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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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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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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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