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The Newbie Tag

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I was tagged by The Introverted Book Nerd for The Newbie Tag since I’m fairly new to blogging. Everyone go and check out her blog because it’s just amazing and give her site a follow while you’re at it. Now let’s get on with The Newbie Tag.

       1. WHY DID YOU START THIS BLOG?

I started out my blog mostly because I thought it would be fun to do. I do book reviews and a little bit of everything on my site. But just started doing book reviews. I do read a lot though.

      2. WHAT ARE SOME FUN AND UNIQUE THINGS THAT YOU CAN BRING TO BOOK BLOGGING?

My take on book reviews. Just being myself.

      3. WHAT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS NEW BLOG?

Making friends in the blogging community. I enjoy blogging so making friends online would be great.

      4. WHY DO YOU LOVE TO READ?

Reading helps me wind down. I’m always interested to see if the book has a good plot.

       5. WHAT BOOK OR SERIES GOT YOU INTO READING?

Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys books and the Narnia series. When I got older I read the Bible.

6.   WHAT QUESTIONS WOULD YOU ASK YOUR FAVORITE AUTHORS?

  • Where do you get your ideas
  • What inspires you

7. WHAT CHALLENGES DO YOU THINK STARTING WILL BE THE HARDEST TO OVERCOME?

I think the hardest will be the technical aspect of blogging.

8. WHEN DID YOU START READING?

When I was real young.

9. WHERE DO YOU READ?

In my bedroom mostly.

10. WHAT KIND OF BOOKS DO YOU LIKE TO READ?

I’m flexible. Meaning I’ll read a book just to see what it’s like with the exception of horror. I probably won’t read horror.

                 IF YOU ARE READING THIS AND YOU ARE A NEWBIE BOOK BLOGGER, THEN I TAG YOU!

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A BOOK REVIEW Of COWBOY UNDER FIRE: COWBOYS OF HOLIDAY RANCH

DSCN0285The book COWBOYS UNDER FIRE: COWBOYS OF HOLIDAY RANCH is a ROMANTIC suspense book by  Carla Cassidy, New York Times best selling author that keeps you guessing who done it until the end of the book.

PUBLISHER’S SYNOPSIS: 

The book COWBOYS UNDER FIRE: COWBOYS OF HOLIDAY RANCH  is about Forensic pathologist Patience Forbes is a whiz with the dead-it’s flesh-and-blood men who wreck equilibrium. And cowboy Forest Stevens isn’t fooled by the guarded beauty’s icy facade. So when she’s attacked, he appoints himself her personal bodyguard. Her very personal bodyguard…

Patience is determined to investigate mysterious bones on the Holiday Ranch-not fall into bed with her sexy protector. But Forest is too masculine, too willing to lay down his life for hers…and to set on living a different life from the one from the one she’s built. With danger closing in, can Forest tame the shrew before it’s too late?

WHAT I LIKED ABOUT THE BOOK:

I liked was the fact it started out slow then by the middle of the book the plot got really interesting. Also, I liked the fact that Patience had an icy attitude toward everyone and just wanted to dedicate herself to her job and her job only. I also liked the fact that Forest Stevens doesn’t give up on Patience but keeps persisting.

WHAT I DIDN’T LIKE:

I didn’t like the fact that the new owner was introduced briefly and also mentioned the owner might sell the ranch and the workers might be out of a job. I didn’t like this because even though at the end of the book the murderer is revealed but it doesn’t mention if the new owner is going to sell or not. In my opinion, I thought the reader was left hanging and guessing what the new owner did. I also thought another book could have been written about the ranch being sold or not and on the workers if they kept their jobs or not. This could be another book. All in All, I thought the book kept you on the edge of your seat until the end of the book.

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