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Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea
Steven Callahan
Subhuman (A Unit 51 Novel)
Michael McBride
Despite Lupus: How to Live Well with a Chronic Illness (1)
Sara Gorman
A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie
Kathryn Harkup
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"To defeat the darkness, she must first embrace it."

Her Dark Curiosity - Megan Shepherd

Her Dark Curiosity is book two in The Madman's Daughter series about Dr. Moreau's daughter, Juliet. Where the first book was based loosely on H.G. Wells book, The Island of Dr. Moreau, this one is inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. I enjoyed this retelling just as much, if not more, then the first. Shepherd does a great job of creating her own unique twists on the old stories and then she very creatively ties them all together. She weaved Frankenstein's heirs into the end of this one so I have a feeling he will be the star of the next book. I can't wait to see how it plays out. I think anyone who enjoys retellings would like this series because they are nicely done.