Monthly Archives: May 2014

Allies and Assassins – Justin Somper

Jared receives word his older brother, Prince Anders, is dead and he must now assume the title of Prince of Archenfeld. The death is ruled murder by poisoning and his young wife, revealing she is pregnant, could have been the … Continue reading

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The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success – Martin Dugard

Richard Francis Burton was determined to find the source of the Nile and convinced the Royal Geographic Society to fund his journey. That was not unexpected. When Burton proposed that John Hanning Speke accompany him, that was most unexpected. Their … Continue reading

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We Were Liars – E. Lockhart

Cadence is the eldest grandchild of a wealthy grandfather. Every summer, her cousins, aunts, and grandparents vacation on the small island they own near Martha‚Äôs Vineyard. Cady recounts the summers spent with her oldest cousins, nicknamed The Liars. She tells … Continue reading

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The Chronicle of Secret Riven (Keeper of Tales Trilogy #2) – Ronlyn Domingue

The odd little infant with black hair and eyes the colors of night and day was named Evensong, for the time of her birth, and was called Eve. But her name was truly Secret. Secret was unable to speak until … Continue reading

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