Plot Monster Returns!

Good Morning Monster readers! Many of you may have noticed that I haven't been posting much. Well, I have been in a bit of a reading slump and really haven't had much to post about. However, I think I am seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. I will have a few new … Continue reading Plot Monster Returns!

Review: Five Feet Apart

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Title: Five Feet Apart

Author: Rachel Lippincott with Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis

Pages: 288

Rating: ???.5

Goodreads Synopsis:

Can you love someone you can never touch?

Stella Grant likes to be in control—even though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of her life. At this point, what Stella needs to control most is keeping herself away from anyone or anything that might pass along an infection and jeopardize the possibility of a lung transplant. Six feet apart. No exceptions.

The only thing Will Newman wants to be in control of is getting out of this hospital. He couldn’t care less about his treatments, or a fancy new clinical drug trial. Soon, he’ll turn eighteen and then he’ll be able to unplug all these machines and actually go see the world, not just its hospitals.

Will’s exactly what Stella…

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CITY OF SECRETS by Victoria Thompson



This is the first book I have read in the Counterfeit Lady series. If you are expecting a story like the Gas House Mysteries you will be disappointed. This story is more like a very good novel with romance and a mystery. The book started slowly as I place the characters but it changed as I found it difficult to put down. The characters are well developed and held my attention. I am looking forward to the next book Elizabeth Miles is learning the correct behavior high in Society. She secretly engaged to Gideon Bates. She has become friends with Priscilla Knight who was recently widows of the second time. Elizabeth is dismayed when she learns Priscilla has been left penniless as her second husband used her money to play a blackmailer. With the aid of her family, a con was set up to get Priscilla's money…

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