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See Me: Cliché but good read

September 17, 2018 Amber Appleby 0

Maria Sanchez is an extremely successful law­yer. She recently moved back to her hometown to escape a difficult sit­uation at her job and to be closer to her tight-knit family. In the middle of a […]

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Setting helps book not be clichéd

February 4, 2018 Amber Appleby 0

My mother was the one who convinced me to read Veronica Roth’s “Divergent” series, and I was pleasantly surprised by it. So when I saw that Roth had a new series, beginning with “Carve the […]

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Funny, awkward, sweet novel

November 13, 2017 Amber Appleby 0

Aza and Daisy are best friends. Daisy is the yin to Aza’s yang. Daisy is the extrovert that adopted introverted Aza. So when Daisy wants Aza to help her figure out what happened to billionaire […]

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Handmaid’s tale must be consumed

October 24, 2017 Amber Appleby 0

In the not-so-distant future, the world as we know it has ended. We are no longer a democracy; instead, the Republic of Gilead reigns. Within Gilead, there are Commanders, Wives, Marthas and Handmaids. Commanders help […]

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Two by Two

October 14, 2017 Amber Appleby 0

For the past few weeks, I have written about mostly scare-filled or mystery novels, and this week, I wanted a break. I wanted to read a book that was almost guaranteed to have a happy […]