New Book Releases for July 16, 2019

It’s Tuesday! Here are the new books coming out today! The Book of X by Sarah Rose Etter Costalegre by Courtney Maum A Girl Goes Into the Forest by Peg Alford Pursell The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead They Called Us Enemy by George Takei The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory Beirut Hellfire Society by Rawi Hage The Book of X by Sarah […]

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Prime Day Kindle Deals for July 16, 2019

Here are the Amazon Kindle Deals for today! None of these are over $5, and most of them are under $3. Many of these books will just be on sale for a single day, so if you see something you want, act fast! I am an Amazon Affiliate, which means that if you purchase the […]

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Beautiful Books with Foxes on the Cover

As you have probably guessed from my blog design, I really like foxes. They’re adorable, and I grew up on an island where it wasn’t strange for them to be in the yard. Ever since I’ve just been drawn to them. Fun story: on my third date with my boyfriend, we had a midnight picnic […]

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Where to Find High-Quality Essential Oils: Foxy Links, July 15, 2019

Daily Quote “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby News & Links Consumers Advocate has a great list of where to find high-quality essential oils in 2019. They tested eleven different companies to find out what was in their oils. It’s important to […]

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Prime Day Kindle Deals for July 15, 2019

  Here are the Amazon Kindle Deals for today! None of these are over $5, and most of them are under $3. Many of these books will just be on sale for a single day, so if you see something you want, act fast! I am an Amazon Affiliate, which means that if you purchase […]

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The Municipalists by Seth Fried – A Review

The Municipalists by Seth Fried Science Fiction Published by Penguin Books Released March 19, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I finished this book on June 1st, and I’m just now getting around to reviewing it. Part of the reason for that is that I simply don’t have very much to say about it. I only mildly […]

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$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn Edin – A Review

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn Edin & H. Luke Shaefer Non-fiction | Social Issues | Economics Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Released September 1, 2015 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Every single one of us knows that poverty exists. You may have even experienced poverty yourself. The fact that there are […]

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Paper Girls is Getting an Amazon Series: Foxy Links, July 12, 2019

Daily Quote “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.” ― Edgar Allan Poe News & Links Brian K. Vaughn’s popular comic book series, Paper Girls, is getting an Amazon series.  HarperCollins is launching a new graphic novel imprint, called HarperAlley. I can’t wait to see what they will be putting out. There’s a […]

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Kindle Deals for July 12, 2019

  Here are the Amazon Kindle Deals for today! None of these are over $5, and most of them are under $3. Many of these books will just be on sale for a single day, so if you see something you want, act fast! I am an Amazon Affiliate, which means that if you purchase […]

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Winter Flower by Charles Sheehan-Miles – A Review

Winter Flower by Charles Sheehan-Miles Contemporary Fiction Published by Cincinnatus Press Released June 4, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received this as a free ebook from the author in exchange for an honest review. A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about what trigger warnings are and whether or not they were […]

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What is DRM-Protected Media, and Why You Should Care?

E-readers have become commonplace, and most bookworms have a Kindle or Nook that they carry around with them. Most of your ebooks have DRM protection, something that most people don’t think about much. What does it mean for your ebooks that they are DRM-protected? Why should you care about it at all? Recently, Microsoft has […]

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On Negative Book Reviews

I recently came across an article about tagging authors on social media for bad book reviews from The Guardian and wanted to discuss the topic further. The article specifically mentions YA author Angie Thomas (author of The Hate U Give), who recently posted this on Twitter: Since this post went up, Thomas has been attacked for her desire […]

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One-Star Reviews of To Kill a Mockingbird: Foxy Links, July 11, 2019

Daily Quote “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone News & Links Tor.com has a great article of foods based on Brandon Sanderson’s Cosmere series, which is such a fun idea! Writing about traumatic events is difficult, and here’s one author’s take on […]

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Kindle Deals for July 11, 2019

  Here are the Amazon Kindle Deals for today! None of these are over $5, and most of them are under $3. Many of these books will just be on sale for a single day, so if you see something you want, act fast! I am an Amazon Affiliate, which means that if you purchase […]

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A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C.A. Fletcher – A Review

A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C.A. Fletcher Science Fiction | Post-apocalyptic Published by Orbit Released April 23, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: This book was a rollercoaster of emotions for me. There were times when I loved this book and plenty of other times when I absolutely hated it. […]

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