Review: Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson

Nothing to See Here follows Lilian as she becomes a nanny for one of her childhood friends. To her surprise, the children spontaneously catch on fire. So Lilian has to help conceal this secret to protect the children’s father’s political job.

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Review: Things You Save in a Fire | Katherine Center

Things You Save in a Fire follows a female firefighter, Cassie, after an altercation with a government employee at an award ceremony causes her to lose her position. Cassie’s estranged mother needs help while recovering from eye surgery, so Cassie reluctantly accepts the invite, with the caveat that it would be temporary.

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Review: Trail of Lightning | Rebecca Roanhorse

Trail of Lightning follows the monster hunter, Maggie, after a climate-change-induced flood drowns most of the world. Now, gods, heroes, and monsters walk amongst those who remain on an old Navajo reservation.

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Review: Ugly Love | Colleen Hoover

Ugly Love follows Tate after she moves in with her pilot brother. She quickly finds chemistry with his next-door neighbor and fellow pilot. But he’s too emotionally damaged to ever love again and she’s too busy for a relationship. So they create rules for a friends-with-benefits situation. But rules are meant to be broken.

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Apocalypse: What to Read

This is a crazy time in the world full of unknowns and fear. Some people use books as escapism, while others look to them for possibilities. If you are someone who wants to consume as many dystopian, apocalyptic, zombie, and virus books possible, here is the list for you! Here are my Coronavirus quarantine book recommendations.

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Review: Where the Crawdads Sing | Delia Owens

We follow the story of Kya, known as “the Marsh Girl”, from 1952 to the present day. After being abandoned by every member of her family as a very young child, she lives in solitude in a shack in the North Carolina Marshes. Only a select few people make an attempt to get to know her: some with honest intentions and some seeking their own gain.

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Best Book of 2019: What to Read

Throughout the year, I have been awarding books with my Best Book Award if they receive a five-star rating from me. In order to receive a five-star rating, it needs to be an incredible book that leaves me with nothing bad to say. I have read many outstanding books this year, but a few have stuck in my head and really made a lasting impression. It was hard to pick my favorite book of the year, but here is the winner and a few that almost made the cut.

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