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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – June 2020 Edition

A roundup of mini-reviews of some of my recent reads chosen for my own enjoyment including audiobooks, eBooks, and physical copies.
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Book Review/Author Interview: The Most Fun We Ever Had By Claire Lombardo

THE MOST FUN WE EVER HAD By: Claire Lombardo Published: June 25, 2019 Publisher: Doubleday Books Fiction We all have that family that we idolize. There is that idyllic family that is always happy, always seems to have everything fall into place, and their kids are successful and beautiful. In Lombardo’s debut novel, that family…
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Book Spotlight: Seven Days of Us By Francesca Hornak

  Available today in paperback is the book everyone will be talking about this holiday season. SEVEN DAYS OF US is the perfect read to appreciate your holiday craziness and that maybe you don’t have it so bad! It’s Christmas, and the Birch family is gathering for the first time in years. Emma is elated…
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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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Book Review: The Great Alone By Kristin Hannah

THE GREAT ALONE By: Kristin Hannah Published: February 6, 2018 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Fiction After reading my seventh Kristin Hannah novel, I think she just keeps getting better. I didn’t think she could top her latest best-selling historical fiction novel, THE NIGHTINGALE, but I think she has. Hannah has a family connection and great…
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Book Review: The Two-Family House By Lynda Cohen Loigman

THE TWO-FAMILY HOUSE By: Lynda Cohen Loigman Published: March 8, 2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Fiction Abe and Mort are brothers who live in a two-family brownstone in Brooklyn with their wives. Abe and Helen live upstairs with their four sons and Mort and Rose live downstairs with their three daughters. Abe and Mort own the…
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Book Review: Home Front by Kristin Hannah

HOME FRONT By: Kristin Hannah Published January 31, 2012 ***** In her bestselling novels Kristin Hannah has plumbed the depths of friendship, the loyalty of sisters, and the secrets mothers keep. Now, in her most emotionally powerful story yet, she explores the intimate landscape of a troubled marriage with this provocative and timely portrait of…
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