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Heart Warming and Emotional Novel About The Connection Between a Dog & His Human | ARC Review: Good Dog by Dan Geimenhart

Brodie didn’t remember the exact moment that he died. But he did remember the exact moment that he woke up afterward. When he woke up he was already running.

In his awe-inspiring new novel, acclaimed author Dan Gemeinhart brings his signature blend of action, heart, and beautiful, deliberate prose to the story of a good dog who can’t move on to the afterlife until the boy he loves is safe.

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An Emotional, Dramatic Monologue about Life’s Betrayals, Emotions and Familial Loyalty | ARC Review: Small Days and Nights by Tishani Doshi

A captivating and original story of family, of the ties that bind and the secrets we bury, set against the vivid and evocative backdrop of modern India

An Irish Times Book of the Year 2019

Escaping her failing marriage, Grace has returned to Pondicherry to cremate her mother. Once there, she finds herself heir to an inheritance she could not have expected – a property on the beaches of Madras, and a sister she never knew she had: Lucia, who was born with Downs Syndrome and has spent her life in a residential facility.

Grace sets up a new and precarious life along the coast of Madras, with Lucia, the village housekeeper Mallika, the drily witty Auntie Kavitha and an ever-multiplying litter of puppies. But Grace’s attempts to play house prove first a struggle, then a strain, as she discovers the chaos, tenderness, fury and bewilderment of life with Lucia.

Luminous, funny, surprising and heartbreaking, Small Days and Nights is the story of a woman caught in a moment of transformation, and the sacrifices we make to forge lives that have meaning.

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First Love; *Im*Possible Dreams and Teenage Drama all Packed Together | ARC Review: Awake In The World by Jason Gurley

A boy, a girl, an impoverished oil town, and a star-crossed romance saved by the fight for survival.

As the sun sets off the coast of the small California town of Orilla del Cielo, you can see the silhouettes of the oil rigs. Their shadows look jarring against the serene backdrop, their sharpness a reminder of unfulfilled promises. To Zach, they are a reminder of loss—his father, an oil worker who drowned years before. With a poor family struggling to make ends meet, Zach’s future feels equally bleak. Until he meets Vanessa, an optimistic girl whose sights are literally set on the stars. Inspired by her idol, Carl Sagan, she plans to study astronomy at Cornell. But as oil prospectors in search of black gold know, the future is uncertain . . . and fortunes can always be flipped.

Jason Gurley delivers a gorgeous debut young adult novel about dreams and believing in love—and yourself—to reach them.

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An Emotional Yet Charming Romance With Heart Pounding Suspense | Review Blitz: Rocky Ground (Crimson Point #4) by Kaylea Cross

 

From New York Timesand USA Today Bestselling Author Kaylea Cross comes the next scintillating novel in her Crimson Point Series! ROCKY GROUND is a standalone romance with a hero sure to keep readers up long into the night. Check out the review blitz below and pick up your copy of ROCKY GROUND today!

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HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY | Release Day Blitz: Rocky Ground (Crimson Point #4) by Kaylea Cross

From New York Timesand USA Today Bestselling Author Kaylea Cross comes the next scintillating novel in her Crimson Point Series! ROCKY GROUND is a standalone romance with a hero sure to keep readers up long into the night. Grab your copy of ROCKY GROUND today!

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An Adorably Awkward Feel Good Romance | Release Day Review: Hissy Fit (Southern Gentlemen #1) by Lani Lynn Vale

 

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY to HISSY FIT by Lani Lynn Vale hosted in collaboration with Inkslinger PR – check out My Review of this first book in a brand new  on the blog today!

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A Touted Feminist Collection That Falls Way Short of Expectations | ARC Review: Hijabistan by Sabyn

A young kleptomaniac infuses thrill into her suffocating life by using her abaya to steal lipsticks and flash men. An office worker feels empowered through sex, shunning her inhibitions but not her hijab … until she realizes that the real veil is drawn across her desires and not her body. A British-Asian Muslim girl finds herself drawn to the jihad in Syria only to realize the real fight is inside her. A young Pakistani bride in the West asserts her identity through the hijab in her new and unfamiliar surroundings, leading to unexpected consequences. The hijab constricts as it liberates. Not just a piece of garment, it is a worldview, an emblem of the assertion of a Muslim woman’s identity, and equally a symbol of oppression. Set in Pakistan and the UK, this unusual and provocative collection of short stories explores the lives of women crushed under the weight of the all-encompassing veil and those who feel sheltered by it.

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Emotionally Destroying Installment in the Trilogy! | Release Day Review: Space (Law of Physics #2) by Penny Reid

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Space, the second book in the all-new Laws of Physics Trilogy from Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author Penny Reid, is available now!

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An Emotionally Cathartic Romance | Release Day Review: Pure Bliss (Nights in Bliss #6) by Lexi Blake

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Blog Tour – Review: Lost And Found (Masters and Mercenaries: The Forgotten #2) by Lexi Blake

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