Category Archive: Book Reviews

Jun 23

HERE AND GONE: THE BEST ROLLER COASTER RIDE YOU’LL READ THIS SUMMER

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Compelling, well written, fast moving, Here And Gone, written by Haylen Beck is so well done, I read it in one day. And night. Started reading when it got hot outside and read until the wee hours of the next morning. Haylen Beck knows exactly what he is doing. Here and Gone grabs you and …

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Jun 21

THE SHARK CLUB: BEAUTIFUL SUMMER BEACH READ!

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Ann Kidd Taylor starts The Shark Club off by describing the beauty of the sea, the strong but delicate looking creatures living in the ocean and Florida’s sand and crystal/clear azure waters. I felt the ever-present pang in my mind to pack up my house, sell everything off, and get in a car and drive …

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Jun 19

A BEAUTIFUL,TERRIBLE THING: Reads Like a Book About Former President Bill Clinton!

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A Beautiful, Terrible Thing reminds me of a movie written about former president Bill Clinton, who was impeached, by the way. Jen Waite falls for a charming, flirtatious bartender who is seriously good looking. While living in New York City, working as a waitress, waiting for her big break as an actor, she meets Marco …

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Jun 13

Is The Book The Answers Supposed to be Funny or a Serious Drama?

THE ANSWERS BY CATHERINE LACEY— SERIOUSLY HILARIOUS! I was left wondering why after reading The Answers, why this book written by Catherine Lacey was not categorized as humor because I found this book hilarious. I’m certain the intent of the book is not to be funny, but to be taken seriously, but come on with …

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Jun 12

FUNNIEST BEACH READ THIS SUMMER:I’VE GOT SAND IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES

AWESOMELY ENTERTAINING SUMMER BEACH READ—-I’VE GOT SAND IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES BY LISA SCOTTOLINE AND FRANCESCA SERITELLA—

Jun 08

GONE WITH THE WIND STAND BACK, THE ALICE NETWORK HAS TAKEN OVER!

AMAZING, BEAUTIFUL: THE ALICE NETWORK HAS IT ALL— Beautifully written, Kate Quinn weaves a tapestry of stories together involving two fearless women covering the WWII era and demonstrating how cunning and quick-witted Eve has become after her stint as a spy during the WWI era. The Alice Network proves strong women even as far back …

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Jun 07

PARTY GIRLS DIE IN PEARLS: IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR, SHE CRIED MORE, MORE MORE!

PLUM SYKES TOTALLY CAPTURES THE 1980’S IN HER ENLIGHTENING, ENTERTAINING PARTY GIRLS DIE IN PEARLS— Delicious, delightful, fanciful, intriguing, everything a woman of any age deserves to read. Finally a lighthearted book filled with a writer’s strong voice that pulls readers in, entertaining our very souls throughout this creative mystery adventure. I loved reading Party …

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Jun 06

LOVE STORY: LET JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL

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LOVE STORY BY KAREN KINGSBURY—OVERSIMPLIFIED WRITING, BUT A GOOD WAY TO LEARN HOW TO ALLOW JESUS INTO YOUR LIFE– Love Story introduces readers to a whole new way of thinking. If you have not been doing this already, thinking not only positive thoughts but thinking in terms of how to make your life better with …

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Jun 05

THE BEACH AT PAINTER’S COVE: NOT ANOTHER AIRHEAD BEACH READ, SO MUCH MORE!

THE BEACH AT PAINTER’S COVE BY SHELLEY NOBLE–YAY! A MEANINGFUL, BUT LIGHT BEACH READ! I could tell right away that Shelley Noble was a long time writer, artistic and knows what she is doing. I could also tell I was lost with numerous names thrown my way in The Beach At Painter’s Cove. I admit …

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May 31

STAND BACK STEPHEN KING READERS, ANDREW PYPER IS BETTER: READ THE ONLY CHILD

THE ONLY CHILD WRITTEN BY ANDREW PYPER—ANOTHER MASTER OF HORROR— Stephen King watch out, because there’s a new author in town who can write mesmerizing horror as well as you can, if not better. If you love horror books, turned into great horror movies, Andrew Pyper is the man. I felt compelled to read The …

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