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Product Review and GIVEAWAY: I See Me Books

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! I remember as a child, I had a book that had MY NAME in it along with some friends and family members.  I would read that book over and over and thought it was so neat that the story was told about me!  Because my name has a different…
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Book Review: The Yellow House by Patricia Falvey

THE YELLOW HOUSE By Patricia Falvey Published: February 15, 2010 ***** THE YELLOW HOUSE delves into the passion and politics of Northern Ireland at the beginning of the 20th Century. Eileen O’Neill’s family is torn apart by religious intolerance and secrets from the past. Determined to reclaim her ancestral home and reunite her family, Eileen…
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Book Review: Proof of Heaven by Mary Curran Hackett

PROOF OF HEAVEN By Mary Curran Hackett Published: November 1, 2011 He might be young, but Colm already recognizes the truth: that he’s sick and not getting better. His mother, Cathleen, fiercely believes her faith will protect her ailing son, but Colm is not so sure. With a wisdom far beyond his years, Colm has…
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Review and Giveaway: Call Me When You Land by Michael Schiavone

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! CALL ME WHEN YOU LAND By:  Michael Schiavone Published: October 21, 2011 On the brink of her fortieth birthday, Katie Olmstead is in no mood to celebrate. Still tending bar to support a stalled art career, she continues to struggle with her temperamental teenage son, C.J., who wants less…
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Book Review: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS By Vanessa Diffenbaugh Published August 23, 2011 Fiction The Victorian language of flowers was used to express emotions: honeysuckle for devotion, azaleas for passion, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it has been more useful in communicating feelings like grief, mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in…
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Review: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

CUTTING FOR STONE By Abraham Verghese Published February 3, 2009 Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother’s death in childbirth and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural…
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Review: EYEWALL By H.W. “Buzz” Bernard

EYEWALL By: H.W. “Buzz” Bernard Published: April 15, 2011 St. Simons Island, Georgia, has never been hit by a Category 5 hurricane. Until now. No one predicted the storm’s sudden force. A crippled Air Force recon plane, trapped in the eye of a violent hurricane. An outspoken tropical weather forecaster, fired from his network TV…
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Review: HAPPY HOUR By Michele Scott

HAPPY HOUR By Michele Scott Published:  October 31, 2009 Four friends working in Napa Valley, Sundays are for fellowship, good food and wine. Jamie is editor-in-chief at “Wine Lover’s Magazine,” and a single mother. Before her husband died, she lived a fairy tale life. Guilt from his death keeps her from moving forward. Kat is…
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Review: JOY FOR BEGINNERS By Erica Bauermeister

JOY FOR BEGINNERS By Erica Bauermeister Published June 9, 2011 At an intimate, festive dinner party in Seattle, six women gather to celebrate their friend Kate’s recovery from cancer. Wineglass in hand, Kate strikes a bargain with them. To celebrate her new lease on life, she’ll do the one thing that’s always terrified her: white-water…
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Review: The Art of Saying Goodbye by Ellyn Bache

THE ART OF SAYING GOODBYE By Ellyn Bache Fiction Published June 1, 2011 She was the thread that wove their tapestry together. With a group of women as diverse as the ladies from Brightwood Trace, you might not think them to be close. There’s Julianne, a nurse with an unsettling psychic ability that allows her…
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