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    The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson [Review]

    If you’d like to read the summary for The Year of The Witching before reading my review, please visit the Goodreads page. What. The Heck. Do you know when a book just leaves you in such a state that you don’t know what to do with your life? Well, I had a similar feeling when I finished The Year of The Witching. As soon as I finished this book, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to cry, rejoice, down a bottle of wine… Honestly, I was a mess. This book kept me up all night as I couldn’t stop reading, I had to know what happened to Imanuelle, her family…

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    The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

    SUMMARY Get swept inside a dark and heart-wrenching world on this journey with Nuri and Afra. Before the war broke out in Aleppo, Syria, Nuri ran a successful Beekeeping business with his cousin Mustafa. As the war broke out, their homes, families, and businesses were destroyed, and fleeing their beloved country was the only chance they had at survival. After a tragic incident, Afra becomes blind and she can no longer see the horrors of the world around her, and Nuri has to protect her at all costs. But when the pain of loss and tragedy drags Nuri to the darkest places in his mind, they must fight to stay…

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    Beneath The Same Heaven by Anne Marie Ruff (Review)

    **DISCLAIMER: This book was sent to me in exchange for an honest review by Open Book Publishers.** Summary A romance laced with tragedy from the beginning. American woman, Kathryn, and Pakistani-born Muslim man, Rashid, fall in love whilst working in Dubai and get married. With the blessing of both families, they move to the US to start their new life together. Several years into their marriage, Rashid’s father is killed in a US drone attack. The couple’s cultural differences become too enormous to ignore when Rashid ultimately has to decide between his US family, and his family in Pakistan. Kathryn and Rashid’s differing views on justice and revenge will decide…

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    The Swan Keeper by Milana Marsenich

    **DISCLAIMER: This book was sent to me by Open Book Publishers in exchange for an honest review.** SUMMARY Since she was a child, Lillian Connelley has been raised to love trumpeter swans and she is determined to protect them at all costs from a vicious hunter who is killing them. As a birthday wish come true, Lilly’s family take her to visit Cattail Marsh on her 11th birthday to see the newly hatched cygnets. Tragic events unfold when the murderous hunter, Dean Drake, shows up and shoots the swans and Lilly’s parents – killing the swans, her father, and injuring her mother. She watched as Drake shot them all and…

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    Here to Stay by Mark Edwards

    Summary After a whirlwind two-month romance results in marriage, Gemma asks Elliot if her parents can stay with them for a couple of weeks. Wanting to impress his in-laws, Elliot obliges and invites them to stay in his home. The Robinsons arrive with Gemma’s younger sister, Chloe, who seems to be mute and won’t leave her room. Elliot begins to feel like something isn’t quite right. When the in-laws outstay their welcome and destroy Elliot’s beautifully restored Victorian home, he becomes desperate to get rid of them. But to do so, he must uncover the family’s darkest secrets and risk losing everything. How far will he go to save his…