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    The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows (Review)

    I decided to read this book because I loved The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society co-written by Annie Barrows, and I hoped that The Truth According to Us would give me at least half of the enjoyment of the former. Read on to find out whether that was the case. We have the twenty-something Layla Beck, the spoiled daughter of a US State Senator. We have twelve-year-old Willa Romeyn who lives in Virginia with her unmarried aunt Jottie, her younger sister, and their father Felix who travels a lot for work. It is the summer of 1939 and the…

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    The Mermaid – Christina Henry (Review)

    [I received a copy of this from Berkley Books (Penguin Random House) in exchange for an honest review.] I read Lost Boy by Christina Henry two months ago and, honestly, it found me at the right time. I’d been disappointed by a few Peter Pan retellings as well as in need of some magic, however dark and broody. I also immediately put library holds on her Alice duology which I’m excited to get to soon. Then, later in the summer, I found out that she had a new book out. Initially, I was under the impression that it was a…

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