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Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my Fall 2022 To-Read List

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! This … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin | Lone Star Book Blog Tours

DANGEROUS BEAUTY by MELISSA KOSLIN Fiction / Christian / Romance / Suspense Publisher: Revell Pages: 352 pages Publication Date: September 6, 2022 SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY! What is the price of freedom? Liliana Vela hates the term victim. She’s not … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Fridays and Book Blogger Hop: September 15, 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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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Blind Faith by Alicia Beckman

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: Books with Geographical Terms in the Title

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! This … Continue reading

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Excerpt: My Name is Ona Judge by Suzette D. Harrison

I’m on the blog tour for My Name is Ona Judge, out now from Bookouture. I haven’t quite finished reading, so my review isn’t up yet. But in the meantime, I’ve got an excerpt to share, courtesy of the publisher! … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: Cavern of the Veil Queen by Michael Clifton Scott | Lone Star Book Blog Tours

CAVERN OF THE VEIL QUEEN Conquest of the Veil, Book 4 by Michael Scott Clifton Illustrated by Nancy E. Durham Fiction / Fantasy / Action / Sword & Sorcery Publisher: Book Liftoff Pages: 342 pages Publication Date: July 27, 2022 … Continue reading

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Book Review: Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen

Synopsis: An enchanting tale filled with magical realism and moments of pure love that won’t let you go. Between the real and the imaginary, there are stories that take flight in the most extraordinary ways. Right off the coast of … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday and Book Blogger Hop: September 9, 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: Shattered Sacrifice (The Shattered Trilogy #0.5)

Title: Shattered Sacrifice Author: Emily Huffman Where to buy: Amazon (affiliate link) Genre: Horror, Fantasy Would I recommend: Yes. An excellent introduction to a series I’d now like to read. Synopsis: Glisenia Tideborn knew two things: One – She wasn’t dead anymore.Two – … Continue reading

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