Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Last Chance Library by Freya Sampson

The beloved library can't be shut down.

What will the people of Chalcot Library do without this meeting place and the books?

June worked as a library assistant and was a very shy, sheltered person.

Learning that the city was going to shut down the library was devastating to her. June knew nothing else.

Her library wasn't just about books, it was also about the people in the town having some place to go to socialize.

When some of the older patrons decided to fight about keeping the library, June joined in too.

THE LAST CHANCE LIBRARY is a sweet, feel-good read and has great characters.

Some are funny, some are feisty, and some are just loyal library patrons.

Fighting to keep libraries open is a great theme, and one that is echoing all around.

If you need a read that will make you smile, add this book to your reading queue.

It is a tribute to libraries, the comfort they provide for its patrons, and for everyone who uses the library for books and friendship.

I KNEW I was going to like this book, but I LOVED it!!  5/5

This book was given to me by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Monday, August 30, 2021

Books Read In August

 

A month of great books - how was YOUR month?


Mailbox Monday - 8/30/2021

 

 

Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week.

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Warning:  Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles, and humongous wish lists.

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Mailbox Monday, created by Marcia @A Girl and Her Books, has a permanent home now at MAILBOX MONDAY.

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Here is a shout out to the administrators:


Velvet @ vvb32reads

Serena @ Savvy Verse and Wit

Martha @ Reviews By Martha’s Bookshelf

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THANKS to everyone for keeping Mailbox Monday alive.

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I hope you had a good mailbox.

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On Tuesday, August 24, I received:

1.  THE YOUNGER WIFE by Sally Hepworth, courtesy if St. Martin's and NetGalley.


2.  LAST SEEN ALIVE by Joanne Schaffhausen, courtesy of St. Martin's and NetGalley.

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On Wednesday, August 25, I received:

1.  HIS LOVING WIFE by Miranda Smith, courtesy of Bookouture and NetGalley.

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It's Monday!! What Are YOU Reading? - 8/30/2021

                         
http://bookdate.blogspot.com/
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I hope you had a great reading week.
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This is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at BOOK DATE!

Post the books completed, the books you are currently reading, and the books you hope to finish at some point.
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Books Completed:
 
THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris - review will be on October 5.
 
Heartwrenching but very good.
 
 
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THE STOLEN LADY by Laura Morelli - review will be on September 21.
 
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BETTER TO TRUST by Heather Frimmer - review will be on September 20.
 
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THE KEEPER OF HAPPY ENDINGS by Barbara Davis - review will be on October 1.
 
Do NOT miss reading this gem.
 
 
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THE INHERITANCE by JoAnn Ross - review will be on September 11.
 
 
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NEVER SAW ME COMING by Vera Kurian - review will be on September 9.
 
Not a favorite.
 
 
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YOU BELONG HERE NOW by Dianna Rostad - review will be on September 8.
 
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DEFENDING BRITTA STEIN by Ronald H. Balson - review will be on September 7.
 
Ronald Balson fans do not want to miss this one.
 
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THE RIVIERA HOUSE by Natasha Lester - review is in the book's title.
 
A MUST read for historical fiction fans and art fans.
 
 
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 THE NECKLACE by Matt Witten - review will be on September 6.
 
 
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THE STRANGER BEHIND YOU by Carol Goodman - review is in the book's title.
 
 
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HOW TO KILL YOUR BEST FRIEND by Lexie Elliott - review is in the book's title.
 
 
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THE NIGHT SHE DISAPPEARED by Lisa Jewell - review will be on September 1.
 
 
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 THE LAST CHANCE LIBRARY by Freya Sampson - review will be on August 31.
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 WHERE I LEFT HER by Amber Garza - review is in the book's title.

 
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WHEN THE SUMMER WAS OURS by Roxanne Veletzos - review is in the book's title.

One to not miss...a different setting during WWII and after.

THE FAMILY PLOT by Megan Collins - review is in the book's title.
 
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Book Currently Reading:

HIS LOVING WIFE by Miranda Smith - review will be on October 4.
 
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Books Up Next:

NO ONE WILL MISS HER by Kat Rosenfield - review will be on October 11.
 
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THE MOTHER NEXT DOOR by Tara Laskowski - review will be on October 13.
 
  
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THE HIDDEN CHILD by Louise Fein - review will be on October 19.
 
 
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THE LAST CHECKMATE by Gabriella Saab - review will be on October 20.
 
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THE PILOT'S DAUGHTER by Meredith Jaeger - review will be on November 2.
 
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THE TALLY STICK by Carl Nixon- review will be on November 3.
 
 
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THE MONTH OF BORROWED DREAMS by Felicity Hayes-McCoy - review will be on November 4.
 
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ALL HER LITTLE SECRETS by Wanda M. Morris - review will be on November 5.
 
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NANNY DEAREST by Flora Collins - review will be on November 23.
 
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THE REPLACEMENT WIFE by Darby Kane - review will be on December 27.
 
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MY DARLING HUSBAND by Kimberly Bell - review will be on December 28.
 
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THE SORORITY MURDER by Allison Brennan - review will be on December 29.
 
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THE MAID by Nita Prose - review will be on January 4, 2022. 

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RECKLESS GIRLS by Rachel Hawkins - review will be on January 5, 2022.

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THE LAST HOUSE ON THE STREET by Diane Chamberlain - review will be on January 11, 2022.

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LAST SEEN ALIVE by Joanna Schaffhausen - review will be on January 25, 2022.
 
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THE NEXT SHIP HOME by Heather Webb - review will be on February 8, 2022.
 
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THE GOLDEN COUPLE by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkannen - review will be on March 8.
 
 
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THE YOUNGER WIFE by Sally Hepworth - review will be on April 5, 2022.
 
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LITTLE SOULS by Sandra Dallas - review will be on April 26, 2022.
 
 
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