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Apr 24
Moon Called Review

Moon Called Review

Moon Called by Patricia Briggs Series: Mercy Thompson #1 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 2006 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy Format: Audiobook Pages: 288 Audiobook Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: Mercy Thompson’s life is not exactly normal. Her next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she’s fixing a VW bus for a vampire. But then, Mercy isn’t exactly normal herself.  Julie’s Review: I finally read this. Finally. Finally borrowed the (amazing) audiobook from the library because Moon Called has been on my TBR and ShelfLove shelf forevah! I actually… Read more »

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Mar 31
Book Review – American Gods

Book Review – American Gods

American Gods by Neil Gaiman Publisher: Headline Date Published: 2005 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction Format: eBook Pages: 640 Audiobook Length: 19 hours 39 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Daniel Oreskes, Dennis Boutsikaris, Ron McLarty, Sarah Jones Rating: Description: The extraordinary, highly acclaimed epic novel from storytelling genius Neil Gaiman. After three years in prison, Shadow has done his time. But as the time until his release ticks away, he can feel a storm brewing. Two days before he gets out, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow travels home, only to encounter the bizarre Mr Wednesday… Read more »

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Aug 12
Book Review and Giveaway – Deadly Encounter (FBI Task Force #1) #LoneStarLit

Book Review and Giveaway – Deadly Encounter (FBI Task Force #1) #LoneStarLit

DEADLY ENCOUNTER (FBI: Task Force) by DiAnn Mills Genre: Romance / Suspense / Christian Publisher: Tyndale House Date of Publication: August 1, 2016 Number of Pages: 376 Scroll down for Giveaway!   Airport Ranger volunteer Stacy Broussard expected a peaceful Saturday morning ride around the perimeter of Houston’s airport. What she encounters instead is a brutal homicide and a baffling mystery. Next to the body is an injured dog, the dead man’s motorcycle, and a drone armed with a laser capable of taking down a 747. Though FBI Special Agent Alex LeBlanc sees a clear-cut case of terrorism, his past… Read more »

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Jun 17
Book Review – Winter Sea (Slains #1)

Book Review – Winter Sea (Slains #1)

The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley Series: Slains #1 Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Date Published: December 1st 2010 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Historical, Literary, Romance, Time Travel Format: eBook Pages: 536 Rating: Description: New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! Fans of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series will devour this hauntingly beautiful tale of love and time travel by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Susanna Kearsley. History has all but forgotten… In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now,… Read more »

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Apr 29
Book Review – The Marriage of Opposites

Book Review – The Marriage of Opposites

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: August 4th 2015 Genres: 19th Century, Family, Fiction, Historical, Jewish Format: Audiobook Pages: 384 Audiobook Length: 13 hours 36 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Gloria Reuben, Santino Fontana, Tina Benko Rating: Description: “[A] luminous, Marquez-esque tale.” —O, The Oprah Magazine From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in… Read more »

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Dec 04
Book Review – Book of Speculation

Book Review – Book of Speculation

The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: June 23rd 2015 Genres: Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction Format: Audiobook Pages: 352 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 42 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Ari Fliakos Rating: Description: A sweeping and captivating debut novel about a young librarian who is sent a mysterious old book, inscribed with his grandmother’s name. What is the book’s connection to his family? Simon Watson, a young librarian, lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a cliff that is slowly crumbling into the… Read more »

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Sep 18
Book Review – Asa

Book Review – Asa

Asa by Jay Crownover Series: Marked Men #6 Publisher: HarperCollins Date Published: April 21st 2015 Genres: Coming of Age, Contemporary, Fiction, New Adult, Romance Format: eBook Pages: 384 Rating: Description: You never know which moment might lead to forever . . .Asa Cross struggles with being the man everyone wants him to be and the man he knows he really is. A leopard doesn’t change its spots, and Asa has always been a predator. He doesn’t want to hurt those who love and rely on him, especially one luscious arresting cop who suddenly seems to be interested in him for… Read more »

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Aug 28
Book Review – Armada

Book Review – Armada

Armada by Ernest Cline Publisher: Crown/Archetype Date Published: July 14th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Space Opera, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 58 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Wil Wheaton Rating: Description: Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world-altering event will shatter the monotony of his humdrum existence and whisk him off on some grand space-faring adventure. But hey, there’s nothing wrong with a… Read more »

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Jul 17
Book Review – Piranha (The Oregon Files #10)

Book Review – Piranha (The Oregon Files #10)

Piranha by Boyd Morrison, Clive Cussler Series: The Oregon Files #10 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Date Published: May 26th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thrillers Format: Hardcover Pages: 432 Rating: Description: Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon return in the extraordinary new novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series by the grand master of adventure.   In 1902, the volcano Mt. Pelée erupts on the island of Martinique, wiping out an entire city of thirty thousand–and sinking a ship carrying a German scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough. More than a century later,… Read more »

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Jul 10
Book Review – What If

Book Review – What If

What If by Rebecca Donovan Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Date Published: September 16th 2014 Genres: Coming of Age, Contemporary, Contemporary Women, Fiction, Romance Pages: 384 Rating: Description: A new novel by the USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Breathing Series . . . What if you had a second chance to meet someone for the first time? Cal Logan is shocked to see Nicole Bentley sitting across from him at a coffee shop thousands of miles from their hometown. After all, no one has seen or heard from her since they graduated over a year ago…. Read more »

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