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Book Den Reviews: The Fifth Season

April 29, 2017

“The Fifth Season” by N. K. Jemisin enticed me from the moment I read the first page. A stunning example of in media res, the main character’s husband has just murdered her son and fled with their...

Book Den Reviews: Words in Deep Blue

Book Den Reviews: Words in Deep Blue
April 26, 2017

Finally, a book for book lovers, about book lovers, written by a book lover. The perfect novel to sit back and relax on a Sunday evening, Cath Crowley offers a fresh new voice in her newest novel “Words...

Book Den Reviews: World War Z

Book Den Reviews: World War Z
April 25, 2017

This book featured an extremely interesting setup that did not even receive passive acknowledgement in the movie. The story of World War Z, or the zombie war, unfolds through interviews with people who...

Book Den Reviews: Bang

Book Den Reviews: Bang
April 17, 2017

A heart-pounding, heart-wrenching novel, Barry Lyga put together a story of how people react to the worst kinds of tragedy in his novel “Bang.” At the age of four, Sebastian Cody did something unforgivable....

Book Den Reviews: “The Possible”

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March 15, 2017

“The Possible” sets a new standard for mystery and suspense novels. Even though it had some flaws, the book will stay with me for quite some time. Had it not been for the Cypress Creek Book Club’s...

Book Den Reviews: “Things I Should Have Known”

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March 10, 2017

The complex storyline and multiple love triangles in “Things I Should Have Known” not only made the book unputdownable, it made the plot more enticing and gave the characters more depth. “Things...

Book Den Reviews: “Tuesdays with Morrie”

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March 2, 2017

A heart wrenching and eye-opening novel, “Tuesdays With Morrie” introduced a whole new world of thought to my life, and made me fall in love with the most unexpected of characters. Mitch Albom,...

Book Den Reviews: “The Alchemist”

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February 28, 2017

I did not know how to feel when I first picked up “The Alchemist” and had made it through over half the book when I finally set it down. Something about Coelho’s writing made the book easy to read,...

Book Den Reviews: “Where’d You Go Bernadette”

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January 27, 2017

Where’d You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple   With an ever-changing plot and engaging storyline, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” deserves a spot on everyone’s bookshelf. “Where’d...

Book Den reviews: “Placebo Junkies”

December 22, 2016

I do not know what I actually expected from a book titled “Placebo Junkies,” maybe a depressing story about the dangerous risks of addiction, or a story of people fighting their way out of the system...

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