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April’s FEATURED AUTHOR: Kelly’s Favorites!

It’s another (the THIRD!) Wednesday of the month already, and I woke up to snowflakes on Monday morning this week. Yeah. Spring? What spring? BUT. This Wednesday’s perked right up with a visit from our Featured Author Kelly Moran, who’s here to share some of her must-read authors! Take it away, Kelly! Thanks again, Drey, […]

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night in shanghai

Blog Tour: 39. Night in Shanghai by Nicole Mones…

I’m so excited to be on tour today for Nicole Mones’ Night in Shanghai! About Nicole Mones: A newly launched textile business took Nicole Mones to China for the first time in 1977, after the end of the Cultural Revolution. As an individual she traded textiles with China for eighteen years before she turned to […]

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I’m so late with these!! My sincere apologies to the winners, I’ve been just buried. :/ Kathleen Bianchi wins Janie Chang’s Three Souls! Katherine Ivan wins Seanan McGuire’s Half-Off Ragnarok! holdenj wins Chris Pavone’s The Accident! Maria Smith wins Patricia Briggs’ Night Broken! bermudaonion wins Mary Hogan’s Two Sisters! And Delilah Vela wins Rene Denfeld’s […]

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the tiny caterpillar and the great big tree

April’s FEATURED AUTHOR: Kelly Moran’s books!

It’s Wednesday already? Is my April going to disappear as fast as my March did? Anyway. Today the spotlight is on Featured Author Kelly Moran’s books! We’ll start with The Dysfunctional Test! You are cordially challenged to a test of true love. Growing up in her large, crazy Serbian family, Camryn Covic became an expert […]

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dark eden

Review: 38. Dark Eden by Chris Beckett…

I won Chris Beckett’s Dark Eden from Read it Forward and just finished it. drey’s thoughts: Chris Beckett’s Dark Eden is a story of survival. Once upon a time, three young men decide to show off and go on an adventure – in a spaceship that’s not theirs. The cops pursue, and five people crash […]

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mind of winter

TLC Book Tour: 37. Mind of Winter by Laura Kasischke…

April’s a month of tours, and today’s is for Laura Kasischke’s mind-bending thriller Mind of Winter. About Laura Kasischke: Laura Kasischke teaches in the University of Michigan MFA program and the Residential College. She has published seven collections of poetry and seven novels. She lives with her family in Chelsea, Michigan. Find out more about […]

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article 5

Review: 36. Article 5 by Kristen Simmons…

I’d picked up Article 5 last year while on a YA dystopia kick, and finally got around to picking it up! drey’s thoughts: The world’s gone to hell in a handbasket. Cities decimated. The Bill of Rights dead in the water. The police force nonexistent. The military now enforces the Moral Statutes. It started with […]

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the here and now

Early Review: 35. The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

The premise for Ann Brashares’ The Here and Now was intriguing, I had to check it out! drey’s thoughts: This time-traveler young adult romance features a teenager who’s traveled back to our time, from a bleak death-plagued future. She’s not alone – there are hundreds who’ve managed to make the trip to the relative safety […]

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kelly moran

April’s FEATURED AUTHOR is Kelly Moran!

Holy moly, it’s April (though I have no idea if Spring will ever make it here)! And with the brand new month is a brand new Featured Author! Please welcome fellow Wisconsinite Kelly Moran! About Kelly Moran: Kelly started her writing career in the Indie market, becoming the recipient of an Editor’s Choice Award, a […]

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christine d'abo

Blog Tour: 34. Quicksilver Soul by Christine d’Abo…

Today I’m on the blog tour for Christine d’Abo’s Quicksilver Soul! About Christine d’Abo: Multipublished author Christine d’Abo loves exploring the human condition through a romantic lens. She takes her characters on fantastical journeys that change their hearts and expand their minds. A self-professed sci-fi junkie, Christine can often be found chatting about her favorite […]

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how to handle a cowboy

Review: 33. How to Handle a Cowboy by Joanne Kennedy…

I’m a city girl at heart, but one who cannot turn down a cowboy… drey’s thoughts: Joanne Kennedy’s first in a new series is a fun and lovely read about a girl trying to do good and a boy hiding from his future. She’s fostering a handful of kids in the middle of a small […]

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