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A Movie Review Instead – This Beautiful Fantastic

It has been pouring for two days. What with the rain and the stay at home situation, I have been feeling quite restless. Then last night I found this amazing movie. This Beautiful Fantastic is a 2016 British romantic drama, written and directed by Simon Aboud. Bella Brown was abandoned as a baby in an… Continue reading A Movie Review Instead – This Beautiful Fantastic

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Book Review: No Less Days

Book Review: No Less Days, by Amanda G. Stevens -- David Galloway can’t die. He looks 35, but he’s actually over a century old. He has survived three wars and the loss of his loved ones, and he now lives a solitary life as the owner of a bookstore in northern Michigan. He keeps himself aloof… Continue reading Book Review: No Less Days

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Book Review: The Invisible Library

Book Review: The Invisible Library, by Genevieve Cogman:  Irene would like nothing better than to curl up with a good book. She is, after all, a librarian. However, she works for the mysterious Library that exists between the worlds. Her job involves going into the alternate realities and collecting important books of fiction, by whatever means… Continue reading Book Review: The Invisible Library

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Book Review: The Traitor’s Son

Fifteen-year-old Lasgol lives a hard life in a small village in the snowy north. He is hated and persecuted because his father, a Ranger, (one of the elite guards of the king and a protector of the realm) betrayed the king and tried to murder him. Lasgol believes his father is innocent, but he has… Continue reading Book Review: The Traitor’s Son

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Book Review: Intertwine

Emme Wilde finds an old locket at a sale. Within is a miniature painting of a handsome man and two locks of hair, one of which matches her hair color. On the outside of the locket a romantic note to "E," signed “F” has been engraved. Emme is sure the locket is meant for her,… Continue reading Book Review: Intertwine

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Letters to the Lost

I could not put this book down. Juliet is a grieving teenage girl who writes letters to her mother and leaves them on her mother's grave. One day Declan, an angry and also grieving boy with a troubled past, answers one of her letters. So begins a correspondence where each of them shares their true… Continue reading Letters to the Lost

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The Best Books of 2019

2019 was a wonderful year for reading. I discovered so many good books by new authors, along with old favorites I had to reread. It was hard to choose only a few for my Best Books list, but here they are. For my full reading list for 2019, see my Goodreads page. I hope you'll… Continue reading The Best Books of 2019

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A Book Makes a Perfect Christmas Gift

Are you looking for that perfect gift for the readers in your family? Try out these books, available on Amazon: The Sixth Power https://www.amazon.com/Sixth-Power-Carol-Nicolas-ebook/dp/B00B4MHICQ/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+sixth+power+Carol+Nicolas&qid=1576272383&sr=8-1 Double Play https://www.amazon.com/Double-Play-Novel-Carol-Nicolas-ebook/dp/B00Q5E8UZC/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Double+Play+Carol+Nicolas&qid=1576272431&sr=8-1 The Sea Child  https://www.amazon.com/SEA-CHILD-SELKIE-KING-MYSTERIES-ebook/dp/B0786ZW5P7/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The+Sea+Child+Carol+Nicolas&qid=1576272470&sr=8-1 Also, The True Adventures of J.B.R. Wokky -- available here on my website:   https://carolnicolas.wordpress.com/ Thanks! -- Carol