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Review: Virgin River by Robyn Carr

Review: Virgin River by Robyn Carr

Welcome back to Virgin River with the book that started it all‚Ķ Wanted: Midwife/nurse practitioner in Virgin River, population six hundred. Make a difference against a backdrop of towering California redwoods and crystal clear rivers. Rent-free cabin included. When the recently widowed Melinda Monroe sees this ad, she quickly decides that the remote mountain town […]

Review: Alone in the Wild by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Alone in the Wild by Kelley Armstrong

Every season in Rockton seems to bring a new challenge. At least that’s what Detective Casey Duncan has felt since she decided to call this place home. Between all the secretive residents, the sometimes-hostile settlers outside, and the surrounding wilderness, there’s always something to worry about. While on a much needed camping vacation with her […]

Review: 1,000-Year-Old Ghosts by Laura Chow Reeve

Review: 1,000-Year-Old Ghosts by Laura Chow Reeve

A grandmother teaches her family to deal with difficult memories in a unique way — by pickling them in jars. “1000–Year–Old Ghosts” appears in the new anthology Pen America Best Debut Short Stories 2017. School is back in session and I find myself struggling to manage my love for literature and my hectic schedule. ¬†Fortunately, […]