Local Girls by Caroline Zancan, the August Book of the Month pick

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I’m thrilled to have been chosen to read books from The Book of the Month club! August’s pic was Local Girls by Caroline Zancan. Here’s the blurb: Maggie, Lindsey, and Nina have been friends for most of their lives. The girls grew up together in a dead-end Florida town on the outskirts of Orlando, and […]

Get the Kids Back to School Ready with NatGeo Kids and a Safari!

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I love NatGeo! They have the best books for kids who love nonfiction. If your little one doesn’t like to read or only likes to look at the pictures or will only read nonfiction, National Geographic has something for them. So here’s an idea, why not celebrate the end of summer with a Safari Party […]

Akarnae: The Medoran Chronicles by Lynette Noni

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There are so many things to like about Akarnae.  I like the idea of a female heroine thrown into a situation not knowing what to expect and able to take whatever adventures without whining too much. So Alex is thrown into this school for gifted people.  She doesn’t know she has a gift and she’s […]

Courage and Other Demons by Jill Daughtery

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If you’re a fan of ill fated romances like Romeo and Juliet or Edward and Bella then Courage and Other Demons is the book for you. The only thing I don’t like about the book is the cover.  The cover doesn’t give you any clues as to the goodies that’s inside.  Inside CAOD you’ll find […]

Books to Give your College Girl

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I know I know it’s politically incorrect to call a young woman a girl but Oh Em Gee, if you’re like me, your young little Pumpkin will always be your little girl! She’s graduated from high school and is now headed off to college. You KNOW I have a book or two to give her, […]

Exclusive Interview with AJ Lauer!

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Am I a lucky son of a gun or what?? I get to coerce convince AUTHORS to do my bidding answer questions in an interview! I love talking to authors and getting inside their heads.  Today I am thrilled to have AJ Lauer back.  Not only is AJ (which is short for Armed Justice) an author […]

The Big Stink by Maggie Mitchell

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I love it when friends write books! I’d like to share one of my fave authors with you.  She is called Maggie Mitchell.  Her book is called The Big Stink. “In the little blue house at 15 Maple Drive, lived the Family.” You know how ga ga I am about opening sentences, right? They can […]

C. Lee McKenzie, author, of Sudden Secrets sits down for an interview

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I LOVE interviews! They’re a chance to get to know authors better and see how their minds work. Today I’m interviewing C. Lee McKenzie who wrote Sudden Secrets.  You might not know this but I’m pretty sure the C stands for Chariot and the Lee is short for for Leeks, those cute little oniony things […]

Interview with Maggie Mitchell Author of The Big Stink

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I love having friends who write books for ME! I have a friend, Maggie Mitchell, who among other things is a children’s writer. She wrote a lovely book called the Big Stink, which I will be reviewing later. Mags graciously sat down with me for a lil ole interview.  Let’s step into the mind of […]