Monday, July 24, 2017

Mailbox Monday - 7/24/2017

 
Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week.

Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles, and humongous wish lists!

Mailbox Monday, created by Marcia @ A Girl and Her Books, has a permanent home now at Mailbox Monday.
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Here’s a shout out to the administrators:

Leslie of Under My Apple Tree 
Serena @ Savvy Verse And Wit
Martha of Reviews By Martha's Bookshelf

THANKS to everyone for keeping Mailbox Monday alive.
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I hope you had a good mailbox.
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On Tuesday, July 18, I received:  

1.  A KILLER HARVEST by Paul Cleave, courtesy of David Brown of Simon and Schuster.

 

A surprise!!  Thanks, David.
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On Thursday, July 20, I received:

1.  TAHOE PAYBACK by Todd Borg, courtesy of the author.

 

His books are always so good.  I have been quoted in his books numerous times.  :)



 





It's Monday! What Are YOU Reading? - 7/24/2017

http://bookdate.blogspot.com/
   
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I hope you had a great reading week.  
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This is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at BOOK DATE!

Post the books completed, the books you are currently reading, and the books you hope to finish at some point.
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Books Completed

A KILLER HARVEST by Paul Cleave - review will be on August 2 - finished reading on July 22.



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A MOTHER LIKE MINE by Kate Hewitt - review AND Giveaway will be on August 29 - finished reading on July 23.

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THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER'S END by Patti Callahan Henry - review is in the book's title - finished read on July 16.

An enjoyable read.  Love the cover.

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EMMA IN THE NIGHT by Wendy Walker - review will be on August 8 - finished July 9.

An intense, strange psychological thriller.

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THE COTTINGLEY SECRET by Hazel Gaynor - review will be on August 1.

A lovely read as always.  I never knew this had been a real event.
 
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THE BREAKDOWN by B. A. Paris - review will be tomorrow - finished June 23.

A good mystery...not as chilling as her first book.  Her first book gave me nightmares.

 
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THE WILDLING SISTERS by Eva Chase - review will be on July 26 - finished June 22.

Family saga and a bit of Gothic included. Enjoyed it.

https://www.amazon.com/Wildling-Sisters-Eve-Chase/dp/0399174133/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496620770&sr=8-1&keywords=the+wildling+sisters
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THE CHILD by Fiona Barton - review is in the book's title - finished June 5.

A little slow at first, but got intense and interesting about half way through.

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THE ALMOST SISTERS by Joshilyn Jackson - review is in the book's title.
 
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Book Currently Reading: 

BEST INTENTIONS by Erika Raskin - review will be on August 29.

 
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Books Up Next:

SILVER THREADS by Bette Lee Crosby - review will be on September 12.


https://www.amazon.com/Silver-Threads-Memory-House-Collection/dp/099692146X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1497137296&sr=8-1&keywords=silver+threads
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LOVE AND OTHER CONSOLATION PRIZES by Jamie Ford - review will be on September 13.

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THE BLACKBIRD SEASON by Kate Moretti - review will be on October 12.

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TAHOE PAYBACK by Todd Borg - review will be on October 17.

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SEVEN DAYS OF US by Francesca Hornack - review will be on November 7.







Friday, July 21, 2017

Book Beginnings - 7/21/2017

 
*Please join Rose City Reader every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author's name.  *Taken directly from Rose City Reader's Blog Page. 
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My book beginnings is taken from A KILLER HARVEST by Paul Cleave:

"The office used to be an old shipping container, its walls scratched and dinged and pitted with rust, now painted gray.  These days the only traveling it does is on the back of a truck as it rolls its way up and down the country--a journey it makes once, sometimes twice a year."
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Books Finished:

THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER'S END by Patti Callahan Henry.

Review is in the book's title.

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THE ALMOST SISTERS by Joshilyn Jackson - review is in the book's title.
 
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HELLO SUNSHINE by Laura Dave - review is in the book's title - finished June 18.

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EMMA IN THE NIGHT by Wendy Walker.


A disturbing, psychological thriller.  Review will be on August 8.
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THE COTTINGLEY SECRET by Hazel Gaynor


Review will be on August 1.  A lovely read based on a true event.
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THE WILDLING SISTERS by Even Chase 

Review will be on July 26.
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THE CHILD by Fiona Barton

Review is in the book's title.

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