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Mystery Blogger Award

“This is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging and they do it with so much love… Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award

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Mid-Year Freak Out

I was tagged by the lovely Molly @ Silver Button Books to take part in the Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag! This tag is so much fun and such a great way to figure out where you stand on your goals since the year IS half-over. BEST BOOK YOU’VE READ THIS YEAR? That's a hard… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out

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The Hazel Wood

Book: The Hazel Wood Author: Melissa Albert Pages: 368 Published by Flatiron Books on January 30th, 2018 Genre(s): YA, fiction, fantasy, fairy-tale retelling Rating: 4 stars Series? Yes, only one other book is announced, as of right now Goodreads synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always… Continue reading The Hazel Wood

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Book: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Author: Cheryl Strayed Pages: 318 Published by Alfred A. Knopf: Borzoi Books March 20, 3012 Genre(s): autobiography, non-fiction, memoir Rating: 5 stars Series? No Plot: (Goodreads synopsis) At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon… Continue reading Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

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Talking as Fast as I Can

Book: Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and everything in between Author: Lauren Graham Pages: audiobook, approx. 5 hours Published by Ballantine Books on November 29, 2016 Genre(s): autobiography, memoir, non-fiction, audiobook Rating: 5 stars Series? No Goodreads Synopsis: In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about… Continue reading Talking as Fast as I Can

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Just Read July + 5 Essential Tips for Reading More Books

As I was writing up my end of the month post for June, I realized that I only read 3 books in the entire month. While that's really good for some readers, that's way less than the 6 or 7 books I was reading back in January and February. Yes, June was a busy month,… Continue reading Just Read July + 5 Essential Tips for Reading More Books

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I Have Lost My Way

Book: I Have Lost My Way Author: Gayle Forman My Rating: 4 stars Pages: 258 Published by Viking Books for Young Readers on March 27, 2018 Genre: fiction, YA, contemporary, and novel Plot: Freya, a singer, has lost her voice. Nathaniel, a son, has lost his father. Harun, a man, has lost his first true love. On the day Nathaniel arrives in… Continue reading I Have Lost My Way