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2016: A Year in Review

This is definitely a bit late…but I still wanted to see the answers for myself, and thought some of you might still be interested now that most people’s “Best of 2016” lists have died down. Thank you to Jamie from Perpetual Page Turner (my favorite blogger – seriously, go follow her!) for creating this survey!    … Continue reading 2016: A Year in Review

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Let’s Talk: The Secret of a Heart Note

The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee Published December 27, 2016 by Katherine Tegen Books 384 pages Amazon | B&N Source: Purchased As one of only two aromateurs left on the planet, fifteen-year-old Mimosa knows what her future holds: a lifetime of using her extraordinary sense of smell to mix base notes, top notes, and… Continue reading Let’s Talk: The Secret of a Heart Note

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Top Ten Tuesday: Fall 2016 TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  There are SO MANY great books coming out this fall that I can’t wait to read! And because I really can’t keep up with new releases, there are a few older titles that I really want to make time for this fall… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Fall 2016 TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 2016 Fall TV Shows

Now that The Bachelorette/Bachelor in Paradise is over, what ever will I watch?! Good thing fall TV is right around the corner….Here are some of my top picks for new shows I’m looking forward to as well as a couple of returning shows I’m excited to start again! In no particular order. “A low-level Cabinet… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top 2016 Fall TV Shows

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Let’s Talk: The Smell of Other People’s Houses

The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock Published February 23, 2016 by Wendy Lamb Books 240 pages Amazon | B&N Source: Borrowed from library (audiobook!) It’s Fairbanks, Alaska in 1970 and four teenagers’ very different lives are about to become entangled forever. First there’s Ruth, who lives with her harsh grandmother and is sent away to a convent… Continue reading Let’s Talk: The Smell of Other People’s Houses

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Let’s Talk: Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Published April 7, 2015 by Balzer + Bray 303 pages Amazon | B&N Source: Purchased Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda