TTT #133 – Books I Can’t Believe I Read

TTT #133 – Books I Can’t Believe I Read

January 30, 2018 Features 6

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Happy Tuesday y’all! This week’s topic is “Books I Can’t Believe I Read.” When I look back at the books I’ve read over the years, there are a few that stick out in my mind as ones I can’t believe I picked up much less read. Now that isn’t necessarily… 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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WoW #116 – War Storm by Victoria Aveyard

WoW #116 – War Storm by Victoria Aveyard

January 24, 2018 Features 12

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event originally created and hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating. Jill has been MIA since August of 2016. Despite this, the meme lives on….Hope you come back Jill! Until then I will be joining Tressa at Wishful Endings and her meme Can’t-Wait Wednesday. Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m anxiously waiting on War Storm by . It doesn’t come out til May and I honestly am chomping at the bit to get my hands on a copy. I cannot wait to find out the conclusion to… Read more »

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TTT #132 – Unmemorable Yet Enjoyable Books

TTT #132 – Unmemorable Yet Enjoyable Books

January 23, 2018 Features 4

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Happy Tuesday y’all! This week’s topic is “Books I Really Liked but Can’t Remember Anything/Much About.” Has this ever happened to you? It’s happened to me a lot! I have a tendency to devour books I enjoy but a year later I can’t tell you much about the book other… Read more »

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The Difference Between Young Adult and New Adult…and Why It’s Important

The Difference Between Young Adult and New Adult…and Why It’s Important

January 22, 2018 Features 5

In the last couple of years, a new genre has started to take root, and in the last year I’ve noticed that it is really becoming popular: New Adult. This isn’t the first time I’ve addressed this. I wrote a post about it a couple of years ago. What is New Adult? I defined it as a subgenre involving characters aged 16-30, and I think that is fairly accurate. New Adult typically involves characters that are entering college or have just finished college and are dealing with adult issues such as committed relationships, bills, finding a house/job, etc. BUT typically… Read more »

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Sunday Post #138 – Snow and Ice Make Everything Nice

Sunday Post #138 – Snow and Ice Make Everything Nice

January 21, 2018 Features 4

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things you have received. Share news about what is coming up on your blog for the week ahead. See rules here: Sunday Post Meme Happy Sunday y’all! This past week was a long one. We got snow and ice (mostly ice) on Tuesday and that left us stuck in the house until Friday. By Friday the snow was gone but the roads still had ice. Little man got… 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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