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The Undomestic Goddess

The Undomestic Goddess

Before I begin, let me tell you that I am an avid fan of Sophie Kinsella, of the Shopaholic fame. I’ve read (and loved) almost all of the titles from that series and I was very excited when I stumbled upon “The Undomestic Goddess”. Similar to her previous writings, Sophie Kinsella has kept a comic undertone throughout the story even when describing some serious dilemmas.

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The Princess Bride

Rating: 5 Stars Age Recommendation: 15+ Warnings: Violence, Character Death, Torture Genres: Fantasy, Action and Adventure, Romance, Fiction Pages: 450 (Compact hardback version) “Now a great fool,” he began, “would place the poison in his own goblet, because he would know that only another great fool would reach first for what he was given. I am clearly not a great fool, so I will clearly not reach for your wine.” “That’s your final choice?” “No. Because you knew I was not a great fool, so you would know that I would never fall for such a trick. You would count…

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Where Death is a Hunter

Where Death is a Hunter

Hannah Fatier has just started her first job as an anesthesiologist at Deaconess Hospital in San Francisco, she has just bought a new home, and she is newly engaged. In short, Hannah’s life is going well. That is, until a patient under Hannah’s care dies of mysterious causes during a routine operation. Someone has framed her for the death of her patient, but who? And more importantly, why?

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Fangirl

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell has quickly become one of my favorite novels. Cather, nicknamed Cath, has always relied on her twin sister, Wren, for companionship. Growing up, the two read Simon Snow and wrote fanfiction together. After their mother left, the sisters relied on the fantastical storylines they read and penned to fill a void, allowing them to fall into a magical mystical world and spend time together doing something they loved.

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