Author Spotlight

Guest Post | My Eight-Year-Old Daughter Saved My Life: Stroke Awareness by Kimberly Davis Basso #nonficnov #strokeawareness #orangecountyreads

My Eight-Year-Old Daughter Saved My Life: Stroke Awareness By Kimberly Davis Basso (Author of I’m a Little Brain Dead) I was forty-four years old, home alone with my young children, and I had a stroke. If that doesn’t give you pause, let me share this, I had no risk factors. None. Nothing in my health at the […]

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Book Tags

Happy Thanksgiving Book Tag #booktag #happythanksgiving #orangecountyreads

Happy Thanksgiving Book Tag Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends! I’m so excited for all the FOOOD! Here’s a fun tag that is totally making me more hungry! The tag was started by: Erin and Becca on their BookTube channel and I also saw it on The Sassy Geek. Hope you have a great Thursday […]

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Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Things I’m Thankful For #toptentuesday #thankfulfor #orangecountyreads

It’s almost Thanksgiving here in the US and I can taste the turkey and potatoes, stuffing and green bean casserole and all the traditional foods! I’m looking forward to relaxing and eating and spending quality time with family and friends! Side note: I LOVED all the Friends Thanksgiving shows, but particularly this one, where Ross’ […]

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Non Fiction November

Week 5: Non-Fiction November | New To My TBR #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Week 5: (Nov. 25 to 29) – Rennie from What’s Nonfiction is hosting this week’s wrap up post for Nonfiction November.  What a fun month of discovering some really great new nonfiction titles! What did you add this month? Here are ten I will be ISO: New to My TBR: It’s been a month full […]

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Blog Tour, Book Reviews

Book Review and Blog Tour| This Is Not How It Ends by Rochelle Weinstein #suzyapproved #getredpr #bookreview #orangecountyreads

I was pleased with the ending and shed so many tears, but it felt a little hurried, after the first three-quarters of slow buildup.  Certain details felt contrived and a bit predictable but overall it was an entertaining and tremendously moving story, with a writing style similar to Colleen Hoover. Themes of grief, abandonment, romance, […]

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Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Changes in my Reading Life #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

It’s Tuesday and I’m joining the Artsy Reader Girl for this week’s prompt. It was challenging to come up with ten this week, but I did enjoy reflecting on the past year. November 19: Changes In My Reading Life (i.e.Maybe you like different genres or topics, maybe you read faster than you used to, maybe […]

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Non Fiction November

Week 4: Non-Fiction November | 5 Qualities of Great Non-Fiction #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Week 4 is hosted by Leeann at Shelf Aware. All month long, join our wonderful hosts with weekly prompts for discussing all the Non-Fiction Reads from 2019. Get all the details here. Want to be extra? Join in the Instagram photo challenge! So let’s get started! We’ve talked about how you pick nonfiction books in previous […]

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Non Fiction November

Week 3 Non-Fiction November | Become The Expert #becometheexpert #nonficnov #orangecountyreads

Week 3 is hosted by Doing Dewey. All month long, join our wonderful hosts with weekly prompts for discussing all the Non-Fiction Reads from 2019. Get all the details here. Want to be extra? Join in the Instagram photo challenge! So let’s get started! Be The Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert Three ways to join […]

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