New Release Tuesday: The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick

When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel . That’s where reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool. Seeking the truth, Irene finds herself drawn to the mysterous Oliver Ward. Formerly a world-famous magician and now the owner […]

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Reading Snapshots: Four Books You Should Pick Up

The Wicked City by Beatriz Williams I thoroughly enjoyed The Wicked City! The novel features two narratives connected by the New York City building in which they take place—one is set in the 1920s, one in the 1990s. The stories each had their own flavor and individual aspects that I loved. The characters are true […]

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Review: Daughter of a Thousand Years by Amalia Carosella

This book took hold of me and wouldn’t let go! Greenland, AD 1000 More than her fiery hair marks Freydís as the daughter of Erik the Red; her hot temper and fierce pride are as formidable as her Viking father’s. And so, too, is her devotion to the great god Thor, which puts her at […]

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Books for Your TBR Pile!

Hello, readers! I’m trying something new today. I didn’t finish any books this past week! So instead of a review, I’m sharing a list of some anticipated future reads. I hope you find something that sounds intriguing. Recently Added to My To-Be-Read List: The Lost Book of the Grail by Charlie Lovett Average Goodreads Rating: […]

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Best of 2016 List

This was a great year for me and books! What with blogging, joining the Litsy community (@annahenke), and just loving the reading life, I’m perfectly content. I read over 120 books in 2016. It’s customary in the blogosphere to do some sort of “Best of” list, and I’m excited to share mine with you. Here’s […]

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Reading Snapshots: November Fiction

Here’s a look at the fiction I’ve finished lately! Book Five in the Wilderness Series Format: Audiobook Recommended to fans of Outlander, the Wilderness series is a sweeping historical romance and multigenerational family saga that begins in 1792 and carries on for decades after. The fourth book, Queen of Swords, opens in 1814 and is […]

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Reading Snapshots: September 2016

Wow, September flew by! It’s been three weeks since my last post, but the truth is . . . I’ve been busy reading! BOOKS READ IN SEPTEMBER: 13 New Releases: 4              Backlist TBR Books: 6                 Surprise Finds: 3 Format    Galleys: 2          Audio: 4              Ebook: 3            Print: 4              Graphic Novel: 1 Other Details:    Fiction: 11         Nonfiction: […]

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New Release: Between Two Fires by Mark Noce

I found this historical novel—which will especially appeal to fans of Arthurian legends—both accessible and captivating. I couldn’t put it down! A medieval Anglo-Saxon tale set in the late 500s, this is the story of a young Welsh princess born into a cruel world of scheming kings. Branwen is an only child, so the fate […]

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