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The Weight of Being by Kara Richardson Whitely #Review @kararwhitely @sealpress

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In The Weight of Being, author Kara Richardson Whitely reveals her struggle with trying to lose weight, having a binge-eating disorder, and the shame she feels about her size. Following along in her journey,  readers will learn about the frustration she felt with each failed dieting attempt, the fears she had about passing on bad food habits to her children, and the despair she felt when her weight began to prevent her from participating in family activities she once enjoyed—all of which ultimately led her to making a life-changing decision.

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An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen #Review @StMartinsPress

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The authors of The Wife Between Us are back with another collaboration, and it’s every bit as good as the first. In An Anonymous Girl, Hendricks and Pekkanen tell us the tale of Jessica Farris, a struggling New York makeup artist who signs up for a psychological study as a means to earn some quick cash. Doctor Shields’ study on ethics and morality turns out to be far more involved than the question-and-answer sessions Jessica expected them to be,  and it isn’t long before she begins to question whether events in her life or real, or just another manipulation of the enigmatic Doctor Shields.

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I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses By Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella #Review @LisaScottoline @FSerritella @StMartinsPress

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The ninth offering in The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman series by mother-daughter duo Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella hit the shelves in July 2018. Filled with hilarious essays about everyday life, this book is guaranteed to provide a delightful diversion from your worries.

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Before and Again by Barbara Delinsky #Review @BarbaraDelinsky @StMartinsPress

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Taking her eyes off the road for a moment is all it took to change the life of Mackenzie Cooper forever. Her car crashed into another, killing her daughter. The loss of her marriage, family, and friends came soon afterwards. Now she’s living a new life in Vermont as Maggie Reid, working as makeup artist in a luxury spa. Her new friends know nothing about her past, and Maggie is enjoying life out of the spotlight… until her friend’s son is accused of a crime. Maggie is faced with a difficult choice: she can be there for her friend, and risk the truth about her past being outed, or protect her secrets at all costs… including the loss of yet another treasured friendship.

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Not Her Daughter by Rea Frey #Review @ReaFrey_Author @stmartinspress

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Is it really kidnapping when you’re rescuing a child?

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