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Shygirl: Reading After Midnight

I will read anything I can get my hands on. Seriously.

 Most books I read are reviewed for Harlequin Junkie, but I'll have an occasional independent or author requested review that I'll post.

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Nine of Stars: A Wildlands Novel
Laura Bickle
Primal Heat: A Paranormal Shapeshifter Werejaguar Romance (The Shadow Shifters)
A.C. Arthur

The Butterfly Effect in Motion

The Year We Turned Forty: A Novel - Lisa Steinke, Liz Fenton

Watching the events unfold in The Year We Turned Forty was nothing short of fascinating. Writing duo Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke were able to perfectly capture and detail the emotions of our three protagonists in such a vivid way that I felt every single bit of their triumphs and losses right along with them.

”Life wasn’t meant to be played like a game of chess, moving the people you love like pawns to win the game.’

Overall, there were two big things that kept me glued to the pages: the incredible longstanding friendship between Jessie, Claire and Gabriela, and the butterfly effect their decisions created when they went back ten years in time to rewrite their past. First about the friendship. I love stories based around strong women and the bond they have with friends, coworkers and loved ones. The strength these ladies were able to draw from one another was uplifting, seeing them support each other through whatever crisis occurred.


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