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#BookReview Landscape of a Marriage by Gail Ward Olmsted

I stumbled upon Gail Ward Olmsted's books years ago, and ever since they've been a friendly hand to hold in my reading journey. Gail is incredible at writing a heart felt story with characters who feel real. It's a real talent that makes me adore reading anything she puts out. It's hard to find those… Continue reading #BookReview Landscape of a Marriage by Gail Ward Olmsted

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#BookReview Once Upon a Duke by Erica Ridley

Once Upon a Duke by Erica Ridley is a darling, historical, holiday-themed romance that is perfect to add to your TBR shelf! This book is just a sweet delight. I was seeking something fast, light-hearted, comedic, romantic and simple and this book fit the bill. Benjamin, the Duke of Silkridge has returned to his old… Continue reading #BookReview Once Upon a Duke by Erica Ridley

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#BookReview Before the Rains by Dinah Jefferies

Before the Rains by Dinah Jefferies is a lovely romance set in the 1930s. I love historical romance novels, but I just have a hard time finding ones I enjoy. Lucky for me, Dinah Jefferie's book swept me off my feet after prancing into my life. Eliza, a newly minted widow, is sent to India… Continue reading #BookReview Before the Rains by Dinah Jefferies

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#BookReview Prisoner of the Highlander by Kate Robbins

Oh lordie, this book was one delightful read! Prisoner of the Highlander by Kate Robbins is a truly remarkable romance novel centered in Scotland! Annabella Beaufort and Alexander MacDonald find themselves in a very interesting situation. Alexander has kidnapped Annabelle and is keeping her captive so he can try to get his Father back. His… Continue reading #BookReview Prisoner of the Highlander by Kate Robbins

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#BookReview Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam

Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam is a seriously funny book that will take you on one wild adventure. Books like these are always my favourites - they tell fun and inviting stories and welcome you into someone else's world. I also identify as an 'old soul' so I get a real kick out of… Continue reading #BookReview Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam

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#BookReview A Cup of Redemption by Carole Bumpus

  If I had to describe this book in one word, I'd use the word "journey". This incredibly breath-taking tale by Carole Bumpus wow-ed me more than I can say in a few words. When I started reading this book, I just figured it was another Women's Fiction novel that would be a great 'on… Continue reading #BookReview A Cup of Redemption by Carole Bumpus

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#BookReview Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini

  Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule is a riveting drama that follows the lives of Julia, a young and wealthy woman, and Jule, her slave. If I had to limit this book's description to two words, I would call it a historical drama. Typically, I am not a fan of books like this but somehow… Continue reading #BookReview Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini

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#BookReview Sons of York by Lesley J Nickell

Sons of York by Lesley J Nickell was a beautiful read that I highly suggest to fans of historical fiction. It's a real shame that Lesley J Nickell has passed, because she was such a fabulous writer. This story had me hooked from the first chapter, and from then on I was obsessed. Historical fiction… Continue reading #BookReview Sons of York by Lesley J Nickell

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#BookReview The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans is a bittersweet novel that will crush your soul (in a good way). This is M.L. Stedman's first book, and it is one fantastic first novel (to be brutally honest). This book was beautifully written, it pulled at my heart strings and it demanded my attention. Typically fictional novels that are… Continue reading #BookReview The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

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#BookReview Free Fall by Emma Barry & Genvieve Turner

  Free Fall by Emma Barry is one of the sweetest, feel good books of the year! Thank you to Tamsen Parker who suggested I pick up books by Emma Barry! I can't thank her enough, because Emma's writing is beautiful and matches perfectly with my reading style. Free Fall is about Dean and Vivian,… Continue reading #BookReview Free Fall by Emma Barry & Genvieve Turner