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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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Book Review: Don’t Go By Lisa Scottoline

DON’T GO By: Lisa Scottoline Published: April 1, 2013 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Fiction Dr. Mike Scanlon, an orthopedist, is overseas serving his country in Afghanistan.  Back home his wife, Chloe, and seven-month-old daughter, Emily, are trying to survive without him.  In just a month, his tour will be over and he will be home…
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Book Spotlight and Giveaway: Silence for the Dead By Simone St. James

SILENCE FOR THE DEAD By: Simone St. James Published: April 1, 2014 Fiction Sadly, I can’t get to every single book I want to read.  But, there are some books that sound so intriguing that I want to tell you about them. SILENCE FOR THE DEAD isn’t my typical genre.  I don’t usually choose mysteries,…
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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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Book Review: One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf

ONE BREATH AWAY By:  Heather Gudenkauf Published: June 26, 2012 ***** In her most emotionally charged novel to date, “New York Times” bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf explores the unspoken events that shape a community, the ties between parents and their children and how the fragile normalcy of our everyday life is so easily shattered. In…
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Review: HAPPY HOUR By Michele Scott

HAPPY HOUR By Michele Scott Published:  October 31, 2009 Four friends working in Napa Valley, Sundays are for fellowship, good food and wine. Jamie is editor-in-chief at “Wine Lover’s Magazine,” and a single mother. Before her husband died, she lived a fairy tale life. Guilt from his death keeps her from moving forward. Kat is…
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Review: A Murderous Procession by Ariana Franklin

Adelia is back in this thrilling fourth installment of the Mistress of the Art of Death series. In 1176, King Henry II sends his daughter Joanna to Palermo to marry his cousin, the king of Sicily. Henry chooses Adelia Aguilar, his Mistress of the Art of Death, to travel with the princess and safeguard her…
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Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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