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Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

I GUESS IT'S (almost) JULY NOW. I set a 175-book goal for 2021. So far, I've read 120 books. In other words, I've completed 69% of my goal and am ahead by 34 books. Math is wild! This post summarizes my reading accomplishments thus far. Best book read so far One Last Stop is my… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

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October TBR: Stretch Goal City

It's spooky season now. This year, I'm leaning in EXTRA hard to the pumpkins, black cats, and skeletons. (The election is incoming. Let me have this joy.) I crafted this overly ambitious October TBR that I almost certainly won't finish, BUT...what if I did? Wouldn't that be sooo spoooky? Seriously, there are dozens of books… Continue reading October TBR: Stretch Goal City

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Prediction Book Tag

Hello! It's time to predict the future! (Don't worry - we're talking about books, not politics.) Meghan @ Meghan's Whimsical Explorations and Reviews tagged me in this. I suspect my predictions won't be correct, but there's nothing to be done for it. RULES: .x. pingback to the creator of the tag, @bookprincessreviews .x. .x. tag the person… Continue reading Prediction Book Tag

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I Should Have Read That Book Tag

I'm not making much progress on the books I already own. MY LOCAL LIBRARY IS WALL-TO-WALL NEW BOOKS, OKAY? Meghan tagged me in this and there are PLENTY of books I should have read by now. Let me name a few. The Rules Thank the person who tagged you and link back to their post.… Continue reading I Should Have Read That Book Tag

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The End of the Year Book Tag 2019

THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ARE UP DOWNTOWN. HOW IS IT THE END OF THE YEAR? I AM TRYING TO WRITE A NOVEL. I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING, SEATTLE. LEAVE ME ALONE. To make peace with the end of the year, I grabbed this tag from Elli's blog. *sigh* I have so many books to… Continue reading The End of the Year Book Tag 2019

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The Liebster Award III

IT HAPPENED. I WAS NOMINATED FOR THE LIEBSTER AWARD AGAIN. I was nominated for this round by Sofii at A Book. A Thought. If you've never read Sofii's blog, do it NOW. She writes the loveliest, emoji-filled reviews. Her takes are very honest and accurately represent a book's content, tone, and issues. This round, the… Continue reading The Liebster Award III

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my TBR I’m avoiding

Top Ten Tuesday has returned. It happens every week! How come I am NEVER ready?? My TBR is 18 miles long and I'm avoiding a number of books on it, including (but not limited to) the following. And I Darken by Kiersten White I bought this BEFORE reading The Chaos of Stars and I'm super hesitant… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my TBR I’m avoiding

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End-of-July Literary Wish List

I didn't read too many books at the beginning of July. Pride Month tired me out, I guess. I finally picked up some decent reads and even finished backlist books! I'M BACK ON TRACK. At least until my second Powell's trip of the year in...less than two weeks. PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND… Continue reading End-of-July Literary Wish List

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Books I Want to Read But DON’T Want to Read Tag

I've drafted this post before at least twice. I keep trashing my drafts. I don't know why. TBR shame? Who knows. So, inspired by Xandra, Laura, Sahi, and Amy, I'm finally doing this tag. Oh snap, here's a link to the original at Jami Shelves! A book that you feel you need to read because everyone talks… Continue reading Books I Want to Read But DON’T Want to Read Tag

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My Name in TBR Books tag

Sahi tagged me in this fun tag yesterday. My challenge: spell my first name in books from my TBR. Behold the results. L - Lovely War Greek gods. Aphrodite. Trojan war vibes? I've flip-flopped several times on wanting to read this, as I normally avoid historical fiction. GREEK GODS, THOUGH. A - After I Do… Continue reading My Name in TBR Books tag