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Entries Tagged as 'Book Review'

Book Review: The Angel of Innisfree

November 17th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Book Review, Five Star, Historical Fiction, Love Stories

I’m not sure how to begin this post. I’m in a sort of reading coma–like a food coma, but experienced after over-indulging on a good book. The Angel of Innisfree, by Patrick F. Rooney, is a seriously fantastic read and can be found on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis The story begins in Ireland in […]

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Book Review: Guarding Shakespeare

November 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Book Review, Crime Fiction, Three Star

Just finished the noir novella “Guarding Shakespeare” by Quintin Peterson, found on Book Club Reading List! Synopsis Lt. Norman Blalock has worked at the Folger Library guarding priceless Shakespearean artifacts for 25 years. Shortly after being passed up for promotion yet again, Norman is offered the opportunity of a lifetime: steal a small, virtually unknown artifact […]

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Book Review: “Miss?”

October 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Book Review, Five Star, General Fiction

Before I had my own kids and got into book reviewing, I was a behavior counselor to inner-city elementary school students. It was a hard and thankless job; I lasted less than 2 years before I was burned out. The stories told in “Miss?”, by Laurel McHargue, remind me of my own time working with troubled […]

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Book Review: Again, Alabama

October 21st, 2015 · 2 Comments · Book Review, Contemporary Romance, Five Star

What a delightfully cozy feel-good story! Just finished Again, Alabama by Susan Sands last night and I loved it. The perfect book to curl up with under a warm blanket on a cold day with a cup of hot cocoa and a slice of pecan pie. Now doesn’t that sound wonderful?? You can find Again, […]

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Book Review: Prophase, A Present Tale

October 13th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Book Review, Fantasy, Five Star, Young Adult

Just finished Prophase, A Present Tale, by Mitchel Street, last night and holy cow! Talk about a killer ending! Those last few chapters were simply amazing. I’m wishing the sequel was written so I could continue the journey. You can find this young adult, science fiction/fantasy novel on Book Club Reading List under the “Action […]

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Book review: Dobyns Chronicles

October 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Book Review, Four Star, Historical Fiction

Just finished up the historical fiction novel Dobyns Chronicles, by Shirley McLain, and I feel like I need to speak with a southern cowboy drawl! The writing style just put that accent in my head through the entire story. I found Dobyns Chronicles on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis Dobyns Chronicles is the story of […]

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Book Review: Clara by Suzanna J Linton

September 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Book Review, Fantasy, Four Star

Just finished reading the exciting fantasy novel Clara, by Suzanna J Linton. This was a book that I desperately wanted to read all in one sitting. Unfortunately, this was a busy week, the kids actually wanted to be fed and cared for (can you believe it??) and every time my reading time was interrupted I turned […]

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Book review: The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club

September 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Book Review, Five Star, Mystery

I finished reading this gem over the weekend. What a great find! I found The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club here on Book Club Reading List. Synopsis A unique and comedic murder-mystery story by Duncan Whitehead, The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club (GLDWC) features a wide variety of vibrant characters. In a quiet neighborhood deep […]

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Book review: Surrender

August 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Book Review, Three Star, Young Adult

I’ve had the privilege of reading and reviewing Surrender by Jennifer Burrows. (Check out my author interview for more information about Jennifer and her story.) I found it through Cheap eBooks if you’d like to go get yourself a copy! Synopsis Surrender starts with our heroine Katherine Anderson, a renowned food critic from New York, as she discovers […]

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