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Book Review: A Spoonful of Gunpowder by Katherine H. Brown

Synopsis: Think steampunk meets Mary Poppins reimagined in a most delightful way! Anna-Marie Pauper prides herself on being perfectly practical in every way. Until one day, she isn’t. An orphan with an interest in tinkering finds herself grown into a … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday and Book Blogger Hop: September 30, 2022

Book Beginnings on Fridays is hosted each week by Rose City Reader. It’s a chance to share the first sentence or so of the book you are reading this week. You can check out others’ book beginnings here. I’m also going to link … Continue reading

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Book Review and Blog Tour: A Death at Neptune Cove (Jemima Jago Mystery #4) by Emma Jameson

Book Description: A birthday beach party gone wrong, buried treasure and… a dead body? This might be Jemima Jago’s most baffling case yet! When Jem knocks on the door of an isolated cottage overlooking beautiful Neptune Cove, she’s hoping for help fixing … Continue reading

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Book Review and Blog Tour: The Thread Collectors by Shaunna J. Edwards and Alyson Richman

Book Summary:  “An unforgettable story of female strength, hope and friendship. This collaborative work is magnificent—a true revelation!” —Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman with the Blue Star “A brilliant story brimming with unexpected friendships and family ties. Historically sound … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Night to Remember by Danny and Wanda Pelfrey

Synopsis: A NIGHT TO REMEMBER chronicles the further adventures of siblings, Kirby and Riley Gordan. Riley is back in Adairsville, Georgia anticipating a leisurely vacation from the rigors of law school. then, as part of a political plot one of … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Madly, Deeply: The Diaries of Alan Rickman by Alan Rickman

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme that highlights books soon to be released, the ones we’re excited about but haven’t read yet. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings, and was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine. Y’all can check out all of this week’s … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Book Covers with Eye-Catching Typography

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. Check out upcoming Top Ten themes on Jana’s blog and go here to see what others have on their Top Ten Tuesday lists! Today’s … Continue reading

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Book Review and Blog Tour: Death on the Menu

It’s my pleasure to be on the blog tour for Death on the Menu by Emma Davies. This is the third in Davies’ Adam and Eve Mystery series. Title:         Death on the Menu Author:     Emma Davies Publication Day: September 22, … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday and Book Blogger Hop: September 23, 2022

Book Beginnings on Fridays is hosted each week by Rose City Reader. It’s a chance to share the first sentence or so of the book you are reading this week. You can check out others’ book beginnings here. I’m also going to link … Continue reading

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Book Review and Blog Tour: Death Among the Diamonds by Fliss Chester

I’m delighted to help kick off the blog tour for Death Among the Diamonds by Fliss Chester! This is the first in her Cressida Fawcett series, and it is a treat. Synopsis: Everyone in 1920s London knows the Honourable Cressida … Continue reading

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