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3 Quotes 3 Posts 3 Days (Day 1)

Early this spring when my life was still mid-chaos, a beautiful momentary peace came about when I was nominated for this 3/3/3 Challenge by the wonderful SK Sandhu. I was excited about it and mulled this idea around in my head randomly during my drives to work. However, I had difficulty putting my thoughts into… Continue reading 3 Quotes 3 Posts 3 Days (Day 1)

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Becky's Book Pile, Becky's Favorite Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

You guys.  Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh is a go out and buy right now kind of book.  This book weaves the story in such a perfect way I can't even describe.  Bits here, pieces there, and eventually a masterpiece.  Definitely worth the read! What I disliked: I liked it.  It is a fictional story about… Continue reading Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

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The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines

The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino is a fun little tale of young love, real life marriage, and attaining big dreams together. What I disliked: This was a perfect book.  A+ in my opinion. What I liked: Where to start?  It had photographs in the center of the book, something… Continue reading The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines

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“Bossman” by Vi Keeland

Bossman by Vi Keeland is a romance focusing on the tragic pasts of the two main characters.  It brings to light how past tragedies can play a part in current relationship choices and how difficult it can be to bear those storms together.  Frustratingly good. What I disliked: Overall it was pretty good. What I… Continue reading “Bossman” by Vi Keeland

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Dirty Rich Cinderella Story (Dirty Rich Book 2) by Lisa Renee Jones

Dirty Rich Cinderella Story (Dirty Rich Book 2) by Lisa Renee Jones is a lawyer story full of lawyer drama, power struggles and more drama. What I disliked: I disliked all the endless drama - should she?  Should he?  If so, what are the parameters? Details?  Etc. etc. etc.  I just wanted them to follow… Continue reading Dirty Rich Cinderella Story (Dirty Rich Book 2) by Lisa Renee Jones

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Aaron’s Patience by Tiffany Patterson

Aaron's Patience by Tiffany Patterson is an intense love story, I think. What I disliked:  I really hated how overbearing the male lead was.  He was possessive, demanding, and unrelenting.  Therefore, I hated how weak the female lead was.  I liked her in the beginning, but I liked her less as the book went on. … Continue reading Aaron’s Patience by Tiffany Patterson

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Listen to Me by Kristen Proby, Fusion Series

Listen to Me by Kristen Proby (part of the Fusion series) is  fun love story that focuses around the creation of a trendy new restaurant that catches the attention of a hot rock star, leading to a potential HEA. What I disliked: Sometimes it seemed there were too many characters, five friends, all with different… Continue reading Listen to Me by Kristen Proby, Fusion Series

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Some Girls Do by Clodagh Murphy

Some Girls Do by Clodagh Murphy is a fun little romance hidden within a romance.  It captures that awkward young adulthood/dating scene well and puts into words the insecurities many of us had "back in those days" lol. What I disliked:  There were so many details - ten pages at a time describing an event that… Continue reading Some Girls Do by Clodagh Murphy

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The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers

The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers is a phenomenal novel that I would encourage everybody to give a try.  It is a historical fiction set back in the day of slaves in America, and its perspective is something new, raw and thought provoking. What I disliked: That I couldn't put it down and had… Continue reading The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers

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Ladies Man by Katy Evans, Manwhore Series

Ladies Man by Katy Evans is a romance in the Manwhore series I honestly enjoy.  Though the series name, "Manwhore," totally turned me off, when I accidentally ran into it the other day, thinking I'd read a few pages and discard it, it was actually pretty good.  Yeah, he's a manwhore, but the love story… Continue reading Ladies Man by Katy Evans, Manwhore Series