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My Half Price Books Book Haul and My New BookTube Channel!

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I’ve kind of gone a little bit crazy lately buying books, but now that I have a book blog and a bookstagram, I have a reason to buy books.  I mean, I’ve always been addicted to buying books, but now I really have a reason! Today I went to Half Price Books and found about twenty books to buy, but settled on the eight below!



Sunday Reading…Siobhan Vivian’s The List(A Scandalous Little Book!)

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Sundays are perfect reading days.  I love to sleep in late(really late!), make some strong coffee in my percolator or drive through Starbucks for a Venti Iced Coffee with two shots of espresso and two equal(in case you wondered or wanted to buy me a coffee) and then I drive over to Barnes and Noble or Half Price Books, if not both.  The entire time I’m either jamming out to my favorite DJ on Soundcloud or listening to an audio book on Audible.  Right now I’m listening to Songs for the Missing by Stewart O’Nan, but it’s much better listened to at night because it’s a little bit spooky.

Spending Sundays in bookstores makes me truly happy.  I don’t have to rush home and I know later I can fall asleep on the couch or in bed while reading a book.  Sundays are good days for junk food and thunderstorms, naps and intriguing books.  Sundays are the perfect reading day!

Today I’m reading The List by Siobhan Vivian, a scandalous little book that reminds me a little bit of Mean Girls, but who doesn’t like that? The book is almost too predictable in the first few chapters that I just know Vivian is going to spin the story and whip up some true scandal.  It’s a quick read and I’m already finding myself flipping through the pages. It’s the perfect Sunday read because you can finish it in just a few hours!

I picked up my copy at Meijer, but you can find it anywhere including Target and all local bookstores! Stay tuned for my review later in the week and my review of Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy later today!

Much love,


May Book Haul! Fantasy, LGBT Love and More!

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For the past few years I’ve been diligently following tons of book blogs, bookstragrammers and booktubers, envious of their monthly book hauls.  Now it’s time for my very first book haul!!! Because I typically am reading at least one print book, one book on Kindle and listening to one book on Audible at any given time, my hauls will consist of all three.  Here we go!

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Print Books:

Freaky Green Eyes by Joyce Carol Oates

The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

300 Days of Sun by Deborah Lawrenson

Salted by Aaron Galvin

Being Henry David by Cal Armistead

Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs



Traffick by Ellen Hopkins

Manuscripts of the Macabre by Maurice Mckiernan

Lust and Wonder by Augusten Burroughs

Reasons to Love a Nerd Like Me by Becky Jerams



The Road to Amazing by Brent Hartinger

Songs for the Missing by Stewart O’Nan

We are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

Another Day by David Levithan

Before He Finds Her by Michael Kardos

Siege by Rhiannon Frater


Looks like it might be a busy month!!!! Stay tuned for later today for my first book review of Julie Murphy’s Dumplin‘!