Book Review | Scenes From The Heartland by Donna Baer Stein #suzyapprovedbooktour

Genre: Short Stories Published: March 31, 2019 Pages: 154 My Thoughts Do you know who Thomas Hart Benton is? He was an American painter and muralist. The figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States, particularly Missouri where he was born in 1889. Author Donna Baier Stein has…

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May in Review | #monthlywrapup

“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” Helen Keller May 2019 Wrap Up Hey friends! I’m a little late to post this but it was a remarkable month for reading and events and I didn’t want to rush and forget something.…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Favorite Nonfiction Reads #toptentuesday

Ten Books from my favorite genre! Top Ten Tuesday – June 4 I read a lot of genres – Historical Fiction, Domestic Suspense and Mysteries but lately I’ve been enjoying nonfiction titles – memoirs, essays, true crime. There are endless fascinating subjects and people to learn about. I love getting insight into real stories. Here…

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Book Review and Interview | The Scribbled Victims by Robert Tomoguchi #authorsoftheOC #thescribbledvictims

Genre: Paranormal, Vampires Published: February 28, 2017 Pages: 340 There’s a saying about how books always seem to find their reader, and this is especially true of this book… I haven’t read a good vampire novel in years. It’s not my preferred genre even though I devoured everything Anne Rice wrote in the 90s, loved…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Top Ten Favorite Books by Pub Year 2010-2019 #toptentuesday

May 28: Favorite Books Released In the Last Ten Years (one book for each year) (submitted by Anne @ Head Full of Books) Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic was very challenging! I had a hard time narrowing it down to just one favorite book per year. I used Goodreads and sorted my “read” books by publication year and…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #weeklyrecap

I didn’t post my weekly recap last Monday, so this post will be for the last two weeks! I. Cannot. Believe. It’s. Almost. June! Hope you’re having a great weekend – we have a holiday today, Memorial Day which is about honoring our fallen soldiers. 🇺🇸 Since my last Monday post… Check out 7️⃣ new…

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Book Review and Giveaway | Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor By Rebecca Rosenberg #GoldDigger #RebeccaRosenberg #HFVBTBlogTours

Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Published: May 28, 2019 🆕 Pages: 318 My Thoughts Epic love story. Fantastic depiction of late 1800s-early 1900s gold rush in Colorado. I was not familiar with Baby Doe Tabor but after reading this book I wanted to find out more about her life. I thoroughly enjoyed this story of a…

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The Ultimate Guide to Author Events and Book Signings #booksigning #bookfestival

Author Events – Where to Find Them and What to Expect This post is all about author events and book signings. I’m going to tell you where to find an event and what to expect once you’re there. I’ll have helpful advice for what to bring and what to wear and some important do’s and…

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