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Jasper’s Cafe on the Boulevard
by Tracey Fagan Danzey
Genre: Women’s Fiction/Romance/Family Life/Multicultural
99¢ at time of posting!
Although the world hasn’t carved out a proper identity for Torie Lynn Harper, she is about to present one that will keep them all talking. Torie is an elite cultural “mutt” and social hybrid raised in an affluent suburban community in Connecticut. Following a move to the nearby city, she would learn that being Black, educated and gorgeous would prove insufficient to being heralded into this urban community that doesn’t embrace her.
While she would find many that may look like her, undoubtedly, none that speak or share like mannerisms. Desperate to fit in, Torie quickly becomes a member of a grassroots movement determined to thwart the closing of the iconic “Jasper’s Café” on the boulevard.
Torie would soon become the envy of many and enemy to one following a swift climb…
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Ember Hollow takes Halloween to a whole other level! Parades, music, and this year something even more sinister.
The premise of this book was good. The execution was not. I spent most of the book filling in missing words and trying to decide who was speaking. I almost gave up half-way in because it was more work than pleasure.
I would have liked more background on the characters. Unfortunately this was more of a guess what the next word could/should be.
- An update on this. Most of the errors have been fixed in the second download, but the plot just needed more. There still wasn’t enough backstory before we are thrown into bedlam.
Netgalley/ September 4th 2018 by Lyrical Underground
Game Review: Arkham Horror: The Card Game
Arkham, Massachusetts: an idyllic New England town complete with mysterious disappearances, mangled bodies, and a suffocating sense of doom that lingers over every home. Strange things have always happened here, but it seems something more malevolent is at work this time. Something that wants to come through…
Arkham Horror: The Card Game hails from the same game universe as Arkham Horror, Elder Sign (previously reviewed for HorrorAddicts.net), and Eldritch Horror. It uses a familiar play style, following a Lovecraftian storyline with the addition of obstacles and monsters drawn at random. Players embody characters who have health and sanity, things they risk in order to investigate and defeat the evil lurking just on the other side of our reality.
Arkham Horror: The Card Game is a narrative game for 1-2 players (expansions allow up to 4 players) and takes 1-2…
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Today’s word of the day is Unexpected
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