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Going on Hiatus (For Just a Little While)

Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you guys know that I’m going on a little blog hiatus. With Thanksgiving coming up and my family going on a trip soon, plus a whole lot of stuff I need to do for Christmas (which we will be spending with family) I’ve decided that I need to take a bit of a break. I don’t like to take blogging  ...

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Memes

Stacking the Shelves (98)

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme, hosted by Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews, where bloggers can share the books and bookish items that we’ve bought, borrowed, or received each week. This StS is for the past two weeks. From the Library The Prey (The Hunt #2) by Andrew Fukuda I have a super small haul this week, but that’s okay!  ...

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Reviews

DNF Review: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

So Much Potential… I was SO excited for Of Fire and Stars. A LGBTQIA YA Fantasy about a girl betrothed to the prince, and she falls instead for his sister? It sounded SO GOOD. And it also reminded me a bit of my own work-in-progress. But unfortunately, I just didn’t click with the characters, and I found myself, frankly, kind of  ...

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Memes

Sundays in Bed With…Speak

Sundays in Bed With… is a meme/feature started by my friend Kate at Midnight Book Girl, where we can highlight the book that we’re spending the day in bed reading (or the one we wish we could be reading all day in bed!). I’m hoping to spend the day in bed with… Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson My book club is reading YA  ...

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Waiting on Wednesday (78): Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. My pick this week: I just think this book sounds really cool, and a part of me hopes that Scarlett and readers think that everything is real, but it all ends up as just a game. I like those kinds  ...

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Video Review: The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. You guys, I LOVED The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda. Honestly, I didn’t think I would even like it at all because all I really knew going into the book was A) It’s about vampires, and B) The vampires scratch their  ...

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Memes

Stacking the Shelves (97)

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme, hosted by Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews, where bloggers can share the books and bookish items that we’ve bought, borrowed, or received each week. This StS is for the past two weeks.   Purchased Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff A new bullet journal (this one’s a Leuchtturm1917)   For  ...

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