Tag: #BeatTheBacklist

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 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 #readingđź“– …

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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 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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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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Dec 30 2018

The Definition of Honor and a Book Review

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The noun HONOR is defined as strong admiration for someone for a distinct reason. I submit to you that the definition of HONOR is actually the ability to crush those under you because your peers and superiors consider it your right to do and believe that you would crush them the same way they would …

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Oct 25 2018

Four Book Reviews

The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe I enjoyed the discussion of Chess. Hoyle (a game I’ve never heard of) comes up next, which I’m guessing is like poker, based on the book’s description. Telling me about a library in Paris… that’s always a quick way to entice this reader! I learned …

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Sep 06 2018

Book Review on #ReadABookDay to #BeatTheBacklist #PlutoLives

My backlist is host to a wide variety of books from many genres. This one happens to be from the non-fiction science section. The Universe (Collins Discover)- August 8, 2006 – by Peter Grego Overall, a pretty good book. It felt like a mini-textbook to me, like the ones from school days in the 1980/90’s. …

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Aug 31 2018

Update On Goal Challenge To Keep Focus

#quote A goal without a plan is just a wish

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.com #GotGoalsBlogHop Thoughts from my WEPFF entry: – Intriguing that so many commenters thought Osiris to be a woman. It was based on a true story, but I changed names. I really thought I picked a manly name. “In Egyptian mythology, Osiris is the god of life, death, the flooding of the Nile and the …

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