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February 2016

Book Review: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Title: The Passenger

Author: Lisa Lutz

Rating: 4 stars

Reviewers: Dottie & Jennifer

Dottie and I teamed up several weeks ago to review The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth. We’ve teamed up again to bring you a review of Lisa Lutz’s latest, The Passenger. Sit back, check out our thoughts and then go buy the book. Dottie and I think you’ll love it.

~Jennifer Continue reading “Book Review: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz”

Ten Questions with Janet Evanovich

This installment of Ten Questions features Janet Evanovich. Janet is a #1 New York Times bestselling author. Some of her works include the Stephanie Plum series, the Lizzy and Diesel series, twelve romance novels and the Fox and O’Hare series that she co-authored with Lee Goldberg.

Continue reading “Ten Questions with Janet Evanovich”

Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant


Title: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Author: Adam Grant

Narrator: Fred Sanders

Rating: 4 Stars

Reviewer: Melinda

Looking at this book and the description I wasn’t very sure that it would be for me. I do enjoy good non-fiction books but I don’t consider myself much of an original! But a friend with similar non-fiction tastes as me recommended it so I took the plunge. I’m so glad I did! Continue reading “Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant”

Book Review: A Girl’s Guide to Moving On by Debbie Macomber

Title: A Girl’s Guide to Moving On

Author: Debbie Macomber

Rating: 4 stars

Reviewer: Jennifer

My heart is happy and full of warm fuzzies 🙂 Continue reading “Book Review: A Girl’s Guide to Moving On by Debbie Macomber”

Book Review: Jockblocked by Jen Frederick



Title: Jockblocked

Author: Jen Frederick

Rating: 4 Stars

Reviewer: Melinda Continue reading “Book Review: Jockblocked by Jen Frederick”

Book Review: If I Run by Terri Blackstock

Title: If I Run

Author: Terri Blackstock

Rating:  4 stars

Reviewer: Jennifer

A cliffhanger! I wasn’t prepared for a cliffhanger! Continue reading “Book Review: If I Run by Terri Blackstock”

Ten Questions with Tracey Garvis Graves

Tracey Garvis Graves joins us today for our Ten Questions interview series. She is a New York TimesWall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author. Her debut novel, On the Island, spent 9 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has been translated into twenty-seven languages, and is in development with MGM and Temple Hill Productions for a feature film. Continue reading “Ten Questions with Tracey Garvis Graves”

Karen Kingsbury’s The Bridge Part 2

When Karen Kingsbury’s The Bridge Part 1 aired on the Hallmark Channel in December 2015 many were shocked and even angry when they learned that Part 2 would not air until December 2016. An entire year away!  Continue reading “Karen Kingsbury’s The Bridge Part 2”

Book Review: Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf

Title: Missing Pieces

Author: Heather Gudenkauf

Rating: 3 stars

Reviewer: Jennifer

*sigh* Everyone is an amateur detective. It occurred to me several times while reading this book that unprofessionals always seem to be doing the work better left to the professionals. Anyway, I’m getting sidetracked … Continue reading “Book Review: Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf”

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