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Author Archives: Lisa Parkin

I'm a hardcore lover of young adult fiction and have been reviewing books since 2011. Other interests include Downton Abbey, heat lightning storms, Harry Potter land and (begrudingly) one orange tabby.

Top Ten Books I Recently Added To My To-Be-Read List

Top Ten Books I Recently Added To My To-Be-Read List

Before I start this list (prompt from The Broke and the Bookish), you should know that I have a SERIOUS TBR pile problem. It’s 927 books strong, and it’s not a pretty. So, just because I add books to my ...

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Scarlet Pimpernel-esque Dystopia | Book Review: Rook by Sharon Cameron

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Sharon Cameron knows how to create characters I love, and she’s done it again in Rook. Book Review: Rook by Sharon Cameron Goodreads | Amazon |

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Bookish Download Review: OverDrive Library eBook App

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I’m taking a look at the library ebook reading app, OverDrive! Bookish Download Review: OverDrive Library eBook App How It Works The OverDrive app allows readers to access thousands of books via their local library’s digital ebook collections. It’s available ...

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9 Weird Things Readers Do (Told In GIFs)

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We all do weird things when we read. From throwing books due to anger to texting friends late at night because you have to talk to someone about that cliffhanger. At least we’re not alone… The Weird Things Readers Do ...

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Best Adult Fantasy | Book Review: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

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A Darker Shade of Magic is what the fantasy genre is all about. Hardcore magic and an epic story. Book Review: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab Goodreads | Amazon |

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An Ember in the Ashes Giveaway + Book Trailer

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I’m part of An Ember in the Ashes blog tour and today I’m brining some exclusive behind the scenes book info and a giveaway! An Ember in the Ashes Blog Tour I’m excited to be sharing with you a mini-character ...

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Anne of Green Gables Accessories For the Nostalgic Reader

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Anne of Green Gables is one of my favorite childhood books that I continue to come back to as an adult. I mean, there’s bosom friendships, crazy mix-ups (“I thought it was raspberry cordial!”) and of course enemies turned begrudging ...

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Must Read New Series | Book Review: Dream a Little Dream by Kerstin Geir

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Kerstin Gier has done it again – Dream A Little Dream is the start of a fantastic new series! Book Review: Dream a Little Dream by Kerstin Geir Goodreads | Amazon |

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Insurgent Movie Review: A Great Divergent Sequel

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I got to see the Insurgent movie at an advanced screening in Orlando, and I come bearing all the deets! Insurgent Movie Review: A Great Divergent Sequel As a Movie I had a lot of fun watching Insurgent! Sometimes that’s ...

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Seraphina Sequel | Shadow Scale Giveaway!

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Giving away 2 copies of Shadow Scale! Get ready for some Seraphina reminiscing… Shadow Scale Giveaway!

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