Tag Archives: Penguin Group USA

A Cozy Southern Story

Beth Hoffman made a splash with her first novel SAVING CEECEE HONEYCUTT and she is back with LOOKING FOR ME. The cover is too precious and knew I had to uncover the story within but it definitely was not what … Continue reading

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THE OTHER TYPIST IS FULL OF TWISTS AND TURNS

I am a cover art person and often choose my books this way, or certainly will be unable to resist picking up one based on this.  While I can honestly say this cover did not appeal to me, I think … Continue reading

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Careful This Audiobook Might Runaway With Your Day

THE LAST RUNAWAY Written by: Tracy Chevalier Published by: Dutton (a Penguin imprint) Audiobook Produced by: Penguin Audio I stand in appreciation of Tracy Chevalier’s talent and have read almost all of her books. However, this is the first time … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT TO THE HEART – ME BEFORE YOU

ME BEFORE YOU is my second time around with UK author Jojo Moyes. I had the opportunity to read her first novel THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER and did not think it was possible for someone to shoot directly for my … 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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Halloween Read That Will Make Your Flesh Crawl

I admit YOUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE, YOUR CHILDREN ALL GONE was a genre stretch for me, but not pushing yourself can end up missing things right in front of you.  Penguin Books made reading this haunting tale possible and I always … 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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Finally the wait is over RULES OF CIVILITY is out in paperback

The RULES OF CIVILITY by Amor Towles took everyone by storm last year when it came out.  I am so glad Viking Books carried over the same striking cover that graced the hardcover to the paperback.  The staging is post-Depression Manhattan and … Continue reading

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BEA is Here a Little Wonderful a Little Bittersweet

Proud to be part of the Armchair BEA12, I love those who organize this event cause it is not a small undertaking.  I want to be sure to say thank you today and everyday that follows. Without further ado here … Continue reading

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Stories by Ben Loory for day and night but mostly the night

This gifted writer has gone to a twisted and fun place to deliver these tales in STORIES FOR NIGHTTIME AND SOME FOR THE DAY.  The cover of this short story collection is so worth a look and I promise you that once you read … Continue reading

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