Title: Fire Colour One
Author: Jenny Valentine
Published by: HarperCollins Children’s Books
Publication date: July 2015
Genres: YA, Contemporary
Iris’s father, Ernest, is at the end of his life and she hasn’t even met him. Her best friend, Thurston, is somewhere on the other side of the world.
Everything she thought she knew is up in flames.
Now her mother has declared war and means to get her hands on Ernest’s priceless art collection. But Ernest has other ideas.
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“I did nothing to save the first person who died in front of me.” An inauspicious beginning to Kevin Hazzard’s decade-long career as an EMT, then paramedic in Atlanta’s mean streets, to say the least.
In the aftermath of 9/11 and at the age of 25, Kevin Hazzard found himself searching for a way to make a difference with his life. He abandoned his second of two back-to-back unfulfilling jobs and began training as an Emergency Medical Technician.
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HISTORY IS SACRED – LIKE A NATURE HIKE. LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS, TAKE ONLY MEMORIES.
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by Joseph Finder
Series: Nick Heller, #3
eARC, 400 pg.
Read: June 1-2, 2016
The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones:
– Julius Caesar, Act 3, scene ii
Everyone’s favorite private spy, Nick Heller, is back. This Jack Reacher with a budget gets hired to head off a scandal that may threaten the career of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. He’s not hired by the Justice, of course, but by a powerful friend.
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Source: I received a free e-copy in exchange for an honest review.
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Time Travel
Publication Date: October 21, 2015
In the wake of a tragedy caused by her husband’s affair, the newly widowed Susan, Amanda, her daughter, and Elizabeth, Susan’s mother, head to California for a little R&R. When Elizabeth hears of a lecture in which Professor Bell is presenting his theories on time travel, she persuades her daughter and granddaughter to attend with her. After the lecture, Amanda and Susan are not convinced that time travel is a reality; however, Elizabeth manages to convince them to speak to Professor Bell after the lecture.
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The subtitle of Mr Copacabana – An American History by Night– is peculiarly apt for this biography of the author’s father, Monte Proser. Monte, it seems, was born with the cultural history of the United States locked into his DNA. His life was lived literally and metaphorically in the nighttime world of nightclubs, addiction, gangsterism and corruption. His fascinating story is his own, yet it provides an entirely convincing alternative account of the US twentieth century – the ‘American century’ – as one determined by darkly powerful forces.
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