Mini Reviews: Stalking Jack the Ripper & Hunting Prince Dracula

In preparation for the third book in this series, Escaping from Houdini (which is being released on September 18th!), I just finished reading both Stalking Jack the Ripper and Hunting Prince Dracula! I know I am super late to this party, but I am so glad I finally decided to show up 😉

I am also hoping to have the trilogy read before the Southern Festival of Books because Kerri Maniscalco is going to be there!! Ok, I’m done fangirling now… I figured, since I read them both so close together, that I would do two mini reviews in one post!

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8 Book Series That I Love


8 Book Series That I Love

I don’t think I’m alone in saying that it’s hard not to love a good series. There is such a great feeling of getting done with a wonderful book and knowing that you don’t have to say goodbye to these characters and this world yet, because there is another book to follow it! I know I love when people give me recommendations, so I thought I would share my 8 favorite book series with you!

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Book Review: Nowhere But Here

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Nowhere But Here by Katie McGarry ~ 496 pages ~ published 5/26/15 by Harlequin Teen


Seventeen-year-old Emily likes her life the way it is: doting parents, good friends, good school in a safe neighborhood. Sure, she’s curious about her biological father—the one who chose life in a motorcycle club, the Reign of Terror, over being a parent—but that doesn’t mean she wants to be a part of his world. But when a reluctant visit turns to an extended summer vacation among relatives she never knew she had, one thing becomes clear: nothing is what it seems. Not the club, not her secret-keeping father and not Oz, a guy with suck-me-in blue eyes who can help her understand them both.

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Book Review: Outlander

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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon ~ 850 pages ~ published 6/1/91 by Dell Publishing Company


The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an “outlander”—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of Our Lord…1743.

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