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Book Review: Firebug By Daniel Berenson

FIREBUG By: Daniel Berenson Published:  December 16, 2012 eBook only This book came to me through a request from the author.  After reading the synopsis and since I have two sons near the age of the boys in the novel, I decided to give it a shot. FIREBUG tells the story of Curtis and Bobby,…
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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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Children’s Book Review: Tilda Pinkerton’s Magical Hats By Angela Shelton

TILDA PINKERTON’S MAGICAL HATS Book 1 By the Red Tractor Mailbox Written by: Angela Shelton Illustrated by: James Murry Published:  April 1, 2013 As part of the Virtual Author Book Tour, I am delighted to share the book, TILDA PINKERTON’S MAGICAL HATS by Angela Shelton with you.  This is a chapter book that would be…
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Book Review: The Bracelet by Roberta Gately

THE BRACELET By: Roberta Gately Published: November 6, 2012 THE BRACELET begins with Abby, a UN aid worker witnessing what she believes to be a murder on her last night of training in Geneva.  As Abby arrives in Pakistan to begin her UN work at the vaccination clinic,  she finds that she can’t get the…
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Book Review: The House at the End of Hope Street By Menna van Praag

THE HOUSE AT THE END OF HOPE STREET By:  Menna van Praag Published:  April 4, 2013 The house on Hope Street in Cambridge, England, is a magical house where women have gone for centuries.  They go there to escape, for advice and to find hope for their future.  Of those who have stayed in the…
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Children’s Book Review: Nalah and the Pink Tiger By Anne Sawyer-Aitch

NALAH AND THE PINK TIGER Author and Illustrator:  Anne Sawyer-Aitch Published:  March 5 2013 NALAH AND THE PINK TIGER is the story of a little girl and her great imagination.  Her imagination involves numerous animals that live in her home and cause chaos leading her to get into trouble.  Then a pink tiger follows here…
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Book Review: The Storyteller By Jodi Picoult

THE STORYTELLER By: Jodi Picoult Published: February 26, 2013 Sage Singer befriends an old man who’s particularly beloved in her community. Josef Weber is everyone’s favorite retired teacher and Little League coach. They strike up a friendship at the bakery where Sage works. One day he asks Sage for a favor: to kill him. Shocked,…
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Book Review: Sweet Salt Air By Barbara Delinsky

SWEET SALT AIR By: Barbara Delinsky To Be Published:  June 18, 2013 Charlotte and Nicole were once the best of friends, spending summers together in Nicole’s coastal island house off of Maine. But many years, and many secrets, have kept the women apart. A successful travel writer, single Charlotte lives on the road, while Nicole,…
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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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Book Review: I’m Nobody By Alex Marestaing

I’M NOBODY By: Alex Marestaing Published: February 1, 2013 Caleb Reed is losing his mind, at least that’s what his father thinks.If it were only the show – America’s Funniest Home Videos – the same taped episode he’s watched every night for the last six years – then perhaps his parental unit wouldn’t worry so…
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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
Spare
Foster
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
Hamnet
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
Passing
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

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