Bookish Life: Love Letters to Carolyn Brown

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I made a vow that I would not get out any library books until I finished reading all the books I own still yet unread… Well, that didn’t happen. I was out at our local waterfront festival when a friend decided we should stop at the library on our way home. I couldn’t just sit there and do nothing–who could when surrounded by books?—so I went hunting for a novel or two of my own.

Now our library doesn’t get new books very often due to it being such a small town with a small budget, and having lived here for years I naturally have read most of the older novels that interested me. Now I just look for the ones with the least amount of wear showing on their spines when I don’t feel like putting much effort into finding a book. Continue reading “Bookish Life: Love Letters to Carolyn Brown”

Teaser Tuesday: The Cowboy’s Mail Order Bride by Carolyn Brown

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The Cowboy’s Mail Order Bride by Carolyn Brown

“There is something about a letter that you can hold in your hands even after sixty years and still experience the emotions you felt that day. An email doesn’t have the same feel.”

With the sound of her voice lingering in his head… he went on to write three pages before he closed with a heart symbol and his signature. He looked it over and understood why his grandmother had such an infatuation with those old letters. There was something very personal, very heartfelt, romantic –if he could face that word–about putting words on paper.


Around the Blogosphere: Days of Daemon Black


For those of you who may not know, one of my favourite authors is Jennifer L Armentrout. I discovered this author back in 2011 when I joined a book blogger chat that she was occasionally involved with. I’ve reviewed her books and written other posts about her career, but this post is actually about a contest she is currently holding on her website called “12 Days of Daemon Black” promoting her Lux series. Continue reading “Around the Blogosphere: Days of Daemon Black”

Book Review: Twins under his tree by Karen Rose Smith

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Synopsis: Troy Wescott asked his friend Mitch Cortega to watch over his wife while he was overseas… Unfortunately, Troy did not come back. The ex-combat surgeon finds himself rushing the widowed Lily to the hospital and staying with her as she gives birth to twin girls. Trying to keep his promise to Troy while fighting his attraction for Lily, Mitch has a few personal demons of his own to battle. Can love concur all? Continue reading “Book Review: Twins under his tree by Karen Rose Smith”