No Doubt About Bout of Books!

I absolutely cannot believe it’s seriously time for the 21st Bout of Books read-a-thon! I’m super excited to participate in my first reading challenge of 2018!

I’m going to play it smart this year and not set my goal TOO high, which I’ve been bad to do, only to fail miserably in challenges then give up on taking part in them.
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Sweet Reads 2018

I can’t believe 2018 is upon us; it feels like yesterday that I was just graduating high school – in 2001! I know I’m revealing my age here, but who gives a damn! Anyway, age aside, I’ve never ever completed POPSUGAR’S reading challenge and this year, I’m making it a resolution to at least come as close as possible to doing so! Read More »»»

Authors I [Met] in 2017

Hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, Top Ten Tuesday invites bookish bloggers to share lists based on a given topic. This week is all about ten new-to-me-authors, to whom I was introduced in 2017!

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Yay! for 2018 Giveaway

I promised an inaugural ebook giveaway starting in January…and…3…2…1…HERE IT IS!

Welcome to my newest – and, ahem, most original* feature – [LOL] – a monthly ebook giveaway! Although no one was able to join with me on giving away an ebook this month [holidays!], I’m still planning to open each giveaway at the start of the month for a hop!Read More »»»

Solstice Celebration

Tagged by Ash at For the Love of Books and Danielle at The Introverted Book Nerd, I now present – The Winter Tag! As I say every time I’m tagged for something – I appreciate it SO much!
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Murder Past Due

Murder Past DueMurder Past Due by Miranda James
Published by Berkley Prime Crime on August 3rd 2010
Genres: Cozy Mystery, Mystery
Pages: 294
Format: ebook
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There's a cat in the stacks...


...and he makes the purr-fect partner for a librarian-turned-sleuth.

Everyone in Athena, Mississippi, knows librarian Charlie Harris-and his Maine coon cat named Diesel that he walks on a leash. They also know his former classmate-turned-famous bestselling novelist, Godfrey Priest.

But someone in Athena took Godfrey off the bestseller lists- permanently, and with extreme prejudice. Now, Charlie and Diesel must browse through the history section of the town's past to find a killer.

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Little House in the Big Woods

Little House in the Big WoodsLittle House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Published by Harper Trophy on March 8, 2016
Genres: Children's, Classic, Historical Fiction
Pages: 238
Format: ebook
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Meet Laura Ingalls, the little girl who would grow up to write the Little House books. Wolves and panthers and bears roam the deep Wisconsin woods in the late 1870's. In those same woods, Laura lives with Pa and Ma, and her sisters, Mary and Baby Carrie, in a snug little house built of logs. Pa hunts and traps. Ma makes her own cheese and butter. All night long, the wind howls lonesomely, but Pa plays the fiddle and sings, keeping the family safe and cozy.

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Alanna: The First Adventure

Alanna: The First AdventureAlanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers on December 7th 2010
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 260
Format: ebook
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Alanna of Trebond is no ordinary girl: her dream is to become a knight. So she disguises herself as a boy and begins training at the palace of King Roald. Alanna quickly finds out that the road to knighthood is not an easy one, but her skills and stubbornness help her become friends with Prince Jonathan and his followers. At the same time, Alanna makes an enemy of the prince's uncle, the overly charming Duke Roger.

Here begins Alanna's first adventure, one that will lead not only to fulfillment of her dreams but to a magical destiny that will make her a legend.

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