Book Review | The Other Side of Paradise by Sally Koslow #sallykoslow #suzyapprovedblogtour

Thanks to Suzy Approved Book Tours and author Sally Koslow for including OrangeCountyReaders on this blog tour which coincides with the paperback release of this 2018 title. Genre: Historical Fiction Published: May 29, 2018 Pages: 352 My Thoughts What a sad story. Sheilah Graham and F. Scott Fitzgerald have a love affair ten years after…

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Book Spotlight | Ashes In A Coconut by Bo Kearns #bokearns #ashesinacoconut #suzyapprovedblogtour

Genre: Romantic Suspense Published:May 15, 2019 Pages: 270 A big thanks to Suzy Approved Blog Tour for including us on the tour. This is an unique love story wrapped in a mystery set in an exotic locale. Isn’t that cover gorgeous? About The Book To save her marriage, Laura Harrison accompanies her husband Jack to…

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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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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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Book Spotlight and Giveaway | The Strongman and the Mermaid by Kathleen Shoop #hfvbtblogtours #thestrongmanandthemermaid #historicalfiction #giveaway

Genre: Historical Fiction/Saga Published: February 28, 2019 Pages: 573 “Magnificent.” “Impeccable writing.” “Magical.” Just a few words to describe this outstanding historical fiction novel by Kathleen Shoop. Available Now! About the Book: Myscowa, Poland—1910 Once upon a time in tiny, rural Myscowa, Lukasz Musial competes in feats of strength against his lifelong nemesis to win…

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Book Review | The Season Of Silver Linings by Christine Nolfi #bookreview #christinenolfi #suzyapproved

Genre: Women’s Fiction, Romance Release Date : July 17, 2018 Pages: 285 My Thoughts Besides having a gorgeous cover, this was a delightful and charming “second chances” title by Christine Nolfi. It’s the third book in the Sweet Lake series but can easily be read without the first two. I loved this quote at the…

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Book Review and Giveaway | The Girl Puzzle by Kate Braithwaite #TheGirlPuzzle #KateBraithwaite #HFVBTBlogTours

Genre: Historical Fiction Published: May 5, 2019 Pages: 263 My Thoughts This was an interesting account of the famous Nelly Bly who had herself committed to an insane asylum in 1887 so that she could report on the poor conditions. It’s hard to imagine what she had to endure to get her story. She was…

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Book Review | The Silent Woman by Terry Lynn Thomas #thesilentwoman #TerryLynnThomas #HFVBTBlogTours

BY TERRY LYNN THOMAS Published: April 11, 2018 Pages: 384 Genre: Historical Mystery Series: Cat Carlisle, Book One My Thoughts I enjoyed this first book in a new series by Terry Lynn Thomas. It’s part spy thriller and part mystery set just before WWII. I liked watching the main character Catherine “Cat” start out with…

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