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Book Review – The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

By Awnali Mills Twelve-year-old Candice is stuck in the small town of Lambert, SC, for the summer while her newly divorced parents try to sell the home she grew up in.  She’s upset at missing hanging out with her friends, … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Curious Cat Spy Club by Linda Joy Singleton

By Awnali Mills Kelsey, Becca and Leo, schoolmates who are not friends, rescue three kittens.  Together they decide to take care of the kittens so that they aren’t euthanized, although none of them can take the kittens home.  Instead, Becca, … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler

By Awnali Mills Mattie Marvelwood and her family all have very special talents.  Her father can create illusions, her mother can read the future, her brother Bell can disappear, and her little sister Tibby can float.  And Mattie?  Mattie can … Continue reading

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Book Review – Who Killed Darius Drake by Rodman Philbrick

By Awnali Mills Arthur Bash is the school’s enforcer, and anyone can hire him to intimidate anyone else for the price of a Snickers bar.  But Arthur’s life turns upside down when Darius Drake, the school genius and resident weirdo … Continue reading

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Book Review – Army Brats by Daphne Benedis-Grab

By Awnali Mills It’s difficult moving from place to place because your mom’s in the military, but it’s easier when you have your siblings beside you.  The Bailey kids are excited about their mom’s new posting because they get to … Continue reading

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Book Review – Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick

By Awnali Mills The new Pumpkin Falls mystery, Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick is out, and one of my colleagues snatched it up for me because she knew how much I enjoyed the first one,  Absolutely Truly. Truly Lovejoy … Continue reading

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Book Review – Howard Wallace, P.I. by Casey Lyall

By Awnali Mills Another new book that I picked up lately is Howard Wallace, P.I. by Casey Lyall.  Howard is a kid sized version of a hard-boiled detective.  Philip Marlowe and Sam Spade are his heroes.  His first person narration … Continue reading

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