Sunday Post #11 – Where did the week go?

Sunday Post #11 – Where did the week go?

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kim over on Caffeinated Reviewer. Wait, it’s Sunday? Already? WTH? I don’t even know what I did this week, it went by super fast. Let’s see, I was in a weird funk so I ended up re-listening to a few In Death books. I don’t think…

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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Title: An Ember in the Ashes Author: Sabaa Tahir Format: audiobook Publisher: Listening Library Narrators: Fiona Hardingham and Steve West Summary: Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the Ashes is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom. It’s a story that’s literally burning to be…

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Sunday Post #10 – Hit the wall

Sunday Post #10 – Hit the wall

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kim over on Caffeinated Reviewer. It’s official, I have hit my stress limit. The funny thing is, I hit it while being the one my boss is leaning on to raise the morale of the rest of the department. I have the task this extended weekend…

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Book Review: Traitor Born by Amy A Bartol

Book Review: Traitor Born by Amy A Bartol

Title: Traitor Born Author: Amy A Bartol Publisher: 47North Format: eARC (eBook) **I was provided a free copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.** Summary: In the Fates Republic… Firstborns reign supreme. Secondborns kneel in servitude. Thirdborns face death. And Census shadows them all. Secondborn Roselle St. Sismode was pressed into…

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Book Review: Bossy Pants by Tina Fey

Book Review: Bossy Pants by Tina Fey

Title: Bossy Pants Author: Tina Fey Publisher: Hachette Audio Format: Audiobook Narrator: Tina Fey Summary: Before Liz Lemon, before “Weekend Update”, before “Sarah Palin”, Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that…

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Sunday Post #9 – I Need a Slow-Mo Option

Sunday Post #9 – I Need a Slow-Mo Option

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kim over on Caffeinated Reviewer. Ever feel life is going too fast? I’ve just had one of those weeks and there is no sign of slowing down. There is a project I’m on at work and it’s getting serious. We are at the point of needing…

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Review: We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

Review: We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

Title: We’re Going to Need More Wine Author: Gabrielle Union Publisher: HarperAudio Format: Audiobook Narrator: Gabrielle Union Summary: In the spirit of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what it means to be a modern woman. One month before the release…

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Bout of Books Readathon

Bout of Books Readathon

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 14th and runs through Sunday, May 20th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of…

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Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Title: Scythe Author: Neal Shusterman Format: Audible Audiobook Publisher: Audible Studios Narrator: Greg Tremblay Summary: Citra and Rowan are teenagers living in a time where death has been conquered. Kids now go splat for fun – jump from a building and die – knowing they will be brought back in a few days. The only way to die is…

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Book Recommendations #1

Book Recommendations #1

I decided to do something a little different this time around. Usually, when I film a recommendations video for YouTube, I stick to one genre. But I’ve kind of been bouncing around lately in my reading, and it can be good to try different genres. So I was thinking about starting a new series of…

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