On Sale Today | Scenes from the Heartland by Donna Baier Stein #thomashartbenton #early20thcenturyart #suzyapprovedbooktours #orangecountyreads

Do you know who Thomas Hart Benton is? He was an American painter and muralist. The figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States, particularly Missouri where he was born in 1889. Author Donna Baier Stein has written a collection of nine short stories based on her interpretation…

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SPRING BREAK GIVEAWAY | Three Books and a Tote #instagramgiveaway #booksparks #threebooksandatote

It’s the first day of SPRING BREAK! 🌺🌸🌼 I’m so excited to be able to share these three 3️⃣ awesome books AND highly coveted @booksparks BAE bag with one special bookworm! ▶️USA friends: click here to enter on Instagram ▶️International friends only: comment below with your country and your favorite book published this year. I’ll…

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Cover Reveal | Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution @InkSlingerPR @WmMorrowBooks #historicalfiction #coverreveal

3/26 Six bestselling and award-winning authors bring to life a breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers—six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative events in history: the French Revolution. RIBBONS OF SCARLET: A Novel of the…

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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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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #weeklyrecap

March 25 It’s the last week before Spring Break and I’m looking forward to some good weather and fun times with the family! Last Week: Check out 4️⃣ new posts last week… Book Reviews posted for: My Name is Rose by Alexa Kingaard – This was a very special book sent to me by the…

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Local Author Spotlight & Book Review| My Name Is Rose by Alexa Kingaard #bookreview #mynameisrose #acornpublishing #alexakingaard

Genre/Themes: Women’s Fiction, Family/Forgiveness, Hippie Culture, Mothers and Daughters Published: March 15, 2019 Pages: 228 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: I stumbled onto this book and author when I happened to see a post on Instagram. One of the main goals of my blog is to support authors, especially authors who live in Southern California. When I…

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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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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Books on My Spring 2019 TBR #springreads #toptentuesday

Here we go again with another Top Ten Tuesday! It was very hard narrowing this list to just ten. There may be a part II… Here are ten of my highly anticipated Spring 2019 reads: I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagan (4/1/19) Honesty is the best policy…except maybe when it comes to…

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