Blog Tour, Book Reviews

Book Review | Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau #endeavourmedia #dreamland @tudorscribe

Welcome to my stop on the DREAMLAND blog tour.  I received a complimentary review copy in exchange for an honest review.  Thanks to Endeavour Media and author Nancy Bilyeau! Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Published: January 16, 2020 Pages: 386 Source: Endeavour Media My Thoughts: I was part of the “cover reveal” team so I was […]

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Book Review | Happy People Read & Drink Coffee by Agnès Martin-Lugand #bookreview #orangecountyreads

Genre: contemporary romance Themes: grief, second chances Published: 2013, translated 2016 Pages: 242 Source: book swap gift My Thoughts: I loved the title of this book and the cover is so eye-catching. This novel was a quick and enjoyable read. The name of Diane’s literary cafe in Paris is called “Happy People Read & Drink […]

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Book Review and Blog Tour| This Is Not How It Ends by Rochelle Weinstein #suzyapproved #getredpr #bookreview #orangecountyreads

I was pleased with the ending and shed so many tears, but it felt a little hurried, after the first three-quarters of slow buildup.  Certain details felt contrived and a bit predictable but overall it was an entertaining and tremendously moving story, with a writing style similar to Colleen Hoover. Themes of grief, abandonment, romance, […]

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Book Review | The Source: The Secrets of the Universe, the Science of the Brain by Tara Swart #thesource @tlcbooktours @harperonebooks @drtaraswart

Welcome to our stop on the blog tour for The Source: The Secrets of the Universe, the Science of the Brain by Tara Swart |Thanks so much to TLC Book Tours for including us on this tour. Please note:  I received a free advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. This […]

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Book Review | How Fires End by Marco Rafalà #howfiresend @tlcbooktours @sicilianaut @amazonpublishing

Welcome to our stop on the blog tour for HOW FIRES END by Marco Rafalà.  Thanks so much to TLC Book Tours for including us on this tour. Please note:  I received a free advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. This has no effect on my opinion, review, or rating. […]

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Book Review | This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger #bookreview #newreleases

The story itself had some exciting moments especially when it looked like the Brickmans had caught up to them. It felt long in parts but the beautiful and vivid descriptions of the people and places kept my interest. I am very interested in reading more by this author, particularly his previous book, No Ordinary Grace. […]

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Book Review | Everything You Are by Kerry Anne King #bookreviews #newreleases #netgalley #orangecountyreads

Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Published: 10/1/19 Pages: 331 pages, kindle edition Disclaimer: I received a free advanced copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for my honest opinion. This has no effect on my opinion, review, or rating. My Thoughts This book was the first I’ve read by this author. While I was putting together […]

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Book Reviews, Monthly Updates

September Wrap Up #monthlyrecap #minibookreviews #orangecountyreads

September was a great month – lots of fun things happened, I started a BookTube channel and I posted 28 out of 30 days! Reading-wise, I finished seven fabulous books, but I DNF’d five. Ouch, I hate it when that happens! This month we had magical cellos, an Amazonian plane crash, self-driving cars, rom-com romance […]

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