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Hope at Dawn by Stacy Henrie

Hope at Dawn by Stacy Henrie

Hope at Dawn by is book one in  and tells the story of Friedrick and Livy. With her two older brothers fighting in WWI, Livy Campbell wants a way to help her family. It comes in the form of a teaching position, but what Livy was unaware of is that she will be teaching German […]

Posted June 25, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. When I read the synopsis of John Green’s TheFault in Our Stars, I told myself I shouldn’t read it. You see, I was a pediatric oncology nurse. And I chose that profession because I lost a friend to cancer when we were just fourteen. Why on God’s green […]

Posted June 6, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: Angelblood by Hanna Peach

Review: Angelblood by Hanna Peach

Angelblood by is book 4 of and picks up right where Angelsong left off. Alyx, having made a deal with the devil, has seven days to kill Samyara or she has to give Israel up. This is the main plot point of the book, however in order to find Samyara, Alyx, Israel, and Jordan have to […]

Posted June 5, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Broken Aro by Jen Wylie

Broken Aro by Jen Wylie

Broken Aro by is a fast-paced, fantasy adventure told on an epic scale. Arowyn Mason is the youngest and only daughter in a family of soldiers. Mother died when she was 4 and father at 13, her brothers are left to raise her and they do a wonderful job. She is a skilled fighter, knife-handler, […]

Posted May 14, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
The Lady Astronomer by Katy O’Dowd

The Lady Astronomer by Katy O’Dowd

Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope you all had a good Easter weekend. I had to take off yesterday to catch up with my motherly duties, but this week is jam packed with exciting stuff! Today’s book is very reminiscent of classic fairytales and I truly loved it. And one day I believe my son will […]

Posted April 22, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
In the Mirror by Kaira Rouda

In the Mirror by Kaira Rouda

In the Mirror by tore my heart to pieces! This story follows Jennifer Benson, a daghter, wife, mother who at the age of 34 is dying of an aggressive form of breast cancer. It begins with Jennifer meeting with her terminal friend Ralph who lives with her at Shady Valley (a hospice center). They are […]

Posted April 10, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Obsessive by Isobel Irons

Review: Obsessive by Isobel Irons

What did you do to my Grant Blue?!?! Obsessive by is book two of her Issues series and picks up not to long after Promiscuous left off. Unlike the last story which is told entirely from Tash’s POV, this one is told by her Mr. Perfect, Grant Blue. I’m not perfect. I’m a walking malfunction. […]

Posted March 14, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Scorched Treachery by Rebecca Ethington

Review: Scorched Treachery by Rebecca Ethington

Wow! Ok so I was not expecting to like this book as well as I did the first two, but I think I may have liked it more than them! Scorched Treachery is book three of Rebecca Ethington’s Imdalind series and unlike the first two installments, it is told from the alternating POVs of Ilyan […]

Posted February 27, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
PROMISCUOUS by Isobel Irons

PROMISCUOUS by Isobel Irons

Note to Readers: this book’s plot centers around sexual abuse, teen bullying, eating disorders, and suicide. Also strong language. Read at your own risk PROMISCUOUS is a story told by Natasha “Tash” Bohner, an eighteen year old who at a very young age learns to distrust everyone. Tash is angry at the world and how […]

Posted February 17, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
First Love by James Patterson

First Love by James Patterson

So I got to thinking this morning, “What would be a good way to start this week?” My answer, “A first blog post.” But what should it be? Something lighthearted, a child’s book, inspirational? Oh wait! It’s Valentine’s week! So instantly I thought of this book. First Love is the newest romance published by James Patterson (one […]

Posted February 10, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments