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The Shadow Hour by Kate Riordan

The Shadow Hour by Kate Riorda, read as a paperback, has 505 pages. From the back cover: Harriet Jenner is just twenty-one when she walks through the gates of Fenix House. Reeling from a personal tragedy, she doesn’t expect her … Continue reading

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Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain by Barney Norris

Five Rivers Met on a Wooden Plain by Barney Norris is a 288 pages paperback. From the back cover: ‘There exists in all of us a song waiting to be sung which is as heart-stopping and vertiginous as the peak … Continue reading

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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood / Black Sheep by Susan Hill

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a 324 pages paperback. From Amazon: The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to … Continue reading

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The storied life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

The storied life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin is a 306 pages paperback. From the back cover: A.J. Fikry, the grumpy owner of Island Books, is going through a hard time: his bookshop is failing, he has lost his … Continue reading

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