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It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through October! October is always one of my favorite months. From the changing leaves to the cozy clothing to the spooky books, there’s so much to love! The fall months also always remind me of change and new beginnings. This also had me thinking about my blog. I’ve been kind of quiet on here this summer but I thought I’d update you all on… Read More

Title: Live on Purpose: 100 Devotionsfor l Letting Go of Fear and Following God by Sadie Robertson Huff Pages: 208 Genres: Nonfiction, Christian living, inspirational Publisher: Thomas Nelson (Sept. 28th, 2021) Summary: Learn how to celebrate every moment in life while living enthusiastically and following your God-given passions with New York Times bestselling author Sadie Robertson’s devotional Live on Purpose. Teens and young adults willl reach new depths of faith as they… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday!  TTT a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: Ten Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud!

I can hardly believe that it is June! 2020 has been the longest, shortest year ever – if that even makes sense, haha! The summer months are always some of my favorites. I love the warm weather, and there’s nothing better than reading outside in the sun with some iced tea! So, as I’m sure you can guess, I am very excited for June’s TBR. All of these are books I definitely… Read More

Happy New Year!  Last year may not have been the best reading year for me, but of the books that I did read, so many of them were absolutely incredible.  I definitely read a few books that I can safely say are now on my list of all-time favorites. In no particular order, my favorite books of 2019 are:

Happy 2020!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday.  I’m really looking forward to this year and am hopeful that I will read soo many books this year.  To kick things off, I’ve decided to participate in the VSCO Girls Readathon!  This is a super fun readathon hosted by several different people.  You can get all the details on the official Twitter, here!

Hey everyone! If you know me, you know I love Christmas.  So, when I found out the Tistheseasonathon was returning, I just knew I was going to participate! Today I am so excited to share with you all my TBR.  The Tistheseasonathon is a super chill and festive readathon which started today (December 2nd) and runs through the 8th.  To get all the details, be sure to check out the official Twitter… Read More

Happy December 1st!  I cannot believe that it is December.  Christmas is just around the corner! 😍🎄  So, if you’ve been around for a while you know what that means: Countdown to Christmas time! Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read this holiday season.  This is my 4th year doing this, and it is one of my favorite segments on this… Read More

Last Saturday was the semi-annual Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon!  I decided to join in on the fun last minute, and I’m so glad I did, because even though I was busy in the evening and didn’t get to read the whole 24 hours, I still ended up reading so much more than I would have!! 🎉

Hey everyone!  As many of you probably already know, the Booktubeathon has become the Reading Rush!  I, personally, love the changes that have been made and I am so excited for the readathon this year.  Also, feel free to add me on the website.  My username is thecalicobooks! The Reading Rush is running from July 22nd through the 28th.  So, it’s just about to begin in my timezone! 🎉  Today I’m going… Read More