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Review: When the Men Were Gone

By on October 10, 2018

Story: When the Men Were Gone by Marjorie Herrara Lewis is based on the true story of Tylene Wilson. Tylene has faced many different forms of loss throughout her life, and when the idea of losing a football season presents itself due to WWII taking all able-bodied males, she recognizes…


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Review: The Secrets We Carried

By on September 28, 2018

One night is all it takes for Quinn’s life to change completely. One night that turns into years of pain, grief, and guilt. She managed to escape once, but she’s back now to face the demons that continue to haunt her. Demons that have cost her love, happiness, and…


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Review: The Secret of the Irish Castle

By on September 12, 2018

SPOILER ALERT: The Secret of the Irish Castle is part of a series. Details from prior books may be revealed in the review below.

Story: The Secret of the Irish Castle – the third book in the Deverill Chronicle trilogy features the earliest and latest generations of the Deverill family. With WWII…

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Review: The Marzipan Fruit Basket

By on September 11, 2018

I received a signed copy of The Marzipan Fruit Basket by Lucy E.M. Black from Inanna Publications in exchange for an honest review. This is the second of Black’s published works that LQ has reviewed to date; if you’re interested, Joli wrote a review of Black’s novel Eleanor Courtown a…


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Review: The Boy at the Keyhole

By on September 10, 2018

I received a copy of The Boy at the Keyhole from Hanover Square Press in exchange for an honest review. Want your own copy? LQ is doing a **GIVEAWAY** for this novel! Tweet at us & TLC Book Tours with #LQKeyholeGiveaway or comment below telling us what you like…


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Review: Another Woman’s Husband

By on September 5, 2018

Story: Author Gill Paul shares two stories in Another Woman’s Husband. One is the story of Wallis Warfield and Mary Kirk, two friends who meet at summer camp and go on to lead separate but intertwined lives in the first half of the 20th century. The other is of Rachel…


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Review: When the Lights Go Out

By on September 4, 2018

When the Lights Go Out is a captivating suspense novel by Mary Kubica, written from the alternating perspectives of two young women: Jessie, a teenage girl trudging through the pain and sorrow of her mother’s impending last breath, and Eden, a woman desperate for a child but struggling to…


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Review: Vox

By on August 31, 2018

The average person speaks 16,000 words a day. Imagine if you were limited to just 100. Such is the case for women in Christina Dalcher’s new novel Vox. Like many feminist dystopias, it brings to life a future both thought-provoking and horrifying. I couldn’t resist picking it up, and…

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Review: Eleanor Courtown

By on August 27, 2018

Eleanor Courtown pulled me in and made me glad I signed up to be on this book tour! It’s been a while since I’ve read something that I’d consider a girly historical fiction book, and this definitely satisfied my want for something in that genre.

The story is set in…


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Review: Designer You

By on August 24, 2018

Story: An all-too-realistic tale, Designer You by Sarahlyn Bruck is a story about Pam and Grace Wheeler – a mother-daughter duo whose world is turned upside down when their husband/father dies tragically. Nate was the most important person in both of these women’s lives, and Bruck shares the struggle and…

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