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Showing posts from April, 2019

Blog Tour: The Time Collector by Gwendolyn Womack: A Book Review

The Time Collector by Gwendolyn Womack Publication Date: April 16, 2019 Picador USA eBook & Paperback; 368 Pages Genre: Historical/Romantic Suspense Synopsis: Travel through time with the touch of a hand.    Roan West was born with an extraordinary gift: he can perceive the past of any object he touches. A highly skilled pyschometrist, he uses his talents to find and sell valuable antiques, but his quiet life in New Orleans is about to change. Stuart, a fellow pyschometrist and Roan’s close friend, has used his own abilities to unearth several out-of-place-artifacts or “ooparts”—like a ring that once belonged to the seventeenth-century mathematician and philosopher René Descartes, but was found buried in prehistoric bedrock.    The relics challenge recorded history, but soon after the discovery, Stuart disappears, making him one of several psychometrists who have recently died or vanished without a trace. When Roan comes across a viral video of

American Princess by Stephanie Marie Thornton: A Book Review

American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt Author: Stephanie Marie Thornton Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Berkley Release Date: March 12, 2019 Pages: 448 Source: Netgalley/Publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: Alice may be the president's daughter, but she's nobody's darling. As bold as her signature color Alice Blue, the gum-chewing, cigarette-smoking, poker-playing First Daughter discovers that the only way for a woman to stand out in Washington is to make waves--oceans of them. With the canny sophistication of the savviest politician on the Hill, Alice uses her celebrity to her advantage, testing the limits of her power and the seductive thrill of political entanglements.      But Washington, DC is rife with heartaches and betrayals, and when Alice falls hard for a smooth-talking congressman it will take everything this rebel has to emerge triumphant and claim her place as an American icon. As Alice soldiers through the