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    BOOK REVIEW : THE FORTY RULES OF LOVE BY ELIF SHAFAK

    TITLE : The Forty Rules Of Love AUTHOR : Elif Shafak GENRE : Historical Fiction FBRC RATING : 5 stars SYNOPSIS : In this lyrical, exuberant follow-up to her 2007 novel, The Bastard of Istanbul, acclaimed Turkish author Elif Shafak unfolds two tantalizing parallel narratives—one contemporary and the other set in the thirteenth century, when Rumi encountered his spiritual mentor, the whirling dervish known as Shams of Tabriz—that together incarnate the poet’s timeless message of love. Ella Rubenstein is forty years old and unhappily married when she takes a job as a reader for a literary agent. Her first assignment is to read and report on Sweet Blasphemy, a novel written by…

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    JUST READ TOURS – BOOK BLITZ : LOOKS LIKE LOVE BY BRANDY BRUCE

    Welcome to the Blog Blitz for Looks Like Love by Brandy Bruce, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: Looks Like Love Author: Brandy Bruce Genre: Contemporary Romance Re-release Date: November 13, 2019 After a devastating break-up, Kasey Addison needs to rediscover life and love. She starts by taking a whirlwind trip to London to visit her best friend. When she returns, she’s given a new assignment at the advertising firm where she works. The cosmetics company they represent is releasing a special fragrance called Love. Kasey is tasked with finding out exactly what love looks like and how to sell it. PURCHASE LINKS: Goodreads | Amazon EXCERPT…

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    HAPPY RELEASE DAY!!!! THE DAY HE WENT AWAY BY JENNIFER MILLIKIN

    Today we are celebrating the re-launch of a contemporary romance title by Jennifer Millikin. THE DAY HE WENT AWAY is a standalone novel, and you can read it for FREE in Kindle Unlimited. Follow Jennifer for exclusive updates and news about her titles. Join Jennifer’s Reader Group for Exclusive News! The Day He Went Away by Jennifer Millikin Contemporary Romance Read it for FREE in Kindle Unlimited: https://amzn.to/37kVwLZ Add the book to Goodreads Book Blurb: Life was roses. I was happy. I had my dream job. I’d finally fallen in love with the man who’d been waiting for me since he was a boy. Soon his four years in the…

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    BOOK REVIEW : A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS BY KHALED HOSSEINI

    TITLE : A Thousand Splendid Suns AUTHOR : Khaled Hosseini GENRE : Historical Fiction, Contemporary FBRC RATING : ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ ( 5 Stars) SYNOPSIS : A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan’s last thirty years—from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding—that puts the violence, fear, hope, and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives—the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness—are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling…

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    BOOK REVIEW : AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED BY KHALED HOSSEINI

    TITLE : And The Mountains Echoed AUTHOR : Khaled Hosseini GENRE : Historical Fiction, Contemporary FBRC RATING : ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ ( 5 Stars) SYNOPSIS : One of the most interesting novels in the market Mesmerise your senses with this riveting storyline! Presenting the great bestseller by Khaled Hosseni, ‘and the Mountains Echoed’ is a great novel which is a must have for reading enthusiasts. The novel is about a boy Abdullah and his sister Pari who live with their father along with their stepmother. The novel is set in the lands of Shadbagh, Afghanistan where their father, Saboor, is in a constant search for a place to work so he…

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    BOOK REVIEW : THE KITE RUNNER BY KHALED HOSSEINI

    “I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.” – KHALED HOSSEINI (THE KITE RUNNER) TITLE : The Kite Runner AUTHOR : Khaled Hosseini GENRE : Historical Fiction, Contemporary FBRC RATING : ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ ( 5 Stars) SYNOPSIS : The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal,…

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    BOOK REVIEW : FRANKLY IN LOVE(FRANKLY IN LOVE #1) BY DAVID YOON

    TITLE : Frankly In Love (Frankly In Love #1) AUTHOR : David Yoon GENRE : Romance, Contemporary, YA FBRC RATING : 5 stars BLURB : High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and their own Southern California upbringing. His parents have one rule when it comes to romance–“Date Korean”–which proves complicated when Frank falls for Brit Means, who is smart, beautiful–and white. Fellow Limbo Joy Song is in a similar predicament, and so they make a pact: they’ll pretend to date each other in order to gain their freedom. Frank thinks it’s the perfect plan, but…

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    BOOK REVIEW : JUST BECAUSE WE CAN BY NICOLE BROOKS

    TITLE : Just Because We Can AUTHOR : Nicole Brooks GENRE : Adult, Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction FBRC RATING : 4 stars BLURB : If you love the earth and a compelling read, this book is for you. Dale became an environmental scientist to help save the earth, but at 36, she is jaded with the reality of her job. Meanwhile, just as she struggles to connect with her glamourous mother and navigate her siblings’ complex problems, she and her husband embark on another round of IVF. But just as the suffocating pressures of everyday life threaten to overwhelm Dale, she leaves on a work trip to Thailand. Working on…

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    BOOK REVIEW : THE SIMPLE WILD (WILD #1) BY K.A.TUCKER

    “What hold does Alaksa have on them? What makes this place worth giving everything else up?” – K.A.Tucker(THE SIMPLE WILD) TITLE : The Simple Wild (Wild #1) AUTHOR : K.A.Tucker GENRE : Contemporary Fiction, Romance FBRC RATING : 5 stars BLURB : Calla Fletcher wasn’t even two when her mother took her and fled the Alaskan wild, unable to handle the isolation of the extreme, rural lifestyle, leaving behind Calla’s father, Wren Fletcher, in the process. Calla never looked back, and at twenty-six, a busy life in Toronto is all she knows. But when Calla learns that Wren’s days may be numbered, she knows that it’s time to make the…

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    BOOK REVIEW : SEVEN LETTERS BY J.P.MONNINGER

    A Blasket Islander lived on top of the sea, beside the sea, inside the sea. I felt its overwhelming presence before I had walked a quarter mile. – SEVEN LETTERS (J.P.MONNINGER) TITLE : Seven Letters AUTHOR : J.P.Monninger GENRE : Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Romance FBRC RATING : 4 stars BLURB: J. P. Monninger, author of the international bestseller The Map That Leads to You, the novel Nicholas Sparks called “romantic and unforgettable”, tells a poignant love story of the ways the world divides two souls—and the way that love brings them together. Kate Moreton is in Ireland on sabbatical from her teaching position at Dartmouth College when she meets Ozzie…