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January 2016

Book Review: The Winter Girl by Matt Marinovich

Title: The Winter Girl

Author: Matt Marinovich

Rating: 2 stars

Reviewer: Jennifer

I’m almost at a loss for words. I didn’t like this book at all. I’m surprised I finished it but I was curious enough to want to know how it would end. Continue reading “Book Review: The Winter Girl by Matt Marinovich”

Book Review: The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth

Title: The Things We Keep

Author: Sally Hepworth

Rating: 4 stars

Reviewers: Dottie & Jennifer

Summary: Anna Forster is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease at only 38. Her family has placed her in Rosalind House, an assisted living facility. It just so happens that the home has another young Alzheimer’s patient, Luke. They forge a friendship, which has consequences that develop later in the story.
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Ten Questions with Jenna Blum

Jenna Blum

This week’s Ten Questions brings a visit from New York Times and International Best Selling author, Jenna Blum. Ms. Blum is the author of Those Who Save Us, The Storm Chasers, and a story in the Grand Central Anthology. Continue reading “Ten Questions with Jenna Blum”

Ten Questions with Brenda Ernst Zalegowski


For the first Ten Questions of 2016 we thought it was appropriate to begin with one of our favorite debut authors of the last year, Brenda Ernst Zalegowski. Continue reading “Ten Questions with Brenda Ernst Zalegowski”

Looking Ahead: Our Most Anticipated Books of 2016

Looking Foward to in 2016

Or perhaps more appropriately titled: We Will Give Almost Anything for an ARC of These 2016 Releases

Also possibly: Books on our TBR Lists that We Will Finally Get Around to Reading in 2016. We Promise. Really. Maybe. 

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