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Wonderfully Wicked Read-a-Thon

I have been wanting to join a read-a-thon for MONTHS! I’m excited that this is a long read-a-thon that goes over the course of two weekends instead of just one. I will sadly be missing out on Dewey’s Read-a-Thon because I will be busy on Saturday but this Read-a-Thon will make up for it. The [Read On]

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Shadow and Bone

Title: Shadow and Bone Author: Leigh Bardugo Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Publication Date: June 5th 2012  Goodreads Summary:Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on [Read On]

Sublime

Sublime

Title: Sublime Author: Christina Lauren Publisher: Simon and Schuster Publication Date: Oct 2014 Classification: Young Adult Novel Summary from Goodreads: True love may mean certain death in a ghostly affair of risk and passion from New York Times bestselling duo Christina Lauren, authors of Beautiful Bastard. Tahereh Mafi, New York Times bestselling author of Shatter [Read On]

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

  Title: Daughter of Smoke and Bone Author: Laini Taylor Publisher: Little Brown Publication Date: September 2011 Classification: YA Novel  Goodreads Summary: Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged    strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of [Read On]

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books For Readers Who Like Character Driven Novels

This week’s topic of Books for Readers Who Like Character Driven Novels is entirely the topic for me! I love character driven novels! I recommend so many character driven novels and those are always the ones I give higher ratings to. Characters are my thing so here are my picks… It will be hard to [Read On]

Where she went

Where She Went

Title: Where She Went Author: Gayle Forman Publisher: Dutton Publication Date: April 2011 Classification: YA Novel Summary from Goodreads: It’s been three years since Mia walked out of Adam’s life. And three years he’s spent wondering why. When their paths cross again in New York City, Adam and Mia are brought back together for one [Read On]

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Eternal Kiss of Darkness

Title: Eternal Kiss of Darkness Author: Jeaniene Frost Publisher: Avon Books Publication Date: July 2010 Classification: Adult Paranormal Novel Summary from Goodreads: An immortal war has been brewing in the darkness . . . And now one woman has stumbled into the shadows. Chicago private investigator Kira Graceling should have just kept on walking. But [Read On]

Alexa’s Reading Weekend

I know there are many read-a-thons coming up in about two weeks from now but I guess I’m impatient and want to see how much I can read this weekend since I’ll be home for most of it. So far it is Friday night and I have already finished a book… Well I guess I’m [Read On]

Alexa's 2014 Reading Goals

Reading Goals: Oct 2014 + TBR + Read-a-Thons

I thought this year instead of joining a bunch of challenges I know I will never complete I would just make some of my own personal reading goals. This way I know they are my goals and that they don’t have to fit into any particular challenge. I also think I’m going to do away [Read On]

Girl Behind the Blog: The Never Ending Series

I feel like there comes a time in every series where it should be over. Many authors avoid this by making a series only last for three books but lately I feel like authors sometimes cheat this rule. Plus I also read a lot of adult romance books and they always cheat because there are [Read On]

black ice

Black Ice

Title: Black Ice Author: Becca Fitzpatrick Publisher: Simon and Schuster Publication Date: Oct 2014 Classification: Young Adult Novel Summary from Goodreads: Sometimes danger is hard to see… until it’s too late. Britt Pfeiffer has trained to backpack the Teton Range, but she isn’t prepared when her ex-boyfriend, who still haunts her every thought, wants to [Read On]

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Sizzle

Title: Sizzle Author: Sarah O’Rourke Publisher: Indie/ Self Published Publication Date: July 2014 Classification: Adult Novel Content: Mature Themes & Scenes Summary from Goodreads: What happens when the Devil asks you to pay your dues? Molly Ramsey is just about to find out! Molly Ramsey lives a nice, normal life. Her cat, her dog, and [Read On]

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Iron Daughter

Title: Iron Daughter Author: Julie Kagawa Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: Aug 2010 Classification: YA Paranormal Novel Summary from Goodreads: Half Summer faery princess, half human, Meghan has never fit in anywhere. Deserted by the Winter prince  she thought loved her, she is prisoner to the Winter faery queen. As war looms between Summer and [Read On]

Mini Reviews DNF

Title: Mortal Danger Author: Ann Aguirre Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Publication Date:  August 5th 2014 Goodreads Summary: Revenge is a dish best served cold. Edie Kramer has a score to settle with the beautiful people at Blackbriar Academy. Their cruelty drove her to the brink of despair, and four months ago, she couldn’t imagine being [Read On]

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall To-Be-Read list

This Week we get to talk about the Top Ten Books on our Fall TBR List 10. So it is true I really disliked the Matched series but I love things to do with water and I love when it is in books so I’m giving Condie another chance to impress me. I hope to [Read On]

Ugly Love

Ugly Love

Title: Ugly Love Author: Colleen Hoover Publisher: Atria Publication Date: Aug 2014 Classification: New Adult Novel Content: Mature Themes & Sexual Themes Summary from Goodreads: When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she knows it isn’t love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing [Read On]

Hard as Stone

Hard as Stone

Title: Hard as Stone Author: Sarah O’Rourke Publisher: Indie/ Self Published Publication Date: May 2014 Classification: Adult Novel Content: Mature Themes & Scenes Summary from Goodreads: Nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, the beautiful town of Paradise is the perfect place to raise a family, have dinner at the local diner…and chase a [Read On]

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Thinking About…5 Reasons I Love Pound Fitness

Five Reasons You Should Try Pound 1. The music! I love music. It helps motivate me in anything I do. Pound fitness has some pretty awesome music. 2. It is a workout that doesn’t feel like a workout. Do not get me wrong it is definitely a challenge. There are a lot of things I [Read On]

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Audio Review: The Iron King

Title: The Iron King Author: Julie Kagawa Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: Jan 2009 Classification: Young Adult Novel Summary from Goodreads: Meghan Chase has a secret destiny; one she could never have imagined. Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan’s life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She [Read On]

Monster calls

A Monster Calls

Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: Walker Books Publication Date: Jan 2011 Classification: Young Adult Novel Summary from Goodreads: The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his [Read On]