Sweetheart Seer Books


Category: ARC

*I was provided an e-arc from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.*

“13 Minutes” by Sarah Pinborough

I was confused at first as to why this one was a Netgalley read when it says it doesn’t release until October but that there were so many reviews already on here. It looks like it has been changed a bit and is being re-released. It was first published February 18th, 2016 and from what I can gather Netflix is making it into an original movie. This was interesting to […]

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“Raising Resilience” by: Christopher Willard

The subtitle “The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children” is definitely appropriate! Filled with TONS of links between Psychology and Buddhism, this book was a must read for me. I do not have kids, I wanted to read this for the sole purpose of those two links. The approach of speaking to children as children was well explained as far as their development and their mode of […]

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“Sleep Like a Baby” (Aurora Teagarden #10) by: Charlaine Harris

Oh Charlaine Harris. I love her books. I have read ALL of her series. From the very first to this final installment in the Aurora series, why oh why does she continue to overuse the word “little”? I have ranted about this in previous reviews of her previous works. I had to take a deep breath on this one as I read and before I began this review. Real Talk […]

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“Lolas’ House: Filipino Women Living with War” by: M. Evelina Galang

The author of this took years to gather her research and to interview 16 Lolas/”Comfort Women”. The name “Comfort Women” is a subterfuge-y type of misnomer because there was nothing “comforting” about what they went through. During World War II the Japanese soldiers came into their homes, injured and or brutally murdered their fathers, mothers, siblings, husbands, and kidnapped these women to their camps. The suffering they endured was nothing […]

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“Glow” by: Megan E. Bryant

  I am SO excited to finally get to share this review with all of you! You have no idea how hard it is to keep the amazingness of a story under wraps until closer to the publishing date. Ah! It can be tough being a book blogger… The beginning of this story we find our very modern narrator Julie bumping into a friend of hers, Lauren. We learn some […]

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“Girls Made of Snow and Glass” by Melissa Bashardoust

I first heard about this one in the BuzzBooks Fall/Winter preview (See my blog post here) When I was approved, I jumped into reading. I like re-tellings when the story is taken and made into the authors own. That was evident here. Being told in two separate timelines, from before the Evil Queen, Mina age sixteen, rose to power and Snow, Lynet age fifteen, when Mina is already in power. The […]

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“Mask of Shadows” (Duology #1) by Linsey Miller

There was a LOT of hype around this book so I was super excited to get to read an early copy for review. It was marketed as being perfect for fans of Sarah J Maas (Which why why why are so many fantasy books now said to be just like SJM? It’s okay to not be. Her writing is great don’t get me wrong, but it’s getting a little overkill […]

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“In 27 Days” by: Alison Gervais

There are few books that I feel show strong character relationship builds…this book was one of them. The relationship between Hadley and Archer felt extremely realistic. Archer is not 100% perfect Mr. Prince Charming Swoon over him because he is so perfect. He is flawed. He has issues. He isn’t your “typical” loner bad boy that just needs some good girl to come along… ::::::WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD:::::::: Hadley reminded me […]

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“Hook’s Tale” by: John Leonard Pielmeier

I am a sucker for any type of modern retelling of a well-loved story. The writing style was interesting and the story pace was decent, however I felt it was a bit more telling instead of showing. Let me elaborate. There was a lot of “but I’ll get to that later” which felt a bit like filler to me. If we aren’t getting to that until later perhaps find a […]

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“Who Is Rich?” by: Matthew Klam

The writing style was very meandering. The character was meandering through his life as well, so it fit. A man who is in his forties and classically going through a mid-life crisis in my opinion, he is wandering around and hurting people without really meaning to. He is hurting his wife, his children, his mistress and her children, the mistresses husband too. I have a real issue with books like […]

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