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  • July 11, 2016

Hey folks. How’s everyone post-American holiday? Everybody blow things up in the name of liberty? Good? Good. Things have been going…well, just going for me. I’ll get to that in a moment. But first, books! As you can see, the incoming books really do never end, which on many levels is good and on others…

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  • July 8, 2016

Replica is a new book by Lauren Oliver, the first of a new Young Adult series. I was extremely excited for this book having loved Delirium and Pandemonium several years ago. After acquiring an ARC, it shot right to the top of the queue. It took a while to read thanks to some outside goings-on,…

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  • July 5, 2016

  The Girl on the Train is a debut novel by Paula Hawkins, a former journalist. It’s one of those books that exploded onto the book scene, smashing expectations and maintaining instant bestseller-hood for some time. I kept hearing about it and finally decided that I needed to read it at some point. Last week…

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  • June 10, 2016

AS OF JULY 4TH, THIS CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED TO ANY NEW ENTRANTS. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY ON THE BLOG. Hello everyone. I am hosting a very cool giveaway this week –Heartless by Marissa Meyer, of which I have one copy up for grabs. Excited for it to release? I am too (even though I…

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  • May 24, 2016

I feel as if I’ve fallen off the face of the planet. I assure you that I haven’t. I’m just in a pregnancy-induced haze these days. Everything is a little different and weird now. I’m not reading nearly at the strength and speed I once did. I’m trying, but the focus is off, hormones and…

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  • May 23, 2016

  ~ If I might have a personal moment to share a cool related story with you before getting into this review. Please allow me the momentary indulgence.~ Two years ago, I participated in an event with Marissa Meyer at my old stomping grounds, Schuler Books and Music in Lansing, MI. Marissa was touring for Cress…

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  • May 22, 2016

Ivory and Bone is the debut novel by Julie Eshbaugh. It’s the beginning of a new young adult trilogy set in an approximated paleolithic era . When I first heard about this, I grew immediately excited. It was initially pitched as the Wildlings from Game of Thrones meets Clan of the Cave Bears. Knowing this, I was…

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  • May 9, 2016

Everyone, I have some life-changing news to share in regards to my health. I will try to be brief, as the news itself is pretty grim.

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  • May 4, 2016

Roses and Rot is an upcoming debut novel by Kat Howard. It follows two sisters, Imogen and Marin, as they begin a prestigious artists’ fellowship in New Hampshire. The premise of this book, the hint of fantasy, and the good things I was hearing about put it to the top of my to-be-read queue. I finished it…

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  • May 3, 2016

City of Heavenly Fire is the sixth book and final book in Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series. It came out in 2014. I bought it immediately but held off reading it until I felt the perfect mood surface. That mood finally hit me this spring. It took a while for me to read this for…

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  • April 1, 2016

I have lots of books to show you all, and with very little fanfare, here they are. – This Grimm’s Fairy Tales is something my co-worker gave me from 1903 – I have been absent for some time, this I am aware of. I hate to keep falling back on the “ill-health” excuse, but in…

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  • March 12, 2016

Hey everyone. How are your worlds treating you? I have the winner from the Lady Midnight contest to reveal and I am going to do it with very little fanfare or further feet-dragging. Without further adieu, the winner is:

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  • February 8, 2016

Clockwork Princess if the final book in The Infernal Devices trilogy by Cassandra Clare. It released in 2013 and I bought it immediately, only to let it sit on my book shelf until I was ready for it. Fast forward to this month and I finally was in the mood to return to the books that…

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  • February 8, 2016

**** AS OF 2/29/16 THIS CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED TO NEW ENTRIES. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY. **** I’m hosting a very cool giveaway this week – Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare, of which I have one copy up for grabs. Excited for it? I am too! So, who wants it?

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  • January 22, 2016

Otherwise known as: The Special Cassandra Clare edition. Behold. (I swear I started this post once before, but then this awesome thing came, so I guess I can start over.)