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Audiobook Review: The Friendship Breakup (ARC)

Expected publication February 7, 2023 Author: Annie Cathryn Narrator: Brenda Scott Wlazlo Audiobook Length: 8 hours 18 minutes A plucky protagonist who’s far from figuring it all out—but powers through with wit and determination—Fallon is a heroine millennial moms will instantly connect with. Fallon Monroe, mother of one, self-help book junkie, and budding chocolatier, has… Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Friendship Breakup (ARC)

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Audiobook Review: Make a Wish (Spark House #3) (ARC)

Expected publication January 24, 2023 Author: Helena Hunting Narrators: Jason Clarke & Stella Bloom Audiobook Length: 9 hours 56 minutes Ever have a defining life moment you wish you could do over? Harley Spark has one. The time she almost kissed the widowed father of the toddler she nannied for. It was so bad they… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Make a Wish (Spark House #3) (ARC)

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Audiobook Review: The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life

Published September 22nd 2020  Author: Dani Jansen Narrator: Rebecca Auerbach Audiobook Length: 7 hours 49 minutes Alison Green, desperate valedictorian-wannabe, agrees to produce her school's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. That's her first big mistake. The second is accidentally saying Yes to a date with her oldest friend, Jack, even though she's crushing on Charlotte.… Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life

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Audiobook Review: The Wife Upstairs

Published January 5th 2021  Author: Rachel Hawkins Narrators: Emily Shaffer, Kirby Heyborne, & Lauren Fortgang Audiobook Length: 9 hours 10 minutes Meet Jane. Newly arrived to Birmingham, Alabama, Jane is a broke dog-walker in Thornfield Estates––a gated community full of McMansions, shiny SUVs, and bored housewives. The kind of place where no one will notice… Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Wife Upstairs

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Audiobook Review: Just Like Magic

Published October 4th 2022 Author: Sarah Hogle Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Audiobook Length: 11 hours 2 minutes From the author of Twice Shy comes a sprightly Christmas novel, a rollicking romp through the absurdity of family holidays and the hope of new love.  Bettie Hughes once knew the comfort of luxury, flaunting a ridiculous collection of designer shoes… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Just Like Magic

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Audiobook Review: The Rom-Com Agenda (ARC)

Published January 10th 2023 Author: Jayne Denker Narrator: Erika Schindele Audiobook Length: 10 hours 54 minutes Vibrantly funny, endearingly sweet, and a love letter to all things rom com, Jayne Denker's The Rom Com Agenda is a story of two people finding love right when they least expect it. You know how the story's supposed to go...but… Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Rom-Com Agenda (ARC)

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Book Review: A Very Large Expanse of Sea

Published October 16th 2018 Author: Tahereh Mafi It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments -… Continue reading Book Review: A Very Large Expanse of Sea

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Audiobook Review: A Guide to Being Just Friends (Jansen Brothers #3) (ARC)

Expected publication: January 17th 2023 Author: Sophie Sullivan Narrator: Stephanie Willing & Timothy Andres Pabon Audiobook Length: 10 hours 6 minutes Hailey Sharp has a one-track mind. Get By the Cup salad shop off the ground. Do literally everything possible to make it a success. Repeat. With a head full of entrepreneurial ideas and a… Continue reading Audiobook Review: A Guide to Being Just Friends (Jansen Brothers #3) (ARC)

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~ Reading Challenge: 20 Books for Christmas (2022 Edition) – Final Count ~

This challenge runs from October 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022, where you can choose 10, 15, or 20 books that you'd like to read (and hopefully review). They do not have to be Christmas-themed and it’s up to you whether you review as you go along, or do one long round-up post at the… Continue reading ~ Reading Challenge: 20 Books for Christmas (2022 Edition) – Final Count ~

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~ Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge (2022 Edition) ~

Back in January, I decided to participate in two backlist reading challenges. The first is the TBR Knockout and the second is this Beat the Backlist reading challenge. This challenge has multiple options as there is: counting the backlist titles, following either a 24 or 52 prompt list, following either a 24 or 52 prompt… Continue reading ~ Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge (2022 Edition) ~

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Book Review: The Christmas Clash

Published October 4th 2022  Author: Suzanne Park Who's naughty and nice at Riverwood Mall? In this hilarious holiday rom-com, two rivals get together to save their families' livelihoods, and Christmas, too! Chloe Kwon can't stand Peter Li. It's always been that way. Their families don't get along either: their parents operate rival restaurants in the… Continue reading Book Review: The Christmas Clash