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HOME FIRES BY JULIE SUMMERS: BOOK REVIEW

Home Fires By Julie Summers ISBN13: 9780606374972 Author website: http://www.juliesummers.co.uk/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt.   Synopsis: Soon to be a PBS Masterpiece series starring Samantha Bond (“Downton Abbey”) and Francesca Annis (“Cranford”) Away from the frontlines of World War II, in towns and villages across Great Britain, … Continue reading

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Author : Omar
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NIGHTMARE ALLEY: FILM NOIR AND THE AMERICAN DREAM BY MARK OSTEEN: BOOK REVIEW

  Nightmare Alley: Film Noir and the American Dream By Mark Osteen ISBN #9781421413884 Author Website: markosteen.com   Brought to you by guest reviewer JoAnne Summary:   Desperate young lovers on the lam ( They Live by Night), a cynical con man making a fortune as a mentalist ( Nightmare Alley), a … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ROMANOV: MURDER, REBELLION, AND THE FALL OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA BY CANDACE FLEMING: BOOK REVIEW

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia By Candace Fleming ISBN# 9780375867828 Author’s Website: http://www.candacefleming.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: Here is the tumultuous, heartrending, true story of the Romanovs—at once an intimate portrait of Russia’s last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing. Using captivating … Continue reading

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CLOUDS OF GLORY~THE LIFE AND LEGEND OR ROBERT E. LEE BY MICHAEL KORDA: BOOK REVIEW

Clouds of Glory:  The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee By Michael Korda ISBN# 9780062116291 Brought to you by OBS reviewer JoAnne Synopsis: In Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee Michael Korda, the New York Times bestselling biographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. Grant, and T. E. … Continue reading

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THE GIRL IN THE CLOCKWORK COLLAR (STEAMPUNK CHRONICLES, BOOK #2) BY KADY CROSS: BOOK REVIEW

    The Girl in the Clockwork Collar The Steampunk Chronicles, Book #2 By Kady Cross ISBN# 9780373210534  Author’s Website: http://www.kadycross.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Angie Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne and her “straynge band of mysfits” have journeyed from London to America to rescue their friend Jasper, hauled off by … Continue reading

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CELTIC BLOOD BY JAMES JOHN LOFTUS: BOOK REVIEW

Celtic Blood By James John Loftus Review brought to you by OBS staff member Dawn Summary: Set in 13th century Scotland. The son of the murdered Earl of Ross, is a fugitive when his family, rival claimants for Scotland’s crown, are declared traitors. Influenced by MacBeth and the writing of … Continue reading

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FATEFUL BY CLAUDIA GRAY: BOOK REVIEW

Claudia Gray Fateful   Review brought to you by OBS staff member Autumn Synopsis: In Fateful, eighteen-year-old maid, Tess Davies, is determined to escape the wealthy, overbearing family she works for. Once the ship they’re sailing on reaches the United States, she’ll strike out on her own. Then she meets … Continue reading

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THE BOOKMAN (THE BOOKMAN HISTORIES/LES LEZARDS, BOOK #1) BY LAVIE TIDHAR: BOOK REVIEW

Lavie Tidhar The Bookman The Bookman Histories/Les Lézards, Book #1   Review Brought to you by OBS Staff member Erin Summary: When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to … Continue reading

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BOOK HOTLINKS FOR FEB 14TH: FOREVER EXCERPT, E-BOOKS, VAMPIRE FICTION GAME, TOLKIEN, AND MORE

Maggie Stiefvater reads from FOREVER via Maggie Stiefvater Forever is the third book in the Wolves of Mercy Falls series (after Shiver and Linger) and will be out July 12th. I cannot recommend Shiver enough. The Pitfalls of E-Book Buying: What to Look Out for Before You Purchase via PC … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR APRIL 26TH: NEIL GAIMAN, LITTLE WOMEN AND WEREWOLVES, OLD TALES WITH A TWIST, AND STARTING NEW AUTHORS

Newbery Winner Gaiman Gives Readers `Instructions’ By Jeff Baenen at ABC News While “The Graveyard Book” is set in a cemetery, where an orphaned boy is raised by ghosts after his family is murdered, Gaiman said it’s really a book about life and leaving home. His latest book “Instructions,” is … Continue reading

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