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2019

First Line Friday, December 27, 2019

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

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Mini-Reviews, Children’s Books

Once again, I am reviewing several children’s books that I read to my grandchildren. Most of these were a bit old for my granddaughter, but she still sat and listened well. My grandson gave his opinion or asked questions about most of them and I have included some of that in the reviews. All were provided by the publishers through Netgalley. The rating, ideas and opinions shared are my own.


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The Inn at Hidden Run (Tree of Life #1) by Olivia Newport

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Published May 1st 2019 by Shiloh Run Press

4 Stars: 

 

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The German House by Annette Hess, Translated by Elisabeth Lauffer, Narrated by Nina Franoszek

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Published December 3rd 2019 by HarperVia, Harper Audio (originally published September 21, 2018 by Ullstien)

4 Stars: 

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The Scotsman Who Swept Me Away (Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen #3) by Hannah Howell

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Published August 27th 2019 by Zebra

4 Stars:

 

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The Wives by Tarryn Fisher, Lauren Fortgang (Narrator)

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Published December 30th 2019 by Harlequin Audio

4.5 Stars: 

 

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The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

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Published August 27th 2019 by Simon & Schuster

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Merry Christmas

To those of you who are celebrating Christmas today, MERRY CHRISTMAS!

IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING?📚

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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 or my review if it is posted. Continue reading “IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING?📚”

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