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Labor of Love - by Maguerite Martin Gray

   My Review Labor of Love, a captivating audiobook by Marguerite Martin Gray, tells the story of Ana Geovani, who has spent eight years as a companion to her cousins in the Medici household. Despite her long-standing service, Ana still grapples with questions about her role and place in the household. Her fears escalate as her cousin's marriage approaches, and a marriage is arranged for Ana without her consent, leaving her feeling helpless and disheartened. Even the beauty of the palace gardens, which she holds dear, fails to lift her spirits. Meanwhile, Marco Rossi, the newest under-gardener at the palace, has always dreamed of mastering the art of gardening and learning from the best architects and gardeners. However, his peace of mind is threatened by a secret mission that could jeopardize his position and even his love for Ana. Despite his faith in God and his belief in a bigger plan, the potential consequences of challenging a Medici member weigh heavily on him. As the desire

No Matter What - by Jennifer Carr

  My Review In the book "No Matter What" by Jennifer Carr, the protagonist Jess Hayley possesses a rare ability to understand people's emotions and thoughts through their body language and micro-expressions. One day, she meets Bryan Carsen, a member of the U.S. Army Cyber Force, and her life is changed forever. As Bryan gets involved in a covert investigation, Jess experiences the consequences of his actions, which are further complicated by the arrival of a mysterious box of evidence that puts her loved ones in danger. Suddenly, she finds herself in a perilous web of intrigue, where trust becomes elusive, and she has to question the loyalty of those closest to her. As Jess confronts the unsettling possibility that someone she trusted deeply has been keeping secrets from her, she must summon the strength to open her heart and trust again. Her journey is marked by twists and turns, self-discovery, resilience, and the intricate interplay between perception and reality, show

Offsides - by Lori Z. Scott

   My Review "Offsides" by Lori Z. Scott is a captivating novel that follows Danielle Stephens during her senior year. As she navigates her final season of soccer, a strained friendship, and a new crush, Danielle unexpectedly stumbles upon a human trafficking ring in her town. Troubled by the older man's suspicious behavior towards her young neighbor, Danielle becomes determined to protect the girl from harm. However, she soon realizes that the situation is much more dangerous than she initially thought, and if she isn't careful, she could become the next victim. This book offers an emotional and heartfelt narrative that will resonate with readers. It delves into important themes such as friendship, bravery, and standing up against injustice. "Offsides" delivers an engaging storyline filled with suspense and surprises that will keep you hooked until the very end. We would like to express our gratitude to Celebrate Lit for hosting this wonderful book and brin

Water's Break - by Sophia L. Hansen

   My Review I recently had the pleasure of reading "Water's Break" by Sophia L. Hansen, and I must say that it was a truly captivating book! The story revolves around Nica, a young Olomi woman who is determined to avoid the traditional rituals of her sister's bonding ceremony. However, she could never have anticipated the momentous events that would follow. As the heavens opened up and rained fire and stone on her planet, Nica watched in horror as the very waters that covered her planet broke apart. Mountains erupted from the sea, and dry ground was born on the Deep, a place that had always been a sanctuary for the Olomi people. The disaster left Nica's family shattered, and she knew that she needed to find her sister, regardless of the danger. However, things quickly take a turn for the worse when Nica is abducted by strange landwalkers who possess incredible strength and technology. She soon realizes that the disaster was not a natural occurrence, but a calcula

Loving Beth - by Bonnie Rose Ward

    My Review I recently had the pleasure of reading a book titled "Loving Beth" authored by Bonnie Rose Ward. The book is a beautiful piece of literature that captivates the reader with its wonderfully crafted characters and an intriguing storyline that is both touching and heartwarming. The story takes place in Rosewood, West Virginia, during the post-civil war era, where we meet the protagonist Beth McCullough, who is struggling to make ends meet with her mother on their small farm. However, things take a turn for the worse when Beth's mother suddenly passes away, leaving her alone and lonely and facing the threat of losing her only home due to the banker's arrogant son, who demands full repayment of their loan within thirty days. As if that's not enough, Beth discovers two small children who've been abandoned and must now take care of them alongside defending her farm from the banker's son. Amid all these troubles, Beth meets Jacob, a handsome man who