Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

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Review:

Lies We Tell Ourselves is a brutally frank look at one of the most racially charged moments in the history of the United States.  Sarah Dunbar is a teenager, and she’s one of the first black students to attend a traditionally white school in the south.  Sarah is a bright girl with a promising academic future – until her parents enroll her Jefferson High School.  She faces opposition every day, and the honor student’s schedule is full of remedial classes, because the school administrators don’t want these new, unwanted students holding back the rest of the class.  The white students don’t want her there, their parents don’t want her there, and even the faculty looks the other way as she is tormented daily. 

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Guest Post and Giveaway: Ashlyn Macnamara, Author of What a Lady Demands

Please welcome Ashlyn Macnamara back to the virtual offices!

Thank you to Manga Maniac Cafe for once again having me. For today’s post, I was asked to present the top five complaints Viscount Lindenhurst’s staff has about their employer. There’s only one minor problem with that. When I asked, no one wanted to complain. Not, I hasten to add, because Viscount Lindenhurst is the model employer. It’s just…

Maybe I should let a few of his servants tell you a bit more.

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Review: The Turning Season by Sharon Shinn

 

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Review:

I’ve read and enjoyed several of Shinn’s older books, so I was curious to see if I’d still like her writing style now.  I haven’t read any of the other books in the Shifting Circle series, and I didn’t feel that I was missing anything by not reading them.  The Turning Season stood well on it’s own, though now that I’ve read it, I would like to read the other books in the series.

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Spotlight: One Kiss with a Rock Star

Rock star books are usually a lot of fun, so here’s a spotlight for One Kiss with a Rock Star.  Has anyone read the first book in the series? What did you think of it?

Title: One Kiss with a Rock Star (Half-Life #2)

Authors: Amber Lin, Shari Slade

Date of Publication: November 6th 2014

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22370801-one-kiss-with-a-rock-star

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