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October 2018 | Month in Review

It’s been another busy and productive month in Blogger-land! Here are a few highlights: Thanks to participating in Blogoween, regular book reviews and the weekly recurring posts, we had 36 posts (25 last month)! We had a lot of fun following some of the hosted prompts for Blogoween, meeting new booksta-friends and getting scared a […]

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Blogoween Post 13 and Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Halloween Recipes

It’s almost Halloween! We’ve managed to carve one pumpkin 🎃 and mostly decorate the house. I made pumpkin bread too! Yummy. I’m combining the Top Ten Tuesday post with my last (sniff sniff) Blogoween post. It’s been a great month and I’ve loved reading everyone’s posts and comments. Big hugs to Sam and Clo for […]

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Book Review: Love in Catalina Cove by Brenda Jackson

Genre: Romance, Contemporary Published: 10/30/18 Pages: 459 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was a fast paced romance/mystery that was completely absorbing and super sexy. Vashti and Sawyer are the main characters and their chemistry was singeing the pages of the book! I don’t usually read this genre so all I can say is certain scenes were really steamy… […]

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Blogoween Post 12: Hallowe’en Trivia

Today’s Blogoween 👻🎃 post is about Halloween trivia. Here’s a list of some of the most interesting factoids I found. Orange 🧡 and black 🖤 are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the Fall 🍁harvest and black is associated with darkness 🌚 and death. Jack o’ Lanterns 🎃 originated in Ireland 🇮🇪 where people […]

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Blogoween Post 11: Alfred Hitchcock – Master of Suspense

”When we tell a story in cinema we should resort to dialogue only when it’s impossible to do otherwise.” – Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock’s ”Rear Window” was one of the first movies where I understood the difference between ”suspense” and ”scary.” I remember how little dialogue there was. Turns out he was a pioneer in […]

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Blogoween Post 10: Barely Breathing, Forever Haunted

Where has the month gone?! Sam at Fictionally Sam came up with this Blogoween 👻 prompt and it’s a great one! Have you seen her site? Click over and say hi! Barely Breathing; Forever Haunted – Books you’ve read that have left you emotionally crippled. This one wasn’t too difficult since there are so many. […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Worst Villains

Villains – unredeemable a**holes, unforgivable, cold and cruel. Here are a few of the worst! Professor Moriarty – Sherlock Holmes Hannibal Lechter – The Silence of The Lambs, Thomas Harris Annie Wilkes – Misery, Stephen King Paul Strom – Best Day Ever, Kaira Rouda Robert Bakus – The Poet, Michael Connelly Neil Sorrento – Ready […]

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