Reading Snapshots: Four Books You Should Pick Up

The Wicked City by Beatriz Williams I thoroughly enjoyed The Wicked City! The novel features two narratives connected by the New York City building in which they take place—one is set in the 1920s, one in the 1990s. The stories each had their own flavor and individual aspects that I loved. The characters are true […]

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Books for Your TBR Pile!

Hello, readers! I’m trying something new today. I didn’t finish any books this past week! So instead of a review, I’m sharing a list of some anticipated future reads. I hope you find something that sounds intriguing. Recently Added to My To-Be-Read List: The Lost Book of the Grail by Charlie Lovett Average Goodreads Rating: […]

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Best of 2016 List

This was a great year for me and books! What with blogging, joining the Litsy community (@annahenke), and just loving the reading life, I’m perfectly content. I read over 120 books in 2016. It’s customary in the blogosphere to do some sort of “Best of” list, and I’m excited to share mine with you. Here’s […]

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The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend: A Booklover’s Delight!

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald Read by Fiona Hardingham and Lorelei King This book about books is well-written, sweet, and tons of fun. When Swedish visitor Sara arrives in Broken Wheel, Iowa, she finds her pen pal and fellow booklover, Amy, has died. However, the town is bound and determined that […]

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Reading Snapshots: November Fiction

Here’s a look at the fiction I’ve finished lately! Book Five in the Wilderness Series Format: Audiobook Recommended to fans of Outlander, the Wilderness series is a sweeping historical romance and multigenerational family saga that begins in 1792 and carries on for decades after. The fourth book, Queen of Swords, opens in 1814 and is […]

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New Release: Between Two Fires by Mark Noce

I found this historical novel—which will especially appeal to fans of Arthurian legends—both accessible and captivating. I couldn’t put it down! A medieval Anglo-Saxon tale set in the late 500s, this is the story of a young Welsh princess born into a cruel world of scheming kings. Branwen is an only child, so the fate […]

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Read Harder Challenge 2015

I am a big Boot Riot fan—the posts, the podcasts, the whole shebang—so I decided to take up their 2015 Read Harder challenge. I like to take up a challenge every year to stretch my reading horizons (and be inspired to catch up on my TBR pile). It’s definitely made me pick up a few […]

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Series Starters – Pink Carnation #1

Starting a new series is exciting but also daunting. When you pick up a series that’s been going for a while, it’s a big commitment – especially for someone like me who HAS to start with book one. Then there’s the catching up. Now, if the series it’s good, that’s obviously a great thing. You’ve […]

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