Edenland is the evocative title of an evocative novel set in the early days of the US Civil War. Its story plunges us into the Great Dismal Swamp that straddles Virginia and North Carolina, and never quite allows us to escape the treacherous waters that threaten to engulf its protagonists.
The Great Dismal and other swamps were places where runaway slaves could hide from their pursuers. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s second novel, after Uncle Tom’s Cabin, was Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856). Thus, the literary and historical sources of Edenland flow across the years in currents swift, deep and wide.
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Title: Tell Me Three Things
Author/s: Julie Buxbaum
Publication Date: April 05, 2016
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Number of Pages:336
“Everything about Jessie is wrong. At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week of junior year at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles. Just when she’s thinking about hightailing it back to Chicago, she gets an email from a person calling themselves Somebody/Nobody (SN for short), offering to help her navigate the wilds of Wood Valley High School. Is it an elaborate hoax? Or can she rely on SN for some much-needed help?
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Title: To Have It All
Author: B.N. Toler
Publication date: January 18th, 2017
Category/Genre: Adult Romance/Paranormal
Liam had set up shop there.
After an accident left him injured and unable to work, it wasn’t long before he ended up on the street with his dreams in the gutter.
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I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.
The story is explained in several perspective angles and then brought together for the final reveal. I found this approach to add more depth and dimension to the story.
The Grand begins with Dean Wister, a federal agent that has lost his wife, Sara, through cancer. Before she passes away, she asks Dean if they could go to their favorite place, the meadow, once she is feeling better. Unfortunately, she passes away and does not make it. Dean takes time off and goes to the meadow (located in Teton), in her loving memory.
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This series highlights inexpensive, free, or discounted books to give you, dear reader, the most options on what to read.
A girl on the run, hiding from a terrible crime.
An old B&B in a snowy city.
A hidden figure lurking in the streets, waiting for his next victim.
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Loyalties by Wendi Kelly and Deborah Dorchak
Release date: 28th December 2010
Series: Bonds of Blood and Spirit (#1)
Rating: Four out of Five Stars
About the Book
Regina Capalini, abandoned by her parents at age three, and the victim of a heinous crime, has been tossed away by the only Pack she has ever known. She has one last chance to impress her new Alpha, Diego Beauchamp, or be left to fend for herself as a rogue wolf, a sentence that will surely end in death.
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