Blog Tour, Book Reviews

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 and Giveaway| The Secret Life of Mrs. London by Rebecca Rosenberg #TheSecretLifeofMrsLondon #RebeccaRosenberg #HFVBTBlogTours @RebeccasNovels @hfvbt

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Secret Life of Mrs. London by Rebecca Rosenberg. Thanks to Amy at Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours for including Orange County Readers. Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for the giveaway link! Published: January 30, 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction Disclaimer: I […]

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Book Review | Pleased to Meet Me by Bill Sullivan #pleasedtomeetme @tlcbooktours @wjsullivanjr #orangecountyreads

Welcome to our stop on the tour for PLEASED TO MEET ME: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are by Bill Sullivan. Thank you to Trish at TLC Book Tours for including us and sending the free review copy. I took this book on vacation and kept reading sections to […]

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Book Review | Slay Like A Mother by Katherine Wintsch #slaylikeamother #sourcebooks #suzyapprovedbooktours

Genre: Nonfiction Published: March 19, 2019 Pages: 304 My Review: This was a very clever and relevant nonfiction book about not listening to the self-doubt that we tell ourselves as we navigate parenting and life. Lots of funny, relatable stories and references made for an entertaining read. Where was this book ten years ago? My […]

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Book Review, Excerpt and Q&A with the Author| The Escape Room by Megan Goldin #stmartinspress #theescaperoom #netgalley

Thanks so much to St. Martins Press for inviting us to join THE ESCAPE ROOM blog tour! Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Contemporary Published: July 30, 2019 Pages: 368 My Thoughts Clever and twisted and a thrilling rollercoaster of a book. First published in Australia, it was released in the US at the end of July. Reading […]

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Book Review and Giveaway | In The Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark #bookreview #IntheFullLightoftheSun #ClareClark #HFVBTBlogTours

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for In the Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark. ⤵️Make sure to read all the way to the end for THE GIVEAWAY!⤵️ Genre: Historical Fiction Published: July 9, 2019 Pages: 432 I love historical fiction that also features art and artists. I was quite surprised […]

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