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Trafficked by Sophie Hayes

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, In : Book Reviews 
Trafficked: The Terrifying True Story of a British Girl Forced into the Sex Trade


As some of you know, Trafficking is a subject that's very close to my heart. Last year, I wrote Trafficked: The Diary of a Sex Slave to try and raise awareness into a global problem that is going on right under your nose but hardly ever gets any media attention.

Recently, I read Trafficked by the British woman Sophie Hayes, which is her true story of being forced into the trafficking industry, and it really is a must read. Sophie has also started The Sophie Hayes Foundation to raise awareness ...
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Review of Full Confession by Linda S. Prather

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Full Confession

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 34th review is of Full Confession - a chilling short story.

About Full Confession
 
Detective Tina Caprillo came face to face with her past, and the demon of her nightmares. She'd taken an oath to u...

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Review of The Abattoir by M.K. Carver

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, August 15, 2011, In : Book Reviews 
The Abattoir (An Ellie Danson Mystery)
 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 33rd review is of The Abattoir - a fast-paced thriller.

About The Abattoir
 
For Fans of Patricia Cornwell, Tess Gerritsen and Karin Slaughter comes a new tale of psychological suspense. The Abatto...

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Review of I Wish I Would've by Aynoit Ashor

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, August 15, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

I Wish I Would've (Family Secrets)
 
I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 32nd review is of I Wish I Would've - a powerful story about sexual abuse.

About I Wish I Would've
 
This novella follows a daughter on her quest for the truth and a mother who wants to keep her sa...

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Review of Flirts by Lisa Scott

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

 Flirts! 5 Romantic Short Stories

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 30th review is of Flirts - a fab chick lit short story collection!

About Flirts
 
Flirts! 5 Romantic Short Stories to squeeze into your busy life. Fun, flirty, sweet and sassy—always with the per...

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Review of Carpe Bead'em by Tonya Kappes

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, July 11, 2011, In : Book Reviews 
Carpe Bead'em

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 29th review is of Carpe Bead'em - fab chick lit!

About Carpe Bead'em

Orphaned at a young age, Hallie Mediate was raised by her (slightly) crazy Great Aunt Grace on the wrong side of the tracks in C...

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Review of Following My Toes by Laurel Osterkamp

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, July 11, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

 Following My Toes

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 28th review is of Following my toes - great women's fiction.

About Following My Toes

Even if nobody believes her, Faith Emerson knows she’s psychic. After all, she totally saw it coming when Pet...

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Review of Hysteria by Eva Gale

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Cover for 'Hysteria'

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 27th review is of Hysteria - a historical erotic romance.

About Hysteria

England, 1860, and by her mother’s orders Constance is in treatment for Hysteria. She never complains. Until a new doctor ...

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Review of Sparks Fly by Lucy kevin

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 


 Sparks Fly

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 26th review is of Sparks Fly - a chicklit romance.

About Sparks Fly

If you enjoy books by Nora Roberts, Debbie Macomber, Carly Phillips, and Susan Mallery, get ready for SPARKS FLY by Lucy Kevin, ...

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Review of Ain't Love Grand by Dana Taylor

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Ain't Love Grand?

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 25th review is of Ain't Love Grand - a sweet romance.

About Aint Love Grand

They first meet when he tackles her to the ground. All Persephone Jones was doing was trying to stop the bulldozer from d...

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Review of One Insular Tahiti by Thea Atkinson

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

One Insular Tahiti (a novel of reincarnation and redemption)
 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 23rd review is of One Insular Tahiti - a dramatic story about family relationships and reincarnation. 

About One Insular Tahiti

Luke's death has come the way he always feared it would: in the clau...

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Review of Killer in High Heels by Gemma Halliday

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 13, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Killer In High Heels (High Heels Mysteries) 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 22nd review is of Killer in High Heels - a funtabulous chicklit mystery. Now you might wonder why I'm including Gemma Halliday in my Indie Books Reading Challenges but Gemma is actually going th...

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Review of Sink or Swim by Stacy Juba

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 13, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Sink or Swim

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 21st review is of Sink or Swim - an intriguing suspense...

About Sink or Swim

Ambitious personal trainer Cassidy Novak has gained national fame for starring on Sink or Swim, nicknamed SOS, a hit ga...

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Review of Confessions of a Call Centre Gal by Lisa Lim

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 6, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Confessions of a Call Center Gal: a novel 


 
I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 20th review is of Confessions of a Call Centre Gal - a laugh-out-loud chicklit novel...

About Confessions of a call Centre Gal

A fun chick lit romance that will appeal to fans of Sophie Kinsella ...

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Review of The Assassins' Village by Faith Mortimer

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, June 2, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Assassins' Village

 
I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My nineteenth review is of The Assassins' Village - an Agatha Christie style mystery set in Cyprus...

About The Assassins' Village...

Bound and gagged, the shocked and terrified victim recognises his...

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Review of Sugar and Spice by Saffina Desforges

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, May 29, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Sugar & Spice: The ground-breaking debut crime thriller 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My eighteenth review is of Sugar and Spice - a gritty and gripping thriller...

About Sugar and Spice...
When you think the unthinkable, where do you turn?

Sugar & Spice is the groundbreaking debut nov...

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Review of Burn Out by Traci Hohenstein

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Burn Out 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My seventeenth review is of Burn Out - a captivating thriller...

About Burn Out...

For fans of Sue Grafton, Lisa Gardner, and Mary Higgins Clark comes a new suspense novel by Traci Hohenstein...

Lt. S...

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Review of Take No More by Seb Kirby

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Take No More (A murder mystery thriller) 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My sixteenth review is of Take No More - a fast-paced mystery...

About Take No More

What is the 450 year old secret at the heart of 'Take No More'?

The back cover reads like this:

My name is James Blak...

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Review of Second Chances by Valerie Maarten

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, April 24, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Second Chances
 
I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My fifteenth review is of Second Chances - a fab romantic suspense.

About Second Chances

SOMETIMES WHEN YOU ARE FACED WITH THE REALITIES OF LIFE…

Kadi Crowe has spent her entire life believing in th...

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Review of Sweet Seduction by Tania Tirraoro

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Sweet Seduction 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My fourteenth review is of Sweet Seduction - a really sweet romance.

About Sweet Seduction

Millionaire businessman, Rufus Knightly, is used to getting what he wants in life. When Livia turns down bot...

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Review of Bootscootin' Blahniks by DD Scott

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Bootscootin' Blahniks (The Bootscootin' Books) 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My thirteenth review is of Bootscootin' Blahniks - a fun-packed chicklit-country romp...

About Bootscootin' Blahniks

Manhattan apparel designer Roxy Rae Vaughn, who's also a still-in-the-closet, coun...

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Review of Maid for Me by Kat Lieu

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, April 7, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Maid for Me 



I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My twelfth review is of Maid for Me - a fun YA romantic comedy...

About Maid for Me

Feisty Mina Lin waltzes on glass shards when she lands a job as billionaire Jaiden Daniels's maid. What happens whe...

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Review of Dating My Vibrator by Suzanne Tyrpak

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 31, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

DATING MY VIBRATOR (and other true fiction) 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My eleventh review is of Dating My Vibrator (and other true fiction) - a humorous collection of short stories...

About Dating My Vibrator (and other true fiction)

5 stars from Joe Konrath, who says, ...

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Review of In Search of Lucy by Lia Fairchild

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 28, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

In Search of Lucy 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My tenth review is of In Search of Lucy - a dramatic story of family relationships...

About In Search of Lucy

Thirty-year-old Lucy Lang is lost. She spent most of her young life sacrificing her own n...

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Review of The Merry-Go-Round by Donna Fasano

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Merry-Go-Round, a romantic comedy 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My nineth review is of the sweet romance, The Merry-Go-Round...
 
About The Merry-Go-Round

When Lauren divorces her husband, she has one thought on her mind...stepping off the merry-go-round. However,...

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Review of The Crown Conspiracy by Michael Sullivan

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Crown Conspiracy (The Riyria Revelations) 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My eighth review is of the action-packed fantasy, The Crown Conspiracy... 

About The Crown Conspiracy

They killed the king. They pinned it on two men. They chose poorly.

There is no ancient evil to de...

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Review of Impeding Justice by Mel Comley

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Impeding Justice (A Lorne Simpkins thriller) 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My seventh review is of the fast-paced thriller, Impeding Justice... 


About Impeding Justice

Detective Inspector Lorne Simpkins comes up against her long-time nemesis, The Unicorn. After leading Simp...

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Review of Falling Star by Philip Chen

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 10, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Falling Star (The Watchers) 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My sixth review is of the sci-fi thriller, Falling Star...

About Falling Star

The World is at risk; not the ordinary risk seen every night on prime time news, but a horrific one that portends the pos...

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Review of The Summoner, by Layton Green

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Summoner (The Dominic Grey Novels) 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My fifth review is of the chillingly gripping novel, The Summoner... 

 
About The Summoner

A United States diplomat disappears in front of hundreds of onlookers while attending a religious ceremony in...

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Review of The Hate by SL Pierce

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, February 26, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Hate (Short Story with Bonus Content) 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My fourth review is of the gripping short story, The Hate... 


Review 

What do you do when the court system fails? For one woman it's a case of revenge and justice. When her daughter's killer gets away...
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Review of Three Sisters by Helen Smith

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, February 26, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Three Sisters (The Emily Castles Mysteries) 


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My third review is of a London murder mystery, Three Sisters... 

Review
 
I don't normally read short stories so it was nice to get into something a bit different. 

Emily is still depressed from the dea...

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Review of Julius Katz Mystery by Dave Zeltserman

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, In : Book Reviews 
Julius Katz Mysteries 
I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My second review is of the modern day Sherlock Holmes style books, Julius Katz Mysteries... 

Review

There are two Julius Katz mysteries together in this purchase and both were great reads. Julius is s...
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Review of The Witness Wore Blood Bay by LC Evans

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, In : Book Reviews 
The Witness Wore Blood Bay


I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My First review for the fun, cozy mystery, The Witness Wore Blood Bay by LC Evans...

Review 


I wasn't sure if I was going to like this because the main character, Leigh, is a horsewoman and I'm not tha...
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Sibel Hodge I'm an author of comedy mystery and romantic comedy novels, and a huge fan of the screwball comedy genre. In my spare time I'm Wonder Woman! For more about me and my novels, please check out my book page.

 

 

 

 

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