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United States of Books – Independence Day by Richard Ford

United States of Books – Independence Day by Richard Ford

    Review by Serena at Savvy Verse & Wit Source: Public Library Audiobook, 17 CDs Synopsis from Goodreads – A visionary account of American life–and the long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade–Independence Day reveals a man and our country with unflinching comedy and […]

Posted August 15, 2016 by Laura in United States of Books / 1 Comment

Weekly Wrap-Up – August 13, 2016

Weekly Wrap-Up – August 13, 2016

  Welcome to my weekly wrap-up! Here is where you can see my books read during the past week, books to be read next week, books I have added to my shelves, any bookish happenings and the like. I have linked to Stacking the Shelves, the Saturday Situation, the Saturday Review of Books, Talk of the […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Laura in Saturday Soapbox, Weekly Wrap-Up / 18 Comments

Author Tuesday Countdown – Eric Smith

Author Tuesday Countdown – Eric Smith

      Welcome to the countdown for our next Author Tuesday! Next Tuesday, August 16, 2016 we will be joined by 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. We will also be giving away three […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Laura in Author Tuesday Countdown / 0 Comments

THE FLAME NEVER DIES Pre-release Blitz

THE FLAME NEVER DIES Pre-release Blitz

I am super excited to be a part of this pre-release blitz to help spread the word that THE FLAME NEVER DIES, the second book in Rachel Vincent’s The Stars Never Rise series, that is releasing on August 16th! As most of you know Vincent, is one of my favorite […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Laura in Book Blitz, Giveaway / 4 Comments

Falling – Jane Green

Falling – Jane Green

 I’m going to start this review by clearly stating that I heart Jane Green. Her book Jemima J is one of my all time favorites and I own almost all of her books. I was super excited when I heard about Falling as it was her returning to romance. Emma […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

United States of Books – The Known World

United States of Books – The Known World

    This week takes us to Virginia with The Known World by Edward P. Jones. Entertainment Weekly says – This award-winning examination of man’s ownership of man refuses to succumb to the calcifying effect of history, presenting Virginia’s past as raw, urgent and human.  The Known World by Edward […]

Posted August 8, 2016 by Laura in Reviews, United States of Books / 3 Comments

Weekly Wrap-Up – August 6, 2016

Weekly Wrap-Up – August 6, 2016

  Welcome to my weekly wrap-up! Here is where you can see my books read during the past week, books to be read next week, books I have added to my shelves, any bookish happenings and the like. I have linked to Stacking the Shelves, the Saturday Situation, the Saturday Review of Books, Talk of the […]

Posted August 5, 2016 by Laura in Stacking The Shelves, Weekly Wrap-Up / 18 Comments

Claiming Noah – Amanda Ortlepp

Claiming Noah – Amanda Ortlepp

Claiming Noah by Amanda Ortlepp is an interesting look at adoption. It focuses on embryo adoption which I have heard of but is a totally new book plot line for me. We meet Catriona and James who have just undergone IVF. Faced with the decision of what to do with the remaining […]

Posted August 5, 2016 by Laura in BEA16 Books, Giveaway, Reviews / 3 Comments