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Today is a very special day here at Baer Books. I am honored I was be able to read, review, interview a couple of the authors, and offer a Rafflecopter Giveaway sponsored by William Morrow Publishing for........ The Fall of Poppies Stories of Love and the Great War http://www.tastybooktours.com/2016/01/fall-of-poppies-stories-of-love-and.html https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25743822-fall-of-poppies Amazon | B & N | Google Play | iTunes | Kobo Top voices in historical fiction deliver an intensely moving collection of short stories about loss, longing, and hope in the aftermath of World War I—featuring bestselling authors such as Hazel Gaynor, Jennifer Robson, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig and edited by Heather Webb. A squadron commander searches for meaning in the tattered photo of a girl he’s never met… A Belgian rebel hides from the world, only to find herself nursing the enemy… A young airman marries a stranger to save her honor—and prays to survive long enough to love her…Th…
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My last blogpost was all about thrillers.This time I switched gears a bit and found several really good books of historical fiction at the top of my TBR. You'll have to be a little patient for the reviews, as I want to post closer to their release dates. 

The last few titles I read were:

A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable (she's on a book tour now for

Losing the Light by Andrea Dunlop (courtesy of BookSparks #mywinterisbooked promo)

A Girl Like You by Michelle Cox (debut author, releasing April 19. Review to follow later hopefully with author interview)

Remember the Ladies by Gina Mulligan (debut author, releasing May 18. Review to follow later, hopefully with author interview)

Fall of Poppies (multi-author. I will review in a later post here for Tasty Book Tours featuring spotlight and author interview)

Seven Year Switch by Claire Cook

Annabelle Lee by Mike Nappa

While A Paris Apartment is chick-lit, there was a touch of history to the story that had its basis in a true story.

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I was on a bit of thriller kick, as you could see from my last post. I continued in that vein with Perfect Days and I felt there was a strong tie in to two books I read in 2015.


One of the more interesting books I read was Perfect Days by Raphael Montes. It was translated from Portuguese, as Montes is from Brazil. It is an Amazon Best Book of February pick. The book is currently available for pre-order and the publication date is February 16. My review below and a comparison to another creepily, twisted book, You by Caroline Kepnes, along with my review of that book.



This book was quite intriguing. It reminded me a bit of Caroline Kepnes, You. Teo of Perfect Days was a bit like Joe from You. Teo is a socially awkward medical student living with his widowed mother in Rio. He meets Clarice at a BBQ and becomes ob…