Summer Pasta, Family Time & Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf

July 30th, 2014 Kimberly Feature, Spotlight 89 Comments

30th Jul
Summer Pasta, Family Time & Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf

Thanks to Harlequin for sponsoring today’s book recommendation and giveaway. It’s Recipe & A Book Recommendation and today we have a delicious summer pasta salad and Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf. Little Mercies released on June 24, 2014. It is a powerful, riveting read and I will share my thoughts with you in October. It reminds us to value the ones we hold dear and the importance of “family time.” When my children were small we began a tradition on Friday evenings that we all have fond memories of. Today I will share ours with you, and maybe you can create nights like this with your family.

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Caffeinated Confession -Do we demand more from our books than reality?

July 23rd, 2014 Kimberly Feature 48 Comments

23rd Jul
Caffeinated Confession -Do we demand more from our books than reality?

I was watching the movie International with my husband on a rainy, lazy Sunday afternoon. Our hero was interrogating a white collar criminal and told him, “You will never get away with this, people won’t believe your lies.” The man smirked and said, “The difference between life and fiction, is that fiction has to make sense.” This immediately made me ponder. Do we as readers demand more from our fictional stories then real life?

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Because you asked…..My Blog Makeover Experience

May 14th, 2014 Kimberly Feature 61 Comments

14th May
Because you asked…..My Blog Makeover Experience

On April 24, 2014 I unveiled our new website design at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Our custom WordPress design was created by Ashley @ Creative Whim. Many of you know her for her blog site Nose Graze and her cool and totally awesome WordPress plugins and pre-made themes. We chose a custom design as opposed to one of her pre-packaged web pages and could not be happier with the end result. Since then I received emails and comments asking me to share the story of how it all came to be. So here is my blog makeover story.

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