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My Week of Reading (22 - 27 August 2016)

Hello Everyone,
This week of reading has gone alright. I had a bit of a busy week, and I was also participating in Bout of Books as well.
Here are the reviews I've done:
The Partner by John Grisham: Amazon: Amazon Review - The Partner Goodreads: Goodreads Review - The Partner Reader's Warehouse: Reader's Warehouse Review - The Partner
Currently I'm reading 'The ExtraOrdinary Life of Heather Manson' by Frances P. Webber, and will be doing a review for it hopefully this coming week.
Last Word: I'm probably going to have to plan my review schedule again, since I've voluntarily signed up for one or two, and then have gotten another review request from an author, so it's been an interesting week in terms of getting reviews going again; which means I've put my leisure reading on the back burner - for now. It was certainly nice to get some paperback reading in again. There were days where I did some late night reading, though there was one or two where I didn…

My Week of Reading (15 - 20 August 2016)

Hello everyone,
This week of reading has been alright. One little bit of book related news that I'm excited to share with everyone is that I've signed up to become a reviewer for Reader's Warehouse. I'm hoping to have a review up there soon! Here is some reviews that I did of a book this past week:
Safe Harbor by Heather Wardell: Amazon: Amazon Review - Safe Harbor Goodreads: Goodreads Review - Safe Harbor Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - Safe Harbor
Review reading is slowing down a little bit, which leads me to one or two other things I have to say in the...
Last Word: And since review reading is slowing down, I'm able to do some leisure reading (YAY)!!! The book that I'm currently busy with is 'The Partner' by John Grisham. I absolutely love his books; if I could own all of his books in paperback, I would. Currently, I only own 'Sycamore Row' so far, though I have read a couple of others. Which leads me to another point that I briefly to…

Review - Safe Harbor by Heather Wardell

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Blurb: Celia's always thought she was just emotional. But when she witnesses a near-murder and finds herself feeling everything the victim feels, she wonders if she's losing her mind. There's only one place she feels peaceful: near her new coworker. He's just been left at the altar and he should be devastated but instead he's quiet. Calm. Too calm? Or could he be the safe harbor she desperately needs?
About the Author: Heather came to writing after careers as a software developer and elementary school computer teacher and has no plans to leave it. In her spare time, she reads, runs, swims, crochets, takes care of her aquarium and her cat Trinity, and plays drums and clarinet. Generally not all at once. Heather is a natural 1200 wpm speed reader and the author of the currently fifteen novels in the "Toronto Collection" of loosely related women's fiction stories, as well as the three novels in the "Seven Exes" series.
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My Week of Reading (8 - 13 August 2016)

Hello There,
I've had quite a decent week of reading. I have finished two books and have started another. So I'm going to be posting two reviews:
This Way to Forever by Loren Kleinman: Amazon: Amazon Review - This Way to Forever Goodreads: Goodreads Review - This Way to Forever Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - This Way to Forever
And here is the reviews for the pleasant book surprise that I mentioned about in my last 'Week of Reading':
Found by Elle Field: Amazon: Amazon Review - Found Goodreads: Goodreads Review - Found Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - Found
It was so nice having the opportunity to read 'Found', and I'm still sad that the series has come to an end.
Last Word: The book I'm currently reading is 'Safe Harbor?' by Heather Wardell, and I'm finding this to be quite an intriguing book, so I'm hoping to have a review up of this book by next week. Maybe I'll even get to do some leisure reading this month …

Review - Found by Elle Field

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Blurb: "How did people even come up with the idea of these dizzying skyscrapers, let alone work out how to make them possible? Whoever built the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building, their legacy will live on forever. What sort of a difference will I ever make?" Who knew one flight could change everything? When Arielle Lockley stepped on the plane at Heathrow, she never realised how different her life would be when she touched down in New York City. Now she's dealing with that aftermath, as well as trying to find common ground with Etta, her new and unexpected business partner. But, trying to sort out business in London whilst her fiancĂ©, Piers, recovers from surgery in New York, is starting to take its toll on their relationship. Can Arielle and Etta work together to continue Felicity's legacy without destroying it, and will Arielle and Piers even make it down the aisle to say "I do"? Find out what happens this summer in the final…

Review - This Way to Forever by Loren Kleinman

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Blurb: Sara Brody thought she had met her soulmate in Tad Bolak, a charming exchange student. Their whirlwind romance includes nights staring at the stars, declarations of love, and promises to talk often when Tad must return to his native Poland to complete his Master’s Degree. But Sara’s idealistic view of Tad and plans to be together when he gets his degree come to a shattering halt when he admits to having a fiancee back home.  Heartbroken, she vows to keep her heart safe from men and and focuses on her own studies. Until she meets Ethan.  Sara discovers that no relationship is perfect, especially when one still mourns past loves. Tad never gives up on her. Ethan wants her to give their relationship a chance. And Sara wonders what will become of her sense of self if she gives in to either man.
About the Author: Loren Kleinman is an American-born poet and writer with roots in New Jersey. Her writing explores the results of love and loss, and how both themes affect a…

My Week of Reading (1 - 6 August 2016)

Hello Everyone,

So, another week of reading is done, and I've had quite a few pleasant surprises this past week (I'm hoping to post one of them next week, if I get the book done by then!).
There's only one book that I finished this past week, so here's the links to that book's reviews down below:
Lost by Elle Field: Amazon: Amazon Review - Lost Goodreads: Goodreads Review - Lost Here is my blog review of the book: Blog Review - Lost
I'm currently reading 'This Way to Forever' by Loren Kleinman, and am quite enjoying it; I should also have a review up for that one by next week (if the rest of my reading week goes alright). The book seems like a slight quickish read, so I should be done by the end of the week.
Last Word: Tuesday is going to be a public holiday (Yay for National Woman's Day!), and I am probably going to be spending the day with a friend, but I'm also going to try and get some reading done as well! I get the feeling that I'm going to hav…

Review - Lost by Elle Field

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Blurb: Lost is the second book in the coming of age Arielle Lockley series, but can be read as a stand-alone book.  "I'm starting to realise that age is just a number, but Tabitha pointed out I'm only saying that because I'm twenty-five, engaged, and have my life together. (Touch wood things stay that way.)" Arielle is back! OK, she's not on her way to becoming the next Coco Chanel, her childhood dream, but she is one way step closer to running her very own shop with business partner Felicity. She's also planning her perfect romantic wedding to fiancĂ©, Piers, and Arielle is starting to think that she's finally found her place in the world... Of course life is never that straightforward. With a new-found foe interfering with her shop decisions, not to mention haughty wedding planners and loved ones facing personal struggles, will Arielle figure out what's important before all is lost?
About the Author: Elle Field writes coming of age ro…