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A World Elsewhere

A WORLD ELSEWHERE: AN AMERICAN WOMAN IN WARTIME GERMANY BY SIGRID MACRAE:BOOK REVIEW

A World Elsewhere: An American Woman in Wartime Germany Author: Sigrid MacRae ISBN13: 9780670015832 Author website: none Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: Sigrid MacRae never knew her father, until a trove of letters revealed not only him, but also the singular story of her parents’ intercontinental love … Continue reading

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Author : Andra W
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An Old Fashioned Christmas

AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS : SWEET TRADITIONS FOR HEARTH AND HOME BY ELLEN STIMSON : BOOK REVIEW

An Old-Fashioned Christmas : Sweet Traditions for Hearth and Home Author: Ellen Stimson ISBN13: 9781581573282 Author website: http://www.ellenstimson.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: With its trademark snow, piney forests, sleigh rides and woodsmoke curling out of village chimneys, New England was practically invented for the Christmas postcard. … Continue reading

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Author : Andra W
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It's Only Love

IT’S ONLY LOVE (GREEN MOUNTAIN #5) BY MARIE FORCE:BOOK REVIEW

  It’s Only Love Green Mountain, Book #5 By Marie Force ISBN# : 9780425275504 http://marieforce.com/ Brought to you by OBS Reviewer jerjen Synopsis: The new Green Mountain Romance from the New York Timesbestselling author of And I Love Her. Ella Abbott has long been secretly in love with Gavin Guthrie. A … Continue reading

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The Chocolate Falcon Fraud

THE CHOCOLATE FALCON FRAUD (A CHOCOHOLIC MYSTERY #15) BY JOANNA CARL:BOOK REVIEW

    The Chocolate Falcon Fraud A Chocoholic Mystery #15 By JoAnna Carl ISBN 9780451473806 www.joannacarl.com Brought to you by OBS reviewer Jeanie Synopsis: From the bestselling author of The Chocolate Clown Corpse, it’s murder, my sweet, for a chocolatier whose love of old crime films plunges her into a … Continue reading

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Author : Andra W
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Chef Maurice and the Bunny-Boiler Bake Off

CHEF MAURICE AND THE BUNNY-BOILER BAKE OFF (CHEF MAURICE MYSTERIES #3) BY J A LANG:BOOK REVIEW

  Chef Maurice and the Bunny-Boiler Bake Off Chef Maurice Mysteries #3 By J A Lang ISBN# 9781910679081 http://www.jalang.net Brought to you by OBS Reviewer Daniele   Synopsis: They say all’s Fayre in love and baking…  Spring has sprung, the bunting is up, and for the residents of the little … Continue reading

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Author : Andra W
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Trimmed With Murder

TRIMMED WITH MURDER (A SEASIDE KNITTERS MYSTERY #10) BY SALLY GOLDENBAUM:BOOK REVIEW

  Trimmed with Murder (A Seaside Knitters Mystery #10) By Sally Goldenbaum ISBN13: 9780451471628 Author website: http://www.sallygoldenbaum.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt   Synopsis: All Izzy Chambers Perry wants for Christmas is to keep her brother out of jail—in this holiday yarn from the national bestselling author of A … Continue reading

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Two Across

TWO ACROSS BY JEFF BARTSCH: BOOK REVIEW

    Two Across By Jeff Bartsch ISBN: 9781455554621 http://www.jeff-bartsch.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Una Synopsis: TWO ACROSS is a funny and poignant debut novel about trust, forgiveness, and the wisdom of listening to your heart. Stanley and Vera, academically precocious but awkward teenagers, form a bond when … Continue reading

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Author : Andra W
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BREAKING DAWN PART 1: BOOK CLUB~CHAPTERS 14-18

Chapters 14-18 Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Short Summary/Mini Description: Bella instantly begins to recover as she consumes cups of human blood Carlisle had gotten from the hospital. Jacob, Seth, and Leah are still determined to remain by the Cullens side to protect them and fight … Continue reading

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THE IRON KING BY JULIE KAGAWA BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 20-25

Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Chapters 20-22 New Characters: Quintus (One of King Machina’s knights) Tertius (One of King Machina’s knights) Short Summary/Mini Description: Ash and Meghan set out on the quest to find King Machine’s realm and destroy him. Puck is still locked away in … Continue reading

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BREAKING DAWN PART 1: BOOK CLUB~CHAPTERS 16-18

Chapters 16-18 By OBS Staff Member Caro Characters: Bella Edward Rosalie Seth Jacob Leah Collin Alice Jasper Summary: For the first time Leah and Jacob had a ‘normal’ talk. She thanked him for letting her stay, that he was a good Alpha and how she would like to go with … Continue reading

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THE IRON KING BY JULIE KAGAWA BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 14-19

Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Chapters 14-19 New Characters: Shard (Winter sidhe) Narissa (Winter fey who attacks Meghan, Puck, and Ash as they are heading through Tir Na Nog but doesn’t do much harm because she’s afraid of Ash) Virus (King Machina’s Second Lieutenant) Elder Dryad … Continue reading

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THE IRON KING BY JULIE KAGAWA BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 7-13

Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Chapters 7-13 New Characters: Grimalkin King Oberon Tansy (satyr who helps Meghan in the Summer Court get adjusted) Titania, Queen of the Seelie Court Short Summary/Mini Description: Meghan ends up meeting Grimalkin, a Cait Sith, who was sleeping in the very … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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BREAKING DAWN PART 1: BOOK CLUB ~ CHAPTERS 13-15

Chapters 13-15 By OBS staff member Caro Characters: Bella Edward Rosalie Seth Jacob Leah Paul Jared Quil Collin Alice Jasper Esme Carlise Summary: While Carlisle and Rosalie are looking for the best way for Bella to drink the blood, Jacob tells her that Leah has also joined his now formed … Continue reading

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THE IRON KING BY JULIE KAGAWA BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 1-6

Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Chapters 1-6 Characters: Meghan Chase Robin Goodfellow (Puck) Ash, Prince of the Unseelie Court Ethan (Meghan’s little brother) Short Summary/Mini Description: Meghan Chase is about to turn sixteen years old and desperately wants her ordinary life to liven up. She gets … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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BREAKING DAWN PART 1: CHAPTERS 7-12: BOOK CLUB

Chapters 7-12 by Annabell Cadiz Short Summary/Mini Description: Bella wakes up in the middle of the night feeling not quite like her usual self. One minute she’s hungry, the next she’s unable to keep the food down. She’s having weird, horrible dreams and she can’t sleep much. She soon discovers … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: BELLA’S FAVORITE BOOKS

In the Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer always included Bella’s favorite books. If you haven’t read them yet, here’s your chance! Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (from Twilight) The proud and wealthy Mr. Darcy and spirited Elizabeth Bennet dislike each other at first sight. While Elizabeth’s mother schemes for suitable … Continue reading

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BREAKING DAWN PART 1 BOOK CLUB: CHAPTERS 4-6

Chapters 4-6 Brought to you by OBS staff member Heidi Characters: Edward Bella Jacob Summary: Edward and Bella enjoy their wedding reception and an unexpected guest shows up; Jacob.  Bella is excited to see him and Edward gives the two of them time alone to talk.  Their happy reunion quickly … Continue reading

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TOP 10 ‘DARKFEVER’ QUOTES

Did you enjoy last month’s bookclub? OBS Staffer Heidi picked out her ten favorite quotes. Top 10 Favorite Quotes from Darkfever 1. “Last night you said you wanted to know what to expect so you could better select your attire. I told you we were going to visit a vampire … Continue reading

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DARKFEVER (FEVER SERIES, BOOK 1) BY KAREN MARIE MONING: BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 14-25

Darkfever by Karen Moning Chapters 14-25 Brought to you by OBS Staff member Dawn Mac overhears Jericho and Fiona arguing. Fio wants Mac to go but Barrons insists she stay. Mac knows there’s a secret they’re keeping from her. She continues to think on where Alina might have hidden her diary … Continue reading

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TOP 5 REASONS TO LOVE ‘DARKFEVER’

brought to you by OBS Staffer Heidi Top 5 Reasons to Love Darkfever 1. Jericho Barrons-A cocky jerk you can’t help but love 2. A heroine (Mac) with fashion sense & attitude 3. Great storyline-The book snags your interest from the beginning with the search for Mac’s sister’s killer 4. … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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DARKFEVER (FEVER, BOOK #1) BY KAREN MARIE MONING BOOK CLUB PART 2: CHAPTERS 7-13

Darkfever (Fever, Book #1) by Karen Marie Moning Book Club Chapters 7-13 Brought to you by OBS staff member Heidi Characters: Mac Jericho Fiona Malluce V’lane Summary: Mac continues investigating her sister’s murder by talking to her classmates and teachers, who painted a totally different picture of her than she … Continue reading

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DARKFEVER (FEVER, BOOK #1) BY KAREN MARIE MONING: BOOK CLUB PART 1: PROLOGUE-CHAPTER 6

Darkfever (Fever #1) by Karen Marie Moning Book Club Prologue –Chapter 6 Brought to you by OBS staff member Heidi Characters: Mac Jericho Jack & Rainey (Mac’s parents) Old Lady in the pub Summary of book through Chapter 6: Mac lives at home with her parents in Ashford, Georgia and … Continue reading

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MARKED (HOUSE OF NIGHT #1) BY P.C. & KRISTIN CAST: BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 23-29

Chapters 23-29 Brought to you by OBS Staff member Heidi   Stevie Rae and Zoey waited by the big Oak Tree for the rest of their friends to arrive to begin the purification ritual.  Zoey’s mind wonders to Erik and what his greeting at dinner that night had meant.  Without … Continue reading

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MARKED (HOUSE OF NIGHT, BOOK #1) BY KRISTIN AND P.C. CAST: BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 16-22

Chapters 16-22 Brought to you by OBS staff member Dawn As Stevie Rae and Zoey part ways, Zoey promises she won’t become like “them.” As Zoey goes to open the door, Erik opens it. Aphrodite has clothes for Zoe for the Dark Daughters ritual, but Zoe can’t take her eyes … Continue reading

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MARKED (HOUSE OF NIGHT BOOK #1) BY KRISTIN AND P.C CAST BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 9-15

Chapters 9-15 Zoey was really impressed by the amazing “dining hall” her new school had, it was definitely better than the one back at SIHS’s. Tables filled with kids, already eating, turned immediately to see her and Stevie Rae when they came in, obviously curious about her full mark. She … Continue reading

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