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Happy New Year’s Eve!  Today, I wanted to share this quote from Rainbow Rowell’s short story, Midnights.  While I read this quote, it reminded me of the new beginnings that a new year brings.  Life is full of adventure and changes, but that doesn’t mean you have to do it alone. “I’m not going anywhere, Noel’ ‘You are,’ he said, squeezing her.’And it’s okay. Just… I need you to take me with you.”   …… Read More

Title: What Light by Jay Asher Pages: 251 Genres: YA, Romance, Contemporary, Christmas Published by: Razorbill (Oct. 11, 2016) Summary Sierra’s family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon—it’s a bucolic setting for a girl to grow up in, except that every year, they pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. So Sierra lives two lives: her life in Oregon and her life at Christmas. And leaving… Read More

Ahhh! We are SO close to Christmas! I am so excited, but I cannot believe it’s almost here.  Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read during this holiday season, which was inspired by Kourtni Reads‘ Christmas countdown!  Usually, it’s  posted on a Sunday, but I was sick earlier this week and didn’t get a chance to post Week 5’s countdown…so here… Read More