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  Summary  In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen-year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck… A sophisticated, layered, and heart-achingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make, and the ultimate choice Mia commands…. Read More

March was not a very good reading month for me.  Basically, I’ve been in a reading slump since the end of February!  Because of that, I only read two books this month. BOOKS READ   –  A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall \\⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Wink Poppy Midnight by April Tucholke \\ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – I am almost done with 1984 by George Orwell though (ideally, I’d like to finish it tonight), and I’m about… Read More

Summary The creative writing teacher, the delivery guy, the local Starbucks baristas, his best friend, her roommate, and the squirrel in the park all have one thing in common—they believe that Gabe and Lea should get together. Lea and Gabe are in the same creative writing class. They get the same pop culture references, order the same Chinese food, and hang out in the same places. Unfortunately, Lea is reserved, Gabe has… Read More

Summary At twenty-two years old, Sydney is enjoying a great life: She’s in college, working a steady job, in love with her wonderful boyfriend, Hunter, and rooming with her best friend, Tori. But everything changes when she discovers that Hunter is cheating on her—and she’s forced to decide what her next move should be. Soon, Sydney finds herself captivated by her mysterious and attractive neighbor, Ridge. She can’t take her eyes off… Read More

Today is Top Ten Tuesday – A weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books On My Spring TBR First up: I bought Dorothy Must Die forever ago, but I still haven’t read it!  All this talk about Yellow Brick War has made me really want to start this series though. Second, Reached is another book I’ve had in my shelf for awhile that I… Read More

The Rules 1. Mention the creator of the tag (Ayunda @ Tea and Paperbacks). 2. Thank the blogger who tagged you! Thank you so much to the wonderful Wat Da Book for tagging me!! I really appreciate it! 😊🤗 3. Choose one of the options. You don’t have to tell the reasons why you chose that, but you can also do them if you want to. 4. Tag 10 other people to… Read More

Summary Every story needs a hero. Every story needs a villain. Every story needs a secret. Wink is the odd, mysterious neighbor girl, wild red hair and freckles. Poppy is the blond bully and the beautiful, manipulative high school queen bee. Midnight is the sweet, uncertain boy caught between them. Wink. Poppy. Midnight. Two girls. One boy. Three voices that burst onto the page in short, sharp, bewitching chapters, and spiral swiftly… Read More

Summary Tim Mason was The Boy Most Likely To: – find the liquor cabinet blindfolded – need a liver transplant – drive his car into a house Alice Garrett was The Girl Most Likely To: – well, not date her little brother’s baggage-burdened best friend, for starters. For Tim, it wouldn’t be smart to fall for Alice. For Alice, nothing could be scarier than falling for Tim. But Tim has never been… Read More

February was the first month that I participated in The Pretty Books’ 2016 Classics Challenge, which is where each month you read at least one classic book of your choice. February’s Book: Originally Published: 1678 My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis: Often rated as important as the Bible as a Christian document, this famous story of man’s progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written. Set… Read More

  Today is Top Ten Tuesday – A weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books If You’re In The Mood For Dancing As a ballet dancer, I love to read books involving dance. This week I’m going to list five books/series involving dance that I’ve read, and five books/series involving dance that are on my TBR. First up, the top 5 ballet… Read More