Features, Wrap Ups & Hauls

Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/11 – 9/17/17


Happy Sunday bookworms!

Did everyone have a good weekend?  The bulk of my weekend was spend working on the new house.  Since cold weather will be here before we know it, we are in a mad dash to get the exterior of the house painted & some of the yard work done.  Let’s just say I never want to see the color ‘powder blue’ or a vine of ivy ever again.

Let’s see what I’ve been reading this week, shall we?

*Weekly Wrap-Up is a weekly post where I feature what posts were published on the blog for the past week, any bookish/blog happenings, what I recently finished reading, what I am currently reading, what I will be reading next, noteworthy posts around the bookish blogosphere, and any interesting bookish articles I came across.

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The House by the Lake by Ella Carey

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As most of you know, I am a huge historical fiction fan, especially WWII historical fiction.  I am also a big fan of books that deal with past family secret mysteries (think Kate Morton).  So when I read the book description for The House by the Lake and found that it was a fusion of the two, I was all for it.

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Features, Memes, Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Skip the Book Synopsis


Hello and welcome to my Top 5 Wednesday post!

T5W is a weekly meme is hosted by Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes.  You can visit the Goodreads T5W group for more info.


This week’s theme is…

September 13th: Books to Read without the Synopsis
–We all know that some synopsis writers spoil events that happen halfway through the book or have heard reviewers say “its best to go into this one blind.” Discuss those books.

Let’s get right into it, shall we?

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Fantasy, Other

Book Review: The History Major by Michael Phillip Cash


This is probably going to be the shortest book review I’ll ever write… I contemplated DNFing this book the entire time I was reading it, which is a little crazy considering there are only 130ish pages…

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Bookish Odds & Ends, Features

Anne of Green Gables Bookish Goodies + #Giveaway Opportunity #AnneReadAlong2017


As some of you may know, I have been participating in the #AnneReadAlong2017 hosted by Jane @greenish bookshelf & Jackie @Death By Tsundoku.  When I say participating, I really mean reading along and failing to review the books or participate in their great Top 5 posts #ReadAlongFail.  I DID complete two posts for this read along, which you can read here → 5 Reasons Why You Should Read Anne of Green Gables + My AoGG Aesthetic #AnneReadAlong2017Things That Made Me Cringe While Reading Anne of Green Gables #AnneReadAlong2017.

Anyways!  I thought I would create another rogue post for this read along & also share an exciting giveaway opportunity!

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