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BLOGMAS DAY NINE: Books That Surprised Me in 2018

(Thanks to Hailey in Bookland's Bookmas schedule for this idea) Note: These are books that I read in 2018, they are not books that came out in 2018. Going into a book, knowing little to nothing about it, and then falling absolutely in love with it is one of my favorite feelings. However, going into… Continue reading BLOGMAS DAY NINE: Books That Surprised Me in 2018

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BLOGMAS DAY SEVEN: NetGalley Goals for 2019

In 2018 we discovered NetGalley and went a little crazy. As a result; We have some goals for 2019. BREE: It's easy to say that I got in a little bit over my head this year in regard to NetGalley titles. When I first signed up, I didn’t think I would be approved for any… Continue reading BLOGMAS DAY SEVEN: NetGalley Goals for 2019

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BOOK REVIEW: Unclaimed Baggage

Unclaimed Baggage by Jen Doll This book surprised me in the best way. I really enjoyed all three of the characters and loved seeing their friendship grow. It can be hard to carry a story over three POVs, but Jen Doll did it quite well. I enjoyed all POV's equally. This book falls perfectly into… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Unclaimed Baggage

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BOOK REVIEW: What If It’s Us

What If It's Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera *image not mine* I’m not going to lie. I was skeptical of this book and I’m not entirely sure why. Most of the reviews I saw were positive; but, I did not want to fall into the hype of this book and then not enjoy… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: What If It’s Us

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BOOK OF THE MONTH REVIEW: City of Ghosts

November 2018 Book of the Month: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab Published: August 28, 2018 Episode Three: City of Ghosts [WORDS ABOUT WORDS THEME] ANNOUNCER: This review is brought to you by Words About Words. We would like to thank the IReadYA booth for providing us with Advanced Readers Copies at Yallwest. BREE: Thank you… Continue reading BOOK OF THE MONTH REVIEW: City of Ghosts

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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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BOOK REVIEW: Unmarriageable

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal Review Release Date: January 15, 2019 This is a retelling of Pride & Prejudice set in 2001 and in Pakistan. I am a sucker for any Pride & Prejudice retelling and was lucky enough to receive eARC from NetGalley. Pride and Prejudice is my favorite story. I have loved (almost) all the… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Unmarriageable

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POETRY RECOMMENDATIONS: A Guide

Over the past year we have read quite a few poetry collections. Here are some of our recommendations based on what mood you are seeking to invoke or what you are feeling right now. Poetry Recommendations: New to poetry: Milk & Honey and The Sun & Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur A collection without romance:… Continue reading POETRY RECOMMENDATIONS: A Guide

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BOOK REVIEW: The Wall of Winnipeg & Me

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata To preface this review: I read this in one sitting from about 10pm to 2am so I may have missed some stuff and may have loved it more than if I had spaced it out.  Okay, this book was more of that slow burn goodness that… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Wall of Winnipeg & Me

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BOOK REVIEW: [Dis]Connected

[Dis]Connected: Poems and Stories of Connection and Otherwise  Publication Date: October 1, 2018 This collection is actually the reason I signed up for NetGalley. I saw one of the authors tweet about it being up on the site, so I joined. Months later, the publisher graciously “granted my wish” of this title. It was a great… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: [Dis]Connected