Monthly Archives: July 2022

WWW Wednesday – July 20, 2022 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday #bookworms

Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. I’ve linked the book descriptions to the Goodreads site for the book. Just answer the three questions below and leave … Continue reading

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“Night Shadows” by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir – Book Review

Night Shadows is the third novel in the FORBIDDEN ICELAND series The Icelandic Police team of criminal investigators include: Hörður Höskuldsson – leader of the Akranes Criminal Investigation Division. With many local connections, he is in charge of the entire … Continue reading

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“Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow” by Gabrielle Zevin – Book Review

“True collaborators in this life are rare.” I chose this book on the author’s name alone because I loved her novel “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry“. This one was completely different in every way but I loved it just … Continue reading

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“The It Girl” by Ruth Ware – Book Review

Six university friends: Hannah Jones – from a middle class background, is thrilled to be studying literature at the infamous Oxford University. April Clarke-Cliveden – beautiful, wealthy, popular, stylish, a gifted actress, and prone to practical jokes. The type of … Continue reading

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“The Floating Girls” by Lo Patrick – Book Review

“It’s in those small moments, the ones that pass very quickly and don’t give a person any time to think, that true character is revealed.” Kay Whitaker is twelve years old, dirt poor, fidgety, rebellious, and a chatterbox. She lives … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – July 6, 2022 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday #bookworms

Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. I’ve linked the book descriptions to the Goodreads site for the book. Just answer the three questions below and leave … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Most Anticipated Books Releasing in the Second Half of 2022 #TopTenTuesday #AnticipatedReads

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. I’ve never before participated in Top Ten Tuesday, but when I saw the topic this week … Continue reading

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“The Birdcage” by Eve Chase – Book Review

“The past lives on like the wrong tense in a Word document, constantly underlined, needing to be addressed.” “When there are three half sisters and three rivaling mothers with some overlap, it’s complicated.” “We didn’t look related – mismatching dolls … Continue reading

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Susie Steiner – a tribute to a fantastic novelist

I was desperately sorry to hear that novelist Susie Steiner lost her battle with cancer yesterday. She had just turned 51 years of age.Susie was one of those authors that I really loved and would buy her books without reading … Continue reading

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“In Bitter Chill” by Sarah Ward – Book Review

DC Connie Childs – is a policewoman with a tiny stature but with an attitude that more than makes up for it. She knows the Derbyshire area well because it is her home county. She works with her instincts and … Continue reading

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