Thursday Thought : Pairing Books With Places

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 | 0 comments

Design-2014-07-23-11-32-31So I know I can not possibly be the only person who does this.  But Hannah tells me its one of my ME things, so I figured I’d chat about it! But I match what I’m reading with where I am. And then. I read certain genres more depending on the season. And I do all this on top of being a mood reader to the max. Sometimes it makes it hard to get to review books on time but hey. It is what it is. This post is gonna give you some examples from things I have coming up this August through October. And I’ll also chat real quick about the book I read in Miami which was recommended to me by Estelle!  In Miami I wanted a chicklit.  E told me The Undomestic Goddess made her LAUGH OUT LOUD.  THat was all she had to say! I devoured it, loved it, and have since purchased multiple Sophie Kinsella books!  I mean come on, I was away for a bachelorette weekend, chicklit HAD TO BE my choice!

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On Finding BARGAINS and BOOK SALES

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 | 3 comments

book fairsThis weekend was PRETTY awesome for book buying!  While it is true, if I LOVE a book enough I buy the hard copy no matter the cost, when trying out new reads, I am a BIT more frugal.  So, when I found out that there were TWO library / donation book sales within ten minutes of my apartment? You KNOW I was allllll over that.

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Audio Adventures: Faithful Place by Tana French

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 | 0 comments

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Audio Adventures is a new type of review! It is specifically formatted for my Audiobook Reviews and it helps explain how I feel about all the main categories.

The Execution: The voices, narrations, and accents of the audiobook. How did they hold up? Were they inviting, did I hate them, anything about the voices will be found in this section.

The Excursion: The plot, the storyline, the adventure that was had. See how I felt about the premise of the book here!

The Evaluation: The round up! This includes my normal ratings, some wrap up comments, and a general consensus!

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Summer Slimdown: Dinner Ideas, PROGRESS & apps!

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 | 1 comment

And we are back!  I have so much awesomeness to share with you this week.

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For one we have some HEALTHY dinner ideas.


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Just Read This!: One Plus One by JoJo Moyes

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 | 8 comments

This is not a DRILL, it is important.  Cast aside your TBR list and… 

just read thisA new feature where I highlight a book I absolutely ADORED but don’t want to write  a full review in fear of giving away too much plot info.  This feature will showcase strong aspects of the book, some quotes, and who it appeals to, and who I believe the REACH audience should be as well! So gear up kids, this time around we have…

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Favorite Factor: The Likeness by Tana French

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 | 0 comments

  

The Likeness

by:Tana French

Six months after the events of In the Woods, Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to recover. She’s transferred out of the murder squad and started a relationship with Detective Sam O’Neill, but she’s too badly shaken to make a commitment to him or to her career. Then Sam calls her to the scene of his new case: a young woman found stabbed to death in a small town outside Dublin. The dead girl’s ID says her name is Lexie Madison (the identity Cassie used years ago as an undercover detective, and she looks exactly like Cassie.

With no leads, no suspects, and no clue to Lexie’s real identity, Cassie’s old undercover boss, Frank Mackey, spots the opportunity of a lifetime. They can say that the stab wound wasn’t fatal and send Cassie undercover in her place to find out information that the police never would and to tempt the killer out of hiding. At first Cassie thinks the idea is crazy, but she is seduced by the prospect of working on a murder investigation again and by the idea of assuming the victim’s identity as a graduate student with a cozy group of friends.

As she is drawn into Lexie’s world, Cassie realizes that the girl’s secrets run deeper than anyone imagined. Her friends are becoming suspicious, Sam has discovered a generations-old feud involving the old house the students live in, and Frank is starting to suspect that Cassie’s growing emotional involvement could put the whole investigation at risk.

Buy Your Copy: Amazon

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Open Road Summer PLAYLIST & FUN w/Emery Lord!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 | 1 comment

OH MY GOD GUYS.  This is going to be a super amazing post because not ONLY did myself, Estelle and Ellice make you a County Playlist FOR Open Road Summer, BUT Emery Lord is here to share her FAVORITE country songs and her favorite ADULT fiction novels.  It was no easy feat, but she did it!  SO before I share our playlist, it is my pleasure to bring you ….

EMERY LORD

OPEN ROAD SUMMER

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