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Summer Heat

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  Release Date: June 21 Summer just got hotter with these steamy stories. Summer Heat is a collection of sexy romance novellas that are perfect for beach reading. Each story is a brand new standalone guaranteed to make you swoon.  Stories include:   Love's Influence by Tori Alvarez Kiss Me at Sunset by Laura M. Baird Romance Bar None by Brooke Ellis Better Together by Callie James Friend Zoned by Marlo Lanz and Olivia Peters The Octopus in Question by Hannah Morse Ask Me Nicely by Dania Voss   Bring on the Summer Heat and come meet your next book boyfriend.  My Review Summer is heating up and it is a scorcher. After reading this anthology, I am ready to grab my passport and book my flight to a tropical destination. Summer Heat is not to be missed! I enjoyed these short stories. They were filled with tons of steamy, sex scenes and hot chemistry.  Romance readers will enjoy these stories. While, I did like all of the stories; there were a few that were my favorites. They are

Primordial

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  PRIMORDIAL by David Sobel, is a Crichton-like thriller that centers on the plights of two scientists separated by decades and borders but united in their obsessive quest for the physical location of the soul. Jonas, a hospital attorney, begins to suspect that someone is targeting patients in his NYC hospital. With the help of two residents, his search for answers will bring him face to face with a killer. Thought-provoking, both scientifically and ethically, PRIMORDIAL is a story that spans decades of medical and legal mystery, history and suspense. It will transport readers to a Nazi medical laboratory in World War II, then back to present day New York City where an unlikely trio, Jonas the experienced hospital lawyer, “Early” the quirky urology resident, and Rachel, the wickedly smart neurosurgery resident, struggle to piece together a series of unexplained killings. Debut author Dr. Sobel weaves his medical expertise and extensive historical research in a twisted tangle of secrets

Emma's Laugh

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  As Diana surveyed her newborn baby's face, languid body, and absent cry, she knew something was wrong. Then the doctors delivered devastating news: her first child, Emma, had been born with a rare genetic disorder that would leave her profoundly physically and intellectually disabled. Diana imagined life with a child with disabilities as a dark and insular one―a life in which she would be forced to exist in the periphery alongside her daughter. Convinced of her inability to love her “imperfect” child and give her the best care and life she deserved, Diana gave Emma up for adoption. But as with all things that are meant to be, Emma found her way back home. As Emma grew, Diana watched her live life determinedly and unapologetically, radiating love always. Emma evolved from a survivor to a warrior, and the little girl that Diana didn’t think she could love enough rearranged her heart. In her short eighteen years of life, Emma gifted her family the indelible lesson of the healing and

Our Table

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  Creative visionary of  The Word Collector ,  Happy Dreamer , and  The Dot , #1  New York Times  bestseller  Creative visionary of  The Word Collector ,  Happy Dreamer , and  The Dot , #1  New York Times  bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a tender, lyrical story of multigenerational love, tradition, and family coming together with gratitude and thanks. Celebrated, bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds brings his signature touch of love and kindness to this special, timely picture book, as families now, more than ever, are rediscovering and reevaluating what means the most: time together with one another. Violet longs for the time when her family was connected: before life, distractions, and technology pulled them all away from each other. They used to gather at the table, with food and love, to make memories, share their lives, and revel in time spent together. But now her family has been drifting apart, and with nobody to gather around it, the table grows smaller and smaller. Can

Pulse

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  The world has no shortage of moral ambiguity, especially in the emergency room. Dr. Jackson is the emergency room physician who seems to have the big house, beautiful wife, and an impeccable reputation as one of the most respected emergency physicians in Dallas. As the author peels back the layers, Dr. Jackson's life isn't so perfect after all. Filled with unique twists, complex medical cases and personal issues, Pulse proves that there is always more to the story!  Pulse is the first book in the Vital Signs Series.  If you loved Netflix’s  Queen’s Gambit , you’ll love this series. My Review This book is the first in this trilogy. It is a great start to this trilogy. I can't wait to read the next two books. The incorporation of chess into this storyline is an intriguing plot twist. I was not sure how the chess was going to play into the storyline but once I saw how it was introduced; it made sense and works well.  There is actually no main character in my eyes. While, it

Book Tour: Stranded

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  Four college students decide to spend their winter break out in the middle of nowhere with no cell service or internet. Sounds like a great idea, right? I mean, what could go wrong? The answer—Everything. A fun vacation away from everything turns into a fight for survival, stranded far away from home. My Review Author, Nicole Dykes does not hold anything back. She starts this book out with a nice "How you doing", and in the next moment she is pulling the rug out from under your feet. Yet, Nicole makes up for it with Cooper and Everly.  I could feel all of the emotions coming from Cooper and Everly. There is the fear, loss, friendship, sexual tension, and love. I did not know how much I craved an emotional, steamy romance until I read this book. There is a lot of sex happening in this story but it never felt over the top or too much. This is because of where Cooper and Everly were coming from. A place of deep emotions that were real. All that I can say is that author, Nicole

Mockingbird in Mark Twain’s Hat + Giveaway

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Mockingbird in Mark Twain’s Hat by Kaia Alexander Publisher: Waterside Press, Oct, 2020 Category: Children’s illustrated chapter book Tour dates: May 27-June 30, 2021 ISBN: 978-1949001914 Available in Print and ebook, 138 pages Description Mockingbird in Mark Twain’s Hat Mockingbird in Mark Twain’s Hat , is an adventure story full of animals that talk. Wynne is a precocious mockingbird born in the rural south in the late 1800s. His whole family are singers, but at four days old, he wants to be a novelist just like his hero, Mark Twain. When crows attack his nest, he’s swept away on an epic adventure along the Mississippi River.  Wynne learns to read and write, makes new friends in surprising places, and is mentored by Mark Twain himself. Full of delightful quotes from Mark Twain, this novel for children ages 8-12 shines with important lessons of character, perseverance, love, and the importance of friendship.  My Review I feel like if you are a true reader, you have to be a fan of