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Book Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

Book Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

1. Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup When Frannie Little eavesdrops on her parents fighting she discovers that her cousin Truman is gay, and his parents are so upset they are sending him to live with her family for the summer. At least, that’s what she thinks the story is. . . When he arrives, shy Frannie befriends this older boy, who is everything that she’s not–rich, confident, cynical, sophisticated. Together, they embark on a magical summer marked by slowly…

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Recent Reads: April 2017

Recent Reads: April 2017

My Favorites From this Month A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab Source: Library Ebook Witness the fate of beloved heroes – and enemies. THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED… The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise. WHO WILL CRUMBLE? Kell – once assumed to be the…

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Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Should Be Next On Your Reading List

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Should Be Next On Your Reading List

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by…

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Recent Reads: March 2017

Recent Reads: March 2017

1. Discretion (Anna Curtis #2) by Allison Leotta For fans of Lisa Scottoline and Law and Order: SVU, former federal sex-crimes prosecutor Allison Leotta’s novel explores the intersection of sex and power as Anna Curtis investigates the murder of one of DC’s highest-paid escorts. When a beautiful young woman plummets to her death from the balcony of the U.S. Capitol, Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Curtis is summoned to the scene. The evidence points to a sexual assault and murder. The victim…

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What I Read: July 2016

What I Read: July 2016

I know, I’ve been M.I.A. for a while. I’m sorry guys, it’s been crazy. I’ve taken on an extra position at work and been trying to get everything ready for our move. Plus Ivan’s been in Arizona for the past two weeks, so I’ve been doing everything solo. But.. I did get some reading squeezed in this month. 1. The Girl From Everywhere (The Girl From Everywhere #1) by Heidi Heilig Nix has spent her entire life aboard her father’s…

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