AUGUST BOOKISH FAVORITES- 21/8/2017

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Hello my beautiful friends! After two posts traveling the world with Agatha Christie, we are back to our regular programming with this week’s version of Friday Bookish Favorites for a little inspiration for your weekend.                                               WHAT I AM READING   “There’s rich, there’s filthy rich, and then there’s crazy reach”  (People)   This fabulous book!   “When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in…

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FRIDAY BOOKISH FAVORITES: Traveling the World with Agatha Christie | PART 2

Agatha Christie adventure books

Hello and happy Friday! How is your summer going? As promised, here is the second part of my summer recommendations if you are interested in reading a new Agatha Christie book. If you want to see my first three recommended books (Egypt, south coast of England and Iraq), click here. So, if you are heading to your vacation or you just want to spend a lazy summer afternoon with a good mystery, keep on reading!   Let’s start with the one with the “most exotic” title…        …

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FRIDAY BOOKISH FAVORITES: The Summer with Agatha Christie edition

Friday bookish Favorites - Agatha Christie

Happy Friday my friends and welcome to S.U.M.M.E.R!!!!!! Today, I have a very special edition for you! For this week’s Friday Favorites,  I have compiled a list of my favorite Agatha Christie books that I think will be perfect for your summer reading! They are part of her “foreign travel”  books taking place in exotic locations and they will satisfy your wanderlust until your own vacation!   Let’s start with one of the most famous of her books. If you are new to her work, this is a wonderful book…

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FRIDAY BOOKISH FAVORITES: APRIL 7, 2017

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Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the first edition of my Friday Bookish Favorites!                                               I hope I inspire you and bring a little beauty in your everyday lives! BOOK I AM READING   I was searching for a good cozy murder mystery series and Amazon recommended this book to me. When I found out that it is taking place in an island in the South,…

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A PRESENCE OF ABSENCE : A REVIEW OF BOOK 1 #THEODENSESERIES

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“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear”. C.S. Lewis   Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome to my stop on the blog tour and review of the first book in The Odense Series called A Presence of Absence by two authors,  Sarah Surgey and Emma Vestrheim.     But, first things first. Although the book takes place in two countries, England and Denmark, this is where the murders take place: Odense, Denmark.         Odense is the birthplace of our beloved Hans Christian…

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AN AMERICAN POLITICAL FAMILY IN THE ’60s: A review of TINY LITTLE THING by BEATRIZ WILLIAMS

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TINY LITTLE THING by BEATRIZ WILLIAMS                                                 SYNOPSIS   “In the summer of 1966, Christina Hardcastle–“Tiny” to her illustrious family–stands on the brink of a breathtaking future. Of the three Schuyler sisters, she’s the one raised to marry a man destined for leadership, and with her elegance and impeccable style, she presents a perfect camera-ready image in the dawning age of television politics. Together she and her…

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