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The Mother Code – Carole Stivers

★★★★ ½ "If all of this is true, then you are asking me to solve a monumental problem..." A man made pandemic is released in 2049 and the world is absolutely reeling. The world's best scientists are scrambling for a cure. They're not giving up...but they're also coming to the stunning realization. ...we don't have time to save… Continue reading The Mother Code – Carole Stivers

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The Other People – C.J. Tudor

★★★★★ "Daddy!" Then a hand reached back, grabbed her arm and yanked her down. Out of sight. Gone. Vanished. Three years ago, Gabe witnesses the disappearance of his daughter...only to find out she was dead (along with his wife). But...he's never believed it. There was always something niggling in the back of his mind. ...he had… Continue reading The Other People – C.J. Tudor

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Stuck in the Doldrums – Carole P. Roman

★★★★ "We are marooned," he groaned. Oh NO! Not the Doldrums!! Captain No Beard and his crew are ready for adventures...only it appears that the adventures aren't ready for them. The winds are no longer blowing and their ship is stuck at an island. And everything goes well at first but soon...the captain starts to get restless.… Continue reading Stuck in the Doldrums – Carole P. Roman

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Essential Pregnancy Q&A – Bryn Huntpalmer

Being pregnant can feel like an open invitation for advice from everyone in your life... There is a LOT of information out there, and while you do get to visit the doctor several times throughout the's hard to cram in weeks worth of questions in such a short time. I often wished I had my care… Continue reading Essential Pregnancy Q&A – Bryn Huntpalmer

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Dame Traveler – Nastasia Yakoub

★★★★ I chose the name Dame Traveler because I wanted to exemplify strength, selflessness, and courage. Nastasia Yakoub is the founder of the Dame Traveler - a travel blog for women adventuring across the world. She empowers women to travel - alone - anywhere and every where. But, she was not always the bold and daring woman she is… Continue reading Dame Traveler – Nastasia Yakoub

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Mindfulness for Kids -Carole P. Roman & J. Robin Albertson-Wren

★★★★ ½ Welcome, friend! This book has been created just for you. There's a LOT of stress that kids experience - even though adults don't always recognize it. It's easy to get overwhelmed. Jayden looked at the floor, then at the ceiling. He looked everywhere but at her face...The words were stuck in his throat. Children have… Continue reading Mindfulness for Kids -Carole P. Roman & J. Robin Albertson-Wren

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Review: Beneath Cruel Fathoms by Anela Deen on One Book More Blog

Oh my gosh! I love this review – and I cannot recommend this book enough!

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After a violent storm destroys her ship, Isaura Johansdottir knows better than to hope she’ll be rescued from Eisland’s vast Failock Sea. Adrift and alone, her plans to start over lost, it’s a tragic conclusion after the disastrous end of her marriage—until she’s saved by Leonel, one of the merfolk, a creature long believed extinct. In repayment for her life, Leonel enlists her help to investigate the Failock’s mysterious and deadly plague of squalls. But when Isaura discovers Eisland’s ruthless new Lord commands the storms, her life will be in more danger on land than it ever was at sea.

As guardian of the Fathoms, Leonel must find the cause of unnatural storms ravaging the tidal currents and destroying the sea life. There are rumors of dark magic stirring in the Orom Abyss, the resting place of old, vanquished gods who tried to submerge the land millennia ago. Yet…

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Indestructibles: Let’s Go Outside! – Ekaterina Trukhan (Illustrations), Amy Pixton (Creator)

★★★★ ½ Look up at the big, blue sky! A young child and their family go on an outside adventure! From the deep woods to a friendly fish pond to a fancy flower garden - this book has plenty of memorable activities. The little one can follow along with real-life activities (like stretching like a tree) or just… Continue reading Indestructibles: Let’s Go Outside! – Ekaterina Trukhan (Illustrations), Amy Pixton (Creator)