Anticipated 2018 Books

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This post is going to be about my top 5 books that I can not wait to be released in 2018. They will be listed in publication date order. Hope you enjoy!

   1) Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella Unknown

Release Date: February 13, 2018

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About: Sylvie and Dan have been together for 10 years and have the best lives. One day at doctors visit they are told that they can live for another 68 years. Learning this they start to panic a little since 68 years together is a very long time. So they come up with a plan to keep things fresh and exciting in their marriage. They will come up with little surprises for each other so that their lives will never become boring. While doing this, things go wrong and secrets are revealed that begin to shake up their marriage in a way that they did not intend.

Thoughts: I love Sophie Kinsella’s writing and I can not wait to finally read this book. I know it’s going to be filled with laughter and surprise ( pun not intended) in true Kinsella style.  Continue reading “Anticipated 2018 Books”

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Disney Press Books I Want to Read 

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This post is going to be on books published by Disney Press that I would like to read at some point. I am a big Disney fan so getting to read books based off of the movies I grew up with it is fun. Especially when I get to see a different side of the story I already know. So, keep on reading if you want to know what those books are.

1) Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book by Jennifer Donnelly


GoodReads Rating: 3.93

Movie: Beauty and the Beast

About: Belle gets pulled into the pages of the book Nevermore. Continue reading “Disney Press Books I Want to Read “

Coming Up in January

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Here is my January TBR! Hope you enjoy it, it is short and sweet.

      1) Renegades by Marissa Meyer

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“BOLD. VALIANT. JUST.” (Picture from Google)

 

 

About: The Renegades are a group of superheroes who have taken down the villains. The Renegades are a symbol of hope and courage and the villains are not about it. This story is the story of Nova who hates the Renegades is on a mission for vengeance. That is until she meets a Renegade boy named Adrian and that is when things get complicated I am guessing. Continue reading “Coming Up in January”

Reading Goals for 2018

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This post is going to be on all my reading goals I have for myself in 2018. Hope you enjoy and let me know what your reading goals are for this year.  

      1)  GoodReads Challenge

  • For 2017 I set my GoodReads Challenge to read 20 books and I ended up reading 25 books. So, I decided to read 30 books in 2018 hopefully I can do it! I think I can.

Continue reading “Reading Goals for 2018”

Top Books of 2017

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For my last post of 2017, I am going to share with you the top books that I read this year. That is my from the 24 books I read this year the ones that I enjoyed the most. I have reviews for all the books on this list, so if you want more information on the books or my thoughts on them you can check out my review. Now let’s get into this list.

1) My Not so Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella ( Stand Alone)fullsizerender-jpg-2

Read: 2/8/17- 2/11/17

Genres: Fiction, Romance, Chick Lit, Contemporary, Romance

Rating: 5 stars

Review: MNSPL Continue reading “Top Books of 2017”

Review: One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

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         I have finally finished reading One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake! That took me over a month to read and I am not sure why because I really enjoyed it. One Dark Throne is the sequel to Three Dark Crowns, so there will be spoilers on Three Dark Crowns in case you haven’t read it yet. I have a review on Three Dark Crowns if you want a spoiler-free review of the first book.

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One Dark Throne starts a little bit after where we left off in Three Dark Crowns. After the crazy events that went down in Three Dark Crowns we get to see how the three Queens react to those events. Katharine somehow made it out alive out of the Breccia Domain and is more determined than ever to win the crown. Arsinoe has learned that she is not a Naturalist but a poisoner, so she needs to figure out how to take advantage of this secret. Mirabella has to try to keep the people around her from getting hurt. Continue reading “Review: One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake”

Review: Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber

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So December 2016 I picked up Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber. I was so excited to read a Christmas book. I got to page ten and gave up on the book because the main character annoyed me. Now December 2017 Zoe from readbyzoe hosts a 24 hour Holiday readathon and I took this opportunity to give Twelve Days of Christmas a second chance. Now, you may be asking yourself what is Twelve Days of Christmas is about. Keep on reading an I will fill you in.

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This is the story of Julia a bubbly personality and her neighbor Cain who is the complete opposite of Julia. Cain is not talkative and a bit rude to Julia. One day Julia catches Cain stealing her newspaper this is the last straw for her. Determined to break Cain’s not friendly exterior she decides to kill cain with kindness. As well as that she decides to blog about her Kill them with Kindness project for the twelve days leading up to Christmas.  Continue reading “Review: Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber”

Read-A-Thon by Zoe

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Yesterday, December 9th 2017 I participated in the 24 hour readathon hosted by ReadbyZoe on YouTube. This post I will let you guys know how it went. Now let’s get into it.

I stated the readathon at 1:30 AM by reading One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake. I started ODT in November and I was halfway into the book. The goal was to get a good a good amount of it read because I have been reading ODT for far too long. So I read from 1:30 Am until 5 Am. I ended up reading about 70ish pages which was a really good dent.  At 5 AM I decided to go to sleep because I was really tired. Continue reading “Read-A-Thon by Zoe”

Holiday 24 Hour Read-A-Thon

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This Saturday December 9th Zoe from ReadbyZoe on YouTube is hosting another 24 hour read-a-thon! The best part about this read-a-thon is that it is Holiday edition. Check out Zoe’s video for the details for this read-a-thon. Now I will tell you guys what I have planned for that day.  Continue reading “Holiday 24 Hour Read-A-Thon”

Writing Update #3: Naming Characters and Occupation

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Today’s post is an update on the book I have been working on. I am going to be covering naming my characters as well as figuring out what their occupation will be. That being said let’s just get right into it.

One thing that has taken me so long to do is name these characters. I have had their first names for a few weeks now but in the last few days, I have had to figure out their last names. Oh, boy was that a process! For my characters I wanted their first and last names to flow well together. Also, I wanted them not to have names that are used a lot, I wanted them to be at least a tiny bit original. Now, did I accomplish that goal? I have no idea but I am happy with the names that they ended up with…well at least for now. I have no clue if they will end up changing once I get to the actual writing of this book and truly discover who these characters are. Honestly, I am okay with that as long as I feel that by the end that I have found the best name for them I will be happy. I am so excited to actually get started on the book and see where these characters take me. Continue reading “Writing Update #3: Naming Characters and Occupation”