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Two #Books about Women in Transition
Reviews by Susan Roberts If you read my reviews, you know that I'm drawn to books about women who are making transitions in their lives. Today I have reviews of two books on this subject - one about a young woman who has to completely change her life when s...

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Interview with H.G. McKinnis, Author of A Justified Bitch
Today, we welcome H.G. McKinnis, author of A Justified Bitch . You live in Las Vegas, and that’s also where your book is set. Why do you think this city provides such a rich backdrop for storytelling. For starters, Las Vegas is a 24-hour town. Where else ca...

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Review: The Curious Affair of the Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle #MondayBlogs
by MK French Miss Aphrodite (Di) Lane had been fascinated by psychic phenomena but disillusioned by the apparent trickery of her friend Miss Fox. This led her back to London, where she became the assistant and partner of Mr. Jasper Jesperson, a consulting d...

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Harold Boardman: The Inspiration for A Pawn of Destiny
Julius Caesar, accepting the surrender of Vercingetorix, was the final Dictator of the Roman Republic (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Political and economic history has always been of interest to me and to a certain extent, has helped with my understanding of my...

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Fun Chick Lit: A Sudden Gust of Gravity by Laurie Boris
Review by Donna Huber One of the great things about having a backlog of review copies on my Nook is finding wonderful gems such as A Sudden Gust of Gravity  by Laurie Boris. It was cute and fun and kept me up well past my bedtime. Amazon affiliate links are...

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Review: Seven Days in May by Kim Izzo
by MK French RMS Lusitania coming into port, possibly in New York, 1907-13 (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Sydney and Brooke Sinclair are sailing on the Lusitania with Brooke's fiance, Edward Thorne-Tracy, despite warnings from the German Embassy about sailing i...

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#BookReview: A Mother Like Mine by Kate Hewitt @katehewitt1 @tlcbooktours
Review by Susan Roberts A Mother Like Mine takes the readers back to the small village of Hartley-by-the-Sea in the beautiful Lake District of England. It is the third book in this series but can be read as a stand alone with no confusion. Amazon affiliate ...

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Fantastic Psychological Thriller: Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker
Review by MK French Three years ago, Emma and Cass disappeared without a trace. Cass returned to her mother's home after three years without Emma, and an investigation is launched to look for her. It reopens the three-years-old investigation into the disapp...

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Great Book Club Book: American War by Omar El Akkad #MondayBlogs
by Donna Huber I've always wanted to join a book club and this summer I noticed that the library was offering a post-apocalyptic book club. I enjoy dystopian novels, but typically I read young adult in this genre so I thought it would be nice to discover so...

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A Beautiful Novel : The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor
Review by Susan Roberts "The edelweiss is an expression of love, you know. Proof of unusual daring, my father used to say. That’s how you proved you loved a girl. You ventured to the most dangerous mountain-tops to find an edelweiss."  (From The Lost Letter...
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