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Book Review: Necessary Lies By Diane Chamberlain

NECESSARY LIES By: Diane Chamberlain Published: September 3, 2013 Fiction I am late to the Diane Chamberlain fan club.  I have heard others rave about her books, but haven’t read any until now.  I can’t wait to be sucked in to another one of her books.  If you like books that are written around a…
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Books That Came My Way In March

I’ve had another busy mailbox this month with a bunch more great books coming my way.  I have become very picky with the books I agree to review become my time is limited.  So, you can be assured that if a book has arrived in my mailbox, I felt it was going to be worth…
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Book Review: The Sister Season By Jennifer Scott

THE SISTER SEASON By: Jennifer Scott Published:  November 5, 2013 Fiction In the first pages of THE SISTER SEASON, we are confronted with scandal, drama and secrets.  Your jaw will drop and you will want to keep reading to find out more about the Yancey family.  Elise, the mother, has spent the last forty-seven years…
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Books That Came My Way in February

I have had some great books come my way this past month and I know I have another great month of reading ahead.  Last month will be tough to beat with three 5 Star book reviews in just one month.  Here are the books that came my way for review or from my own purchases.…
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Book Review: Calling Me Home By Julie Kibler

CALLING ME HOME By: Julie Kibler Published: February 12, 2013 Fiction If I could, I would give Julie Kibler an Oscar, a high five, a hug, and a round of applause for her debut novel.  It really was a truly wonderful book and I am happy to share it with you. In CALLING ME HOME,…
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Book Review: Christmas Trees Lit the Sky By Anneliese Heider Tisdale

CHRISTMAS TREES LIT THE SKY Growing Up in World War II Germany By: Anneliese Heider Tisdale Published: November 7, 2012 Non-Fiction/Memoir CHRISTMAS TREES LIT THE SKY tells the story of Anneliese Heider Tisdale and her family.  Anneliese grew up in Munich, Germany during WWII and shares their struggles, triumphs, fears, hopes, and dreams as they…
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Book Review: Orphan Train By Christina Baker Kline

ORPHAN TRAIN: A NOVEL By: Christina Baker Kline Published: April 2, 2013 I had been hearing how wonderful this book was, but I didn’t realize how wonderful until I began reading it.  If I could have shut out the rest of the world and read it in one sitting, I would have.  ORPHAN TRAIN shifts…
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Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars By John Green

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS By: John Green Published:  January 10, 2012 Fiction/YA This book is both tragic and funny.  John Green is able to blend the two into such a beautiful story of teenagers in love.  The story involves Hazel and Augustus who meet in a cancer survivor group.  The two of them are…
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Book Review: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls By Anton DiSclafani

THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS By: Anton DiSclafani Published: June 4, 2013 THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS tells the story of Thea Atwell who has been sent from her home in Florida at the age of 15 to the riding camp by her family.  The camp is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains…
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Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed By Khaled Hosseini

AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED By:  Khaled Hosseini Published:  May 21, 2013 Hosseini has kept us waiting six years for another of his masterpieces and though the wait was long, it was worth it.  He does not disappoint with his newest novel…really more a work of great literature.  If you read his other books, THE KITE…
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December