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    The Man on the Roof by Michael Stephenson – Book Review

    Disclaimer: I received this book in exchange for an honest review. Quick warning: this book has some sexual content as well as some graphic violence. It’s not 50-shades explicit, but there are a few fetish scenes that can be a bit uncomfortable. A utopian type novel, mixed with a thriller-mystery theme, I did enjoy the story. The story takes place in a small town, on a small cul-de-sac in Suburbia land. A teenage boy has been murdered and everyone on the block is a suspect. As two cops try and figure out the murderer, they start to discover everyone on the block has their own secrets and alibis. The only…

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    Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now

    Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now is perched on my bookshelf, the passionate red cover sitting on top of The Book of Dust and Octavia's Brood like a victor at the top of Mount Everest. Written by debut author Dana L Davis, Tiffany Sly is only the second Contemporary YA novel I've ever read, and - if I'm being honest - the first YA book I've read where the protagonist is a black female teen. From beginning to end, I couldn't put Tiffany down -- or out of my mind, for that matter. And...I'm still struggling to sort out my thoughts about this book.

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