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Book Review | What’s On the MENu

Most people admit growing up was hard- but for Nashville born Elena Sitke, puberty and sibling squabbles were have the battle. Her first ever memoir, What’s On the MENu is a stunning and in-depth look at life in a family of cannibals.…

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Book Review | The Rat King

I know what you all are thinking, The Rat King? That’s so mainstream! Don’t you usually review books that aren’t on the Cleveland Journal’s bestseller list?…

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Book Review | A Beautiful Hell

Picture this: A dark room with walls that seem to have no end and a ceiling that seems to fall too low; a smell like burning hair and musty cupboards; the distant cries of pain and suffering echoing around and around 24 hours a day, seven days a week… Welcome to Hell.  In my favorite new winter read, A Beautiful Hell, author Jamie Authorson (or should I say, the modern day Dante) brings the reader along through the most incredibly vivacious…

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Book Review: Gobble Me Up

When beautiful (but stuck up) city girl, Rachel, visits her grandmother’s farm for Thanksgiving weekend, little does she expect to meet André, the hunkiest farm-boy in America. Wooing him should have been easy with her big city ways, but André is apparently immune to her looks and she seems to only succeed at looking ridiculous in front of him. Could things get any worse? Rachel is about to give up and go home on the eve of the Thanksgiving feast……

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Book Review: House of Espionage

The year is 2040. World War III has been over for approximately seven months and all major nations are still on edge. It seems the only thing humanity can agree on… is fashion. And thus starts my new favorite book of the summer, Kasey O’Cassey’s new release The House of Espionage. It’s spy thriller meets romantic comedy meets high fashion style guide and I can honestly not get enough. Set in the not so distant future, O’Cassey introduces the reader to a…

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