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September in #London #westminster #bigben #travel #england

Best computer game trilogy…the books are pretty cool too. #myst #riven #booksandcomputergames #fantasy

Top Ten Books I Really Want to Read But Don’t Own Yet

It’s been awhile since I’m participated in the fantastic Top Ten Tuesday, but summer is coming to an end, and things are slowing down…so here I am! I’m excited to share this week.

This weekly meme is hosted by The Broke and Bookish—check out their fabulous blog if you haven’t yet.

Here’s what they have to say about Top Ten Tuesday: “Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly link-up in the community where…

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Travel prep: Whipping out the A to Z. #travel #london #england #maps #essentials #bookstagram #books #septemberjourneys

Bout of Books Updates & Book Playlist Challenge

Bout of Books Updates

DAY 1 CHALLENGE: A Playlist for A Book–Maybe One Day

We were asked to create a playlist for one of the books we’re reading for Bout of Books. I chose Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor, focusing on two best friends, and the way they navigate life as one of the girls struggles with cancer.

Here’s part of the GoodReads summary:

“In this incandescent page-turner, which follows in the tradition of The…

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Book Spine poetry for #boutofbooks Title: A Song, Light and Secret A Girl Reading Is Becoming Jane Austen And Maybe One Day This Song Will Save Your Life In The Secret Hum of a Daisy or The Light Between Oceans Show me A Room with a View The Most Beautiful Book in the World #books #bookstagram #bookshelf #bookbloggers #reading #poetry #bookspinepoetry #readers

Book Spine Poetry: Bout of Books Challenge

Book Spine Poetry is the best. It really is. Day 2 of Bout of Books 11 included this Book Spine Poetry challenge, hosted by Alysia at…

Books as Connection in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (2008)

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shakker and Annie Barrows (2008) (The Dial Press, 278 pages) Rating: 5/5 stars Source: Personal Copy Genre: Historical Fiction

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The Book:It’s 1946, World War II has ended, and Juliet Ashton is seeking ideas for her next book project. When she receives a letter from a man who lives on the British Island, Guernsey, everything changes. Dawsey…

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BOUT OF BOOKS GOALS!

THE BOUT OF BOOKS CHALLENGE! How many books will I read for Bout of Books 11, which begins at 12:01AM?  Can I get through all of them? Will I read more than I actually set out to read? And how did I decide which books to tackle for this wonderful end of the summer reading event?

Read on.

A quick review about the Bout of Books read-a-thon:

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On…

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Christmas in July Book Swap Reveal!

Some of you may recall that I was going to participate in the Christmas in July Book Swap, hosted by The Book Monsters. I’m happy to say I was paired with Kate, who actually blogs at The Book Monsters, and she sent me a book that I have wanted to read for many years.

It’s the first in a trilogy by Nancy Farmer, and I just have never gotten around to reading it.

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I love The House of the Scorpionby…

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