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    This month wasn’t a spectacular reading month, but that’s okay, because this month I actually created this blog!  Making a book blog is something I’ve wanted to do for quite some time, but I never got around to it before, or I couldn’t think of a name, or I’ve always had some other excuse, but I finally made one. So, I’ll excuse my lack of reading for this month and… Read More

   Summary What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again. Because… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine, that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  While I’m not sure if I will be doing this every week, I would like to try and feature an upcoming book that I’m excited for at least once a month. Today’s pick is: Awe by Travis Thrasher Releasing late March 2016 Synopsis: After his best friend disappears and his girlfriend abandons him, Brandon… 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 Outside of My Usual Reading Type It’s actually going to just be Top 5 this week, because I don’t read outside of my comfort zone enough…lol First up is: On Pointe Lorie Ann Grover I love dance books, so naturally I was interested in this book. What made… Read More

   Hey everyone! The lovely people over at Bookidote nominated me for The Infinity Dreams Award!  They have been super nice, and very welcoming to me as I’ve just recently joined the book blogging community. I definitely recommend checking out their blog. 👌 You can check out their answers 👉 here 👈 RULES – Thank and follow the blog that nominated you – Tell us 11 facts about yourself – Answer the questions that were… Read More

    Summary A boy with extraordinary powers. An army of deadly monsters. An epic battle for the future of peculiardom. The adventure that began with Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and continued in Hollow City comes to a thrilling conclusion with Library of Souls. As the story opens, sixteen-year-old Jacob discovers a powerful new ability, and soon he’s diving through history to rescue his peculiar companions from a heavily guarded fortress…. 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 Songs That I Wish Were Books   First up on my list is: Speak Now by Taylor Swift The whole premise of the song revolves around a girl sneaking into her ex-boyfriend’s wedding, because she believes he is marrying the wrong girl. I think Speak Now would make such a cute, chick… Read More

Hi! I’m Theresa, and this is my first post on my new book blog! Since this is the first post, I thought I’d introduce myself, and let you know what you can expect from this blog in the future. First of all, my name is Theresa and I’m 21 years old. I’ve been an avid reader and book lover for as long as I can remember. I mostly read YA books, but… Read More