Books

BOOK REVIEW: One Step Too Far by Lisa Gardner

Rating Title: One Step Too FarAuthor: Lisa GardnerPublication: January 18, 2022Publisher: DuttonGenre: Thriller, MysteryPages: 410 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a thrilling new novel that sends Frankie Elkin into the woods in search of a lost man–and the …

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Kristin’s Top 5 Recommended Reads of 2021

I think 2021 was a good year for me in books. I read 55 books, although my initial goal was 60. I had to lower it because… well… life. With that said I find that a trend took place. You’d think in years where sad things take over our news …

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BOOK REVIEW: People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

Rating Title: People We Meet on VacationAuthor: Emily HenryPublication: May 11, 2021Publisher: BerkleyGenre: RomancePages: 382 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She’s a wild child; he wears khakis. She has insatiable wanderlust; he prefers to …

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BOOK REVIEWS: My Darling Husband by Kimberly Belle

Rating Title: My Darling HusbandAuthor: Kimberly BellePublication: December 28, 2021Publisher: Park RowGenre: Domestic ThrillerPages: 331 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Everyone is about to know what her husband isn’t telling her… Jade and Cam Lasky are by all accounts a happily married couple with two adorable …

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Liz’s Top Books of 2021

Man, oh man. I rounded 2021 off with a grand total of 65 books read.  Four of those books are ones that I read aloud to my kids. We recently started the Harry Potter series and are currently reading book 4.  Anywho, all the books that I have put in my …

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Amy’s Top Books of 2021

Reshaping it All by Candace Cameron Bure Typically, I do not care for nonfiction books, but this was a great read and deserves to be in my top 5 for 2021!  I loved the book because it was very practical.  It blended tips for improving yourself physically and spiritually.  There …

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BOOK REVIEW: Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch

Rating Title: Love & LuckAuthor: Jenna Evans WelchPublication: May 8, 2018Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 254 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website Synopsis: (From Goodreads) Addie is visiting Ireland for her aunt’s over-the-top destination wedding and hoping she can stop thinking about the one horrible thing …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Maid by Nita Prose

Rating Title: The MaidAuthor: Nita ProsePublication: January 4, 2022Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: MysteryPages: 280 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Magic of Motherhood by Ashlee Gaad

Rating Title: The Magic of Motherhood: The Good Stuff, the Hard Stuff, and Everything In BetweenAuthor: Ashlee GaadPublication: April 4, 2017Publisher: ZondervanGenre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help, MotherhoodPages: 238 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Motherhood can often feel overwhelming and isolating. You find your feelings swinging between joy and uncertainty, …

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BOOK REVIEW: It Rained Warm Bread by Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet

Rating Title: It Rained Warm BreadAuthor: Gloria Moskowitz-SweetPublication: March 2, 2021Publisher: Square FishGenre: Children’s Fiction, Holocaust Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads A middle grade novel in verse about Moishe Moskowitz’s Holocaust survival story. Moishe was thirteen when the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939 and he was sent …

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