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Subscription Boxes

I finally got my first "subscription box" from LitJoy!!!!! I kept hearing about them and seeing people's "unboxing" videos made me green with envy.  I looked into Owlcrate but it was a bit pricey, I think 49.99/mo. Before shipping! So I decided to go with litjoy because it was a better price range. This is… Continue reading Subscription Boxes

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Review Preview 

Oldie but goodie 😊 I will be posting a few reviews over the weekend! I have been on a reading bender this month.  I have read 13 books already this month!!!! My goal was ten, so I'm pretty proud of myself. I am trying to finish number 14 today.  My current read is Lost Boy,… Continue reading Review Preview 

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Into The Water- Review ***No Spoilers***

  Into The Water, by Paula Hawkins Published- May 2, 2017, by Riverhead Books Source- Book of the Month May Selection Rating- 3/5 Summary: A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not… Continue reading Into The Water- Review ***No Spoilers***

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The Wit and Wisdom of Leonard Peacock

This month my library book group selection was "Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock," by Matthew Quick. It was such a fun time. As you can see we are a diverse group and the opinions on the book and its subject matter covered a wide range. I loved it. Matthew Quick is an incredible author and has… Continue reading The Wit and Wisdom of Leonard Peacock

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The Love Interest: Book Review ***No Spoilers***

The Love Interest, by Cale Dietrich Published by: Fiewel and Friends Release Date: May 16, 2017 Genre: YA  Source: Book of the Month Club - May Selection  Rating: 2.5/5 Summary from Goodreads.com  There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great… Continue reading The Love Interest: Book Review ***No Spoilers***

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100 Questions Challenge…

Would you answer these 100 questions? I did... Let your readers know a little more about you. Source: Tumblr  Unusual Asks • Spotify, SoundCloud, or Pandora? Pandora • is your room messy or clean? Clean-ish • what color are your eyes? Brown • do you like your name? why? No, It's too common • what… Continue reading 100 Questions Challenge…

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Some Universal Wisdom…

***All of the passages in this post are part of the book "Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions." Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Please do not be scared off by the word "feminist." Her wisdom and suggestions are universally applicable. Feel free to insert your preferred pronoun while reading, I'm sure she… Continue reading Some Universal Wisdom…

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New Boy, by Tracy Chevalier: Book Review: ***No Spoilers***

New Boy, by Tracy Chevalier   Published by: Penguin Release date: May 16, 2017 Source: Penguin First to Read Rating: 5/5   This book is part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series, in which current, well known, and bestselling authors interpret and retell Shakespeare's classics. New Boy, is Tracy Chevalier’s retelling of the tragedy Othello. In… Continue reading New Boy, by Tracy Chevalier: Book Review: ***No Spoilers***

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Happy Star Wars Day 2017

There is no shame in my Star Wars game! I always keep my light saber handy when reading outside. 😋 Star Wars was my first fandom; I loved it even before fandom was a thing. 🤓🤓🤓🤓 I am a little sad because this is the first Star Wars day without the iconic Carrie Fisher, may… Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day 2017

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Independent Bookstore Day

Sorry, I was a day late. This is The Concord Bookshop in Concord, Massachusetts. One of my favorite independent bookstores around. The staff are super friendly and extremely knowledgeable. They almost always have what I am looking for!  Although I do shop at B&N and online at Amazon, I know how important it is to… Continue reading Independent Bookstore Day