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Book Review: The Book of Essie by Meghan Maclean Weir

By on June 8, 2018

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Fiction/Contemporary Esther Ann Hicks–Essie–is the youngest child on Six for Hicks,a reality television phenomenon. She’s grown up in the spotlight, both idolized and despised for her family’s fire-and-brimstone brand of faith. When Essie’s mother, Celia, discovers that Essie is pregnant, she arranges an emergency meeting with the show’s producers: Do they sneak Essie […]

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Book Review: Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker

By on September 26, 2017

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Fiction/Mystery Thriller One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma. Three years later, Cass returns, without her sister Emma. Her story is one of kidnapping and betrayal, of a mysterious island where the two were held. But to forensic psychiatrist Dr. Abby Winter, something doesn’t add […]

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