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WE CAN READ: He Said, She Said Book Reviews of ‘Ready Player One’ and ‘The Revenant’

Icon Vs. Icon’s husband and wife team, Delores and Hank Price, Jr., are always on the lookout for a little bit of excitement. When not binge-watching films, checking in and out on the latest television series or coming up with new safe words were no longer enough, they turned their attention to an invention from simpler times […]

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Book Review: James M. Cain’s Lost Novel “The Cocktail Waitress”

Renowned crime noir author James M. Cain speaks from the dead in “The Cocktail Waitress,”his nearly finished novel discovered 35 years after his death thanks to Hard Case Crime, an American publisher of hardboiled crime novels. The paperback crime novels of the ‘40s and ‘50s are resurrected in their fictional works, showcasing suspense and drama […]

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Book Review: “The Hunger Games” By New York Times Bestselling Author Suzanne Collins

“The Hunger Games,” by New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Collins, is set in the the postapocolyptic Utopian nation of Panem, once known as North America. A dictatorship, run from the extravagantly ridiculous Capitol, wields control over its 12 districts which become less and less appealing. District 12 is the bottom of the barrel but […]

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Book Review: Janet Evanovich’s ‘Smokin’ Seventeen’

Janet Evanovich’s latest book in the Stephanie Plum series, “Smokin’ Seventeen,” was released June 21, 2011, supplying another round of sex, absurdity, gossip and murder! Stephanie’s family and friends finally had enough. It’s time to put up or shut up! Who’s it gonna be — longtime on-again-off-again boyfriend Joe “Officer Hottie” Morelli or dangerously seductive […]

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Book Review: Dark Days of The Supernatural – ‘Cryptic Cravings’ By Ellen Schreiber

Cryptic Cravings is the eighth novel of the Vampires Kisses series by New York Times bestselling author Ellen Schreiber. It is also part of HarperTeen’s summer Dark Days of the Supernatural series, giving young minds and adults alike the paranormal romance and dark mystery they crave. Raven Madison’s “morbidly monotonous” town of Dullsville has finally […]

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Book Review: Dark Days of the Supernatural – Amy Plum’s ‘Die For Me’

“Die For Me” is the debut book by author Amy Plum and part of HarperTeen’s summer Dark Days of the Supernatural series. The story follows 16-year-old Kate Mercier who is uplifted from New York to leave her past, including memories of her recently deceased parents, behind for a new life with her grandparents in Paris. Although […]

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Book Review: Dark Days of the Supernatural – Aprilynne Pike’s ‘Illusions’

“Illusions” is the third book in the Wing series by New York Times bestselling author Aprilynne Pike and part of HarperTeen’s summer Dark Days of the Supernatural series. Released May 3, 2011, the story follows Laurel Sewell, a faerie attempting to return to a normal life among humans in Crescent City, Calif. with her human […]