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Hello! It is day two of me hosting Bookending Spring 2019!  Lately, the weather has been so beautiful and it has really been putting me in that springtime mood.  So, for today’s post, I’m sharing with you all some of my favorite books that remind me of spring! Some of these books remind of spring because of the content, others just because of their pretty covers.  Either way, just thinking about these… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: TOP TEN Hidden Gems This week I’m sharing with you all some of my favorite, under-appreciated novels.  Some of these include popular authors’ lesser known novels, self-published novels, and novels that I just think need a lot more love and attention! So, without further ado, here’s ten of my favorite, hidden gem novels:  … 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: Ringer (Replica, #2) Releasing October 3rd, 2017! Synopsis Like its ambitious companion novel, Replica, this far-reaching novel by powerhouse bestselling author Lauren Oliver digs deep into questions of how to be a human being in a world where humanity cannot be taken for granted. In the world outside the Haven Institute, Lyra… Read More

Title: Replica by Lauren Oliver Pages: 520 Genres: YA, Science Fiction Published by: HarperCollins (Oct. 4, 2016) Summary Lyra From a distance, the Haven Institute, tucked away on a private island off the coast of Florida, looks serene and even beautiful. But up close the locked doors, military guards, and biohazard suits tell a different story. In truth, it is a clandestine research facility where thousands of replicas, or human models, are born, raised, and observed. But… Read More