*First Line Friday 1/15/21* Into the Heartless Wood- Joanna Ruth Meyer

The forest is a dangerous place, where siren song lures men and women to their deaths. For centuries, a witch has harvested souls to feed the heartless tree, using its power to grow her domain. When Owen Merrick is lured into the witch’s wood, one of her tree-siren daughters, Seren, saves his life instead of […]

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*Book Review* Crown of Bones by A.K. Wilder

Title: Crown of Bones Author: A.K. Wilder Publisher: Entangled Teen Release Date: January 5, 2021 Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance Summary: Raise. Your. Phantom. For fans of epic fantasies and sweeping adventures, this ensemble cast will immerse you in a world of unique magic, breathtaking action and unforgettable characters. In a world on the brink […]

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*Blog Tour + Review* The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas by Kimberly Willis Holt

Book Title: The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas Author: Kimberly Willis Holt Publisher: Henry Holt & Co. (BYR) Release date: on January 12th, 2021 Genres: MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION–Historical SYNOPSIS: Kimberly Willis Holt’s The Ambassador of Nowhere, Texas is a stunning post-9/11 companion to the National Book Award-winner When Zachary Beaver Came to Town. Decades after the Vietnam […]

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Stacy’s Top Ten Disappointing Reads of 2020

With great books comes awful books. We must take the good and the bad to figure out what we love to read in this world. Last year was a complete dumpster fire and we shouldn’t waste our time with awful books. 2020 had some amazing books released but we also had some horrendous, eye-rolling, nauseating […]

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*Mini Review* Swimming Lessons- Lili Reinhart

  The debut collection of poetry from Lili Reinhart, the actress and outspoken advocate for mental health awareness and body positivity.Swimming Lessons explores the euphoric beginnings of young love, battling anxiety and depression in the face of fame, and the inevitable heartbreak that stems from passion. Relatable yet deeply intimate, provocative yet comforting, bite-sized yet profound, […]

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*Goodreads Monday 1/11/21* The Initial Insult- Mindy McGinnis

Welcome to Amontillado, Ohio, where your last name is worth more than money, and secrets can be kept… for a price. Tress Montor knows that her family used to mean something—until she didn’t have a family anymore. When her parents disappeared seven years ago while driving her best friend home, Tress lost everything. She might […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? 1/11/21

Hello and welcome back to Monday. I hope everyone is okay and staying safe. Last week was exhausting and that slowed down my reading a bit. I’m still currently reading Hope Never Dies. I hope that my reading turns to normal this week. This week I plan on reading a book I bought myself recently, […]

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*Book Review* Escaping Eleven by Jerri Chrisholm

Title: Escaping Eleven Author: Jerri Chrisholm Publisher: Entangled Teen Release Date: December 8, 2020 Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance Summary: In Compound Eleven, the hierarchy of the floors is everything. My name is Eve Hamilton, and on my floor, we fight. Which at least is better than the bottom floor, where they toil away in […]

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*First Line Friday 1/08/21* Be Dazzled- Ryan La Sala

Who’s ready to sparkle?? Project Runway goes to Comic Con in an epic queer love story about creativity, passion, and finding the courage to be your most authentic self. Raffy has a passion for bedazzling. Not just bedazzling, but sewing, stitching, draping, pattern making–for creation. He’s always chosen his art over everything–and everyone–else and is […]

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*Review* In a Holidaze- Christina Lauren

One Christmas wish, two brothers, and a lifetime of hope are on the line for hapless Maelyn Jones in In a Holidaze, the quintessential holiday romantic novel by Christina Lauren, the New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners.. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…but not for Maelyn Jones. She’s living with her parents, hates her going-nowhere […]

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