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Time for another GIVEAWAY

AND..... Yes! It's time for another giveaway! This giveaway is for one paperback book. The Sound of Rain by Sarah Loudin Thomas. I had posted a review about this book earlier this year, you can read it here. This book gives an intriguing look at life in the 1950s. Here's the back cover copy: Judd… Continue reading Time for another GIVEAWAY

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Book Review, Book Tour, Historical, Uncategorized

Book Tour – Hidden Among The Stars

About the Book Book Title: Hidden Among The Stars Author: Melanie Dobson Genre: Historical Fiction (However, this is a time-slip novel, so there is also a contemporary component to the story) Release date: September 4, 2018 From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping… Continue reading Book Tour – Hidden Among The Stars

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10 Things Not to Say to a Reader

Um…YES!!! This post is (obviously) not original with me, but was just too good to not reshare… I’m sure there might be some of you that visit this page and wonder just why I read so much, and maybe you’d want to say some of these to me….well, read on! 😉

Bethany House Fiction

This post isn’t for my fellow readers. We share the same struggles, like having way too many books that need to be read and yet still longing for our favorite authors to write a little bit faster.

No, I’m writing this for the people who wouldn’t classify themselves as dedicated readers, but who know and love at least one. If you’ve ever made a casual comment to a book lover and received an angry comeback, glare, or snarl accompanied by the reader clutching a book tighter and you don’t know why…read on. (If someone posted this on Facebook and tagged you…definitely read on.) Here are a few things you should never say to a true lover of books.

One: “You spend too much money on books.”

Listen, I get it. You’re advocating for a sensible book budget. But let’s start with the fact that the standard for “sensible” is probably…

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