Monthly Archives: October 2018

Word Nerd Wednesday – Draconian

Happy Reformation Day, and welcome to all my word nerd friends. Last week I did a Top Ten Tuesday post focusing on villains, which mentioned “the Draconian Mr. Murdstone”—David Copperfield’s step-father. And that lead to the inevitable question: where did … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Gothic Novels

Happy Tuesday, book lovers! Today’s topic is, predictably, a Halloween freebie according to That Artsy Reader Girl. I don’t even acknowledge Halloween as a general rule. For me, 31 October is Reformation Day—the anniversary of the day (501 years ago … Continue reading

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When You Look At Me (Pepper Basham) – Review

~ About the Book ~ An unexpected mother-to-be A romance-leery composer And a forgotten melody from the past that holds the keys to their futures When Julia Jenkins’ great aunt dies and leaves her a Victorian mansion with decades of … Continue reading

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Weekend Book Buzz – 27/28 October 2018

Welcome to the Weekend Book Buzz! I hope you’ve had an enjoyable weekend. We got to spend the weekend catching up with old friends as we celebrated 65 years of service for one of the organists at Christ Church Cathedral … Continue reading

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First Line Friday – 26 October 2018 – Emerald Illusion (J. Rodes)

Welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books! I have a gem of a book for you today, which I reviewed just yesterday: Emerald Illusion by J. Rodes (Jennifer Rodewald). This is a great read if you love adventure, but … Continue reading

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Emerald Illusion (J. Rodes) – Review

~ About the Book ~ Abrielle used to dream of a different life. Adventure. Romance. Hope. Not of Kansas. Now, after the loss of her mother and a move she didn’t want to make, she’s lost the will to dream … Continue reading

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The Ways We Fall Apart (Christina Coryell) – Review

~ About the Book ~ Life has proven more complicated than she expected, juggling being a mother with her career and baseball travel. Add to that near-constant public scrutiny, and Camdyn Taylor finds herself overthinking her every move. But when … Continue reading

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