September Book Reviews Part 2! @Dwallacepeach @pokercubster @Sandra_Cox #bookreviews #whattoread #readersoftwitter #writingcommunity

Amulets #1 Boji Stones

By Sandra Cox

Maureen wakes up in the hospital after a car accident. She is badly hurt and missing an important piece of jewelry. She needs to find this, to not only heal her injuries but keep the stones safe. I love Maureen and her connection to animals, especially horses. Her protective ranch hand is there for her, but someone wants what she has and doesn’t care who they hurt to get it. What Maureen comes home to after an interesting hospital stay is a man who needs his horse healed. Her kind heart can’t let the poor horse suffer even though she doesn’t trust the man who brought the horse. He offers to stay on to pay her back for her kindness, but the only person she can trust is her ranch hand—and herself. I enjoy how Ms. Cox can weave magic into the real world and make me care about what happens to the characters. A fun read that I found hard to put down. Recommended for those who love romance sprinkled with some magic and danger.

Have Bags, Will Travel

D.G. Kaye

This was a quick, fun read for all those adventurous souls who love to travel or read about it. It took us back to days of more effortless traveling, to current times when there’s a lot more involved. Told in a personal, humorous tone, I immediately connected to the antidotes told. I’m glad I’m not the only one who over packs and then had to pay for it when checking the luggage. I shook my head, knowing how hard it is to get traveling purchases home in luggage — and through customs. Luckily, I’ve only had my bags searched once. I can’t imagine being a target when I came back to my country. I thoroughly enjoyed this; it not only made me want to travel but long for the good old days when planes offered more room. This ends with some sound advice for traveling that includes a luggage scale. An excellent read for travelers!

Catling’s Bane (The Rose Shield Book 1) 

by D. Wallace Peach

Catling’s selfish mother wanted to eliminate a mark on her young daughter’s face so the mother can move up in the harsh world they lived in. Eventually, the mother sells her marked daughter. After leaving a cruel life behind, where hangings are enjoyed, Catling settles into a bit of peace. Yet as time goes by, it becomes apparent there is something special about her mark and her. Some brutal scenes are mixed with vivid images of a world ruled by influencers and power. The relationship between Whitt and Catling was heartwarming, and I rooted for them. But the world she was thrust into was cold and calculating. I loved the beasts that lived in the water as the boats navigated on top of their world. Although Catling was only thirteen when the story ended, she was stronger than most adults around her. This was a story I couldn’t put down as I had to keep reading to see what happened to Catling, and I will eagerly continue this journey by reading the next book.

I only post my 4 & 5-star reviews. If I don’t like a book, I won’t finish it. It doesn’t feel right leaving a review, in that case:) Life is too short not to enjoy every book you read!

Embrace that inner child by reading an amazing story! D. L. Finn

46 thoughts on “September Book Reviews Part 2! @Dwallacepeach @pokercubster @Sandra_Cox #bookreviews #whattoread #readersoftwitter #writingcommunity”

  1. What a pleasure to see a review of Catling’s Bane here, Denise. I’m thrilled that you enjoyed the book. <3 Catling has a rough road ahead of her. And thanks for the recommendation of Boji Stones. I have Sandra's latest, Gellers Find, on my kindle, but I'll need another one after that. And Have Bags will Travel was the first book I read of Debby's. Lots of fun and great advice. Thanks for the reviews and recommendations, and huge hugs. <3

    1. I look forward to seeing what happens to Catling next. I can image it a rough road. I am reading Gellers Find right now 🙂 Debbys book was a lot of fun filled with advice. I have more of her books waiting for me on my Kindle. Hugs right back.

  2. Thank you so much for reading and reviewing my book Denise. I’m so glad you enjoyed it. And I thrilled to have my book here with such talented authors. Thanks again so much. I know well about the Big Fat Kindle, so, much appreciated. Also, glad I saw this on Twitter so I could hop over. Hugs xxx

    1. I really enjoyed it, Debby 🙂 Yes, that big fat kindle will keep me busy for years to come! Glad you saw this on Twitter xo hugs

  3. What a diverse collection of stories, Denise. I love your eclectic taste in reading. These are all excellent authors. Congratulations to Diana, Sandra, and Debby!

    1. Thanks, Mae 🙂 I used to stick to my favorite genre but have enjoyed reading all different ones now.

  4. I loved Catling’s Bane! Diana has a way of creating magic from words that is enviable. I see I have another Sandra Cox novel to read- yay, lol. I have Debby’s on my Kindle and love the cover!

    1. Diana sure does have a way with weaving magic in her writing, Jacquie. I can’t wait to finish the series. I keep finding new gems to read on Kobo from Sandra 🙂 Debbys cover a lot of fun just like the book. Xo

    1. Enjoyed it, as always! Can’t wait to keep reading more about Caitlin adventures. Debby’s book is definitely a fun read.

  5. HI Denise, thank you for these lovely reviews. Sandra’s book sounds riveting and Diana’s books are always fantastic, although I haven’t read this one. I have read and enjoyed this book by Debby Gies.

    1. Thanks, Robbie 🙂 You can’t go wong with either. Debby’s book was definitely an enjoyable read! Happy reading.

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