Book Review, Excerpt and Q&A with the Author| The Escape Room by Megan Goldin #stmartinspress #theescaperoom #netgalley

Thanks so much to St. Martins Press for inviting us to join THE ESCAPE ROOM blog tour! Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Contemporary Published: July 30, 2019 Pages: 368 My Thoughts Clever and twisted and a thrilling rollercoaster of a book. First published in Australia, it was released in the US at the end of July. Reading…

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Weekly Goodreads Giveaways 72919 #TheGoodreadsGames #orangecountyreads

Getting back to reality after a vacation can be harsh, right? I think so too, which is why I’m hoping this post is a happy diversion from the Monday blahs! I’m happy to share another edition of The Goodreads Games where I choose a handful of giveaways ending this week. Then I put all the…

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First Lines Friday | Find Your Next Book 6.28.19 #firstlinesfridays #weeklyfeature

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 first…

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Book Review | Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle #dearwife #netgalley #bookreview

Genre: Thriller, Mystery Published: June 25, 2019 Pages: 385 Wow this was a fantastic psychological thriller! I read this book quickly because I NEEDED to know what happened next. Beth’s character was very empowering as her story begins with her escaping her abusive husband. (Anyone remember Julia Roberts in Sleeping With The Enemy?) She’s got…

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First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Book 6.14.19 #firstlinesfridays #weeklyfeature

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 first…

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Book Review | The Other Side of Paradise by Sally Koslow #sallykoslow #suzyapprovedblogtour

Thanks to Suzy Approved Book Tours and author Sally Koslow for including OrangeCountyReaders on this blog tour which coincides with the paperback release of this 2018 title. Genre: Historical Fiction Published: May 29, 2018 Pages: 352 My Thoughts What a sad story. Sheilah Graham and F. Scott Fitzgerald have a love affair ten years after…

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First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Read 6.7.19 #firstlines #weeklyfeature

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 first…

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

I didn’t post my weekly recap last Monday, so this post will be for the last two weeks! I. Cannot. Believe. It’s. Almost. June! Hope you’re having a great weekend – we have a holiday today, Memorial Day which is about honoring our fallen soldiers. 🇺🇸 Since my last Monday post… Check out 7️⃣ new…

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