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Review: By the Book by Julia Sonneborn

Review: By the Book by Julia Sonneborn

February 12, 2018 Reviews 0

I don’t know about you, but I love, LOVE modern adaptations of Jane Austen classics. Is it just me? Seriously, I’m obsessed with them. I can’t get enough! It always astounds me how Austen’s thoughts on women, relationships, romance, and politics can be transferred to today. This is a woman who lived in the 18th century and yet her work lives on today, over two hundred years later AND it is still relevant. By the Book by is a testament to that! Following the story of a college professor, By the Book is a loose, modern retelling of Austen’s classic Persuasion. Anne Corey thinks she… Read more »

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Blog Tour: By a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell

Blog Tour: By a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell

February 7, 2018 Reviews 1

Happy Wednesday y’all! Today I’m so excited to be participating in the release week tour for ‘s By a Charm & a Curse. I highly recommend this book to anyone that enjoys urban fantasy, curses and carnivals, and a little romance. While this is billed for YA, I think I should note that it does contain strong language and I would recommend this for 16+. Keep reading for my review of the book, an excerpt, and a chance to win a swag pack. Review I COULD NOT sit By a Charm & a Curse by down! I loved the setting and the mystery… Read more »

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January #2018HW Review – Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

January #2018HW Review – Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

February 5, 2018 Reviews 4

Y’all I can’t even begin to describe how much I loved Strange the Dreamer by . I fell into this story and didn’t come up for air until it was over. It was everything I’ve come to love about fantasy. There was action, intrigue, mythology, and romance all tied together neatly to create a magnificent story. Lazlo Strange is an orphan raised by monks who escaped to the library to work as a young teen. Lazlo is a dreamer. He pictures the world around him differently. He believes in fairy tales. And he is inherently good. I don’t think there is… Read more »

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Review: Should’ve Been You by Nicole McLaughlin

Review: Should’ve Been You by Nicole McLaughlin

February 2, 2018 Reviews 0

Should’ve Been You by is a sweet, contemporary romance about childhood crushes turning into more. The third book in the novella series, each novella focuses on a different couple. If you haven’t read the previous books in the series, it’s okay. These can be read as standalone novels. I had not read the previous books and found that I wasn’t lost and it was easy to read. I really enjoyed it! The story revolves around Jase and Becca. Jase has returned home, starting a cattle ranch after being in the service. I like Jace. He’s dependable, loyal, and a little vulnerable…. Read more »

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Blog Tour: #Starstruck by Sariah Wilson

Blog Tour: #Starstruck by Sariah Wilson

February 1, 2018 Reviews 1

Today I’m so excited to be participating in the launch tour for #Starstruck by . This is the first in her new series . Be sure to check out my review (spoiler: I loved it!) and an excerpt below. Also don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post for your chance to win an Amazon/PayPal gift card. Review Love, love, love this book!! #Starstruck by is the first book in a new contemporary romance series called and the first of this author I’ve read. Don’t worry, I’ll be correcting that very soon 😀 This book had it all: drama, swoony… Read more »

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Review: Annihilation by Michelle Bryan

Review: Annihilation by Michelle Bryan

January 29, 2018 Reviews 0

What an end to a pulse-pounding series! Annihilation by is the final book in the and I have to say I’m sad to see it end. I love this series so much! Picking up just a few weeks after the end of Ascension, Tara is training like she never has before. Learning to use her New Blood abilities Tara is ready to put an end to the Prezedant’s rule once and for all. I loved Tara in this book! She has come so far as a character since Awaken. In the first book, Tara was determined to find her family and return to the sand… Read more »

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Weekend Reads #108 – Hunted by Meagan Spooner #MyTBRL

Weekend Reads #108 – Hunted by Meagan Spooner #MyTBRL

January 27, 2018 Reviews 1

Happy Saturday y’all! This month y’all voted for me to read Hunted by and I’m so glad you did. I loved it! I had an eARC of this book that somehow got lost in my pile last year, so I decided to purchase the audiobook for my read this month. I highly recommend it. The narrators are fantastic and I found myself getting lost in the story as they read. If you enjoy fairy tale retellings, fantasy, and a historical/medieval setting, I highly recommend you grab a copy. Hunted by is a fantastic retelling of the beloved classic Beauty and the Beast. I devoured this… Read more »

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Review: The Lost Savior by Siobhan Davis

Review: The Lost Savior by Siobhan Davis

January 26, 2018 Reviews 0

Perfection….I don’t know another word that best describes my experience reading ‘s The Lost Savior. I make no secret my love for sci-fi and this book is the start of an amazing sci-fi series. At least I’m 99.999% sure it will be amazing 😀 The Lost Savior hooked me during the first chapter and I could not sit it down. I devoured it and then promptly skimmed through a second time to catch more details. Victoria King, Tori to her friends, is the main character and most of the story is told from her perspective. Tori is an athletic, confident teen in love who… Read more »

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Audio Review: Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell

Audio Review: Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell

January 25, 2018 Reviews 1

Once Upon a Dream by is the second book in Disney’s series. Each book in the series takes a beloved fairy tale and asks one “what if” question. This one is about Sleeping Beauty and asks the question “what if sleeping beauty didn’t wake up?” Personally I love these. They are cleverly written and take a realistic approach to the fantasy….well as realistic as you can get when fairies are involved. Aurora is an interesting character. She doesn’t know she’s asleep. Instead she believes she is living under Maleficent’s rule and Maleficent is the good fairy. Her parents never wanted her and sent… Read more »

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Weekend Reads #107 – The Storymakers by Betsy Schow

Weekend Reads #107 – The Storymakers by Betsy Schow

January 20, 2018 Reviews 0

Happy Saturday y’all! This week was one of those weeks where it was too cold to go out which means it was perfect reading weather. About two years ago (almost 3 now),  I read Spelled by and while it was just an okay read, the ending left me intrigued and wanting more. So imagine my happy surprise when the book turned into a trilogy called . I highly recommend this to those that enjoy fairy tale retellings, urban fantasy, and snark….lots of snark! This review is hard to write because while I really enjoyed Wanted by , I was also really lost through the… Read more »

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