Instagram Giveaway | Six Books Six Winners #buddyreads #giveaway

I love doing Buddy Reads and I wanted to give three sets of “buddies” a chance to read a book together! Click the link below to enter! Click here to enter on Instagram! US only, sorry International friends! Follow OrangeCountyReaders on Goodreads, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Support Us on Ko-Fi and Amazon. And please, feel…

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First Line Fridays | When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton #firstlines #orangecountyreaders

Happy Happy Friday! What a week it’s been… Today’s First Lines comes from When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton (on sale April 9, 2019) First Lines: “The thing about collecting marriage proposals is they’re much like cultivating eccentricities. One is an absolute must for being admired in polite—or slightly less-than-polite—society. Two ensure you’re a…

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Can’t. Wait. Wednesday. | Midnight at the Wandering Vineyard by Jamie Raintree #cantwait #newrelease #graydonhouse

Midnight at the Wandering Vineyard by Jamie Raintree is on sale March 26, 2019 and We. Can’t. Wait! Look at that gorgeous cover! 💜 About the Book: Mallory Graham is returning home to the heat and vines of Southern California in search of a peace she can’t find in the city. Her parents’ vineyard is…

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Book Review | The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides #bookreview #debutauthor

Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Fiction Published: February 5, 2019 Pages: 336 🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Fast paced. Shocking. Lots of questions. This book has a ton of 4 and 5 star reviews and the pre-marketing for it has been clever and original. The premise is thrilling and the twist at the end will have you turning pages…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Upcoming Releases I’m Undecided About #toptentuesday #orangecountyreaders

Today’s TOP TEN TUESDAY prompt is all about books I’m not sure about. They’re new releases coming out later this year that are hyped for one reason or another. Some are debut novels, some nonfiction and some are drama/thrillers. I’ll be curious to see what the reviews and other bloggers say when the release dates…

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Book Review |The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib #bookreview #orangecountyreads

Genre: Fiction Published: February 5, 2019 Pages: 384 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Anna Roux was a touching and honest character. She’s a woman who has anorexia and weighs just 88 pounds. She’s been checked into a full time residential program at 17 Swann Street. The plot was fast paced and the chapters were short with lots…

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Book Review | More Than Words by Jill Santopolo #bookreview #orangecountyreads

Genre: Contemporary, Romance Published: February 5, 2019 Pages: 352 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Nina is the perfect daughter. She’s smart, beautiful and understands the responsibility of her family’s legacy. Her fiancé is her best friend and they’ve grown up together. She feels pressure after her father dies to do everything he expected – marry the guy,…

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Book Review | The Curiosities by Susan Gloss #bookreview #tallpoppyblogger #orangecountyreaders

Genre: Contemporary, Fiction Published: February 5, 2019 Pages: 358 🍊 🍊 🍊/5 My Review: They say everyone grieves differently and in their own way. It’s also said that art and creativity can have the power to be healing. Author Susan Gloss contemplates that question as she shares a compelling story of a woman who must…

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