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Jan 21 2017
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Goodbye, Mom

Goodbye, Mom

How do you even begin to say goodbye to your mother? It feels too soon; she was just 51. But then, no amount of time together would have been enough. It has been one week and I still feel like I can’t take a full breath. How is it possible that I am in a world where my mother is not? My heart is aching so deeply and the pain is indescribable. My mother’s memorial service is later today, and I’m not sure how I’ll get through it.

Goodbye, Mom. Rest easy.

In Loving Memory of Kim Marie Swiger

A poem from Henry Scott Holland:

Death is nothing at all. It does not count.
I have only slipped away into the next …

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Jan 20 2017
7

Anomalies by Sadie Turner and Colette Freedman @sadieturnerla @colettefreedman

Anomalies by Sadie Turner and Colette Freedman @sadieturnerla @colettefreedman

Audiobook review to be added at a later date. My mother passed away unexpectedly and I have not had the chance to read Anomalies yet.

Anomalies by Sadie Turner and Colette Freedman

In the future there is no disease. There is no war. There is no discontent. All citizens are complacent members of the Global Governance. But one summer is about to change everything.

Keeva Tee just turned fifteen. All of her dreams are about to come true. She s about to make the trip to Monarch Camp to be imprinted with her intended life partner. One day they ll have perfect kids and a perfect life. But in her happy, carefree life in the Ocean Community, something weighs on her …

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Jan 20 2017
0

Love on the Prairie by Ciara Knight – Cover Reveal

Love on the Prairie by Ciara Knight – Cover Reveal

Love on the Prairie by Ciara Knight

Genre: Historical, Western Romance
Cover Designer: Clarissa Yeo
Editor: Cora Artz and Emily Sewell
Expected Release Date: March 2, 2017

Abigail McKinnie refuses to allow her sisters to be dispersed across the nation as mail order brides. Despite the fact the union soldiers took everything from them during their march through Atlanta-their lands scorched, house burned, food stolen-she won’t give up. With a plan in place, she sets out for Kansas to her second cousin under the guise of marriage. But instead, she plans to convince him that the seven of them can help run the homestead for him. Her plan is full proof, until she makes the arduous journey to discover he’s dead.

Owen Baker vows to never …

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Jan 20 2017
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Only a Mistress Will Do by Jenna Jaxon – Cover Reveal

Only a Mistress Will Do by Jenna Jaxon – Cover Reveal

ONLY A MISTRESS WILL DO

by Jenna Jaxon

ISBN:
9781516102822

Publish
Date: 4/4/2017

Format:
ePub

Genre: Historical
Romance

The man of her
dreams . . . belongs to another woman.

Destitute and without friends, Violet Carlton is forced to seek
employment at the House of Pleasure in London. She steels herself for
her first customer and is shocked when the man rescues her instead of
ravishing her. A grateful Violet cannot help but admire the handsome
Viscount Trevor. But she must curb her desire for the dashing
nobleman she can never have because he is already betrothed to
another . . .

Tristan had gone to the House of Pleasure for a last bit of fun
before he became a faithful married …

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Jan 19 2017
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New Year, New Chances for Pregnancy #2017StorkOTCjourney

New Year, New Chances for Pregnancy #2017StorkOTCjourney

This is a sponsored conversation from Mums the Word Network and The Stork OTC. All opinions are my own.

One of the most exciting things is seeing those two lines show up on a positive pregnancy test. Your whole world changes in an instant. It is scary and exhilarating. I have had the blessing of having that experience twice. I’d love to share my birth story with my younger daughter, Natalie.

In January of 2011, I realized my period was late. We were not trying to get pregnant and I was not expecting the pregnancy test to be positive. I took the test and I was completely in shock to see a positive result. With those …

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Jan 19 2017
9

A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes

A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes

A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes
A Ghostly Southern Mystery Book 5

Emma Lee Raines sees dead people

Proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, Emma Lee can see, hear, and talk to ghosts of murdered folks. And when her high school nemesis is found dead, Jade Lee Peel is the same old mean girl—trying to come between Emma Lee and her hot boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, all over again.

There’s only one way for Emma Lee to be free of the trash-talking ghost—solve the murder so the former prom queen can cross over.

But the last thing Jade Lee wants is to leave the town where she had her glory days. And the more Emma Lee investigates on her own, the more …

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Jan 18 2017
3

The Riverman by Alex Gray

The Riverman by Alex Gray

The Riverman
by Alex Gray
on Tour January 9 – February 15, 2017

Synopsis:

Fans of atmospheric police procedurals will love watching Glasgow vividly come to life with the shocking twists and turns that have made Alex Gray an international bestseller

When a dead body is fished out of Glasgow’s River Clyde the morning after an office celebration, it looks like a case of accidental death. But an anonymous telephone call and a forensic toxicology test give Detective Chief Inspector William Lorimer reason to think otherwise. Probing deeper into the life and business of the deceased accountant, a seemingly upright member of the community, Lorimer finds only more unanswered questions.

What is the secret his widow seems to be concealing? Was the international accounting firm facing …

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Jan 17 2017
1

Blue Tide by Jenna-Lynne Duncan

Blue Tide by Jenna-Lynne Duncan


Title:   Blue Tide

Author: Jenna-Lynne Duncan 

Published:  January 9th, 2017  

Publisher:  Clean Teen Publishing

Genre: Action & Adventure/Pirates, Dystopian

Synopsis:

An award-winning YA adventure-packed romance steeped in Middle Eastern culture and set in the Asian Pacific amongst dangerous oceans and tropical islands.

Seventeen-year-old refugee Lux plots her escape from the island where her family is stranded, denying that her home was lost in the Floods. Lux is determined to get her old life back by any means possible. But before her feet even leave the sand, she’s taken hostage by a vengeance-driven pirate nearly as young as she is.

Her capture is the key to his freedom…

Captain Draven’s scarf veils more than his face. …

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Jan 16 2017
20

Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle – Review + Giveaway

Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle – Review + Giveaway

Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle

is the 16th book in A Coffeehouse Mystery series. I am about 1/3 of the way through the book and will update soon with my full review. I am behind due to an unexpected death in the family. My apologies for not having my review totally finished. I can say that I’m really enjoying the intrigue in this installment. Their are two different mysteries intersecting, one taking place sixty years ago and one taking place in present day. It makes for a really exciting story, and I am hoping to finish it this week.

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Jan 15 2017
2

The Cowboy's Twins by Tara Taylor Quinn – Grand Finale Blitz

The Cowboy's Twins by Tara Taylor Quinn – Grand Finale Blitz

On Tour with Prism Book Tours

Book Tour Grand Finale for

The Cowboy’s Twins

By Tara Taylor Quinn

We hope you enjoyed this tour about a charming cowboy, his twins and a TV producer! Grab a copy for yourself while it’s on sale and if you missed any of the stops, go back and check them out…

Launch – Note from the Author

Welcome to The Cowboy’s Twins tour!! This is the third and last book in the Family Secrets Cooking Show series. It’s fun. The twins entertained me from the beginning of the book until the end. And, in typical ttq fashion, it’s emotionally intense, too.

underneath the covers – A Letter from TTQ

Welcome to the …

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