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Dollar Tree Haul #2

Dollar tree hauls have got to be my favorite type of book hauls to do. Reason? I usually am able to get a bunch of brand new books in excellent condition for $1. What could be better for a bookworm (besides getting all the books you want for free, hehe)? I didn't have as much… Continue reading Dollar Tree Haul #2

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Book Review: Family by Micol Ostow

  Those that are familiar with the Manson Family Cult will be intrigued by this one. Family is a YA drama/mild thriller following a young woman named Mel who comes from an abusive home filled with a mother who couldn't care less, and a man who lives with them who is deemed her 'uncle.' Told… Continue reading Book Review: Family by Micol Ostow

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What To Read This Month: 10 New Releases Hitting Shelves In June 2017

In most parts of the world, the weather has turned into a summery bliss ready to be filled with vacations, extended hobby time, and, for book lovers, new releases. Here's what the month of June has to offer in the new book releases department.   1. Hunger: A Memoir of My Body by Roxane Gay… Continue reading What To Read This Month: 10 New Releases Hitting Shelves In June 2017

Book Lovers · Book Suggestions · Historical Fiction

Back In Time: 25 Of The Best Historical Fiction Books

As one of the most popular book genres, Goodreads defines historical fiction is defined as: “…Novels that re-create a period or event in history and often use historical figures as some of its characters. To be deemed historical, a novel must have been written at least fifty years after the events described.” I’ve read my fair… Continue reading Back In Time: 25 Of The Best Historical Fiction Books

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Barnes & Noble Haul #1

So I spent some money at the good ol' B&N. It's a small haul, but let's jump right in: 1. Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye   Adding to my ever expanding collection of Kennedy books and memorabilia is this new release on Bobby Kennedy. I've heard nothing but fantastic… Continue reading Barnes & Noble Haul #1

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Book Review: What Maisie Knew by Henry James 

I saw the 2013 movie version of James' classic story about a year ago and, at the time, had zero idea it was based on a book. Let alone a classic book. Fast forward a few years and the novel joins the ranks of the wonderful Dollar Tree books I've accumulated, and I finally finished… Continue reading Book Review: What Maisie Knew by Henry James 

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8 Of The Most Popular Quotes From Stephen King’s Books

One of the most well-known and bestselling authors of his generation, Stephen King is a household name in the literary realm of horror writing. Having published more than 98 works, consisting of short stories, novels, and nonfiction, a list of book quotes from his writing would take a generous amount of time to read. Instead,… Continue reading 8 Of The Most Popular Quotes From Stephen King’s Books

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Book Review: The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman

An artistic college drop-out; a young woman trying to find her way through teaching. This is premise of Allegra Goodman’s, author of the The Cookbook Collector among other bestselling titles, new novel, The Chalk Artist. Collin takes the role of a young artist who, blessed with all the drawing talent in the world, is at… Continue reading Book Review: The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman

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Book Review: The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents by Ronald Kessler

I'm under the impression that not many young adults (peeps between 16-25 let's say), read a lot of non-fiction. Especially political nonfiction. But there are a handful that do, like myself, and that leads me to this review. Even if you're not all that interested in political history or stories, First Family Detail, even though… Continue reading Book Review: The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents by Ronald Kessler

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These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

It is that time of year again when the sun is shining its brilliant rays into our windows, the sandy beach is calling our name, and, of course, billionaire Bill Gates shares his book suggestions for the summer. And what do you know? I got them right here for you.   1. The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal Synopsis:… Continue reading These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer