Claudia Blanton

raw food cookbook, raw food, raw lifestyle, eating

While I do not follow the raw food lifestyle, nor am I a vegan (my daughter is vegan, my son is a vegetarian), I try to incorporate raw meals into my weekly menu, as I believe in the health benefits of adding raw meals into a clean, healthy lifestyle. Finding great raw meals, however, is not always that easy, and especially not if you are looking for something else than

new release, romance, thriller, books

As a mother, I can not imagine anything worse than having your child gone missing, and knowing in your heart, that she is still out there, alive, but not with you. That is a nightmare the parents of Emma, are living with, in “Gone” by Elisabeth Naughton Because of the subject matter, I was completely breathless, hoping, wishing that the intuition of the mother Raegan, was right and the little

romance novel, new release, Leslie North, books

I hope you guys had a wonderful and romantic Valentine’s Day. I spent my evening reading some steamy romances, one of which I wanted to share with you today. I am so glad I have not given up on Leslie North, after the last series. With The Sheikh’s Forced Bride she is back to her best self, writing a strong romance novel, that has everything you want for a quick

romance novel, new release, new book,

I received this book for free as an ARC copy by NetGalley, in return for an honest review I like fast paced books in general, but I like fast paced, action packed romance novels even better, especially when I am not just talking about the horizontal kind.  After You Were Gone, has more action and suspense than I expected. The two main characters, Julianne Boyce, and Mitchell Tucker find themselves

romance book, new release, Leslie North

I received this book for free via NetGalley in return for an honest review I am happy that I chose the third book of the Karev Brothers Series – Her Relentless Russian – , as it is much better than the first installment of the series, even if I was not as content with it, as the last series I read by Leslie North. Leslie has a talent for tying

Top Ten Books I Reviewed Before I Started A Book Blog

Within The Pages Of A Book is a relatively new blog, but my love for reading is not. Because of that, I have read and reviewed books on my lifestyle blog Avalon-Media on occasions, more because I have a hard time containing my excitement, or disappointment in a book to only myself, and anyone else in earshot. This book is a part of the Top Ten Tuesday Blog Hop, hosted by

romance novel, book review

There are not very many romance novels that make me laugh out loud. Giggle? Sure, but not laugh out loud, making the kids look at me, like I am weird, kind-a-laughing. It’s In His Arms managed to do just that. Now don’t get me wrong, this novel has many romantic, and steamy hot scenes as well. Not only that, it has very likable, and interesting main characters, who were easy

Tea book, non-fiction review, book review

It is Hot Tea Month! Perfect for this cold weather we are having here, so today, I wanted to share with you fitting of this months theme: If you like hot tea (or any type of tea, actually), then I highly recommend this delightful tea book called Tea: A Recipe And Guidebook by Jenna Mars. While it is a short read, I truly enjoyed the details and heart that was