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Books that Came My Way in August 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in August. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. We have officially had two weeks of school. Patrick is all settled in at college and the homework has begun. We are already in the…
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Book Review: Too Close to Breathe By Olivia Kiernan

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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Book Review: The French Girl By Lexie Elliott

THE FRENCH GIRL A Novel  By: Lexie Elliott Published: February 20, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Books Fiction/Suspense/Mystery Debut novelist, Lexie Elliott always wanted to be a writer. Thinking back on a summer vacation with her friends to a farmhouse in France, the idea for this novel was formed. Kate Channing, along with her boyfriend Seb, and…
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Books that Came in March 2018

Our family took a somewhat spontaneous Spring Break trip to Oklahoma and Texas.We stopped in Oklahoma City and toured the Bombing Memorial (heartbreaking, peaceful, and humbling), a car show, went to an Oklahoma Thunder NBA game, and the Myriad Botanical Gardens. Then on to Dallas to see the George W Bush Presidential Library, The 6th…
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Books that Came in January 2018

Well, it has been so good to get back to regular reading. I have been making the time to read whether I am at home in my favorite chair, riding in the van to a ball game, waiting for an appointment, or during my lunch. I always have a book going on my phone, on…
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Book Review: The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

THE BREAKDOWN By: B.A. Paris Published: July 18, 2017 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Fiction/Suspense/Mystery/Thriller One of the most riveting thrillers I read last year was Paris’s first novel, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. It made my skin crawl and kept me turning the pages until I finished it. Her sophomore thriller, THE BREAKDOWN is just as creepy…
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Book Review: I See You By Clare Mackintosh

I SEE YOU A Novel By: Clare Mackintosh Published: February 21, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Books Fiction/Mystery/Thriller/Suspense I was sufficiently creeped out by this book, so much so that I didn’t even want to read it. This merging of stalking with technology and media would make most of us question our daily routines. Zoe Walker sees…
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New Books in February 2017

Every month I share a post about all the new books that came my way during the past month. You can be sure to see these posts at the beginning of every month. I read nine books in February including three adult fiction, five children’s non-fiction, and a children’s fiction book. I am currently reading…
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Book Review: Since She Went Away By David Bell

SINCE SHE WENT AWAY By: David Bell Published: June 21, 2016 Publisher: NAL Fiction/Mystery/Suspense Jenna and Celia have been best friends since childhood, but as adults, fitting in time to get together between jobs, kids, and Celia’s country club friends have been difficult. Even though they don’t see each other as often, they always seamlessly…
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Book Review: Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold By Iain Reading

KITTY HAWK AND THE CURSE OF THE YUKON GOLD Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency #1 By: Iain Reading Published: December 3, 2012 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Fiction/YA/Mystery If you have an independent, spunky tween that is looking for a new series to read, this Kitty Hawk series might just be for them. Kitty Hawk…
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Stacie's read-in-2018 book montage
How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets
Granted
Hello Mornings: How to Build a Grace-Filled, Life-Giving Morning Routine
Just Between Us


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