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The Mutual Admiration Society by Lesley Kagen ~ Fiction Book Review

This book was cute. Like, super cute. As in sugary sweet, warm and toasty hugs cute. I’m not usually big on cozy mysteries, but this one kept my attention with its feisty preteen characters and heavy dose of humor.¬† The … Continue reading

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Meme Monday ~ Laughs for #Readers and #Writers

Best Writer Meme of the Week:

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Sleep Tight by Rachel Abbott ~ Fiction Book Review

This one was a tasty little thriller. I don’t know if I would call it a mystery or not – certainly there were mysteries within the story, and the outcome was unknown – but the suspense and tension in this … Continue reading

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Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson ~ Fiction Book Review

This book has been described as a cross between Shutter Island and Momento. I’m not sure if I’d go that far with the accolades. It was a good read – suspenseful and twisty. But – the amnesia trope gets annoying. … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight ~ Fiction Book Review

This book was on my kindle forever. There was no particular reason why I kept passing it up – it just never seemed like the ‘time’ to read it. Until now, that it, when the only books on my kindle … Continue reading

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The Roses of May by Dot Hutchison ~ Fiction Book Review

This book picks up shortly after where the previous book, The Butterfly Garden, ended. Same special agents, even a few of the same girls from the previous book, but this one has an entirely new main character, new mystery, and … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison ~ Fiction Book Review

Every once in a while a book comes along that makes you say, “Wow.” It stuns and amazes and leaves you slightly breathless. You find yourself thinking about it when it’s not in your hand, longing to finish the tales … Continue reading

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The Good Neighbor by A.J. Banner ~ Fiction Book Review

The writing was good, the pacing was fast, and the mystery was . . . a mystery. This book was quick and simple, but it kept my attention and kept me guessing until the end. I wasn’t a huge fan … Continue reading

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Truly Madly Deadly by Hannah Jayne ~ Fiction Book Review

I have some mixed feelings about this book. I liked the writing, and I liked the story. It was fast paced, witty, and, although I did suspect the culprit, it wasn’t entirely predictable. The author did a good job of … Continue reading

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Hilde at the Ghost Shore by Paula Cappa ~ Short Fiction Review

A good short story should leave a reader who is also a writer breathless to create their own next piece of short fiction, and this story did exactly that for me! It’s not really my style – mixing in blatant¬†elements … Continue reading

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