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2019 Reading Challenges and Goals

I love to set goals. You've probably already noticed that. Even if I don't always reach my goals, I think it's super important to sit down and think about what I want to achieve, and set goals that help me achieve what I want. 2019 will be no exception, I just wasn't prepared for how… Continue reading 2019 Reading Challenges and Goals

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The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

Book: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe Author: Lauren James Pages: 305 Published by Harper Teen on July 3, 2018 Genre(s): YA, coming of age, science fiction, fiction Rating: 4.5 stars Series? No (or at least, not yet) Plot (from Goodreads): The daughter of two astronauts, Romy Silvers is no stranger to life in space. But she never knew how isolating the… Continue reading The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

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Monthly Review – December

4 Books! Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas (read October-Dec. 3, but finished in December), Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer, Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan, and Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. Again, I've been kind of absent around here, but I really LOVED writing Books I am Traveling with this Holiday Season. It was so fun to plan… Continue reading Monthly Review – December

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Books I am Traveling with this Holiday Season

I am BEYOND behind on book reviews. I read 61 books this year (and still going), after setting my goal to 26, and I've reviewed less than half of those books! Thankfully, I write notes as I go, so I'm not totally lost yet, but, while I think about those posts that need writing, I… Continue reading Books I am Traveling with this Holiday Season

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Top 10 Books on My Christmas List

Christmas already? On Saturday, I sent my wish list off to my mother and mother-in-law, but as I get older there are fewer and fewer things that I want each year. I think a big part of that is that hubby and I can buy the things we want and need as we go along,… Continue reading Top 10 Books on My Christmas List

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Monthly Review – November (and October)

November: none... I have about 100 pages left in Kingdom of Ash, but I have been super not into reading October: 10 (Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi, A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah… Continue reading Monthly Review – November (and October)

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#ThanksgivingReadathon 2018 Wrap-Up

How fast did that week go!?! I don't know about you, but it left me feeling like nothing and everything happened all at once. Wednesday I got the most reading done while I was cleaning my house so that we could be gone for 5 days. Thursday was spent with Zach's family, preparing the food, eating the… Continue reading #ThanksgivingReadathon 2018 Wrap-Up