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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women

By Kate Moore 5 out of 5 stars Summary The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger. The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular… Continue reading The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women

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The Inventor’s Secret (The Inventor’s Secret #1)

By Andrea Cremer Book #1 of the Inventor's Secret trilogy 3.5 out of 5 stars Summary In this world, sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees have scraped out an existence on the edge of Britain’s industrial empire. Though they live by the skin of their teeth, they have their health (at least when they can… Continue reading The Inventor’s Secret (The Inventor’s Secret #1)

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Scythe (Arc of the Scythe #1)

By Neal Shusterman Book 1 of the Arc of the Scythe series 4.75 out of 5 stars Summary Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are… Continue reading Scythe (Arc of the Scythe #1)

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Her Dark Curiosity (The Madman’s Daughter #2)

By Megan Shepherd Book #2 of The Madman's Daughter trilogy 3 out of 5 stars Summary To defeat the darkness, she must first embrace it. Months have passed since Juliet Moreau returned to civilization after escaping her father's island—and the secrets she left behind. Now, back in London once more, she is rebuilding the life… Continue reading Her Dark Curiosity (The Madman’s Daughter #2)

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The Madman’s Daughter (The Madman’s Daughter #1)

By Megan Shepherd Book #1 of The Madman's Daughter trilogy 3.75 out of 5 stars Summary Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about… Continue reading The Madman’s Daughter (The Madman’s Daughter #1)

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That Inevitable Victorian Thing

By E.K. Johnston 4 out of 5 stars Summary Set in a near-future world where the British Empire was preserved, not by the cost of blood and theft but by effort of repatriation and promises kept, That Inevitable Victorian Thing is a novel of love, duty, and the small moments that can change people and the world.… Continue reading That Inevitable Victorian Thing

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Stunning Cover Reveal

I screamed of happiness when I saw the cover revealed for the third and final book of the Loom Saga series, The Rebels of Gold by Elise Kova. I mean...look at it!   A new rebellion rises from the still-smoldering remnants of the five guilds of Loom to stand against Dragon tyranny. Meanwhile, on Nova,… Continue reading Stunning Cover Reveal