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Book Review: Too Close to Breathe By Olivia Kiernan

Too Close to Breathe Cover

TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE Frankie Sheehan #1 By: Olivia Kiernan Published: April 3, 2018 Publisher: Dutton Fiction/Suspense/Thriller   Eleanor Costello, a Type-A science professor has committed suicide by hanging. Her husband is nowhere to be found. Detective Frankie Sheehan doesn’t buy it and decides to check out the autopsy report. This is her first case back…

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I’m Joining Bout of Books 23

Bout of Books 23

I’m super excited to invite you to join me for Bout of Books 23. Bout of Books 23 is a week-long event where book lovers like me (and you) focus your time on reading. This is a no pressure event and you can read as many pages or as many books as you want. It’s…

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Children’s Book Review: StarTalk By Neil deGrasse Tyson

STAR TALK Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond By: Neil deGrasse Tyson Published: September 13, 2016 – Paperback on February 19, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction   Well, I am embarrassed to admit, I had no idea who Neil deGrasse Tyson was before picking…

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Books that Came My Way in July 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in July. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. As I type this we are looking at one more week before our oldest leaves for college. It is bittersweet as I am so excited…

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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2019 Published: May 8, 2018 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction   My eight-year-old self would have never believed that I would get National Geographic books sent to me in the mail for free and I get to read and review them, telling other kids about them. I loved reading these…

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Book Review: The Lost Family By Jenna Blum

THE LOST FAMILY By: Jenna Blum Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Harper Fiction/Historical Fiction   Heartache, even decades later, can still feel like it just happened yesterday. Even though Peter survived WWII and brutal treatment by the Nazis, his wife and twin toddler daughters did not. He came to America to start over and as…

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