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Beezley by Kathy Smart

Librarian Laura's Review of Beezley Beezley is a sweet children's story filled with loveable animal characters of many types. Along with an entertaining, well-written story, and realistic illustrations on each page, Beezley provides an uplifting message to readers that its okay to look different and to be unique. Beezley, a bumblebee, is feeling down on… Continue reading Beezley by Kathy Smart

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The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews

The Homewreckers is Mary Kay Andrews's 30th novel. I would classify it as Southern Chick Lit / Romantic Suspense. The romance is all closed door and there is some harsh language used at times, but overall it's a pretty clean beach read. A beach house restoration project for a reality tv show turns into a… Continue reading The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews

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Ten Trends to Seduce Your Bestfriend by Penny Reid

When Penny Reid writes something...anything...I am eagerly and excitedly waiting to devour it whole. Her newest release is over 500 pages long, and I still devoured it in a few short days. Prior to reading Ten Trends to Seduce your Bestfriend, my top book boyfriend of the Penny-verse was one Cletus Byron Winston. However, the… Continue reading Ten Trends to Seduce Your Bestfriend by Penny Reid

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Almost Forty by Amanda Kay

Amanda Kay's debut novel came along in a very timely way for me, as I'm almost forty myself. This story is a perfect genre mixture of women's fiction, romantic comedy, and domestic fiction. Almost Forty is a novel of second chances, heartache and healing, and the ability to get through tough times with the help… Continue reading Almost Forty by Amanda Kay

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Love on the Lake by Helena Hunting

Love on the Lake, a beautiful small town standalone romance filled with laughter and tears from New York Times bestselling author Helena Hunting, is live now! Teagan Firestone has always been the dutiful daughter, especially since her mom died. But as her father finally begins to move on, it’s her turn to do the same.… Continue reading Love on the Lake by Helena Hunting

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Group Therapy by BB Easton

"A swoon inducing romance penned in the way only BB can—with the perfect amount of witty humor and spice. Loved it!"—Kate Stewart, USA Today Bestselling Author Group Therapy, a brand new steamy and laugh-out-loud rom-com from Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author BB Easton is now available! From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 44… Continue reading Group Therapy by BB Easton

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Homecoming King by Penny Reid

Penny, Penny, Penny...I can't get enough of your creative work! I would probably enjoy reading your grocery lists. I just finished my early copy of this one yesterday, and I am still thinking about the insane chemistry between Abby and Rex. Penny Reid has a knack for creating unique, memorable characters. She has also ratcheted… Continue reading Homecoming King by Penny Reid

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Books Read in 2021: Total 206

January The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia QuinnThe Marriage Code by Brooke BurroughsThe Nature of Fragile Things by Susan MeissnerLove Songs for Skeptics by Christina PishirisPappyland by Wright ThompsonForever, Never, Always by Hanna HoltHow to Fail at Flirting by Denise Williams (audio)Stupid Love by Tara WyattThe Survivors by Jane Harper (audio)Vince by Amanda Shelley… Continue reading Books Read in 2021: Total 206

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Librarian Laura’s Best of 2021

Happy New Year!⁠In 2021, I read a total of 206 books. ⁠Here are my Best of 2021 books (in no particular order): ⁠⭐Reckless Girls by @ladyhawkins⁠⭐Reminders of Him by @colleenhoover⁠⭐Part of Your World by @authorabbyjimenez⁠⭐The Lost Village by @wednesdaysten⁠⭐The Suite Spot by @trishdoller⁠⭐Totally Folked by @reidromance⁠⭐The Soulmate Equation by @christinalauren⁠⭐We Are the Brennans by @tracey_lange⁠⭐The… Continue reading Librarian Laura’s Best of 2021

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A Cross-Country Christmas by Courtney Walsh

About the Book Lauren Richmond isn’t a fan of Christmas. Which is why she rarely makes the trip home to the Midwest for the holidays. After all, she has plenty to keep her busy—namely, her duties as a set decorator on a TV sitcom. But this December, Lauren's brother and his wife are expecting a… Continue reading A Cross-Country Christmas by Courtney Walsh