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Monthly Archives: November, 2014

Guest Review: Five by Ursula Archer

*Guest Review by Kelsey  Plot Summary: A woman’s corpse is discovered in a meadow. A strange combination of letters and numbers has been tattooed on the soles of her feet. Detective inspector Beatrice Kaspary from the local murder squad quickly identifies the digits as map coordinates. These lead to a series of gruesome discoveries as she …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Books on My Winter TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic …

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Delivery Man (Rated PG-13)

Starring:  Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders Directed by:  Ken Scott Synopsis:  An affable underachiever (Vince Vaughn) finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago.  Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. My …

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No Place Like Oz

by Danielle Paige Overview (from Goodreads):  After returning to Kansas, Dorothy Gale has realized that the dreary fields of Kansas don’t compare to the vibrant landscapes of Oz. And although she’s happy to be reunited with Aunt Em, she misses her friends from the yellow brick road. But most of all, Dorothy misses the fame …

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Crossing the Ice

by Jennifer Comeaux Overview (from Goodreads):  Falling hard never felt so good. Pair skaters Courtney and Mark have one shot left at their Olympic dream. They vow not to let anything get in their way, especially not Josh and Stephanie, the wealthy and talented brother and sister team. The heart doesn’t always listen to reason, …

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Yes Please

by Amy Poehler Overview (from Goodreads):  In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Sequels I Can’t Wait to Get

Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where The Broke and the Bookish provides a prompt and other lovers of list making join in on it with their own top ten list. You can have less than 10 or more if you need to at times and put a spin on the topic …

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Rated PG-13)

Starring:  Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Phillip Seymour Hoffman Directed by:  Francis Lawrence Synopsis:  Six months after winning the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and her partner Peeta Mellark, must go on what is known as the Victor’s Tour, wherein they visit all the districts, but before leaving, …

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Wait for Signs

by Craig Johnson Overview (from Goodreads):  Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award–winning “Old Indian Trick.” This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson’s bestselling, award-winning novels and the A&E hit series Longmire. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fans rejoiced …

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Bossypants

by Tina Fey Overview (from Goodreads):  Before Liz Lemon, before “Weekend Update,” before “Sarah Palin,” Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a …

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