Books For Mental Health


I am not shy about admitting that I am prone to depression. Throughout my life, I have been in some really deep depressions along with overwhelming feelings of anxiety. I try to read as much as I can to understand mental health issues and learn how to help myself and others.  These are some really good books that I recommend…

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Calling All Suspense Lovers, Don’t Miss These Novels


  So many great new suspense titles, can you stand it?  She Lies in Wait by Gytha Lodge caught my eye thanks to the plot involving a missing girl and the mystery surrounding her death. I love the fact this story takes place a little 1980s, when I grew up.  The book flashes back to the night Aurora died when a group…

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Southern Fiction by Dolly Kyle


    Right now I am reading Prisoners of the Heart by Dolly Kyle. You may know this author from her excellent book, Hillary The Other Woman: A Political Memoir. Dolly is a fantastic writer and reading  Prisoners of the Heart has landed me in the south during the 1960s. I am about halfway through now and can’t wait to get…

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Best New Fiction


So many amazing books have come out during 2018 and I suspect 2019 will be full of awesome reads as well. Here’s what has caught my eye recently!     Everyone who has read The Husband Hour by Jamie Brenner has raved about it! You will love it too.  A widows life is interrupted by a documentary filmmaker, that is…

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Hottest New Suspense Novels!


  I love the suspense genre and am thrilled there are so many incredible, page-turning books out now, and also coming out soon. I devoured Our Little Lies by Sue Watson. The main character is an unreliable narrator- or is she? She’s popping anxiety pills and forgetting things, or is her husband telling her what he wants her to believe?…

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Do You Need a Bookcation?


I hoard books and currently have a ridiculous number of them that I need to read. My problem is that life gets in the way and time is precious. Currently, I am editing a novel (due out later this year) and trying to take care of everything in my house including three dogs and two kids and everything else. Recently…

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Thrilling Books You Will Read In A Weekend


  John Marrs landed on my radar after reading The Good Samaritan. He’s an author to keep your eye on for sure, his books are really thrilling and well written. Its been a rough week for me so I haven’t dedicated my usual nightly routine to reading like I typically do but I am slowly making my way through Her Last…

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Gripping New Books Not to Miss


  I read this book while flying from Newark NJ into San Diego coming home from my vacation. I started it while waiting for the plane and read it until somewhere over the midwest! I was curious and engaged from the beginning, wondering how the story of Juliette would connect to that of Sophie. A Version of the Truth by…

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Coming Out In 2019: Books You Will Love


  If you haven’t read Kate Quinn’s novel, The Alice Network, do yourself a favor and read it now. I was glued to the pages of that historical fiction for days while I read it. I cannot imagine the amount of research that Kate did! My heart skipped a beat when I saw The Huntress, her newest novel which is due…

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Books You Will Want to Read in 2018 and 2019


Coming in November, You Are Not Your Thoughts: the Secret Magic of Mindfulness by Frances Trussell. I am a big fan of self-help books, I feel like its good to always be learning and growing as a person. I’m always excited to get some tools in my emotional arsenal on how to look at things and process situations. This book will…

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