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    BOOK REVIEW : JANE EYRE BY CHARLOTTE BRONTE, MANGA CLASSICS BY CRYSTAL.S.CHAN

    TITLE : Manga Classics : Jane Eyre AUTHOR : Charlotte Bronte AUTHOR & STORY ADAPTATION : Crystal S Chan ART : SunNeko Lee GENRE : Manga/Graphic Novel/Sequential Art, Classics, Historical Fiction , Romance FBRC RATING : 4.5 Stars BLURB: As an orphaned child, Jane Eyre is first cruelly abused by her aunt, then cast out and sent to a charity school. Though she meets with further abuse, she receives an education, and eventually takes a job as a governess at the estate of Edward Rochester. Jane and Rochester begin to bond, but his dark moods trouble her. When Jane uncovers the terrible secret Rochester has been hiding, she flees and…

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    BOOK REVIEW : SEVEN LETTERS BY J.P.MONNINGER

    A Blasket Islander lived on top of the sea, beside the sea, inside the sea. I felt its overwhelming presence before I had walked a quarter mile. – SEVEN LETTERS (J.P.MONNINGER) TITLE : Seven Letters AUTHOR : J.P.Monninger GENRE : Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Romance FBRC RATING : 4 stars BLURB: J. P. Monninger, author of the international bestseller The Map That Leads to You, the novel Nicholas Sparks called “romantic and unforgettable”, tells a poignant love story of the ways the world divides two souls—and the way that love brings them together. Kate Moreton is in Ireland on sabbatical from her teaching position at Dartmouth College when she meets Ozzie…

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    BOOK REVIEW : WICKED FOX BY KAT CHO

    “Maybe it’s wrong for us to hold any one person as our whole world. Maybe…” Jihoon trailed off with an odd expression. “Maybe it’s wrong of us to owe all of our happiness or sadness to one person. – KAT CHO (WICKED FOX) TITLE : Wicked fox AUTHOR : Kat Cho GENRE : YA, Fantasy, Mythology, Romance FBRC RATING : 4 stars BLURB: A fresh and addictive fantasy-romance set in modern-day Seoul. Eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret–she’s a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour the energy of men in order to survive. Because so few believe in the old tales anymore, and with so many evil men no…

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    BOOK REVIEW : WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING BY DELIA OWENS

    Why should the injured, the still bleeding, bear the onus of forgiveness? – Catherine Danielle Clark (Delia owens) TITLE : Where the crawdads sing AUTHOR : Delia Owens GENRE : Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance FBRC RATING : 5 stars BLURB: For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons…