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The Great Book of Amber

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The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10 Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780380809066
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Published: Harper Voyager - March 30th, 2010

It was a dark and rainy night when I first picked up The Nine Princes of Amber. I was bored, the ceiling was leaking, and my dad handed me this dorky looking book to occupy me. Thus began my love affair with sci-fi. A unique, strangely believable universe in which each world (our own included) is only a shadow of the one true world: Amber. Each character is more memorable than the next and though it’s been years since I read this series I still think of them often. ~ Reviewed by Amelia Stymacks


City of Thieves

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780452295292
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Published: Penguin Books - March 31st, 2009

Lev and Kolya have been thrown in prison, awaiting execution, when an official strikes a deal: fetch two dozen eggs for his daughter’s cake and they’re free to go. A fast paced, hilarious romp through WWII Russia. ~ Reviewed by Amelia Stymacks


The Likeness

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ISBN: 9780143115625
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Published: Penguin Books - May 26th, 2009

My favorite of the series! Dark, slow, incredibly suspenseful. When Detective Cassie Maddox is called to the scene of a murder, she discovers the victim looks exactly like her and is carrying the ID of an alias she once used. Cassie assumes the victim’s life, taking her place amongst a group of mysterious friends who appear peaceful and academic, but could be harboring the truth. ~ Reviewed by Amelia Stymacks


In the Woods

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ISBN: 9780143113492
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2008

Three children enter the woods, one returns, his feet covered in blood and no memory of what happened. Twenty years later he returns to the scene, a detective on similar case. Are the cases related? Will Rob remember what happened in the woods?? Tana French is, without a doubt, my favorite mystery writer. The Dublin Murder series is as much about the characters and their relationships with each other as it is about the actual mysteries. ~ Reviewed by Amelia Stymacks


The Last Banquet

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ISBN: 9781609452315
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Published: Europa Editions - November 4th, 2014

The semi-charmed life of a man in 18th century France and his rise from orphan to comfortable noble and occasional diplomat. Jean-Marie has a passion for friendship, love, and above all, the quest for new tastes. A very pleasant (and sometimes sultry) read. ~ Reviewed by Amelia Stymacks


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