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Books I DNF’d in 2017

Books I DNF’d in 2017

As it’s the end of 2017, I wanted to do a round up of the books I DNF’d this year. I DNF’d three books this year. I read a total of 117 books this year, so I think it’s pretty good I only had 3 DNF’s. I’ll share my DNF reviews for each of the three books below. Raining Men and Corpses (Raina Sun Mystery #1) by Anne R. Tan Genre: Cozy Mystery Blurb: A contemporary humorous mystery set in the fictitious small college town of Gold Springs, California. Raina Sun is a typical graduate student trying to keep her… Read more »

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Review: Double Play and Perfect Victim by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Double Play and Perfect Victim by Kelley Armstrong

Double Play / Perfect Victim (Nadia Stafford #3.5, 3.6 ) by Kelley Armstrong Rating: 4 stars Genre: Suspense/ Romantic Suspense Blurb: Kindle compilation of two novellas in the Nadia Stafford crime series. Double Play Life is good for Nadia and Jack. Their wilderness lodge business is booming, and they’re building a new home together, complete with a couple of dogs. It’s as close to normal as life gets…especially for a pair of contract killers. But for Jack, semi-retirement is a dangerous proposition. There are plenty of people who don’t want to lose his services. He’s halfway around the world when… Read more »

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Sunday Post #262

Sunday Post #262

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 good week. I got a bunch of work done, I am almost done with this month’s assistant work. I put two new sign-up posts live for two January cover reveals and I had a cover reveal, blitz and blog tour run this week. I… Read more »

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Review: The Truth of Letting Go by Amy Sparling

Review: The Truth of Letting Go by Amy Sparling

The Truth of Letting Go by Amy Sparling Rating: Genre: Contemporary/ Contemporary Romance/ Mystery Blurb: The summer before senior year, Lilah Monroe’s parents take a nine-day trip, leaving her as the guardian of her bipolar cousin, Cece. When Cece’s parents died tragically five years ago, she and her brother moved in with Lilah. Her brother soon went missing and was presumed dead. Lilah and Cece couldn’t be more different. They used to be best friends, but high school has changed them both. Lilah likes order, schedules, and a tidy room. She has plans for her future and won’t let anything… Read more »

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Review: Etched in Tears by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Etched in Tears by Cheryl Hollon

Etched in Tears (A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #4) by Cheryl Hollon Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Blurb: When a famous glass artist is murdered at his own exhibit, deadly secrets are put on display, and it’s up to glass shop owner Savannah Webb to see through a killer’s cover. Celebrated glass artist Dennis Lansing is returning to St. Petersburg, Florida, for an exhibit at the world-renowned Salvador Dali Museum. His unique style of embedding document images in his art is at the vanguard of contemporary glasswork. But as Savannah’s first boyfriend and a former apprentice to her father,… Read more »

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Sunday Post #261

Sunday Post #261

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 good and productive week! I sent out a media kit for next week, I had two blitzes run this week and a blog tour, that ended later this week and a new blog that started and will run till the end of the month…. Read more »

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Review: How to Talk to Ghosts by Erin Hayes

Review: How to Talk to Ghosts by Erin Hayes

How to Talk to Ghosts (The Cotton Candy Quintet #5) by Erin Hayes Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: Lita didn’t expect to inherit trouble when her uncle died. As someone who can talk to ghosts, Lita’s always been more comfortable around the dead than the living. That’s especially true with her estranged father, who cares more about building his business empire than her. Then her eccentric Uncle Neptune died, leaving behind an aquarium that Lita’s dad wants for himself. The only problem: Neptune left it to someone else. Now Lita’s dad wants her to help him to get… Read more »

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