Category: Book Reviews

Sep 26 2019

Book Review #TackleTBR Magic at Midnight by Ronel Janse van Vuuren @miladyronel

I have finished reading Magic at Midnight by Ronel Janse van Vuuren @miladyronel ! 🎉 It has been a difficult month. I applied for a special event this month. Had my application idea and information last month so I’d be ready as soon as it was open. Somehow, it opened on the site but I …

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Aug 26 2019

Exquisite Readathon #boutofbooks 26 Wrap-up and #BookReviews #ODFS

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Bout of Books 26 I was “birthday kidnapped,” and as such, I fell behind on update posts. Here’s a wrap-up! Exciting Readathon #Reading #insixwords Day 1 Recap #boutofbooks 26 #WEPFF #WEP #Poetry and #BoutofBooks 26 Day 2 Recap with Adaptations and Favorite #books Challenges: Wednesday 8/21 Recreate Your Favorite Book Cover View this post on …

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Aug 07 2019

Book Reviews on Book Hooks, and Tigers, and They Could Have Named Her Anything ~ Oh My! #bookreview

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During a recent conversation with a Twitter friend, I took a screenshot of my Kindle app, the library page showing the most recent downloads. Does it seem like I have an abnormally high number of books with women on the cover? 10 out of 16, or 63%, have women on the cover. It’s really just …

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Jul 27 2019

A Review of and Thoughts on “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”

I’m jaded. (J’s gonna go on a rant. It might upset some of you. There’s probably an X icon you could click to leave at any time.) I had read “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” by Judy Blume before, as a sixth or seventh grader, because I had female friends who read it. …

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Jun 17 2019

The Infinite Pieces of Us #BookReview #Bechdel #WeNeedDiverseBooks #BeatTheBacklist

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The Infinite Pieces of Us by Rebekah Crane Amazon Kindle genres: #14 in Teen & Young Adult Coming of Age Fiction eBooks #13 in Teen & Young Adult Romantic Comedy eBooks #9 in Teen & Young Adult Romantic Comedy GOODREADS GENRES: Young Adult Contemporary Fiction Romance Publication Date: November 1, 2018 #WeNeedDiverseBooks #BeatTheBacklist Author I …

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Jun 06 2019

Book Review Time #goals #nanowrimo #writetip #ShowingTelling

Ever finish a book about finishing and goal setting… and then fall behind? It’s been a rough week. Sick friend. Taking care of our niece. Been kind of out of it (am I getting sick?). Anyway, it’s book review time! I read Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done by Jon Acuff. #BeatTheBacklist (2017), Author …

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May 19 2019

Exquisite #boutofbooks 25 Readathon and #BookReview

Bout of Books 25 Today’s challenge: Stretch Goal It’s the last day of the readathon, so today’s challenge is to take a look at the goals you set for the week To meet my #boutofbooks 25 goals of reading and reviewing 4 books, I have to finish reading and then review ONE more book in …

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May 18 2019

Readathon #BookReviews #boutofbooks 25 Growing TBR and Most Read Authors

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Bout of Books 25 Today’s challenge: Share the love! Share the books, websites, etc., you’ve discovered this readathon. I made quite a few new friends on Instagram during the challenge. There might be more, and I don’t know if they’re all BoB fans. But here’s a screenshot from today: I looked up a few other …

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May 17 2019

The Magic Misfits #BookReview and #BoutofBooks 25 #BookRecommendation #MustRead #FavAuthor

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Bout of Books 25 Today’s challenge: If you like this, try that. Put your recommendations hat on, #boutofbooks-ers. For this challenge, pick a book, author, or trope (or whatever!) from your TBR and suggest similar books. View this post on Instagram Challenge: If you like this, try that. #bookstagram #books #boutofbooks #BoB25IGphoto #reading #readathon #reading📖 …

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Mar 31 2019

#BookReview Masquerade: Oddly Suited #IWSG Anthology

Masquerade: Oddly Suited #IWSG Anthology 2019 by L.G. Keltner, Jennifer Lane, Deborah Solice, C.D. Gallant-King, Elizabeth Mueller, Angela Brown, Myles Christensen, Chelsea Marie Ballard, Anstice Brown #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic #DebutAuthor (there are two first-time authors), Author I Haven’t Previously Read I enjoyed reading the ARC copy of Masquerade: Oddly Suited I was given in exchange for …

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Mar 28 2019

They Called Me Wyatt by @NatashaTynes #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic #DebutAuthor #BookReview

They Called Me Wyatt by Natasha Tynes #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic #DebutAuthor #BookReview Author I Haven’t Previously Read, Debut Book, MC returns to hometown Trope, Speculative Fiction book, Diverse book Expected publication: June 11 2019 by Rare Bird Books I received an unedited ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review. Siwar is a Christian …

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Feb 28 2019

Sapo Saga #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop #YA #SciFi #SpecFic

First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Welcome back! It’s the last day of this great event. The final author I’m featuring is: Tony Laplume We’re talking about the book Sapo Saga . First up, my review: #DebutAuthor #BeatTheBacklist #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic Author I Haven’t Previously Read A to Z Challenge book I swear …

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Feb 27 2019

Twisted Tales #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop #Horror

First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Welcome back! It’s day eighteen of this great event. This blog will have reviews and tour stops on February 4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 27, and 28. Today I’m featuring fellow author: Deborah A Stansil We’re talking about the book Twisted Tales. First up, my review: …

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Feb 21 2019

Y is For Yes #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop #MustRead Erotica

First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Welcome back! It’s day fourteen of this great event. This blog will have reviews and tour stops on February 4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 27, and 28. Today I’m featuring fellow author: JR Vincente We’re talking about the book Y is for Yes. First up, my …

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Feb 19 2019

Worldbuilding #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop

First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Welcome back! It’s day twelve of this great event. This blog will have reviews and tour stops on February 4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 27, and 28. Today I’m featuring a fellow book-about-creating-settings author: Rebekah Loper We’re talking about the book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding: Building …

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Feb 18 2019

Wheels of Time #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop #Fantasy #ChildrensBooks #wheelsoftime

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First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Welcome back! It’s day eleven of this great event. This blog will have reviews and tour stops on February 4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 27, and 28. Today I’m featuring fellow fantasy author: Nidhi GS We’re talking about the book Wheels of Time. First up, my …

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Feb 04 2019

Runaway with this Erotic Choose Your Adventure #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop

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First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! There’s a Rafflecopter giveaway over at the Blogging from A to Z blog Welcome! It’s day one of this great event. This blog will have reviews and tour stops on February 4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 27, and 28. Today I’m featuring one of my A …

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Jan 26 2019

Two Book Reviews and a Bingo Update

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The Fae Realm by Ronel Janse van Vuuren #SpecFic Speculative Fiction book Author I Haven’t Previously Read I enjoyed this quick and easy read by Ronel Janse van Vuuren quite a bit. “The Fae Realm” is a collection of some of her short stories, followed by references to where the lore began. It must have …

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Jan 12 2019

Book Reviews and Day 6 of #BoutOfBooks has a Dreamcast (Not the Video Game System)

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Bout of Books 24 Today’s challenge: Dream cast Share your dream cast for a book that hasn’t been adapted yet I read that as Dreamcast… Perhaps that is why I decided to go with a book that has a videogame system as a big part of the plot twist/ meet cute: Strangely, Incredibly Good by …

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Jan 10 2019

Rave #BookReview During #Boutofbooks 24

Bout of Books 24 Today’s challenge: Synopsis Rewrite Take a favorite book and re-write the synopsis (book description) from the point of view of the non-main character It was difficult to pick which book I wanted to use for this. I’m going with this one because I think I can do the challenge well using …

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