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The Dormant Bilingual

This is kind of a touchy subject for me, but I’m going to go through with it anyway because I need to get it out there.  It needs to be said.

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The Girl on the Train

Every day the same Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night.  Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at a signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck.  She looks forward to it.  She’s even started to feel like she knows them.  Jess and Jason, she calls them.  Their life – as she sees it – is perfect.  Not unlike the life she recently lost.

And then she sees something shocking.  It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough.  Now everything’s changed.  Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police.  But is she really as unreliable as they say?  Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation, but in the lives of everyone involved.  Has she done more harm than good?

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The Importance of Alice Cullen

 

I never thought The Twilight Saga would be relevant to me again.  I was content with my indifference; I even wrote a post about it.

I’d always loved Alice for her spunk and immediate acceptance of Bella.  And of course, she can see the future.  How cool is that?

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On Rachel Platten: Part II

Oh, I think that I found myself a cheerleader, she is always right there when I need her.

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The Last Star

In the sequel to The Infinite Sea and the final book of The 5th Wave trilogy, Cassie, Evan, and the others come up with a plan that could end the alien invasion once and for all.  But there are a million ways it could go wrong.

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The Infinite Sea

In this sequel to The 5th Wave, Cassie Sullivan and Evan Walker team up with the soldiers from Camp Haven to try and stop the alien invasion – if the aliens were on Earth at all.

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The 5th Wave

In the middle of an alien apocalypse, Cassie fights to rescue her brother, who was kidnapped by the aliens – the Others.  However, in order to save Sammy, she finds herself allied with a boy who might be the enemy.

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4th of July

In a late-night showdown after a near-fatal car chase, San Francisco police lieutenant Lindsay Boxer has to make an instantaneous decision:  in self-defense, she fires her weapon – and sets off a chain of events that leaves a police force disgraced, an entire city divided, and a family destroyed.  Now everything she’s worked her entire life for hinges on the decision of twelve jurors.

To escape scrutiny during breaks from her trial, Lindsay retreats to the picturesque town of Half Moon Bay.  But soon after her arrival, a string of grisly murders punches through the peaceful community.  There are no witnesses and there is no discernible pattern.  But a key detail recalls a case Lindsay worked on as a rookie years before – an unsolved murder that has haunted her ever since.  As summer comes into full swing, Lindsay and her friends in the Women’s Murder Club battle for her life on two fronts:  before a judge and jury as her trial comes to a climax, and facing unknown adversaries  who will do anything to keep her from the truth about the killings – including killing again.