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My Sister’s Books Review #69

First Frost
By: Sarah Addison Allen
Waverley #2
The Waverley Women are out of sorts as they wait for Fall to end.  Claire is running a successful and overwhelming Candy business, but doesn’t have any free time left. Sydney wants to give her husband a son. While Bay has fallen in love with a boy and unfortunately the whole school knows. Add in a mysterious man and it is beginning to look like the first frost will never arrive.

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My Sister’s Books Review #68

Mistletoe and Mayhem
By: Christie Ridgway, Katherine Hall Page, Judi McCoy, Joanne Pence

Romance and Mystery Short Stories

Two romance authors and two mystery authors have teamed up to bring readers this delightful collection of Christmas Short Stories.

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Forgotten Book Challenge

Hi Everyone,

This Forgotten Book Challenge is an old, hardcover book that I bought many years ago. I saw it on the bookshelf one day, and after the events of last year, I thought I would give it a try.

As always, to learn more about the Forgotten Book Challenge, click on the logo below.

Enjoy!
~Ariesgrl

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The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
By: Gretchen Rubin
(Purchased over four years ago.)

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Search for the Golden Serpent

(Servant of the Gods Book 1)
By: Luciana Cavallaro

Evan Chronis is an architect suffering from a lack of sleep due to realistic dreams. Then one day, he receives a phone call at work that changes his life forever. Whisked away by Zeus, Evan is introduced to the Gods and learns that his life is not what it seems. Desperate to get back to normalcy, he must first perform a task in order to save the Gods. Evan travels through time and sets course on an adventure worthy of any Greek Hero, but will his life end before he can accept what is happening?

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Eliza Bluebell

By: A. J. York

Eliza Bluebell is a mysterious woman who arrived one day at this small town. The people of Blossom Brook weren’t sure what to make of her, especially after she bought the abandoned store and turned it into a bakery. Throughout her stay, Eliza and her rambunctious shadow help each and every neighbor.

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The Right Choice

By: Carly Phillips

Carly Wexler has always made the safest choices in life in order to make sure her life turns out right, including her engagement. However, when her fiancé’s brother comes to town for the wedding, Carly experiences feelings that she never knew possible. Now she must choose between her desires and her life plan.

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Carissima

By: Rosanna Chiofalo

Pia Santore always dreamed of visiting New York with her sister Erica. Unfortunately, her sister passed away before Pia’s dreams were realized. Now alone in New York, she has a difficult time moving forward with her life. When she lands an exclusive interview with the movie star, Francesca Donata, a whole new world is opened up for her. As she travels to Francesca’s home in Rome, and learns the inner details of her past, Pia must come to terms with her loss in order to open herself up for true love.

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What the Body Needs

By: Laura Oliva

Jak O’Mara has done everything she can to put the past behind her. She doesn’t want any reminders of that horrific attack. Marcus Cutter still can’t forgive himself for the loss of his sister and he left everything behind to live a life he thinks he deserves. Now assigned as a bodyguard, the woman he is meant to protect is not what he expects. How will these two put their pasts behind them in order to save Jak’s life in the present?

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Chaysing Dreams

By: Jalpa Williby
#1 in Chaysing Trilogy

Tess Sanoby suffers through the same horrifying nightmare each night, as if High School and College isn’t difficult enough. She has no idea why she has these dreams, but as she starts trying to solve the mystery her life is turned upside down. Will she be able to survive and help keep her friends and family safe?

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The Secret Keeper

By: Kate Morton

Laurel witnessed a horrific event when she was sixteen. Fifty years later, she returns to her Mother’s side and decides to finally question what had happened. She gets to know a whole other side of her Mom, as she recounts the story of her life, WWII and the two people who changed her life forever.

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