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When Legends Rise - by Daphne Self

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     My Review I had the pleasure of reading "When Legends Rise" by the talented author Daphne Self, and I must say, it was an incredibly intriguing book. The story follows the journey of Juliet 7-A, who was once the most elite assassin for the Global Federated Territories. He was genetically altered, designed to kill, and trained to eradicate until he became more. However, after an unexpected ambush, he was deemed beyond salvaging and was scheduled for decommission. In order to survive, Juliet must take on a new identity and search for his only friend who defected and deserted him. He soon learns that the same people he once hunted are now the ones who will save him, but it comes at a price that demands much of him. The book is packed with action, suspense, and a thrilling plot that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. The writing style is incredible, and the characters are emotionally attaching, making it easy for readers to get lost in the story. I

Labor of Love - by Maguerite Martin Gray

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   My Review Labor of Love, a captivating audiobook by Marguerite Martin Gray, tells the story of Ana Geovani, who has spent eight years as a companion to her cousins in the Medici household. Despite her long-standing service, Ana still grapples with questions about her role and place in the household. Her fears escalate as her cousin's marriage approaches, and a marriage is arranged for Ana without her consent, leaving her feeling helpless and disheartened. Even the beauty of the palace gardens, which she holds dear, fails to lift her spirits. Meanwhile, Marco Rossi, the newest under-gardener at the palace, has always dreamed of mastering the art of gardening and learning from the best architects and gardeners. However, his peace of mind is threatened by a secret mission that could jeopardize his position and even his love for Ana. Despite his faith in God and his belief in a bigger plan, the potential consequences of challenging a Medici member weigh heavily on him. As the desire

No Matter What - by Jennifer Carr

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  My Review In the book "No Matter What" by Jennifer Carr, the protagonist Jess Hayley possesses a rare ability to understand people's emotions and thoughts through their body language and micro-expressions. One day, she meets Bryan Carsen, a member of the U.S. Army Cyber Force, and her life is changed forever. As Bryan gets involved in a covert investigation, Jess experiences the consequences of his actions, which are further complicated by the arrival of a mysterious box of evidence that puts her loved ones in danger. Suddenly, she finds herself in a perilous web of intrigue, where trust becomes elusive, and she has to question the loyalty of those closest to her. As Jess confronts the unsettling possibility that someone she trusted deeply has been keeping secrets from her, she must summon the strength to open her heart and trust again. Her journey is marked by twists and turns, self-discovery, resilience, and the intricate interplay between perception and reality, show

Offsides - by Lori Z. Scott

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   My Review "Offsides" by Lori Z. Scott is a captivating novel that follows Danielle Stephens during her senior year. As she navigates her final season of soccer, a strained friendship, and a new crush, Danielle unexpectedly stumbles upon a human trafficking ring in her town. Troubled by the older man's suspicious behavior towards her young neighbor, Danielle becomes determined to protect the girl from harm. However, she soon realizes that the situation is much more dangerous than she initially thought, and if she isn't careful, she could become the next victim. This book offers an emotional and heartfelt narrative that will resonate with readers. It delves into important themes such as friendship, bravery, and standing up against injustice. "Offsides" delivers an engaging storyline filled with suspense and surprises that will keep you hooked until the very end. We would like to express our gratitude to Celebrate Lit for hosting this wonderful book and brin

Water's Break - by Sophia L. Hansen

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   My Review I recently had the pleasure of reading "Water's Break" by Sophia L. Hansen, and I must say that it was a truly captivating book! The story revolves around Nica, a young Olomi woman who is determined to avoid the traditional rituals of her sister's bonding ceremony. However, she could never have anticipated the momentous events that would follow. As the heavens opened up and rained fire and stone on her planet, Nica watched in horror as the very waters that covered her planet broke apart. Mountains erupted from the sea, and dry ground was born on the Deep, a place that had always been a sanctuary for the Olomi people. The disaster left Nica's family shattered, and she knew that she needed to find her sister, regardless of the danger. However, things quickly take a turn for the worse when Nica is abducted by strange landwalkers who possess incredible strength and technology. She soon realizes that the disaster was not a natural occurrence, but a calcula