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Book Review: With This Pledge

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With This Pledge (Carnton #1) by Tamera Alexander ~ 448 pages ~ published 1/8/19 by Thomas Nelson

Goodreads Synopsis:

On the night of November 30, 1864, a brutal battle in Franklin, Tennessee, all but decimates the Confederacy and nearly kills Captain Roland Ward Jones. A decorated Mississippi sharpshooter, Jones has a vision on the battlefield and, despite the severity of his wounds, believes his life will be spared. But a life without his leg, he can’t abide. He compels Elizabeth “Lizzie” Clouston—governess to the McGavock family at the Carnton mansion—to intervene should the surgeon decide to amputate. True to her word, Lizzie speaks on his behalf and saves not only the captain’s leg but also his life.

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Discussion Post: Do You Let Other People’s Book Opinions Sway You?

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So, the other day I saw two women, who I personally know and respect, talking about a book online. They both said that they thought the book was dumb and that they didn’t like the writing style. Now, everyone is entitled to their opinion, but here was the problem for me…I loved the book they were talking about. I enjoyed the writing style and thought that it had several great points. Continue reading “Discussion Post: Do You Let Other People’s Book Opinions Sway You?”

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Book Review: The Everlasting Rose (The Belles #2)

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The Everlasting Rose (The Belles #2) by Dhonielle Clayton ~ 352 pages ~ to be published 3/5/19 by Freeform

Goodreads Synopsis:

In this sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller, Camille, her sister Edel, and her guard and new love Remy must race against time to find Princess Charlotte. Sophia’s Imperial forces will stop at nothing to keep the rebels from returning Charlotte to the castle and her rightful place as queen. With the help of an underground resistance movement called The Iron Ladies-a society that rejects beauty treatments entirely-and the backing of alternative newspaper The Spider’s Web, Camille uses her powers, her connections and her cunning to outwit her greatest nemesis, Sophia, and restore peace to Orleans. Continue reading “Book Review: The Everlasting Rose (The Belles #2)”