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An App To Help Track New Releases By Your Favorite Authors

I love to know when my favorite authors have a new book coming out as far in advance as possible. This advance notice is incredibly helpful so that I can either pre-order the book, place it on hold in the library, or request it from NetGalley. With my list of authors growing longer and longer… Continue reading An App To Help Track New Releases By Your Favorite Authors

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The Official 2018 TBR Pile Challenge

I am very excited to be joining the 2018 TBR Pile Challenge, hosted by Adam @ Roof Beam Reader! When I first saw this challenge I knew instantly that I would be joining in. I’ve been trying to make an effort to read more books on my backlist and this challenge is just the motivation… Continue reading The Official 2018 TBR Pile Challenge

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I Need Your Help – Vote For My Next Book Series

I Need Your Help! It’s been a couple of months since I have been immersed in a book series. With the new year on the horizon I am really excited to dive into a couple new series, and I am looking for your input. I will definitely be starting the highly recommended Blindsighted (Grant County,… Continue reading I Need Your Help – Vote For My Next Book Series

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My Book Haul From The “Big Book Sale”

It’s the big book sale… At last it is here! Yesterday our local library kicked off their huge annual book sale. They take over two empty storefronts in the mall and fill them with thousands of donated books. I found some fantastic books and I decided to try my hand at doing some pretty pics… Continue reading My Book Haul From The “Big Book Sale”

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Discussion Post – Let’s Talk About Book Series

Book Series About a month ago I posted my  Top Ten Tuesday – Series That I Would Like To Start. This post brought to my attention that I have read very few books that were part of a series during the first half of this year. This came as a big surprise to me because I… Continue reading Discussion Post – Let’s Talk About Book Series

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The Millions – Most Anticipated Books for the Second Half of 2017

The Millions A few years ago I discovered a terrific book web site called The Millions. You may not be familiar with this site, so I’ll take a moment to tell you some of what they have to offer. Semi-annual anticipated book releases. Monthly preview of anticipated book releases. Book reviews. Book related articles. And… Continue reading The Millions – Most Anticipated Books for the Second Half of 2017

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Discussion Post: Tracking Upcoming Releases from Your Favorite Authors

How do you track new releases from your favorite authors? There are numerous things that I have come to love about blogging, and being exposed to so many wonderful new authors is just one of them. Before I started my blog, tracking my favorite authors wasn’t too difficult. I would use a combination of Goodreads… Continue reading Discussion Post: Tracking Upcoming Releases from Your Favorite Authors

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Calling all Orenda Books fans – I need your help!

Since starting my blog in February, I’ve seen an endless stream of glowing reviews for Orenda Books. Over the past couple of months I purchased 3 of them. I had planned on reading at least one of them by now, but I keep putting other books in front of them. I decided to put my foot down… Continue reading Calling all Orenda Books fans – I need your help!