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The Warrior Maiden

The Warrior Maiden

On 3/10 That Book Gal wrote: This book has quite a few good parts, but some parts that really let me down. There are aspects of the book that really, truly shine. Melanie Dickerson is an expert at romance and fantasy, and that really shows. I’m going to start with what really let me down in the story, then we’ll get to the stuff ... Book Review: the Warrior Maide

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4 Stars

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Who I Am with You

Who I Am with You

On 1/9 That Book Gal wrote: This book is hard to review because I took so dang long to finish it. I do this weird thing where I get to almost the end of a book and then I don’t finish it for the longest time because I want to review it. It’s stupid. Anyway, I got to almost the end of this book right before Christmas but I put ... Book Review: Who I Am With You

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4 Stars

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Freedom's Light

Freedom's Light

On 10/27 That Book Gal wrote: Hannah Smith became keeper of the lighthouse on the rocky Massachusetts coast when her husband left to fight with the Continental Army against the loyalists, who are fighting for Britain. Her troubles are many, mostly not of her own doing but the consequences of others - in particular her wild sister ... Book Review: Freedom's Light

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4 Stars

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Fawkes

Fawkes

On 7/26 That Book Gal wrote: This book is a slow build. It’s by no means boring, nor does that mean it nothing happens. There’s something important happening on every page, but the amazing thing is that everything that happens is slowly building up to the end of the story. So when the end does come, it comes crashing down on ... Book Review: Fawkes

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5 Stars

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The Orphan's Wish

The Orphan's Wish

On 6/16 That Book Gal wrote: There’s a lot to unpack here. This book is just everything. EVERYTHING I WANT IN A STORY AND MORE. First; y’all, this ain’t a drill. WE HAVE CHILDHOOD BEST FRIENDS TO SWEETHEARTS BE STILL MY HEART. I don’t know if I’ve ever flailed about this but I FREAKING LOVE CHILDHOOD BEST FRIENDS TURNED ... Book Review: the Orphan's Wish

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4 Stars

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The Love Letter

The Love Letter

On 6/6 That Book Gal wrote: There’s so much packed into this story, meaning and romance, yet it doesn’t feel dense or rushed at all. I flew through it in 2 hours, and every time I got up to do something else I found myself drawn back to the book, unable to function doing anything else. I loved the inclusion of the revolutionary ... Book Review: the Love Letter

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4 Stars

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The Heart Between Us

The Heart Between Us

On 3/29 That Book Gal wrote: This book is everything I wanted from it and more. It’s so, so beautiful. It’s a super hard book to review, because at this moment I can’t even think of words to describe it. From the beginning I could tell it was written expertly, and even though it wasn’t action-packed it drew me in right away ... Book Review: The Heart Between Us

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5 Stars

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You're Gonna Love Me

You're Gonna Love Me

On 12/16 That Book Gal wrote: One of the reason I read YA is because my old stomping ground, Christian romance fiction, had become to feel repetitive and repeated. Every new story I read felt like the last. I think I’ve just read too many Christian romance fiction novels lately, because I am beginning to feel that way again. I ... Mini Book Review: You're Gonna Love Me

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3 Stars

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Portrait of Vengeance

Portrait of Vengeance

On 10/17 That Book Gal wrote: An unsolved case. A tempest of memories. The future’s at stake—and time is running out . . . Gwen Marcey has done a good job keeping the pain of her past boxed up. But as she investigates the case of a missing child in Lapwai, Idaho, details keep surfacing that are eerily similar to her childhood ... Portrait of Vengeance

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4 Stars

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Unraveling

Unraveling

On 7/2 That Book Gal wrote: With the continuation of book one, Unblemished, Unraveling will draw you deeper in to the faerie tale. You will be immersed in to the legend of the Verity and the Void. You will be tossed around, like a ship on the sea, by the emotions and heartache, and you will be left wondering if light will truly ... Book Review: Unraveling

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3 Stars

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The Writing Desk

The Writing Desk

On 6/25 That Book Gal wrote: This book was a delicious exploration of morals, disconnected family, and broken relationships. I loved every second and cried my way through a good chunk of it. It’s always such a blessing to see the struggles of writers in every age represented in books. To sum it up, this book was amazing, I felt ... Book Review: the Writing Desk

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4 Stars

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The Evaporation of Sofi Snow

The Evaporation of Sofi Snow

On 6/22 That Book Gal wrote: This book and I had a strange relationship. And while I have nothing against it p, I am going to give my honest opinion. While I really did enjoy the last half of the plot, for the first 60% of this I kept forgetting important things, having to go and look back, and honestly for the most part I felt ... Book Review: the Evaporation of Sofi Snow

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3 Stars

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You'll Think of Me

You'll Think of Me

On 4/11 That Book Gal wrote: Robin Lee Hatcher has been a "go-to" author for me for a LOT of years. (We won't mention how many...) She never, ever disappoints. You'll Think of Me is the latest example of this. Anytime a book sucks me in and keeps me reading - barely stopping for sleep - it has to be pretty exceptional. I started ... A win

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5 Stars

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For Love and Honor

For Love and Honor

On 3/20 That Book Gal wrote: It’s been such an honor and a blessing to get to see how Jody Hedlund mature as a writer and a storyteller as she wrote and published this series. With each progressing book, I have enjoyed the plot and characters more fully and this book is no exception. The plot in this book is fun and full of twists, ... witches! chivalry! romance!

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5 Stars

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The Illusionist's Apprentice

The Illusionist's Apprentice

On 3/16 That Book Gal wrote: It's very clear in the writing and romance and plot that Kristy Cambron knew exactly what she was doing while writing this. The world built around this story is vibrant and feels so real. I haven't read a lot of stories about Houdini, but I've wanted too for a long time. I also liked how there was always ... Not Everything is What it Seems

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4 Stars

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Because You're Mine

Because You're Mine

On 2/26 That Book Gal wrote: This book starts out with a bang and while slow in parts, was a pretty explosive ride. It had some plot twists I totally saw coming, but I’m weird and with some books I like it that way. I like, for lack of a better phrase, being absolutely and totally right. Not all the time, but sometimes it’s ... MURDER, BANSHEES, AND A DARK MANOR

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4 Stars

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The Silent Songbird

The Silent Songbird

On 1/19 That Book Gal wrote: Meet Evangeline. She has the most beautiful singing voice and is privileged to be a ward and cousin of the great King Richard II, so she gets to live at Berkhamsted Castle. She would completely be satisfied with her comfortable life, right? Unfortunately, due to her royal blood (even if she was illegitimate) ... The Silent Songbird by Melanie Dickerson

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4 Stars

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A Portrait of Emily Price

A Portrait of Emily Price

On 12/7 That Book Gal wrote: Emily tries to fix everything she touches. Once she meets and instantly feels in love with handsome Italian Ben, she tried to help him fix everything including his family. I love Katherine Reay books and A Portrait of Emily Price is no exception. I couldn’t put this book down. There were mysteries ... A Portrait of Emily Price

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5 Stars

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