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Cat’s Cradle #TravelingBookReview

This review is soooo overdue. The Traveling Book Review is this super awesome  read-a-long started and hosted by Kaleena at Reader Voracious. She read her copy of Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut and passed it along to another reader who passed it on to me. I then passed it on and so it goes. We… Continue reading Cat’s Cradle #TravelingBookReview


An Unplanned Hiatus

I have now sat down to write this post three times and the only thing that's running through my head is the Staples voice saying "THAT WAS UNEXPECTED." But there is no little red button to push... So I'll just say it the boring way. Well, that was unexpected.  As it's been just over a… Continue reading An Unplanned Hiatus

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Book: Frindle Author: Andrew Clements Pages: 105 Published by  Atheneum Books for Young Reader on February 1, 1998 Genre(s): children, middle grade, fiction Rating: 4.5 stars Series? No Plot: (Goodreads) From bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words that will have readers inventing their own words. Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He… Continue reading Frindle

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The Queen’s Rising

She walks with grace upon the clouds, and the stars know her by name. Book: The Queen's Rising Author: Rebecca Ross Pages: 464 Published by HarperTeen on February 6th, 2018 Genre(s): YA, fantasy, historical-ish, romance, fiction Rating: 3.5 stars Series? Yes, book 2 coming in 2019 Goodreads Synopsis: When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her… Continue reading The Queen’s Rising

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That’s a Wrap: My Summer 2018 Reading List

On June 8th, I published my summer 2018 reading list. It's been a crazy busy summer around here. We traveled quite a bit, were both in a wedding, had my sister stay with us for a week, plus all the other stuff that's just our busy DINK (dual income no kids) lifestyle. How was your… Continue reading That’s a Wrap: My Summer 2018 Reading List