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My Book Bucket List: June 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The June 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My June 2018 read will be Room by Emma Donoghue!  I noticed Room when the movie version came out and learned that it was also a novel. I have yet to watch the movie as I tend to read the book first, and it looks like…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: June 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

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ARC Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Pages: 320 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: March 30, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Divorce, Relationships, Deception, Loss, Self Reflection, Forgiveness This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Gallery, Threshold, Pocket Books. Richard was a well-known traveling pianist who has played with the best in America’s best venues. His love for piano and classical music is his life. However,…… Continue reading ARC Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Pages: 486 Genre: Mystery/Crime/Contemporary Publication Date: December 25, 2014 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Domestic Abuse, Bullying, Relationships, Honesty Feisty Madeline is a middle-aged mother who is trying to deal with her ex-husband and his wife. Celeste is beautiful and seems perfect, but has a secret that she’s been hiding for years. Single-mother and young Jane is new to town,…… Continue reading Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

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Book Review: The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

Pages: 290 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date:  July 18, 2017 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Family, Loss, Grieving, Love, Relationships, Discovering Oneself This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. Nina’s whole has been very privileged and special to her. She feels stable and complete with her dear husband and two beautiful boys. However, tragedy hits when Nina’s husband, Finn,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

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Livin’ Large in Fat Chance, Texas by Celia Bonaduce

Genre: Contemporary Number of Pages: 254 Publication Date: July 19, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Love, Friendship, Second chances, Trust, Honesty To Receive a Free EBook Copy, Click: Livin’ Large in Fat Chance, Texas on JGBS Review Library It has been three years since a seemingly random group of people were given the chance of earning an…… Continue reading Livin’ Large in Fat Chance, Texas by Celia Bonaduce

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Slim Pickins’ in Fat Chance, Texas by Celia Bonaduce

Genre: Contemporary Number of Pages: 222 Publication Date: January 5, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Love, Friendship, Second chances To Receive a Free EBook Copy, Click: Slim Pickin’ in Fat Chance, Texas at JGBS Review Library It has been a year since a group of seven strangers were given the chance to earn a good chunk of…… Continue reading Slim Pickins’ in Fat Chance, Texas by Celia Bonaduce

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Judas and Jezabel by C.Y. Brown

Genre: Contemporary Number of Pages: 93 Publication Date: September 28, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 1 out of 4 stars To Learn More About the Book, Click: Judas and Jezabel on OBC Bookshelves Carol, a nanny, witnesses a broken family who treat each other poorly. This nanny sees how Shannon is verbally abusive to her husband,…… Continue reading Judas and Jezabel by C.Y. Brown