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Waiting on Wednesday: From Sand and Ash

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted over at  Breaking the Spine , so head over there to join in or see what it is all about :) From Sand and Ash Written by : Amy Harmon Publisher : Lake Union Publishing ISBN: 1503939324 Release Date:  December 1st, 2016  Genres : Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, World war 2, Italian literature, Italy, European setting Pages : - (Paperback) Buy :  Book Depository Add to  Goodreads   Summary : "Italy, 1943 - Germany occupies much of the country, placing the Jewish population in grave danger during World War II.  As children, Eva Rosselli and Angelo Bianco were raised like family but divided by circumstance and religion. As the years go by, the two find themselves falling in love. But the church calls to Angelo and, despite his deep feelings for Eva, he chooses the priesthood.  Now, more then a decade later, Angelo is a Catholic priest and Eva is a woman with nowhere to turn. With the Gestapo closing in, Angelo hides

Top 10 Tuesday: Scary Books in my future!

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I have read a lot of books that people say are scary and i read them and didn't see it....  But here is to hoping for a better track record in the future! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted over at  Brokeandbookish.com , so clearly not my idea! This weeks TTT is all about scary books -or prep for Halloween actually but i picked scary books. Because i am certainly not going to talk about costumes or anything like that! I also as i already said, don't really have any good recommendations since most "scary" books i read were mostly just boring to me and not scary at all! So instead i am showing my scary book TBR.  It is kind of funny that books and movies really don't scare me anymore.  Because in real life? I jump so easily my mother and i joked that i could easily be on one of those funny home videos! I mean i don't scream, but i jump or punch or kick out like a crazy person when a get scared by something.  And le

Waiting on Wednesday: A Study in Scarlet Women

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted over at  Breaking the Spine , so head over there to join in or see what it is all about :) A Study in Scarlet Women Written by : Sherry Thomas Publisher : Berkley ISBN: 042528140 Release Date:  October 18th, 2016 (Or maybe its already out? Because i saw that some people are already reading it? But i looked it up where i live and there the release date above) Genres : Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Retelling, Sherlock Holmes Retelling, Historical, Mystery, Historical Mystery, thriller, crime Pages : 336 (Paperback) Buy :  Book Depository Add to  Goodreads   Summary : "With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of their fairer sex in upper class society. But even she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London.  When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her si

Waiting on Wednesday: The Other Einstein

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted over at  Breaking the Spine , so head over there to join in or see what it is all about :) The Other Einstein Written by : Marie Benedict Publisher : Sourcebooks Landmark ISBN:  1 492637254 Release Date:  October 18th, 2016 Genres : Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Historical, Scientific history, Einstein History, woman in science Pages : 304 (Hardcover) Buy :  Book Depository Add to  Goodreads   Summary : "What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein's fame? His first wife, Mileva ""Mitza" Maric was more than the devoted mother of their three children - she was also a brilliant physicist in her own right, and her contributions to the special theory of relativity have been hotly debated for more then a century.  In 1896, the extraordinarily gifted Mileva is the only woman studying physics at an elite school in Z├╝rich. There, she falls for charismatic fellow