Review: First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen by Charlie Lovett

If you love Jane Austen you need to move this book up to the top of your TBR list immediately!

Sophie Collingwood’s uncle has just died under questionable circumstances and then his prized rare book collection has been sold to satisfy his debts.

To console herself, Sophie goes to work at her favorite bookstore in London, Antiquarian Books.

While working at the store, she is approached by two different collectors who are after the same book, Little Book of Allegories, written by Reverend Richard Mansfield in 1796.

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Giveaway: THE TIGER QUEENS by Stephanie Thornton

In the late twelfth century, across the sweeping Mongolian grasslands, brilliant, charismatic Temujin ascends to power, declaring himself the Great, or Genghis, Khan. But it is the women who stand beside him who ensure his triumph….

Thanks to the Publisher and HFVBT, I am ecstatic to be able to offer a copy of THE TIGER QUEENS for your enjoyment! Giveaway is for one paperback copy.

Giveaway runs 11/19/14 to 11/25/14

Winners will be announced 11/26/14.

(how to enter)

On this blog you must leave a comment to be entered in the giveaway.  Your comment MUST include your email so I can contact you….if you do not enter an email in the comments your entry will be void. Winners will be notified by email the day after the giveaway closes and have five days to respond, it not another winner will be chosen. 

(GIVEAWAY OPEN TO US/CANADA ONLY AND NO PO BOX)

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Review: The Tiger Queens: The Women of Genghis Khan by Stephanie Thornton

Genghis Khan was one of antiquities most notorious and feared leaders. The Mongol empire grew exponentially under his reign but behind every fearless leader, there is often a woman pushing him to be better.

This is the story of the women who made Genghis Khan’s empire what it was. It begins with the story of Borte, his queen. Borte’s future has been foretold by her seer mother and it doesn’t look good.

She will come between two brothers and will bring war and destruction to her people because of it. But true to her promise to marry the man who would be come Genghis Khan, she endures the prophecy with as much dignity as she can.

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Interview: Last Words by Rich Zahradnik

In the darkest corners of New York City, LAST WORDS examines the city during its harshest period in 1975.

While New York burns, Coleridge Taylor, a reporter for the Messenger-Telegram, hunts down a killer, hoping to redeem himself for writing an invented news article.

Laura Wheeler, a co-worker, joins Taylor on his adventure, dodging the mob and crooked cops. Will they be able to achieve justice in time or will they be engulfed by the rest of the city?

To celebrate the upcoming release of this thrilling mystery, I am spotlighting an interview with Rich Zahradnik! Without further ado please welcome Rich Zahradnik to The Lit Bitch!

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Review: The Firebird (Slains #2) by Susanna Kearsley

Nicola Marter is a seemingly normal women, with an extraordinary gift. She can touch an object and see it’s past history.

But she doesn’t like using her gift. She is afraid of being called a ‘freak’ and that people won’t accept her.

So she hides her gift. While working in an art gallery specializing in Russian art, an old woman arrives with a wood carving of a firebird, claiming it belonged to Catherine the Great.

Nicola’s boss doesn’t have any way of authenticating it and thus, it has no value to an art dealer. But when she touches it she sees that it was in fact given to a girl named Anna by Catherine the Great…..but how can she prove it?

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