in a community which is bound, for better or worse, to the sea that is both a lifeline and a threat. Between them all is his absent brother Finn.<br> <br> When a body is discovered on the beach, long-held secrets threaten to emerge in the murder investigation that follows. A sunken wreck, a missing girl, and questions that have never washed away...</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire (Blood and Ash Book 2) - Novel Review
<p>A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire (Blood and Ash Book 2)</p> <p><em><strong>Is Love Stronger Than Vengeance?</strong></em><br> <br> <br> <strong>A Betrayal…</strong><br> <br> Everything Poppy has ever believed in is a lie, including the man she was falling in love with. Thrust among those who see her as a symbol of a monstrous kingdom, she barely knows who she is without the veil of the Maiden. But what she does know is that nothing is as dangerous to her as him. The Dark One. The Prince of Atlantia. He wants her to fight him, and that’s one order she’s more than happy to obey. He may have taken her, but he will never have her.<br> <br> <strong>A Choice….</strong><br> <br> Casteel Da’Neer is known by many names and many faces. His lies are as seductive as his touch. His truths as sensual as his bite. Poppy knows better than to trust him. He needs her alive, healthy, and whole to achieve his goals. But he’s the only way for her to get what she wants—to find her brother Ian and see for herself if he has become a soulless Ascended. Working with Casteel instead of against him presents its own risks. He still tempts her with every breath, offering up all she’s ever wanted. Casteel has plans for her. Ones that could expose her to unimaginable pleasure and unfathomable pain. Plans that will force her to look beyond everything she thought she knew about herself—about him. Plans that could bind their lives together in unexpected ways that neither kingdom is prepared for. And she’s far too reckless, too hungry, to resist the temptation.<br> <br> <strong>A Secret…</strong><br> <br> But unrest has grown in Atlantia as they await the return of their Prince. Whispers of war have become stronger, and Poppy is at the very heart of it all. The King wants to use her to send a message. The Descenters want her dead. The wolven are growing more unpredictable. And as her abilities to feel pain and emotion begin to grow and strengthen, the Atlantians start to fear her. Dark secrets are at play, ones steeped in the blood-drenched sins of two kingdoms that would do anything to keep the truth hidden. But when the earth begins to shake, and the skies start to bleed, it may already be too late.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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From Blood and Ash : By - Jennifer L. Armentrout - Novel Review
<p>From Blood and Ash : By - Jennifer L. Armentrout</p> <p><em><strong>Captivating and action-packed, From Blood and Ash is a sexy, addictive, and unexpected fantasy perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Laura Thalassa.</strong></em></p> <p>A Maiden…</p> <p>Chosen from birth to usher in a new era, Poppy’s life has never been her own. The life of the Maiden is solitary. Never to be touched. Never to be looked upon. Never to be spoken to. Never to experience pleasure. Waiting for the day of her Ascension, she would rather be with the guards, fighting back the evil that took her family, than preparing to be found worthy by the gods. But the choice has never been hers.</p> <p>A Duty…</p> <p>The entire kingdom’s future rests on Poppy’s shoulders, something she’s not even quite sure she wants for herself. Because a Maiden has a heart. And a soul. And longing. And when Hawke, a golden-eyed guard honor bound to ensure her Ascension, enters her life, destiny and duty become tangled with desire and need. He incites her anger, makes her question everything she believes in, and tempts her with the forbidden.</p> <p>A Kingdom…</p> <p>Forsaken by the gods and feared by mortals, a fallen kingdom is rising once more, determined to take back what they believe is theirs through violence and vengeance. And as the shadow of those cursed draws closer, the line between what is forbidden and what is right becomes blurred. Poppy is not only on the verge of losing her heart and being found unworthy by the gods, but also her life when every blood-soaked thread that holds her world together begins to unravel.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p>
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Plain Bad Heroines : By - Emily M. Danforth - Novel Review
<p>Plain Bad Heroines : By - Emily M. Danforth</p> <p>Story begins in 1902, at the Brookhants School for Girls. Flo and Clara, two impressionable students, are obsessed with each other and with a daring young writer named Mary MacLane, the author of a scandalous bestselling memoir. To show their devotion to Mary, the girls establish their own private club and call it the Plain Bad Heroine Society. They meet in secret in a nearby apple orchard, the setting of their wildest happiness and, ultimately, of their macabre deaths. This is where their bodies are later discovered with a copy of Mary’s book splayed beside them, the victims of a swarm of stinging, angry yellow jackets. Less than five years later, the Brookhants School for Girls closes its doors forever—but not before three more people mysteriously die on the property, each in a most troubling way.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p>
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The Guest List : By - Lucy Foley
<p>The Guest List : By - Lucy Foley</p> <p>While picking The Guest List, I ran over a couple of depictions that contrasted this book with those by Agatha Christie. This book, however, is no classic murder mystery; in fact the true identity of the victim is uncovered just 90% in the book. What this book is, however, is an excellent thrill ride!</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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End of Watch (The Bill Hodges Trilogy) : By - Stephen King - Novel Review
<p>End of Watch (The Bill Hodges Trilogy) : By - Stephen King</p> <p>Brady's back in <strong>End of Watch</strong>. Also, on the off chance that you'd asked me whether the information on Brady being back was exciting, I would've replied with a 'meh'. However, then we found out that getting half his head beaten in with the happy slapper some way or another gave him supernatural abilities and things got much more interesting.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p><br></p>
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A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom : By - Brittany K. Barnett - Book Review
<p>A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom : By - Brittany K. Barnett</p> <p>Brittany K. Barnett was only a law student when she came across the case that would change her life forever—that of Sharanda Jones, single mother, business owner, and, like Brittany, Black daughter of the rural South. A victim of America’s devastating war on drugs, Sharanda had been torn away from her young daughter and was serving a life sentence without parole—for a first-time drug offense. In Sharanda, Brittany saw haunting echoes of her own life, as&nbsp;the daughter of a formerly incarcerated mother.&nbsp;As she studied this case, a system came into focus&nbsp;in which&nbsp;widespread racial injustice forms the core of America’s addiction to incarceration. Moved by Sharanda’s plight, Brittany set to work to gain her freedom.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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Dumb Jokes For Smart Folks : By - Jessica Delfino - Book Review
<p><strong>Dumb Jokes For Smart Folks : By - Jessica Delfino</strong></p> <p><strong>Dumb Jokes For Smart Folks</strong> delivers a <u>grown-up spin </u>on the quintessential children's joke book.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p>
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Rhythm Roger - The Secrets of Electon : By - Himanshu Rai - Novel Review
<p>Rhythm Roger - The Secrets of Electon : By - Himanshu Rai</p> <p>Rhthym Roger is a science fiction novel. The story is about a electro magnetic waves. The protagonist of the story is Rhthym who made a telephone call on the world and on the very night he met a man with blue light, who said that he was from an alternate world called Electon, a world made with electro magnetic waves. A similar kid in that world electon called as Roger, who was also a son of Analog a queen of Electon.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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Elsewhere : By - Dean Koontz - Novel Review
<p>Elsewhere : By - Dean Koontz</p> <p>"Elsewhere" is a science-fiction thriller in a contemporary setting, with an emphasis on family ties.</p> <p>website : https://gobookmart.com/elsewhere-by-dean-koontz/</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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Girl in White Cotton : By - Avni Doshi - Novel Review
<p>Girl in White Cotton : By - Avni Doshi</p> <p>I couldn’t help but compare this book (Girl in white cotton) with a delightful book that I read toward the start of the year – 'The Far Field'. The two books cover totally various subjects and thoughts, however there was one thing the two of them attempted to address in its particular manner. The stressful connection between a mother and a daughter. and i should must say, this one didn't influence me a similar way that 'The Far Field' did.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1</p>
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Ready Player Two : By – Ernest Cline - Novel Review Podcast
<p>Ready Player Two : By – Ernest Cline - Novel Review Podcast</p> <p>Ready Player Two starts from the point where ready player one ends. Subsequent to dominating the match, Parzival (Wade’s OASIS alter ego) finds that he automatically begins once again. In light of an additional life, he is given the choice of playing through the game once more, despite the fact that there are no surprises, simply to add up additional points and on the grounds that he can. he started the game</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p>
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Deadly Cross : By - James Patterson - Novel Review
<p>Deadly Cross : By - James Patterson - Novel Review</p> <p>This is the 28th instalment in the Alex Cross series of novels. I am satisfied that Patterson has kept up the nature of his composition, so often when you get this far things appear to be predictable. This truly wasn't the situation with the Deadly Cross. It had a unique storyline and based on characters that Patterson has developed to cherish throughout the long term.</p> <p>website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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The Mists of Brahma (The Pataala Prophecy - Book 2) : By - Christopher C. Doyle - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/"><strong>The Mists of Brahma</strong></a> is the top pick out of all of Christopher Doyle's books. It is the ideal mixture of imagination, folklore and innovation and I can't really believe that I completed it in only a few days!</p>
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Son of Bhrigu: 1 (The Pataala Prophecy) : By - Christopher C. Doyle - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">Son of Bhrigu</a> is the first book of The Pataala Prophecy by Christopher C. Doyle will leave you dumbfounded, stupefied and thunderstruck. The language used by Doyle is suitable, he has conveyed so many things, so many details through limited words, a unique characteristic among writers.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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A Promised Land : By - Barack Obama - Book Review
<p>A Promised Land : By - Barack Obama</p> <p><strong>A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.</strong></p> <p><strong>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></p> <p><strong>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</strong></p>
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Along Came a Spider : By - James Patterson - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">Along Came a Spider : By - James Patterson</a></p> <p>When two children from well-known families are kidnapped from an elite school in the capital city, Detective Cross, an established criminal psychologist, is brought in. But he is not happy about it. It appears that nobody cares about the three unsolved murders of a poor black family he is already investigating. The rich, politically connected white children are seemingly more important. However, as he resignedly begins his probe, he realises things are not as simple as he thought. Also, he soon learns, nobody can be trusted.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p>
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The Wicked Deep : By - Shea Ernshaw - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>The Wicked Deep : By - Shea Ernshaw - Novel Review</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Two centuries ago in a small town in Oregon, three sisters were drowned in the ocean, suspected of being witches. Every summer since, they've emerged from the shadowy depths, stealing the bodies of weak-hearted girls and using them to lure boys to the harbour where they will meet their deaths. Like most locals, Penny Talbot has accepted the fate of the town, but this year, on the eve of the sisters' return, a boy named Bo Carter arrives, unaware of the danger he's just placed himself in. Rumours &amp; lies quickly spread throughout the town, and Penny and Bo both got convinced that the other is holding secrets. Death comes quickly to those who cannot resist the sisters.</strong></p> <p><strong>WEBSITE : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</strong></p> <p><strong>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</strong></p>
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The Ickabog : By - J K Rowling - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/">The Ickabog : By - J K Rowling - Novel Review</a></p> <p>Author J.K. Rowling returns to children’s literature for the first time in more than a decade. Between Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and The Ickabog, Rowling has written several novels for adults under a pen name. This latest release shows how much the world of children’s literature could benefit from her return to it.</p>
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Orphan X : By - Gregg Hurwitz - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/">Orphan X : By - Gregg Hurwitz - Novel Review</a></p> <p><strong>Gregg Hurwitz' Orphan X presents an easily likable and relate-able lead character that is both larger than life and sympathetic."Orphan X" begins with familiar, stock premise of modern thrillers: A highly-skilled assassin, after murdering many international bad guys for the government, discovers that he actually has a conscience and decides to quit the ultra-secret, black-ops program that trained him as a young orphan and devote his unique and deadly talents to the salvation of desperate innocents. Although you have likely read novels or seen movies based on an almost identical premise, it must still intrigue you or you wouldn't be reading this review to decide if you wish to try this one.</strong></p>
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The Family Upstairs : By - Lisa Jewell - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">The Family Upstairs : By - Lisa Jewell - Novel Review</a></p> <p><br></p> <p>Twisty and <strong>engrossing story of betrayal and redemption</strong>. Reminiscent of Donna Tartt in scope and quality</p>
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Such a Fun Age : By - Kiley Reid - Novel Review
<p>“<em>Fun&nbsp;</em>is the operative word in&nbsp;<a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><em>Such a Fun Age</em></a><em>,&nbsp;</em>Kiley Reid’s delectably discomfiting debut. The buzzed-about novel takes a thoroughly modern approach to the timeless upstairs-downstairs trope....Told from alternating points of view, the novel loops through vibrant vignettes set in reggaeton nightclubs and Philadelphia farmers markets before landing firmly on one side of the maternal divide….This page-turner goes down like comfort food, but there’s no escaping the heartburn.”</p>
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Saint X : By - Alexis Schaitkin - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">Saint X : By - Alexis Schaitkin - Novel Review</a></p> <p>The story-line of Saint X is slowly revealed in the most part by the main character, Claire, a child of seven when her 18-year-old sister Alison disappears on the fictional Caribbean island of Saint X. Alison is soon found deceased with no forensic evidence and a fairly sketchy cause of death. The last two men she’s seen with are residents of the island and employees of the resort that Alison and Claire are staying at.</p>
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Law of Innocence : By - Michael Connelly - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">Law of Innocence</a> : By - Michael Connelly - Novel Review</p> <p><strong>Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller must defend himself against murder charges in the heart-stopping new thriller from #1 </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>bestselling author Michael Connelly.</strong></p>
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The Coast-to-Coast Murders - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">The Coast-to-Coast Murders</a> - Novel Review</p> <p><strong>A detective and FBI agent join forces on what seems like an open-and-shut case -- but a new rash of killings sends them on a pulse-pounding race against time in this intense thriller.</strong></p>
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Daylight : By - David Baldacci - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review"><strong>FBI Agent Atlee Pine's search for her sister Merc</strong></a><strong>y clashes with military investigator John Puller's high-stakes case, leading them both deep into a global conspiracy -- from which neither of them will escape unscathed.</strong></p>
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Wuthering Heights : By - Emily Brontë - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">Wuthering Heights : By - Emily Brontë - Novel Review</a></p> <p>Wuthering Heights, one of the most famous gothic classic novel in the history, is a story of love, betrayal and revenge as it claims. I admire the book mainly because of the way author, Emily Bronte did write the book. The amazing choice of words, the structure of sentence and figurative language in this book all together give readers a feeling of nostalgia in a unique way. It is a true masterpiece in both literature and classics. More over, the book can improve your vocabulary in a 'wicked way.'</p>
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You are the Best Wife : By - Ajay K Pandey - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">You are the Best Wife</a> will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. You'll find yourself laughing at many things during the first half of the book and you won't stop crying reading the second half. The author has written so beautifully and amazingly that you'll feel connected with whatever he narrates, would it be the plans he's making in college or the struggle he's facing in order to make a future for himself. You'll feel as if you are also reliving bits and pieces of your life.</p>
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Hidden in plain sight : By - Jeffrey Archer - Novel Review
<p>Jeffrey Archer returns with another stellar novel in the William Warwick series. Taking readers back to the glory days of the 1980s, this police procedural is sure to impress many, particularly those who have a great&nbsp;affinity for Archer's Clifton Chronicles.</p> <p>website : <a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review/">Gobookmart</a></p> <p>Facebook : <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/">Gobookmart1</a></p>
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The Boy from the Woods : By - Harlan Coben - Novel Review
<p>The Boy from the Woods is a splendid reminder that Coben is as brilliant at creating wonderful characters as he is at those textbook twists.</p> <p>Website : https://Gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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The Kingdom : By - By - Jo Nesbo - Novel Review
<p>The Kingdom is a story of choices and courage, and about Roy against everyone else. A year older than Carl, it is clear he is the more robust of the two brothers. But the day Carl heads out with his father’s beloved dog changes everything.</p> <p>Website : Gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p> <p>Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/gobookmart/</p>
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A Time for Mercy : By - John Grisham - Novel Review
<p>A Time for Mercy : By - John Grisham - Novel Review&nbsp;</p> <p>John Grisham, one of the most popular novelists of our time, first comes to prominence in 1988 with "A Time to Kill”, a story set in a small town called Clanton, Mississippi, about a ten-year-old black girl raped and disfigured by two whites, of an incensed father who takes the law into his own hands, killing the two rapists in a courthouse shooting, and of the young but sharp defense lawyer Jake Brigance who saved him from the gas chamber.</p> <p>Website : https://gobookmart.com/book-review</p> <p>Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/GoBookMart1/</p>
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Walk the wire : By - David Baldacci- Novel Review
<p>Walk the wire : By - David Baldacci- Novel Review</p> <p>Amos Decker is one of a handful of recurring series’ characters I’ve followed since the first book published in 2015. The FBI consultant with perfect recall is back to solve a gruesome murder in a booming North Dakota oil town.</p>
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The Sentinel : By - Lee Child and Andrew Child - Novel Review
<p>The Sentinel : By - Lee Child and Andrew Child - Novel Review</p> <p>The Sentinel is the 25th novel featuring Jack Reacher. Like so many other best selling authors, Lee Child is trying to keep the brand going by bringing in a co author, his own younger brother. That never works for me and I admit I started this novel with trepidation. However, it turned out to be a good read, fast and action packed as all Jack Reacher novels are.</p>
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Attitude Is Everything : By – Jeff Keller - Book Review
<p>Attitude Is Everything : By – Jeff Keller - Book Review</p> <p>This book is written by Jeff Keller who is a motivational speaker, which is evident through the motivational tone of the book. After graduating from law school in 1980, he practiced for a few years. Feeling unhappy with his career in law, he became a motivational speaker which he felt was his true calling. The numerous examples of people who achieved their goals through positive attitude are from his personal experience and research</p>
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Stories We Never Tell : By - Savi Sharma - Novel Review
<p>Stories We Never Tell : By - Savi Sharma - Novel Review</p> <p>There are stories we never talk about. Stories we are afraid to share. Simply because they hurt too much or no one wants to listen to them.</p>
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One By One : By - Ruth Ware - Novel Review
<p>One By One : By - Ruth Ware - Novel Review</p> <p><em>“A gripping thriller that shows how toxic workplace culture can get and will keep you guessing through the very last page.”</em></p>
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Clockwork Angel - Novel Review
<p>So, I picked up 'Clockwork Angel’, as I've been meaning to do for a while and I am so happy that I did finally get around to it. Honestly though, I'm not even sure where to begin with this review</p>
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The Mirror & the Light - Novel Review
<p>The Mirror &amp; the Light is a masterpiece that will keep yielding its riches, changing as its readers, going forward with us into the future.</p>
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The Searcher - Novel Review
<p>The Searcher : Tana French takes this standalone novel at a measured pace, easing readers into Cal's quiet life before the thrills unravel."</p>
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Long Bright River - Novel Review
<p>I am already predicting Long Bright River to be in my top 5 of favourite books for 2020!</p> <p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/long-bright-river-by-liz-moore/">Long Bright River</a> is brutally honest about the grittiness around dysfunctional families, the opioid epidemic, and sex work. Liz Moore’s writing is intense and so real. I had a two day book hangover after finishing this book and I cannot wait for the movie being produced by Amy Pascal and Neal H. Moritz!</p>
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The Only Good Indians - Novel Review
<p>Stephen Graham Jones’s new book shows the unfolding fate of four close friends, American Indians of the Blackfeet Nation, who seem to have run afoul of something in the spirit world. I say “seem to” because the author is skilfully strategic in how he unpacks the story and how he presents reality.</p>
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The Once and Future Witches - Novel Review
<p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/book-review">The Once and Future Witches</a> is a tale of stories , witches and sisters, justice and womens right to vote in 1893. We follow the Eastwood sisters--James Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, and Beatrice Belladonna as they join the suffragists of New Salem. Stalked by shadows and sickness, hunted by forces who will not suffer a witch to vote-and perhaps not even to live-the sisters will need to delve into the oldest magics, draw new alliances, and heal the bond between them if they want to survive.</p>
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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue : By – V.E. Schwab - Book Review
<p>The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue : By – V.E. Schwab - Book Review</p> <p>This book was absolutely incredible. I am a fan of Schwab’s other work, so I was extremely excited about ‘The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue’, especially as Schwab has talked on multiple occasions about it being a book that really means a lot to her. I went in with high expectations and yet somehow it exceeded every one of them. I absolutely adored every moment of this book – it took me through such a range of emotions and utterly broke my heart. It kept me guessing until the end, as I never truly knew exactly what was going to happen next, despite my constant guessing. This book is beautiful, the characters are incredible and this is definitely one of the most compelling books I have ever read.</p>
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The Vanishing Half - GoBookMart - Novel Review
<p>The Vanishing Half - GoBookMart - Novel Review</p> <p>The beginning of the book introduces Mallard, a small town just 2 hours outside New Orleans. But it’s a very unique town. The community, although black, prides themselves on having light skin. They are too dark to be white, but to light to be black. Mallard was built to be the place in-between. And each generation gets lighter. One day, the twins decide to run away from this claustrophobic town. Split into six parts, the story begins in 1968 when one twin returns and captivatingly navigates through the years.</p>
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Sherlock Holmes - Do you really know him ?
<p>Sherlock Holmes - Do you really know him ?</p> <p>More than a century after first emerging into the fogbound, gaslit streets of Victorian London, Sherlock Holmes is universally recognizable. And yet many of his most recognizable features don't appear in Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories. So who exactly is Sherlock Holmes? Who's the real "great detective," and where do we find him?</p>
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Charles Dickens - Writer that inspired
<p>Charles Dickens - Writer that inspired</p> <p>Charles John Huffam Dickens FRSA was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.</p>
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Why should you read "Don Quixote"?
<p>Mounting his skinny steed, Don Quixote charges an army of giants. It is his duty to vanquish these behemoths in the name of his beloved lady, Dulcinea. There’s only one problem: the giants are merely windmills. What is it about this tale of the clumsy yet valiant knight that makes it so beloved?</p>
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The Way Of Kings - GoBookMart - Novel Review
<p>The most important element of any High Fantasy book is – World Building. Writer not only has to create a fantastic unreal world in his book, but also into the minds of his readers. One excellent example of extraordinary world building is ‘The Way of Kings’, which is written by a very popular author, ‘Brandon Sanderson’.</p> <p><a href="https://gobookmart.com/the-way-of-kings/">Read More</a>&nbsp;</p>
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The Wise Man’s Fear - GoBookMart - Novel Review
<p>Second in the “Kingkiller Chronicles” series, this book is another masterstroke from the celebrated author ‘Patrick Rothfuss’. This is the story of ‘Kvothe’ gradually turning from a talented young man into a legendary hero. He narrates his story, and this book is what he has to say on the second day of the narration. &nbsp;</p> <p>Bad blood between 'Kvothe' and a powerful minister escalates, forcing 'Kvothe' to move to other city, where his adventures begin. He fights his arch-rival, prevents a high-profile murder, gets involved in political manoeuvres of the city and joins a group of mercenaries. While he is crossing the bridges that he gets, there are two elements that loosely bind his adventures. The constant pursuit of the mysterious leader, 'Chandrian' and the search for an answer, for the death of his parents.'</p> <p>Kvothe' continues to be brilliant at everything. Although many times the book deviates from the central elements and wanders into unrelated adventures, which may give the feeling that central Idea is not justified by the author. However those adventures are what make the book so enticing. The story-telling of those adventures is simply remarkable. It is like each adventure is a great work of fiction in itself and the reader gets to read many great short fantasy stories one after the other.</p>
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The Name of the Wind - GoBookMart - Novel Review
<p>Told in Kvothe's own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.</p>
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Legend of Suheldev - Book Review - GoBookMart
<p>Introductory review of Latest book from Amish Tripathi, Legend of Suheldev by gobookmart.com</p>
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