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The Internet of Things: Review of “Hacking IT” by Kimberly Dean

Title: Hacking ITAuthor: Kimberly DeanISBN: 9781386835561Publisher: Self-publishedSeries: Hackers #1Price: $3.99 (e-book) $9.99 (paperback)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2Have you ever seen the description of a book and known immediately that it was going to be awesome and upon reading it were faced with the possibility that it might actually be better than you originally thought?  For me, that book was Hacking …

Review of “New York, Actually” by Sarah Morgan

Title: New York, ActuallyAuthor: Sarah MorganISBN: 0373804105Publisher: HQN BooksSeries: From Manhattan with Love #4Price: $5.98 (Paperback) $5.99 (e-book) $19.96 (Audible)Rating: 🐶🐶🐶🐶1/2If you follow me on social media, you’ll have seen my posts about this book over the last week.  For the most part, they weren’t very positive — until about 20% into the book, I hated the hero. …

Review of “The Thing About Love” by Julie James

Title: The Thing About LoveAuthor: Julie JamesISBN: 0425273776Publisher: BerkleySeries: FBI/US Attorney Book #7Price: $10.99 (paperback) $8.99 (e-book) $15.74 (Audible Audio)Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 1/2 From The Publisher Two undercover FBI agents can hide who they are from everyone but each other in the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Suddenly One Summer.After spending six years in Los Angeles—and the …

Review of “Pretty Face” by Lucy Parker

Pretty Face is pretty fucking awesome.  There, I said it.  I first picked it up based on all the squeeing about Ms. Parker’s first book, Act Like It, which I am sad to say, I still have not read, despite said squeeing.  I don’t usually read books by authors I know are British and I’m …

Review of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany

You don’t know how excited I am to have just finished the newest book in the Harry Potter series.  I spent last night at a local Barnes and Noble with friends. I’d never been to a Midnight Madness party before and it was definitely an interesting experience — adults dressed as Harry, Snape, and Newt Scamander …

Review of “Magnate” by Joanna Shupe

The first thing that intrigued me about Joanna Shupe’s Knickerbocker Series (other than the fact that Knickerbocker is the full name of the New York basketball team) was that it took place in Gilded Age New York.  I remember reading about that time period in both my high school and college American History classes and …

Review of “The Rosie Project” by Greame Simsion

The Rosie Project was chosen as this month’s Smart Bitches’ book club pick and I tried to wait until the chat date, which still has not been announced, but I just couldn’t do it.  I loved this book.  It was as if The Big Bang Theory put Sheldon with Penny, but better because Rosie is closer to Don’s …