Jane Porter’s Brennan Sisters Series Spotlight and 3 Book Giveaway

Jane Porter is known for her emotional, heartfelt stories about women struggling with issues of friendship, marriage, family, and self-acceptance, and her Brennan Sisters Trilogy is no exception.  I have read the first two books in the series and reviewed them HERE and HERE.  Next week, THE GOOD WIFE review will be posted.  If you…
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New Book Today From Debbie Macomber

As an Official Debbie Macomber Ambassador, I wanted to let you know about a book trailer for Debbie’s newest book ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM that is available today!  This is the 2nd in her Rose Harbor series.
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Children’s Book Review: Why Isn’t the Zoo A Pet Store, Too? By Blake Ross

WHY ISN’T THE ZOO…A PET STORE, TOO? Author/Illustrator: Blake Ross Published:  June 25, 2010 This June, I took our kids to our local Barnes and Noble for their summer reading kick off.  It is a tradition for us to pick out a book or two for the summer.  While there, I introduced myself to Blake…
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Are You A Debbie Macomber Fan?

I have been chosen as a Debbie Macomber Fan Ambassador.  So, if you are a fan of her books or movies, stay tuned.  I will be getting first dibs on anything Debbie Macomber.  I will be getting first hand information about events, new books, movies, and behind-the-scenes details and I will be sharing that right…
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Book Review and Author Meet and Greet: Ordinary Grace By William Kent Krueger

ORDINARY GRACE By: William Kent Krueger Published: March 26, 2013 From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger comes a brilliant new novel about a young man, a small town, and murder in the summer of 1961.New Bremen, Minnesota, 1961. The Twins were playing their debut season, ice-cold root beers were at the ready at Halderson’s…
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Author Interview with H.W. “Buzz” Bernard

I am so excited to bring you my first author interview!  I am thrilled to introduce you to H.W. “Buzz” Bernard, author and retired meteorologist.  This interview is part of his Blog Tour for his new thriller, PLAGUE, sponsored by I first found out about Buzz after reading his debut novel, EYEWALL.  Check out…
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Shocked and Saddened

Everywhere I look, I am reading about the death of Whitney Houston and while that is sad and shocking in and of itself, the death that has left me nearly speechless is the death of author, Jeffrey Zaslow. photo courtesy of From the WALL STREET JOURNAL: Jeffrey Zaslow, a longtime Wall Street Journal writer…
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Review and Author Chat: Matrimony

Thanks to our book club won an author chat with Joshua Henkin, author of Matrimony. About the book…It’s the fall of 1986, and Julian Wainwright, an aspiring writer, arrives at Graymont College in New England. Here he meets Carter Heinz, with whom he develops a strong but ambivalent friendships, and beautiful Mia Mendelsohn, with…
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Author: William Kent Krueger

A few weeks ago, I was privileged to meet and visit with mystery author, William Kent Krueger. He came to my small Iowa town on a library tour, and even though I had never read any of his books, I couldn’t miss the chance to hear an author speak. He was a wonderful speaker and…
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