October Wrap-Up and November Goals

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I finally finished Children of Blood and Bone, yaaaas! October was a better month for reading compared to the last couple of months. While I didn’t get to completely stick to the TBR I had set myself for the month, I did manage to read five and a half books. A half because I was pretty much two […]

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Trick or Treat: Book Tag

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At the beginning of the month, I was tagged by the lovely Bookish Pisces to do the Trick or Treat tag – an original tag as created by Bookish Pisces as part of Blogtober. If you’re not following her blog then you’re seriously missing out! So what is the Trick or Treat tag? You know […]

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And Then You Were Gone

Synopsis: After years of learning how to manage her bipolar disorder, Emily Firestone finally has it under control. Even better, her life is coming together: she’s got a great job, her own place, and a boyfriend, Paolo, who adores her. So when Paolo suggests a weekend sailing trip, Emily agrees – wine, water, and the man […]

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My College Journey

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Last month I started college at the age of twenty-four. This may not seem like such a big deal for some people, but, for me, it’s a huge achievement. I never, ever thought the day would come where I would step foot back into an educational environment. It hasn’t been the easiest but it sure […]

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Blogger Recognition Award

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The lovely Amanda over at Devouring Books nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award. I’m incredibly touched by this. I don’t post as often as I would like due to my hectic schedule, but to know that she thought I was deserving of this completely blows my mind. Thank you so, so much!

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Children of Blood and Bone

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Synopsis: Zélie remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. When different clans ruled – Burners igniting flames, Tiders beckoning waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoning forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, anyone with powers was targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and […]

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Scythe

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Synopsis: In a world where disease, war and crime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (‘gleaned’) by professional scythes. Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythe apprentices, and despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation, they must learn the art of killing and […]

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House on Fire

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Synopsis: Divorce lawyer Leigh Huyett knows all too well that most second marriages are doomed to fail. But five years in, she and Pete Conley have a perfectly blended family of her children and his. To celebrate their anniversary, they grab some precious moments of alone time and leave Pete’s son Kip, a high school senior, […]

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