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Review: The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne

Title: The Stars We Steal Author: Alexa Donne Genre: Young Adult, Retelling Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date published: February 4th 2020 Format: Hard Cover Page Count: 400 Rating: 3.5/5 Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, only has one thing on her mind: which lucky bachelor… Continue reading Review: The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne

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Mini Reviews: Books for Yoga Lovers

I've always wanted to get into yoga, so I decided to compile a few books that I recently read that have been helpful in introducing me to the practice. I've learned quite a bit from these books, whether it be how to do a variation of a yoga pose or the history of yoga, and… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Books for Yoga Lovers

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Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Title: Sorcery of Thorns Author: Margaret Rogerson Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date published: June 4th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 464 Rating: 4/5 All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up… Continue reading Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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Review: 365 Ways to Find Peace by Marcus Braybrooke

Title: 365 Ways to Find Peace Author: Marcus Braybrooke Type: Personal Development Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Watkins Publishing Date published: April 16th, 2019 Format: digital Page Count: 67 Rating: 4/5 With a different meditation or inspiration for each day of the year, this is a wonderfully inspiring collection that will open readers' hearts and mind and show… Continue reading Review: 365 Ways to Find Peace by Marcus Braybrooke

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Review: Literary Places by Sarah Baxter

Title: Literary Places Author: Sarah Baxter Type: Art, Literature Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: White Lion Publishing Date published: March 5th, 2019 Format: digital Page Count: 144Rating: 5/5Bringing together engaging text and stunning hand-drawn illustrations, Inspired Traveller’s Guide: Literary Placestakes readers on an enlightening journey through the key locations of literature’s best and brightest authors, movements and moments. Explore the plains of La Mancha with… Continue reading Review: Literary Places by Sarah Baxter

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Review: #Single by Lost the Plot

Title: #Single Author: Lost the Plot Genre: Humor Publisher: Pantera Press Date published: November 8th 2018 Format: eBook Rating: 2.5/5   This book is a must read if you match any of the following criteria: You are currently online dating. You have online dated. You will online date in your future. You are a smug couple. You worry your child… Continue reading Review: #Single by Lost the Plot

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10 Things I Learned from NetGalley

Recently I've hit a milestone of 50 reviews on NetGalley and am close to reviewing 75 books. It's been a lot of fun reading ARCs and being able to explore so many different genres and books.  I believe that NetGalley is definitely a site that book bloggers should know about. So here, I wanted to… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned from NetGalley

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Review: My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih

Title: My Real Name is Hanna Author: Tara Lynn Masih Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction Publisher: French Flaps Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4/5 Inspired by real Holocaust events, this poignant debut novel is a powerful coming-of-age story that will resonate with fans of The Book Thief and Between Shades of Gray. Hanna… Continue reading Review: My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih

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Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Title: When Elephants Fly Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Adventure Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date published: September 4th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 400 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 5/5 There are some battles worth fighting even if it means losing yourself. T. Lily Decker is a high school senior with a twelve-year plan: avoid stress, drugs,… Continue reading Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

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Review: Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad

Title: Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream Author: Ibtihaj Muhammad, Lori L. Tharps Type: Nonfiction Genre: Memoir, Autobiography Publisher: Hachette Books Date published: July 24th 2018 Format: Digital Copy Page Count: 256 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 5/5 Growing up in New Jersey as the only African American Muslim in hijab in town, at school, and on the… Continue reading Review: Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad