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Emsy Van Wyck, editor
Book Reviewer and Blogger
Book Reviewer and Blogger

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Kindleholic or not, cancel cable and grab yourself Fire TV
I'm a reader, truly I am. That's why when I moved out here to the sticks several years ago and my former satellite company couldn't find a clear signal, I ditched traditional viewing and set up streaming options. (Yes, this was seven plus years ago, before ...

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First Impressions: Amazon's Fire Phone - unlocked and on sale
It seems like Christmas came a bit early to my house with the post-Thanksgiving select sales by Amazon. What did I fall for? (Oh, excuse me...) What was I tempted by? The amazing deal on the Fire Phone (and the Fire TV - more on that later). Yep, I've just ...

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Thanksgiving Giveaway: Win Rick Rodgers' & Hearst's T-day cookbooks. Entry open through 11/25.
Thanksgiving Giveaway Looking for inspiration for the holiday table? Here's your chance to win not one, but two fabulous holiday cookbooks. Yes, if you enter now through 25 November at 1:00pm EST, you could receive a Kindle edition of Rick Rodgers' Thanksgi...

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Black Friday Celebration at! Save 40% storewide on all titles, 28 November!!!
If you love romance, you must love Harlequin. I know I do. Yes, I admit to having a vintage Harlequin collection of books scoured from book sales, auctions lots, and used book stores as a teen. All given away . . . but my Harlequin library is growing digita...

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Happy Thanksgiving Week!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING WEEK!!! Yes, this is my favorite holiday. Why? It provides a chance to reflect on all the blessings that we are given throughout the preceding year or years and to take stock on where we are in life.  No, it's not all about turkey, stuffi...

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Tasty Tuesday Review: Brassicas by Laura B. Russell
It's hard to think of leafy greens as sexy or romantic and broccoli and cauliflower - forget it! But you'll quickly change your opinion of these vegetables when you begin to read Laura B. Russell 's amazing cookbook, Brassicas . Now, I cheated a bit with th...

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Throwback Thursday: ISO Mary Stewart - again
Reading Susan Elizabeth Phillips'  Heroes Are My Weakness   I'm jonesing to read some classic Mary Stewart gothic romances. Yes, she's a weakness of mine. One of my all time fave authors - ever. I wrote about searching for digital versions of her titles in ...

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Review: Susan Elizabeth Phillips' HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS is a must-read, modern day gothic page turner!
I've really enjoyed Susan Elizabeth Phillips ' novels for a long time. My favorite of her books are in her Chicago Stars series (also the first series of hers that I read). To be absolutely honest, I haven't loved every book she's written, but most of the...

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Labor Day Giveaway - Win three books that give back
Here's your chance to win three titles that give back.  How?  Read this post to find out more about the books  & the charities that are supported by the sale proceeds. Authors & Publishers that are Wickedly Good Enter to win one copy of  Laura Kaye's HARD T...

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