{Book Review} The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado

Book Review: The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado

The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado 

Nina Guerrera is a fighter. Emancipated at age 17 after a difficult childhood, Nina put herself through college, joined the police force, and later the FBI as a Special Agent. She had put her past behind her and moved on, creating a successful life for herself.

That is, until Nina is attacked in a park. Someone records Nina fighting off her would-be rapist and inadvertently awakens a nightmare from her past. 

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{Book Review} The Paris Library

Book Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Book Review: The Paris Library

By Janet Skeslien Charles

It’s 1939 and Odile Souchet just accepted her dream job at the American Library in Paris, despite her family’s desire for her to stay home and get married. Shortly after, the Nazis invade France and Paris becomes an occupied city. Odile and her fellow librarians struggle to stay open, to serve the community, and to fight the best way know how – by providing books to anyone who wishes. The librarians ship boxes of books to soldiers overseas; they risk their lives to deliver books to Jewish subscribers who are prohibited from entering the library. Odile does all of this, while also falling in love with a young police officer. 

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Small Batch Coconut Macaroons

Small Batch Coconut Macaroons are 5-ingredient bites of sweet coconuty goodness. The cookies take just 5 minutes of prep and 15 minutes of baking before you get a sweet treat. 

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

close up of a single coconut macaroon, with a plate of macaroons in the background

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