May 2017 New Releases

Hi Everyone,

This is a list of new releases for the month of May, that I am looking forward to and/or have read. Either way, I think you all will enjoy them. Each month, a new list will be posted at the top of the website.

 

(2nd) The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan (YA/Greek Mythology)

 

Enjoy!

~Ariesgrl

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Author Interview

Hi Everyone,

Please welcome Kristy Woodson Harvey! She is the author of Dear Carolina, Lies and Other Acts of Love, and Slightly South of Simple.

Enjoy!

~Ariesgrl

 

Thank you so much for having me, Nicole! You know you have one of my favorite blogs around, and thank you to all of you fabulous Aries Girl readers for letting me be here today. You are all amazing!

Hi Kristy Woodson Harvey! Thank you very much for participating in an interview today. Could you please tell everyone a little bit about yourself and your books? I am a North Carolina girl, a UNC grad (Go Heels!) and have the cutest husband and son J I love, love being an author and still pinch myself every day. This is my third novel, but the first in the Peachtree Bluff series, and I am thrilled to be here with you today!

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What are you reading?

Hi Everyone,

I am gearing up for the weekend. The two books that I will be reading are:

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Slightly South of Simple

By Kristy Woodson Harvey

Ansley is the mother of three women, who lives alone in the quiet town of Peachtree Bluff. She runs a successful design shop named after her two youngest daughters. When her children converge on her home, they each bring along life’s trials and tribulations. However it is a shipwrecked boat that threatens to bring back a lost love and deep-rooted secrets. How will she keep her past from her girls, while maintaining her perfectly calm and peaceful life that she has finally achieved?

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Hello Everyone!

So as you may have noticed, I have been missing since February. My apologies. I have been battling some serious health issues and they completely sidelined me. This past week, I finally was able to return to work and this evening, I was finally able to sit at my desk and begin working again from home. Since April 1st, I had not been on the computer, but as of tonight, all of my emails are caught up. WHEW!

Some good news for you:

1. I believe most of the issues have been fixed on my website. I am still working on the weekly newsletter, but I should have that up and running soon. All my reviews should be visible and you can leave comments again. I am testing the website on numerous platforms, but I think that I have corrected everything. Yay!!!!!

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April 2017 New Releases

Each month, I will provide a list of new releases that you will definitely want to read.

 

(11th) The Night the Lights Went Out by Karen White – Southern Fiction

(25th) Slightly South of Simple by Kristy Woodson Harvey – Southern Fiction

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Enough is Enough

Hello Everyone,

As you know, I have been dealing with WordPress issues and visibility issues on this website since Nov. 8th. Apparently the latest version of WordPress has messed up numerous websites. While I have been dealing with numerous support chats and getting nowhere near a resolution, I have declared enough is enough!

What does this mean for you exactly???

  1. Every single review that has been in my pending folder, will be published.
  2. February 1st will be the start of my 2017 plans. (YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS!!!!!)
  3. I can only guarantee that the current 9 reviews will be visible on this home page. (If you click on an individual post, you could scroll through all of them, but who has time for that.)
  4. All reviews will be posted on social media. You can follow me there, to see everything as well. (See this page for the full list.)
  5. If you want to Subscribe to email updates, please fill out this form. You can choose between weekly, daily, or monthly updates.

I appreciate your continued patience as I have dealt with everything behind the scenes. I am currently working on switching my site to a more stable and reliable platform and will keep you updated on the progress. In the meantime, I want to officially close out all of my 2016 reviews, so WE can move on to brighter things in 2017. Stick around folks, because it is going to be a fantastic year!!!!

Have a wonderful night!

Enjoy!
~Ariesgrl

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My Sister’s Books Review #106

Someday, Someday, Maybe

By: Lauren Graham

 

Franny Banks has always wanted to be an actress. But life in New York, does not provide all the glitz and glam she was hoping for. With pressure from herself, and her intellectual father, Franny wonders how much longer she should wait, before her dream comes true. Using a daily planner, Franny sets deadlines, writes down her goals, and works hard at trying to land her breakout role.

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My Sister’s Books Review #105

Raymie Nightingale

By: Kate DiCamillo

 

Raymie Nightingale’s world was destroyed when her father ran off with his dental hygienist. Now to correct everything, Raymie must win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire Competition, so her picture will be in the paper and bring her daddy home. There is only a minor problem with this plan and that is the fact that Raymie doesn’t know how to twirl a baton. When she signs up for classes, she meets Louisiana and Beverly. Louisiana lives with her grandmother and is determined to win the prize money so she can get her cat back and provide food for her family. Beverly is so sick of competitions that she wants to sabotage this one, so no one will win. This unlikely trio forms a friendship that will see them through difficult times.

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Happy New Year!

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”

~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce
Welcome 2017! May your pages be filled with happiness, good health, and excellent books!
Enjoy!
~Ariesgrl

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