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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Book Review | The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin #thelastromantics #bookreview #fivestarreads

Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Published: February 5, 2019 Pages: 338 My Review: A touching and moving story about siblings, forgiveness and family dynamics. I enjoy books about family dramas and I am especially fond of stories where the bonds of siblings help them through life’s challenges and this one was heartfelt, honest and very special. In…

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Book Review | The Last Year of the War #susanmeissner #netgalley #tallpoppyblogger

Genre: Historical Fiction, World War II Published: March 19, 2019 Pages: 400 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: My ratings are always based on how a book makes me feel. And this book gave me so many feels. Elise and Mariko’s story is a touching and emotional one. I cried several times for these two teenagers caught up…

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Book Review | Woman 99 by Greer Macallister #bookreview #netgalley

Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Published: March 5, 2019 Pages: 368 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Exciting and suspenseful story of two sisters living a privileged life in 1890s San Francisco. Phoebe and Charlotte live in cultured society where their only real job is marrying well. Their neighbors, the Stillwells are well off and well respected and…

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Book Review | In Another Time by Jillian Cantor #bookreview #getredpr #inanothertime #historicalfiction #womensfiction #wwii

Genre: Historical fiction, Time travel Published: March 5, 2019 Pages: 336 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: I enjoyed this author’s last title “The Lost Letter” and had high expectations that were completely satisfied. This was a character driven love story, told in alternating voices, set before, during and after World War II. From Max’s POV: Boy meets…

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Book Review | The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff #bookreview #pamjenoff

Genre: Historical Fiction, WWII Published: January 29, 2019 Pages: 384 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Captivating. Heart-wrenching. Emotional. Pam Jenoff is one of my favorite historical fiction authors and The Kommandants Girl and The Diplomats Wife are books I always recommend. In her latest title, we visit London, Scotland and France in 1943-1946. The main character is…

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