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JHSiess

JHSiess

Joined March 2018

Constant reader/book reviewer: www.jhsiess.com Attorney|Musician|Mom|Auntie|Grandauntie. Lodi, Ca FB|Twitter|Goodreads: jhsiess Insta: jhscolloquium
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The Perfect Son by Lauren North
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The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
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Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh
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The Perfect Son | Lauren North
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Author ?????? ????? is my special guest, discussing "Getting Out of Your Character's Head." Her debut novel, ??? ??????? ???, is available now! I'll be reviewing it & giving away a copy on Monday, August 19th.⁣⁣
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Read Lauren's post: https://tinyurl.com/y253cc2l

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In 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝗪𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐇𝐞𝐫, author Tish Cohen breaks your heart . . . but it's worth the pain because she eloquently examines a marriage threatened by unthinkable stressors. Can it survive? ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

There's still time to enter to win your own copy, courtesy of @GalleryBooks!⁣

Enter until midnight PDT TONIGHT, Wednesday, August 14th!⁣

https://tinyurl.com/yxdh5xf7

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Never Tell | Lisa Gardner
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📖 📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖 📖⁣ ⁣

Never read a D.D. Warren mystery from #LisaGardner? No worries! They can be enjoyed as stand-alone volumes! And 𝐍𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐞𝐥𝐥 is a great place to start. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

I have TWO copies of #NeverTell to give away, courtesy of Penguin Random House Publishing! (U.S. only.) ⁣

Enter until midnight PDT on Monday, August 19th!⁣

https://tinyurl.com/y27fwpw8

bookaholic1 Lisa Gardner brings out some pretty good books.👍👍 4d
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Keeping Lucy | T. Greenwood
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Keeping Lucy is compelling, heartbreaking, & a testament to human resilience. Inspired by horrifying actual events, you will not be able to put it down.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐

I have a copy to give to a lucky reader (U.S. only), courtesy of St. Martin's Press. Enter until midnight PDT on Sunday, August 18th.

Enter: https://tinyurl.com/y4men3l2

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𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝗪𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐇𝐞𝐫, by 𝐓𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐂𝐨𝐡𝐞𝐧, is an exquisite examination of a family in crisis. Heartbreaking, gripping, hopeful . . . it's a believable journey through the emotions of a married couple whose relationship is pushed to the brink of breaking. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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Gallery Books has generously provided two copies for me to give away!⁣⁣ Enter until midnight PDT on Wed., August 14th.

Enter: https://tinyurl.com/yxdh5xf7

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Keep You Close | Karen Cleveland
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ENTRIES CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT!

Keep You Close, Her second novel, establishes Karen Cleveland as a first-rate author of tautly-constructed, contemporary, pulse-pounding thrillers. The ending will keep you up at night! 😳 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

Random House has generously provided 2 copies for me to give to 2 lucky U.S. residents. ⁣

𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: https://tinyurl.com/yy28y4av

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📖 📖 𝐃𝐨𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 📖 📖⁣
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𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐎𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬,​ by Kristan Higgins, explores loss, grief, & choices. Often funny, & full of endearing & memorable characters. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣

My copy (unread) goes to 1 lucky reader.⁣

𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐋𝐮𝐜𝐤 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐭, courtesy of Penguin Random House. (U.S. residents.)

Enter until 𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐏𝐃𝐓, 𝐒𝐮𝐧., 𝐀𝐮𝐠. 𝟏𝟏: https://tinyurl.com/y66paupj

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Girls Like Us | Cristina Alger
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~~~ 𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐋𝐋 𝐓𝐈𝐌𝐄 𝐓𝐎 𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐑 ~~~⁣⁣⁣
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Girls Like Us, by Cristina Alger, is on every summer must-read list . . . for good reason. It's eerily timely, compelling, & emotionally rich. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣

Penguin Random House has generously provided 2 copies for me to give to 2 lucky U.S. residents.⁣⁣ Entries close at 𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐏𝐃𝐓 𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐰, 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 ⁣
𝟒𝐭𝐡.⁣

𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: https://tinyurl.com/y2985pzm.

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Keep You Close | Karen Cleveland
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Need To Know, Karen Cleveland's debut novel, was one of the best books of 2018. With Keep You Close, she establishes herself as a first-rate author of tautly-constructed, contemporary, pulse-pounding thrillers. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

Random House has generously provided 2 copies for me to give to 2 lucky U.S. residents. ⁣

𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: https://tinyurl.com/yy28y4av

Entries accepted until midnight PDT on Wednesday, August 7!

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~~~ 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐒 ~~~⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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Lady in theLake, Laura Lippman's noir thriller, is set in her native Baltimore in the mid 1960's. Combining modern psychological and sociological insights with mystery, it'sbeing bv heralded as one of Lippman's best. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

⁣⁣⁣𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐢𝐧 𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐥 𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐏𝐃𝐓 𝐓𝐎𝐍𝐈𝐆𝐇𝐓:
https://tinyurl.com/y6x2764w

(U.S. residents only.)⁣⁣

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Girls Like Us | Cristina Alger
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~~~ 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 ~~~⁣⁣
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Cristina Alger, author of The Banker's Wife, has penned one of this summer's hottest thrillers, Girls Like Us. It's an eerily timely, fast-paced, & moving mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

Penguin Random House has generously provided 2 copies for me to give to 2 lucky U.S. residents.⁣⁣
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Enter until midnight PDT on Sun., August 4th: https://tinyurl.com/y2985pzm.

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The Heart Keeper | Alex Dahl
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❤ 𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐋𝐋 𝐓𝐈𝐌𝐄 𝐓𝐎 𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐑 ❤⁣⁣
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The Heart Keeper, by Alex Dahl, is a deeply negrossing, emotionally rich thriller. Set in Norway, inspired by Dahl's own experience of nearly losing a child, it is an eloquent, disturbing thriller that builds to an action-packed conclusion. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

Enter to win a copy until 𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐏𝐃𝐓 𝐉𝐮𝐥𝐲 𝟐𝟖, courtesy of Berkley Publishing.
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𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: https://tinyurl.com/y2mvuxnd
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📸: Alex Dahl

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Bestselling author Laura Lippman's stylish noir thriller, Lady in the Lake, combines modern psychological & sociological insights. Stephen King aptly calls it "extraordinary!" ⭐⭐⭐⭐

I am passing on the (unread) copy provided me by Harper Collins to a lucky U.S. resident.

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/y6x2764w until midnight PDT on Wednesday, July 31.

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Have You Seen Luis Velez? | Catherine Ryan Hyde
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LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES! Catherine Ryan Hyde, in her beautiful new novel, Have You Seen Luis Velez?, will confirm your belief in the value of kindness. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣

Lake Union Publishing has generously provided 2 copies for me to give to 2 lucky U.S. residents. Entries accepted through midnight PDT TONIGHT.

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/y2n3w9nt

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The Heart Keeper | Alex Dahl
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❤⁣❤❤ 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 ❤❤❤⁣⁣
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Alex Dahl, author of The Boy at the Door, has just released The Heart Keeper, a novel inspired by deeply personal events. It is an eloquent, emotionally-wrenching, & suspenseful tale set in⁣ beautiful Norway, Dahl's birthplace. ⭐⭐⭐⭐
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Enter to win a copy of The Heart Keeper until midnight PDT on Sunday, July 28, courtesy of Berkley Publishing!

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/y2mvuxnd

IvoryLunatic that link doesn't work for me :( 4w
JHSiess @IvoryLunatic Try it again. 🤓 4w
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Last Summer | Kerry Lonsdale
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~~ 𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐋𝐋 𝐓𝐈𝐌𝐄 𝐓𝐎 𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐑 ~~
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Last Summer is another bestseller for Kerry Lonsdale -- deservedly so. The author of the popular Everything series explores this ques.: 𝘊𝘢𝘯 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘥𝘰𝘯'𝘵 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘩𝘶𝘳𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶? As she takes you deeper into the mystery, you won't know who to cheer for! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣
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⁣⁣Enter until midnight PDT on Sun. night!⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: 𝐡𝐭𝐭𝐩𝐬://𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐲𝐮𝐫𝐥.𝐜𝐨𝐦/𝐲𝐲𝟐𝟒𝐯𝐨𝐱𝐫

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Have You Seen Luis Velez? | Catherine Ryan Hyde
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Need a break from divisiveness & negativity? Catherine Ryan Hyde is one of America's most beloved authors. Her beautiful new novel, Have You Seen Luis Velez?, again demonstrates why. It will give you renewed hope that there is goodness in the world. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣

Lake Union Publishing has generously provided 2 copies for me to give to 2 lucky U.S. residents. Entries accepted through midnight PDT July 25.

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/y2n3w9nt

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I'll Never Tell | Catherine McKenzie
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~~~ 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐒 ~~~⁣⁣
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Enter until 𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐏𝐃𝐓 to win a copy of I'll Never Tell, Catherine McKenzie's new mystery set at summer camp.⁣
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What happened to Amanda Holmes 20 years ago remains a mystery. The 5 MacAllisters can only vote to sell or keep their parents' summer camp after they determine who attacked Amanda that night long ago. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣
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𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: https://tinyurl.com/yxtg8hlu

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Last Summer | Kerry Lonsdale
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Kerry Lonsdale, author of the popular Everything series, again tackles the topic of memory loss in her new novel, Last Summer. Can what you don't know hurt you? Last Summer is a stylish, sophisticated mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣

Lake Union Publishing is generously providing one (1) copy to a U.S. resident.⁣⁣⁣
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Entries accepted through midnight PDT on Monday, July 22!⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞: 𝐡𝐭𝐭𝐩𝐬://𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐲𝐮𝐫𝐥.𝐜𝐨𝐦/𝐲𝐲𝟐𝟒𝐯𝐨𝐱𝐫

tammysue I‘m excited to read this one, it sounds great! 1mo
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Those People | Louise Candlish
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~~~ 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋 ~~~⁣
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Entries accepted until midnight PDT TONIGHT to win a copy of Louise Candlish's complex, dark new psychological thriller, Those People! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣

𝘊𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘩𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘯𝘦𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘣𝘰𝘳 𝘦𝘯𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘱𝘭𝘰𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘩𝘪𝘮?⁣⁣
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Berkley Publishing is generously providing 2 copies to 2 lucky U.S. residents.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/yy6s5zq5

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Mrs. Everything | Jennifer Weiner
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Mrs. Everything is the saga of two sisters who couldn't be more opposite coming of age in the era of Woodstock, Vietnam, women's liberation, & so much more. It's an engrossing exploration of two women trying to find their place in the world -- & a timely reminder of how much further women have to go to achieve equality. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Full review: https://tinyurl.com/y2tkjdsa

Coming up Monday, 7/15: Review & giveaway of Last Summer by Kerry Lonsdale.

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Layover | David Bell
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⁣⁣⁣⁣ ~~~~ 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝐓𝐎 𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐑 ~~~~⁣⁣⁣
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Entries close at midnight PDT TONIGHT. Two copies of 𝐋𝐚𝐲𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫, by bestselling author David Bell, are up for grabs, courtesy of Berkley Publishing.⁣
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𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: https://tinyurl.com/yxe2svom⁣
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While visiting, you can also enter to win a copy of 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐏𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞, the new thriller from Louise Candlish ~~ and ~~ a copy of 𝐈'𝐥𝐥 𝐍𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐞𝐥𝐥 by Catherine McKenzie!!

Slajaunie Thanks for sharing! 1mo
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I'll Never Tell | Catherine McKenzie
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Author #CatherineMcKenzie's new mystery,
I'll NeverTell, is one of this summer's must-read books!⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣

I am giving away two (2) copies.⁣
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Entries accepted through midnight PDT on Wednesday, July 17!⁣⁣⁣ (U.S. residents only.)⁣⁣⁣⁣

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/yxtg8hlu

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Those People | Louise Candlish
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~~~~ 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 ~~~~⁣⁣⁣
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Author @LouiseCandlish's new thriller, #ThosePeople, will have you wondering how well you know your neighbors . . . and how far you'd go to preserve your established, quiet neighborhood. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

@berkleypub is generously providing two (2) copies to two (2) lucky U.S. residents.⁣⁣
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Entries accepted through midnight PDT on Monday, July 15!⁣⁣⁣ (U.S. residents only.)⁣⁣⁣
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Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/yy6s5zq5

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~~~~ 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝐓𝐎 𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐑 ~~~~⁣⁣
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Entries close at midnight PDT TONIGHT. Two copies of One More Lie, author Amy Lloyd's follow-up to The Innocent Wife, are up for grabs, courtesy of Hanover Square Press.⁣
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𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: https://tinyurl.com/y5mbgx3w
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While visiting, you can also enter to win a copy of Layover, the new thriller from bestselling author David Bell! (Entries accepted through midnight PDT, Friday, July 12.)⁣

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Layover | David Bell
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~~~~ GIVEAWAY ~~~~

Bestselling author David Bell's new thriller, #Layover, is one of this summer's must-read mysteries: inventive, fast-paced, thought-provoking, & emotionally gripping.
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Courtesy of Berkley Publishing, I am giving away two (2) copies to a couple of lucky U.S. residents. Entries accepted through midnight PDT on Friday, July 12.

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/yxe2svom

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~~~~ GIVEAWAY ~~~~

There's still time to enter to win one of two copies of One More Lie, author Amy Lloyd's follow-up to The Innocent Wife.

Entries accepted through midnight PDT on Sunday, July 7!⁣⁣⁣

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/y5mbgx3w

Starting at midnight PDT tonight: Enter to win a copy of Layover, the new thriller from bestselling author David Bell!

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Layover | David Bell
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Author David Bell is my special guest today at Colloquium, discussing what publication day is like for a writer.

Read his article here: https://tinyurl.com/y2mopclf

And be sure to visit Colloquium (http://www.jhsiess.com) on Friday to read my review of Layover and enter to win one of two copies of Layover, generously provided by Berkley Publishing!

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Layover | David Bell
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𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐆𝐑𝐀𝐓𝐔𝐋𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐒!⁣
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Today is publication day for #Layover, the new thriller from David Bell! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

TOMORROW, July 3, David will be my special guest at Colloquium (www.jhsiess.com).⁣

And on Friday, July 5, I'll be reviewing #Layover, and offering two (2) copies to two (2) lucky readers (U.S. residents only), courtesy of Berkley Publishing.⁣

📸: David Bell
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Author Amy Lloyd has followed up her debut
novel, The Innocent Wife, with One More Lie, a dark, suspenseful psychological thriller. ⭐⭐⭐⭐
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Hanover Square Press is generously providing two (2) copies of One More Lie to two (2) lucky winners. (U.S. residents only.)⁣⁣⁣

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/y5mbgx3w
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Entries accepted through midnight PDT on Sunday, July 7!⁣⁣⁣
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#NetGalley

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Layover | David Bell
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Alas, I'm not at the beach today. 😥
But I am enjoying a quiet Saturday morning with #Layover, the new thriller from one of my favorite authors, David Bell! It will be available this Tuesday, July 2nd.

David will be my guest this week at Colloquium & I will be giving a copy of Layover to one lucky reader! So be sure to follow me for your chance to win!

📷: David Bell

#summerreading #WeekendReading #NetGalley

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Mrs. Everything | Jennifer Weiner
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I told the gardener, "Too many agapanthus? Impossible!" Indeed, not all of them are blooming yet, but it's a delightful view from inside or out on a beautiful, quiet Sunday morning. Made a Starbucks run & am now relaxing for a bit with #MrsEverything, #JenniferWeiner's new novel.

I've been so busy since I returned from #Maui, I've had no time for reviews. Just a 4-day week stands between me & a staycation when I can read & write reviews! ???

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The Friends We Keep | Jane Green
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It was one last morning on the lanai . . . and then aloha nui loa, #Maui. A hui hou.

Back to reality today, but the countdown to my return to #paradise is well underway. 🤙

Crazeedi I'm always so sad on the last day of a getaway 😥 2mo
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The Friends We Keep | Jane Green
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No better way to spend my last day (for a while) in paradise.

The Friends We Keep, the new book by Jane Green, will be available tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4th.

#NetGalley #VacationReading #Maui

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This is what a perfect Sunday morning looks like. Pōmaikaʻi wau e noho maʻaneʻi. (Translation: I am thankful to be here.)

The Summer We Lost Her by Tish Cohen is un-put-down-able! The characters & setting are captivating. It will be available this Tuesday, June 4th.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful ❤️ 3mo
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I'll Never Tell | Catherine McKenzie
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CONGRATULATIONS to Catherine McKenzie! It's #publicationday & #IllNeverTell is sure to be another bestseller! A dysfunctional family, a 20-year-old mystery . . . what happened to Amanda Holmes? Those are the makings of a perfect summer thriller! ⭐⭐⭐⭐ #NetGalley

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You Fit the Pattern | Jane Haseldine
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Julia Gooden is a Detroit crime reporter. A serial killer meticulously stages his victims in abandoned Detroit churches in identical blue dresses & long dark wigs. They all bear an uncanny resemblance to Julia, who wore the same blue dress to a public function. . . ⁣

Author Jane Haseldine is providing a copy of You Fit the Pattern & $25 Amazon gift card to a lucky U.S. resident.
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Enter until midnight PDT June 2: https://tinyurl.com/y2b5ca2v
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I'll Never Tell | Catherine McKenzie
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Rough afternoon . . .
Enjoying I'll Never Tell, Catherine McKenzie's new book, by the pool.
#VacationReading #vacation2019 #Maui #I♥️Hawaii #NetGalley

bookandcat Enjoy!!!! 3mo
SassyBookworm Have a great vacation!!! 3mo
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One More Lie | Amy Lloyd
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We went upcountry today. Had a scrumptious lunch at the Kula Bistro in Kula on Maui, Hawaii-- the crabcakes panini, a Bistro specialty. My son had espresso creme brulee for dessert but I opted for the lighter lemon mascarpone cake. Saw the cutest little free library while driving around Kula. Also checked out the Surfing Goat Dairy, & the Ocean Vodka Distillery & gift shop.
Now time to finish reading #OneMoreLie by the pool!
#VacationReading

bewareofwords Sounds like heaven! 🥰 3mo
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You Fit the Pattern | Jane Haseldine
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𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘!⁣⁣

Someone is targeting female joggers, meticulously staging their bodies in abandoned Detroit churches wearing identical blue dresses. They look disturbingly like crime reporter Julia Gooden, who owns the same blue dress . . . ⁣⁣
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Jane Hadeldine is generously providing a copy & a $25 Amazon gift card to one (1) lucky resident of the U.S. Enter through midnight PDT June 2!⁣⁣

Enter here: https://tinyurl.com/y2b5ca2v

tracey38 Thanks for sharing. The link doesn't work for me unfortunately. 3mo
JHSiess @tracey38 Weird. Worked when I posted it. Could you try it now & let me know if it's still problematic? Mahalo. 🤙 3mo
tracey38 @JHSiess it's working now! I got an error the first couple times I tried. Thank you! 3mo
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The Night Before | Wendy Walker
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Plot twists galore, misdirection, unreliable narrators . . . Wendy Walker deftly employs them all without making the result gimmicky. You'll be turning the pages quickly as you try to figure out the truth. So settle in . . . you'll be reading for awhile. I was! ⭐⭐⭐⭐
#VacationReading #vacation2019 #Maui #NetGalley

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Keep You Close | Karen Cleveland
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It's still early . . . I might go back to sleep for a bit. For now, I'll just read right here . . .

Karen Cleveland's second thriller, #KeepYouClose, is as riveting as her first, #NeedToKnow, which was one of my favorite books of 2018.

#VacationReading #Maui #IDeserveIt #NetGalley #I♥️Hawaii

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Have You Seen Luis Velez? | Catherine Ryan Hyde
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Mornings on Maui are idyllic.
Have You Seen Luis Velez? by the incomparable Catherine Ryan Hyde, is a perfect choice to read in the land of aloha with a view of Moloka'i (especially if you know that island's history). She writes so beautifully about the human spirit with such seeming ease and compassion. She's one of my all-time favorite authors.
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Pōmaikaʻi wau e noho maʻaneʻi.
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#VacationReading #vacation2019 #NetGalley #I♥️Hawaii

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There's no better place to finish reading The Night Window, Dean Koontz's fifth Jane Hawk thriller.
My tenth floor lanai -- my home for the next two weeks -- is the perfect spot for morning reading -- private, quiet, & has stunning views of Lanai & Moloka'i.

robinb What a gorgeous view! Enjoy! 💙💙💙 3mo
Cathythoughts Oh you lucky one ♥️👍🏻 3mo
JHSiess @robinb @Cathythoughts I could easily live here if it weren't so expensive. I settle for spending about 6 weeks a year here. Hopefully more when I retire. 3mo
IamIamIam Oh hey, Hawaii... how YOU doin??? 😏😉😘 3mo
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You Fit the Pattern | Jane Haseldine
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Today I welcome author Jane Haseldine back to Colloquium (www.jhsiess.com). She relates a frightening true story from her childhood that, to this day, informs and inspires her writing.

Jane is the author of the JuliaGooden mystery series. Julia is a crime reporter in Detroit who manages to find herself on the trail of a killers. The fourth book, You Fit The Pattern, is available now!

Read Jane's post: https://tinyurl.com/y2omedak

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Drawing Home | Jamie Brenner
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Although the world was a place of chaos & disorder, artists could impose order within the confines of their work. When he was painting or creating a sculpture, his mind was completely blank. "It‘s important to be able to find that kind of quiet in your life. When you‘re young, your life, your perspective, has only 1 direction-forward, toward the future. But when you‘re old, you also have the past.The past informs the present & shapes the future.”

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Redemption | David Baldacci
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THERE'S STILL TIME TO ENTER!

Redemption, by David Baldacci, just debuted at #1 on the NYT bestseller list & I'm giving away TWO hardbound copies, courtesy of Grand Central Publishing. There are TWO places & multiple ways to enter:
https://tinyurl.com/y6f282rl
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https://tinyurl.com/y6hypro5

Enter by midnight PDT Sunday, May 12th.

📸: http://www.instagram.com/davidbaldacciauthor

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Redemption | David Baldacci
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GIVEAWAY!!

Redemption, by David Baldacci, just debuted at #1 on the NYT bestseller list & I'm giving away TWO hardbound copies, courtesy of Grand Central Publishing. There are TWO places & multiple ways to enter:
https://tinyurl.com/y6f282rl
and
http://www.Instagram.com/jhscolloquium.

Enter through midnight PDT this Sunday, May 12th.

📸: http://www.instagram.com/davidbaldacciauthor

Reggie Lol, what a handsome book model you employed!! 3mo
JHSiess @Reggie Right? 😀👍 3mo
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Redemption | David Baldacci
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GIVEAWAY!

Redemption, David Baldacci's 5th Memory Man thriller, featuring beloved Detective Amos Decker, is another fast-paced, emotionally moving #1 bestseller!
(Note: Each installment may be read as a stand-alone novel.)
I am giving away two (2) hardback copies, courtesy of Grand Central Publishing!

ENTER: https://tinyurl.com/y6f282rl or http://www.Instagram.com/jhscolloquium.

Entries will be accepted until midnight PDT on Sun., May 12, 2019!

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Drawing Home | Jamie Brenner
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Author Jamie Brenner says this photo provided inspiration for the fictional Windsong, the home designed by recently deceased minimalist artist Henry Wyatt that figures prominently in her new novel, Drawing Home, available May 7th. Henry mentored & inspired 14-year-old Penny, who struggles with OCD, & bequeathed the home to Penny. Brenner says the home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, "lived in my mind for 9 months" as she wrote.

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