Book Review How-To

Book Review How-To: How I Plan and Write My Book Reviews

Book Review How-To Are you a new book blogger or reviewer looking for ways to write a great review? I know when I started blogging in September, I had some trouble every now and then writing reviews for the books I’ve read. It isn’t easy. If it was, then everyone would be doing it. So I created a series of sections…

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Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan: A Book Review

Title: Manhattan Beach Author: Jennifer Egan Published: October 3rd, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Book of the Month Synopsis: One day, twelve-year-old Anna Kerrigan accompanies her father to the home of Dexter Styles, who she believes will be an integral part in the lives of her family. Years later, her father, Eddie Kerrigan, has disappeared, and Anna and her mother…

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Sunshine Blogger Award

So excited!!! I was tagged for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Claire from Books, Coffee and Repeat. Go check out her blog. Like now. (Or maybe after you read my post, please?) She’s awesome, and her blog is full of fun and interesting posts! Now, onto the tag! Favorite Books of 2017 (so far)? Great question! Here are my top…

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I Am Watching You

I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll: A Book Review

Title: I Am Watching You Author: Teresa Driscoll Published: October 1, 2017 Genre: Thriller Obtained: Kindle First October Pick Synopsis: Ella Longfield overhears two teenage girls flirting with two attractive ex-convicts on a train to London, but passes it off as nothing to be worried about. The next day, news breaks that one of those girls, Anna Ballard, has gone…

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Monday Meme Graphic

It’s Monday: What Am I Reading?

Happy Monday everyone! Ugh, another weekend has passed me by, and I spent most of it sick as a dog! I just can’t shake this head cold of mine. I’ve been eating nothing but soup and drinking nothing but tea (and the occasional coffee, of course!) That being said, I managed to accomplish some reading and did lots of work…

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These Violent Delights

These Violent Delights by Victoria Namkung: A Book Review

Title: These Violent Delights Author: Victoria Namkung Published: November 7th, 2017 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Obtained: Netgalley eARC Synopsis: Set in modern-day Los Angeles, a journalist interning at a literary magazine writes and publishes a story about how her high school teacher at her private school sexually abused her. What follows is a whirlwind of accusations against both the accused and…

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Goodreads Challenge Update 2017

Goodreads Challenge Update 2017

Happy Veterans Day! First and foremost, I want to wish everyone a Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to all of the veterans out there that have served. Your sacrifices are never forgotten, and today we celebrate you. So it’s a very chilly Saturday here, so staying indoors and in my comfy bed is imperative for me right now. So I…

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Little Fires Everywhere

I DNF’d Little Fires Everywhere

I Did the Unthinkable: I DNF’d Little Fires Everywhere During October, I attempted to listen to Celeste Ng’s extremely popular novel, Little Fires Everywhere. This was the book that everyone has been talking about, and was chosen for Reese Witherspoon’s book club. It’s not my normal type of book, but I don’t always stick to what I’m used to. I…

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Black-Eyed Susans

Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin: A Book Review

Title: Black-Eyed Susans Author: Julia Heaberlin Published: August 11, 2015 Genre: Psychological Thriller Obtained: Thriftbooks Synopsis: “I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one.” Tessa Cartwright was found nearly dead amid a scattering of bones in a Texas field. Despite having no memory of the event, she is the star witness in the trial against a black…

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