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Weekly Reading Recap

I got to read outside this week! It was fantastic! And so far it’s looking like I’ll be able to do the same today, which is good because it’s Canada Day and a nice day means no interference with fireworks. 57 more words


Waiting on Wednesday

This is a feature started on Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming books.

This week’s pick is:

The Distance From Me to You… 212 more words


Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is Top Ten books I’ve read so far this year. 229 more words


Book Review: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

The Summer of Chasing Mermaids

Elyse d’Abreau was on her way to becoming a star with her twin sister, a singing duo, when a tragic accident stole her voice. 448 more words


Review: Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg

Synopsis from Goodreads

Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he’s different from his teammates. They’re like brothers, but they don’t know one essential thing: Bobby is gay.

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Book Review: The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi

The Night We Said Yes

Told in alternating timelines between the past and the present, the past tells of Ella meeting Matt and having a crazy night with him and her friends after the party they were at is crashed by the cops. 493 more words


Comparing Before and After: Kissing in America by Margo Rabb

I chose this as my WoW pick(hosted by Breaking the Spine) not too long ago. April 29th 2015. At the time I’d said:

“I’ve had some good luck with road trips books. 128 more words