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Wednesday Wish List – 4/22/20

Snow White with the Read Hair (Volumes 6 & 7)

The Royal Tutor (Vol. 13)

Yona of the Dawn (Volumes 4-6)

Days (Complete series)

An Incurable Case of Love (Volumes 2-3)

The Queen’s Resistance by Rebecca Ross

Kill The Queen by Jennifer Estep

Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

Becoming Brianna by Terri Libenson

Rick by Alex Gino

Wink by Rob Harrell

Fae Curse by Eve A. Hunt

Call It Magic by Janet Chapman


What books are you looking to buy next?


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My Most Read Authors Of All Time

Happy Monday, Bookworms!

How are you doing today?

Today’s post was really fun to do. I was inspired by Angelica @ The Book Cover Girl. It was such a neat idea that I asked her if I could do one of my own. Here’s her post, for further reading.

I’m not surprised by the list I’ve made but I am surprised by the numbers. Not only are those listed my most read authors but some of my favorite authors as well. They shaped me as the avid reader I am today.

Additionally, I’ll feature a few books that are my favorites from each author, including links to my reviews I’ve posted on this blog where applicable. This list does not include any manga.

Timothy Zahn12

Favorites: Dragon and Thief (Dragonback #1) | Judgement At Proteus (Quadrail #5) |
The Green and the Gray

Maria V. Snyder12

Favorites: Fire Study (Study #3) | Storm Glass (Glass #1) | Touch of Power (Healer #1)

P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast13

Favorites: Hunted (House of Night #5) | Redeemed (House of Night #12)

John Flanagan22

Favorites: The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger’s Apprentice #1) |
The Battle For Skandia (Ranger’s Apprentice #4) | Erak’s Ranson (Ranger’s Apprentice #7) |
The Emperor of Nihon-Ja (Ranger’s Apprentice #10) |
The Royal Ranger (Ranger’s Apprentice #12) | The Outcasts (Brotherband Chronicles #1)

Tamora Pierce29

Favorites: Lioness Rampant | Wild Magic | Daja’s Book | Magic Steps |
The Will of the Empress | Trickster’s Queen | Mastiff | Lady Knight

Lynn Kurland33

Favorites: Dreams of Stardust | The More I See You | A Dance Through Time |
From This Moment On | When I Fall In Love |
Star Of The Morning | Princess of the Sword

Honorable Mentions: Rachel Vincent [8] | TJ Klune, Donna Grant, Juliet Marillier [7 each]


Who are some of your most read authors of all time?

As always, happy reading!!!

Stay safe. Stay home. Wash your hands.

Stronger Together.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Single-Word Titles

Happy Tuesday, Bookworms! Here’s the first T10T of the March!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish, but is now run by That Artsy Reader Girl.

Today’s prompt is: Books With Single-Word Titles

 

 

I had to search through my entire list of read books to make this Top 10 list. I’m pretty sure I gave a 5 star rating to most if not all of these books. I love each book in their own unique way and would recommend them to others!

Q: What are some of your favorite books with single-word titles?

 


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Wednesday Wish List – 2/19/20

I really really want to do another book haul but I’m trying to be good and read books I bought during my last haul and books I already owned. BUT I hope to do another book haul soon because these titles are irresistibly calling my name.

This Wednesday I am wishing for:

Ashlords by Scott Reintgen (book 1)

Snow White with the Read Hair (Volumes 6 & 7)

Brothersong by TJ Klune (Green Creak #4)

The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune (The Extraordinaries #1)

The Royal Tutor (Vol. 13)

Yona of the Dawn (Volumes 4-6)

Days (Complete series)

Angelbound by Christina Bauer (Angelbound Origins #1)

Beyond the Black Door by A.M. Strickland

QOTD: What’s on your Wednesday Wish List? HAPPY READING!!!

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Top Ten Tuesday: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me A Book Hangover

Hello, Bookworms! Another day, another T10T for you!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish, but is now run by That Artsy Reader Girl.

Today’s prompt is: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover
(plus 1 because I could not pick just 10!)

A Love Hate Thing by Whitney D. Grandison
The Blacksmith Queen by G.A. Aiken
Dark Alpha’s Awkensing by Donna Grant
Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith
Feather by Olivia Wildenstein
A Pack of Love & Hate by Olivia Wildenstein
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
Ravensong by TJ Klune
Wolfsong by TJ Klune
A Wish Upon the Stars by TJ Klune

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Favorite Books In Yellow

Feather by Olivia Wildenstein
Before Midnight: A Retelling of Cinderella by Cameron Dokey
Daja’s Book by Tamora Pierce
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
Peanut Butter and Jelly by Ben Clanton (review link)
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
River Secrets by Shannon Hale
The Unteachable by Gordon Korman (review link)
The Will of the Empress by Tamora Pierce
Trickster’s Queen by Tamora Pierce
With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent

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Post-Christmas Book Haul

If you give a bookworm money, they will spend it all on books without shame or regret. Houston, we do not have a problem.


I received Barnes & Nobel gift cards, so of course I had to use it for another book haul – 10 books totals with 1 not pictured. Never mind I wasn’t supposed to be buying more books right now.
So because I gave myself the gift of books this season I’m going to try my hardest not to buy anymore books until I read what I just bought and at least 10 books from my 2020 TBR List.

Here’s what a got (with synopsis via Goodreads):

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Snow White with the Red Hair (Volumes 3-5) by Sorata Akiduki
A romantic retelling of a classic fairy tale about a beautiful herbalist and a lovestruck prince.

Shirayuki is an herbalist famous for her naturally bright-red hair, and the prince of Tanbarun wants her all to himself! Unwilling to become the prince’s possession, she seeks shelter in the woods of the neighboring kingdom, where she gains an unlikely ally—the prince of that kingdom! He rescues her from her plight, and thus begins the love story between a lovestruck prince and an unusual herbalist.

 

Yona of the Dawn (Volumes 1-3) by Mizuho Kusanagi
Princess Yona lives an ideal life as the only princess of her kingdom. Doted on by her father, the king, and protected by her faithful guard Hak, she cherishes the time spent with the man she loves, Soo-won. But everything changes on her 16th birthday when she witnesses her father’s murder!

Yona reels from the shock of witnessing a loved one’s murder and having to fight for her life. With Hak’s help, she flees the palace and struggles to survive while evading her enemy’s forces. But where will this displaced princess go when all the paths before her are uncertain?

 

Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman
Adorkable (ah-dor-kuh-bul): Descriptive term meaning to be equal parts dorky and adorable. For reference, see Sally Spitz.

Seventeen-year-old Sally Spitz is done with dating. Or at least, she’s done with the horrible blind dates/hookups/sneak attacks her matchmaking bestie, Hooker, sets her up on. There’s only so much one geek girl and Gryffindor supporter can take.

Her solution: She needs a fake boyfriend. And fast.

Enter Becks, soccer phenom, all-around hottie, and Sally’s best friend practically since birth. When Sally asks Becks to be her F.B.F. (fake boyfriend), Becks is only too happy to be used. He’d do anything for Sal—even if that means giving her PDA lessons in his bedroom, saying she’s “more than pretty,” and expertly kissing her at parties.

The problem: Sally’s been in love with Becks all her life—and he’s completely clueless.

This book features two best friends, one special-edition Yoda Snuggie, countless beneath-the-ear kisses, and begs the question:

Who wants a real boyfriend when faking it is so much more fun?

 

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin (Serpent & Dove #1)
Bound as one to love, honor, or burn.

Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned.

Sworn to the Church as a Chasseur, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one principle: thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. His path was never meant to cross with Lou’s, but a wicked stunt forces them into an impossible union—holy matrimony.

The war between witches and Church is an ancient one, and Lou’s most dangerous enemies bring a fate worse than fire. Unable to ignore her growing feelings, yet powerless to change what she is, a choice must be made.

And love makes fools of us all.

 

Ruin of Stars by Linsey Miller (Mask of Shadows #2)
As one of the Queen’s elite assassins, Sal finally has the power, prestige, and permission to hunt down the lords who killed their family. But Sal still has to figure out who the culprits are. They must enlist the help of some old friends and enemies while ignoring a growing distaste for the queen and that the charming Elise is being held prisoner by her father.

But there’s something terribly wrong in the north. Talk of the return of shadows, missing children, and magic abounds. As Sal takes out the people responsible for their ruined homeland, Sal learns secrets and truths that can’t be forgotten.

 

We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett
Two girls use forbidden magic to fly and fight–for their country and for themselves–in this riveting debut that’s part Shadow and Bone, part Code Name Verity.

Seventeen-year-old Revna is a factory worker, manufacturing war machines for the Union of the North. When she’s caught using illegal magic, she fears being branded a traitor and imprisoned. Meanwhile, on the front lines, Linné defied her father, a Union general, and disguised herself as a boy to join the army. They’re both offered a reprieve from punishment if they use their magic in a special women’s military flight unit and undertake terrifying, deadly missions under cover of darkness. Revna and Linné can hardly stand to be in the same cockpit, but if they can’t fly together, and if they can’t find a way to fly well, the enemy’s superior firepower will destroy them–if they don’t destroy each other first.

We Rule the Night is a powerful story about sacrifice, complicated friendships, and survival despite impossible odds.


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Reading 2019: Best of Middle Grade, Young Adult, LGBTQIA+, Manga, ARCs

 

 

 

 

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Popular Books I’ve Never Read (PART THREE)

A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle
I don’t think I’d heard of this book until the 2018 movie came out. Everyone I’ve talked to about it had read and loved the book.

Caraval (series) by Stephanie Garber
So recently I’ve been thinking about reading this series. The titles are just so interesting and the plot sounds good. I’ve heard mostly good things about this series. I may give it a try in 2020.

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
I did not read the book or see the movie because I just wasn’t interested even though I love YA contemporary romances.

Mortal Instruments (series) by Cassandra Claire
An old but timeless YA series that I thought about reading years ago because everyone was reading it but ultimately decided not to.

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvator
I’ve known about this book/series but was never interested in reading it. I loved Stiefvator’s The Wolves of Mercy Falls series. Plus it was recently recommended by a fellow bookstagrammer that I read it. So book one may be on my 2020 list.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Just wasn’t interested in the story but the title is very intriguing.

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon
Another YA contemporary romance to movie I had no interest in but also loved the title of.

Uglies (series) by Scott Westerfield
A throwback series that I just wasn’t into. While this series was being published the only books I’d read were fantasy books.


Have you read any of these books or series? Should I give some of these a read? Let me know your thoughts in the comments.


Check out past posts of more popular books I’ve never read below!

PART ONE

PART TWO


AND, AS ALWAYS, HAPPY READING!!!

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TBR At A Glance – 11/18/19

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CURRENTLY READING

  • Shadow Frost by Coco Ma

 

READING NEXT

  • Angelbound by Christina Bauer

  • Glow of the Fireflies by Lindsey Duga

  • Heartsong by TJ Klune

 

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