Looking Back on November/December 2018

True Honor (Uncommon Heroes #3) Shadows of the Past (Logan Point #1) ……

 

New-To-Me Authors: 1

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States: North Dakota – Florida – Virginia – South Dakota – Hawaii – Mississippi – Tennessee

Countries: Germany, Lebanon – Bahamas

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Looking Back on October 2018

True Valor (Uncommon Heroes #2) Before I Wake The Limehouse Text (Barker & Llewelyn, #3)   ……

 

New-To-Me Authors: 0

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States: Virginia – Florida – Arizona – Illinois

Countries: Ecuador – Turkey – Syria – Iraq – Italy – England

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Looking Back on September 2018

True Devotion (Uncommon Heroes #1) A Forgotten Place (Bess Crawford, #10) To Kingdom Come (Barker & Llewelyn, #2)

 

New-To-Me Authors: 0

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States: California

Countries: England – Wales – France

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Looking Back on July/August 2018

JULY

Never Again Good-bye (Second Chances, #1) Where Secrets Sleep (House of Secrets #1) When Secrets Strike (House of Secrets #2)

 

New-To-Me Authors: 0

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States:  ? – Pennsylvania

Countries:


AUGUST

How Secrets Die An Enchantment of Ravens Some Danger Involved (Barker & Llewelyn, #1) More Than Meets the Eye (Patchwork Family, #1) Danger in the Shadows (O'Malley, #0)

 

New-To-Me Authors: 2

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States:  Pennsylvania – Texas –

Countries: England

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An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

An Enchantment of Ravens

An Enchantment of Ravens
by Margaret Rogerson


 

~ MY REVIEW ~

I’m not quite sure what made me request this audiobook from my library… I must have been thinking it was a different book. And when they told me it had come in and I finally checked it out, I almost returned it right off when I realized what kind of book it was. But I was in desperate need of something to listen to at work that would actually keep my attention and I had already just returned a book that had disappointed me, so… I decided (rather reluctantly) to give this one a shot.

This book isn’t all that great, really, but… I find that I have to give it at least 3 stars because, though it’s definitely not in any way the type of book I normally would even consider reading, it still managed to keep my attention well enough that I actually wanted to finish it.

Would I recommend it? Mm… probably not. But it really wasn’t a bad read for this genre. I was surprised that it held my interest at all, to be honest. I won’t be looking for more books by this author, but I’m not disappointed that I decided to give this one a chance.

>> A word of warning to my friends who only read Christian/clean fiction: This book is not Christian fiction. There is some cussing throughout the book, though not a whole lot. And there is a non-explicit *almost* sex scene. I would say it’s okay for adults, but I wouldn’t recommend it for teens.

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Looking Back on June 2018

Hearts Entwined A Search for Refuge (Haven Manor, #0.5) Haven of Swans: The Protector (O'Malley #4) The Healer (O'Malley #5) Right Where We Belong The Rescuer (O'Malley #6)

New-To-Me Authors: 0

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States:  Texas – Colorado – Oklahoma (Indian Territory) – Missouri – Michigan – Illinois – Maryland – Arizona

Countries: England

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Honeysuckle Dreams by Denise Hunter

Honeysuckle Dreams (A Blue Ridge Romance #2)

Honeysuckle Dreams
(Blue Ridge Romance #2)
by Denise Hunter


 

~ MY REVIEW ~

I was asked the other day when I planned to review this book. I wanted to. I kept planning to… but I just didn’t know what to write! So today, I am finally making myself sit down for a few minutes and sort out a couple thoughts on this book! ;P

I feel like this is pretty typical of a Denise Hunter novel so if you enjoy her writing, chances are high that you’re going to like this book. I don’t often read series out of order, but I haven’t read the previous book in this series and I barely even noticed so this can definitely be read as a standalone.

For the most part, I did enjoy this story. Though they weren’t very relatable for me, Brady and Hope are pretty likable people. And I did appreciate that they had been friends for a long time before taking this quite sudden step into a totally different relationship. While the situations and emotions weren’t always wholly believable (to me anyway), I was able to look past most of that and enjoy the story in spite of it.

My favorite aspect of this story was, I think, the absolute devotion that Brady had for his son. It didn’t matter if Sam was biologically related to him or not, he was Brady’s son and Brady loved him and he was determined to do whatever he possibly could to keep Sam in his life. That’s the sort of thing that can only be admired in a person and I loved Brady for it.

I don’t know if I will go back and read the first book or not, but I am really looking forward to the next one! I want to see more of Brady and Hope– check back in with them and see how they’re doing, I suppose 😉 — and I am super curious about Jack and Daisy!!


 

~ WHAT SOME OF MY FRIENDS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS BOOK ~

 

Honeysuckle Dreams was just what I expect from a Denise Hunter novel. The story was engaging, the characters likeable, and the romance was amazing.  Read more…
~ Melanie

Definitely have to say this is the Denise Hunter I am used to reading and enjoying…. wonderful spiritual content, and very good character and plot development.  Read more…
~ Loraine

 


 

Check out the entire Blue Ridge Romance series!
Blue Ridge Sunrise Honeysuckle Dreams On Magnolia Lane

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Looking Back on May 2018

A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford, #1) An Impartial Witness (Bess Crawford, #2) Honeysuckle Dreams (A Blue Ridge Romance #2) A Bitter Truth (Bess Crawford, #3)


New-To-Me Authors: 0

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States: Georgia

Countries: Greece – England – France

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Looking Back on April 2018

Belonging (Where the Heart Lives, #1) Betrayal (Where The Heart Lives, #2) Oath of Honor (Blue Justice #1) Cry in the Night (Rock Harbor #5) A Heart Most Certain (Teaville Moral Society, #1) A Chance at Forever (Teaville Moral Society, #3) The View from Rainshadow Bay (Lavender Tides #1)

 


 

New-To-Me Authors: 0

And the places I “visited” in my reading…

States: Illinois – Idaho – Wyoming – South Carolina – Michigan – Wisconsin – Kansas – Oklahoma – Washington

Countries: …

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