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TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 91919 #page69test #tbrthursdays #orangecountyreads

Do you know about “the page 69 test”? The idea, floated by Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan, is that when you read page 69 of a book you know whether or not it’s for you. In the book HOW TO READ A NOVEL, John Sutherland suggests that readers should apply the page 69 test.  He argues […]

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First Lines Fridays

First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Book 91319 #firstlinesfridays #orangecountyreads

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, General Info

Book Review: Watching You by Lisa Jewell | #bookreview #watchingyoubook

Everyone is a suspect. Everyone has something to hide. Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense Published: December 26, 2018 Pages: 320 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: What a thrilling suspenseful read! As the title suggests…someone’s being watched. But who? And why? This fast paced read was exciting and deceptive with many complicated twists. The story begins with a dead […]

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Book Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover #coho #verity

Genre: Romance, Thriller, Suspense Published: December 7, 2018 Pages: 250 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 Disturbing. Imaginative. Complicated. Riveting. Dark. Colleen Hoover’s latest read Verity is a complete and glorious masterpiece of mind-f**kery…’scuse the language. If you’ve never read a Colleen Hoover book maybe don’t start with this one?! It’s so different and so gripping and it’s got a […]

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Book Review: Dead Girl Running by Christina Dodd #deadgirlrunning

Genre: mystery, suspense Published: April 24, 2018 Pages: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This book was SO good! Fast paced and unique storyline. Lots of tension and dramatic twists and turns. The main character Kellan Adams is simply put, a bad-ass. She’s ex-military with a highly analytical mind and ice in her veins. She’s both tough and vulnerable – […]

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