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First Impressions of leslie

The Patient
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May 25 2020 – 10:19 AM

You hooked me!

You hooked me when you compared it to the Silent Patient and Stephen King ... both of which I...

The Suicide House
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May 18 2020 – 09:28 AM

Grabbed me!

I enjoy this genre, and this sounds interesting. As a former special education teacher, I love...

Ikenga
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May 18 2020 – 09:25 AM

Interesting

There's definitely a big need for middle grade novels, and this sounds like it will be a nice...

Savage Legion
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May 11 2020 – 08:33 AM

Nope

This isn't a genre I tend to read, so I'll be passing on this one. I gave the sample a try,...

RomeAntically Challenged
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May 11 2020 – 08:14 AM

Not for me

This sounds okay, but I'm not the target audience. I don't read many books in this genre. In...

The Sin in the Steel
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May 04 2020 – 09:13 AM

Probably not

I don't read a lot of fantasy books. The ones I do read really have to WOW me. I'm not sure that...

The Hiding Girl
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Apr 27 2020 – 10:48 AM

Not quite sure

Some things about this cause me to pause, such as the twelve-year old who is focused on revenge....

The Shadows
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Apr 20 2020 – 08:30 AM

Creepy

I enjoyed the author's last book, "The Whisper Man," so I suspect I'd enjoy this one, as well. If...

Jo & Laurie
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Apr 14 2020 – 08:02 AM

Not quite sure

This seems like a bit of a continuation of a popular story, but it's by a different author ... so...

Hollywood Park
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Apr 06 2020 – 08:23 AM

Possibly

I do read some memoirs, and I am a huge music fan. I have friends who love this band, but I don't...

The Living Dead
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Mar 30 2020 – 09:16 AM

Not for me

I know many,many people who are into The Walking Dead and similar shows/books/movies. However,...

Goddess in the Machine
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Mar 30 2020 – 09:14 AM

Not for me

While this does sound somewhat interesting, it's not for me. The world-building seems solid,...

My Eyes Are Up Here
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Mar 23 2020 – 08:10 AM

Possibly

Greer sounds like an interesting character. Her voice sounds authentic and relatable. Based...

The Half Sister
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Mar 23 2020 – 08:00 AM

Definitely!

I love psychological thrillers, and I've read this author's other books ... and I have loved...

The Kinder Poison
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Mar 16 2020 – 08:53 AM

Interesting

I really liked the first line! I don't read a lot of YA fantasy books, but I've enjoyed the...

The Kingdom of Liars
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Mar 09 2020 – 10:26 AM

Not quite sure

I don't read a lot of this genre, so I'm not quite sure how I feel about this one. The cover...

Deal with the Devil
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Mar 02 2020 – 11:24 AM

Not quite sure

Heroic librarians? That caught my eye, as did the comparison to "Avengers" and "Orphan Black."...

Members Only
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Mar 02 2020 – 11:15 AM

Meh

The topic does seem to be timely in today's society. The writing was okay, for the most part. I...

The Unwilling
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Feb 24 2020 – 07:41 AM

Meh

The cover is okay, and so was the writing, but it didn't pull me in as much as I would have...

The Nemesis Manifesto
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Feb 24 2020 – 07:38 AM

I'll pass

I've read a couple similar books, and they're just not for me. I need to be pulled into a...

Island Affair
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Feb 24 2020 – 07:36 AM

Not for me

I know that rom-com books are quite popular, but I'm not the target audience. The writing was...

Vagabonds
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Feb 17 2020 – 10:34 AM

I'm not the target audience

I don't generally read science-fiction books, and when I do, they really have to pull me in...

The Bad Boy's Forever
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Feb 10 2020 – 10:35 AM

Not for me

I'm not a fan of romance novels, so that was one strike against this book to begin with. Then, it...

The Extraordinaries
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Feb 10 2020 – 10:32 AM

Not for me

The writing seems solid, but I'm not the right audience for this book. I did find the sample a...

Great and Precious Things
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Feb 03 2020 – 11:22 AM

Meh

It was weird how the sample started on the third chapter versus the first one. That made it...

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