Feature – Murder Cuts the Mustard by Jessica Ellicott

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Feature – Murder Cuts the Mustard by Jessica Ellicott

Feature – Murder Cuts the Mustard by Jessica Ellicott

        Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @Kensingtonbooks (#partner).     Murder Cuts the Mustard by Jessica Ellicott In the lean years following World War I, brash American adventuress Beryl Helliwell and prim and proper Brit Edwina Davenport form a private inquiry agency to make ends meet, hoping that crime does indeed pay . . .   The latest occurrence to disturb the peace in the quaint English village of Walmsley Parva hits rather too close to home—in fact, the prime suspect has taken up residence in Edwina’s potting shed. Her

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Feature – Spirit of the Season by Fern Michaels

      Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @Kensingtonbooks (#partner)   Spirit of the Season by Fern Michaels Christmas is a time for remembering loved ones past and present. In this new novel by New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels, the holidays are also the time to discover a future that, like the perfect gift, is as satisfying as it is surprising . . . Joy Preston misses her beloved late grandmother dearly. But when she learns the terms of Nana’s will, she’s shocked—and more than a little irked. Joy moved to Colorado years

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Feature – Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day & Alex Erickson

      Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @Kensingtonbooks (#partner)   Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Maddie Day & Alex Erickson This wonderful book makes it’s debut in the world TODAY October 8, 2019 ‘Tis the season for hot chocolate and mouthwatering treats. But sometimes too much of a good thing can be downright deadly . . .   CHRISTMAS COCOA MURDER by CARLENE O’CONNOR Siobhán O’Sullivan’s hopes for a quiet Irish Christmas are dashed when the local Santa turns up dead in a carnival dunk tank of hot cocoa. Now instead

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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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Feature – The Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice

  Today I am featuring this amazing book I received from @TLCbooktours & @kensingtonbooks (#partner) that would put anybody in the mood for fall and pumpkin spice latte!   THE BAKESHOP AT PUMPKIN AND SPICE by Donna Kauffman, Kate Angell and Allyson Charles Every autumn, Moonbright, Maine, is the picture of charm with its piles of crisp leaves, flickering jack-o’-lanterns … and a touch of the sweetest kind of enchantment. Witches, goblins, the occasional ghost—they’re all sure to be spotted at the annual Halloween parade, where adults and children alike dress in costume to celebrate Moonbright’s favorite holiday. And no

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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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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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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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*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

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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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 Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda

Published:  May 21, 2019 by HARLEQUIN – Graydon House Books  Dates Read:  May 9, – May 10, 2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers  Read For:   ARC from Harlequin for Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫  4 1/2 stars     Another book that knows how to emphasize the word psycho in psychological thriller.     Book synopsis:  Jane Harris lives in a sparkling home in an oceanfront gated community in Orange County. It’s a place that seems too beautiful to be touched by sadness. But exactly one year ago, Jane’s oldest daughter, Mary, died in a tragic accident and Jane has been grief-stricken ever

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Normal People by Sally Rooney

Published:  April 16, 2019 by Crown Publishing  Dates Read:  April 10 – 13,  2019  Genre/Category:  Coming of Age Fiction / Psychological Fiction  Read For:  NetGalley ARC    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars    “Life is the thing you bring with you inside your own head.”  There’s been a lot of buzz going around about this book, well before publication date, and fortunately I had the honor of reading it courtesy of NetGalley and Crown Publishing, and now I understand why.    Normal People is the story of two people,  Marianne and Connell, two high school seniors who pretend not to know each other

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