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A Court of Thorns and Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses (2015) by Sarah J. Maas  Genre: Fiction – Fantasy  Pages: 432  Summary: A Court of Thorns and Roses is the first novel of a rich and intricate fantasy series. I find myself falling more and more into this genre than I ever expected. The creativity and concentration that it…

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Midnight in Chernobyl

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham (2019) – Nonfiction  Rating: 4.5/5 The disaster at Chernobyl is a historical event that I have always been obsessed with. It fascinates me. The aftermath has been widely documented and the deserted city of Pripyat that was built around the…

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A Deadly Education

A Deadly Education (2020) by Naomi Novik – Fiction  Rating: 3.5/5 Continuing my traverse through the fantasy genre, I picked up A Deadly Education. Coming in at a doable 320 pages, the novel moves quickly and efficiently. I enjoyed it, but at times I had to put in a lot of effort to move through…

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Rebecca

Rebecca (1938) by Daphne du Maurier – Fiction  Rating: 5/5 “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”  The cover I have of Rebecca states “The Classic Tale of Romantic Suspense.” I wouldn’t necessarily call Rebecca a romance novel. It isn’t horror. It’s a thriller. The thrill is a slow-build, you know it’s coming,…

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