Book Review for LEGENDARY by Stephanie Garber

LEGENDARY continues to enchant with the magical world of Caraval. This time around readers are gifted to the story Donatella Dragna and her quest to save her mother.  To be honest, I wasn’t sure if I would love this book as much as I did the first. The bar was set pretty high with CARAVAL. However, after the first chapter, Garber catapulted over that bar, destroying any trepidation I had. In one word, this book is spectacular.

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Book Review for BIG SISTER by Gunnar Staalesen

In Staalesen’s 20th book in the Varg Veum series, the reader is gifted with a story that is about much more than a missing girl and worried loved ones. BIG SISTER takes one investigation down a path which leads to hidden secrets, crimes of the past, and a biker group with veiled actions. The author expertly intertwines the structure how Veum approaches the case with the complexity of the characters and their histories. In many ways, this book is just as much about the people as it is the mystery.

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Book Review for THE WEAVER'S DAUGHTER by Sarah E. Ladd

THE WEAVER’S DAUGHTER is the type of historical fiction that is not only a romance or a commentary on social issues. It is this combination that creates subtle moments where the reader can see the characters and begin to invest how they will evolve. It is because of this, I soon came to love Kate and Henry. They were wonderful characters on their own, but when the two were together, this is were the sparks fly.

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