Monthly Archives: March 2013

Teaser Tuesday – Live and Let Die

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Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share 2 “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!
  • Share the Author & Title too, so that other TT participants can add the book to the TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Live and Let DieLive and Let Die by Bianca Sloane

Paula perched on the edge of the couch, anxious as she waited for Phillip to inspect her work. He’d said if it was found to be satisfactory, she could go across the street to Cindy Cross’ house for the once-promised cup of coffee. ~60% Kindle

This book is full of suspense! Just started it last night!

Summary: (Goodreads)
On a bitterly cold January evening, Tracy Ellis went for a jog along Chicago’s snowy lakefront and disappeared. Her body was discovered days later, her beautiful face bashed in with a rock. Police determine her brutal death to be a mugging gone wrong and drop the matter into their cold case files.
Over a year later, Tracy’s sister, Sondra, still can’t come to grips with what happened. She throws herself into her work as a documentary filmmaker to try and forget the cruelty of her sister’s death. However, a chance encounter with a man from Tracy’s past rips the wound open and sends Sondra on a desperate search for answers about the secrets from her sister’s life that may have led to her death.
As Sondra struggles to uncover what happened to Tracy, she’s launched into a tangled web of deceit and danger that put her on a collision course with life and death…

Review: I’ll Take What She Has

Ill Take What She HasPublisher: Bantam
Author: Samantha Wilde
Genre: Fiction, Contemporary
Review Source: NetGalley/Random House

★ ☆★ – 3 Stars

Summary: (Goodreads)
Nora and Annie have been best friends since kindergarten. Nora, a shy English teacher at a quaint New England boarding school, longs to have a baby. Annie, an outspoken stay-at-home mother of two, longs for one day of peace and quiet (not to mention more money and some free time). Despite their very different lives, nothing can come between them—until Cynthia Cypress arrives on campus.
Cynthia has it all: brains, beauty, impeccable style, and a gorgeous husband (who happens to be Nora’s ex). When Cynthia eagerly befriends Nora, Annie’s oldest friendship is tested. Now, each woman must wrestle the green-eyed demon of envy and, in the process, confront imperfect, mixed-up family histories they don’t want to repeat. Amid the hilarious and harried straits of friendship, marriage, and parenthood, the women may discover that the greenest grass is right beneath their feet.

My Review:
I’ll Take What She Has is all about friendship, infertility, parenting, motherhood, and resentment. You go through the book learning about Nora and Annie’s relationship, how they have been friends for a long time, and then how resentment sets in.
I found that, the story was becoming boring, it was repeat over, and over. There really wasn’t a point where I wanted to learn more about the “characters”. Soem of the topics throughout the book a lot of people deal with in real life. I just didn’t find it to be an absolute turn pager for me. However, if you love chic-lit, drama, and repeat of some topics you might enjoy this book!

About the Author: (Goodreads)
Samantha is the mother of three small children born in about four years which means she spends a great deal of time cleaning crumbs up from underneath her kitchen table. Her first novel, This Little Mommy Stayed Home, helped a lot of new mothers make it through the long, sleep-deprived night. She learned a great deal about fiction writing from her mother, novelist, Nancy Thayer, who is still her first reader for everything she writes.
Her second novel, I’ll Take What She Has, deals with motherhood, friendship and envy. Some days Sam envies people with clean houses (some days she doesn’t).
She’s an ordained minister, a yoga teacher, a passionate reader, and a bit of a technophobe, which is why it took her about three years to figure out Goodreads.

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Disclosure: I received this book for free from NetGalley/Random House. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

Review: The Comfort of Lies

The Comfort of LiesPublisher: Atria Books
Author: Randy Susan Meyers
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Review Source:  NetGalley/Atria Books

★ ☆★ ☆ – 4 Stars

Summary: (Goodreads)
“Happiness at someone else’s expense came at a price. Tia had imagined judgment from the first kiss that she and Nathan shared. All year, she’d waited to be punished for being in love, and in truth, she believed that whatever consequences came her way would be deserved.” Five years ago, Tia fell into obsessive love with a man she could never have. Married, and the father of two boys, Nathan was unavailable in every way. When she became pregnant, he disappeared, and she gave up her baby for adoption.
Five years ago, Caroline, a dedicated pathologist, reluctantly adopted a baby to please her husband. She prayed her misgivings would disappear; instead, she’s questioning whether she’s cut out for the role of wife and mother.
Five years ago, Juliette considered her life ideal: she had a solid marriage, two beautiful young sons, and a thriving business. Then she discovered Nathan’s affair. He promised he’d never stray again, and she trusted him.
But when Juliette intercepts a letter to her husband from Tia that contains pictures of a child with a deep resemblance to her husband, her world crumbles once more. How could Nathan deny his daughter? And if he’s kept this a secret from her, what else is he hiding? Desperate for the truth, Juliette goes in search of the little girl. And before long, the three women and Nathan are on a collision course with consequences that none of them could have predicted.
Riveting and arresting, The Comfort of Lies explores the collateral damage of infidelity and the dark, private struggles many of us experience but rarely reveal.

My Review:
This book is so good, I read it within a day, it is a serious read, but the author knew how to bring out the best in the characters. The book is about three women, all wrapped up together due to a little girl named Savannah. It all starts with an affair that Tia had with Juliette’s husband Nathan, Nathan on the other hand never mentioned anything about Savannah to his wife, but he confessed about his affair with Tia.
The author makes it known that we all make mistakes whether it is for the good, bad or the ugly, or just completely falls into something. She brings out the honesty of what people go through in an Affair and brings it to life, to show not only what goes on between the couple, but how it affects everyone, not just intermediate family, but everyone who is connected to each individual.
The only problem I had was the multi-characters, and some of the actions that they done. Some actions did not quite add up to what would go in in a “real-life” situation, like how Caroline (Nathan’s Wife) kept the secret that she knew about the daughter. Caroline decided to read a letter to Nathan from Tia. Her mood shifts and she is constantly saying or doing hurtful things, but does not tell Nathan she knew the secret for months. I do not know. This did not sit with me, maybe because I am the type not to hide anything.

About the Author: (Amazon)
Born in Brooklyn, New York, where she quickly moved from playing with dolls to incessantly reading, spending most of the time at the Kensington Branch Library. Early on she developed a penchant for books rooted in social issues,  early favorites being “Karen” and “The Family Nobody Wanted.” Shortly she moved onto Jubilee and The Diary of Anne Frank.
Her dreams of justice simmered at the fantastically broadminded Camp Mikan, where she went from camper to counselor, culminating in a high point when she landed the role of Adelaide in the staff production of “Guys and Dolls.”
Soon she was ready to change the world, starting with protests at Tilden High and City College of New York, until she left to pursue the dream in Berkeley, California, where she supported herself by selling candy, nuts, and ice cream in Bartons of San Francisco. Then, world-weary at too-tender an age, she returned to New York, married, and traded demonstrations for diapers.
While raising two daughters, she tended bar, co-authored a nonfiction book on parenting, ran a summer camp, and helped resurrect and run a community center.
Once her girls left for college, she threw herself deeper into social service and education by working with batterers and victims of domestic violence. She is certain her novels are imbued with all the above, as well as her journey from obsessing over bad boys to loving a good man.
Many things can save your life–children who warm your heart, the love of a good man, a circle of wonderful friends, and a great sister. After a tumultuous start in life, she is lucky enough to now have all these things. She lives in Boston with her husband, where she lived by the words of Gustave Flaubert: “Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.”
The dark drama of her debut novel, THE MURDERER’S DAUGHTERS, is informed by her years of work with batterers, domestic violence victims, and at-risk youth impacted by family violence.

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Disclosure: I received this book for free from NetGalley/Atria Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

I’m Back

Wow, did you know moving took so much time and energy!?
I didn’t, well, it is probably worse since I am a little over 36 weeks pregnant, ha! I still got a lot to do: getting the nursery ready, taking care of a 5-year-old and then the house chores of everyday things.
I will have review going out soon, I am scheduling them out, so be on the look out! I hope you guys have missed me as much as I have missed being on here. I will catch up with all of you soon, hope you all are doing well!
~wjbooks, Jenna

Teaser Tuesday (2)

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Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share 2 “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!
  • Share the Author & Title too, so that other TT participants can add the book to the TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Ill Take What She HasI’ll Take What She Has by Samantha Wilde

“Correction: you’re voluptuous, like one of those ancient mother goddess sculptures, but that is not why I’m going out of my way to compliment you. It’s your attitude I’m talking about. Your natural disposition with the kids. You’re good at it, the way some people are naturally good doctors, or naturally good cooks. Sometimes it feels so hard to me.” And then she started to cry big, blubbering, snotty tears. ~Pg 56

Just started this book last night after Entangled. Can’t wait to dig into it deeper!

Summary: (Goodreads)
Nora and Annie have been best friends since kindergarten. Nora, a shy English teacher at a quaint New England boarding school, longs to have a baby. Annie, an outspoken stay-at-home mother of two, longs for one day of peace and quiet (not to mention more money and some free time). Despite their very different lives, nothing can come between them—until Cynthia Cypress arrives on campus.
Cynthia has it all: brains, beauty, impeccable style, and a gorgeous husband (who happens to be Nora’s ex). When Cynthia eagerly befriends Nora, Annie’s oldest friendship is tested. Now, each woman must wrestle the green-eyed demon of envy and, in the process, confront imperfect, mixed-up family histories they don’t want to repeat. Amid the hilarious and harried straits of friendship, marriage, and parenthood, the women may discover that the greenest grass is right beneath their feet.

Entangled

EntangledPublisher: Self-published
Author: Nikki Jefford
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal
Series: Spellbound #1
Review Source:  NetGalley

★ ☆★ ☆ – 4 Stars

Summary: (Goodreads)
Two months after dying, seventeen-year-old witch Graylee Perez wakes up in her twin sister Charlene’s body.
Until Gray finds a way back inside her own body, she’s stuck being Charlene every twenty-hour hours. Her sister has left precise instructions on how Gray should dress and behave. Looking like a prep isn’t half as bad as hanging out with Charlene’s snotty friends and gropey boyfriend.
The “normals” of McKinley High might be quick to write her behavior off as post-traumatic stress, but warlock Raj McKenna is the only person who suspects Gray has returned from the dead.
Now Gray has to solve the mystery of her death and resurrection and disentangle herself from Charlene’s body before she disappears for good.

My Review:
Isn’t the cover stunning? Beautifully Amazing.
In the beginning of Entangled, you will learn that Char and Gray are completely polar opposites, as being identical twins, they are nothing alike.
The first of the story was hard to follow, didn’t know much about characters before the story starting unfolding, scenes were jumpy, but I think it would be a good idea to put stars or something when a scene ends, so that way some confusion can be cleared up. However, I think the story line is great! Once I got out of 5th chapter I kept wanting to know what was next, what secrets were coming out, and what was behind the madness. I also loved the fact that there wasn’t any “instant” love sorta thing, sure there was some lusting, but what teens doesn’t do that?

Char does seem to be selfish, and thinks about herself a lot, but yet Gray is suppose to be in the background as everything gets settled, and figured out, which I guess is understandable.
Raj, who wouldn’t love this character? He is complicated, but who isn’t? He has to be the one character that is interesting to read about, well him, and Gray as they both build character about the same time.
It is enjoyable, I would suggest this book to people who have patience with plot and like for the story to build. I hope I can get my hands on the next sequel because I will definitely read it, I really want to know what happens next!

About the Author:
Bookaholic, nature girl, and animal lover. Nikki Jefford is a third generation Alaskan who found paradise in the not-so-tropical San Juan Islands where she is, once more, neighbors with Canada. She married the love of her life, Sebastien, while working as a teaching assistant in France. They reside with their Westie, Cosmo. Loves fictional bad boys and heroines who kick butt.

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Disclosure: I received this book for free from NetGalley. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

Moving

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I am moving (in real life)

As some of you know, I am 8 months pregnant, and just now moving into a bigger house. My posts might get few and far between, but we are moving a little bit all week to the new place. We’ve got to paint, unpack, organize, decorate the nursery, etc. However, I will be taking the time to read during all this, because pregnant woman can only do so much before getting exhausted.
You can contact me by email:
Jenna_bearden_10152005(at)yahoo.com
I will get back to you as soon as I check my email. Also, I have up my “About Me” page so check it out. If you have any questions please shoot me an email, I promise I don’t bite, and will get back to you as soon as I can.
Thanks for understanding, and don’t forget about me 😉
~Jenna

Stacking the Shelves (2)

Stacking the Shelves

Stacking The Shelves, hosted by Tynga’s Reviews,  is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

So, I went back over the last two weeks (yeah, I know, I just done this Meme last week, but hey, I am just getting this blog started) and added everything I have on my Kindle App (can’t wait till I can get my Kindle! It is hard to read NetGalley’s ebooks on my phone), or that I have won/bought. Man, I got a lot of reading to do! I hope you enjoy the titles below, maybe you will find something you haven’t heard of it. Wishing you Happy Reading!

Upcoming for Reviews: NetGalley/BFB/Author
Someday, Someday, Maybe

Spellbinding by Maya Gold (NetGalley/Scholastic Inc.) e-book
Once Upon a Time by Debbie Macomber (NetGalley/Howard Books) e-book
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham (NetGalley/Random House) e-book
I’ll Take What She Has by Samantha Wilde (NetGalley/Random House) e-book
Randy The Raindrop by Patty Wiese (Author) Print
Live and Let Die by Bianca Sloane (Author) e-book

Bought/Freebies last 2 weeks:
My Temporary Life
Reaching the Edge by Jennifer Comeaux (Amazon) e-book
Careful What You Wish For… by Paula Millhouse (Amazon) e-book
Tangled Beauty by K.L. Middleton (Amazon) e-book
Reinventing Claire by Darian Wilk (Amazon) e-book
Silent Screams by Annette Gisby (Smashwords) e-book
Jordan’s Battle by E.A West e-book
Hawthorne by Sarah Ballance e-book
My Temporary Life by Martin Crosbie (Amazon) e-book
Cautious by Elizabeth Nelson (Amazon) e-book
UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn (Amazon) e-book
Watched by Cindy M Hogan (Amazon) e-book
Against the Wall by Julie Prestsater (Amazon) e-book
Unbound by Cat Miller (Amazon) e-book
All For Anna by Nicole Deese (Amazon) e-book
Waking Up Married by Mira Lyn Kelly (Amazon) e-book
Close to You by Kate Perry (Amazon) e-book
Planning For Love by Christi Barth (Amazon) e-book

Won/Gifted over the past 2 weeks:
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Truth/Consequence by Aleatha Romig – Signed Paperbacks @Brittany
When Rain Falls by Melissa Stewart @ Patricia Print
Three Elements of Sorcery Series by Chris Kellen @Chris e-books
Easter Bunny Murder by Leslie Meier @Bea Print
A Song for Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles @Cara e-book
Frankie & Delilah by Francesca-Anna Daniels & Delilah Borden @Goodreads Print
The Keeper of the Dawn by J.B. Hickman e-book
One Week Girlfriend by Monica Murphy @Momo e-book
The love of my (other) Life by Traci L. Slatton @Nightstandnovels e-book

Past Week In Review:
Stacking the Shelves
Hair Spray, High Heels, & Second Hand Smoke by Frank Meyner
Fun: Versatile Blogger Award
Starring Jules #1: Starring Jules (as Herself) by Beth Ain
Meme: Teaser Tuesday
Lord, I Give You This Day by Kay Arthur
Meme: Friday Finds
Fly Away by Kristin Hannah

What are you adding to your shelf this week!? Either comment or leave your link so I can check out your list, too.
Thanks for stopping by!

Fly Away

FlyAwayPublisher: St. Martin’s Press
Author: Kristin Hannah
Genre: Fiction Contemporary
Publishing Date: 4/23/2013

★ ☆★ ☆★ – 5 Stars!

Summary: (Goodreads)
Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But stories end, don’t they? You lose the people you love and you have to find a way to go on. . . .

Tully Hart has always been larger than life, a woman fueled by big dreams and driven by memories of a painful past. She thinks she can overcome anything until her best friend, Kate Ryan, dies. Tully tries to fulfill her deathbed promise to Kate—to be there for Kate’s children—but Tully knows nothing about family or motherhood or taking care of people.
Sixteen-year-old Marah Ryan is devastated by her mother’s death. Her father, Johnny, strives to hold the family together, but even with his best efforts, Marah becomes unreachable in her grief. Nothing and no one seems to matter to her . . . until she falls in love with a young man who makes her smile again and leads her into his dangerous, shadowy world.
Dorothy Hart, the woman who once called herself Cloud, is at the center of Tully’s tragic past. She repeatedly abandoned her daughter, Tully, as a child, but now she comes back, drawn to her daughter’s side at a time when Tully is most alone. At long last, Dorothy must face her darkest fear: Only by revealing the ugly secrets of her past can she hope to become the mother her daughter needs.
A single, tragic choice and a middle-of-the-night phone call will bring these women together and set them on a poignant, powerful journey of redemption. Each has lost her way, and they will need each one another—and maybe a miracle—to transform their lives.
An emotionally complex, heart-wrenching novel about love, motherhood, loss, and new beginnings, Fly Away reminds us that where there is life, there is hope, and where there is love, there is forgiveness.

My Review:
First off, let me just say Thank You to Goodreads and Kristin Hannah for the giveaway and this amazing, advance reader’s edition! This book is the second book of the series, but I was able to jump right in and start the journey, and boy, was it a journey!
I could hardly put down the book, every page I wanted more. It has brought me to tears, which that could be a part of pregnancy hormones, but hey, that just tells you it is good!
Kristin Hannah did an amazing job transferring from different viewpoints: from going to present, back to the past, then how it all comes together. Her writing paints a beautiful picture of what you are reading, and you can see the story unfold beneath your eyes.
Being able to connect to the love that Tully has Marah is remarkable, Tully is not only Marah’s Godmother, but also her best friend. All relationships come with difficulties and you can relate, because not only we have all dealt with relationships, but I am sure we have all dealt with death at some point too. I love the fact that each character is developed, and the emotions of each one is different, but they all come together to make a beautiful book! We have all had to figure out ways to fight our own struggles, and this book proves that. Learn how Tully and Marah come to grips with their struggles, and see if you could be in their shoes. I know I was turning pages, pulling for Tully and hoping would work out in the best way possible.
You will start to understand the side of Dorothy, Tully’s Mother, the reasons of why she was never the mother she should have been, and you take a step into her life as Tully always reminded her that she was needed, regardless of what evil stepped into her way. There is love, understanding, forgiveness, and heartache within the chapters of the book, but I suggest you jump in the middle and start unfolding the secrets yourself.
If you decide to get this book, I would recommend it, even if you have not read the first book Firefly Lane, but I can tell you that by reading Fly Away makes me want to go back and read it!

Marah knew what was expected of her. She was supposed to say, It was great, wonderful, perfect, I feel better now, but she couldn’t do it. She opened her mouth and nothing came out. From pg 150

About the Author:
Kristin Hannah is the New York Times bestselling author of eighteen novels, including the blockbuster Firefly Lane and Night Road. She is a former lawyer turned writer and is the mother of one son. She lives in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii with her husband.

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Disclosure: I won this book for free via Goodreads First Reads. I did not have to do the review, and this review is my honest opinion.

Friday Finds (2)

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FRIDAY FINDS is hosted over at Should Be Reading and showcases the books you ‘found’ and added to your To Be Read (TBR) list… whether you found them online, or in a bookstore, or in the library — wherever! (they aren’t necessarily books you purchased).
So, come on — share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

Dear Cassie by Lisa Burstein

Dear Cassie by Lisa Burstein

 What if the last place you should fall in love is the first place that you do?
You’d think getting sent to Turning Pines Wilderness Camp for a month-long rehabilitation “retreat” and being forced to re-live it in this journal would be the worst thing that’s ever happened to me. You’d be wrong.
There’s the reason I was sent to Turning Pines in the first place: I got arrested. On prom night. With my two best friends, who I haven’t talked to since and probably never will again. And then there’s the real reason I was sent here. The thing I can’t talk about with the guy I can’t even think about. What if the moment you’ve closed yourself off is the moment you start to break open? But there’s this guy here. Ben. And the more I swear he won’t—he can’t—the deeper under my skin he’s getting. After the thing that happened, I promised I’d never fall for another boy’s lies. And yet I can’t help but wonder…what if?

The Light Tamer by Devyn Dawson

The Light Tamer by Devyn Dawson

 Jessie moved from New York to North Carolina over summer break. Now that Jessie and her mom are living with her grandma, she finds out the split up of her parents is more complicated than she thought. Living in a retirement community is not how she wanted the summer before her junior year to start.
Things begin to look up when she is reintroduced to Caleb, the boy that saved her life one summer at the beach. Caleb is no longer scrawny and nerdy, he is now tall, dark and handsome. The instant he shook her hand, she felt warm vibrations running through her veins. They soon learn what it means to be bound to one another. Fate is more than responsible for their meeting and their future together. This book is appropriate for young teens and people of all ages. Remember what it was like to kiss for the first time, or what it was like to fall in love. This paranormal romance will keep you on the edge of your seat with humor, romance, and determination. Fall head over heels for Caleb and Jessie.

More Than You Know by Penny Vincenzi

More Than You Know by Penny Vincenzi

 It’s 1958, and Eliza Clark has it all: good looks, a privileged upbringing, and a fast-paced career as a successful magazine editor. High fashion means high life, and she’s constantly jetting to Paris and Milan to take in the latest by Chanel, Dior, and Pucci. But when she falls head over heels for Matt Snow, an edgy working-class boy, and becomes pregnant, she is expected to give up her glamorous lifestyle and get married.
Although their marriage is intensely passionate, it soon begins to fracture. When their divorce ends in a dramatic custody battle over their little girl, Emmie, and Summercourt, the country estate that has been in her family for generations, it leaves Eliza with a difficult decision: Love? Or money?

My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi

My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi

 Lucy just had the worst week ever. Seriously, mega bad. And suddenly, it’s all too much—she wants out. Out of her house, out of her head, out of her life. She wants to be a whole new Lucy. So she does something the old Lucy would never dream of.
And now her life will never be the same. Now, how will she be able to have a boyfriend? What will she tell her friends? How will she face her family?
Now her life is completely different…every moment is a gift. Because now she might not have many moments left.

He's Gone by Deb Caletti

He’s Gone by Deb Caletti

“What do you think happened to your husband, Mrs. Keller?”
The Sunday morning starts like any other, aside from the slight hangover. Dani Keller wakes up on her Seattle houseboat, a headache building behind her eyes from the wine she drank at a party the night before. But on this particular Sunday morning, she’s surprised to see that her husband, Ian, is not home. As the hours pass, Dani fills her day with small things. But still, Ian does not return. Irritation shifts to worry, worry slides almost imperceptibly into panic. And then, like a relentless blackness, the terrible realization hits Dani: He’s gone.
As the police work methodically through all the logical explanations—he’s hurt, he’s run off, he’s been killed—Dani searches frantically for a clue as to whether Ian is in fact dead or alive. And, slowly, she unpacks their relationship, holding each moment up to the light: from its intense, adulterous beginning, to the grandeur of their new love, to the difficulties of forever. She examines all the sins she can—and cannot—remember. As the days pass, Dani will plumb the depths of her conscience, turning over and revealing the darkest of her secrets in order to discover the hard truth—about herself, her husband, and their lives together.

"Scream, "Aye, Sir!" by Aaron B. Powell

“Scream, “Aye, Sir!” by Aaron B. Powell

 Welcome to recruit training, United States Marine Corps Recruit Training, Parris Island, South Carolina.
Follow Drill Instructor Sergeant Tice as he gives his first-hand account of life training United States Marines and the inappropriate relationships that result from the illusion of absolute power.
WARNING: This  book contains explicit sexual content

List:
Dear Cassie by Lisa Burstein
The Light Tamer by Devyn Dawson
More Than You Know by Penny Vincenzi
My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi
“Scream, “Aye, Sir!” by Aaron B. Powell
He’s Gone by Deb Caletti

What books have you added to your TBR list this week?
PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Friday Finds post, or share your ‘finds’ in a comment here (if you don’t have a blog
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