Interview with Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke | In Their Own Words #lizandlisa #thetwolilabennetts #sundaysessions

I’m thrilled and honored to introduce two fantastic women to the Sunday Sessions. Liz and Lisa are easily my favorite writing duo. They write edgy domestic suspense, they’re friendship is adorable and real and they are warm and approachable. They are major social media gurus and host epic giveaways! These women champion the little free…

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Mid-Year Freakout Book Tag #midyearfreakout #OrangeCountyReads

Mid-Year Freakout Book Tag My friend Tina over at Reading Between the Pages posted this recently and I had to jump on the bandwagon! It’s a great way to look back on your reading year so far. Best Book You Have Read So Far In 2019… Can I pick three? I can’t choose! These titles…

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Interview with Kaira Rouda | In Their Own Words #kairarouda #thefavoritedaughter #sundaysessions

I’m so pleased to welcome one of my favorite local authors to the blog. Kaira Rouda is the author of several books including her two most recent titles, BEST DAY EVER and THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER. Here’s my review of her latest. I’ve met Kaira several times and she has such a sweet and magnetic happy…

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16 Most Anticipated July-December Reads | #newbooks #TBR #orangecountyreads

16 Most Anticipated July-December Reads This was a recent Top Ten Tuesday prompt but I couldn’t just stop at ten! The second half of 2019 has so many amazing new releases: 1 favorite series, 8 favorite authors, 5 historical fiction, 1 YA, 4 thrillers, 1 memoir and 4 family dramas. Here are the 16 Upcoming…

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Interview with Janna King | In Their Own Words #authorinterview #jannaking #sundaysessions

I’m so pleased to welcome one of my favorite authors to the blog. Janna King is the author of The Seasonaires and Malibu Bluff. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting her several times and she is so warm and approachable. Her two books read like a TV show if that makes any sense. …A juicy,…

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Book Review | The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda #newreleasetuesday #kairarouda #bookreview

Genre: thriller, mystery, Contemporary Published: May 26, 2019 Pages: 336 My Thoughts: Kaira Rouda is a local author who I’ve had the pleasure of meeting several times. She’s lovely and friendly and approachable. And her characters are…. complex! Jane Harris is an compelling and complicated main character. She has been grieving the death of her…

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Book Review | The Summer Cottage by Viola Shipman #thesummercottage #violashipman #harlequinpublicityteam

This is a feel good, gentle read that made me laugh out loud and even tear up a little. Adie Lou will appeal to many women – who hasn’t wanted to try something new, to be brave and independent?

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Book Review | Things You Save In A Fire by Katherine Center #bookreview #netgalley #katherinecenter

Genre: Fiction, Romance Published: August 13, 2019 Pages: 320 My Thoughts (Read January 2019) I finished this book with a huge grin on my face. Katherine Center’s books have a way of making me feel like hugging whoever is nearest to me! I received an arc from Netgalley and even though it doesn’t come out…

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