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NEVER UNFRIENDED by Lisa-Jo Baker

Lisa-Jo Baker has been an inspiration to me ever since I read Surprised by Motherhood a  few years back. I was then (I still am!) a struggling new mother and Lisa-Jo’s words spoke volumes of comfort and encouragement as I battled with self-criticism and never-ending sleepiness. This time, Lisa-Jo once more sends out her comforting and truthful words to the world as her newest book, Never Unfriended, is being launched today. Yes, today, this very day as I am writing this post. I don’t know how to begin describing Never Unfriended. I immediately started reading the book the very moment I rece...
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LOVELESS. CHILDLESS. CLUELESS. by Miren B. Flores

Summary from Goodreads: Standing amidst the wreckage of a fifteen-year relationship, Anna finds herself single, unmarried, childless and, at the rickety age of thirty-five, trying desperately to pick up the pieces. There’s a lot of crying and punching, a trip or two, and a list of things to do and be to get her self back. There’s the heady scent of a (possible) spankin’ new man sparring with the memory of the boy who first captured her heart—and may have stomped all over it. But what would she know? After all, here she is—loveless, childless, and totally, utterly clueless. *** I rea...
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[Blog Tour] WAITING IN THE WINGS by Tara Frejas

* Waiting in the Wings by Tara Frejas Genre: Romance / NA / Contemporary Release Date: February 21, 2017 SYNOPSIS: At twenty-three, theatre actress Erin Javier has yet to fall in love or kiss a boy offstage, away from the klieg lights. She is the perfect leading lady—whose heart men would fight for, win, and protect—unfortunately, only until the curtains fall and the lights go down. In real life, Erin is a certified NBSB whose heart has been hoping for a song to dance to for quite some time. But when two (two!) men enter from stage left and right, Erin is confused. Who deserves to...
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THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING by Joan Didion

I read this book in November last year and I remember thinking how apt the Halloween season was for this kind of read. The Year of Magical Thinking is Joan Didion's personal account of loss, grief, and pain as she dealt with her husband's sudden death while her only daughter was in a coma battling for her life. Joan Didion's narrative is something to speak highly about, her prose crisp and matter of fact. I have heard too many good things about Joan Didion and her novel Play It As It Lays is on my wishlist shelf for some time now. If it were not for the book bingo challenge I joined (but di...
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[Blog Tour] KEEP THE FAITH by Ana Tejano: Author Interview + Giveaway!

Book Title: Keep the Faith Release Date: July 31, 2016 Author: Ana Tejano As a community development worker, Faith was quite familiar with heartbreak and recovery after all the time she spent on disaster relief missions. So when her five-year relationship ends right before she left for a mission trip to a typhoon-stricken town in Iloilo, she tries not to make a big deal out of it. How can she be broken up about a breakup when she’s with people who literally lost everything? But now that she’s back, all Faith wants is for her life to go back to normal and have people stop looking at her...
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