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I was tagged by Giovanna at Book Coma to do the 3 Days, 3 Quotes challenge!  Thank you so much for thinking of me for this fun tag!! 🙂 The Rules: 1. Thank the person who nominated you. 2. Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day). 3. Nominate three new bloggers each day. Today’s quote comes from one of my all-time favorite books: Anne of Green Gables! “Isn’t it… Read More

Title: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken Pages: 486 Genres: YA, Fantasy, Science Fiction/Time Travel, Romance Published by: Disney-Hyperion Summary: Passage, n. i. A brief section of music composed of a series of notes and flourishes. ii. A journey by water; a voyage. iii. The transition from one place to another, across space and time. In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with… Read More

Today is Top Ten Tuesday – A weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Books I Picked Up On A Whim   The Summer of Cotton Candy   This entire series is so fun!  There are 4 books in the series – one for each season – and it chronicles 17 year old Candace’s life, starting with the summer before her senior year of high… Read More

Title: Dance of Shadows by Yelena Black Pages: 369 Genres: YA, Fantasy/Paranormal, Mystery, Romance Published by: Bloomsbury Children’s USA Summary Dancing with someone is an act of trust. Elegant and intimate; you’re close enough to kiss, close enough to feel your partner’s heartbeat. But for Vanessa, dance is deadly – and she must be very careful who she trusts … Vanessa Adler attends an elite ballet school – the same one her older sister, Margaret, attended… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases! Today’s pick is: Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories Releasing May 17th, 2016! Synopsis: Maybe it’s the long, lazy days, or maybe it’s the heat making everyone a little bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love to bloom. Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories, written… Read More

Summary: To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick… Read More

April was a much better reading month than March.  I think it’s safe to say that I’m finally out of my dreadful reading slump!

Today is Top Ten Tuesday – A weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is: Childhood Characters I’d Like to Revisit as Adults I’m only doing a top 5 today, because, to be honest, I haven’t had a whole lot of time to blog these past couple of days, but I still really wanted to participate.  So, here they are! Nancy Drew I know there’s a Nancy… Read More

Summary: Zoe thought the loss of her parents would be the most difficult thing she’d ever have to endure. When she began seeing things she couldn’t explain in her new home of Torchcreek, Virginia, she was sure the grief was driving her mad. Instead Zoe discovers she is part of an ancient bloodline, one destined to defeat the powers of darkness from condemning the world. But Zoe, the daughter of the three,… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases! Today’s pick is: The Square Root of Summer Releasing May 3rd, 2016! Synopsis: This is what it means to love someone. This is what it means to grieve someone. It’s a little bit like a black hole. It’s a little bit like infinity. Gottie H. Oppenheimer is losing time. Literally. When the fabric of… Read More