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Book Review “The Book Supremacy” by Kate Carlisle (Bibliophile Series #13)

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Title:  The Book Supremacy

Author:  Kate Carlisle

Series:  Bibliophile Series #13

Synopsis (from bn.com):  Newlyweds Brooklyn and Derek are enjoying the final days of their honeymoon in Paris. As they’re browsing the book stalls along the Seine, Brooklyn finds the perfect gift for Derek, a first edition James Bond novel, The Spy Who Loved Me. When they bump into Ned, an old friend from Derek’s spy days, Brooklyn shows him her latest treasure.

Once they’re back home in San Francisco, they visit a spy shop Ned mentioned. The owner begs them to let him display the book Brooklyn found in Paris as part of the shop’s first anniversary celebration. Before they agree, Derek makes sure the security is up to snuff—turns out, the unassuming book is worth a great deal more than sentimental value.

Soon after, Derek is dismayed when he receives a mysterious letter from Paris announcing Ned’s death. Then late one night, someone is killed inside the spy shop. Are the murders connected to Brooklyn’s rare, pricey book? Is there something even more sinister afoot? Brooklyn and the spy who loves her will have to delve into the darkest parts of Derek’s past to unmask an enemy who’s been waiting for the chance to destroy everything they hold dear.

My thoughts:  This was just a wonderfully delightful, fun book-themed cozy!   I already loved this series . . . but this one really knocked it out of the park for me.

What was super fun about this one for me was that much of it was set in a Spy shop complete with café, Escape rooms, a book nook and the works!  What a great setting.

Love the solid characters in this series . . .

If you are a book lover, a cozy lover, . . . then get your hands on this series.

And remember,

Books Are Life,

Heather

 

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2020 Book Challenge: “PopSugar Reading Challenge”

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This year I am joining the annual PopSugar Reading Challenge.   This year there are 40 reading prompts/themes to cross off and an additional 10 advanced prompts all focused on 2020!!  Sounds fun!!

Join along and enjoy the ride . . .

And remember,

Books Are Life,

Heather

 

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2020 Book Challenge: “Literary Escapes”

2020-LITERARY-ESCAPES-CHALLENGE-BE-343Join me and the lovely folks at Escape with Dolly Cas for a trip through the United States this year in your reading . . .

https://www.escapewithdollycas.com/2019/11/24/2020-literary-escapes-challenge/

And remember,

Books Are Life,

Heather

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2020 Book Challenge: “Calendar of Crime”

Calendar of Crime Challenge

This year I am going to try a new reading challenge I found sponsored by the lovely readers at The Reader’s Block.

Please visit the following link to check it out and join the fun.

https://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2019/10/calendar-of-crime-2020.html 

Calendar of Crime Checkoff Sheet

Happy New Year and happy reading!

And remember,

Books Are Life,

Heather

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2020 Book Challenge “Cruisin’ Thru the Cozies”

Cruisin Thru the Cozies 2020

 

It’s that time of year to refresh, renew, relax . . . and most importantly start new with fresh Reading Challenges!   One of my favorites is the Cruisin’ Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge sponsored by the wonderful folks at Socrates Book Review.

Check out more information at:

https://socratesbookreviews.blogspot.com/2019/11/cruisin-thru-cozies-reading-challenge.html  

Given that I tend to read many other genres as well . . . I think I will go for the Snoop Level where I read 10 cozy mysteries of my choice!

Here is to a successful and fun 2020 reading year!!!

And remember,

Books Are Life,

Heather

 

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2017 Reading Challenge: Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2017

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I am excited to again participate in this Mount TBR Reading Challenge sponsored by My Reader’s Block at the following link:

https://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2016/11/2017-mount-tbr-challenge-sign-up.html

This is the challenge that I really, really, really need as I’m sure most of us readers do because I quite literally have piles and book shelves and closet shelves full of books that I need to get to reading.  Hopefully this helps.

So I’m participating at level Mount Blanc 24 books from you TBR Pile.

Here goes it . . .

And remember,

Books Are Life,

Heather

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2017 Reading Challenge: Full House Reading Challenge

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I’m excited to participate in this Full House Reading Challenge again in 2017 sponsored by The Book Date.  All of the information you need to know about the challenge is at the following link:

http://bookdate.blogspot.com/2016/12/full-house-reading-challenge-2017-sign.html

I like that the categories have changed up a bit this year and excited to fill the board up.  Last year I came within 1 square of the covering the whole board.

So here we go . . .

full-house-challenge-2017-grid

And remember,

Books Are Life,

Heather

 

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