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Top 5 Bookish Moments of 2015

Now that I’ve written the numbers post (i.e. Year in Review), on to the FUN stuff. Top 5 Bookish Moments of 2015 Got a new bookcase This is not a big deal to anyone else, but I was SO excited ...

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2015 RBR Year In Review, Or How I Read a Ton of Books This Year

Read.Breathe.Relax. read in review 2015

I have this strange love of reflecting and looking back on things. For me, it’s about quietly taking time to look back on where I’ve been before facing forward and moving on. And, the (large) part of my life that’s ...

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Thoughts From A First-Time NaNoWrioMo Writer

nanowrimo first time experience

Writing is hard. I just exemplified that idea be re-writing this sentence about 5 times. I don’t write creatively, but I admire those who do – especially my close, personal friends who are pushing through the stress and pressure and ...

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ThanksReading: Give Thanks For the Books You Love

Myself and my amazingly talented husband have created ThanksReading, a place where readers can go in the month of November to say thank you to the authors and books that have impacted us forever. ThanksReading: Give Thanks For the Books ...

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Latest on the HuffPost: 5 Exciting YA Book Trends to Look for in 2016

5 exciting ya book trends of 2016

After the fun and success of last year’s trend piece, I decided to dive into what 2016 holds for young adult books. Latest on the HuffPost: 5 Exciting YA Book Trends to Look for in 2016 Are you ready to ...

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YA Themed Subscription Box for Lady Geeks – Sign Ups End October 18!

fanmail subscription box lady geek fandom

As you know, I’m deeply invested in the YA book scene through my blog and Uppercase. And as a YA fangirl, I’m absolutely loving the prevalence of fandom-based subscription boxes. So, when I heard that this month the Fanmail subscription ...

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How Many Books Have You Read This Year?

Reading challenge update time! Mid-Year Reading Challenge Update We’re more than halfway through with 2015!! How this is even possible, I have no idea. But that makes it a good time to check and in see: How many books have ...

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Birthday Reflections Cuz of Old

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I’m interrupting your regularly scheduled post for some old person sappiness. It’s that time of year. I’m gonna be a year older and wiser crazier. Birthday Reflections I’m one of those people who always get nostalgic and reflective around birthdays ...

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7 ARC Mystery Giveaway

7 arc mystery giveaway

It’s that time of year when I desperately need to clean my shelves and you directly benefit! 7 ARC Mystery Giveaway I honestly love doing this. It helps me maintain my crazy shelves and it lets you get some FREE ...

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Remember That Time I Started a YA Book Subscription Box?

uppercase reading experience ya book subscription box

It’s almost been a year (last August) that I stared Uppercase Box, a young adult book of the month subscription. We’ve grown so much over the past year, and I wanted to give you a brief update on what’s new! ...

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