Lies and Other Acts of Love by Kristy Woodson Harvey

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Lies and Other Acts of Love

Now that I’m a few weeks into my new clinical chaplain gig, I’m reminded that the two most significant events for human beings are births and deaths; what I find…

Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

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Try Not to Breathe

Thanks to the suggestions of other, more experienced, book bloggers, I began keeping track of my reading habits throughout the year; I’ve discovered that I seem to gravitate toward mysteries,…

The Blue Hour by Douglas Kennedy

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The Blue Hour

As a young girl, my inclination toward reading developed as a way for me to get out of whatever space I physically and mentally inhabited; I’ve never been a huge…

Why They Run the Way They Do by Susan Perabo

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Why They Run the Way They Do

Only recently have I become a fan of short stories; I don’t think I started reading them until after college, when a collection was recommended to me by a friend…

Chalk’s Outline by J.J. Hensley

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Chalk's Outline

For those of you not already familiar with him, author J.J. Hensley is not only a writer and a reader but also a distance runner. The backdrop of his first…

The Dogs of Littlefield by Suzanne Berne

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Dogs of Littlefield

I think I may have set my sights a little high for this one; I’d had my eye on it since it’s publication date was announced last year and I…

Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt

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Mr. Splitfoot

After reading this review by Andi of Estella’s Revenge, I decided that I should start the year off by stepping out of my reading comfort zone (something I did more…

The Winter Girl by Matt Marinovich

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Winter Girl

When I began this novel, I wasn’t sure what to expect; I’d selected it based on the marketing blurb and mostly because, at the time, I had a hankering for…

The Longest Night by Andria Williams

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the longest night

Two years, or maybe even a year ago, I would not have described myself as a fan of historical fiction; this seems odd, considering I spent the majority of my…

The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian

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the guest room

After reading Catherine’s (The Gilmore Guide to Books) glowing recommendation in an Instagram post, I decided to request a copy of this one and give it a try; the blurb…