Between A Book and a Hard Place by Denise Swanson

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Photo Credit: NAL March 1st 2016

This book was sent to Traveling With T for review consideration.

Between A Book and a Hard Place

Shadow Bend is getting good news- it’s getting back it’s library! (Book readers rejoice!)

Dev is happy about the library, but not happy when she realizes how the funds were found to re-open the library. Her mother’s new husband is the man with the money- and Dev is still angry at her mother for how she acted after the ordeal that sent Dev’s father to jail years ago.

So, Dev tries to stay busy and not associate with her mom too much. But, when Jett meets the Grim Reaper- Dev decides to help Yvette- as she worries that her family will be torn apart again. Continue reading

#FuturisticFriday: The Widow by Fiona Barton

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Photo Credit: NAL 2/16/16

This book was sent to Traveling With T for review consideration.

The Widow

Jean is a widow. Her husband of many years has recently died- and as Jean looks around the house, their life, the reporters that still come around wanting to talk to her- she wonders what her next step should be.

Jean knows this- she’s in control of the story from now on.

Will Jean reveal the truth? The truth that the town, the community is begging for?

Maybe she will, maybe she won’t. Continue reading

No Ordinary Life by Suzanne Redfearn

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This book was sent to Traveling With T for review consideration.

No Ordinary Life

Faye Martin is a mom to 3 children- Emily, Tom and Molly. Faye is a woman who does not have a lot of choices. Abandoned by her husband, Sean, Faye soon realizes that her job as a waitress is not going to be enough to keep 3 kids fed and in a home.

She heads to LA to move in with her mother for a bit- find a new job, save some money, decide what the next plan for life is to be.

Fate, Youtube and Hollywood step in.

On a normal day, a day while Faye is looking for a job- she lets the kids play at the outdoor mall. While they can’t shop- there is plenty to see- street performers and such. Continue reading

Pssst….. Did you hear the news? TESS IS BACK!

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Hey folks! You may be aware that Laura Lippman has recently become an author that I’m enjoying quite a bit- I read her AFTER I’M GONE last year and then just a couple of months ago read AND WHEN SHE WAS GOOD as part of Tanya @ 52 Books or Bust #freerangereading challenge. And then HUSH HUSH (Laura’s newest book) was chosen as part of Futuristic Friday– books I was looking forward to reading in Jan-March 2015!

So, yesterday, when one of the publicity folks emailed me about William Morrow’s marketing campaign that is all about Tess- I just felt it was right for you all to know! Read on! Continue reading

Vintage by Susan Gloss

Vintage by Susan Gloss

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This book was sent to Traveling With T for review consideration.


Violet, the owner of Hourglass Vintage, knows the history behind the pieces in her store. The vintage pieces all have a story to tell- and Violet is only too happy to listen. Violet, though, has a past that she is not sure how to move on from. She’s moved away- and yet, still feels tied to her past. Continue reading

Mini-Review: Marked Down For Murder by Josie Belle

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Traveling With T bought this for her personal reading.

Marked Down For Murder

Summary from Goodreads:

 Between spending Valentine’s Day with her sweetheart, Sam, and shopping upcoming Presidents’ Day sales with the Good Buy Girls, everything is coming up roses and bargains for Maggie Gerber. But when the mother of Maggie’s nemesis comes to town, things stop looking so rosy. Summer’s mom is hoping to set her spoiled daughter up with Sam, and she’ll do whatever it takes to make the match happen.

When Maggie heads to her romantic rival’s house to put a stop to the scheming, she discovers Summer standing over a dead body—holding a weapon. As much as Maggie would love to see Summer get her just desserts, she can’t shake the feeling that the meddling menace is, in fact, innocent. Now Maggie and the Good Buy Girls will have to sort through racks of suspects to find a killer—or Summer will wind up getting a truly raw deal…

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