Author Archives: Michelle

Fabulous Friday – 24 March 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. ******************** Healthy Bodies – It was a great weekend for the competition team in regards to their…

The Fire Child be crazy

The Fire Child by S. K. Tremayne

Genre: Psychological Suspense Publication Date: 28 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie. But then Jamie’s behavior changes, and Rachel’s perfect…

Not Shrill but awesome

Shrill by Lindy West

Genre: Memoir Publication Date: 17 May 2016 Source: Audible Synopsis from the Publisher: “Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible–like a porcelain dove that will also have sex with you–writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered that she was anything but. From a painfully shy childhood in which…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 20 March 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!  Dance, dance, and more dance. That was my weekend so no reading…

Fabulous Friday – 17 March 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. ******************** St. Patrick’s Day – True Irish men and women may look at us and think that…

The Wanderers makes you think

The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

Genre: Literary Fiction; Science Fiction Publication Date: 14 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “In an age of space exploration, we search to find ourselves. In four years, aerospace giant Prime Space will put the first humans on Mars. Helen Kane, Yoshihiro Tanaka, and Sergei Kuznetsov must prove they’re the crew for the historic…

Time to Never Let You Go

Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens

Genre: Psychological Suspense Publication Date: 14 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “The author of Still Missing targets her readership with a novel that hits all the notes they come to expect from her—and ratchets up the stakes even more. Lindsey Nash has left an abusive relationship and her ex-husband was…

The Wages of Sin are illuminating

The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 14 March 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Sarah Gilchrist has fled London and a troubled past to join the University of Edinburgh’s medical school in 1892, the first year it admits women. She is determined to become a doctor despite the misgivings of her family and…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 13 March 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!  A rare quiet week and weekend meant I could finally eke out…

Sunday Reflections – 12 March 2017

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Happy Sunday! It may be the first day of Daylight Savings Time, but today was as gloomy as a mid-January day. If I have to lose an hour of sleep, I would much prefer to see the sun. Instead, now I feel even more tired and crabby. Blech. Things are rolling along here for the…