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The Hopefuls – Jennifer Close

The Hopefuls – Jennifer Close

The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close was a book I had so much hope for. I love Washington D.C. based drama TV shows, and I was hoping that would translate well to the written word. I was nervous as I have read a slew of NYC based books lately and they […]

Posted September 22, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

United States of Books – Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks

United States of Books – Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks

    SYNOPSIS Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks Paperback, 180 pgs. Third World Press For Illinois, Entertainment Weekly says, “Sure you can always go with Saul Bellow’s Chicago, but if you’re looking for another view of the windy city, pick up this challenging, essential look at urban black life, with […]

Posted September 19, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 0 Comments

Author Tuesday Interview – Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke

Author Tuesday Interview – Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke

    It’s time for my favorite day of the week, Author Tuesday! This week we are featuring an interview with Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke authors of The Year We Turned Forty (see my review here). It currently has a 4.2 star rating on Amazon and you can check it out on Goodreads. In […]

Posted September 13, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday, Giveaway / 4 Comments

United States of Books – Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell

United States of Books – Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell

  For more information on the United States of Books (click here for details). The United States of Books the State of Michigan   Reviewer ~ Teri at Sportochick’s Musings Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell Audible and eBook ~ Synopsis ~ Bonnie Jo Campbell has created an unforgettable heroine in sixteen-year-old Margo Crane, […]

Posted September 12, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 0 Comments

Labyrinth Lost – Zoraida Cordova

Labyrinth Lost – Zoraida Cordova

Be still my heart – a YA fantasy book featuring multiple diversities (PoC and LGBT). Come to momma my precious.  Oh, and it’s really good, well that is just an added bonus. Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova is the story of sixteen year-old Alex, a bruja from a long line of powerful […]

Posted August 30, 2016 by Laura in Blog Tours, Giveaway, Reviews / 3 Comments

Author Tuesday Interview – Christine Reilly

Author Tuesday Interview – Christine Reilly

    It’s time for my favorite day of the week, Author Tuesday! This week we are featuring an interview with Christine Reilly author of Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday (see my review here). It currently has a 4.8 star rating on Amazon and you can check it out on Goodreads. In addition […]

Posted August 30, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday, Giveaway / 2 Comments

United States of Books – Empire Falls by Richard Russo

United States of Books – Empire Falls by Richard Russo

    Review by H.C. at Irresponsible Reader   Believe it or not — this was almost a lot longer, but I trimmed a lot to hopefully make it better. — Empire Falls by Richard Russo Hardcover, 483 pg. Knopf, 2001 A few years ago, my parents took a trip through […]

Posted August 29, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 0 Comments

Author Tuesday Interview and Giveaway – Eric Smith

Author Tuesday Interview and Giveaway – Eric Smith

    It’s time for my favorite day of the week, Author Tuesday! This week we are featuring an interview with Eric Smith author of Inked (see my review here). It currently has a 4 star rating on Amazon and you can check it out on Goodreads. In addition to his interview Eric is […]

Posted August 16, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday, Giveaway / 6 Comments