Book Review: The Lives Before Us by Juliet Conlin

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I’ve been waiting for this book review for such a long time. I had the pleasure a couple of years ago of attending the book launch of The Uncommon Life of Alfred Warner in Six Days. During that launch, Juliet Conlin mentioned her next book, which was to be set in Shanghai. I was lucky […]

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Book Review: I Wish I Didn’t Quit by Nathan Holder

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We can all recall a time in our childhood when we had a dedicated hobby, whether it be a sport, dancing, an instrument, etc. Unfortunately, most of us can also recall giving up that hobby for one reason or another. If you are anything like me, you regret that decision. While I wouldn’t want to […]

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Book Review: Island in the Sun by Janice Horton

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Spring is underway but we aren’t out of the woods yet. Dark, rainy days are still on the horizon. Many of us wish we could jet off to a Carribean island and escape it all. Good news – you can. And for very little money, too. Just the cost of a book, in fact. Blurb […]

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Book Review: The Marriage of Gryphons by Chrys Cymri

Book Cover Penny White and the Marriage of Gryphons

I’m so excited to be back with Penny White again! Penny’s Welsh wonderland is my new magical kingdom and I feel as comfortable there as I do at Hogwarts. If you aren’t up to date with Penny, check out my previous reviews of the series here and here. Or just read on for my latest […]

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Book Review: Who Killed Anne-Marie? by CM Thompson

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I’ve said it here before and, hell, I’m going to say it again: I love a book where all the characters are UNLIKABLE. I know for many readers, a book needs to have at least one likable character and it takes away from the book when there isn’t. This book review challenges this notion and […]

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Book Review: Hiding by Jenny Morton Potts

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This book has been hiding (sorry, couldn’t resist the pun) in my TBR for months. Today, I’m happy to finally get my review to you. Enjoy! Blurb Hiding by Jenny Morton Potts is a psychological thriller that brings Keller Baye and Rebecca Brown together. Previously living on either side of the Atlantic, Rebecca knows nothing […]

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Book Review: Stepping Out in Love by Gayle Suzanne

Book Cover of Self-HelpBook about Divorce

I’m excited to be back today with another self-help book. I’m proud that so far I’ve been keeping to my resolution to post more reviews of this type. I hope you’re enjoying them! Blurb Stepping Out in Love by Gayle Suzanne is a collection of 50 short stories written to help the reader through the […]

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Book Review: Evo by Diane May

I’m excited to bring you today’s book review. It is one of those books I would have originally passed on if the author hadn’t contacted me. Now, I’m here to make sure you don’t pass it on. Blurb The premise for Evo by Diane May starts twenty years earlier in the United States when CIA […]

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Book Review: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

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Jodi Picoult is my all-time favourite author. I’m always super excited during the lead up to a new release. It was no different for A Spark of Light. Let me tell you what I thought about it in my latest book review. Blurb A Spark of Light* by Jodi Picoult is set in a women’s […]

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Book Review: My Sister Is Missing by Julia Barrett

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I am one excited book blogger to be on the My Sister Is Missing book tour today. See, I mistakenly checked out the Goodreads reviews before starting this book and they made me worry that I was setting myself up for disappointment. However, what happened was I read a book I really, really enjoyed. This […]

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