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    Anxious People by Fredrik Backman – Book Review

    Fredrik Backman’s newest release titled Anxious People is a complete delight. Read on to see why I fell in love with it! I received an advanced digital copy of this book from Atria Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you purchase through them. This is one of those reviews where you want to shout out loud how wonderful a book is – but at the same time, you don’t want to give away too much, as I think part of the fun is going into a book a little blind. This is the story about…

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    The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins – A Belated Book Review

    What happens when someone asks you for a book recommendation, and you when youearch for your review on a particular book, you discover you only raved about it on social media? (Apparently, you only wrote the review in your head and on NetGalley…) You write a belated book review to make up for it! In this instance, the book in question is the very magical novel The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins. I received an advanced copy of the book from Gallery Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you purchase through them. My Thoughts The…

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    Book Review: The Return by Rachel Harrison

    I took a break from all the historical fiction I’ve been reading and grabbed an ARC (thank you NetGalley) of Rachel Harrison’s upcoming release titled The Return. This was one seriously creepy work of horror. Read on to see why this one had me rethinking some upcoming hotel choices. Some links in this post are affiliate links that earn me a commission if you purchase through them. All opinions are my own. MY THOUGHTS ON THE RETURN Oh my goodness, y’all, this book…this book was deliciously and vividly CREEPY. And humorous at times. And… touching. Sound like an odd combination? Yes. And it worked. What a page turner! This is…

  • One Summer In Paris
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    One Summer in Paris by Sarah Morgan

    One Summer in Paris is a lovely, easy read that is perfect for fans of Susan Mallery, Elin Hilderbrand or Mary Kay Andrews. I was delighted to receive a review copy from NetGalley. (As usual, all opinions are my own. And yes, this review does include affiliate links should you want to grab a copy for yourself!) In One Summer in Paris, two very different women escape from their current lives and travel to Paris. In doing so, each discovers herself. The chapters alternate between two female characters. Author Sarah Morgan does an excellent job balancing the two storylines which intersect midway through the book. They are an unlikely duo,…

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    The Fifteen Wonders of Daniel Green by Erica Boyce

    Thanks to NetGalley for giving me the opportunity to read an advance copy of The Fifteen Wonders of Daniel Green, which is a wonderful read for lovers of literary fiction. This one caused all the feels, so grab your tissues when you pick up your own copy of this story. Initially, this is a story about crop circles – yes, those otherworldly designs that appear in fields of corn or wheat. This plot line provides the basis for multiple storylines involving both Daniel Green, the crop circler, and the family he creates it for. Ultimately, this a story about family and forgiveness. There’s a bit of symbolism in the design that…