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Palmer's Page Turners Turns 5! (GIVEAWAY!)

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Today, Palmer's Page Turners turns 5! It's crazy to think I've been blogging for five years! I absolutely love being a book blogger, and am so thankful for all of you who read my blog! I've made so many awesome readers and bloggers through my book blog, as well as some amazing authors!!  I've read so many amazing books and have loved sharing them with you all, as well as encouraging others to read--which is my ultimate goal with this blog.  Thank you for your continued support!

To celebrate, I'm hosting a giveaway!!! I have a stack of ARC's and the giveaway winner gets to pick ONE book--whichever one they want! Here are the books you get to choose from:

*Golden Child by Claire Adam
*Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward
*Under My Skin by Lisa Unger
*When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica
*The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll
*The Hiding Place by CJ Tudor
*The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

I will email the winner and ask for their pick! Giveaway ends April 10! Good Lu…

WWW Wednesday: March 27

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Hosted by Taking On A World of Words.
The Three W's are: What did you just finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you'll read next?
Recently Finished


Both of these ARC's were fantastic!! Add both of them to your TBR ASAP! Full reviews to come soon. Drawing Home releases in May and Last Summer releases in July!

Currently Reading





Allie Larkin is a new author for me, and I'm absolutely loving this ARC of Swimming for Sunlight so far. In contrast, I've read several of Pam Jenoff's books and was super excited for The Lost Girls of Paris! It's excellent so far. Up Next





I've been really enjoying diving into these ARC's of summer releases! Even if its' still rainy outside I can be dreaming of summer in these books!


What are you reading this week? Happy Reading!!

Review: The Huntress

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Title: The Huntress
Author: Kate Quinn
560 pages, published February 26, 2019
Publisher: William Morrow
Source: Library

From Goodreads:

From the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel, THE ALICE NETWORK, comes another fascinating historical novel about a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot who join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.

In the aftermath of war, the hunter becomes the hunted…

Bold and fearless, Nina Markova always dreamed of flying. When the Nazis attack the Soviet Union, she risks everything to join the legendary Night Witches, an all-female night bomber regiment wreaking havoc on the invading Germans. When she is stranded behind enemy lines, Nina becomes the prey of a lethal Nazi murderess known as the Huntress, and only Nina’s bravery and cunning will keep her alive.

Transformed by the horrors he witnessed from Omaha Beach to the Nuremberg Trials, British war correspondent Ian Graham …

TLC Book Tours: Where the Forest Meets the Stars (Review)

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About Where the Forest Meets the StarsHardcover: 332 Pages Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (March 1, 2019) In this gorgeously stunning debut, a mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. She throws herself into her work from dusk to dawn, until her solitary routine is disrupted by the appearance of a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin barefoot and covered in bruises. The girl calls herself Ursa, and she claims to have been sent from the stars to witness five miracles. With concerns about the child’s home situation, Jo reluctantly agrees to let her stay—just until she learns more about Ursa’s past. Jo enlists the help of her reclusive neighbor, Gabriel Nash, to solve the mystery of the charming child. But the more time they spend together, t…

WWW Wednesday: March 20

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Hosted by Taking On A World of Words.

First off, I apologize for the lack of posts in the last week!! Things have been crazy lately and all the self care (reading) has been needed.  But I have lots of ARC's of spring and summer releases that I'm super excited about, so lots of reviews to come in the future!

The Three W's are: What did you just finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you'll read next?

Recently Finished




Both of these books were five star reads!!! My review for Where the Forest Meets the Stars will be on the blog tomorrow with TLC Book Tours! The Huntress was absolutely fantastic! At 550 pages, it was a long one, but the chapters alternated characters and were short enough it was easy to read "just one more chapter"! If you loved The Alice Network, this is a must read. If you haven't read The Alice Network, read both of these!!

Currently Reading




This week I am reading two ARC's by two of my "auto read" favorite…

WWW Wednesday: March 13

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Hosted by Taking On A World of Words. The Three W's are: What did you just finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you'll read next? Recently Finished

I've recently discovered Jamie Raintree thanks to Brandie @ Running on Words and Wine, and she quickly became an auto read author for me! Midnight at the Wandering Vineyard releases March 26th and it's definitely worth reading!! I also liked There There, though there were a LOT of characters to keep up with. Excellent writing though!

Currently Reading



I absolutely loved The Alice Network, so The Huntress was a must read. It came in for me at the library so I started it right away. Thoroughly enjoying it so far! Also just started Where the Forest Meets the Stars--look for my review next Thursday, March 21st! Up Next



I know I said this one was Up Next last week, but I promise it's on my super soon to be read radar. The Huntress took precedence as a library book but I still can't wait to dive into Ke…

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Blog Tours

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Tell Me Something Tuesday is hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings and discusses a wide range of topics from books to blogging.

This Week's Topic: To Tour or Not to Tour? Do you participate in book tours? Why or why not?

I do participate in blog tours, mostly in partnership with TLC Book Tours!  I usually work with Lisa, but occasionally Trish as well. I do a few blog tours with other publishers but probably 90% of the tours I participate in are through TLC. They get a lot of fantastic authors on their tours, and are so organized. I've connected with so many authors and other bloggers through hosting TLC tours on my blog.

These are the tours I have coming up this Spring with TLC!


March 21st April 22nd May 28th If you're a blogger, do you enjoy participating in tours? Readers, do you enjoy reading blog tour posts?

WWW Wednesday: March 6

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Hosted by Taking On A World of Words. The Three W's are: What did you just finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you'll read next? Recently Finished Read my review! Currently Reading

I've recently discovered Jamie Raintree thanks to Brandie @ Running on Words and Wine, and she quickly became an auto read author for me! Also reading There There, a 2018 release I heard so many good things about. Enjoying both of these so far! Up Next



I received a print ARC of this beauty from Kerry Lonsdale! It's not out until July but I cannot wait to dive in! I've LOVED all her other books (The Everything series, and All the Breaking Waves) so I'm super excited for this one. And THAT COVER! Dreamy!
What are you reading this week? Happy Reading!!

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Spring Picks

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Tell Me Something Tuesday is hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings and discusses a wide range of topics from books to blogging.

This Week's Topic: Spring Picks for 2019

I am SO excited Spring is around the corner! I can't stand winter, hate being cold, and miss the sun. It was sunny over the weekend but still cold--come on Spring! Here are some of my top picks for springtime reading:



These are all authors I love and I'm so excited about these books! Also: aren't these covers gorgeous? 
I'm currently reading my ARC of Midnight at the Wandering Vineyard, and loving it!

What are you planning on reading this Spring?

TLC Book Tours: Beautiful Bad (review!)

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About Beautiful Bad
Hardcover: 368 Pages
Publisher: Park Row; Original edition (March 5, 2019)
A devoted wife, a loving husband and a chilling murder that no one saw coming.
Things that make me scared: When Charlie cries. Hospitals and lakes. When Ian drinks vodka in the basement. ISIS. When Ian gets angry… That something is really, really wrong with me.
Maddie and Ian’s love story began with a chance encounter at a party overseas; he was serving in the British army and she was a travel writer visiting her best friend, Jo. Now almost two decades later, married with a beautiful son, Charlie, they are living the perfect suburban life in Middle America. But when a camping accident leaves Maddie badly scarred, she begins attending writing therapy, where she gradually reveals her fears about Ian’s PTSD; her concerns for the safety of their young son; and the couple’s tangled and tumultuous past with Jo.
From the Balkans to England, Iraq to Manhattan, and finally to an ordinary family home in Kan…

Review: Dreaming of Tuscany

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Title: Dreaming of Tuscany
Author: T.A. Williams
Published February 11, 2019
Publisher: Canelo
Purchase Links: Amazon

Note: I received this book from the publisher via NetGalleyto facilitate my review. I received no other compensation, and all opinions are my own.


From Goodreads:

The glamour of Hollywood. The magic of the Tuscan countryside. One big decision...

Beatrice Kingdom (Bee to her friends) wakes up in hospital in Tuscany. After an accident on a film set leaves her burned and scarred, she feels her whole life has been turned upside down.

Bee is offered the chance of recuperating in a stunning Tuscan villa in the company of a world-famous film star, the irascible Mimi Robertson. Here amid the vines and olive groves, Bee quickly finds there’s more to the place than meets the eye, not least a certain Luca (and Romeo the dog).

As she comes to terms with her injuries and her new life takes shape, Bee will have to travel a road of self-discovery… and make a huge decision.

A joyous, funny and m…