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Book Review and Blog Tour: Her Dying Secret by Lisa Regan

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Her Dying Secret, #20 in Lisa Regan’s Detective Josie Quinn series! Book description: She gently opens the woman’s tightly clenched fist, uncurling each finger to reveal a square of folded paper … Continue reading

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Book Review and Blog Tour: Darkness Calls the Tiger by Janyre Tromp

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Darkness Calls the Tiger by Janyre Tromp, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! About the Book Title: Darkness Calls the Tiger: A Novel of World War II Burma Author: Janyre Tromp Publisher: Kregel … Continue reading

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Book Blitz: Second Lives – now available in audiobook!

SECOND LIVES: The Journey of Brain-Injury Survivors and Their Healers By Ralph B. Lilly, MD & Diane F. Kramer with Joyce Stamp Lilly NOW AVAILABLE IN AUDIOBOOK FORMAT! Click to purchase on Audible! CLICK TO PURCHASE: Amazon | Audible Stoney … Continue reading

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Book Beginnings on Friday and Book Blogger Hop: May 10, 2024

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: Mystery on Meadowsweet Grove by Clare Chase

About the book: Saxford St Peter is having an open gardens day! But one of the villagers has murder, not marigolds, in mind… And now Eve Mallow needs to unearth a killer. Everyone in Saxford is delighted when jeweller Cleo Marbeck suggests … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Elusive Truth of Lily Temple by Joanna Davidson Politano

Synopsis: Peter Driscoll, an underground investigator to the wealthy, has never met anyone like Lily Temple. The beautiful silent-film actress spins fairy tales and plays frivolous roles in front of the cine-camera, but beneath the costumes and stage makeup is … Continue reading

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Book Review and Blog Tour: Death in the Crypt by Fliss Chester

Book Description: The Honourable Cressida Fawcett is expecting the cathedral crypt to be full of dry old bones. But when she finds a body murdered just moments before, she’ll need divine inspiration to solve her most mysterious case yet… Winchester, … Continue reading

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Book Blitz, Review, and Giveaway: Just a Hat

JUST A HAT By SHANAH KHUBIAR Young Adult / Coming of Age / Jewish Fiction / Small-Town Texas / 1970s Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Page Count: 254 Publication Date: July 18, 2023 Scroll down for giveaway! Action-packed, humorous, and bittersweet, this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Magical Elements of the Periodic Table Presented Alphabetically by the Elemental Dragons

MAGICAL ELEMENTS OF THE PERIODIC TABLE PRESENTED ALPHABETICALLY BY THE ELEMENTAL DRAGONS Magical Elements of the Periodic Table, Book 2 By Sybrina Durant Children’s Picture Book / STEM / Chemistry Publisher: Sybrina Publishing Page Count: 44 Publication Date: March 9, … Continue reading

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Book Blitz and Giveaway: Magical Elements of the Periodic Table Presented Alphabetically by the Elemental Dragons

If you’ve got upper elementary or middle school readers who love science and would like an engaging way to learn about the periodic table, you need this book! Y’all can check back for my full review on May 1. MAGICAL … Continue reading

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