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TLC Book Tours: Tear Me Apart (Review and GIVEAWAY!)

About Tear Me Apart Print Length:  496 pages Publisher:  MIRA; Original edition (September 1, 2018) The follow-up to her critically acclaimed  Lie to Me , J.T. Ellison’s  Tear Me Apart is the powerful story of a mother willing to do anything to protect her daughter even as their carefully constructed world unravels around them. One moment will change their lives forever… Competitive skier Mindy Wright is a superstar in the making until a spectacular downhill crash threatens not just her racing career but her life. During surgery, doctors discover she’s suffering from a severe form of leukemia, and a stem cell transplant is her only hope. But when her parents are tested, a frightening truth emerges. Mindy is not their daughter. Who knows the answers? The race to save Mindy’s life means unraveling years of lies. Was she accidentally switched at birth or is there something more sinister at play? The search for the truth will tear a family apart…and someone is going to deadly extrem

WWW Wednesday: August 29

  Hosted by Taking On A World of Words .      The Three Ws are:   What are you currently reading?   What did you recently finish reading?   What do you think you’ll read next?     Recently Finished     I enjoyed all of these books! Look for my review of Tear Me Apart tomorrow on the blog for TLC Book Tours! Good Luck With That is absolutely brilliant. Full review on this one soon too!     Currently Reading       Up Next     What are you reading this week? Happy Reading!

TLC Book Tours: After Nightfall (Review and GIVEAWAY!!)

About  After Nightfall Paperback:  256 pages Publisher:  Lake Union Publishing (August 7, 2018) Beware of friends with secrets… Imagine your closest friend utterly betraying you. Years later, when she seeks forgiveness, you invite her to your engagement party as a gesture of reconciliation. But seething hostilities rise to the surface, ruining everyone’s evening. After an awful night, your friend’s battered, lifeless body is found at the bottom of a rocky cliff. Newly engaged Marissa Parlette is living this nightmare. She should be celebrating her upcoming wedding, but she can’t shake the image of her friend lying dead on the beach. Did she fall? Was she pushed? Or did she take a purposeful step into darkness? Desperate for answers, Marissa digs deep into the events of the party. But what she remembers happening after nightfall now carries sinister implications: the ugly sniping, the clandestine meetings, the drunken flirtations. The more she investigates, the more she questions e

Book Review: Shelter in Place

Title: Shelter in Place Author: Nora Roberts 438 pages, published May 29, 2018 St Martin's Press Source: Library From: Goodreads Sometimes, there is nowhere safe to hide. It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Mothers and children shopped together, and the manager at the video-game store tended to customers. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers were taken down. But for those who lived through it, the effects would last forever. In the years that followed, one would dedicate himself to a law enforcement career. Another would close herself off, trying to bury the memory of huddling in a ladies' room, hopelessly clutching her cell phone--until she finally found a way to pour her emotions into her art. But one person wasn't satisfied with the shockingly high death toll at the DownEa

WWW Wednesday August 22

  Hosted by Taking On A World of Words .      The Three Ws are:   What are you currently reading?   What did you recently finish reading?   What do you think you’ll read next? Recently Finished         There were things I loved and things I didn't love about When the Lights Go Out. More to come in my review on September 19th as part of the blog tour with TLC Book Tours. After Nightfall was absolutely fantastic. My review for it will be posted Friday with the blog tour for TLC Book Tours. After back to back thrillers, I needed a nice, relaxing read, and that was The House on Mermaid Point! I've read a few other books in the Ten Beach Road series and have been going back and reading the ones I missed. This was a great read!   Currently Reading     Reading and reviewing Tear Me Apart for TLC Book Tours on August 30th. Listening to Kristan Higgins' latest on Audible and LOVING IT. Seriously. It's brilliant.   I want to finish i

TLC Book Tours: When The Lights Go Out (excerpt)

About When the Lights Go Out Hardcover:  336 pages Publisher:  Park Row; Original edition (September 4, 2018) A woman is forced to question her own identity in this riveting and emotionally charged thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of  The Good Girl , Mary Kubica  Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social security number has raised a red flag, Jessie discovers a shocking detail that causes her to doubt everything she’s ever known. Finding herself suddenly at the center of a bizarre mystery, Jessie tumbles down a rabbit hole, which is only exacerbated by grief and a relentless lack of sleep. As days pass and the insomnia worsens, it plays with Jessie’s mind. Her judgment is blurred, her thoughts are hampered by fatigue. Jessie begins to see things until she can no longer tell the difference between what’s