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Blog Tour Book Review: The Mother by Yvvette Edwards

About The Mother

• Hardcover: 256 pages
• Publisher: Amistad (May 10, 2016)

From the critically acclaimed author of A Cupboard Full of Coats comes a provocative novel of a mother enduring the loss of her child, illuminating some of the most important and troubling issues of our time.

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TLC Book Tours: The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner

Old age is nothing if not managing losses: physical ability, appearance, memory, spouses, friends, economic independence, and finally freedom.

As a child, Betsy Lerner was fascinated by the Bridge Ladies, who would show up at her house, “their hair frosted, their nylons shimmery”, and settle down to play Bridge, “communing in their strange language of bids and tricks”.

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Blog Tour Book Review: Father's Day by Simon Van Booy

About Father’s Day

• Hardcover: 304 pages
• Publisher: Harper (April 26, 2016)

“A strong voice full of poetic, timeless grace.”—San Francisco Examiner

When devastating news shatters the life of six-year-old Harvey, she finds herself in the care of a veteran social worker, Wanda, and alone in the world save for one relative she has never met—a disabled felon, haunted by a violent act he can’t escape.

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Blog Tour Book Review: Connected Underneath by Linda Legters

About Connected Underneath

• Paperback
• Publisher: Lethe Press (April 4, 2016)

Madena, upstate New York. Like any other small town, everybody keeps an eye on everybody else’s business without recognizing the secrets that connect them.

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Blog Tour Book Review: The Girl Who Stayed by Tanya Anne Crosby

About The Girl Who Stayed

• Hardcover: 292 pages
• Publisher: Story Plant (April 19, 2016)

Zoe Rutherford wasn’t sure what she was expecting when she returned to Sullivan’s Island.

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Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro | Review

In Depression-era Boston, a city divided by privilege and poverty, two unlikely friends are bound by a dangerous secret. . .

Maeve Fanning, a first generation Irish immigrant, was born and raised among the poor, industrious Italian families of Boston’s North End by her widowed mother. 558 more words

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Blog Tour Book Review: The Decent Proposal by Kemper Donovan

About The Decent Proposal

• Hardcover: 320 pages
• Publisher: Harper (April 5, 2016)

A humorous, heartfelt love story built on a tantalizing premise: would you agree to spend two hours a week with a stranger—just talking—to collect half a million dollars at the end of a year?

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