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Book Review: Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury

Don’t let the Baxter name keep you from reading the latest from Karen Kingsbury. Two Weeks is Elise Walker’s story. While Cole Blake, son of Landon and Ashley Baxter Blake, plays a pretty big role, this book is not a focus on the Baxter family and can be read as a stand-alone. If you haven’t read the 25+ Baxter books prior to this one, starting here will not be a problem. Continue reading “Book Review: Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury”

Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid has chosen an interesting way to tell a story. But does it work? Continue reading “Book Review: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid”

Book Review: Beauchamp Hall by Danielle Steel

Many years ago, I read every Danielle Steel book I could get my hands on. I’ve only recently picked up her books again and was excited to receive a copy of Beauchamp Hall from NetGalley. Continue reading “Book Review: Beauchamp Hall by Danielle Steel”

Book Review: Six Cats a Slayin’ by Miranda James

Six Cat’s a Slayin’ is the tenth book and my first introduction to the Cat in the Stacks series by Miranda James. Continue reading “Book Review: Six Cats a Slayin’ by Miranda James”

Book Review: Indivisible by Travis Thrasher

In recent weeks, I have seen a lot regarding the movie Indivisible, the screenplay this book is based on. The movie looks packed with emotion, faith and love of country. However, I didn’t find all of that flowing through the pages of this book. Continue reading “Book Review: Indivisible by Travis Thrasher”

Review + Blog Tour + Giveaway: Lyric by Molly McAdams

Bookish Devices is honored to be helping celebrate the release of Lyric, the latest from Molly McAdams.  Continue reading “Review + Blog Tour + Giveaway: Lyric by Molly McAdams”

Book Review: The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie

When an explosion rips apart a Chicago building, the lives of Cecily, Kate and Franny are forever altered. Fast forward one year to find Cecily still in mourning, Kate hoping that her past won’t catch up with her, and Franny searching for her birth mother. Continue reading “Book Review: The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie”

Book Review: Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser

I really enjoyed Strawser’s first novel, but this one didn’t quite hit the mark. Continue reading “Book Review: Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser”

Book Review: Best Intentions by Erika Raskin

Marti Trailor―social worker, mother of three, wife of a successful obstetrician, daughter of a Congressman―is ready to go back to work. She’s thrilled when the perfect opportunity falls in her lap. Marti quickly begins to feel like she is making a difference in the lives of her clients. Soon, though, she finds herself caught up in the dark side of the medical center. Continue reading “Book Review: Best Intentions by Erika Raskin”

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