Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Romance

In Twenty Years by Allison Winn Scotch

Ages 18+

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Twenty years ago, six friends from Penn roomed together and were as tight as friends could be, until one of the six, Bea, passed away and tore their group apart.

Now, twenty years later, Catherine, Owen, Lindy, Collin and Annie are reunited for what would have been Bea’s 40th birthday.

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

ARC Reviews, Middle Grade Fiction

The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase by Wendy Mass

Grades 3-6

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The company Harmonicandy was chosen as the winner of the nationwide candy making contest. As soon as Logan, Miles, Philip, and Daisy have returned to their everyday lives, they find out that they have a chance to promote the candy and the company and go on tour. They each jump at the chance for different reasons, but not before a very old secret is revealed.

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

Ages 18+

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Sara and Amy have been pen pals for a while, sharing their love for books. When Sara finally arrives in Broken Wheel, Iowa all the way from Sweden to meet Amy, however, she finds out that Amy’s funeral has just ended. Sara feels lost, but the people of Broken Wheel take her under their wing as she shares her love of books and reading with them.

Adult Fiction, Mystery, Series

The Trial by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Ages 18+

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This novella, or “Bookshots” book by James Patterson is perfect for readers who want a short book to be read in an hour or two. It continues the story of his popular series the Women’s Murder Club. The accused killer is called Kingfisher, and he lashes out by going after everyone involved in the trial, leaving chaos in his wake.

Romance, YA Fiction

The Lost and Found by Katrina Leno

Grades 9-12

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Frannie and Louis have never met each other, but they have been talking online since they met in a support group when they were younger. Then they each receive mail that leads them to take a road trip to Austin, Texas to find each other. Along the way, Frannie and Louis find things that the other has lost, as if by magic. What will happen when they finally meet in person?

Romance, YA Fiction

Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby

Grades 9-12

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Quinn Sullivan is heartbroken when she loses her boyfriend Trent in a tragic car accident. Then she reaches out to those who received his organs as a result of it, in hopes to heal. She hears back from some of them, but the person who received his heart doesn’t respond. She finally figures out that he is a 19-year-old named Colton Thomas. Quinn meets him, and then realizes that she has feelings for him as they spend more time together. What will happen when Colton finds out he’s been tricked into meeting Quinn?