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Three-Day Lyrical Challenge: Day 1

I was tagged to do the Three-Day Lyrical Challenge by Siobhan @ Siobhan’s Novelties. If you haven’t checked out her blog lately, what are you doing?? Go! Do it! Do it now! 😉 Thank you so much for the tag, Siobhan!!

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I was very excited when I was tagged for this challenge. I am, obviously, a big reader. But, I am also a musician! I went to school for music, and I have a wedding singing business on the side. Getting to share some of my favorite music here on my book blog is such a fun melding of my two loves 🙂

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Book Review: After the Rain

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After the Rain by Jane Lorenzini ~ 252 pages ~ published 10/2/18 by Nest Press

Goodreads Synopsis:

Can Belle Carson reinvent her life by moving in next door to Thomas Edison’s winter estate?

It’s January 1888. The small town of Fort Myers is buzzing about a possible visit from famous winter residents Mina and Thomas Edison. When the local newspaper reports that the couple needs a gardener for their riverside estate, nearly everyone lines up to apply.
For twenty-five-year-old Belle Carson, a painful childhood secret has kept her world — and her hopes for the future — small. But with lush gardens already sprouting in her imagination, Belle decides to fight for the job and the opportunity to move from a cramped storage room to a charming cottage next door to the Edison homes and laboratory. Yet, when her dark past threatens to destroy everything she has so carefully cultivated, she must battle harder than ever for her best life — and the chance to live it.

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