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Books that Came My Way in November

November ended up being even busier than I expected. Of the 18 days school was in session, I subbed 12 of them. Then I also had other commitments on my free days and traveled a couple times as well. I had very little reading time over the last month and it has continually frustrated me.…
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Books that Came My Way in September

I have no business accepting all these great books for review. My schedule is beyond crazy and I went a whole week without even turning a page in a book because I subbed every day and had meetings and kids’ activities in the evening as well as a busy weekend. I have fallen behind on…
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Book Review: Remember Mia By Alexandra Burt

REMEMBER MIA By: Alexandra Burt Published: July 7, 2015 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Suspense/Thriller If you have been part of the craze reading books like GONE GIRL and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, you will definitely like Burt’s take on this gripping and suspenseful story of a mother and her baby. It’s not quite fair to say…
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Books That Came My Way in June 2015

I haven’t accepted many books this summer because I’m trying to catch up on all the great books I received this spring. I’m planning on taking a blogging break here in a few weeks so I can just focus on my family and of course, on reading! As always, if I am choosing to read…
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14 Books to Read This Summer – Fiction and Non-Fiction

There are some amazing books coming out this summer that I wanted to be sure to share with my readers. Some of these are sitting on my own shelf waiting to be read, others I’ll be buying like the rest of you as soon as they are available. Most of these are authors I don’t…
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Mini Book Review: Defending Jacob By William Landay

DEFENDING JACOB: A Novel By: William Landay Published: January 31, 2012 Publisher: Delacorte Press Fiction/Crime Fiction I’m pretty sure I’m one of the last people to read DEFENDING JACOB. It has been recommended to me over and over again and I just rarely find or make time to read books “for fun”. When my cousin…
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Book Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN By: Paula Hawkins Published: January 13, 2015 Publisher: Riverhead Fiction/Psychological Thriller I would be surprised if you haven’t heard about this book. It’s been mentioned on nearly every book blog I follow, written about in magazines, and is on shelves in every bookstore.  Its debut is on the heels of…
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Book Review: One Step Too Far By Tina Seskis

ONE STEP TOO FAR: A Novel By: Tina Seskis Published: January 27, 2015 Publisher: William Morrow Fiction/Suspense Have you ever felt like escaping your life?  For a day or a weekend, maybe. But not escaping forever, leaving your husband and family behind. Probably not going as far as changing your name and never looking back.…
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Book Review: The Last Breath By Kimberly Belle

 THE LAST BREATH By: Kimberly Belle Published: September 30, 2014 Publisher: Harlequin MIRA Fiction/Women’s Fiction Kimberly Belle packs a punch with a gripping prologue and keeps you turning the pages, assessing your beliefs and leaving you holding your breath all the way to the end. This is Belle’s debut novel and hopefully more are to…
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Book Review: Little Mercies By Heather Gudenkauf

LITTLE MERCIES By: Heather Gudenkauf Published: July 1, 2014 Publisher: Harlequin MIRA Fiction In Gudenkauf’s latest novel, moms everywhere won’t be able to forget this story, ripped right from today’s headlines. Gudenkauf, I’m sure, had no idea how timely her novel would be. Gudenkauf is an Iowan and sets her books around the people and…
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