This book seems to be a sequel to DUMPLIN’, which I did not read, but it stands well enough on its own. It traces mainly the story of two girls, one who is in the In Crowd and seemingly has… Read More ›

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    Five cheerleaders from Sunnybrook High die within two months of each other from a car crash, a suicide and a murderous attack—at least that’s what Monica Rayburn (younger sister of one of the cheerleaders) and the rest of the world… Read More ›

  • Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

    The full title of this book is:  Fatal Throne – The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All.  Seven different authors give voice to the stories of Henry VIII and his six wives. Henry was said to be a lusty guy,… Read More ›

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  • Neverworld Wake

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  • The House That Lou Built

    Lucinda (Lou) has just finished 7th grade and is about to turn 13.  She and her unmarried mom, a nurse, live with her maternal grandmother because they cannot afford their own place.  Lou’s parents were engaged but her father died… Read More ›

  • Life Like

    In a post-techno-nuclear apocalyptic world, seventeen-year-old Eve Carpenter, along with Cricket (her android assistant), Kaiser (her cyborg blitzhund), and Lemon (her fully-human friend) spends her time reconstructing robot fighters to compete in the War Dome for prize money. Adept at… Read More ›