“The Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Shadow of the Wind is set in Barcelona right after WWII.  The story follows a young man who is grieving the loss of his mother while his father continues his business as an antiquarian book dealer.  After a visit to the mysterious Cemetery of Forgotten Books with his father, Daniel takes home a book by the […]

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“Death Magic” by Health

Calling all goths! The third studio album by Health is a fantastic mix of darkwave, EDM, industrial and goth-pop. If you are a fan of Nine Inch Nails, Crystal Castles, The Knife, or mid 90s to early 2000s industrial, Death Magic is right up your alley. Track 10, “L.A. Looks”, feels like it’s straight off The […]

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Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

The third installment in the Cormoran Strike mystery series by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) finds Strike’s assistant, Robin, having been delivered a severed leg at the office. Who’s leg is it? Why Robin? Does it have anything to do with Strike being an amputee?  While the police are investigating, Strike and Robin set out […]

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“Uprooted” by Naomi Novik

Agnieszka loves her valley home. She loves her quiet life in her quiet village with her family and neighbors who she’s seen every day for as long as she can remember.  But there has always been something dark hovering over this idyllic life – the corrupted Wood that has a twisted mind of its own […]

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One-Pot Paleo by Jenny Castaneda

Life is busy! We all want to eat healthy food, but after coming home from a long day at work, not everyone has the time or energy to spend an hour chopping vegetables and searing meat, only to have to wash multiple pots and pans! One-Pot Paleo is brimming with easy to make, healthy recipes […]

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