My Book Haul 8-10-2019

In need of a new way to showcase titles, I decided that My Book Haul seems like a good fit. I like giving books a little special attention as sometimes it can be awhile before I’m able to review them. Sad to say, but some get put on the shelf and gather a little dust before I’m able to give them the love they deserve. I’ve included links to Goodreads if you want more information. …

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Book Review: Escape Room by Megan Goldin

Vincent, Jules, Sylvie, and Sam are ruthlessly ambitious high-flyers working in the lucrative world of Wall Street finance where deception and intimidation thrive. Getting rich is all that matters, and they’ll do anything to reach the top. When they are ordered to participate in a corporate team-building exercise that requires them to escape from a locked elevator, dark secrets of their team begin to be laid bare. The biggest mystery to solve in this lethal …

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Book Review: The Year I Left by Christine Brae

Carin Frost doesn’t understand what’s happening to her. A confident businesswoman, wife, and mother, she begins to resent everything about her life. Nothing makes sense. Nothing makes her feel. Maybe it’s the recent loss of her mother in a tragic accident. Or maybe she’s just losing her mind. Enter Matias Torres. As their new business partnership thrives, so does their friendship – and his interest in her. Carin is determined to keep her distance, until …

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July 2019 Month in Review

My month in review. Let’s see how I did! Books read In order to meet my Goodreads goal of 100 books, I need to read 8.33 books per month. According to Goodreads I’ve read 7 books this month, but am 5 books behind for the year: Deep Work by Cal Newport Hair Raising by Kevin J Anderson Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day by Seanan McGuire Mindset by Carol S Dweck Year I Left …

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Book Review: Witches Get Stitches by Dakota Cassidy

When last we met, good people, the biggest wish I’ve ever made came to fruition. It didn’t happen without some help – okay, a lot of help. Either way, let’s just say the deed was done. My outrageously handsome, smart, sometimes persnickety (read mostly persnickety) Spy Guy, Winterbottom, is finally here on earth with me, recuperating from his afterlife jaunt.And I couldn’t be happier… Sure, he can be a difficult patient. He’s forever bellowing my …

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Not Your Mama’s Zombies! (Urban Fantasy books for your TBR pile)

Zombies used to be boring. Slow. Shambling. Easy to escape simply by running away. Then came the new wave of zombies! They were fast, so you couldn’t escape so easily. And some of them were just like you and me, aside from the whole being dead thing of course. That’s what I love about the new urban fantasy zombie! They’re funny and snarky and just like us! Here are a few of my favorite urban fantasy …

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That Ain’t Witchcraft by Seanan McGuire (book review)

Title:  That Ain’t Witchcraft Author:  Seanan McGuire Release Date:  March 5, 2019 Publisher:  Berkley Publishing Group Source:  NetGalley Antimony Price has never done well without a support system. As the youngest of her generation, she has always been able to depend on her parents, siblings, and cousins to help her out when she’s in a pinch – until now. After fleeing from the Covenant of St. George, she’s found herself in debt to the crossroads …

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My Book Haul 7-20-2019

In need of a new way to showcase titles, I decided that My Book Haul seems like a good fit. I like giving books a little special attention as sometimes it can be awhile before I’m able to review them. Sad to say, but some get put on the shelf and gather a little dust before I’m able to give them the love they deserve. I’ve included links to Goodreads if you want more information. …

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Book Review: The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Kira Bennett’s earliest memories are of living alone and wild in the woods. She has no idea how long she was on her own or what she had to do to survive, but she remembers the moment that Cady Bennett and one of her search-and-rescue dogs found her perfectly. Adopted into the Bennett family, Kira still struggles with human interaction years later, but she excels at the family business: search-and-rescue. Along with Cady’s son, Jude, …

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13 New Fantasy Books to Add to Your TBR Pile

Despite having towering piles of books that I haven’t read yet, I can’t resist browsing online for new releases! There’s nothing like the bright and the shiny and the new! Since urban fantasy is one of my favorite genres, I was excited to find so many new fantasy books scheduled for release over the next few months! There’s even a new book by one of my favorite authors, Seanan McGuire! And Karen Chance! Love Karen …

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Down the TBR Rabbit Hole 8

Down the TBR Rabbit Hole was created by Lisa at Lost In A Story. She’s since cleaned up her TBR list (go Lisa!), but has inspired others to work on their TBR lists. I saw this meme over at Lampshade Reader and decided to take the plunge! How to participate: Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf Order by Ascending Date Added Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course if …

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Book Review: 13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do

Title:  13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do Author:  Amy Morin Release Date:  December 31, 2018 Publisher:  William Morrow Source:  Edelweiss International bestselling author and leading global expert on mental strength Amy Morin turns her focus to feminism, explaining what it means – and what it takes – to be a mentally strong woman in the age of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. (Goodreads) Review:   Amy Morin’s first book was 13 Things That Mentally …

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