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The Business of ARCs – How I get my books

I have been reading books my entire life, and I have gone through stages of extreme reviewing, and times where I reviewed nothing (two kids, out-of-state moves, etc). I just recently started consistently reviewing again. I created an Bookstagram, then blog, then Facebook, Litsy, and Twitter. I found that I loved it so much! I… Continue reading The Business of ARCs – How I get my books

Book Review

A Discovery: A Bookshop in Berlin by Françoise Frenkel, Patrick Modiano – Book Review

★★★★★ What I Loved: A Bookshop in Berlin is not your normal memoir. Françoise Frenkel wrote her experiences down and they were published in 1945. They were then re-discovered in an attic in 2010. I loved Françoise's descriptions of her experiences. I felt delighted when she was, horrified when she was; all of her feelings… Continue reading A Discovery: A Bookshop in Berlin by Françoise Frenkel, Patrick Modiano – Book Review

Book Review

A Thrilling Ride: The Look-Alike by Erica Spindler – Book Review

★★★★ What I Loved: The Look-Alike takes the reader on so many twists and turns, I was constantly pointing blame at a different character in the book! I loved the way the story unraveled a little at a time, giving me one piece here and another there. It made the suspense wonderful and the ending… Continue reading A Thrilling Ride: The Look-Alike by Erica Spindler – Book Review

Book Review

Pause Power by Jennifer Law

Learning to Stay Calm When Your Buttons Get Pushed ★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved and How I Felt: I am always looking for ways to help my children handle their emotions, and let's face it, I can always use help with that as well. Pause Power was such a unique way to show children… Continue reading Pause Power by Jennifer Law

Book Review

The Better Liar by Tanen Jones

★★★★ The Better Liar by Tanen JonesGenre: ThrillerPage Count: 307 pagesPublisher: Ballantine Books (Under Random House)Pub Date: January 14, 2020 What I Loved: The Better Liar had me all over the place! The story was just crazy enough that I would think I knew what was going on, and then I would second guess it because "That would… Continue reading The Better Liar by Tanen Jones

Book Review

Fantastic You by Danielle Dufayet

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: This book was FANTASTIC! Children can be very hard on themselves and they way this book was written, it gave such an uplifting way for children to love and forgive themselves. This book is not written as on story that has a start and a finish, it is lots… Continue reading Fantastic You by Danielle Dufayet

Book Review

Bears Make the Best Writing Buddies by Carmen Oliver

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The idea of helping children understand how to write something is great. I loved the tips that are given in this book and I loved the support that the bear can give to the child trying to write. How I Felt: Bears Make the Best Writing Buddy is a… Continue reading Bears Make the Best Writing Buddies by Carmen Oliver

Book Review

The Beekeeper’s Bullet (Wind in the Wire Book 1) by Lance Hawvermale

I was provided this ARC by NetGalley and The Wild Rose Press in exchange for my honest review. ★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The main character, Ellenor Jantz is a great character. She's full of spunk and personality. Her opening scenes were great, and I thought I was going to really enjoy the book,… Continue reading The Beekeeper’s Bullet (Wind in the Wire Book 1) by Lance Hawvermale

Book Review

The Other Wife by Claire McGowan

★★★★★ The Other Wife by Claire McGowan will release for purchase October 24, 2019. I was provided an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review. Here's what I thought: What I Loved: The way the author wove so many secrets into the story. The twists and turns were done so that you… Continue reading The Other Wife by Claire McGowan