Book Reviews

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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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 Reviews

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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Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Books on My Fall TBR 92419 #toptentuesday #falltbr #orangecountyreads

Good Morning! It’s officially FALL and here in California, we’re supposed to have a high of 91 degrees…typical when we want to break out the sweaters and boots! I’m back today with a new Top Ten Tuesday post. This weeks topic is “Books On My Fall 2019 TBR” The Nobodies by Liza Palmer (9/10) Why […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review | Waisted by Randy Susan Meyers #bookreview #waisted #womenunderscrutiny #getredpr

Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Published: May 21, 2019 🆕 Pages: 288 Thank you to the author and publisher and especially GetRedPr for the complimentary review copy! My Thoughts This title was timely, shocking and an eye-opening read for any woman of any size or color. It was thoughtful and honest and should be required […]

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Book Reviews, General Info

Book Review | Midnight at The Wandering Vineyard by Jamie Raintree #harlequinpublicity #jamieraintree #netgalley

Genre: Contemporary fiction, Family Dynamics Published: March 26, 2019 Pages: 368 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Family, Friendship, Wine, Horses, First Love, Loyalty – the new title from Jamie Raintree has all of these themes and more. It felt like I was reading about real people I would want to know. Mallory and Kelly were the best […]

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Book Review: It Began With A Lie by Michele P.W.

Genre: Mystery Published: September 10, 2018 Pages: 363 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ This book was not my usual genre, but it was sure exciting and suspenseful! I don’t like scary, ghostly, haunted storylines because they make me jumpy. I had to put this book down a few times because I was getting creeped out! Rebecca and her husband […]

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