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TLC Book Tours Promo: Woman No 17

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About  Woman No. 17 Hardcover:  320 pages Publisher:  Hogarth (May 9, 2017) A sinister, sexy noir about art, motherhood, and the intensity of female friendships, set in the posh hills above Los Angeles, from the  New York Times  bestselling author of  California   High in the Hollywood Hills, writer Lady Daniels has decided to take a break from her husband. Left alone with her children, she’s going to need a hand taking care of her young son if she’s ever going to finish her memoir. In response to a Craigslist ad, S arrives, a magnetic young artist who will live in the secluded guest house out back, care for Lady’s toddler, Devin, and keep a watchful eye on her older, teenage son, Seth. S performs her day job beautifully, quickly drawing the entire family into her orbit, and becoming a confidante for Lady. But in the heat of the summer, S’s connection to Lady’s older son takes a disturbing, and possibly destructive, turn. And as Lady and S move closer to one another, the gloss

It's Monday, What Are You Reading?

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This is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn @  The  Book Date . My life has still been crazy lately so I haven't gotten as much reading done as I'd like! Hopefully by the end of June/July life should settle down A LITTLE so I can get back to reading more!   What I Just Finished Reading What I'm Currently Reading What I'm Reading Next What are you reading this week? Happy Reading!

TLC Book Tours: I Found You (Plus a Giveaway!)

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About I Found You Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Atria Books (April 25, 2017) A young bride, a lonely single mother, and an amnesiac man of dubious origin lie at the heart of New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell’s next suspenseful drama that will appeal to fans of Liane Moriarty and Paula Hawkins. In a windswept British seaside town, single mom Alice Lake finds a man sitting on the beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, and no idea how he got there. Against her better judgment, she invites him inside. Meanwhile, in a suburb of London, twenty-one-year-old Lily Monrose has only been married for three weeks. When her new husband fails to come home from work one night she is left stranded in a new country where she knows no one. Then the police tell her that her husband never existed. Twenty-three years earlier, Gray and Kirsty are teenagers on a summer holiday with their parents. Their annual trip to the quaint seaside town is passing by unev

Bout of Books Wrap Up

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Another Bout of Books is behind us! I'll be honest, this wasn't my most productive Bout of Books, but I did manage to read pretty much all weekend (in between Mother's Day fun) and finish two books, so that was pretty successful! Here's the grand total: Total Pages: 770 Books Finished: Bout of Books 20 is August 21-27th!  Happy Reading!

TLC Book Tours: Close Enough to Touch

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About Close Enough to Touch Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Gallery Books (March 7, 2017) A March 2017 Indie Next Pick From the author of Before I Go comes an evocative, poignant, and heartrending exploration of the power and possibilities of the human heart, perfect for fans of the emotional novels of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult. Love has no boundaries… Jubilee Jenkins has a rare condition: she’s allergic to human touch. After a nearly fatal accident, she became reclusive, living in the confines of her home for nine years. But after her mother dies, Jubilee is forced to face the world—and the people in it—that she’s been hiding from. Jubilee finds safe haven at her local library where she gets a job. It’s there she meets Eric Keegan, a divorced man who recently moved to town with his brilliant, troubled, adopted son. Eric is struggling to figure out how to be the dad—and man—he wants so desperately to be. Jubilee is unlike anyone he has ever met, yet he ca

Bout of Books: Goals and Progress

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Happy  Bout of Books, everyone! This will be my goals and updates post! In addition, I've also been selected as a Bout of Books expert, which basically means I have participated in Bout of Books several times and can help you with any questions you may have! Goals I'm gonna be real here. My life has been CRAZY lately, which is why my posts have been so infrequent. My life right now and this week is literally an episode of House Hunters/Buying and Selling. We just put our house on the market and are looking for a bit larger and newer one in our same area.  So I'm expecting to have very little free time! But I'm still planning on getting some reading in and being active on Twitter and other social media to connect with other participants!  My current read: Updates Monday 5/8: pages read: 30 Books read from: I Found You Tuesday 5/9: pages read: 45 Total pages: 75 Books read from: I Found You Wednesday 5/10: Pages read: 0. It was a bad day, guys!

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love!

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by  The Broke and the Bookish .  This Week's Theme: Covers Freebie! I admit I am a huge cover snob....so I'm going with my favorite (recent) covers!!! I LOVE a beautiful cover!!! Clearly, I love colorful covers! Flowers too!