ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Mystery, Other, Thriller/Suspense/Crime Fiction

Book Review: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

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Dividing readers into two categories: loved it or hated it, The Roanoke Girls may just be one of the biggest controversial & twisted books of 2017.

*Book Trigger/Content Warnings: suicide & sexual abuse.  This review will not go into either.

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Book Blogger Recs, Contemporary, Features, Romance

Book Blogger Recs: Bloggers to Follow for Romance Readers #BookBloggers

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Hello bookworms!

Today I’m back with my monthly feature: book blogger recs!  What does this feature entail?

Book Blogger Recs is a monthly feature where I highlight book bloggers based on a particular theme.  This will not just be a simple listing of blog recommendations, but a mini Q&A session with each blogger.  This way you can get to know the bloggers a little better before checking out their blogs for yourselves.

This month, I am excited to share a few book blogger recommendations for the romance lovers out there…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense/Crime Fiction

Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

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When a fellow member in my book club suggested we read Before the Fall for our book of the month, I jumped at the opportunity & quickly seconded the notion.  Why yes, I did need to read it anyways because it was on my NetGalley eARC TBR list, therefore I already had a copy… Ok, I was killing two birds with one stone, but can you blame me?

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense/Crime Fiction

Book Review: The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell

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The Girls in the Garden is another example of a review request heavily influenced by the beautiful cover.  I am a big time sucker for any type of nature (trees, flowers, gardens, jungles, forests, etc.) on a book cover.  I just can’t help myself.  Would you just look at it?After I quit drooling over the cover, I took a glance at the book description and saw the buzz words “dark secrets,” “devastating mystery,” and “communal garden.”   I was sold!

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Kids' Corner, Memoir, Middle Grade

Kids’ Corner: Diverse Middle Grade Books in Review (July 2017) #DiverseKidLit

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Hello bookworms!

Today I’m back with another set of reviews for my Kids’ Corner feature of my blog.  I’m excited to share a few thoughts about 3 AMAZING diverse middle grade books.

*Books included in this post: Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai, Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, & The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim

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