Category Archives: Giveaway

Upcoming Beach Read from Jill Mansell

This is my first Jill Mansell read, although I do not know why as I am always adoring of her book covers.  But no matter how long it took me to get here, I am here thrilled to be part … Continue reading

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Book Tour Stop & Giveaway – THE RAILWAY MAN’S WIFE

Ashley Hay is the author of THE RAILWAY MAN’S WIFE that is finding a new audience stateside following the recognition and accolades it received in both Australia and the U.K.  Hay’s novel drew me to it each and every day even thought at times … Continue reading

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CLUTCH: See what is inside this book.

CLUTCH is by Lisa Becker and am delighted to feature it with a special giveaway. When Lisa tweeted me about doing a feature I said yes for four reasons. One, very brave thing to do; she has written a novel … Continue reading

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On Tour with THE SECRET OF PEMBROOKE PARK

Always a fan of Jane Austen books and those imagining what the stories might look like if they went on and on.  I am so grateful for those imagining minds. THE SECRET OF PEMBROOKE PARK is from Julie Klassen and … Continue reading

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Clever Book that Holds Many Cures

THE NOVEL CURE FROM ABANDONMENT TO ZESTLESSNESS: 751 BOOKS TO CURE WHAT AILS YOU  by Ella Bethoud and Susan Elderkin from Penguin Books is a Physicians Desk Reference but for novels.  Completely jealous that Bethoud and Elderkin thought of this … Continue reading

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Mysteries That Take You To The South of France

DEATH IN THE VINES is the third installment of Verlaque & Bonnet Provençal Mystery series. The town of Aix-en-Provence in the South of France is charming on its face but wine is disappearing and the body count is growing. The policeman … Continue reading

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Love From a Different Angle

THERE ONCE LIVED A GIRL WHO SEDUCED HER SISTER’S HUSBAND, AND HE HANGED HIMSELF Love Stories By Ludmilla Petrushevskaya Translated with an Introduction by Anna Summers This was a departure from anything I had known or thought I could be … Continue reading

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A Read That Touches the Senses + Special Giveaway Delights

PEACHES FOR FATHER FRANCIS Written by: Joanne Harris Published by: Viking I was drawn to the jacket of this book before I realized that is was a return to the French village of Lansquenet with the irrepressible Vianne Rocher.   If you do not … Continue reading

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A Provencal Mystery You Do Not Want to Miss

MURDER IN THE RUE DUMAS by M.L. Longworth is the second installment of A Verlaque & Bonnet Provencal Mystery series.  This time L’Universite d’Aix theology department politics supplies the backdrop for murder.  As Longworth is a resident of Aix-en-Province in the South of … Continue reading

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In Honor of “Are You There Judy? It’s me, Tayari”

This post is inspired by the upcoming Algonquin Book Club’s next program on Tuesday, June 19th at 7:00PM EST.  The great news is you can join this book club no matter where you are located, just hop on the webcast:  … Continue reading

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