April Wrap Up #monthinreview #orangecountyreads

“No amount of money ever bought a second of time.” – Tony Stark (Avengers: Endgame) “What do we say to the god of death?” “Not today.” – Arya Stark (Game of Thrones) April 2019 Wrap Up This was a great month for books AND film and TV. Besides GOT, I’m streaming Bosch on Amazon and…

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Book Review | Things You Save In A Fire by Katherine Center #bookreview #netgalley #katherinecenter

Genre: Fiction, Romance Published: August 13, 2019 Pages: 320 My Thoughts (Read January 2019) I finished this book with a huge grin on my face. Katherine Center’s books have a way of making me feel like hugging whoever is nearest to me! I received an arc from Netgalley and even though it doesn’t come out…

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Book Review: Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

Genre: contemporary, romance, mystery Published: July 24, 2018 Pages: 337 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I was so surprised by this book! I wasn’t expecting it to have so much depth and emotion. This book made me hold my breath several times as the story unfolded. What in the world could have happened to Eddie? That’s the question Sarah…

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Magic of Memoir Blog Tour: Braided: A Journey of A Thousand Challahs by Beth Ricanti

We are so happy to be part of BookSparks “Magic of Memoir” blog tour. We will be reading and reviewing five very different memoirs over the next two months. Our second book is called Braided: A Journey of A Thousand Challahs by Beth Ricanti, MD. Can you say YUMMY? I skimmed through some of this…

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Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Genre: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Romance Published: May 5, 2009 Pages: 290 What a wonderful book! Written entirely in letters between Juliet and the islanders of Guernsey, this was part love story and part history lesson as it recounts what happened to the island during World War II. It takes a terrible situation (being cut…

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Book Review: After Zero, Christina Collins

After Zero Christina Collins ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Genre: young adult, contemporary Published: September 4, 2018 Pages: 256 I was so happy to receive an advance copy of this title, out this Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Thank you to our partners at Sourcebooks. 😍 Everyone needs to read this beautiful book. Author Christina Collins has written a unique…

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Book Review: Tear Me Apart, J. T. Ellison

Tear Me Apart J. T. Ellison ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Genre: thriller, suspense Published: 8/21/18 Pages: 328 This book had me on the edge of my seat and at the end of part one, I gasped out loud. I was fascinated by the story line, which gets more complex and layered as the chapters go. Mindy is a…

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Magic of Memoir Blog Tour: Boot Language by Vanya Erickson

We are thrilled to be part of BookSparks “Magic of Memoir” blog tour. We will be reading and reviewing five very different memoirs over the next two months. Our first book is called Boot Language by Vanya Erickson. When I read the back cover and found out that Vanya was raised with a mother who…

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