Dear Jane by @Marinagraphy @brwpublisher #bookreview #librarythingearlyreviewers #comingofage #YAfiction

Dear Jane by Marina Delvecchio

Kit Kat is a fifteen-year-old adoptee who writes letters to her favorite literary character, Jane Eyre, as a means of surviving a violent childhood in Greece and a harrowing adoption in New York that requires her to silence her memories and her voice. In writing letters to Jane, Kit Kat discovers a connection to literature … Continue reading Dear Jane by @Marinagraphy @brwpublisher #bookreview #librarythingearlyreviewers #comingofage #YAfiction

Unlikely Friends by #saharabdulaziz #bookblitz #bookreview #giveaway #contemporaryfiction #yafiction @BuoniAmiciPress

Unlikely Friends

Title: Unlikely FriendsAuthor: Sahar AbdulazizGenre: Contemporary Fiction/ Humor/ SatireRelease Date: February 19, 2019Cover Designer: Patrick Knowles (Patrick Knowles Design)Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. Irwin is not only the local Librarian; he’s also a book snob and an all-around grouch. There’s nothing he values more than his privacy. As a loner, he’s happy to be … Continue reading Unlikely Friends by #saharabdulaziz #bookblitz #bookreview #giveaway #contemporaryfiction #yafiction @BuoniAmiciPress

The Snowman of Zanzibar by Gordon Wallis #bookpromo #booktour #actionandadventure #Africa

Publication date:  March 13, 2018Genre:  Fiction/Action and AdventurePages:  289 Ex Rhodesian soldier Jason Green was frustrated and mildly depressed. The winter in London had been long and bitterly cold. The steady work as a freelance insurance fraud investigator was mundane and repetitive. This tedious monotony suddenly changes early on a frigid February morning when he is summoned to … Continue reading The Snowman of Zanzibar by Gordon Wallis #bookpromo #booktour #actionandadventure #Africa

Sundays in Bed with… Dear Jane

Sundays in Bed

The meme that dares to ask what book has been in your bed this morning? Come share what book you’ve spent time curled up reading in bed, or which book you wish you had time to read today! This meme is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. Another cool rainy Sunday in Iowa.  Perfect for reading Marina … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with… Dear Jane

#SegueSaturday Prime Choice (Perry Skky Jr. Series 1) by Stephanie Perry Moore #bookreview #christianfiction #youngadultfiction

Prime Choice

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  This was my second review on my blog posted in February 2009.  I was still new to the blogger role and was thrilled to find such a … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Prime Choice (Perry Skky Jr. Series 1) by Stephanie Perry Moore #bookreview #christianfiction #youngadultfiction

First Lines Friday – Mar. 22, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: "A cold dense shadow fell over Jane Richardson as she hurried along the concrete towpath. To her left, moonlight danced over the River Bure’s … Continue reading First Lines Friday – Mar. 22, 2019

My Name is Finn Jupiter by @garethcrocker #bookreview #yafiction #actionandadventure

My name is finn jupiter

Publication date:  February 5, 2019Genre:  Fiction/Young Adult/Action and AdventurePages:  244 Finn Jupiter lives in the idyllic mountain town of Victory, Colorado. She’s a smart, daring, and fiercely independent young woman. She also has a gift for seeing the small things that others can’t. Connecting lines that, for most, don’t exist.While happy to live out a quiet life, hiking, … Continue reading My Name is Finn Jupiter by @garethcrocker #bookreview #yafiction #actionandadventure

Sundays in Bed with… Out Where the West Begins

Sundays in Bed

The meme that dares to ask what book has been in your bed this morning? Come share what book you’ve spent time curled up reading in bed, or which book you wish you had time to read today! This meme is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. This Sunday I’m reading some non-fiction titled Out Where the … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with… Out Where the West Begins

The Necessary Hunger by #ninarevoyr #librarythingearlyreviewers #bookreview #basketball #LGBT #romance

The Necessary Hunger

Publication date: March 5, 2019Genre: Fiction/Literature/LGBTPages: 368 As a star basketball player in her last year of high school, Nancy Takahiro's life is about to change forever. Faced with the college recruitment process and unsure of where her skill will take her, Nancy is not prepared for meeting Raina Webber, an All-State shooting guard whose … Continue reading The Necessary Hunger by #ninarevoyr #librarythingearlyreviewers #bookreview #basketball #LGBT #romance

#SegueSaturday 15 Seconds by @The_AndrewGross #bookreview #suspensethriller

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in June 2012.  The story is an emotional rollercoaster and I remember finishing it in a day. You get ten days, someone … Continue reading #SegueSaturday 15 Seconds by @The_AndrewGross #bookreview #suspensethriller

Wesley (The Son Series, #1) by Leanne Davis @leannewrites @buoni_amici_press #bookreview #ReleaseBlitz #contemporaryromance

Title: Wesley (The Son Series, #1) Author: Leanne Davis Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: March 15th Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. ~Wesley~ Yeah, I don’t trust them. Who are they? The family who takes me in after they catch me making a rare mistake. They offer me a deal that allows me to make … Continue reading Wesley (The Son Series, #1) by Leanne Davis @leannewrites @buoni_amici_press #bookreview #ReleaseBlitz #contemporaryromance

First Line Friday – Mar. 15, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: "October 2, 2010 The voice is brittle.  Raw.  The words sound as if they are being scratched into sandpaper with a coffin nail. '...yrja … Continue reading First Line Friday – Mar. 15, 2019

This Strange Hell by @c_j_sutton @rararesources #blogtour #bookreview #suspensethriller

Suspect runs and hides in a country town.  Burn victim identifies suspect.  Suspect's name and photos are plastered on television and the newspapers.  Burn victim vows vengeance.  Suspect tries to redeem himself by helping a stranger and his family.  Not everyone is who they seem... not everything is cut and dried… He was hated across … Continue reading This Strange Hell by @c_j_sutton @rararesources #blogtour #bookreview #suspensethriller

Sundays in Bed with… Wesley

Sundays in Bed

The meme that dares to ask what book has been in your bed this morning? Come share what book you’ve spent time curled up reading in bed, or which book you wish you had time to read today! This meme is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. Sounds a bit naughty being in bed with Wesley by … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with… Wesley

#SegueSaturday The Chris Farley Show by Tom Farley, Jr. @madfarley and Tanner Colby @tannercolby #bookreview #memoir #ChrisFarley

Chris Farley Show

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in November 2009. While fans knew Chris as the sweaty, swaggering Motivational Speaker and the hyperkinetic Chippendales stripper, his family knew him … Continue reading #SegueSaturday The Chris Farley Show by Tom Farley, Jr. @madfarley and Tanner Colby @tannercolby #bookreview #memoir #ChrisFarley

First Lines Friday – Mar. 8, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: "Dear Jane, Two years ago, I tried to kill myself.  I was thirteen.  I've never told anyone.  I've never even said the words aloud, … Continue reading First Lines Friday – Mar. 8, 2019

A.I. P.I. by Ian Patrick Williams @AuthorsXP #bookreview #scifi #androids #privateinvestigators

A.I. P.I. by Ian Patrick Williams

What the hell had Charlie Gale gotten himself into? Raymond (RMD3000), Artificial Intelligence Private Investigator (A.I. P.I.), may be able to get paid for his services this time.  Dorothy Gale (yes, that's her name), a young woman with means is looking for her missing brother, Charlie. However, the search for Charlie may be the death … Continue reading A.I. P.I. by Ian Patrick Williams @AuthorsXP #bookreview #scifi #androids #privateinvestigators

Girl Desecrated (The Fergus She Vampire Book Series 1) by Cheryl R. Cowtan @NspiredMe2Write #bookreview #vampires #paranormal #series

Girl with unusual hair

The She is going to the Jamestown colony because she has been driven out of Eastern Europe and needs to continue her line. Unlike the others, She was not choosing a husband. She already had one. She was choosing a male specimen intellectually and physically worthy to plant his seed in her belly. This was … Continue reading Girl Desecrated (The Fergus She Vampire Book Series 1) by Cheryl R. Cowtan @NspiredMe2Write #bookreview #vampires #paranormal #series

Sundays in Bed with… A.I. P.I.

Sundays in Bed

The meme that dares to ask what book has been in your bed this morning? Come share what book you’ve spent time curled up reading in bed, or which book you wish you had time to read today! This meme is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. Another cold wintery Sunday and I'm reading the debut sci-fi … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with… A.I. P.I.

#SegueSaturday Making Rounds with Oscar by @DavidDosa ‏#bookreview #nonfiction #dementia

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in June 2010.  This story interested me because at the time my mother was diagnosed with dementia and my mother loved cats … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Making Rounds with Oscar by @DavidDosa ‏#bookreview #nonfiction #dementia