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Spectacle – Rachel Vincent

Spectacle – Rachel Vincent

After the amazingness of Menagerie, I was worried that book two would not match up. Well I was both right and wrong. Right in that it was definitely a book two, with most of the plot used as a build up to the final book. Wrong in that it was […]

Posted December 9, 2018 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

United States of Books – Jim the Boy by Tony Earley

United States of Books – Jim the Boy by Tony Earley

    This week takes us to North Carolina. Entertainment Weekly says – “A boy named Jim come of age during the depression in a secluded North Carolina hamlet where the state’s history looms large and maps of the Confederacy still hang in his classroom.”  Jim the Boy by Tony Earley […]

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

United States of Books – Spartina by John Casey

United States of Books – Spartina by John Casey

    This week takes us to Rhode Island with Spartina by John Casey. Entertainment Weekly says – Dick Pierce works in Narragansett Bay, but his true passion is is the unfinished boat in his backyard. The tale may be standard, but Casey’s lyrical descriptions of the Rhode Island sea […]

Posted October 31, 2016 by Laura in Reviews, United States of Books / 0 Comments

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars by Lisa Selin Davis is the story of a family coping with a devastating loss that may end up tearing the whole family apart. Carrie has turned to partying, her mother took off, her little sister is lost in the shuffle and her father is just angry. Facing the […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Laura in Blog Tours, Giveaway, Reviews / 2 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

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

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

First Comes Love – Emily Giffin

First Comes Love – Emily Giffin

I was super excited when I heard about First Comes Love by Emily Giffin. I have all seven of her earlier books and could not wait to read this one. Then I heard she was going to be signing at BEA and I made it my mission to get a print copy to […]

Posted June 23, 2016 by Laura in BEA16 Books, Reviews / 3 Comments