Feature – Gifts For the Dead by Joan Schweighardt

Feature – Gifts For the Dead by Joan Schweighardt

    Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @FiveDirectionspress (#partner).     Here comes an amazing historical fiction book from the bestselling author Joan Schweighardt. Gifts For the Dead is sure to be another page turner.     Gifts For the Dead Jack Hopper is holding tight to his secret, though it gets heavier by the day. Nora Sweeny is tired of suffering losses and ready to improvise. Their relationship, based on Jack’s lies and Nora’s pragmatism, builds against a background that includes World War I (as experienced from the docks of Hoboken, New

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Blog Tour – The Last Affair by Margot Hunt

          The Last Affair by Margot Hunt is the first stop on the Harlequin Publishing  Fall/Winter Blog Tour for Mystery & Suspense   Let me tell you a little about the book.   Gwen Landon—poster woman for perfect wife, mother, and suburban bliss—is found brutally bludgeoned to death behind her Floridian McMansion. Beautiful and beloved by her community, Gwen makes an unlikely victim. But just a scratch below the surface of her perfectly curated world reveals one far more sinister. When looking back over the six months leading up to her death, the question of, “who would

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Book Tour – Life on Loan by Ashley Farley

Book Tour – Life on Loan by Ashley Farley

        About the Book It’s a surprising second act for two women who decide to rewrite their lives in this enriching novel of friendship and starting over from the bestselling author of Only One Life. After thirty years, college friends Lena Browder and Olivia Westcoat have met again by chance at an unexpected crossroads: an airport lounge in Atlanta. Lena is running away from home and her demanding family. Olivia is trying to find her way after a painful divorce. With their old selves in the rearview, they toast to a new beginning—and it starts with a

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Feature – All About Evie by Cathy Lamb

    Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @Kensingtonbooks (#partner).       Here comes an amazing domestic drama from the bestselling author Cathy Lamb.  All About Evie is sure to be another page turner, put it on your must read list.     All About Evie Set against the natural beauty of the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest, acclaimed author Cathy Lamb’s latest novel tells the emotionally compelling story of one woman’s life-changing discovery about her past . . . As a child, Evie Lindsay was unnerved by her premonitions. As

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Blog Tour – Spotlight: The Summer Springsteen’s Songs Saved Me by Barbara Quinn

Blog Tour – Spotlight: The Summer Springsteen’s Songs Saved Me by Barbara Quinn

        The Summer Springsteen’s Songs Saved Me Coming home to catch her husband with his face between the long, silky legs of another woman is the last thing Sofia expects—and on today of all days. So, after scratching an expletive into his Porsche and setting the cheating bastard’s clothes on fire, she cranks up her beloved Bruce and flees, vowing never to look back. Seeking solace in the peaceful beachside town of Bradley Beach, NJ, Sof is determined to start over. And, with the help of best friends, new acquaintances, a sexy neighbor, and the powerful songs of

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Blog Tour – Carved In Bone: A Henry Rios Novel by Michael Nava

  Today is my stop on the Carved in Bone by Michael Nava Blog Tour brought to you by Rachels Random Resources.    This is book 2 in the Henry Rios Mysteries Series but it considered book 8 from Michael Nava which was just published October 1, 2019 by Persigo Press and is available now.       Here is a little about the book:   Carved in Bone A new mystery by six-time Lambda Literary award winner, Michael Nava. Set in San Francisco in 1984, Henry Rios, a gay criminal defense lawyer,  is fresh out of rehab and trying

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Blog Tour – The Keeper by Diane Saxon

    Happy Publishing Day to The Keeper by Diane Saxon! This amazing thriller was released October 1, 2019 and is sure to be a big hit.   Let me tell you a little about the book. A high adrenaline new psychological crime series, introducing Detective Sergeant Jenna Morgan. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Karen Rose and Mel Sheratt. Responding to reports of deadly screams in the Ironbridge Gorge, Detective Sergeant Jenna Morgan is first on the scene to investigate. As the search intensifies, Jenna soon discovers her sister Fliss’s severely injured Dalmatian, Domino and the naked, tortured body

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Cover Reveal – The Has – Beens by Mia Hayes

  OMG Today I have the opportunity to bring to you the amazing cover reveal for The Has-Beens by the wonderful Miss Mia Hayes……               Here is a little about the book: The Has-Beens Beauty fades. Marriages change. But best friends are forever. Diana has the perfectly planned life: boy-girl twins headed to Princeton and Brown; a wonderful marriage; and her own successful crisis PR agency. She never saw this coming. Kristin’s affair has left her adrift. With her daughter off at college, she’s not adjusting to her empty-nest life well. She wants to

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Cover Reveal – The Vagabond Mother by Tracey Scott – Townsend

  Today I have the opportunity to bring to you the amazing cover reveal for The Vagabond Mother by Tracey Scott – Townsend……         Here is a little about the book:   The Vagabond Mother Not every Vagabond is a Castaway… Maya Galen’s oldest son, Jamie, left home eight years ago after a massive row with his parents and now Joe, her youngest child and apple of her eye, has cut off all contact with them too. Called to Australia to identify the body of a young man, Maya is given her son’s journal. After a sleepless

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BOTM for September

    I loved how this photo turned out so much that I had to share it on my blog.   This is the stack of books I got for September from Book of the Month. Below is what I posted on instagram along with this gorgeous photo …..   Ahhh, I finally get to post my #BOTM picks. The way I was going it would be next month by the time I got them posted!   So yeah, I’m so angry about those darn cookies @yasofthemonth keeps putting in the boxes and the lack of cookies from @bookofthemonth that

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Spotlight Blog Tour – The First Lie by A.J. Park

Today I am featuring an amazing psychological thriller by A.J. Park called The First Lie, published on June 13, 2019.     The First Lie We’ve all had sleepless nights thinking about it. You’re home alone. Someone breaks in. In defending yourself, you end up killing the intruder. Now you’re the one the police want. That is the situation that criminal barrister Paul Reeve arrives home to find. His wife Alice stands in the bedroom, clutching a bloodied letter opener in her shaking hand. “What have you done, Alice?” “I didn’t have a choice…” We would all believe the person

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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 – 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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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 – 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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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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Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Published:  June 18, 2019 by Little, Brown and Company  Dates Read:  June 16-17, 2019  Genre/Category: Historical Fiction / Domestic Fiction   Read For:   ARC from Little, Brown and Company for Review  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  5 stars  Elin Hilderbrand’s newest novel revolves around the Levin family and the annual summer trip to their grandmother Exalta’s home in Nantucket.  But this year things are very different for the Levin family.  The eldest sister Blair, newly married to a brilliant astrophysicist is very pregnant with twins and is stuck in Boston all by herself unable to travel, questioning her marriage as she sits alone.  Kirby, the

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The Road She Left Behind by Christine Nolfi

  Published:  June 11, 2019 by Lake Union Publishing  Dates Read:  June 7 – June 9, 2019  Genre/Category:  Domestic Fiction / Romance  Read For:   ARC from BookSparks / Christine Nolfi for Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4  stars    Is there anyone out there that doesn’t have family issues?  I suspect the most common answer will be no.   When I grew up, we had so many disagreements and issues in my small immediate family that at one point we had a running joke that if you looked up the word “dysfunctional” in the dictionary, you would find a photo of us.   Here we are years later,

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The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick

Published: March 26, 2019 by Park Row Dates Read: March 30 – April 5, 2019 Genre/Category: Humorous / Domestic Fiction Read For: NetGalley Free Copy for Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 stars Lifetime movies meets the introverted librarian and gains a 4 solid stars from me. Phaedra Patrick has written a tender and heartwarming novel with serious undertones that revolves around a library, books, and some amazing stories. When a book of fairy tales arrives on her doorstep with a dedication written to her from her passed away grandmother, Martha Storm discovers a clue that her grandmother may still be alive. Determined

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