*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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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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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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*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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*Release Day Review* When You Look Like Us- Pamela N. Harris

When you look like us—brown skin, brown eyes, black braids or fades—people think you’re trouble. No one looks twice at a missing black girl from the projects because she must’ve brought whatever happened to her upon herself. I, Jay Murphy, can admit that, for a minute, I thought my sister, Nicole, got too caught up […]

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*Goodreads Monday 1/04/21* This Golden Flame- Emily Victoria

Orphaned and forced to serve her country’s ruling group of scribes, Karis wants nothing more than to find her brother, long ago shipped away. But family bonds don’t matter to the Scriptorium, whose sole focus is unlocking the magic of an ancient automaton army. In her search for her brother, Karis does the seemingly impossible—she […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? 1/04/21

Hello and welcome to the first Monday of the new year. I hope the year has been good to you all so far. This week I’m going to read two books that I purchased with gift cards that I received on Christmas, a book that I received from a friend, and a signed book that I’ve had […]

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Happy New Year 2021

Justin, Nikole, & Stacy would like to wish you and your family a very happy new year!!2020 is finally over! What a year! Cheers to new reads and an even better year. 

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*Goodreads Monday 12/28/20* What Big Teeth- Rose Szabo

MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN MEETS THE ADDAMS FAMILY IN THIS HAUNTING STORY OF ONE GIRL’S ATTEMPT TO RECONNECT WITH HER MONSTROUS FAMILY. Eleanor has not seen or spoken with her family in years, not since they sent her away to Saint Brigid’s boarding school. She knows them only as vague memories: her grandfather’s […]

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