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TBR Challenge - Alicia Rasley

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TBR Intervention is a weekly challenge hosted by Dani@RefractedLight , Ayanami@Whatever you Can Still Betray,  and April@Books4Juliet
The goal of this challenge is to help each other (fellow readers and bloggers) manage our enormous and constantly growing TBR (To-Be-Read) List. The rules are simple and everyone is encouraged to participate. It does not force you to commit to more than what you can manage to read in a week or so, but participants are encouraged to read at least one book within a week. You are free to choose the book you want to read and commit to this challenge. You may post your entry every Saturday, at the frequency of your choice--EVERY WEEK or EVERY TWO WEEKS.
Here are the rules:
1. Post the book(s) you committed to read in your last TBR Intervention post and tell us something about it. Did you finishit? Did you enjoy it or not? Post the link to your review (if you have one). 
2. Post a book that you want to read a…

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza & WoW

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Announcing a special "12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza."  I am so pleased to announce I am teaming up  with two fellow bloggers,  Pawing Through Books and Books and Barks  to present the very exciting event.  There will be new authors featured each day (a new one on each blog each day) and lots of fun giveaways.  Each author will be doing a guest post or interview and many are donating something for a giveaway.  We will also have a grand prize at the end to show our appreciation for all of those that will have joined us for the event.  Stay tuned for more info and to see what authors will be joining us for the event.  I hope to see some of you there.

I am waiting on Shield of Fire by Alaskan author Boone Brux!
It is due out December 6, 2011 by Entangled Publishing

Here is the publisher's blurb:

Protecting humans is the Bringers’ duty. Sending demons to the Shadow World is their pleasure. In one night, Ravyn’s life plunge…

Katie's Way By Marta Perry

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Katie's Way by Marta Perry Book 5 in The Pleasant Valley Series Paperback, 352 pages also available in Kindle and E book editions Published November 1st 2011 by Berkley Trade
*I was given a copy of this book for review. The opinions expressed are my true feelings. No compensation for this review was received. This review is part of Virtual Tours* Good Reads: A quilt shop brings Amish and Englisch together, and trouble follows... After a thwarted romance, Katie Miller starts over by moving to Pleasant Valley and opening a quilt shop. Soon Amish and Englisch turn the store into a lively the consternation of Caleb Brand, who crafts furniture next door. Then Katie's sister joins her, to escape rumors of her wild rumspringa, and Katie feels the burden of responsibility for a restless teenager. Even worse, her efforts to bring more people to Main Street arouse resistance among local businesses. When acts of vandalism threaten…

Candy, Murder & Me - Carolyn Chambers Clark, Anthony Auriemma

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Candy, Murder & Me - Carolyn Chambers Clark, Anthony Auriemma Kindle  -  Ebook
* I reviewed this book as part of Indie of the Month. I was not compensated for my review. All opinions are my own.*
Good Reads: CANDY, MURDER, AND ME is an 80,000-word cozy mystery set in Florida, in and around a dress design company, which co-stars Sigmund Freud, a psychoanalyst dachshund. 
When full-figure dress designer and candy addict Cookie Berelli discovers the PI she hired to clear her of embezzlement charges dead in her design studio, she investigates, to wacky results. For example, is Eugene Gemstone involved? After all, he is her number one fabric cutter at Florida Fashions, and he did start acting overemotional after he wore one of the dresses she designed into the ladies’ room at Chez Riso and got arrested. He's especially suspect now that he's disappeared with all of Cookie's candy stash. Then again, it could be that cute PI,…