Book Reviews, Monthly Updates

What Did You Read This Summer? Let’s look back! #summerreads #minireviews #orangecountyreads

It was a busy Summer and I haven’t posted a wrap-up post since June! Now that July and August are behind us, I’m looking forward to my favorite time of year. 🍁🍂🎃 But first, let’s take a look back at a full and fun summer! July Reads ☀️On The Island by Tracey Garcia Graves – […]

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Author Spotlight

In Their Own Words: Interview with Amy Mason Doan | #sundaysessions #amymasondoan #orangecountyreads

Please welcome author Amy Mason Doan to the blog! Amy has written two novels, the lastest being The Summer Hours which came out in June of this year. I was fortunate to meet Amy at a book event last year and I can tell you she is FUN! (Play Five Truths and a Lie with […]

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Blog Tour, Book Reviews

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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First Lines Fridays

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 Reviews

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

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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Blog Tour, Book Reviews

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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