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Now in My Bookbag: Storm, (Phantom Islanders, Book 1 – Part 1), by Ednah Walters

I am very excited by the idea of a pirate-based story, and have looked forward to this release. Before reviewing this installment, I feel I should disclose that I am not a fan of a book released in serial form, … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Retribution, (The After Light Series… Book 5), by Cameo Renae

I have waited anxiously for the final book of The After Light Saga. It is the series that introduced me to the dystopian genre. I so appreciate the strong heroine that Renae imagined Abi to be. I am also very … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Goddess (Runes Series), by Ednah Walters

I just finished my second read through of this book, thus my delay in reviewing. This book is an enjoyable read. I feel as though it starts a bit slowly, and spends a lot of time rehashing a scene involving … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Love (The Allure Chronicles), by Alyssa Rose Ivy

I like this book. The development of this story reminds me of Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. Glendale even reminds me of the Cheshire Cat. The nonsensical characters are interesting, but I am missing further development of the original characters. … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Maude, by Donna Mabry

Maude is an biographical novel about the author’s grandmother. Though it is a long book, it is worth every moment spent reading it. From those whom Maude very first loved and lost, through her very last, I am drawn to her … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: 1986 – Why Can’t This Be Love, (Love in the 80’s New Adult Mix), by RK Ryals

I didn’t get title significance at first, probably because my memory of these songs is shrouded in the cloak of time. So, I looked up lyrics and listened to the title song, by Van Halen. I realize now that the title is damn … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: In This Life, by Christine Brae

What a beautifully written, emotional rollercoaster! The story is wonderfully imagined. The feelings expressed, and drawn from me, are beyond compelling. It has been a very long time since a book has affected me to my core. The story is … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Shady Bay, by Casey L. Bond

I really enjoyed this spinoff of the Devil Creek novel. The plot was great, sweet and emotional. I loved the characters, all of them. I was thrilled to follow Jaxon from Devil Creek, West Virginia to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He was … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Diving In (Book #4 in the Beach Bag Boxed Set), by Gretchen Galway

This is a nice story with likeable characters. It touches on issues like phobias and family divisiveness. Nikki is driven by the need to heal herself, and Ansel is driven by the need for his father’s acceptance and love. I … Continue reading

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Now in My Bookbag: Feudlings (Fate on Fire Book 1), by Wendy Knight

This is an interesting story of friendship, forbidden love, and dynamic forces. I like these characters, and find the book enjoyable. The read flows pretty well. Author Wendy Knight does a wonderful job in her character creation. Charity and Hunter are … Continue reading

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