Tag Archive: Fiction

Apr 27

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta In this lyrical, absorbing, award-winning novel, nothing is as it seems, and every clue leads to more questions. At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, …

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Feb 26

Five Years to Live

I lie in the bathtub, running warm water over my naked body. I try to calm my breathing, imagining myself sinking into the warmth and simply drifting away. I clutch a razor blade in my hand. It has been sitting in the medicine cabinet, lying flat against the shelf, unnoticed by anyone but me, for …

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Jun 24

Join the Circus

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Whistling Past the Graveyard comes an adventure tale about two daredevils and a farm boy who embark on the journey of a lifetime across America’s heartland in the Roaring Twenties. Set in the rapidly changing world of 1920s America, this is a story of three people from very …

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Jun 17

Sex, Lies, and Crazy People

I have a gardener’s inherent belief in the natural order of things. Soft-petalled flowers that go to seed. The resolute passage of the seasons. Swallows that fly thousands of miles to follow the eternal summer. Children who don’t die before their parents. When Kate receives a phone call with news that Rosie Anderson is missing, …

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Jun 13

Happy The Song of David by Amy Harmon Release Day!

It’s here! The Song of David by Amy Harmon is available now. If you pre-ordered, it should already be on your Kindle. To celebrate, I have a few treats for you. Today, Amy is sharing an excerpt from the book that helps to explain the title of my review, plus a fantastic music video from …

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Jun 10

Beautifully Devastating

I won my first fight when I was eleven years old, and I’ve been throwing punches ever since. Fighting is the purest, truest, most elemental thing there is. Some people describe heaven as a sea of unending white. Where choirs sing and loved ones await. But for me, heaven was something else. It sounded like …

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Jun 01

The Best Beach Reads All Summer Long

Summer has always been my favorite time of year. Growing up in Southern California, I spent a lot of time at the beach. When I wasn’t body surfing in the waves, I was lying out, working on my tan, always with my nose in a book. The best beach reads take you away from every …

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