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The “I Dare You” Tag

Very excited to do the I Dare You tag today. These questions look like fun ones! Thanks so much to Mary @ Mary and the Words for tagging me. What book has been on your shelf the longest? A hard question! Probably Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, which I remember receiving as a… Continue reading The “I Dare You” Tag

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The Nope Book Tag

I'm not usually someone who often speaks negatively of books (good luck? good taste? good recommendations from friends and fellow bloggers? who knows!) but sometimes being less than positive is unavoidable. Today I'll be talking about some not so great books (in my opinion!) in the Nope Book Tag. Thanks so much to Marie @… Continue reading The Nope Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Liked Characters in Disliked Books?

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is one that I've had to think about quite a bit. After scrolling through my Goodreads shelves and pondering all of the books I've read recently, I realized that I just couldn't make a list of ten books I disliked with… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Liked Characters in Disliked Books?

Awards

Liebster Award | 5

I hope you're having a fantastic Friday! Today I'm here to answer some questions as part of the lovely Liebster Award. Thanks so much to Kathy @ The Novelty of Life for nominating me!! 1. If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Why? I would LOVE to travel to Germany.… Continue reading Liebster Award | 5

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The Reader Confession Tag

Hello, hello! Today I'll be answering some interesting bookish questions in the Reader Confession Tag. I think the concept of "reader confessions" is really interesting because certain topics tend to be thought of as "taboo" or "controversial" even though many of us actually agree with each other. Hopefully these answers help shed some light on our… Continue reading The Reader Confession Tag

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons I (Probably) Won’t Read a Book

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is the exact opposite of last week's topic, bringing us full circle with what we look for in books we're thinking of reading. I'm pretty open-minded about what I read and will generally give just about anything a chance; however, there are nevertheless a few factors that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons I (Probably) Won’t Read a Book

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Book Sacrifice Tag

Hello, everyone! I hope you're having a lovely day. Today I'm here to share the Book Sacrifice Tag with you-- it sounds a little scary, but I'm sure we'll make it through. Thanks so much to Shar @ Virtually Read for tagging me! This tag is short and sweet, so let's get started. An Over-Hyped… Continue reading Book Sacrifice Tag

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: When Book Club Becomes Debate Club

Happy Tuesday!! I hope you all had a fun and safe Halloween if you celebrate it! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is open-ended, allowing us to choose what kinds of books we would recommend to a book club. In the frustrating, bewildering spirit of the United States presidential election, I've decided to go with… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: When Book Club Becomes Debate Club

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads for Different Scenarios

It's not quite summer yet, but that's no reason not to start thinking about those books that just scream SUN, SAND AND.... ICE CREAM? (Yes, most definitely that last one!) Everyone has their favorite type of book to read on the beach, but what if certain situations warrant certain books? Well, I've got you covered!… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads for Different Scenarios

Books

Book Review: IT’S NOT SUMMER WITHOUT YOU

Author: Jenny Han Number of Pages: 288 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Release Date: January 1, 2010 "Can summer be truly summer without Cousins Beach? It used to be that Belly counted the days until summer, until she was back at Cousins Beach with Conrad and Jeremiah. But not this year. Not after Susannah got sick… Continue reading Book Review: IT’S NOT SUMMER WITHOUT YOU