Thursday, December 31, 2015

A Month of Faves December Blog Event - 12/31/15

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5 Favorites From {Your Blog} This Year

Thanks to these ladies for the month of fun:

 Tanya @ Girlxoxo 

 Andi @ Estella’s Revenge

 Tamara @ Traveling With T

I Enjoyed This Month Of Faves So Much!!

Thank you for hosting!!

I learned so much about other bloggers and found more books to add to my toppling TBR stack!!

Happy New Year!!   

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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/10/who-loves-books-set-in-paris_1.html
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/06/top-book-club-picks-in-may.html

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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/06/mailbox-monday-6115-bea-mailbox.html
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 http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/06/my-most-wanted-book-at-bea.html
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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

A Month of Faves December Blog Event - 12/30/15

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Favorite Book Covers From My Reads This Year...


Thanks to these ladies for the month of fun:

 Tanya @ Girlxoxo 

 Andi @ Estella’s Revenge

 Tamara @ Traveling With T

What did you like about each one?

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Oh my goodness...covers are my downfall!!  Covers pull me in!!

 http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/11/the-hundred-gifts-by-jennifer-scott.html
 I love this cover just because it is so sweet and inviting.
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 http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/10/chance-harbor-holly-robinson.html
I love the red umbrella and the walkway.
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 http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/09/review-and-giveawy-of-curious-beginning.html
Love the Victorian charm of the street and the dress.
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 This cover is just so cute...colors, flowers, and the bike.
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 http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/09/house-of-thieves-by-charles-belfoure.html
This cover just fits the book's title.  I also love the stone sidewalk and the fog.
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 http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/07/the-girl-who-wrote-in-silk-by-kelli.html 
This cover is just gorgeous in every way.
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/06/tiny-little-thing-by-beatriz-williams.html 
I love the dress and the vintage look.
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/05/little-black-lies-by-sharon-bolton.html 
The cover just looks mysterious.
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/03/night-night-sleep-tight-by-hallie-ephron.html
Who doesn't like pearls? 
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 http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/03/mist-of-midnight-by-sandra-byrd.html 
Another mysterious, beautiful scene.
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/02/a-memory-of-violets-by-hazel-gaynor.html 
So delicate and pretty.
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-secret-of-magic-by-deborah-johnson.html
I love any book with a typewriter on the cover.  A typing teacher's fetish. :)
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/02/war-of-wives-by-tamar-cohen.html
I just love the dresses.
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http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/05/review-and-giveaway-of-secret-life-of.html

How couldn't you like this cover?  A cruise ship and a lady waiting for something.  :)
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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

A TWO Book Giveaway...













To celebrate the paperback release of THE SECRETS OF MIDWIVES, Katie Bassel of St. Martin's is offering ONE lucky USA reader a paperback copy of both books:

THE SECRETS OF MIDWIVES
 

AND

THE THINGS WE KEEP




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My Review of THE SECRETS OF MIDWIVES: 

Three women, three generations, common interests, but mostly secrets.

Floss, Grace, and Neva are grandmother, mother, and daughter.  They all are midwives, and they have secrets that they have held a short time, secrets they have held for their entire lives, and most importantly secrets that they do not want to have to reveal.  The secrets are personal secrets and not secrets about midwifery.  These secrets bring the characters close together but also far apart. 

THE SECRETS OF MIDWIVES is a wonderful book addressing family relationships and how the delivering of babies is something so personal and intimate that a midwife can't help but become involved with her patients. 

You will love the wonderful mix of characters.  All the characters are loveable and all are characters you will want to get to know better, characters you will admire, and characters you will miss once the book has ended.​

Women's fiction fans won't want to stop reading THE SECRETS OF MIDWIVES for many reasons.  The main reason being that you will find yourself bonding with every character and feeling as though you are sharing the pain and joy along with them.

If you are like me, you will have tears throughout the book as you become involved with the characters and enjoy the smooth, enjoyable, delightful writing style of Ms. Hepworth. 

Don't miss reading THE SECRETS OF MIDWIVES.  4/5
 
This book was given to me free of charge and without compensation by the publisher in return for an honest review.

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THE GIVEAWAY

Contest has ended, and the winner is April - #20!! 

CONGRATS!!

Thanks to all who entered!!

December 29 - January 5

USA ONLY

Best of Luck!!

Enter Here
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A Month of Faves December Blog Event - 12/29/15

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Top 10 Books that Blew My Mind This Year...

Thanks to these ladies for the month of fun:

 Tanya @ Girlxoxo 

 Andi @ Estella’s Revenge

 Tamara @ Traveling With T

Squee worthy reads:

It is difficult to only choose 10, but I am going to try to choose books I haven't mentioned yet. 

1.  A Memory of Violets by Hazel Gaynor

2. Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal

3.  Summer at Hideaway Key by Barbara Davis.

4.  The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell

5.  A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable

6.  The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams

7.  The Promise of Home by Darcie Chan

8.  The Girl Who Wrote In Silk by Kelli Estes

9.  The Sound of Glass by Karen White

10. The Reluctant Midwife by Patricia Harmon