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Corey Ann Haydu: Life By Committee Q&A

Corey Ann Haydu: Life By Committee Q&A

Recently I was lucky enough to read an advance copy of Life By Committee by Corey Ann Haydu.  I met Corey when she came to Portland for Wordstock Festival this past October.  She was delightful and I was excited to hear her talk a bit about herself and her book OCD Love Story.  I KNEW […]

Posted May 13, 2014 by shipload5 in Author Q&A / 2 Comments
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The Rift by Chris Howard

The Rift by Chris Howard

After reading the mind bending ‘Rootless‘ (Rootless #1) and being left wondering where Banyan would end up next I have been waiting to read more of his story.  I was thrilled to find out that ‘The Rift’ had a release day of Arbor Day which ties in beautifully with the story. I suppose I should […]

Posted May 12, 2014 by shipload5 in New Releases / 0 Comments
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Exile by Kevin Emerson

Exile by Kevin Emerson

After reading this author’s first two ‘The Atlanteans’ series books, my anticipation and excitement was high for this upcoming contemporary, Exile by Kevin Emerson. Catherine Summer Carlson knows how to manage bands like a professional—she’s a student at the PopArts Academy at Mount Hope High, where rock legends Allegiance to North got their start. Summer […]

Posted May 9, 2014 by shipload5 in Book of the Month / 0 Comments
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Pivot Point by Kasie West

Pivot Point by Kasie West

By the time you finish reading this review you will be online purchasing both ‘Pivot Point‘ and Kasie’s next book in this duo ‘Split Second‘ which hit bookstores Feb 12th, 2014! Knowing the outcome doesn’t always make a choice easier . . . Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever […]

Posted February 13, 2014 by shipload5 in Uncategorized / 4 Comments
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Passionaries by Tonya Hurley

Passionaries by Tonya Hurley

One would hope that if you are visiting our review for ‘Passionaries’ (The Blessed #2) by Tonya Hurley you have read ‘Precious Blood’ (The Blessed #1) but even if you haven’t we have for you a spoiler free review. Agnes, Cecelia, and Lucy watched as Sebastian sacrificed himself for what he believed in. Will the […]

Posted January 31, 2014 by shipload5 in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Tonya Hurley: Passionaries Q&A

Tonya Hurley: Passionaries Q&A

To prepare myself for Tonya Hurley’s new book ‘Passionaries’ which is book 2 in The Blessed series I re-read ‘Precious Blood’ on a trip I took recently.  I admit I had ‘Passionaries’ with me as lovely folks at Simon & Schuster sent me a copy so I read both books in one weekend.  Since I […]

Posted January 30, 2014 by shipload5 in Author Q&A, Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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‘The Blessed’ via Pinterest photos & artwork

‘The Blessed’ via Pinterest photos & artwork

As I read ‘The Blessed’ and ‘Passionaries’ much of my daydreaming was spent attempting to picture the amazing clothing, headpieces and surroundings I was immersed in…along with Agnes, Cecilia and Lucy.  I wondered if Tonya had drawn up visions of the headpieces I read so much about.  Wanted to tour the church mentioned so frequently […]

Posted January 29, 2014 by shipload5 in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
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