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Death by Proxy (#3 A DIY Diva Mystery) by Paula Darnell, Review & Giveaway

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Death by Proxy (#3 A DIY Diva Mystery) by Paula Darnell. Scroll down to see what I thought about this story and to enter the giveaway for a chance to win a Paperback copy of Death by Proxy. (US only)

Death by Proxy: A DIY Diva Mystery
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Cozy Cat Press (November 2019)
Print Length ~220 Pages

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Unforgettable You (#5 Silver Springs Series) by Brenda Novak, Veronica Worthington (Narrator)

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Published February 26th 2019 by Harlequin Audio, Mira Books

4.5 Stars: 

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Christmas Shopaholic (Shopaholic #9) by Sophie Kinsella

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Published October 15th 2019 by Recorded Books, Bantam Press

4.5 Stars: 

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Christmas or Winter Themed Books

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Christmas or Winter Themed Books”

Gift Ideas: Everyone Gets a Book!

Carol, at The Reading Ladies, posted this list and it is so amazing, I wanted to share it with you all.

Reading Ladies

December 11, 2019

Give a Book as a Holiday Gift!

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top ten tuesdayI’m linking up today with That Artsy Reader Girl for a December Freebie. I decided to dedicate my Top Ten Tuesday Freebie to books you might give as GIFTS! And….ahem…there are a few more than ten! (You’ve been warned!)

As you plan your holiday gift giving, you might be looking for book recommendations. Check out a few of my FAVORITE suggestions below!

Some of these are fairly new releases while others are a few years older. All titles are Amazon affiliate links. Many of these books have been reviewed on the blog and my available reviews are linked.

Books Men Might Enjoy

(I’ve also read most of these!)

The River by Peter Heller (wilderness survival, thriller) My review.

Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

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The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

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Published February 5th 2019 by Celadon Books

4 Stars: Continue reading “The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides”


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It’s Monday! What are you Reading is hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind.  I have several books for tours as well as to complete challenges, so that’s what I’m doing this week! Clicking on the cover will take you to Goodreads. Continue reading “IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING?📚”

The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

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Published October 17th 2019 by Graydon House

5 Stars:  Continue reading “The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer”

Stacking The Shelves – December 8, 2019

Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga Reviews and  Marlene of Reading Reality. It’s all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, books for review from authors, Netgalley, Edelweiss or publishers, or gifts. The last few weeks I have practised relative restraint, but this week, that went out the window. Continue reading “Stacking The Shelves – December 8, 2019”

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