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The Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag (2020 Edition)

The Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag (2020 Edition)

Posted June 22, 2020 in Tags // 6 Comments

It’s the middle of June, so of course, you know what that means!! IT’S MID-YEAR FREAK OUT BOOK TAG TIME AGAIN! I’ve done this post on my blog the last couple years, and I love checking back in and looking at my answers and revisiting old favorites.  For those new around here, the Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag is one of those book blogging institutions, and if you haven’t already seen this a few times in the blogosphere, you’ll probably see it popping up in the next month.  And, with that said, feel free to steal this and do it […]

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Staying at Home and (Not?) Reading – The March Wrap Up!

Staying at Home and (Not?) Reading – The March Wrap Up!

Posted April 6, 2020 in Checking In // 6 Comments

What a month it has been, my loves. All over the world people are affected and their lives turned upside down by coronavirus.  I know this is a huge source of anxiety for many people, so I wish to respect that and I’ll I’m going to say is whoever you are, wherever you live, I hope you are healthy and hanging in there.  Please take care of yourself as best you can. We’ll dig right into the month wrap up this month without too much chatter. The Monthly Haul This month and into next month, you’re going to see decent […]

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10 Books I May Have to Buy For Myself This Christmas

10 Books I May Have to Buy For Myself This Christmas

Posted December 25, 2018 in Memes // 16 Comments

Merry Christmas, my lovelies!  I hope everyone has a fantastic day, whether you celebrate for religious beliefs, cultural reasons, or if you don’t celebrate at all! As you read this, I’ll be putting the finishing touches on a breakfast bake that I make every year for Christmas brunch with my parents. 🙂  Since we don’t have kids, my husband and I travel on Christmas, so we will be bouncing around and on the road all day. Of course, one of the most prominent aspects of this seasons is giving and getting thoughtful gifts!  If you’re like me, you love getting unexpected […]

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Empathy-Building Reads For Young Adults

Empathy-Building Reads For Young Adults

Posted August 28, 2018 in Memes // 18 Comments

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about Back to School – and it’s a freebie!  Last year I made a list of some of my favorite books from my school years.  This year, I wanted to make a list of books that I thought should taught in schools because of the life-relevant lessons that can be learned from them. In making this list, it occurred to me that most these books probably wouldn’t make it to school reading lists because of the way our country perceives these topics.  I’ve chosen books that discuss everything from  racism to homophobia and […]

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