I Don’t Deserve These Books!

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Yesterday was a particularly perfect Autumn day that had me jonesing for some spooky literature, so I escaped to the library for a little while and returned home with more books than I am capable of reading in a three-week period (as usual). I probably…definitely should not have indulged in a library visit since I’m […]

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Life Lately: Countdown to Autumn and Cat Snuggles

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Ah summertime. There used to be a time in my life when I looked forward to the season. It used to mean staying up until three o’ clock in the morning to work on my blog (pre-book blogging days) or playing Final Fantasy VIII, sleeping in until one o’clock in the afternoon (which was about […]

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Tea Talk with Author Kristin Bartley Lenz

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Yesterday, I wrote a rave review for The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz. It’s a wonderful debut novel about loss, the meaning of “home”, and the healing force of nature, rock climbing, and friendship. In the beginning of the novel, there is a scene where the main character, Cara Jenkins, sips […]

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#OHTHEFEELS | The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz

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I used to devour YA Contemporary novels, but the older I become, the harder I am to impress by this once beloved genre. I’ve really struggled over the course of my five years of book blogging to read and enjoy YA Contemporary novels, and at one point, I would have been more than happy to […]

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A Series Starter that Breaks the Cozy Formula | Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

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The Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox is an ambitious, first novel in a cozy mystery series. The author tries so hard to take popular, cozy characteristics that have been written about to death and put a unique spin on them, but the execution is not always successful. The Crepes of Wrath (Pancake House Mystery […]

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Happy Birthday Tea and a Belated Birthday to Me!

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Life lately has been a bit of a blur. All summers tend to be since its busy season at work. Most days, I just want to come home and spend as little mental energy as possible, which means I’ve been avoiding reading and blogging in favor of binge watching Parks & Recreation or starting on […]

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