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Title: The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls by Jessica Spotswood Pages: 320 Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance Published by: Sourcebooks Fire (June 5th, 2018) Summary One summer will challenge everything the Garrett sisters thought they knew about themselves—and each other. Kat lands the lead in the community theater’s summer play, but the drama spills offstage when her ex and his new girlfriend are cast too. Can she get revenge by staging a new romance of her own?… Read More

  It’s April, so that means it’s time for my March wrap-up!  For me, March was a pretty great month.  It was my birthday on the 29th, and while I didn’t read quite as many books as I would have hoped, I still read a fairly good amount.  My blog did really well in March, too! Altogether, I read five books in the month of March! BOOKS READ – The Choosing by… Read More

Title: Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote Pages: 162 Genres: Fiction, Classic, Short Stories Published by: Modern Library (Jan. 13th, 1994, originally 1958) Summary It’s New York in the 1940s, where the martinis flow from cocktail hour till breakfast at Tiffany’s. And nice girls don’t, except, of course, Holly Golightly. Pursued by Mafia gangsters and playboy millionaires, Holly is a fragile eyeful of tawny hair and turned-up nose, a heart-breaker,… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: Characters I Liked in Books I Didn’t Like This week was a hard one for me, because of that, it’s only going to be a top five today.  For one thing, usually if I don’t like the characters, it’s the biggest reason why I don’t like a book.  For another thing, honestly, there are… Read More

It’s 11 days late, but here it is: my June wrap-up!  Honestly, I’m a little disappointed in the amount of reading I actually got done.  I finished three books in June, which is not terrible for me, but in the summer months I usually read more.  So, I had hoped to just finish a few more books, but oh well!  At least all the books I read were great ones! BOOKS READ… Read More