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Amnesty – Book Review

Author: Aravind Adiga Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: February 18, 2020 Book Description: Danny—formerly Dhananjaya Rajaratnam—is an illegal immigrant in Sydney, Australia, denied refugee status after he fled from Sri Lanka. Working as a cleaner, living out of a grocery storeroom, for three years he’s been trying to create a new identity for…

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Love, Unscripted – Book Review

Author: Owen Nicholls Genre: Romance Publisher: Ballentine Books Publication Date: February 11, 2020 Book Description: A film-obsessed romantic rewrites the script to understand why his “picture-perfect” love story crashed and burned in this wonderfully clever debut. Ellie had the quizzical eyebrows of Broadcast News–era Holly Hunter and the neon-red hair of Kate Winslet in Eternal Sunshine of…

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Been There, Married That – Book Review

Author: Gigi Levangie Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Publication Date: February 11, 2020 Book Description: When he changes the locks, she changes the rules. Agnes Murphy Nash is the perfect Hollywood wife – she has the right friends, the right clothes, and even a side career of her own as a writer. Her…

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Regretting You – Book Review

Author: Colleen Hoover Genre: Contemporary Fiction/YA Publisher: Montlake Romance Publication Date: December 10, 2019 Book Description: Morgan Grant and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Clara, would like nothing more than to be nothing alike. Morgan is determined to prevent her daughter from making the same mistakes she did. By getting pregnant and married way too young, Morgan…

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Molly Bit – Book Review

Author: Dan Bevacqua Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: May 1, 2020 Book Description: A haunting and provocative debut novel about the stratospheric rise of an enigmatic Hollywood star and her legacy in the vein of Daisy Jones and the Six, from Columbia MFA graduate Dan Bevacqua. Molly Bit doesn’t believe she’s…

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Such A Fun Age – Book Review

Author: Kiley Reid Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: G.P. Putnam Publication Date: December 31, 2020 Book Description: A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that…

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Good Girls Lie – Book Review

Author: J.T. Ellison Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: MIRA Publication Date: December 30, 2019 Book Description: Goode girls don’t lie… Perched atop a hill in the tiny town of Marchburg, Virginia, The Goode School is a prestigious prep school known as a Silent Ivy. The boarding school of choice for daughters of the rich and influential,…

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