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DNFs of 8/23/2022

Just those two alone tapped me out. Between the Alpha Holes and mind games, I just couldn't do it.

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My Bookshelf: [un]Divine by Ayme Sotuyo

My Bookshelf is a feature in which I showcase items I personally feel are special on my bookshelf. Whether it be book related, a signed copy, special edition, or other such things, they are items I want to specifically showcase.  One such comic that I adore is [un]Divine by Ayme Sotuyo. I actually found it… Continue reading My Bookshelf: [un]Divine by Ayme Sotuyo

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They Wrote What?

Book Quotes "I had more wood than Yellowstone National Park." ~from Resisting the Biker by Cassie Alexandra

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DNFs of 12/31/19

I am a bit of an anomaly in the reading community because I have zero problem DNFing a book. There are multiple reasons I do so, but mainly the bottom line is that I wasn't enjoying them and I have zero time to waste on something I don't enjoy. Because my curiosity usually kills me,… Continue reading DNFs of 12/31/19

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New bookmarks

Finally received my bookmarks from Medusa Dollmaker all the way from France. My post office hates me so they screwed up the delivery. This meant they were returned all the to France and the owner had to resend them! Bless her... They were definitely worth the wait and look gorgeous! Pictures don't do them justice.… Continue reading New bookmarks

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My Top Reads from 2017

Despite not having a lot of free time to devote to reading, I was able to discover some amazing reads this past year.  Even if they weren't published the same year, the following are my top reads of 2017. Nine Minutes Past Midnight by Lena de Savoie = I was actually contacted by the author… Continue reading My Top Reads from 2017

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Simple dreams

Today has been a phenomenal day. Despite life being crazy hectic, things are finally coming together.  I spent the day with my husband and sister going to an aquarium for the first time. It was everything I wanted it to be. Afterwards, my sister drove me over an hour to meet one of my favorite… Continue reading Simple dreams

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The Language of Flowers: A Defiant Attraction Guest Post by V.K. Torston

A huge thanks to V.K. Torston for the honor of hosting this fabulous guest post. The flowers were one of my favorite quirks in Defiant Attraction! I hope you find this post as interesting, informative, and hilarious as I did.   V.K. Torston's debut novel, Defiant Attraction is finally available on Amazon! In celebration of the… Continue reading The Language of Flowers: A Defiant Attraction Guest Post by V.K. Torston

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Sometimes, it’s okay to not finish what you started

I am back again with another Storm in a Teacup post about a social norm I wish didn't exist. Well the phrase 'social norm' may seem a bit generous. The last SiaT post I wrote was about how I think people should rate DNF books even if they could not finish them.  The following post… Continue reading Sometimes, it’s okay to not finish what you started

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Cloud 9: Romance Novel Turnoffs

I like to think I am a fairly lenient reader. There are genres I prefer but, if the story is well written enough , I can enjoy any story. That being said, there are certain tropes and plot devices that will immediately ruin a story for me. Here are 9 things that turn me off… Continue reading Cloud 9: Romance Novel Turnoffs