Feature – A Texas Kind of Christmas by Jodi Thomas

Feature – A Texas Kind of Christmas by Jodi Thomas

    Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @Kensingtonbooks (#partner).     I never thought I would read book with a cowboy on it until I was given the synopsis for A Texas Kind of Christmas.  In the words of George Takei …. Oh My!  Or maybe I should use the words of Campbells Soup ….. Mmm mmm good!     A Texas Kind of Christmas It’s Christmas Eve, 1859, and everyone who’s anyone is headed to the glorious St. Nicholas Hotel for the most talked about ball of the season. It’s the kind

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Feature – The Highlanders Christmas Bride by Vanessa Kelly

      Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @Kensingtonbooks (#partner).     Honestly, prior to this I only thought there was one Scottish man I would ever desire to read about, but Dear Lord, @vanessakellyauthor is writing about a whole clan of them. Be still my stressed out heart.     The Highlander’s Christmas Bride by Vanessa Kelly In bestselling author Vanessa Kelly’s irresistible Clan Kendrick series, Christmas in the Highlands means family, celebration—and for one brother, the beginning of a passionate adventure . . . Being thrown over by the man she

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Blog Tour – Christmas Once Again by Jina Bacarr

Blog Tour – Christmas Once Again by Jina Bacarr

  This amazing holiday book by Jina Bacarr was just released October 10, 2019 and is sure to be a holiday hit.   Let me tell you a little about the book. All she wants for Christmas is to save the man she loves… On a cold December day in 1955, Kate Arden got on a train to go home for Christmas. This is the story of what happened when she got off that train. In 1943. In 1943 Kate Arden was engaged to the man she loved, Jeffrey Rushbrooke. She was devastated and heartbroken when he was called up

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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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Feature – One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow

      Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @LakeUnionPublishing (#partner).   One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow by Olivia Hawker From the bestselling author of The Ragged Edge of Night comes a powerful and poetic novel of survival and sacrifice on the American frontier. Wyoming, 1876. For as long as they have lived on the frontier, the Bemis and Webber families have relied on each other. With no other settlers for miles, it is a matter of survival. But when Ernest Bemis finds his wife, Cora, in a compromising situation with

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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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Cover Reveal – Coming Home to Merriment Bay Part 1: A Reunion by Emily Harvale

Looky, looky…… Another cover reveal, 2 days in a row!     I’m so excited I get to do this 2 days in a row I am going to use the words of my absolute favorite news guy AGAIN just for posterity sake.  (And because I think its funny)   OK….”Lets get after it”………                 Another beautiful cover!  This one at least carrying though some remnants of summer, I know yesterday’s Christmas cover might still have come yet a little too early for some of you.   I don’t know why, I could

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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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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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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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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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City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay

Published:  April 16, 2019 by Gallery Books  Dates Read:  April 15 – 16,  2019  Genre/Category:  Historical Fiction  Read For:  Gallery books/Goodreads ARC    ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫  3.5  stars    City of Flickering Light is a tantalizing ride back to the 1920’s Hollywood and the booming silent film industry.  It follows 3 characters as they escape a moving train and their stagnant careers in a burlesque show, finding their way to Hollywood in hopes of making it big.  Irene, Millie and Henry are bright eyed and optimistic when they land at their destination, but they are not prepared for the hardship, destitution, starvation

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