Searching for Gertrude by D.E. Haggerty

Searching for Gertrude by D.E. Haggerty While growing up in Germany in the 1930s, Rudolf falls in love with the girl next door, Gertrude. He doesn’t care what religion Gertrude practices but the Nazis do. When the first antisemitic laws are enacted by the Nazi government, Gertrude’s father loses his job at the local university. … Read More

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Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton – Trouble in a Small Town

Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton A Deputy Donut Mystery #1 Kensington • January 30, 2018 Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut. But after murder claims a favorite customer, Emily can’t rely on a sidekick to solve the crime—or … Read More

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Curses, Boiled Again! by Shari Randall – Release Day Review

My Thoughts Oh, this was an absolutely wonderful start to a new series! Allie Larkin, a ballerina with a broken ankle, finds herself back home in Mystic Bay, helping her Aunt Gully run her new lobster shack. When a judge at a lobster roll competition winds up dead, and the other judges poisoned, Aunt Gully … Read More

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The Swedish Girl by Alex Gray – A Day in the Life of Author Alex Gray

The Swedish Girl by Alex Gray on Tour January 8 – February 12, 2018 Synopsis: Another gripping Lorimer novel from Alex Gray, evoking Glasgow like no other writer can When Kirsty Wilson lands a room in a luxury Glasgow flat owned by Swedish fellow student Eva Magnusson she can’t believe her luck. But Kirsty’s delight … Read More

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford – Review

My Thoughts Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is a beautifully written historical fiction, set during World War II in Seattle. I’ve not read about the Japanese internment following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Jamie’s characters, Henry Lee, an American-born Chinese boy, and Keiko Okabe, an American-born Japanese girl, are so vividly brought … Read More

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Rise by Sierra Cross

Rise Sierra Cross(Coven of Fire, #1)Publication date: June 15th 2017Genres: New Adult, Urban Fantasy I closed the door on magic long ago…the day it made me an orphan. Ten years ago, the Coven of Fire sacrificed their lives—my mother among them—to hold off an overwhelming demonic force. Now it’s back. As a poorly-paid bartender, how … Read More

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Scone Cold Killer by Lena Gregory – Review and Giveaway

Scone Cold Killer by Lena Gregory Series: All Day Breakfast Café Mystery, #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Publisher: Lyrical Press Release Date: January 23, 2018 For Florida diner owner Gia Morelli, there’s no such thing as too much breakfast—unless it kills you . . . When Gia Morelli’s marriage falls apart, she knows it’s time to … Read More

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Bridgeway Academy® Accepting ECOT Students

With the mid-year closing of ECOT (Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow) many parents are struggling to find a way to continue their child’s education that works for their family. This is where Bridgeway Academy comes in. No need to worry about losing time, flexibility, freedom or accreditation. We are ready to help! Our admissions’ team is … Read More

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2018 Witches and Witchcraft Reading Challenge

I want to make sure I read some more magical books this year, so I’m signing up for the 2018 Witches and Witchcraft Reading Challenge hosted by Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf. This challenge runs through December 31, 2018. To participate in this challenge, you must read at least 1 full-length book with a witch as a … Read More

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Fury Frayed by Melissa Haag – Blitz and Giveaway

Fury Frayed Melissa Haag(Of Fates and Furies, #1)Publication date: January 23rd 2018Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Megan’s temper lands her in Girderon Academy, an exclusive school founded in a town of misfit supernatural creatures. It’s the one place she should be able to fit in, but she can’t. Instead, she itches to punch the smug sheriff … Read More

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