End of July #Reads- #BookReview @KateBateman @sgc58 Jennifer Crusie @katherinecenter


Can you believe we’re halfway through summer already? It’s been six weeks without rain on Southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and everything is tinder dry. The creeks and rivers are running dry, which means the salmon aren’t going to have a way to spawn and resident Orcas won’t have a food source. In other words, […]

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#BookReview- The Ballerinas @RKapelkeDale and Burning Water @IngeGoss #Suspense


Two Great Choices for Spring! Between spending my days out in the garden and my evenings trying-to-write-the-book-that-doesn’t-want-written, I managed two enjoyable reads this week. The Ballerinas is a Netgalley find. The cover captivated my imagination and then the blurb sealed the deal. Description via Amazon.com Dare Me meets Black Swan and Luckiest Girl Alive in a captivating, voice-driven debut novel […]

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Complex and Mysterious: A Woman of Intelligence #BookReview #WomensFic @KarinTanabe


Amazon Blurb From “a master of historical fiction” (NPR), Karin Tanabe’s A Woman of Intelligence is an exhilarating tale of post-war New York City, and one remarkable woman’s journey from the United Nations, to the cloistered drawing rooms of Manhattan society, to the secretive ranks of the FBI. A Fifth Avenue address, parties at the Plaza, two […]

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#BookReview- Honeysuckle Season #WomensFic


From bestselling author Mary Ellen Taylor comes a story about profound loss, hard truths, and an overgrown greenhouse full of old secrets. Adrift in the wake of her father’s death, a failed marriage, and multiple miscarriages, Libby McKenzie feels truly alone. Though her new life as a wedding photographer provides a semblance of purpose, it’s […]

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June #BookReviews from @JackieAshenden @SuzanneJenkins3 #amreading


I should be writing, I have looming deadlines and blank pages, but the garden is calling me to slip off my shoes and read a book. So I am 🙂 First in a bold, sexy new small-town Alaska contemporary romance series from Jackie Ashenden Deep River, Alaska boasts a fiercely independent though small population. The […]

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#BookReview- If You Must Know by Jamie Beck #WomensFic @writerjamiebeck


Life turns upside down for two sisters in Wall Street Journal bestselling author Jamie Beck’s emotional novel about how secrets and differences can break—or bind—a family. Sisters Amanda Foster and Erin Turner have little in common except the childhood bedroom they once shared and the certainty each feels that her way of life is best. Amanda follows […]

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#BookReview- Never Look Back by Mary Burton #CrimeFiction


Expect the unexpected in this gritty, tense, and page-turning mystery from New York Times bestselling author Mary Burton. After multiple women go missing, Agent Melina Shepard of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation makes the impulsive decision to go undercover as a prostitute. While working the street, she narrowly avoids becoming a serial killer’s latest victim; as much […]

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