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Book Review: Happyland: A Fairy Tale in Two Parts by Tes Mekonnen

Would you like to court me to Happyland?” Prince Gobbledygook asks Lily Marshmallow and himself. Therein the journey begins to find Happyland. Follow him as he tries to define happiness with a little help from his friends, Big Wig Sophisticated Pig, Brutus Beaujolais and Cornelius Wordbook, an English gentleman with a book-for-a-head. Prince Gobbledygook duels,… Continue reading Book Review: Happyland: A Fairy Tale in Two Parts by Tes Mekonnen

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Saturday Song: Yours by Russell Dickerson

Happy Saturday! Admittedly, I haven’t been listening to a lot of music lately, because I’ve mostly been listening to stuff for work and I don’t really want to just share a bunch of transition songs with you guys. But I was playing the radio while driving my partner to work this morning, and this song… Continue reading Saturday Song: Yours by Russell Dickerson

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Book Spotlight: Doubt the Stars by Emily Selleck

Henley’s father is dead But returning home from her studies abroad, the crown princess of the planet D’marc discovers that his absence isn’t the only thing in her life that’s been turned upside down: her mother has already remarried, passing the throne to her new husband, the uncle Henley once adored. And there’s the ghost:… Continue reading Book Spotlight: Doubt the Stars by Emily Selleck

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Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death… Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Books I Don’t Remember Much/Anything About

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on That Artsy Reader Girl (previously on The Broke and the Bookish).  I don’t usually do Top Ten Tuesday anymore, but I saw that this was going to be the list for this Tuesday, and man, I couldn’t resist. Because forgetting what happened in book is my thing. I… Continue reading Books I Don’t Remember Much/Anything About

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Book Review: The Black Notebook by Isabelle Snow

Trust is a funny thing isn’t it? It’s great to be trusted by your friends, but when practically the entire school – even the popular kids – are sharing their deepest, darkest secrets with you…that’s when things get messy. Seven Warrilow has been keeping everybody’s secrets for as long as she can remember. She knows… Continue reading Book Review: The Black Notebook by Isabelle Snow

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Saturday Song: Blue by Eiffel 65

Happy Saturday! So this week’s song comes from my teen autism group, because we somehow got onto a 90s kick in our last meeting (which is surprising, considering that a good number of this group were born in the 2000s), and this song came up, and I forgot how awesome it was. This remains as… Continue reading Saturday Song: Blue by Eiffel 65

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Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

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Is There a Point to Book Blogging Anymore?: 5 Reasons to Keep Blogging Despite Everything

It’s a reasonable question, especially with the state of things these days. Authors are attacking reviewers and bloggers for sharing their opinions. Traffic seems to be down all around. I’ve heard a few people mentioning this. Personally, my hits are about two-thirds what they were last year, and I have considerably more followers now. Giveaways… Continue reading Is There a Point to Book Blogging Anymore?: 5 Reasons to Keep Blogging Despite Everything