Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Best Books We’ve Read in 2017 So Far graphic

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Best Books We’ve Read in 2017 So Far

Octavia’s Picks: Honor by Jay Crownover Cole by Tijan Brainwashed by R. McGeddon, Jamie Littler Burn For Me by Ilona Andrews Shelly’s Picks: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books From “X” That We’ve Recently Added to Our TBRs graphic

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books From “X” That We’ve Recently Added to Our TBRs

Octavia’s Picks – Paranormal Romance Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison Moonshadow by Thea Harrison Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost Shelly’s Picks – Contemporary Fiction Girl Out of Water by Laura Silverman 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig All American Boys […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Spring TBR

Winter is (theoretically) coming to a close. Hard to believe when it’s 18 freaking degrees outside out and snowing but whatever THAT’S WHAT THEY TELL ME. That means it’s time to go through all my unread books and start putting together a spring TBR that I’ll give up on by mid-April. This year I decided to […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite Love Stories

Welcome to today’s special Valentine’s Day edition of Top Ten Tuesday, where I’m discussing my favorite love stories. The books themselves might not be romances, but they all have beautiful, heart wrenching love stories contained within their pages, stories that made me believe in the magic of love and I refuse to believe these couples […]

Monthly Wrap-Up:  January 2017 graphic

Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2017

Books Octavia Read: Bodyguard by Jessica Linden:  Everywhere and Every Way by Jennifer Probst: DNF Dazzling by Elizabeth Hayley:  Radiant by Elizabeth Hayley:  Honor by Jay Crownover:  A Wife in Every Sense by Joanne Walsh:  Dance With the Billionaire by Charlotte Eve: Books Shelly Read: March: Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Comics/Graphic Novels on my TBR graphic

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Comics/Graphic Novels on my TBR

I’ve never been a Comic/Graphic Novel person. I read the BtVS Season 7 when they first came out but soon fell behind and never picked them back up. But my Shelly really loves them so I’ve been wanting to give them a real try this year. I did read and LOVE Nimona last year, as […]

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Best Books of 2016

So 2016 was not a good reading year for me. A lot of things factored into the why of it but I somehow only ended up reading 104 books and listening to 11 audio books. I also DNFed 21 books which is a new high for me (for reference by 2015 numbers were 131/23 and […]

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Day 6 – Title Scramble Challenge graphic

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Day 6 – Title Scramble Challenge

Hello read-a-thoners. I hope everyone is getting lots of reading done! If I’m being totally honest I am doing terribly, which is what happens when you decide to host a read-a-thon the week you also move. Turns out, even when you’re apartment is basically the size of a closet, unpacking and stuff is a lot […]