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Today’s topic is pretty wide open – books picked up on a whim. So to me that means books that immediately caught my interest and I actually read.

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Top Ten Tuesday

Book Review: The Forest of Hands and Teeth

“In Mary’s world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth. 1,245 more words

Book Review

Backlist Bonus: The Dark and Hollow Places

by Carrie Ryan
YA Dystopian
2 of 5 stars

This is much better than the previous book but Gabry’s sister Annah still has a bit of an issue taking charge of her own life. 413 more words


Book Nerd Problem #3

Problem # 3:

When the audiobook narrator keeps pronouncing Elias as “el-E-us” and you were pretty sure it was “E-lie-us” and now you’re questioning life.


Mystery Grab Bag

by Carrie Ryan

What is it about disasters that grab and keep our attention?

Morbidity. I’ve always found that to be one of the most strange of feelings. 116 more words

Bite-sized Bits

…and took what it wanted”.

In the Forest Dark and Deep by Carrie Ryan

Bite-sized Bits

Backlist Bonus: The Forest of Hands and Teeth

by Carrie Ryan
YA Dystopian
3 of 5 stars
Debut novel: March 10, 2009

I came across this book in an unusual way several years ago: I found my mother’s TBR list lying around the house and this book of all things was on there (along with the usual crime novels, travel books, and sisterhood/friendship stories). 523 more words