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Terri Parsons
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Review: BeSwitched by Molly Slow
Cathy is a very shy girl who is being bullied by the popular Tiffany.  Surla is a cat - the familiar of a nasty witch for hundreds of years.  She and Cathy switch bodies and Surla uses her confidence to help Cathy make friends and with boys at school.  They...

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Review: All The Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
Nic returns home after ten years to take care of her father's house. Another woman is missing, just like ten years ago when her friend Corrine disappeared. The story is told backwards - counting down to the new disappearance. I tried to like the book, but b...

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Movie Review: Beware the Slenderman
I became aware of this attempted murder case when People Magazine ran an article on it.    Two friends:   Morgan Geyser and  Anissa Weier  become obsessed with the character which is an internet meme: Slender_Man The idea was to photoshop images of the tall...

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Guest Blogger - Alice Duncan
The Joys of
History 1924
is the first year in which Daisy Gumm Majesty will be eligible to vote in the
United States of America. Women were granted the vote in 1920, but Daisy wasn’t
twenty-one and, therefore, was unable to vote in that election. Now you on...

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Reviw: Super Volcano: The Ticking Time Bomb Beneath Yellowstone National Park by Greg Breining
I never knew until recently that Yellowstone was such a large volcano.  This book discusses what scientists have learned about past super eruptions there have been and the devastation that occurred as well as how it compares against other volcanic eruptions...

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Review: True Crime : Virginia by John F. Jebb
I really liked this book.  It had a variety of cases from Virginia's history.  Some I had never heard of - like the colonial case of Nancy Randolph.  One I had actually been inspired to write a fake poison pen letter for a history assignment on in high scho...

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Review: What Angels Fear by CS Harris
Sebastian St. Cyr is back from the Napoleonic wars and has resumed his life as Viscount Devlin.  A woman is found brutally murdered and he is accused.  He goes on the run determined to solve the vicious crime himself.  More violence follows and he gets a he...

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Guest Blogger - Alice Duncan
Happy New Year
(1925) Don’t
know about any of you, but I’m kind of glad to see 2016 come to an end. Mind
you, for me personally, 2016 was better than 2015, mainly because I was sick
almost the entire year of 2015. In 2016, I had my left hip replaced, but th...

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Review - Yellow as Legal Pads by Fran Stewart
Biscuit and Bob are on their honeymoon when Bob tries to help someone dying with resuscitation efforts that leave him poisoned and in ICU. The story time hops a lot and introduces a lot of characters and isn't really your typical amateur sleuth asking quest...

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Review: The Insanity of Murder by Felicity Young
Dody McCleland is a coroner working under the famous Dr. Spilsbury.  After a bombing by suffragettes, Dody's sister is accused and an investigation ensues.  A woman is found dead by apparent suicide, only she suspects it could be much more sinister.  Her si...
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