2019 A-Z Reading Challenge

If you’re interested in joining, go to Ginger Mom and Company and check out the details ðŸ˜‰ .

We’re back! This is one of the only challenges I did this year that I didn’t just… think about dropping… #commitmentissues remember? (not saying I dropped all of my challenges… only maybe 1 1/2…

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Might I Recommend… Spring Reads?


When is the last time I’ve actually recommended some reads? Am I even capable of giving decent recs????

But uhhhh, this was originally a T5W post hence this being posted on Wednesday, so this’ll basically be a Spring, light reads recommendations post/T5W hybrid thingy

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Spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by  The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018.

So, Spring begins tomorrow and ends June 21st and do I have a list for you.

Now, I don’t want to just add my entire ARC list full of Spring releases and such we all know how my and the request button get along, I have a challenge or two I want to get through and I’m utilizing this time to get them done.

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{ARC} Review: Descendant of the Crane by Joan He || My trust issues are warrented

Descendant of the Crane

Joan He

Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, dreaming of an unremarkable life. But when her beloved father is found dead, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of a surprisingly unstable kingdom. What’s more, Hesina believes that her father was murdered—and that the killer is someone close to her.

Hesina’s court is packed full of dissemblers and deceivers eager to use the king’s death for political gain, each as plausibly guilty as the next. Her advisers would like her to blame the neighboring kingdom of Kendi’a, whose ruler has been mustering for war. Determined to find her father’s actual killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable by
death, since magic was outlawed centuries ago.

Using the information provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust her family, Hesina turns to Akira—a brilliant investigator who’s also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of Yan at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high?

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The Blog Glo Up… despite my inactivity

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!! 

I was going to do a holiday themed… post, but I’m not really a festive person to begin with and I actually didn’t realize it was a holiday until last minute.

So, I’ve been blogging since September 1st, 2017 (that’s 1.5 years) and you could say things have changed.

Was that too corny? 

And this tag is kinda perfect? Thank you Avery for tagging me, it’s been a while.


  1. Credit the original creator, whatthelog
  2. Answer the questions!
  3. Tag as many or as few people as you like
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{ARC} Review: Sherwood by Meagan Spooner || When the romance isn’t worth it


Meagan Spooner

Robin of Locksley is dead.

Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, need a protector. And the dreadful Guy of Gisborne, the Sheriff’s right hand, wishes to step into Robin’s shoes as Lord of Locksley andMarian’s fiancé.

Who is there to stop them?

Marian never meant to tread in Robin’s footsteps—never intended to stand as a beacon of hope to those awaiting his triumphant return. But with a sweep of his green cloak and the flash of her sword, Marian makes the choice to become her own hero: Robin Hood.

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How I Tab My Books and Review Preparation… cause that’s a new thing I do now

Storytime: The first book I’d ever tabbed was FurthermoreI stuck with one color pink and tabbed all of the moments that made me happy.

As you can see, I had no idea what I was doing.

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{ARC} Review: Between the Water and the Woods by Simone Snaith || You’ve saved my from my reading slump… thanks

Between the Water and the Woods

Simone Snaith

Illustrator: Sara Kipin

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Emeline’s quiet village has three important rules:
Don’t look at the shadows.
Don’t cross the river.
And don’t enter the forest.

An illustrated fantasy filled with beauty and power, BETWEEN THE WATER AND THE WOODS sweeps you into a world where forests are hungry; knights fight with whips; the king is dying; and a peasant girl’s magic will decide the future of the realm…

When Emeline’s little brother breaks all three of their village’s rules, she is forced to use her family’s forbidden magic to rescue him from the dark things he awakens, the Ithin. Now that the Ithin are afoot in the land, she must, by law, travel to the royal court and warn the king. But the only way she and her family can make the journey to the capital is with the protection of a sour magister and a handsome, whip-wielding Lash Knight. Will Emeline survive in a city where conspiracies swirl like smoke and her magic is all but outlawed?

Seven full-page black-and-white illustrations included.

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Blog Tour Review: When the Sky Fell on Spendor by Emily Henry


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When the Sky Fell on Splendor

Emily Henry


Publication Date:

Format: Finish Copy





Blog Tour Schedule

Week One

March 4 – Butter my Books – Moodboard

March 5 – Adventures of a Book Junkie – Author Q&A

March 6 – Margie’s Must Reads – Playlist

March 7 – Flying Paperbacks – Review

Week One

March 11 – BookCrushin – Pop Culture Alien Invasions

March 12 – Elysian Artiste – Review + Moodboard

March 13 – The Midnight Society – Author Guest Post

March 14 – Morganreadsalot – Creative Instagram Picture

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Mini Interview with Jodie Lynn Zdrok

I’m here with a mini interview with the author of Spectacle! We talk about Paris and debuting and morgues 😉 .


Spectacle #1

Jodie Lynn Zdrok

spectacle by jodie lynn zdrok

A YA murder mystery in which a young reporter must use her supernatural visions to help track down a killer targeting the young women of Paris.

Paris, 1887.

Sixteen-year-old Nathalie Baudin writes the daily morgue column for Le Petit Journal. Her job is to summarize each day’s new arrivals, a task she finds both fascinating and routine. That is, until the day she has a vision of the newest body, a young woman, being murdered–from the perspective of the murderer himself.

When the body of another woman is retrieved from the Seine days later, Paris begins to buzz with rumors that this victim may not be the last. Nathalie’s search for answers sends her down a long, twisty road involving her mentally ill aunt, a brilliant but deluded scientist, and eventually into the Parisian Catacombs. As the killer continues to haunt the streets of Paris, it becomes clear that Nathalie’s strange new ability may make her the only one who can discover the killer’s identity–and she’ll have to do it before she becomes a target herself.

Publisher: Tor Teen

Publication Date: February 12th 2019


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