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  • April 6, 2017

– An early advanced copy pictured, since the cover reveal has not occurred at the time of the writing of this review – I think it’s safe to say that we have all been awaiting a new book by Kristin Cashore. I was delighted to see that there is a new one on the horizon…

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  • March 16, 2017

Hey all. I am throwing my hat into the ARCs For Trade program on Twitter. I have a ton of older things I need to find homes for, good books too. Some of them are bound manuscripts, some of them are autographed ARCs. I hate to see them get pitched but I don’t have the…

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  • March 8, 2017

It’s funny how fast time is going now. I just had a shock looking at this blog and seeing it’s been two months since my last entry. Two. Months. Yes, actually it has been. I blinked my eyes and it’s March already. I had a baby and I have apparently activated a time machine. It’s…

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  • January 6, 2017

Hey all. How was everyone’s holiday? Mine was interesting. I spent the first actual Christmas day ever not at my Mom’s house and instead went to my husband’s people to celebrate with them. It was odd and different, but not unlovely. Schlepping an infant 12+ hours in the car  there and back, though…could have done…

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  • November 23, 2016

*Gaspshockawe* Yes… quiver in delight, gentle readers. Guess what I am giving away? Up for grabs is one Advanced Reader Copy of Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth.  I read it already and it’s very good…and you want it, I know you do.

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  • November 20, 2016

Hey all. I am back from the world of baby leave. How’s everyone doing? …Actually, I am firmly still enmeshed in the world of baby leave until early January, but who’s counting? Beyond that, books have been piling up in the wake of the new world order. Behold! Yes…I do currently have two copies of…

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  • November 20, 2016

All, One month ago the Xenomorph – Prince Bowie Ziggy Penguin Mercury F#@king Palmer, decided it was time to leave their host in search of greater things. After 6.5 hours travel from their realm to ours, the Xenomorph came to be. The child was born biologically female, though there is nothing yet to determine if they…

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  • November 20, 2016

The upcoming release Carve the Mark has a lot of expectations to live up to. Veronica Roth’s first series, the Divergent trilogy, was one of the biggest successes in the Young Adult market to date. This is her follow-up book, the first in a new Science Fiction duology, and it’s a very different book than those…

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  • October 12, 2016

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater is a series I have had sitting on my back-burner pile for quite some time. I started reading an ARC back in late 2012 and abandoned it about a third in. While I found it interesting, I was simply not in the mood for it at the time. Rather…

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  • October 6, 2016

If anyone had any doubts as to its existence, this came through the store mail yesterday. So yes, clearly Harpercollins DID print advanced copies for Veronica Roth’s Carve the Mark. I don’t know how many nor how few. I don’t know how hard they are to come by, but they do exist. I started reading…

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  • October 2, 2016

Hey all! I still have not gone to the hospital for delivery yet. In light of that, it’s time to blog again. Books have been coming in, as you can see.  Behold!!! I have been treating myself once every two weeks or so to a visit to our Friends of the Library book store in…

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  • September 19, 2016

Hey all. You’re here to ogle books, right? Well, Here they be in all their glory. Books!!!!

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  • September 19, 2016

Furthermore is the debut Middle Grade book by Tahereh Mafi. It is a standalone fantasy novel perfect for all ages to read. I finally got a chance to read the ARC that I have had for a while. I was glad to read it at this time near its release date. It was very much…

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  • September 18, 2016

AS OF SEPTEMBER 28, 2016, THIS CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED TO NEW ENTRANTS. I WILL ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF THE BOOKS SHORTLY.  Hello everyone. I am knee-deep in the last trimester of pregnancy (the last possible five weeks, even!). I have decided to go out with a bang beforehand and host a very cool giveaway…

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  • September 9, 2016

The Call is the newest novel by Peadar O’Guilin, an Irish novelist most commonly known for his series that begins with The Inferior. Several years ago, The Inferior became my favourite book of the year. When I learned that O’Guilin had a new book coming out, I immediately grew excited. I could not wait to see…