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The Master Craftsman by Kelli Stuart

Theme Chatter I didn’t really connect with any themes in the first 101 pages of this book, and I stopped reading it at that point. So the chatter today is about DNFing a book. Not every book is for every reader (though every book usually does find its readers), and since there are so many… Continue reading The Master Craftsman by Kelli Stuart

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The Lady of Galway Manor by Jennifer Deibel

Theme Chatter One theme prevalent in The Lady of Galway Manor was that characters made assumptions about others, which led to misunderstandings and hurt feelings. I’ve found in my own life that it’s much better to ask questions in order to learn about a person rather than assume I know them, which requires little to… Continue reading The Lady of Galway Manor by Jennifer Deibel

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The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water by Erin Bartels

Theme Chatter Lost friendship was a strong theme in this novel. I can't help but think of my best friend in Kindergarten. I loved playing with Mandy and taking turns riding her pony, and we even dressed alike for Twinkie Day at school that year, making sure we brought along our matching Rainbow Bright dolls,… Continue reading The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water by Erin Bartels

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A Midnight Dance by Joanna Davidson Politano

FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book. These are my honest thoughts. This was my most-anticipated book of 2021. I’m not sure yet what I think about it. In one way, I feel very misled by a couple of things. The back blurb and meet-cute both indicated a certain romance was going… Continue reading A Midnight Dance by Joanna Davidson Politano

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The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery by Amanda Cox

FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book. These are my honest thoughts. The atmosphere was superb in this one. That was the most mesmerizing thing for me while I was reading this book. I also thought the author nailed the dialect of small-town Southern United States. The way these characters spoke and… Continue reading The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery by Amanda Cox

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Hostile Intent by Lynette Eason {review}

FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book. These are my honest thoughts. This book started off with the potential to become my new favorite Eason book. The action was fast-paced and came often, which made for a great suspense formula. The characters were intriguing, which added richness to the story being told.… Continue reading Hostile Intent by Lynette Eason {review}