Genre: Adoption

Average Rating: 4.08


What She Gave Away by Catharaine Riggs – #TLCBookTours Review

    Moving right along with my streak of completely unlikable and unsympathetic characters headlining novels, I’ve moved on to the fantastically dark and devious debut What She Gave Away by Catharine Riggs. Featuring two timelines and two first person points of view with female protagonists that are polar opposites, I highly enjoyed the manipulations […]

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You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart – #TLCBookTours Review

Having really enjoyed Nicole Baart’s previous book, Little Broken Things, I was eager to read her next novel. I devoured You Were Always Mine in one day, and I was immersed in this family drama/murder mystery. School teacher Jessica and family practitioner Evan have been separated for several months, sharing custody of their older biological […]

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A Handbook for Beautiful People by Jennifer Spruit – #TLCBookTours Review

  I don’t think that I’ve read anything as raw, gritty, or gut-wrenchingly helpless and emotional as A Handbook for Beautiful People. Featuring Marla, a twenty-two year-old woman who has partial fetal alcohol syndrome thanks to an alcoholic/drug abusing mother who practically abandoned her and her deaf brother to foster care when they were young, […]

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Good Neighbors by Joanne Serling – #TLCBookTours Review

  In Joanne Serling’s debut novel, Good Neighbors, four suburban families strive to put up a perfect front for each other, all while hiding secrets that could shatter this perfect image. Told from the point of view of Nicole, a stay-at-home mother to two grade-school-aged boys and wife to a perfectionist husband, the seemingly tight […]

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The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

  I really enjoyed Kate Hamer’s The Girl in the Red Coat as the mystery/thriller pulled at my heartstrings while it dealt with a mother whose son had been kidnapped. The author has changed gears a little with her next novel, The Doll Funeral, and has headed into the territory of blending multiple genres successfully. While […]

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The Survivor’s Guide To Family Happiness by Maddie Dawson – Blog Tour Review and Giveaway

  The Survivor’s Guide To Family Happiness is a book about finding your family, whether you’re related genetically or not, and the sacrifices that you have to make to be with them. Thirty-five-year old Nina Popkin has just lost her adoptive mother–the only mother she’s ever known–and she’s left with an emptyness after caring for her sick […]

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