Author Archives: splendidsummer

MASK

Tiffany is sixteen and nearly on the streets when she meets a stranger who draws her into an unexpected world. She resists at first but it’s as if a magnetic force keeps pulling her towards him. He’s standing behind me. … Continue reading

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Christmas In July Giveaway Hop Winner

Jayne T is the winner of the Christmas in July Giveaway Hop’s $10.00 Amazon gift card. Thank you all for stopping by and commenting. And thank you to Laurie for another great Giveaway Hop. May you all have everything you’re … Continue reading

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Christmas in July Giveaway Hop — A Christmas Feral & $10.00 Amazon Gift Card

“Think where man’s glory most begins and ends.  And say my glory was I had such friends.”  William Butler Yeats Wouldn’t it suck to live without friends who recommend books?  One of my favorite poets, Yeats, was recommended by a … Continue reading

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Love and Other Drugs

This movie energetically explains the emergence of Viagra through the eyes of a pharmaceutical rep played by Jake Gyllennhall and his girlfriend with a cause, played by Anne Hathaway. It’s a lively script and the characters are complex and believable. … Continue reading

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MEWOW

“He has money. I like money. The whole universe came into balance when we met.” a model says about a designer at a 1920s fashion show. When the designer dies several minutes later, the detective team of Grace, Jack, and … Continue reading

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Winner Midsummer’s Giveaway Hop & Happy 4th of July!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the Midsummer’s Giveaway Hop. It was great to read the fun things you’re looking forward to — beach, travel, Leakycon (Lucky you!), movies, playing slots in Atlantic City, and of course reading books:) … Continue reading

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This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl

If you’ve heard of The Fault in our Stars, (and if you haven’t, drop everything and begin reading it because it’s an AMAZING book), you’ll appreciate the journal of Esther Earl, the girl who inspired The Fault in Our Stars. … Continue reading

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Midsummer’s Eve Giveaway Hop

“I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” The Great Gatsby I know spring is the proverbial season of renewal but I love this quote from The Great Gatsby because the summer always seems … Continue reading

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Garfield — Recipes with Cattitude — Bargain $0.99

Enjoy Garfield — Recipes with Cattitude at the Bargain Price of $0.99 by clicking on the image above or the link below: Garfield…Recipes with Cattitude! Cookbook (Everyday Cookbook Collection)

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9 Lives to Live

Something sinister invades a shoe dealers’ convention where Grace hopes to pick up free samples. As quickly as her pumps can carry her, Grace is off with Jack, and their magical cool cats, Tatania and Zeus, investigating a conventioneer’s wife’s … Continue reading

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