It’s APRIL FOOLS DAY and I already fell for a fake news story about Tony Romo heading back to the Dallas Cowboys 🤦🏻♀️. What’s the best April Fools prank you’ve heard of or been a part of?!
Check out 7️⃣ new posts last week…
Book Review(s) posted for:
Midnight at the Wandering Vineyard by Jamie Raintree
I read 3️⃣ books last week.
📚The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Gervais Graves 4/5
📚The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman 4/5
📚The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis 3/5 (Note: I listened to the first 3 hours on audiobook 🎧 but I just couldn’t finish it – the narrators accents were too much. I did try!)
I’ve heard good things about this gritty and heartfelt debut and I can tell it’s going to be hard to put down. Good thing it’s Spring Break! ON SALE 4/1/19
“A harrowing debut novel of a tragic disappearance and one sister’s journey through the trauma that has shaped her life.”
Have you entered my Instagram giveaway? USA friends enter here and International friends may enter here.
The Week Ahead:
LITERARY ORANGE IS THIS SATURDAY in Newport Beach! This will be my 3rd year attending and the author line-up is fantastic. Keynote Speakers: Martha Hall Kelly, Alan Brennert and Tara Conklin. Also attending: Liska Jacobs, S.A. Lelchuck, Jennifer Wolf, T. Greenwood, Paddy Hirsch, Elise Hooper, Ann Mah, Allie Rowbottom, Wade Rouse, Matt Fitzgerald, Jim Kempton, Rhonda Sciortino, Anna Vocino, Kate Quinn, Julie Clark, Lydia Fitzpatrick, Amy Meyerson, Tina Cassidy, Kara Cooney, Miriam Pawel, Helen Zia, Eric Bernt, Elizabeth Klehfoth, Charlton Pettus, Steve Atinsky, Wade Lucas, Yangsze Choo, Vanessa Hua, Greg Hurwitz, Ellison Cooper, Jessica Knoll, Robert Rotstein, Melissa Broder, Swan Huntley, Lisa Locascio, Terry Gamble, Elizabeth Letts, Roxanne Veletzos, Meredith May, Sunita Puri, Leslie Schwartz
Which authors would you want to meet?
I’m working on my March Review post and planning April blog posts. It’s shaping up to be a busy book month!
🎉🎉Keep an eye out for a VIP (very important post) on TWO SPECIAL NEW TITLES!🎉🎉
📚Little Lovely Things by Maureen O’Connell. On Sale 4/2/19
📚 When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton. On Sale 4/9/19
So that’s my week, tell me what you’re reading/making/listening to!
#IMWAYR is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It’s a great way to recap your weekend and plan your reading goals for the week ahead.
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Oh my, Jaymi! So many great reads! And your book festival?! I want to meet them all! What a list! I’ll be watching for your review of Lily in the Light! ♥️
Thanks Jenni! ❤️
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill sounds good. My weekly updates
Thanks for stopping by!
I like the cover of The Bookish Life of Nina Hill. Enjoy the literary festival.
Have a great reading week and please stop by:)
Youre the second person to say The Girl He Used to Know was good! It caught my attention because it took place partially at the University of Illinois.
Your book festival sounds wonderful. There are several authors that I would love to meet and listen to, some I have not read anything from,but will now check out their books. The Bookish Book of Nina Hill looks really good. I am just finishing Never Tell by Lisa Gardner and listening to The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons. Have a great week, Jaymi.
The Girl He Used to Know is next on my TBR
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