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Things That Make Me Instantly Want to Read A Book

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is things that make you instantly want to read a book. It could be as simple as words in the synopsis or anything else that might immediately catch your attention. I tend to just choose what sounds interesting based… Continue reading Things That Make Me Instantly Want to Read A Book

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Review: The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi

A trio of friends from New York City find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game that they must dismantle in order to save themselves and generations of other children in this action-packed debut that’s a steampunk Jumanji with a Middle Eastern flair. When twelve-year-old Farah and her two best friends get sucked into a… Continue reading Review: The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi

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Saturday Song: Patience by Take That

Happy Saturday! As you’re reading this, I’m off in Saskatchewan for the Easter weekend. Probably buying books, let’s be honest. Any opportunity, right? But I wanted to share a song that has been playing on repeat at my house for the past week. We were watching a clip of Robbie Williams on the Graham Norton… Continue reading Saturday Song: Patience by Take That

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Review: The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who urges him to handle poisonous rattlesnakes, and at school, where he faces down bullies who target him for his father’s extreme faith and very public fall from grace. The only antidote to all this… Continue reading Review: The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

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Waiting On Wednesday: Cold Summer by Gwen Cole

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted on Breaking the Spine. This week’s book is… Cold Summer by Gwen Cole! This book caught my attention because it sounded a little like another book I loved, The Time Traveller’s Wife. Except this sounded a little less romance-y and a little more adventure-y. In the Time Traveller’s… Continue reading Waiting On Wednesday: Cold Summer by Gwen Cole

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The Most Unique Books I’ve Ever Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is… The most unique books I’ve ever read! This is a hard list of make, because there are a lot of factors that can affect the list. What if a book isn’t really unique, and I just haven’t read… Continue reading The Most Unique Books I’ve Ever Read

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Review: Music Of The Ghosts by Vaddey Ratner

Leaving the safety of America, Teera returns to Cambodia for the first time since her harrowing escape as a child refugee. She carries a letter from a man who mysteriously signs himself as “the Old Musician” and claims to have known her father in the Khmer Rouge prison where he disappeared twenty-five years ago. In… Continue reading Review: Music Of The Ghosts by Vaddey Ratner

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Review: Remnants by Carolyn Arnold

All that remains are whispers of the past… When multiple body parts are recovered from the Little Ogeechee River in Savannah, Georgia, local law enforcement calls in FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher and his team to investigate. But with the remains pointing to three separate victims, this isn’t proving to be an open-and-shut case.… Continue reading Review: Remnants by Carolyn Arnold