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Juliet

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$17.00
ISBN: 9780345516114
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 26th, 2011

Are you at that point where no book seems to fit your mood? Look no further! Historical fiction, suspense, Shakespeare and a little bit of romance. Juliet will not disappoint you! ~ Reviewed by Jess Elder


Find Me Unafraid

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ISBN: 9780062292858
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Published: Ecco - October 13th, 2015

"Find Me Unafraid" will take you on a roller coaster of emotions. From the devastation of Kennedy's slum in Africa to the joy of Kennedy and Jessica setting up their first community center there and more, you will feel it all. But the bottomline is: there is still love and compassion in this world if you're brave enough to look for it. ~ Reviewed by Jess Elder


Furiously Happy

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$28.99
ISBN: 9781250077004
Availability: Backordered
Published: Flatiron Books - September 22nd, 2015

I laughed out loud with this one! For anyone with a mental illness or knows someone who does, this book is so relatable and refreshing. Jenny Lawson is amazing and will make you furiously happy even if just for a little while. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Elder


At the Water's Edge

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ISBN: 9780385523240
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Published: Random House - November 10th, 2015

A story of three privileged friends who travel to Scotland from America, in search of the Loch Ness monster during WWII. Before leaving the US, the war played a minimal role in the upper class lives of Maddie, Ellis,and their friend Hank. They soon find themselves buying ration cards and gas masks in preparation for air raids in the Scottish town of Drumnadrochit. Ellis and Hank make it their sole mission to find the monster, leaving Maddie behind to find more about herself and the beauty of "ordinary" people. With so many secrets revealed among the unique backdrop of WWII Scotland, I hung onto every word. Highly recommended. ~ Reviewed by Jess Elder


A Little Life

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ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

As you read this novel, these characters feel as though they are a part of your life. Stunning, heartbreaking, life changing. You will not walk away from this book unaffected. ~ Reviewed by Jess Elder


The Mime Order

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ISBN: 9781620408957
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 26th, 2016

When we last saw Paige Mahoney in The Bone Season, she had escaped the prison colony of Sheol I but she is by no means free. She is now the most wanted person in Scion London and has to try to convince every mime-lord and mime-queen in the city that the horrors of the Rephaim are real. Can Paige lead a potential revolution against all of Scion, the Rephaim and maybe even her own family in the Seven Seals? "The Mime Order" is everything you want in a sequel and more! From beginning to end, the adventure and incredible world from the "The Bone Season" is back and will keep you enthralled. What a mindblowing series! ~ Reviewed by Jessica Elder


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