Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pivot Point – Kasie West

Apparently there are those with super power mental abilities who have built a large society hidden from view in central Texas.  Mood control, memory erasure, mass manipulation, and clairvoyance are examples of skills.  When Addie’s parents announce they are divorcing … Continue reading

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Hysteria – Megan Miranda

Mallory killed her boyfriend, Brian.  Stabbed him with a knife and he bled to death on her kitchen floor.  The law said it was self-defense.  They’ve had to get a restraining order against Brian’s mother who is grief stricken and … Continue reading

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A Week in Winter – Maeve Binchy

No one had ever called her Geraldine.  She had always been Chicky.  The youngest of a large brood of Ryans, her job had been to care for the hens.  Stoneybridge, on the Atlantic coast of Ireland, was a wonderful place … Continue reading

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Rushing to Paradise – J. G. Ballard

The French are considering a nuclear test on Saint-Esprit Island.  In order to facilitate the building of a runway, albatross nests have been destroyed and birds were killed by the hundreds.  Dr. Barbara’s mission in life, at least for now, … Continue reading

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The Cadet of Tildor – Alex Liddell

This fast-paced political fantasy centers on teens coming into their abilities: magical, physical, or mental.  At the elite training academy of Tildor, the senior year is full of challenges for Renee who MUST succeed particularly since her father has disowned … Continue reading

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Through the Ever Night – Veronica Rossi

Picking up where Under the Never Sky left off, we are once again on a future Earth where solar flares destroyed the protective atmospheric layer so the Earth is now plagued with aether storms of violent destructive energy.  Perry brings … Continue reading

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The False Princess – Eilis O’Neal

Years ago, when the king and queen heard the prophesy that their daughter would be murdered by her 16th birthday, they sent their infant daughter away to live in safety while an unwanted infant was brought to the castle to … Continue reading

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