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Forget You Know Me by Jessica Strawser #Review @StMartinsPress

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Lifelong friends Liza and Molly have grown distant since Liza moved to Chicago. One night, when Molly’s husband Daniel is away on business, they have a video chat in a bid to reconnect. After an awkward start, the conversation is flowing easily when Molly has to go check on one of her children. Liza is horrified when she sees a masked man enter her friend’s house, and panics when the screen goes dark. She calls the police, and then—unable to get Molly to answer her phone—Liza jumps in her car and drives all night to make sure she is okay, only to be turned away by an angry Molly. Confused, hurt, and angry, Liza returns home only to find more heartbreak waiting for her as she tries to figure out what happened that fateful night.

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The Au Pair by Emma Rous #Review @EJRous @BerkleyPub

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After the death of her father, Seraphine Mayes is going through his belongings when she comes across a photo taken on the day that she and her twin brother, Danny, were born. The photo shows their older brother, father, and mother, who is holding one baby in her arms and looks happy…. which is odd, because their mother committed suicide the day they were born. And why is there only one baby in the photograph? Which twin is in the photo, and where is the other one? Unable to get answers from her grandmother, Vera, Seraphine is determined to track down the only other person who was there that day—the au pair who disappeared after her mother’s tragic death.

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Iron Garland by Jeff Wheeler #Review @muirwoodwheeler

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Jeff Wheeler draws readers back into the magical world of Muirwood in the latest installment of the Harbinger series.  Three years have passed, and the war with Kingfountain continues. Sera remains in isolated exile, yearning to be free and able to take her rightful place as Empress. Cettie fills her time as Keeper of Fog Willows, as well as making important (and secret) contributions to the war effort. Meanwhile, long kept secrets are at risk of being revealed, and a new threat lurks in the horizon.

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Margaret Tudor: The Life of Henry VIII’s Sister by Melanie Clegg #Review @MmeGuillotine @penswordbooks

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Little is widely known about Margaret Tudor, unless it was directly tied to her brother, Henry VIII. However, this biography proves that Margaret’s life was every bit as fascinating and dramatic as the life of her younger brother.

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Music Monday

Music Monday: “Going Under” by Evanescence

Music Monday is a meme that was created by Drew @The Tattooed Book Geek. All you have to do is pick a favorite song or video and share it on Mondays.

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