May 2018 Book Haul

May 2018 Book Haul!

Hi there! Since it’s summertime where we should be enjoying summer weather and activities instead of constant rainy days, I’m pretending I’m sitting on the beach with a good book while sipping some of those infused fruit waters.

May is officially over. Where did the time go? It still feels like we just entered this month. I guess that means it’s time to reveal the May 2018 Book Haul! Let’s get started.

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WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wendesdays

WWW Wednesdays are hosted by Sam of Taking on a World of Words.

I personally think this is a fun meme because I love seeing how everyone answers the three W’s. It’s also a fun way to see what might be appearing on the blog next.

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?

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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Worlds I’d Never Want to Live In

Bookish worlds I'd Never Want To Live in

Hello and welcome to Top Ten Tuesdays hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl!

Books can literally take readers anywhere in the world they want to travel, even fictional worlds. Many like Hogwarts and Middle Earth many would love to actually be able to visit. Yet, there are some that we may enjoy reading about, but would never actually want to live there. That’s what today’s topic is about.

Here are some of the worlds I wouldn’t ever want to live in.

Disclaimer: Some of these may not be completely family friendly due to some violence found in some books.

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Charming the Troublemaker by Pepper Basham

Charming the TroublemakerRelease Date: November 1, 2017

Publisher: Bling! Romance

ISBN: 9781946016300

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance

Series: Mitchell’s Crossroads, Book Two

Be sure to check out my review for the previous book in the series, A Twist of Faith.

About the Book:

Rainey Mitchell is doing just fine. She has a great job helping children in need, her family is around her, she is the mother of a fabulous little girl, and is getting over the betrayal of her ex-husband. Dr. Alex Murdock is not doing so well, as he is forced to work at a rural university, his life is full of secrets surrounding his family, and he has to start over in a new town. Luckily, Rainey, the daughter of his landlord, is there to get him settled. Rainey just wants to stay away from the new professor, who has the same charm as her ex. Unfortunately, they seem to need each other. Rainey needs his grant-writing ability to save her program, and Alex is terrible at the lecturing at which Rainey excels. The two must work together to fulfill their goals, but will they be able to do it? Rainey’s insecurities and Alex’s obsession with protecting his family could be their undoing. Continue reading

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wendesdays

Good morning!

WWW Wednesdays are hosted by Sam of Taking on a World of Words.

I personally think this is a fun meme because I love seeing how everyone answers the three W’s. It’s also a fun way to see what might be appearing on the blog next.

It’s been a super rainy week, so I’ve been spending a lot of time reading.

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?

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The Rancher’s Secret Child by Brenda Minton (plus a giveaway)

LI Blog Tour

Feel comforted and at peace when you read these uplifting romances of faith, forgiveness, and hope from Love Inspired. There are 12 new books each month! 6 from Love Inspired for those who love contemporary romance and 6 from Love Inspired Suspense who like some danger with their romance stories.

The Rancher's Secret ChildAbout The Book:

Release Date: May 18, 2018

Publisher:  Love Inspired Romance

Genre: Fiction / Inspirational / Romance

Series: Bluebonnet Springs, Book Three

Marcus Palermo’s simple life gets complicated when he meets the son he never knew he had—and his beautiful guardian. Lissa Hart thought she’d only stick around long enough to aid Marcus in becoming a dad—but could her happily-ever-after lie with the little boy and the rugged rancher? Continue reading

The Girls’ Guide to Conquering Life by Erica and Jonathan Catherman

The Girls Guide to Conquering LifeRelease Date: May 15, 2018

Publisher: Revell

Genre: Youth / Non-Fiction

About the Book:

There’s a lot a girl needs to know as she grows up and makes her way in the world. Having a reference guide of practical how-to life skills and character traits can empower her to become a confident and capable woman. Coauthors Erica and Jonathan Catherman offer this collection of step-by-step instructions on 100 things girls need to succeed, including how to Continue reading