Book Review: Tumbling by Caela Carter

Book Review: Tumbling by Caela Carter

There really are not that many YA sports books and that definitely needs to change, which is why I was so excited to read a YA gymnastics book. Well, that and the fact that I’ve been a gymnastics fan since I was a kid. Not to mention the fact that I am currently working on a YA gymnastics WIP. So I had all sorts of reasons to read Tumbling. I was hooked right away because of the storytelling. It was […]

Posted July 25, 2016
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Backlist Books Challenge Check-In: July 2016

Backlist Books Challenge Check-In: July 2016

The Backlist Books Challenge is all about reading older books. If you’re interested in more details, or in signing up, check out the announcement post here. This post is for linking up your backlist reviews for July and entering the giveaway. This is the last chance to get those entries in for the first half of the year! In order for your entries to count, you must add your reviews to both the linky and the Rafflecopter Form. If you […]

Posted July 24, 2016
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Stacking the Shelves #54

Stacking the Shelves #54

Seriously, someone stick a fork in me. I am so done it’s not even funny. You might have seen my pinned tweet on Twitter at some point this week and that’s why I am feeling like this. Yes, my fifteen year old brother was held at gunpoint for his bike & cell phone. I’m so glad he just gave it up without trying to fight the guy. The good thing is, we have rental insurance, so he’ll be able to […]

Posted July 23, 2016
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Book Review: It’s Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han

Book Review: It’s Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han

Ahhhh I am so annoyed. I had high hopes for this sequel, but I ended up so disappointed. I was let down by 75% of what happened here and where I actually wanted it to go. It’s Not Summer Without You delivered in the drama and the angst – and actually a couple other surprising ways – but all in all, it brought the same flaws the first book had and didn’t improve upon them at all. Firs thing – […]

Posted July 21, 2016
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Bookish Facts About Bekka

Bookish Facts About Bekka

I missed the Top Ten Tuesday post last week where we all shared bookish facts about ourselves. I was really looking forward to joining in, but time got away from me. However, I decided that I’d do my own solitary post on the topic just because I absolutely love talking about myself. So without further ado, here are a handful of bookish facts about me and my life. 1. The first book I ever read by myself was Green Eggs […]

Posted July 20, 2016
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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set Outside the US

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set Outside the US

Hosted by The Broke and the Bookish This week’s topic: Books Set Outside the US alexia’s picks 1. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys. This book was the first book I read that was set in Siberia. I don’t think there are a lot of books set in Siberia in the world. 2. Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman. Unless its set in WWII times, I haven’t read any books that were set in Germany. WWII is […]

Posted July 19, 2016
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My Favorite TV OTPs

My Favorite TV OTPs

Let’s just get it out there: I am a TV-aholic. I’ve been known to binge watch a show for 12+ hours. I’ve been known to rewatch certain episodes of certain shows for certain reasons. If I need to cry, I watch the musical episode of Grey’s Anatomy (and yes I know I’m like the ONLY person who adores that episode) If I need to laugh, I watch the early episodes of Friends. I’m sure, I’ll talk more about my favorite […]

Posted July 18, 2016
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