Holiday Shopping Ideas for the Book Lover in Your Life

Good morning, Well, Thanksgiving is over and I hope yours was wonderful.  Are you one that loves to head out at midnight to start your holiday shopping, join the madness of Black Friday, or get cozy on the sofa and cyber shop? I am not a Black Friday or Thanksgiving weekend shopper.  Many of you may disagree with me, but it bothers me that these stores open on Thanksgiving taking their employees from friends and family on what should be a fun holiday to enjoy with those you love. This year I thought it would be fun to start a
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A Fine Romance by Susan Branch

Happy Thanksgiving! If you have time to curl up with a book over the Thanksgiving holidays, A Fine Romance by Susan Branch tops my list of one of the best books I’ve read in 2016. I have let y’all know how much I love Susan Branch’s books, calendars, notecards, and art work.  This book doesn’t disappoint. A Fine Romance was written first, prior to The Fairy Tale Girl and Martha’s Vineyard Isle of Dreams, but completes the story and is good to read after Martha’s Vineyard, it ties it all together.
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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

I stumbled upon Kristin Hannah’s books several years ago when I chose Home Front for book club.  If you haven’t read it, grab it or add it to your list, it really is a book you can’t put down. It deals with a woman in the military suffering from PTSD which is very prominent in today’s world.  Over the years, I have enjoyed more of her books; I can honestly tell you there isn’t one I haven’t loved. When November’s book club book was chosen and announced, I was thrilled to hear it was The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah. You
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Return to Taylor’s Crossing; A Novel by Janie Dempsey Watts

I recently received an email through the blog by author Janie Dempsey Watts, simply asking if she could send me a copy of her most recent novel, Return to Taylor’s Crossing; would I read it and blog it? I always want to make sure it is a book and genre that I would choose to read, so after reading a snippet about the book, I gladly accepted.  The story is right up my alley and I couldn’t wait to dig in. In starting the blog, it has always been my goal to share with you books I have read, give
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The Light Between Oceans; A Novel by M.L. Stedman

Happy end of August! Most of you probably have already read this beautiful novel since it came out in 2012.  Sometimes it takes me a while to get to a book, I have so many on the list.  The movie is coming out soon and I had the opportunity to see it a bit early, so stopped what I was reading, jumped over to The Light Between Oceans to finish it before seeing the film.  Whew, I got it done, but it was a close. If you read the book did you love it?
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Wow, I loved this book and if you haven’t read it, run out and buy it or download it and sink your teeth into this novel.  I don’t think you will be able to put the book down. Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See is brilliant; he brings the story to life and you will just want to hang within the pages, never leaving.
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