Category Archives: Reads

It is a Hotel’s Heart – THE LOBBY

Given an opportunity to join CLP Blog Tours for THE LOBBY by Randi M. Sherman I said yes without a delay. Having a hotel as a backdrop is ripe for all kinds of possibilities but the lobby even better. In this case I … Continue reading

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Poldark: Do Not Miss One Stop on the Blog Tour

Thrilled to join this blog tour with Sourcebooks Landmark new tie-in editions for the Masterpiece Classic PBS series airing 6/21 – 8/2, 2015 (#PoldarkPBS).  Generally I do not enjoy reading the book that inspired a TV/movie project so this was … Continue reading

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Another in A Series of Delicious Novels

Earlier this year I read my first Jenny Colgan novel The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris and I ate it up one chocolate treat at a time. I jumped at the chance to join the Sourcebooks Landmark book tour for … Continue reading

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Linda Francis Lee Knocked Me Out With THE GLASS KITCHEN

Three Cuthcart sisters growing up in Texas: Portia, Olivia and Cordelia. Out of the blue the girls learn that Portia has a gift and it is one that has been passed down generation after generation in the family. The gift … Continue reading

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A Fable of Books and Those Who Love Them

THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY by Gabrielle Zevin is a quick and on its surface sweet novel.  But upon reflection there are many hidden lessons to be learned and I am sure I have missed more then one. Zevin … Continue reading

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A Holiday Romance That Twinkles

I have a friend that loves Debbie Macomber and frankly until a few years ago I had never heard of her. Although, that seems crazy with eight of her novels hitting the New York Times bestseller list and having more … 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 Magic Read That Will Cast its Spell Over You

    Dark, mysterious, weird and fascinating are words I would use to describe the adventure one finds inside of CITY OF DARK MAGIC. And yet it was the kind of adventure I would jump at the chance to return to any time Magnus … Continue reading

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Brothers Grimm Celebrate 200 Years

December 20th, 2012 marks the 200th Anniversary of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales. For those real fans you know these are not tales for the light-hearted. It has been a great Fall for reading books honoring or inspired by the anniversary. … 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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