Connect Through Reading 2012 – 3 Book Reviews

Defending Jacob

Reading hasn’t happened as much as I had hoped this summer (in fact, my last Connect Through Reading post was in May! I’ve read three more since that post, and thought I’d take a moment to share my thoughts with you. Up first is the legal thriller, Defending Jacob by William Landay. I’ll start off…

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Connect Through Reading 2012 – 3 Book Update

Autobiography of Mrs Tom Thumb

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of my Connect Through Reading posts. I have three different books to share with you today! To keep up with what’s on my To Be Read list and to share book recommendations, make sure to follow me on Goodreads! I listened to the audiobook of The Autobiography of…

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Connect Through Reading – Prayers and Lies by Sherri Wood Emmons

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As part of my commitment in 2012 to “connect through reading” this is a review of the most recent book I have read. Be sure to check out previous reviews HERE and to connect with me on Goodreads.  Prayers and Lies by Sherri Wood Emmons was a book I picked up while on vacation in…

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Connect Through Reading – Fragile by Lisa Unger

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I’m not sure what first drew me to the book Fragile, by Lisa Unger. Knowing me it was probably the cover image… I tend to be one who totally judges a book by the cover. After checking out some of the great reviews of Fragile by my friends on Goodreads, I decided to give this…

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Connect Through Reading – Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

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I finished the book Unbroken – A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption today with tears streaming down my face. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand is a gut wrenching biography / memoir of Louis Zamperini, a former Olympian who was drafted during World War II. After a series of “lucky to still be…

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Connect Through Reading – 11/22/63 by Stephen King

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11/22/63 by Stephen King – Easily one of the most fascinating books I have ever read! As part of my resolution to “Connect in 2012“, I’ve decided I need to include myself in that connection. I want to connect with the me that used to be… the one who made time for things like reading….

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Plate to Pixel Food Photography Book Review & Giveaway

Plate to Pixel Book

This giveaway is now closed. I wanted to bake something special for this post today, as a friends success is something to celebrate. But, I didn’t… I’ve been so busy with freelance work these past two weeks that my kitchen is feeling a bit neglected. I figured, even though I wasn’t able to bake something,…

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