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Book Review: Beneath by H.B. Moore

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I would have to say this short story has a lot of excitement packed into. As being a short story, the author H.B. Moore had to develop the characters right from the start.

Chalice Stratford was starting a new job, she was in the witness protection program and of course didn’t expect anything to happy. Nice simple low key job in a museum, sounds fair that it would be simple.
But it wasn’t.
I like these story’s where there is a twist and if you like the story, you want to read more of the series. I cant wait to read then next book. Finding Sheba.
Great clean book.

What the book is about:

Chalice Stratford’s hands won’t stop shaking. Since the serial killer who tortured her is still at large, she’s had to enter the witness protection program and give up the medical practice that required her steady hand. Now she is working in a museum in Bordeaux, France, and doing her best to keep a low profile.

On the first day of her new job, the last thing she expects is to be abducted in a theft gone wrong. But Omar Zagouri, the man behind the heist, is more than he appears, and Chalice soon discovers that he might be the one man who can put her demons to rest.

 

About the Author:

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 Heather B. Moore is a USA Today bestselling author of more than a dozen historical novels and thrillers, written under pen name H.B. Moore. She writes women’s fiction, romance and inspirational non-fiction under Heather B. Moore. This can all be confusing, so her kids just call her Mom. Heather attended Cairo American College in Egypt, the Anglican School of Jerusalem in Israel, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in Utah.

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Literary awards: 3-time Best of State Recipient for Best in Literary Arts, 3-time Whitney Award Winner, and 2-time Golden Quill Award Winner

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“I’m wondering what to read next.” — Matilda, Roald Dahl

Book Review and Giveaway; Passing Through Perfect

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Passing through Perfect by Bette Lee Crosby

It’s 1946. The war is over. Millions of American soldiers are coming home and Benjamin Church is one of them. After four years of being away he thought things in Alabama would have changed, but they haven’t. Grinder’s Corner is as it’s always been—a hardscrabble burp in the road. It’s not much, but it’s home.

When Benjamin attends a harvest festival in Twin Pines, he catches sight of Delia. Before their first dance ends, he knows for certain she’s the one. They fall madly in love; happily, impatiently, imprudently, in love. It doesn’t matter that her daddy is staunchly opposed to the thought of his daughter marrying a cotton farmer, never mind a poor one.

It’s true Benjamin has little to offer; he’s a sharecropper who will spend his whole life sweating and slaving to do little more than put food on the table. But that’s how things are in Alabama. Benjamin is better off than most; he has a wife, a boy he adores, and a house that doesn’t leak rain. Yes, Benjamin considers himself a lucky man until the fateful night that changes everything.

Reviewer Praise

“Passing Through Perfect is not the kind of novel that excels in pat answers, simple characters, and calm progressive events – and this is evident from the first paragraph, which opens with a punch and keeps on emotionally slugging… Southern fiction writing at its best: spiritually infused, warm, and family-oriented…” Midwest Book Review, Diane Donovan’s Shelf

“A heartwarming tale that shows both the good and bad found in mankind… Highly Recommended to those who enjoy historical fiction.” Inspired Kathy, I am a Reader

“Author Bette Lee Crosby’s characters take on heartbreak and oppression with dignity, courage, and a shaken but strong faith in a better tomorrow” Indie Reader

An uplifting story of family, love, kindness and hope, despite some people’s less than commendable behavior and attitudes.” Between the Lines

 

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Excerpt

“When the heart of a man gets pulled loose he starts dying. I started dying a year ago, and I’m still working on it. I ain’t going all at once; I’m going piece by piece.”

“The sheriff recognized Benjamin. He’d done work for Missus Haledon, and he’d done a good job. He painted their back fence and repaired a broken window in the storage shed. He was blacker than most but known for being polite, unlike the smart-mouthed coloreds who lived on the far side of Bakerstown.”

“As he sat at the kitchen table and drank a glass of sweet tea with his daddy, her ghost slid in alongside of them. It was a sadness neither of them wanted to speak of.”

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Author Bette Lee Crosby

Award-winning novelist Bette Lee Crosby shares the storytelling charm of her Southern Mama in tales that are both heartrending and heartwarming. She is best known for her creation of characters that readers find unforgettable.

Passing through Perfect is Crosby’s tenth novel and the third book in the Wyattsville Series that began with the USA Today Bestseller Spare Change. Her work was first recognized in 2006 when she received The National League of American Pen Women Award for a then unpublished manuscript. Since then, she has gone on to win another twenty literary awards, including the Royal Palm Literary Award, the Reviewer’s Choice Award, the FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal and the 2014 Reader’s Favorite Gold Medal.

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Book Review: The Best is Yet to Come by Tamie Dearen

The Best is Yet to ComeThe Best is Yet to Come by Tamie Dearen

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This was a sweet short story romance. I really like the book, I loved the way the author brought in the characters.

He is a billionaire nearing 50 years old, hasn’t been married yet, hasn’t found anyone to match his interest. His Executive Assistant is leaving him, and he needs a new Assistant. He isn’t happy that she is leaving him.

here are a few characters in this story and it goes really quick, I followed the book well and now of course I need to real all the books she wrote. If like a fun romance and something a little different I think you would like this book and series.

This was a Kindle book that I found on Amazon to read.

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What this book is about From Goodreads:

This free novella is a prequel and adjunct for Her Best Match, run to read before or after the novel. It is a short look inside the head of billionaire Steven Gherring, who likes to control everything in his life. But just when he thinks nothing could ever surprise him, he meets Anne Best. His response to her surprises even himself! This is a quick read with sassy characters and lots of laughs. The book includes the first chapter of Her Best Match, as a preview.

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The Best Is Yet to Come: A Romantic Comedy (The Best Girls Book 0)
Her Best Match: A Romantic Comedy (The Best Girls Book 1)

 

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About this Author:

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About this author
I don’t really write romance novels. I write PG rated Romantic Comedies and Young Adult Fantasy. I love writing. I also love playing musical instruments, singing, song-writing, and painting. My day job involves a bit of sculpting and carving.


I live with my very romantic husband of thirty-one years. Although our daughters are grown and married, we’ve never had an empty nest. The house is constantly full of young people. Some are temporary residents. Some come to share meals or swim. Some just come to hang out. But the constant flow of young folks in and out of the house brings joy and excitement to our home and inspiration for writing.

I met my husband as a freshman in college when I acted out of character on a whim. One night in the library lobby, I spied a cute guy with his first name written on the back of his shirt. I called out his name. When he approached to talk to me, I pretended that I’d met him before, asking about his classes and how he liked college. To my surprise and delight, he also pretended that he knew me, but of course he didn’t know my name. We continued this false relationship for two months. Each time we saw each other, an event that occurred three times per week at the cafeteria, he would pretend he knew me. Meanwhile, all of my friends were careful not to reveal my name to him. When he finally admitted his ignorance of my name, he was astonished to learn the truth. And the rest is history.

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“I’m wondering what to read next.” — Matilda, Roald Dahl

How I Fall & How I Fly by Anne Elliot Book Review

How I flyA two-book series by the bestselling author of Almost and Unmaking Hunter Kennedy.

How I Fall by Anne Eliot

*WHAT IF YOU HAD AN IMPOSSIBLE CRUSH?*
Impossible because she’s Ellen Foster. The beautiful, smart, and possibly fragile photography-girl. You’re Cam Campbell. The guy who plays football 24/7 with no life. But what if during junior year, you decide to finally try for her phone number—until this glitter-crazed new girl ruins your plan. Worse, the girl is Irish, awkward, and insists you and Ellen should become best friends—with her! Only, you don’t want to be friends with a human tornado, and you think Ellen might need to stay a crush. This is because after one interaction you’ve discovered Ellen Foster really is fragile. Your problems and secrets are too big for anyone to understand.

*WHAT IF YOU COULDN’T RESIST?*
But what if the three of you wind up assigned to a group photography project, where rumors are already circling about the new girl being ridiculous? You know she’s nice but very alone, so you convince your crush to help protect the new girl. Suddenly, working on the project makes hanging out, texting, talking—and even high school—seem fun and completely normal when it’s anything but normal.

*WHAT IF YOU KISS?*
What if you kiss Ellen Foster and it’s perfect enough to make you believe in things you shouldn’t. You tell her secrets and share your dreams. You make the kinds of promises and create plans to be together that might be impossible to keep when you’re only sixteen and your parents control your entire future, but… WHAT IF YOU HURT HER?

 

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Praise for How I Fall

“How I Fall captures exactly how a high school crush feels. You can have endless long days—days that feel exactly the same—and then in one moment a little thing changes, a conversation finally happens, and suddenly there’s a new friend group formed where relationships are suddenly ‘on’! I loved this book (How I Fall) and I’ve already read the sequel, How I Fly as ARC. You will laugh, you will cry and you will fall so in love with Ellen and Cam’s story.” ~Becca H. Teen book blogger.

“Anne Eliot writes the sweetest first kisses. She also does those book boyfriends you can’t get out of your head. Cam Campbell in How I Fall doesn’t disappoint, nor does the awesome first kiss.” ~Judith, I Love YA Fiction, Blog

 

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*WHAT IF IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON…?*
Over six months after an accident that broke her legs as well as removed her boyfriend from her life—because Cam Campbell left town and dumped her—high school senior, Ellen Foster, wants to move past her broken heart. She’s off to attend a summer photography workshop at a real university along with her best friends. Ellen’s determined to find a new love—or at least a summer boyfriend. In the dorm, she meets Harrison Shaw. He’s a handsome photography student, a charmer who likes her, and a perfect way to forget her past.

*WHAT IF IT ALL GOES PERFECTLY…?*
Ellen thinks she has everything she wants. Her summer program couldn’t be better. She’s half in love with Harrison Shaw, and she’s going after her next scholarship. But when she kisses Harrison, she can only remember how Cam Campbell used kiss her better, sweeter, and how he used to make her feel like she could fly…

*WHAT IF SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT…?*
When Cam shows up at the university it’s a shock, especially to Ellen’s new boyfriend. Cam’s distant, different and very afraid to hurt Ellen again. He asks Ellen if they could be friends despite the past and how they’ve both changed and Ellen agrees. But after all they’ve been through, can Cam and Ellen ever be just friends?

*WHAT IF…?*

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Anne EliotAuthor Anne Eliot

Anne Eliot is the author of the, How I Fall/How I Fly two book series, and bestselling, young adult teen issue romances, Almost and Unmaking Hunter Kennedy. She loves writing about teens who live outside the ordinary and she’s devoted to stories about teens who live outside the ordinary but who also get to find sweet first kisses and first loves.

Anne resides in Colorado with a very patient husband, two teens of her own whom she adores (an some teens near and far thanks to hosting many exchange students) who are all growing up too fast.

 

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Saturday Date Night

Well going to sleep. Tonight we are going to see Howie Mandel. I am so excited as I have never seen him in person before. I have seen him on TV, Bobby’s World which was an awesome show. We love watching him on America’s Got Talent. So this will be exciting to see.  We have great seats and I am hoping to sneak a few pictures. I think we will have a great time. Before the show we are going to have an early dinner. We haven’t had a Saturday night date night in years!!

I found this picture of him on the web. I will have to find out what it is about, but looks funny:

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I am so positive that Howie Mandel will be awesome, how could he not? I am trying to decided what to wear, I feel like a teenager going to a rock concert! This will be so much fun. 

Well have a great Saturday. I am hoping to get a book review up this weekend, as I have two books to write about. Of course I will write how the show went with Howie. 

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