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Jennifer D., managing editor of 5 Minutes for Books, shares about the books that almost got away. You might assume that as a book reviewer, I read all the books that interest me. In reality, […]

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‘Tis the season again to exchange gifts with loved ones, and if you’re anything like me, you’re in the middle of making lists of items purchased and ideas for gifts not yet secured. As you […]

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prayer

Prayer. As Christians, we want to pray more, and we feel we should pray more, but if you’re anything like me, you can find it hard to pull off sometimes. It’s so much easier to […]

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One Plus One featured

JoJo Moyes has become a breakout blockbuster success since her books have been published in the U.S. Whenever people ask for a book recommendation lately, it seems like Me Before You finds its way to […]

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When Elise’s great-grand-daughter comes skipping home from the marketplace one day with a tale told by a passing minstrel of a princess locked in a tower for a 100-year sleep, Elise is amazed. She was […]

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the escape

This is a sponsored post, and our writer Jennifer D. received copies of the books to aid her writing of this post. David Baldacci is known for writing suspenseful legal thrillers. They are the kind […]

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as you wish featured

In this Christmas Giveaway, 5 Minutes for Books contributor shares a look into As You Wish, Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride. While surrounded by the the cast of “The Princess Bride” at […]

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Books for Middle School Girls

Jennifer Donovan, 5 Minutes for Books managing editor, mother of a teen daughter and a tween son, brings you some book recommendations for middle school girls. That 12 – 14 range is a tricky one […]

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One look at the cover of Rebecca Dudley’s newest picture book, Hank Has a Dream, reveals the magic that is to be found in this charming story. “Last night I dreamed I flew!” Hank tells his hummingbird […]

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first impressions

First Impressions is a novel of a romantic love triangle, a mystery that is centuries old, a murder that is fresh, book collecting, and Jane Austen. The story goes back and forth from the early […]

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