Reading

My love for reading: book reviews, author interviews & guest posts, reading challenges, book blogging events & memes and bookish discussions.

My Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge Goals and Books Read
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My Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge Goals and Books Read

Reading challenges are a fantastic way to broaden your reading horizons, learn and read more than you do now. I have lots of reading challenge ideas but the Travel the World in Books Reading Challenge is the one I created to explore new cultures and countries from the comfort of some amazing books.   I…

Wicked by Gregory Maguire Book Review – is evil born or created?
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Wicked by Gregory Maguire Book Review – is evil born or created?

Blurb: Wicked by Gregory Maguire is a wonderfully creepy, magical and sometimes disturbing book, perfect for your fall reading list. Maguire creates a “Wicked” Witch we can empathize with and relate to while providing commentary on the role religion, racial inequality and suppression play in fueling evil. An interesting look at whether evil is born…

The Opposite of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson is storytelling at its best! Review
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The Opposite of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson is storytelling at its best! Review

Blurb: 5* I loved it! – The Opposite of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson is storytelling at it’s best and unlike anything I’ve ever read. A unique and unexpected mix of the mystical Hindu mythology and how family penetrates the toughest walls and deepest buried secrets.    Synopsis from Goodreads: “Born in Alabama, Paula Vauss spent the first decade…

Echoes of Family by Barbara Claypole White Review: A realistic look at mental illness
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Echoes of Family by Barbara Claypole White Review: A realistic look at mental illness

    Blurb: 4* I really liked it! Echoes of Family by Barbara Claypole White shows with heart-breaking realism how mental illness impacts the patient, their family and those demons in their past and present that they are always fighting against.   Synopsis from Goodreads: “Sometimes the only way through darkness is to return to…

Life After Coffee by Virginia Franken Review & GIVEAWAY: A Hilarious Must-Read for Stressed Out Moms
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Life After Coffee by Virginia Franken Review & GIVEAWAY: A Hilarious Must-Read for Stressed Out Moms

  Blurb: 4* I really liked it! Life After Coffee by Virginia Franken is filled with humor and raw, real emotion about the messiness and joys of motherhood. A must-read for any stressed out mom who needs a laugh and longs for a great cup of coffee!    Synopsis from Goodreads: “When globe-trotting coffee buyer, Amy…