Fabulous Friday – 21 July 2017

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We should always find ways to celebrate the little things in life. What better day to celebrate these little things than the best day of the week? So, here are the things that make this a Fabulous Friday for me this week.

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  • LEAVING…ON A JET PLANE – The flight leaves tomorrow at noon. We should be in the pool by 5 PM. Work can suck it. I cannot wait.

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What makes this a Fabulous Friday for you?

A Boy in Winter – A tale for all time

  Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 1 August 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. This new novel from the award-winning author of the Booker Prize short-listed The Dark Room tells of the…

The White Road helps you beat the heat

The White Road by Sarah Lotz

Genre: Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 30 May 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, Journey to the Dark Side, ex-adrenalin junkie and slacker Simon Newman hires someone to guide him through the notorious Cwm Pot caves, so that he can film the journey and put it on…

I found I thoroughly enjoyed I Found You

I Found You by Lisa Jewell

Genre: Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 25 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “In the windswept British seaside town of Ridinghouse Bay, single mom Alice Lake finds a man sitting on a beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, and no idea how he got there. Against her better judgment, she…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 17 July 2017

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Hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover!  It’s amazing how much you can read when your evenings are free….

Fabulous Friday – 14 July 2017

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We should always find ways to celebrate the little things in life. What better day to celebrate these little things than the best day of the week? So, here are the things that make this a Fabulous Friday for me this week. ******************** Counting Down – One more week until vacation, baby. At this point in time,…

Now I Rise is the ultimate girl power

Now I Rise by Kiersten White

Genre: Young Adult; Historical Fiction Publication Date: 27 June 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Lada Dracul has no allies. No throne. All she has is what she’s always had: herself. After failing to secure the Wallachian throne, Lada is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her blood-strewn path. Filled with a white-hot…

The Confusion of Languages is powerful

The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon

Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: 27 June 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Both Cassie Hugo and Margaret Brickshaw dutifully followed their soldier husbands to the U.S. embassy in Jordan, but that’s about all the women have in common. After two years, Cassie’s become an expert on the rules, but newly arrived Margaret sees only…

The Witchfinder’s Sister proves some things never change

The Witchfinder's Sister by Beth Underdown

  Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 25 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Essex, England, 1645. With a heavy heart, Alice Hopkins returns to the small town she grew up in. Widowed, with child, and without prospects, she is forced to find refuge at the house of her younger brother, Matthew. In the five…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 10 July 2017

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Hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover!  Lazy summer evenings has been making for some great reading time. Plus,…