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Book Review: The Expats by Chris Pavone

Book Review: The Expats by Chris Pavone

Sometimes, I need a book like this; one that doesn’t elicit strong emotions, does not tug at any strings or makes you say “AWWW” over and over again. We all need a passive read once in a while, don’t we? God knows I did after 4 books of Ice and Fire and a couple of John Greens!

This is supposed to be a suspense/thriller/mystery genre which is never my first choice anyway, but this book just misses being suspenspensful, thirlling or mysterious. It’s still a good story though.

Faith and Fangs

Faith and Fangs

In celebration of the movie release of New Moon, the sequel to the Twilight saga by Stephanie Meyer, I offer you the Faith and Fangs blog tour. For concerned parents who worry that their kids may be obsessing a little too much about vampires, they will find Touched by a Vampire: Discovering Hidden Messages in the Twilight Saga by Beth Felker Jones and Thirsty by Tracey Bateman, an excellent Christian alternative to the mainstream vampire novels. I am a parent…

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Two More Great Fall Reads

Two More Great Fall Reads

Here are two more books in this Fall Reads Book Tour. I had hoped to be finished reading these two by now, but you know how it goes sometimes, so I ended up making a separate review post for What Matters Most which I’ve finished reading and this post is just to tell you about two more books that I will be reading and maybe you’d like to read along with me. I will update this post with My Thoughts…

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What Matters Most by Melody Carlson

What Matters Most by Melody Carlson

This book is part of three Fun Fall Reads sponsored by Random House Books so stay tuned for two more reviews: Leaving Carolina by Tamara Leigh and Limelight by Melody Carlson Title: What Matters Most Author: Melody Carlson Release Date: Sep 15, 2009 ISBN: 9781601421197 Summary: Maya’s Green Tip for the Day: Recycled fashion is one of the most fun ways to go green. A pair of jeans could be transformed into a denim skirt. A sweater into a vest….

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Action Blog Tour

Action Blog Tour

My apologies for being a bit late posting the books for this blog tour. This blog tour was sponsored by WaterBrook Press, a division of Random House, who provided the review copies of these books. If you like action, suspense and intrigue, then these books will fit the bill nicely. If there is someone on your holiday gift list who likes mystery and suspense novels, they will appreciate reading these two books for sure. Tweet

Kiss Me Again by Barbara Wilson

Kiss Me Again by Barbara Wilson

Title: Kiss Me Again Author: Barbara Wilson Release Date: September 15, 2009 ISBN: 978-1-60142-158-6 (1-60142-158-3) Pages: 224 Summary Many married women genuinely want to feel more desire toward their husbands. But while sex before marriage was hard to resist, now resisting seems like all they do. In her new book, Barbara Wilson shows how couples can suffer for years from the “invisible bonds” of previous relationships without even knowing it. Hidden emotions of distrust, shame, and resentment can sabotage even…

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