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BOOK REVIEW: The Gilded Wolves

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi Published: January 15, 2019 This was my first Roshani Chokshi book and her writing did not disappoint. She expertly crafts a beautiful, but dark world set in Paris during the late 1880's. Aside from her writing, my favorite part about this novel are the characters. They are all unique… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Gilded Wolves

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GUIDE TO: Book Events

In the past couple of years, I have been lucky enough to meet some of my favorite authors at my local bookstores. Every book event is a little different and book festivals are even different from those. But, here are some tips for events (non festivals). We have a post for Yallwest, a specific book… Continue reading GUIDE TO: Book Events

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GUIDE TO: Yallwest

2019 Dates: May 3 - 4, 2019 Location: Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California Link to Site: YALLWEST What is Yallwest? Yallwest is a book festival located in Santa Monica High School. Publishers and authors from all over come together for various author signings, panels, and general bookish events. It is an event geared toward… Continue reading GUIDE TO: Yallwest

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My Favorite Authors to Follow on Instagram

One of my favorite things about Bookstagram is following authors. I initially just followed my favorite authors to keep up with their events and new releases, but now...I am following a bunch of authors who I haven't even read their books. Some give good writing advice, some post pretty pictures that I like, some post… Continue reading My Favorite Authors to Follow on Instagram

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

The Top Ten Tuesday tag is hosted by Jana, @ThatArtsyReader, and you can find the upcoming prompts here. In 2018 I read 62 books in total and about 20 of those authors were new to me. When I went through my finished titles for the year on Goodreads, I was pleasantly surprised to see so… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

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Some Of My Favorite (Lesser Known) Contemporary Novels

Eight Contemporary Novels That Need More Love I love contemporary novels, they make up most of what I’ve read. I read for fun and to destress and these novels (usually) do just that. I realize upon writing this post that most people read contemporary novels in the summer and that posting this in Fall is probably not… Continue reading Some Of My Favorite (Lesser Known) Contemporary Novels

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SUMMER FAVORITES: 2018

The summer of romance novels and rediscovering audiobooks.  Favorite author(s):  Mariana Zapata aka the Queen of Slow burn Romances: Before June I had no idea who she was and now she is one of my favorite authors. I read four books of her books in a month and a half. I even read From Lukov… Continue reading SUMMER FAVORITES: 2018