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Waiting on Wednesday/Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature, started by Breaking the Spine and continued by Wishful Endings, that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: Summer of Salt RELEASING JUNE 5TH, 2018 Synopsis Practical Magic meets Nova Ren Suma’s Imaginary Girls and Laura Ruby’s Bone Gap in this lush, atmospheric new novel by acclaimed author Katrina Leno. A magic passed down through generations. An island where strange things happen. A summer that will become… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s book is: Save the Date Releasing June 5th, 2018 Synopsis Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the first time in years, all four of her older siblings will be under one roof. Charlie is desperate for one last perfect weekend, before the… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s book is: Stay Sweet RELEASING APRIL 24TH, 2018! Synopsis A summer read about first love, feminism, and ice cream. Summer in Sand Lake isn’t complete without a trip to Meade Creamery—the local ice cream stand founded in 1944 by Molly Meade who started making ice cream to cheer up her lovesick girlfriends while… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s book is: Come from Away Releasing April 24th, 2018! Synopsis From the bestselling author of Tides of Honour and Promises to Keep comes a poignant novel about a young couple caught on opposite sides of the Second World War. In the fall of 1939, Grace Baker’s three brothers, sharp and proud in their uniforms, board Canadian ships… Read More

t’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: Books on my Spring TBR Oh boy! This week, it was so hard to narrow it down to just 10 books!  My TBR is so full, and I just wish I could read all the books right now!  So, here are 10 books that I really, really want to read this spring! Illuminae I’ve… Read More

Hey everyone! The lovely Rimpy, from Rimpy Reads, is hosting another Wonder Week Readathon!  Wonder Week is a bingo style readathon, and it starts today, March 18th and goes through March 25th.  I’m so excited for this readathon, especially because I’m on spring break from university, so I’m expecting to get a lot of reading done!  Today I’m going to be sharing with you all the books I hope to complete this… Read More

Hi everyone! Well, February has come and gone, and now we are a week into March.  That means spring is on its way!!  February was a pretty uneventful month for me, personally, but after the January I had, I really appreciated the peace.  Also, on February 10th, it was my blog’s 2nd anniversary! Of course, I totally forgot, and so I didn’t do anything.  I do just want to say though, thank… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) RELEASING MARCH 6TH, 2018! Synopsis Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners… Read More

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to share with you all my TBR for the #InLoveAThon, hosted by Cristina from christinasjourney, and a bunch of other lovely BookTubers as well!  I was so happy to hear about this readathon, because I had just been thinking about how I wished there was a Valentine’s Day themed readathon, and sure enough, I found this wonderful one!  The #InLoveAThon runs from tomorrow, February 9th – February… 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: TOP TEN BOOKS ON MY TBR I STILL HAVEN’T READ The Sweet Far Thing Are any of you even the tiniest bit surprised that this book is on here?! No? I thought so! If you’ve been following for any amount of time, you know pretty much every TBR post I make, I include The Sweet… Read More