Announcements, Reading Challenges

Bring On The Challenges – Part I | 2020 Reading Challenges #2020ReadingChallenge #orangecountyreads

It’s that time of year! For all the planners out there, I’m bringing you Part I of the 2020 Reading Challenges series. I’ve linked to several popular challenges as well as some of the lesser-known ones. Will you be participating in any of these Reader Challenges? Are YOU running a 2020 Reader Challenge? Let me […]

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Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Holiday Reads #toptentuesday #tenholidayreads #orangecountyreads

Do you have a favorite Christmas author?  Do you like to read holiday books all year long, or do you save them up for December?   Today’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is: Holiday Reads (Books you love reading during the holiday season.) Here are 10 holiday #mustreads I’ve either read personally or had highly recommended. […]

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A Month Of Faves 2019

A Month of Faves 2019 | Popular Books Worth The Hype #amonthoffaves #orangecountyreads

I’m excited to join Girlxoxo and Traveling with T for the annual #AMonthofFaves blog event – a fun way to recap the year that was. Get all the details here! This will be my second year participating! (Click here to see last year’s posts!) Join in anytime for some or all of the topics. There […]

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Author Spotlight

Guest Post | My Eight-Year-Old Daughter Saved My Life: Stroke Awareness by Kimberly Davis Basso #nonficnov #strokeawareness #orangecountyreads

My Eight-Year-Old Daughter Saved My Life: Stroke Awareness By Kimberly Davis Basso (Author of I’m a Little Brain Dead) I was forty-four years old, home alone with my young children, and I had a stroke. If that doesn’t give you pause, let me share this, I had no risk factors. None. Nothing in my health at the […]

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Non Fiction November

Week 5: Non-Fiction November | New To My TBR #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Week 5: (Nov. 25 to 29) – Rennie from What’s Nonfiction is hosting this week’s wrap up post for Nonfiction November.  What a fun month of discovering some really great new nonfiction titles! What did you add this month? Here are ten I will be ISO: New to My TBR: It’s been a month full […]

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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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Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Changes in my Reading Life #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

It’s Tuesday and I’m joining the Artsy Reader Girl for this week’s prompt. It was challenging to come up with ten this week, but I did enjoy reflecting on the past year. November 19: Changes In My Reading Life (i.e.Maybe you like different genres or topics, maybe you read faster than you used to, maybe […]

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