Blog Tour – Her Daughters’s Mother by Daniela Petrova

Blog Tour – Her Daughters’s Mother by Daniela Petrova

  Suzy’s Approved Book Tours presents another great novel, and today I am reviewing Her Daughter’s Mother by Daniela Petrova,  her first novel that published on June 18, 2019. About the book: Daniela Petrova’s gripping debut novel, HER DAUGHTER’S MOTHER, is both a twist-filled domestic suspense and an exploration into the emotional and ethical complexities of advanced fertility treatments and motherhood. When a newly pregnant woman crosses the line and befriends her anonymous egg donor, she is surprised by the unlikely friendship they form—and is blindsided when her new friend disappears. As one of the last people to have seen

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Blog Tour – When You Were Mine by Lisa Swift

Blog Tour – When You Were Mine by Lisa Swift

  It’s my stop on the When You Were Mine Blog Tour, a new Romance / Women’s Fiction book by Lisa Swift.   If you’ve been here before you know how I like my rom/com books, and this one did not disappoint!  This one was just published on August 14 so go get your copy now.   Book Synopsis Life is a love song when you find the right notes Maggie and Ibby make up a happy – if unconventional – family. After meeting at university, they now live in the village of Applecroft on the beautiful West Country coast.

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Blog Tour – The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg

  Suzy’s Approved Book Tours presents another great upcoming novel, and today I am reviewing The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg,  her second novel that releases on August 20, 2019.  So let’s get to it….. About the book: Hannah Webber fears she will never be a mother, but her prayers are finally answered when she gives birth to a son. In an era of high-stakes parenting, nurturing Sam’s intellect becomes Hannah’s life purpose. She invests body and soul into his development, much to the detriment of her marriage. She convinces herself, however, that Sam’s acceptance at age fourteen to the

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Down the WRONG rabbit hole ~ a bookstagrammers demise

Yesterday we had an incident in one of our groups where one of our newer bookstagram friends was “called out” for stealing another bookstagrammers photo and utilizing it for herself as one of her own posts.   As we sat in the chat and watched the story unfold “real time” right in front of our eyes we found out that our friend had been called out previously for doing this exact same thing several times before with other ‘grammers photos. The “friend” was being told that she was being reported and that the photos needed removed immediately.   Within a

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Blog Tour – Rage by Netta Newbound

Blog Tour – Rage by Netta Newbound

  Welcome to my stop on the “Rage” by Netta Newbound Tour.  This is an amazing thriller novel that I had the privilege of reading, and hopefully now you will read it too.   About the Book Nurse, Lizzi Yates, is assigned to provide end-of-life care to Charlie Maidley, one of Britain’s footballing legends, on the condition she keeps his identity a secret. Unbeknownst to Lizzi, Charlie’s doctors have agreed to allow his sister, Miriam, to take him home to die on the strict understanding he remains in an induced coma, due to his history of assaulting women—a side effect

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Blog Tour – The Daughter In Law by Nina Manning

Blog Tour – The Daughter In Law by Nina Manning

  Happy Birthday to Bolwood Books and their very first Blog Tour!   I am so honored to her a part of this amazing event and on top of it I get to bring to you the AMAZING psychological thriller The Daughter In Law a debut novel by Nina Manning.   Let me tell you a little about the book. No one is good enough for her son… As a single mother, Annie has an especially close relationship with her son, Ben. They have always been together. Just the two of them. So, when Ben brings home his mysterious beautiful

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Blog Tour – Honeymoon for One by Frankie Collins

Blog Tour – Honeymoon for One by Frankie Collins

  I am so honored to be a part of Boldwood Books Blog Tour event and bring to you the wonderful summer romantic comedy  Honeymoon for One  a novel by Frankie Collins.   Let me tell you a little about the book. When disaster strikes, paradise calls… As a published novelist, Lila Rose has been writing about fictional weddings all her life. But disaster strikes on her own big day when she hears her philandering fiancé, Daniel whispering sweet nothings to someone else. With her dream day shattered, all Lila wants to do is run and hide, so she decides

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Blog Tour – Her Secret Son – Hannah Mary McKinnon

Blog Tour – Her Secret Son –  Hannah Mary McKinnon

When I first started on bookstagram, I didn’t know anything about blog tours.  The whole bookstagram world was brand new to me.  As I started to get my feet wet, I saw some of my friends doing these “tours” and featuring these books that they had read.   Not only did the books look great, but I really wanted to help promote for the authors too.   Then a really great friend and bookstagrammer who took me under her wing and showed me around introduced me to Suzanne Leopold who runs Suzy Approved Book Tours. I know right now you

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Audiobook Giveaway – Saturday’s Child by Deborah Burns

Audiobook Giveaway – Saturday’s Child by Deborah Burns

It’s time for a sweet INSTAGRAM giveaway from a very awesome author. Deborah Burns, author of Saturday’s Child {@audible #partner} is so thrilled to announce the audiobook launch of her amazing novel that she’s doing a giveaway, and asked if I would help. The winner will receive a FREE copy of Saturday’s Child via Audible!!     About the Book An only child, Deborah Burns grew up in prim 1950s America in the shadow of her beautiful, unconventional, rule-breaking mother, Dorothy―a red-haired beauty who looked like Rita Hayworth and skirted norms with a style and flair that made her the

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Cover Reveal – The Christmas Calendar Girls by Samantha Tonge

Cover Reveal – The Christmas Calendar Girls by Samantha Tonge

  I love cover reveals.   I love Christmas.   Now I get to do both and reveal the cover for a wonderful new romantic comedy Christmas book by Samantha Tonge called The Christmas Calendar Girls.   Let’s just stop the anticipation and get to this already……       This is just gorgeous.  It’s a cover I would be immediately attracted to in the store and certainly pick up, and knowing me, it would be in my basket.  It is so Christmas!  I’m ready to get the decorations out, put on the carols, and warm up the mulled wine.

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Blog Tour – I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North

Blog Tour – I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North

      Its the last stop on the I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North Blog tour, and of course they say ‘you save the best for last’ right??  (Just joking, all my fellow bloggers are great, make sure you check them all out, see the list  for all the stops on this amazing tour).         If you are not familiar with this author, or her debut novel, please keep reading, I’m about to tell you all about them both!!   Book Synopsis Having an affair is inconceivable to Dani and yet she’s having

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Escape Room by Megan Goldin

    I just finished Escape Room by Megan Goldin,  and I’m still trying to wrap my head around what to write. Escape Room is a psychological financial thriller set around greed and ambition on corporate Wall Street.  In a nutshell, it’s the story about 4 young competitive coworkers who are forced to play an escape room challenge in an elevator.  They soon find out the game is more than just for fun, it’s a game of revenge and of survival, filled with puzzles revealing terrible secrets the team has kept hidden for the chance at success.  As tempers flare

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Blog Tour – Instructions For Falling In Love Again by Lucy Mitchell

Blog Tour – Instructions For Falling In Love Again by Lucy Mitchell

      Welcome to my stop on the “Instructions for Falling In Love Again” by Lucy Mitchell Blog Tour.  This is an amazing debut romantic comedy that I had the privilege  of reading, and hopefully now you will read it too.   About the Book What would you do if your late husband left you a list of instructions on how to fall in love with someone else? Pippa Browning is faced with this exact dilemma, three years after the death of her husband, Dan. Buried at the bottom of a drawer are a collection of notebooks full of

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Murder on the Bluegrass Bourbon Train by Scarlett Dunn

    Its a new cozy mystery by a veteran big author! Scarlett Dunn has written a cozy mystery.  Yes, I will say it again, THE Scarlett Dunn has written her first cozy mystery. Can you believe it?  I couldn’t either!     About the book: Murder in bourbon country . . . Honey Howell returns to Bardstown, Kentucky to work with her grandfather in his legendary bourbon distillery. What she never expected to find in the small, quiet town was murder. When she discovers her friend, master distiller K.C. Cleary with a knife in his chest, she’s determined to

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Audiobook Blog Tour – The Unfinished Garden by Barbara Claypole White

Audiobook Blog Tour – The Unfinished Garden by Barbara Claypole White

I am pleased to be a part of The Unfinished Garden Official Audiobook Blog Tour.  This wonderful novel is now finally out on audio and is available now.   I was fortunate enough to listen to a copy and enjoy this lovely story for the very first time. About the Audiobook A love story about grief, OCD, and dirt  Tilly Silverberg is rebuilding her life with her young son, Isaac, one potted-up plant at a time. Since her husband’s death, gardening has become her livelihood and her salvation. Hiding out in the North Carolina forest, she wants only to be

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Instagram Pop Up Giveaway 14 Hours Only – 07/23/19 – Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler

ITS A 14 HOUR INSTAGRAM POP UP GIVEAWAY In celebration of Publication Day of the Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler, I am giving away my ARC that I received from BookExpo 2019.  Head to  http://www.instagram.com/readinggirlreviews to enter This giveaway will only last for 14 hours on 7/23/19 from 8 am to 10 pm EST Winner will be notified following the end of the giveaway (once all entries are counted) via Instagram DM and stories. How to enter: *must follow @readinggirlreviews (please don’t follow to unfollow, it’s just not nice) *tag a bookish friend in the comments (no limit)

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Spotlight: The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis

Have you read the Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis?  This debut novel came out on July 9 of this year, and just look at the beautiful cover alone! You may need to add this to your TBR. A little about the book. Some bury their secrets close to home. Others scatter them to the wind and hope they land somewhere far away. Judith Kratt inherited all the Kratt family had to offer–the pie safe, the copper clock, the murder no one talks about. She knows it’s high time to make an inventory of her household and

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Cover Reveal – The Summer of Going Topless by Liz Davies

Cover Reveal – The Summer of Going Topless by Liz Davies

    Today I have the opportunity to bring to you the amazing cover reveal for The Summer of Going Topless by Liz Davies……   Is this not the sweetest thing???       Don’t you just want to jump in this car and go for a ride? I sure do!     Here is a little about the book: The Summer of Going Topless Candice Summerville is invisible. No one seems to notice her – not really. Heck, she often doesn’t notice herself, except for her monthly scrutiny in the mirror to check on her body’s steady slide towards

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The Great Unexpected by Dan Mooney

The Great Unexpected by Dan Mooney

When I started this book all I could think of was that the main character Joel reminded me of a cross between Ove (from A Man Called Ove) and Allan Karlsson (from the 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared) and both of those guys I loved, I truly and deeply loved. Its easiest to just start out saying that I give this novel 5 stars.  It made me cry.   Yes, I cried. I don’t know what it is that has been happening to me lately, I used to be so tough with my reviews.

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Book Tour – The Art of Remembering by Alison Ragsdale

Book Tour – The Art of Remembering by Alison Ragsdale

  Have you read any of Alison Ragsdale’s books?   I have to admit, this was my first experience with her, and she totally blew me away.     About the Book Professional ballerina, Ailsa MacIntyre, is at the peak of her career when her world is shattered by a shocking diagnosis. Life-saving surgery leaves her with a fractured memory, little recollection of her husband, Evan, and none of her career as a principal dancer. While recuperating at home, Ailsa hears beautiful music coming from the apartment upstairs, and the sound of the grand piano at the hands of a

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COVER REVEAL – Viola Pumpernickel and the Emerald Lady by Jo Baxter

COVER REVEAL – Viola Pumpernickel and the Emerald Lady by Jo Baxter

Please tell me you are as excited as I am about this cover reveal…….. It is so amazing……. Friends, take a look at the new cover for Viola Pumpernickel and the Emerald Lady by Jo Baxter……..       This is absolutely AH-MAZE-BALLS!! (I think its worth framing!) So if you’ve never heard about Viola, let me fill you in……. Viola is a people-watcher. She loves to sit on the step of her father’s bakery in Brookwater Lane, creating stories about the weird and wonderful folk who pass by. Her father is secretly impressed by her big imagination but her

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SPOTLIGHT: FLYGIRL by R. D. Kardon

SPOTLIGHT:  FLYGIRL by R. D. Kardon

As my spotlight book today, with a 5 star rating on Amazon, I am proud to present to you the amazing novel FLYGIRL by R.D. Kardon.    About The Book : 1997. International corporate aviation. Pilot Tris Miles tries to crack the blue ceiling and become a captain as she confronts harassment, hidden agendas, and her own haunting loss while integrating an all-male, corporate flight department. Let pilot Tris Miles fly you to new heights in this inspiring story of love, ambition, overcoming obstacles, and the true meaning of success. Pilot Tris Miles is not content with her job as a First Officer for tiny

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*BLOG TOUR ~~~~ The Woman in the Park ~~~~BLOG TOUR*

*BLOG TOUR ~~~~ The Woman in the Park ~~~~BLOG TOUR*

  The Woman in the Park  by Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist  Published:  August 26, 2019 by Beaufort Books  Dates Read:  July 4 – 5, 2019   Genre/Category:  Psychological Thriller, Crime Thriller, Suspense Thriller    Read For: ARC from Beaufort Books  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫   4.5 stars  This book is INSANE.  Truly, just insane.  My head still hurts after trying to figure out the culprit.  And after finishing, all my theories were completely wrong.  I am either losing my touch or these authors are just really good.   Sarah Rock’s life is crumbling around her.  Her husband is gone all the time and she just knows he is

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Layover by David Bell

Layover by David Bell

Published:  July 2, 2019 by Berkley  Dates Read:  June 29 – 30, 2019   Genre/Category:  Psychological Thriller, Murder Thriller, Suspense     Read For: ARC from Edelweiss/Berkley  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars   Just total chaos and craziness.  Oh David Bell, you frustrate me so much, yet you still get 4 stars.  Joshua Fields, real estate, lives in hotels and on airplanes.  Takes the same flights weekly for work, same Xanax for the flights.  On a typical routine layover, he meets Morgan, a beautiful mysterious woman who he is drawn to immediately.  When Morgan passionately kisses Joshua to depart on her flight and regrets she will

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Spotlight: Caught Up In Me by Virginia Gray

Spotlight:  Caught Up In Me  by Virginia Gray

  Today I am Spotlighting the wonderful novel Caught Up In Me by Virginia Gray (A Susan Wade Saga).  This is the perfect summer read and it is available now! Here is a little bit about the book: With over 150 reviews and 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon this is must for your summer or beach read! When a job transfer takes Susan Wade back to Havelock — the hometown she swore she’d forsaken — she finds herself immediately at odds with old nemesis Pete Walsh. When they finally see eye-to-eye, can she find love in the unlikeliest

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