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It's Monday! What are you reading? - July 2



So my plan is each Monday to update anyone who reads this on what I'm currently reading and what I may have finished in the last week.

Currently Reading:

Title: The Princess and the Dressmaker
Author: Jen Wang
Date Started: July 2

Date Started: January 1
Note: Roof Beam Reader Read the Bible as Literature Event

Currently Listening:

Author: Ayn Rand
Narrator: Christopher Hurt
Date Started: August 23, 2017
Note: On part 7 of 7

Finished Reading:

Title: Hot Number (Hot Zone #2)
Author: Carly Phillips
Date Started: June 20
Date Finished: July 2
Stars: 3 of 5
Review: I liked this a bit better than the 1st book in the series, but again there are a lot of stereotypes in play.  Also the whole subplot of the who's setting them up and screwing with things, wasn't necessary and it would have just worked as a who's the daddy plot line.

Title: I'll be Gone in the Dark
Author: Michelle McNamara
Date Started: June 16
Date Finished: June 29
Stars: 5 of 5
Review: Fulfills 'A book of true crime' for the Book Riot 2018 Read Harder Challenge.  Great look in her obsession with the ONS/EAR. This is one of those cases I had heard about, and anytime anything came up I read, but I wasn't very familiar with a lot of the investigators and theories about the killer.  This was a great read in how her obsession helped her pool all this information and bring the case back to the forefront of the nation.

Title: Shelter in Place
Author: Nora Roberts
Date Started: June 24
Date Finished: June 26
Stars: 4 of 5
Review: This book really isn't for everyone, it starts off with a mass shooting and then moves forward into the lives of the main characters and how that day propelled them into the rest of their lives.  Then in true Nora Roberts suspense fashion, it all comes back to haunt them just as they are falling in love.

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Title:How to Walk Away
Author: Katherine Center
My rating:4 of 5 stars
Date Started: Date
Goodreads Summary: 
Margaret Jacobsen has a bright future ahead of her: a fiancé she adores, her dream job, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in one tumultuous moment.

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