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Top Ten Tuesday | Top Ten Favorite Books by Pub Year 2010-2019 #toptentuesday

May 28: Favorite Books Released In the Last Ten Years (one book for each year) (submitted by Anne @ Head Full of Books) Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic was very challenging! I had a hard time narrowing it down to just one favorite book per year. I used Goodreads and sorted my “read” books by publication year and […]

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Book Review and Giveaway | Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor By Rebecca Rosenberg #GoldDigger #RebeccaRosenberg #HFVBTBlogTours

Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Published: May 28, 2019 🆕 Pages: 318 My Thoughts Epic love story. Fantastic depiction of late 1800s-early 1900s gold rush in Colorado. I was not familiar with Baby Doe Tabor but after reading this book I wanted to find out more about her life. I thoroughly enjoyed this story of a […]

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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 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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First Line Fridays | The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer #firstlines #theinterestings

Today’s First Lines comes from THE INTERESTINGS by Meg Wolitzer. Published 2013 First Lines: “On a warm night in early July of that long-evaporated year, the Interestings gathered for the very first time. They were only fifteen, sixteen, and they began to call themselves the name with tentative irony. Julie Jacobson, an outsider and possibly […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | 10 Book to Film/TV Adaptations #toptentuesday #bookstofilm

Todays Top Ten Tuesday Topic is Page to Screen: Books that became movies/TV shows, movies that became books, great adaptations, bad ones, books you need to read before watching their movie/TV show, movies you loved based on books you hated or vice versa, books you want to read because you saw the movie or vice […]

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

Last Week: Check out 4️⃣ new posts last week… Book Reviews posted for 3️⃣ books. (Links to my reviews) The Girl Puzzle | The Season of Silver Linings | Miracle Creek I read one excellent book last week (Miracle Creek) and am still working on my buddy read of The End of Your Life Book […]

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Book Spotlight and Giveaway | The Strongman and the Mermaid by Kathleen Shoop #hfvbtblogtours #thestrongmanandthemermaid #historicalfiction #giveaway

Genre: Historical Fiction/Saga Published: February 28, 2019 Pages: 573 “Magnificent.” “Impeccable writing.” “Magical.” Just a few words to describe this outstanding historical fiction novel by Kathleen Shoop. Available Now! About the Book: Myscowa, Poland—1910 Once upon a time in tiny, rural Myscowa, Lukasz Musial competes in feats of strength against his lifelong nemesis to win […]

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