December 11, 2013 · 8:49 am
Title: Goodwill Tour: Paying It Forward
Author: Keith Maginn
Source: from author for review
Review Summary: This book was a ton of fun with its well-written story of adventure and compassion. I found it both very moving and very relatable.
While many of us dream of taking an unscheduled road trip and many of us dream of making the world a better place, author Keith Maginn did both. With his friend Emily, he traveled through the Southeastern US with stops to volunteer and give away money to deserving strangers. In Goodwill Tour, Keith tells their story and the stories of those they helped. Continue reading →
July 4, 2013 · 8:10 pm
Title: Lingerie Wars
Author: Janet Elizabeth Henderson
Source: from publisher for review (netgalley)
Review Summary: A fun, light summer read with slightly cliched but endearing characters which I enjoyed even though the power balance in the relationship wasn’t quite right.
Lake Benson never imagined himself selling lingerie, but after loaning his less-than-business-savvy little sister money to buy the shop, he has to step in if he wants his money back. Sadly for Lake’s plans to get out fast, another lingerie shop run by gorgeous ex-model Kirsty Campbell is providing some stiff competition. Kirsty’s self-confidence is still low after abandonment by a thieving ex-fiance, but the competition and budding romance with Lake help her learn how to hold her own again. Continue reading →
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May 27, 2012 · 10:28 pm
Title: Bound By Blood
Author: Leigh Savage, Kain Savage
Source: author giveaway on goodreads
Review Summary: A collection of short stories with an unacceptable number of typos, underdeveloped and unoriginal plots, and reliance on shock factor to make things creepy which really didn’t do it for me.
This book is a collection of short stories by Leigh Savage and her late father, all about vampires and other creatures which need blood to live. I won a signed copy on goodreads and had high hopes for the book, until it showed up and I discovered that the excerpts chosen for the bookmarks had typos. Unfortunately, this was indicative of the quality of the editing throughout the book which was filled with typos as large as having sentences repeated and words missing or inserted. Continue reading →