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Book Review: Women Within by Anne Leigh Parrish

***This book was reviewed for the San Francisco Book Review Constance Maynard is 92, and living in the Lindell assisted living home. When we meet her, she is druggy with prolonged Ambien use, and being cared for by the 50-something Eunice, and the 20-something Sam. Most of the story follows the independent-minded Constance as she… Read More Book Review: Women Within by Anne Leigh Parrish

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Book Review: The Governor’s Daughter by Sambath Meas

*** This book was reviewed for Reader’s Favourite Meas’ The Governor’s Daughter is a beautiful historical fiction set in the backdrop of colonial Cambodia. Anjali, against the current cultural norms, works with her father in Siem Reap doing detective work. Til now, Anjali has work petty crimes, theft and the like. She’s ready for more,… Read More Book Review: The Governor’s Daughter by Sambath Meas

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Audible / Book Review: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R King

***This book was for my own enjoyment I have read Ms King’s delightful Beekeeper’s Apprentice, and when I had the chance to snag an audible of it, I was thrilled. Ms Sterlin is a fabulous, creative narrator with a gift for voices. I particularly like Sherlock’s low drawl. I’m very picky about narrators, and happy… Read More Audible / Book Review: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R King

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Book Review: Northwoods Magic by Desiree LaFawn

***This book was reviewed for XPresso Book Tours. It has been ten years since Quinn Reynolds was attacked in the Northwoods, or Lake Superior National Forest, by a dark being intent on draining her magic. Even as the forest’s Green Man guardian was rushing to drive out the malignance, Quinn’s magic had woken, and sought… Read More Book Review: Northwoods Magic by Desiree LaFawn

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Book Review: The Funeral Flower by Michelle Jester

***This book was reviewed for XPresso Tours Grace Kelly Rodgers is six years old when her grandfather passes. The aftermath of the devastating loss of a close family member turns a once happy, talkative child near mute. She only eats when forced, and spends a good deal of time in tears, worrying that she is… Read More Book Review: The Funeral Flower by Michelle Jester

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Book Review: The List by Patricia Forde

***This book was reviewed for Sourcebooks- Jabberwocky via Netgalley *Words are… tears of the sun, given shape.    Words are… Awen manifest; fruit of the soul.        Words are… arbitrary symbols of communication. Patricia Forde’s The List is a clarion call for the future, echoing the lessons of Fahrenheit 451 and Equilibrium. Set in a post-apocalyptic future… Read More Book Review: The List by Patricia Forde

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Book Blitz: Crescent Calling by Axelle Chandler

Crescent Calling  by Axelle Chandler (The Crescent Witch Chronicles #1) Publication date: August 9th 2017 Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy Enter to win a 20$ Amazon gift card   Synopsis ‘Skye Williams is an ordinary woman, living an ordinary life. Or so she thought. When she receives news of her estranged mother’s death, she must go… Read More Book Blitz: Crescent Calling by Axelle Chandler

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Book Review: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

***This book was reviewed for Random House/Doubleday via Edelweiss Cantero’s Meddling Kids was such a fun book! It’s a cheeky parody drawing on reminiscences of childhood classics like Scooby-Doo and The Three Investigators, with helpings of Lovecraft, King, and others added to taste. I could see echoes of 80s action shows peeking through as well.… Read More Book Review: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

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Book Review: Reflections of Queen Snow White by David Meredith

***This book was reviewed by independent request.   Meredith’s Reflections of Queen Snow White is an alchemical expansion of the beloved children’s fairytale ‘Snow White’. Decades have passed since Prince Charming woke Snow White, and her wicked stepmother was overthrown. The wedding of Snow White’s daughter Raven is approaching, but all Snow White can think… Read More Book Review: Reflections of Queen Snow White by David Meredith

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Spotlight: The Misadventures of Lady Ophelia by Christina McKnight

  Title: The Misadventures of Lady Ophelia Series: The Undaunted Debutantes Series (Book Three) Author: Christina McKnight Genre: Historical Romance, Regency England Release Date: July 11, 2017 Word Count: 70,000     Synopsis Quiet, reserved, Lady Ophelia Fletcher always has her nose stuck in a book; hence why she didn’t witness the death of her… Read More Spotlight: The Misadventures of Lady Ophelia by Christina McKnight