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The Secrets of Flight by Maggie Leffler: Book Review & Giveaway Hop

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The Secrets of Flight

We’re starting our giveaway for the Amazing Books Giveaway Hop a day early. The book we’ve chosen seems appropriate for Mother’s Day – The Secrets of Flight by Maggie Leffler. It continues our historical fiction theme for the week, yet it also has a contemporary element as you’ll see in the video clip below. It’s […]

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Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Chris Cleave: Life & Love in WWII London

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Everyone Brave Is Forgiven

Every novel bestselling author Chris Cleave writes is very different from his others. I’ve read both Little Bee and Gold, and loved them both even though they were completely different. FYI: We reviewed Gold and the link to that review appears at the end of this review. With his new historical World War II novel, […]

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The Secret Healer by Ellin Carsta: Could You Have Survived the 14th Century?

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The Secret Healer

Ellin Carsta is as mysterious as the novels she writes. She is a successful German author who writes under various pseudonyms. My internet research was completely unsuccessful in discovering anything else about her other work…and that’s unusual for me. Normally I can find something, but not in this case. The Secret Healer was translated into […]

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The Year We Turned Forty by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke: Want a Do-Over?

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The Year We Turned Forty

If Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke sound familiar, it might be because we reviewed their novel, Your Perfect Life, not that long ago. The link to that review is at the bottom of this one. I liked its hilarious and heartwarming style so much that I jumped for joy when I saw that they had […]

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For Dead Men Only by Paula Paul: Why Are Village Freemasons Dying?

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For Dead Men Only

I realize intellectually that, even though I read like a fiend, I can’t read everything that’s written or every good author out there…not for lack of trying, of course. Still, when I stumble onto an award-winning author I’ve never heard of, I always do a bit of a double-take. Paula Paul falls into that category. […]

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Barren Cove by Ariel S. Winter: What Is Human In a Robot World?

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Barren Cove

Ariel S. Winter has been a finalist for several prestigious book awards, and IMHO it’s just a matter of time until he takes one of those awards home. When I saw Barren Cove, I was immediately drawn to the quirky graphic book cover. It made me curious to learn what Barren Cove was about. I […]

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