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Sunday Post #228

Sunday Post #228

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This was a pretty decent week. A few minor things that popped up, but mostly a good week. My blog tour sale this month on Lola’s Blog Tours I declare a big success. I saw an increase in sales, even non blog tours and I grew both my… Read more »

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Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. Empowered: Agent (Empowered #1) by Dale Ivan Smith Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Superheroes Blurb: The world says those with superpowers are either heroes or… Read more »

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Lola’s Kitchen: Leek in Curry Sauce Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen: Leek in Curry Sauce Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen is a feature on Lola’s Reviews where I talk about all things related to food, cooking and baking. These posts can be recipe posts, tens list posts about food or recipes or more discussion type posts about food. I love cooking and spend some time in the kitchen almost every day, so I wanted to give it a place on my blog as well. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. I rarely cook with leek, not sure why, but I am not really a fan of the vegetable usually. But there was… Read more »

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Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase (The Librarians #2) by Greg Cox Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandora’s Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil. Stories can be powerful. In 1719, Elizabeth Goose of Boston Massachusetts published a collection of rhyming spells as a children’s book, creating a spellbook of terrifying power. The Librarian of that age managed to dispose of all copies of the book except… Read more »

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Review:  Four Puddings and a Funeral by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Four Puddings and a Funeral by H.Y. Hanna

Four Puddings and a Funeral (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #6) by H.Y. Hanna Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Blurb: Business is going well at Gemma Rose’s quaint English teashop and she’s delighted about her first big catering job at a local village funeral… until the day ends with a second body and one of the Old Biddies accused of murder! Now the resourceful tearoom sleuth must find out which delicious pudding contained the deadly arsenic—and who might have wanted the wealthy widow dead… But Gemma has other troubles to contend with, from her naughty cat, Muesli, running loose in her… Read more »

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Sunday Post #227

Sunday Post #227

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? Another week with lots of work. The discount I am running on Lola’s Blog Tours seems to be going well. I put up some new sign-up posts this week, one cover reveal, one blog tour and a book blitz. And I am working on sign-up posts for next… Read more »

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Review: Renegade by Dale Ivan Smith

Review: Renegade by Dale Ivan Smith

Renegade (Empowered #0.5) by Dale Ivan Smith Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Superhero Blurb: Out of billions of people, a handful possess superpowers. Sixteen-year old Mathilda Brandt just discovered hers: the ability to listen to and control plant life. For now, her being Empowered is a secret, but she will face a stark choice when the world learns about her new ability: either put on the blue jumpsuit and become a member of the Hero Council and follow any and all orders, or forswear ever using her power for any reason. Mat refuses both choices, and instead goes underground,… Read more »

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