REVIEW: The Invasion of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #2) by Erika Johansen

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By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ HarperJune 9, 2015Fantasy, New Adult With each passing day, Kelsea Glynn is growing into her new responsibilities as Queen of the Tearling. By stopping the shipments of slaves to the neighboring kingdom of Mortmesne, she crossed the Red…

REVIEW: Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

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By Heather A. 2 out of 5 stars   ★★☆☆☆ HarperJuly 14, 2015Literary Fiction From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit…

The Backlist: Olalla by Robert Louis Stevenson

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4 out of 5 stars     ★★★★☆ Publisher: Penguin ClassicsDate: February 26, 2015 (originally published in 1885)Genre: Short Story, Gothic, Classics, Fantasy Stevenson’s chilling Victorian gothic novella about decaying aristocracy, vampirism and tormented love. Set in the remote mountains of Spain. I am so excited for these…