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Book Review: Far From The Tree

Being the middle child has its ups and downsBut for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, includingMaya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a lot to say about their newfound family ties. Having grown up the snarky brunette in a house full of chipper redheads, she’s quick to search for traces of herself among these not-quite-strangers. And when her adopted family’s long-buried problems begin to explode to the surface, Maya can’t help but wonder where exactly it is that she belongs And Joaquin, their stoic older bio brother, who has no interest in bonding over their shared biological mother. After seventeen years in the foster care system, he’s learned that there are no heroes, and secrets and fears are best kept close to the vest, where they can’t hurt anyone but him.

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Book Review: Anne Of Green Gables

As soon as Anne Shirley arrives at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she is sure she wants to stay forever . . . but will the Cuthberts send her back to to the orphanage? Anne knows she's not what they expected—a skinny girl with fiery red hair and a temper to match. If only she can convince them to let her stay, she'll try very hard not to keep rushing headlong into scrapes and blurting out the first thing that comes to her mind. Anne is not like anyone else, the Cuthberts agree; she is special—a girl with an enormous imagination. This orphan girl dreams of the day when she can call herself Anne of Green Gables.

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Book Review: The Redwood Con

Title: The Redwood Con Author: Reagan Keeter Expected Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Irresistible Publishing Genre: Adult Mystery, Adult Thriller ARC Copy Synopsis: After a divorced Chicago father is charged with killing his girlfriend and unexplainable secrets about her come to light, he'll have to figure out how much he's willing to risk to… Continue reading Book Review: The Redwood Con

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Book Review: The Loneliest Girl In The Universe.

Title: The Loneliest Girl In The Universe Author: Lauren James Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: July 3, 2018 Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction, Young Adult Thriller, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Action & Adventure Synopsis: The daughter of two astronauts, Romy Silvers is no stranger to life in space. But she never knew how isolating the… Continue reading Book Review: The Loneliest Girl In The Universe.

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Book Review: The Last Of The Magi

When a tarot card reading reveals an evil secret from biblical times, Mila, an orphaned gypsy, is forced to confront his true destiny. When he recklessly ignores the prophecy, a twist of fate brings two Americans into his world: Casey, an heiress, along with Jack, her ingenious companion, who were both stranded in Berlin by unusual circumstances. The three teens accidentally plunge into a world of dark secrets contained within Berlin’s abandoned underground tunnels. There, they uncover a lost artifact once wielded by the Nazis that awakens an evil force. Seeking to possess these powers, a sinister cult unleashes a shadow army to hunt for this holy relic. Mila and his new friends must flee to escape certain death, and they are burdened with unlocking the mysteries of the artifact’s lost history, which promises to uncover what was Hitler’s unholy vengeance against the Gypsies.

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Author Interview: G.S “George” Eli

G.S. “George” Eli is an American Rom who works as an activist, author, filmmaker and spiritualist. He is the founder of the Romani Media Initiative (RMI), which addresses the issues related to Romani exclusion from society. He authored “The Last of the Magi,” a fiction novel that speaks to this very topic and which creates one of the first ever Romani heroes.