Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Colorful Book Covers

So I know I keep saying I'm going to get back into blogging, and I swear I am, but I will need to ease back into it as I try to get used to my new life. I'm carving out more time for myself and reading a lot more which hopefully means more posting! For… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Colorful Book Covers

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Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning!

Like many of you, last year was a tough one for me. I pretty much lost everything and it's taken a long time to come out from under it all. I'm still dealing with a lot and haven't had much time for myself, but I've come to the realisation that I can't keep going on… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning!

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want to Read Again

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about books that we want to re-read again. Regular readers of my blog know that because my TBR pile is completely out of control I rarely re-read books. There are just too many others I haven't read at all to be spending time… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want to Read Again

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Top Ten Tuesday: 2020 Releases by Indigenous Authors

IT'S READY PLAYER TWO DAY!!! I stayed up pretty late last night in the hopes that my audiobook would be delivered sometime after midnight, but it must have been delivered after I fell asleep. No matter, it's here now and I am so excited for it! I'll be buying a hard copy too, but given… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2020 Releases by Indigenous Authors

Book Reviews

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Released: September 2018Publisher: Penguin Random HousePages: 304Rating: 5/5 The moving story of an orphan determined to know her own history and discovers the true meaning of family.  From the publisher: Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift in a… Continue reading Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

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Top Ten Tuesday: Shakespeare Characters I’d Name a Pet After

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about literary characters we would name our pets after. When I started thinking about names I'd pick, I realized more than a few were Shakespearean. So I decided to tweak the topic a little! Granted, many of Shakespeare's characters were based on myths… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Shakespeare Characters I’d Name a Pet After

Monthly Wrap Ups

Monthly Wrap Up: June 2020

It's been a few months since I've done a wrap-up mostly because it's been hard to keep track of the days during lockdown. By the time it dawns on me that we're in a new month, we're already nearly through it so it seems kind of pointless to do the previous month's wrap up. This… Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: June 2020

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Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read the Most Books By

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about authors we have read the most books by. I decided to focus more on the books I've read as an adult, otherwise this list would just be authors like Ann Martin, R.L. Stine, and Beverly Cleary. I devoured series as a kid… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read the Most Books By

Book Reviews

Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

Released: July 2020 Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Pages: 335 Rating: 4/5 Two murders. An abandoned asylum. Will a mysterious former patient help untangle the dark truth? From the publisher: The body of an elderly woman is been found in the grounds of a derelict asylum on the banks of the Thames. As Detective Lew Kirby… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Bone Jar by S.W. Kane

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Blog Tour: In the Role of Brie Hutchens… by Nicole Melleby

Released: June 2020 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Pages: 272 Rating: 4/5 “A nuanced exploration of how to reconcile faith and identity. Melleby's clear, honest voice expertly captures the frustration, awkwardness, and fear of being vulnerable—as well as the potential rewards…This funny, tender, and heart-wrenching story will have readers calling for an encore.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred… Continue reading Blog Tour: In the Role of Brie Hutchens… by Nicole Melleby