First Lines Fridays

First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Book 11819 #firstlinesfridays #orangecountyreads

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the […]

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Blog Tour, Book Reviews

Book Review | How Fires End by Marco Rafalà #howfiresend @tlcbooktours @sicilianaut @amazonpublishing

Welcome to our stop on the blog tour for HOW FIRES END by Marco Rafalà.  Thanks so much to TLC Book Tours for including us on this tour. Please note:  I received a free advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. This has no effect on my opinion, review, or rating. […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review | This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger #bookreview #newreleases

The story itself had some exciting moments especially when it looked like the Brickmans had caught up to them. It felt long in parts but the beautiful and vivid descriptions of the people and places kept my interest. I am very interested in reading more by this author, particularly his previous book, No Ordinary Grace. […]

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Blog Tour, Book Reviews

Book Review and Giveaway| The Secret Life of Mrs. London by Rebecca Rosenberg #TheSecretLifeofMrsLondon #RebeccaRosenberg #HFVBTBlogTours @RebeccasNovels @hfvbt

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Secret Life of Mrs. London by Rebecca Rosenberg. Thanks to Amy at Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours for including Orange County Readers. Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for the giveaway link! Published: January 30, 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction Disclaimer: I […]

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Book Reviews

Book Reviews I Never Posted | The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor #waybackwednesday #orangecountyreads

Welcome! It’s time for the weekly “Way Back Wednesday” where I work my way through winsome works long forgotten… A word of warning: Wandering thru the world of words is what I do. {wink wink} The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor Historical Fiction, pub 6/13/17 “An Amazon Best Book of the Month in Literature in […]

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Blog Tour

Cover Reveal | Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau #DreamlandCoverReveal @Tudorscribe @Endeavour_Media @EndeavourQuill

Today is my stop on the COVER REVEAL tour for DREAMLAND BY NANCY BILYEAU Thanks to Amy at HFVBT for including us. This cover is so eye-catching! Pub Date: January 16, 2020 Genre: Historical Fiction About the Book The year is 1911 when twenty-year-old heiress Peggy Batternberg is invited to spend the summer in America’s Playground. […]

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Book Reviews, Giveaway

Book Review and Giveaway | In The Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark #bookreview #IntheFullLightoftheSun #ClareClark #HFVBTBlogTours

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for In the Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark. ⤵️Make sure to read all the way to the end for THE GIVEAWAY!⤵️ Genre: Historical Fiction Published: July 9, 2019 Pages: 432 I love historical fiction that also features art and artists. I was quite surprised […]

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