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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Like You Know by Kaydence Snow

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There are exactly three people in this whole world who know my secrets, my vulnerabilities, my pain. But then Jet Collins walks into my life and turns everything upside down.

Suddenly, I find myself keeping things from those closest to me. Even more shockingly, I’m sharing those very same secrets with someone I hardly know.

Jet’s charming and confident and everyone at school immediately wants to be his friend, but I’m the one person he can’t seem to stay away from. It’s irritating that I actually want to confide in him.

Yet every time I let myself get a little closer, he pulls away.

Boy trouble is the last thing I need. With a dangerous cult in town, my friends and I have already been in serious danger too many times to count, and things seem to be escalating again.

As the threat of BestLyf looms closer and my friends and I find ourselves in danger yet again, I can’t help wondering if Jet is dangerous too. Or is he just dangerous to my heart?

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars

Like You Know is the 4th and final installment in the Devilbend Dynasty series. It could be a standalone, but I think for context and best enjoyment as far as the mystery of the BestLyf organization that runs throughout the series, it is better to start from Book 1. Especially since the mastermind behind BestLyf gets their comeuppance in Like You Know.

It wasn’t my favorite of the bunch, but I did enjoy Jet and Amaya’s story. Sometimes, I thought Amaya was a spoiled brat, but she grew on me and my feelings changed as her vulnerabilities came through. I figured out the plot twist early on in the book, but I still enjoyed the push and pull, slow burn that developed between Amaya and Jet. He totally balanced her out.

However, the ending was a bit rushed, and I thought that the criminal aspect of the cult was tied up too swiftly and neatly. Still, an enjoyable story.

I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: If This Is Love by Jewel E. Ann

If This Is Love by Jewel E. Ann is now live! 

He’s mine … don’t ever forget that. 

Milo lives in the barn, a cowboy through and through. 
I live in a castle, but I’m not a princess. 

When the only person who loves me dies, Milo’s there. 
As I get older, I no longer look at Milo like a big brother. I look at him like the man God made just for me. 

With the first glimpse of freedom from my pathetic excuse for a father, I imagine a future with Milo. I dream of the day when we won’t have to hide our feelings. 

But Milo has a secret. He is not free.
The man I love is marrying the woman I hate. 

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars

So much angst! If you are looking for an emotional, angsty romance between two characters that are meant to be together but are kept apart by circumstances beyond their control, then look no further than If This Is Love!

Indie and Milo’s story was tragic and full of so many twists and turns. I cried for these two, because life (well, one particular puppet master controlling this lives!) was just working against them constantly. Indie’s family is just plain cruel to her over and over again, and Milo is her saving grace every time. And she is his as well, because while he is living his life in a figurative prison and she is the only thing that keeps them going.

I read this book in a day; I could not get enough of these two. Even when he is married to her cousin, Jolene; it’s Indie that his heart beats for. That said… I felt the ending was rushed. I loved where it ultimately ended up, but the last two chapters just lost that *wow* that the rest of this book had. I wanted to see things unfold on the page that the reader instead was told happened, and that felt like a bit of a let down after how invested I was in Indie and Milo clawing their way to be together. That won’t stop me from rereading this book, but that was the difference in this being a 5-star read for me.

All. the. Angst!

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Meet  Jewel E. Ann

Jewel is a Wall Street Journal & USA Today bestselling author with a quirky sense of humor. When she’s not saving the planet one tree at a time, you can find her role modeling questionable behavior to her three boys, binge-watching Netflix with her husband, and writing mind-bending romance. 

 

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Break the Ice by L.A. Cotton

Release Date: March 28

From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author L A Cotton comes a brother’s best friend sports romance. Lakeshore U, where hockey is religion, and the players are gods. Are you ready to fall in love with a Laker?

 

When Aurora Hart moves in with her brother and his two teammates, it’s only supposed to be a temporary fix.
 
Enter Noah Holden. 
 
Cocky. Heartbreaker. With enough game to have every girl on campus falling at his feet.
 
When Noah’s best friend asks him to look out for his sister, he doesn’t expect to find her so resistant to his charm.
 
Or find himself so interested in his new housemate.
 
He’s Lakeshore U’s biggest player. 
She’s quirky, shy, and one hundred percent not his type. 
 
Can Noah help Rory let go of the insecurities holding her back from embracing life?
 
Or will he be unable to break the ice around her heart? 

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 5 Stars

Aurora is a self-conscious girl with a lot of secrets. Noah is a cocky college hockey superstar. When she first moves into the house he shares with her brother, it seems as if Rory and Noah have nothing in common, but they turn out to be exactly what the other needs.

I really enjoyed this story. Especially since Aurora didn’t want to give Noah the time of day at first and he was the one who fell first. Although they got off on the wrong foot, a genuine friendship formed between these two broken characters as they realized they shared the common bond of a traumatic childhood. They were both really good at hiding their pain and putting on a facade to the rest of the world, but found that they didn’t have to when they were around each other, and I appreciated how that genuine connection was explored by the characters — and how the reader got to go along for the ride.

Ah, but when the going gets to be too good, Noah freaks out. Especially after a chat with Rory’s brother, Austin. They were so good together, and so miserable apart — and the reunion was delicious.

I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.

Meet L.A. Cotton

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of over forty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Never Saw You Coming by S.L. Scott

NEVER SAW YOU COMING by S.L. SCOTT

Release Date: March 13th

Tropes: Grumpy Sunshine / Second Chance / Billionaire Romance / Forced Proximity / Angsty / Emotional

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Loch

I wish I could say it was love at first sight. But I can’t.

Snarky.

Impatient.

Demanding.

Everything about the woman standing next to me was complicated, from her designer clothes to her coffee order. I don’t do complicated unless it comes with a good time. And then it’s only for a night or two, max.

I was more than happy to leave the coffee shop, and her, behind, but neither of us saw what was coming . . .

Tuesday

I wish I could say I remember him. But I can’t.

Patient.

Generous.

Handsome.

The same stranger who saved me steps in again when I have nowhere to go and no memory of who I am. He’s broody and rigid, but I see a different side of this gorgeous man and start to realize I’m not the only one who needs saving.

Falling for him wasn’t in my plans, but as I search for answers to my past, I realize that I don’t worry about getting my memory back. My fear is losing my life twice.

Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars

Loch and Tuesday’s story was a doozy! Their first meeting was… well, not so great. She was rude, mean, and entitled. But Tuesday’s life literally changed in a flash when she was mugged just minutes after exchanging barbs with Loch in a coffee shop. She fell, hit her head, and woke up not remembering anything about who she was.

Despite the awful first impression, Loch played white knight for Tuesday, caring for her and helping her figure out her life when she had nothing and no one else. Loch came to rescue his damsel in distress, but in many ways, Tuesday saved him as well with her sudden immersion in his life. A workaholic attorney, he learned to laugh and relax with her around, enjoy the simple pleasures, and think about what his personal life looked like in the future for once.

But when they discover who Tuesday really is, will it make their glass bubble burst?

I really enjoyed this story. Most of it is Loch and Tuesday getting to know each other and falling in love. The revelation about her past doesn’t come into play until the last 25% or so — and I confess that my suspicions were dead wrong! I also enjoyed the friendship Tuesday and Lark (Swear On My Life) built, and loved catching up with Lark and Harbor. I look forward to seeing what comes next for the other Wescott siblings!

I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.

Meet S.L. Scott:

Living in the capital of Texas with her family, Scott loves traveling, avocados, beaches, and cooking with her kids. She’s obsessed with epic romances and loves a good plot twist.

Scott writes character driven, heart-racing, and swoony romances to suspense that will leave you glued to the page. Her stories are regarded as emotion-filled and soulful. With stories ranging from light and witty beach reads to heart wrenching and heart healing, Scott has a story for all readers. Her books are more than escapes for the voracious readers of today. They are journeys of the heart that always come with a happily ever after reward at the end.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score

Title: Things We Hide from the Light

Series: Knockemout Series Book 2
Author: Lucy Score
Genre: Small Town Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 21, 2023
Bestselling author Lucy Score returns to Knockemout, Virginia, following fan-favorite Things We Never Got Over with Knox’s brother Nash’s story.
Nash Morgan was always known as the good Morgan brother, with a smile and a wink for everyone. But now, this chief of police is recovering from being shot and his Southern charm has been overshadowed by panic attacks and nightmares. He feels like a broody shell of the man he once was. Nash isn’t about to let anyone in his life know he’s struggling. But his new next-door neighbor, smart and sexy Lina, sees his shadows. As a rule, she’s not a fan of physical contact unless she initiates it, but for some reason Nash’s touch is different. He feels it too. The physical connection between them is incendiary, grounding him and making her wonder if exploring it is worth the risk.
Too bad Lina’s got secrets of her own, and if Nash finds out the real reason she’s in town, he’ll never forgive her. Besides, she doesn’t do relationships. Ever. A hot, short-term fling with a local cop? Absolutely. Sign her up. A relationship with a man who expects her to plant roots? No freaking way. Once she gets what she’s after, she has no intention of sticking around. But Knockemout has a way of getting under people’s skin. And once Nash decides to make Lina his, he’s not about to be dissuaded…even if it means facing the danger that nearly killed him.
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Amazon ✰✰✰✰✰ Review – “Hard-hitting and fraught with emotion, Nash and Lina’s story was the perfect continuation of Things We Never Got Over.”

Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars

Nash is dealing with depression and PTSD stemming from a gunshot wound when his brother’s ex-girlfriend moves into the apartment next door. The last thing Lina wants is to get tangled up with her ex’s brother, especially since she’s on a mission… and her mission may conflict with the case police chief Nash is investigating related to his family.

Sparks fly immediately, and Lina and Nash do their best to tamp those down. She doesn’t want a relationship, and he’s a broody, gloomy hero. It’s a great slow burn and the payoff is well worth the wait.

I’ve had Things We Never Got Over on my TBR for a while now, and this will push me to bump it up to the top of my list. Even though TWHFTL is a standalone, I definitely think that having read TWNGO first would have complemented this story and given a broader background. Still, quite enjoyable!

I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.

 

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Lucy Score is a Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon bestselling author. Small town contemporary rom-coms are her lady jam and she enjoys delivering the feels with a huge side of happily ever after.
Her books have been translated into several languages, making readers around the world snort laugh, swoon, and sob. Lucy lives in Pennsylvania with the devastatingly handsome Mr. Lucy and their horrible cat.
In her spare time she enjoys sleeping, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and reading all the romance novels in the universe.
 
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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Falling For The Rookie by Carina Rose

 Release Date: February 7

People rarely catch me off guard. I’m Collin St. James, after all, starting wide receiver for the Virginia Thunder, and playing football has kept me on my toes. But nothing could have prepared me to mentor our newest teammate, kicker Charlie Nicholson.

I wasn’t caught off guard because I had to take someone under my wing, or because Charlie was easily banging sixty-yard kicks through the uprights. It happened when the rookie’s silver helmet came off and long blonde hair spilled out. Completely baffled, I edged closer and took in the prettiest blue eyes I’d ever seen.

Charlie wasn’t only a complete knockout, she was also my younger sister’s closest friend, and when she smiled at me, I knew right then and there I was in serious trouble.

The last thing I needed was a distraction, but thanks to my gorgeous new teammate—and, to my surprise, my roommate—that was exactly what I got. 

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars

Charlie had plans to be a physician when she got sidetracked by a brief career as a kicker for a pro football team. She happens to end up on the team that her best friend’s older brother, Collin, plays for and ends up as his roommate. Oh yeah, Charlie has always had a crush on Collin…

Collin isn’t exactly thrilled when he’s asked to mentor the team’s new kicker. And he’s absolutely stunned to find out that the kicker is the first female in the league. The awkwardness between Charlie and Collin is delicious at first, and it evolves into sizzling sexual tension before they eventually start to fall for each other.

When the unexpected happens and Charlie is forced to make a life-changing decision, will she decide that Collin is her future or her dream is still to go to med school? (There’s a lovely full-circle moment with a motivational quote that I adored.)

I loved the concept of this forced proximity, football romance, and I enjoyed the cameos from the other characters in this series. I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.

Meet Carina Rose

 

Carina loves everything about romance. To her, it’s the little things that matter. 

 
She also believes in insta-love, since she knew her husband was the one the first day she met him.
When it comes to books, she uses them as an escape from reality. . . . to get swept away. Carina hopes her words do the same for her readers.
She’s a mother and wife and loves spending time with her family. She enjoys meeting new people, traveling, reading, watching sports, and, of course, relaxing on a beach.
Carina looks forward to sharing more love stories in her future novels.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Don’t Let Me Break by Kelsie Rae

Don’t Let Me Break is LIVE!!!

Macklin and I are just friends.

And even that’s a stretch.

He saw me at my most vulnerable, and now the guy’s popping up left and right.

Pretty sure it’s because my friend is trying to set me up with him, but what do I know?

It’s not like I have much experience with guys.

And he’s…well, Macklin’s older, more experienced, and bluntly put?

Way out of my league.

He also has a heart of gold and the personality of a golden retriever, which makes me pricklier than ever.

I don’t have time for boys.

I don’t have time for friends.

But Macklin?

Well, I’m pretty sure I can add stubborn and persistent to his list of personality traits.

He thinks I’ll cave and give him a chance?

Clearly, the man doesn’t know me as well as he thinks he does.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 5 Stars

Macklin is the ultimate golden retriever book boyfriend! He is so swoony, and he was the perfect, patient guy as he showed Kate (first strictly as friends!) that her epilepsy didn’t define her and the guys who blew her off about it in the past weren’t worth her time or tears.

Everything about this story had me smiling. Well, maybe not the parts about Mack’s estrangement from his teen daughters! But the story is paced well, I felt like I really got to know these two main characters, and fell in love with them as they fell in love with each other.

Well done!

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Rumour Has It by Naaz Spencer

Rumour Has It by Naaz Spencer is now live!

Aiden
I fell in love with my best friend and then broke her heart when we were nineteen.
Tiffany Harrington refuses to have anything to do with me outside of work.
She’s spent years cleaning up my playboy image, but all I want is her.
Tiffy refuses to give me another chance, no matter how much I beg. And I’m not above begging.
But life just threw us a devastating curveball and I’ll be by her side even if she pushes me away.
I’d do anything for that woman because she is my world.
Even if she doesn’t realise it yet.

Tiffany
Aiden Sinclair is a liability, but when he gets too close, I lose all sense.
He’s been my weakness ever since we were kids. But we are the past and I’m only concerned about my future.
I won’t let him shatter my heart a second time.
Or that was the plan.
When Mum is diagnosed with cancer, Aiden’s the person I run to.
The only one who can help me is him.
Behind the playboy is still the man I love, and I don’t know how much longer I can refuse to acknowledge it.
Because time is a precious thing.

Rumour Has It is book 2 in the Seven Deadly Sinclairs series and can be read as a standalone.

This book contains topics that some may find triggering. These include scenes and discussion of cancer and cancer treatment, time in hospital, death, loss of a parent, grief, mature language and sexually explicit scenes.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars

Rumour Has It is a charming second-chance, best-friends romance from a new-to-me author. I quite enjoyed reading this book by Naaz Spencer, and thought she did a lovely job of portraying the hurt and heartbreak between Aiden and Tiffany — as well as the groveling, reconnecting, and falling back in love. This book deals with the sensitive topic of a parent dying of cancer, and I thought that added so much to the story. Her mom’s diagnosis was a turning point for Tiffany in forgiving Aiden. Amid all the angst, there are some very sweet moments, and I enjoyed Tiffany and Aiden’s journey very much. I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.

Meet Naaz Spencer

Naaz Spencer was born and raised in Wales, UK. She grew up watching Bollywood films and inevitably fell in love with Shah Rukh Khan and stories that have a lot of heart. After spending years working in a lab, Naaz turned her hand to writing and hasn’t looked back. She hopes to instil the same sense of magic through her words that others offered her.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Whispers of You by Catherine Cowles

💙WHISPERS OF YOU IS LIVE💙

Fall for Holt and Wren in their second-chance, forced proximity small town romance from USA Today Bestselling Author, Catherine Cowles!

One night—a single moment—cost me everything.

My body, broken beyond repair. The boy I’d thought was my forever. The life I’d always dreamt of.

Now, Holt’s back. And he’s no longer a boy, but a man with shadows in his eyes and demons haunting him.

He says he’s here to make things right. To get back a little bit of all we’ve lost. And he doesn’t show any signs of leaving the small town that has been my refuge.

As stolen moments turn to days, Holt’s around every corner. With his burning stare and lingering touches. Before long, my walls come crashing down and I’m just hoping that taking this second chance isn’t as reckless as it feels.

But not everyone is happy that Holt has returned. As tragedy strikes again, I’m the one left in the crosshairs. And Holt might not be able to save me this time…

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 5 Stars

Ah, Whispers of You is a fantastic start to a new series! It has all of the bits that I’ve come to love in a Catherine Cowles book!

Wren and Holt were perfection! I adored this second-chance romance, and how these two broken characters found their way back to one another. It’s coming up on the 10th anniversary of the shooting spree that ripped their town apart. While Wren has carried physical and psychological scars from that horrible night, Holt has carried emotional scars on the inside. He’s never forgiven himself for not being there for Wren when she was attacked. But rather than be there for her, Holt left town and joined the military, feeling as if he wasn’t good enough for having disappointed her. But the second he sees Wren again, he knows that he can’t continue to live his life without her.

At first, Wren wants nothing from Holt and struggles to find a way to co-exist with him back in town. But when strange attacks begin again in Cedar Ridge and she becomes a target, Holt makes it his personal mission to be her protector. The man he is at 28 is not the same boy he was at 18, but will Wren be able to forgive him for his past mistakes?

I loved how Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber narrated this story. They captured every nuance of this couple, and brilliantly brought the story to life.

I can’t wait for more from the Lost & Found series!

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About Catherine Cowles

Writer of words. Drinker of Diet Cokes. Lover of all things cute and furry, especially her dog. Catherine has had her nose in a book since the time she could read and finally decided to write down some of her own stories. When she’s not writing she can be found exploring her home state of Oregon, listening to true crime podcasts, or searching for her next book boyfriend.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: Letting Go at 40 by L.B. Dunbar

Letting Go at 40 by L.B. Dunbar is now live!

She didn’t think it could ever happen again. Love that is. And it definitely shouldn’t be happening with him. 

Anna Kulis has lost her husband. Their love was a perfect kind of love; a once in a lifetime experience. She never intended to fall for anyone again. Never expected to have this attraction stirring inside her. And she never thought her emotions would run wild for the one man she shouldn’t be attracted to – her late husband’s best friend.

Mason Becker has a secret. As a renowned ladies’ man, he’s been in love with his best friend’s wife for twenty-five years. After his friend’s untimely death, and a period of grief, Mason finds himself in a compromising position with the one woman he didn’t think he’d ever have. And that night leads to complications – namely, a desire for more.

Letting go can be one of the hardest tasks for the heart.
Opening up to a second chance at love can be even harder.

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Sunny Shelly’s Review: 5 Stars

I have been waiting for Mason and Anna’s story since the first Lakeside Cottage book and it did not disappoint!

“Ben was one in a million, but you’re a million in one.”

Anna is Ben’s widow, and Mason was his best friend — who has been in love with Anna from Day One. During the year of Ben’s illness, and even after his death, Mason steps up to take care of Anna and her kids, even though it kills him to be so close to her. Meanwhile, Anna was always ambivalent about Mason. She didn’t understand why he was so tight with her husband, and didn’t like the guy much at all. But during the months he lives with her family, she begins to see a different side to Mason and really gets to know the guy as the fiercely loyal friend her husband had loved.

As Mason and Anna both work through their grief, they turn to each other for friendship and support. Sometimes the lines get blurred, and my heart broke for Mason as he wanted so much to really truly be there for Anna when she was at times just using him to ease her pain. When Anna started developing genuine feelings for Mason, she was tormented by guilt that it was too soon after her husband’s death to be moving on — with his best friend of all people.

I loved how even though these characters are both in their 40s, they are somewhat stunted when it comes to dating and relationships. Yes, Anna is a widow, but Ben was pretty much her only boyfriend and she met him when she was a teenager. And Mason has shoved down the pain of being in love with a woman he could never have by indulging in a series of short flings over the years, never making a commitment. So while they dance around each other for a long time before they finally get together, their relationship is full of miscommunication. He thinks he’s showing her with actions but doesn’t say the words. And by not hearing the words, she isn’t sure of his true feelings. I so enjoyed the journey these two went on and how they finally, finally came together.

Letting Go at 40 was a phenomenal story, but an intense one!

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Meet L.B. Dunbar

L.B. Dunbar loves sexy silver foxes, second chances, and small towns. If you enjoy older characters in your romance reads, including a hero with a little silver in his scruff and a heroine rediscovering her worth, then welcome to romance for those over 40. L.B. Dunbar’s signature works include women and men in their prime taking another turn at love and happily ever. Along with her #sexysilverfox collection, she’s made Amazon Top 10 in Later in Life Romance with her Lakeside Cottage and Road Trips & Romance series. She is also a USA Today Bestseller. L.B. lives in Chicago with her own sexy silver fox.

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