BOOK REVIEW: Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez, coming April 11, 2023. “The cat did it, motherf-er!” – the parrot, in Yours Truly. Are you ready to laugh so hard milk comes out your nose? Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez had me snorting in bed so loud my husband asked me to read passages to him. […]

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Happy January! It’s time to announce my January Book Club Picks! Our Book Friends Book club has a new logo and some strong new direction.  We are back and bringing you the best discussions on the latest historical fiction and literary fiction books we all love! But in 2023 we are focussing on community, deep […]

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If you are a fan of Hallmark movies, then I have the book for you!!Hot fireman + cute dog + lonely veterinarian = Christmas Together, the perfect Hallmark Christmas book. “Anything we have to let go of won’t compare to what’s ahead.” This story follows a young veterinarian who comes back to her hometown over […]

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“Courage is the weapon of those who have no choice.” – An Impossible Return I love to read historical fiction for all the ways it continues to educate me.  It seems I will never get to the end of people and places and events I knew nothing about.  Sometimes it’s beautiful, other times it’s heartbreaking.  […]

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“It is a gift in this life that we do not know what awaits us.”  – Lucy By the Sea Oh what a special book.  I was sent Lucy By the Sea from @randomhouse back in September when it was first released.  I remember feeling hesitant to read it at first. Partly because of the […]

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“Grieving people don’t care about metaphors” – We Are The Light Summary Maybe that’s closer to the truth than we’d like to admit. We Are The Light is about a man coping with witnessing a shooting in a theatre and losing his wife. He writes to his Jungian analyst (therapist) and doesn’t tell anyone about […]

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I am so excited to dive deep into the themes of Hester with my friends!.The @bookfriendsbookclub is discussing Hester over on our discord channel.  Then we will chat with author Laurie Lico Albanese later via zoom!  There is so much to discuss! “That’s what I strive for, to live only in my imagination, only in a magical world.” Did […]

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“Death was eternal, that was agreed upon. But the finality of it, the security in it, or the desperation of it? Her mind whirled with the unanswered and the mysticism that seemed to coincide with faith.” – The Premonition at Withers Farm The Premonition at Withers Farm is an immersive reading experience. Thank you @bethanyhousefiction […]

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“One thing I have learned is that people don’t fill up on love. There’s no brim on the cup. Love overflows. It grows and bubbles over. A person doesn’t reach a capacity for love. Love just is.” – Faking Christmas, A Christmas Escape Novel by Cindy Steel. Oh friends, this is THE HOLIDAY BOOK to […]

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I have to perfect book to read this Veterans Day! It is The Girls in Navy Blue by Alix Rickloff and just released Nov 1, 2022 from William Morrow. Thank you TLC Book Tours for sending this my way! This book is a dual timeline, dual narrative book that explores the life of the Yeomanettes.  […]

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