Tag: Adult


The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

  With cooler nights finally coming around here in Northern Illinois, a little Gothic suspense sounded good with the impending change in season–and Stephen Giles’ The Boy at the Keyhole certainly fit the bill. Set in the early 1960s in small town England, nine-year-old Samuel wants nothing more than for his mother to return home […]

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Good Time Cowboy by Maisey Yates – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

    There’s just something about the worlds that Maisey Yates creates, featuring characters in two picturesque Oregon towns of Gold Valley and Copper Ridge, that grabs my attention and has me interested from the start. Her romances always feature a fiesty heroine and a smooth talking cowboy, but both always have their problems and […]

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Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

After loving J.T. Ellison’s last book, Lie To Me, I was very eager to read her latest mystery/thriller, Tear Me Apart. Featuring  17-year-old skiing champion Mindy Wright who crashes, breaking her leg and then the doctors find she has an aggressive form of leukemia during her surgery. But when they test her parents for stem […]

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After Nightfall by A.J. Banner – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

Marissa Parlette is an elementary school speech therapist, and she’s newly engaged to the man of her dreams–who happens to be the father of one of her patients that she’s successfully helped at school. To announce their engagement, Marissa and EMT Nathan gather their close friends and family for a dinner party, but the night […]

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Honeysuckle Dreams by Denise Hunter – #TLCBookTours Review

  Honeysuckle Dreams is a great novel about friends entering into a marriage of convenience, and in this case it’s so a father can gain custody of the child that he thought was his from his now deceased ex-wife. I’ve never read a Denise Hunter book, but I was instantly drawn into the small southern community […]

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It Takes Death to Reach a Star by Stu Jones and Gareth Worthington – #TLCBookTours Review

  Wow. Just wow. I haven’t read anything sci-fi or dystopian in a while, so I had zero expectations going in to It Takes Death to Reach a Star by Stu Jones and Gareth Worthington. The blurb sounded interesting and what I found inside of the pages was phenomenally well-thought out, researched, and executed. Set two […]

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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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Blackout by @Alex Segura – @TLCBookTours Review

  After reading a lot of contemporary fiction geared towards women lately, I didn’t know how much I needed to sink my teeth into a gritty, hard-boiled thrilling mystery. Alex Segura’s last installment in the Pete Fernandez Mystery series, Dangerous Ends, was my first introduction to this fantastically rich and dirty look at the seedy underbelly […]

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The Garden of Blue Roses by Michael Barsa – #TLCBookTours Review and Giveaway

I really enjoy psychological horror, and it’s been some time since I’ve delved into one. Michael Barsa’s debut, The Garden of Blue Roses looks deep at the adult son and daughter of a famous horror writer, just after their parents died in a car accident. While it was deemed an accident, the question remains to […]

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Matchmaking For Beginners by Maddie Dawson – #TLCBookTours Review

  I really loved Maddie Dawson’s previous book, The Survivor’s Guide To Family Happiness, so I just knew that I had to dig into her next novel. Matchmaking For Beginners is full of warmth amongst the dark times, finding joy in the bad, and finding strength in times of helplessness. Twenty-nine year old Marnie thinks her […]

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