Dracula by Bram Stoker – A Review

Dracula by Bram Stoker Horror | Classic | Vampires Originally published by Archibald Constable and Company Released May 26th, 1897 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to […]

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Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog – A Review

Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog Originally published in Germany under the title: Truggestalten Translated by Emma Rault Published by Melville House Released in the US October 8th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects […]

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Sheets by Brenna Thummler – A Review

Sheets by Brenna Thummler Graphic Novel Published by Lion Forge Released August 28th, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Sheets has been on my radar for a while, but reading it on Hoopla this morning was totally spur-of-the-moment. It turned out to be one of the best random decisions I’ve made recently. This middle-grade ghost story is adorable […]

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Flying Alone: A Memoir by Beth Ruggiero York – A Review

Flying Alone: A Memoir by Beth Ruggiero York Non-Fiction | Memoir Self-Published Released September 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free copy of this book from FSB Associates in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion. Here’s a fun fact that very few people know about me:  I’m […]

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Autumn Colored Books – #SixforSunday

This is the second time this month that I’ve discovered weekly prompts hosted by other book bloggers. I love that this is a thing and will take any chance I get to participate in the bookish community. This morning I was reading Sarah Withers Blogs and came across her list of autumn-colored books. The post […]

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Who Says You’re Dead by Jacob M. Appel, MD – A Review

Who Says You’re Dead?: Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned by Jacob M. Appel, M.D. Nonfiction | Medical | Ethics | Science Published by Algonquin Books Released October 8, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in […]

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Hawaii… in books

As part of Read Yourself Happy’s America…In Books feature, here are some of the best books set in Hawaii. Hawaii’s Story by Liliuokalani Goodreads | Amazon Let’s start with an important book. This non-fiction book was written by Hawaii’s last queen, Liliuokalani. She wrote this book after the area became incorporated as part of the United […]

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Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – A Review

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie Fiction | Contemporary | Magical Realism Published by Random House Released September 3rd, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this novel from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. “Every quest takes place in both the sphere of […]

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Star Ratings: Are They Fair or Necessary – Let’s Talk Bookish

While I was snacking on some hard-boiled eggs this afternoon (which are 100% the best snack), I was reading some of the WordPress blogs that I follow and came across Books on the Brain and specifically the Let’s Talk Bookish post about star ratings. I followed her link back to the creator of the Let’s […]

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September Wrap-Up

September was a difficult month for me. My anxiety and depression have been much worse than usual due to a lot of financial and life-related stress. My boyfriend and I just found out that we have to move to a new unit in our apartment complex at the end of September due to renovations, which […]

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Contemporary-a-thon Wrap-up

Last week, I shared my TBR for Contemporary-a-thon, round 5. I had planned on reading at least four books: Again, but Better by Christine Riccio The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston In the end, however, I only finished one – Again, but Better – because I […]

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Guest Post from D. Ellis Overttun, Author of The Terra Nova Series

Today, we have a very special guest post from D. Ellis Overttun, author of The Terra Nova series. Synopsis Terra Nova 1 – Universe (Redux Edition) Awakening The year — 526,780. A probe is deployed from ISV Intrepid at the outer edge of the universe. It is the last of a complement of twelve that […]

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The Bookish Bucket List Tag

I was reading through book blogs on WordPress and came across a lovely blog called Sophie’s Corner. The post I found was the Bookish Bucket List Tag and I really enjoyed the questions, so here we are. The tag was originally created by Madison at Madison’s Inkwell. Here’s a link to the original post. What […]

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Again, but Better by Christine Riccio – A Review

Again, but Better by Christine Riccio Contemporary | New Adult | Romance Published by Wednesday Books Released May 7th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “So—why didn’t something happen?” Because of me. Because I let fear make decisions for me. Because I’ve chosen to let the world push me around instead of pushing my way through the […]

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Jenny Lawson, Omar El Akkad, & Laini Taylor – Kindle Deals, 9/27/19

All of the Amazon Kindle ebooks listed below are under $5, and most of them are under $3. Some of the deals are for one day only, so if you see something you really want, don’t wait! Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson American War by Omar El Akkad Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor Unaccustomed […]

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