Month: February 2018

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Book Review: War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

Joey is a warhorse, but he wasn’t always. Once, he was a farm horse and a gentle boy named Albert was his master. Then World War I came storming through and everything changed. Partial synopsis provided by Goodreads. Book: War Horse Author: Michael Morpurgo Publication Date: first published in Great Britain in 1982 Publisher: Egmont […]

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My Favorite Bookish Friendships

Have you ever read a book that had a friendship that gave you all of the feels? I can honestly say that I haven’t read many books that actually have made me feel much towards the characters. I’ve read a decent number of books, but perhaps not enough to have a wide enough variety to pick […]

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eARC Mini Review: Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston

Release date Feburary 27, 2018! Seventeen-year-old Ana is a scoundrel by nurture and an outlaw by nature. Found as a child drifting through space with a sentient android called D09, Ana was saved by a fearsome space captain and the grizzled crew she now calls family. But D09—one of the last remaining illegal Metals—has been […]

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Why I Started Blogging & Why You Should Too!

I’ve been blogging for over a year already… It was Winter 2016 when I decided that I really needed to do something in order to keep me sane (for lack-of-better-terms). Being a wife to an amazing husband, mother to an adorable toddler (we are also expecting a baby boy), a full-time employee, along with all of that other demanding life […]

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Barnes & Noble Birthday Book Haul

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a book haul post! It’s literally been months since I last did one, which means I’ve been successfully sticking to my book-buying ban! I must admit, I’m doing this ban a bit begrudgingly because they’re books. I want to buy them all, especially several that are coming out, […]

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eARC Review: Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Release day February 27, 2018! Tess, stubbornly, is a troublemaker. You can’t make a scene at your sister’s wedding and break a relative’s nose with one punch (no matter how pompous he is) and not suffer the consequences. As her family plans to send her to a nunnery, Tess yanks on her boots and sets […]

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Thursday Blog Trot #1 Let’s Get This Thing Started!

It’s Thursday, and it’s time to start a new Meme! What is Thursday Blog Trot? Well, since I don’t have all the time in the world to spend following my lovely fellow book bloggers, bookstagrammers, booktubers, and the like, I wanted to dedicate some time each and every Thursday to provide shout-outs to these peeps, and […]

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Nine While Nine Cover Reveal!

Nine While Nine Publisher: Parliament House Press For fans of This Savage Song! Find Out About Other Books by Stasia Morineax at http://stasiamorineaux.wixsite.com/stasiamorineaux Isabeau Finne’s perfect world utterly unravels when she meets Death’s right-hand man one fateful night, spiraling her life into a world of chaos and the impossible. Suddenly, she is no longer Isabeau […]

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My Favorite Romance Novels

Since we are still in February, let’s talk Romance, shall we? I can’t say I’m the biggest fan of romance in books. That doesn’t come to say that I don’t appreciate a good romance if I come across one!  If we want to be really honest, then if you get to know me a bit, […]

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Book Review: Finding Jade by Mary Jennifer Payne

The year is 2030, and climate change is making life on Earth more challenging. Fourteen-year-old Jasmine Guzman is struggling to come to terms with the abduction of her twin sister, Jade, and her mother’s illness. Things go from bad to worse when a series of bizarre occurrences make Jasmine wonder if she’s losing her mind. […]

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The Bone Roses Cover Reveal!

The Bone Roses Publisher: Parliament House Press Sixteen-year-old Rags is the most feared Rustler in the world, and for good reason. When she’s not raiding the post-Yellowstone Kingdom’s established settlements for supplies to keep her frontier, Rondo, alive another day, she’s fending off witch hunt-happy villagers who want her rare blue eyes in an unmarked […]

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eARC Review: Hunger: A Tale of Courage by Donna Jo Napoli

It is the autumn of 1846 in Ireland. Lorraine and her brother are waiting for the time to pick the potato crop on their family farm leased from an English landowner. But this year is different—the spuds are mushy and ruined. What will Lorraine and her family do? Partial synopsis provided by Goodreads. Book: Hunger: […]

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#ReviewRally Challenge

Are your reviews-to-write list getting you down? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. I’ve been sitting on some reviews that I need to write for a few months. It’s time to buckle down and get them done! Currently, I have seven reviews that I need to write and post (including one book that I’m currently reading, […]

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Fairy Tale Friday #1: The Lily of Life by Carmen Sylva

The Lily of Life: a Fairy Tale written by The Crown Princess of Romania, aka Carmen Sylva The Lily of Life: A Fairy Tale is a children’s story that was originally published in 1913. Written by the Crown Princess of Romania, Pauline Elisabeth Ottilie Luise zu Wied, who wrote under the pen name of Carmen Sylva. […]

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Just a Little Update…

Good Evening, Everyone! And Happy Almost Friday! We’re nearly to Friday already. These weeks seem to just fly by lately! How has everyone’s week been treating them? I just wanted to drop in and give a quick update. Most of you know that this WordPress blog is a new one for me, yet She’s Going […]

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