Review: “Ramona Blue” by Julie Murphy

When I heard Julie Murphy was coming to a local bookstore, I immediately started to read Dumplin’ and followed up by both buying and reading Ramona Blue. I absolutely loved Dumplin’. I thought it was adorable and heartfelt, telling us to embrace who we are and to live unapologetically. I think the same can be said for Ramona Blue.

I cannot speak for the LGBTQIA+ rep in this book so I linked some reviews at the bottom of mine, along with some other gushing reviews about the book. Enjoy!

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Review: “The Bird and the Sword” by Amy Harmon

After seeing some of my favorite bookstagrammers rave about this book, I decided I needed it. The unfortunate part was I didn’t have the money to buy it and my local library didn’t have it either. I wasn’t sure what to do but the great thing about the local library is you can put in a request for a book, and if they receive enough requests, they’ll buy it for their system.

Well, can you guess what happened? I did just that and violá! I read it in about 3 days, which is really saying something, lol. But it helped that I recently had a 3-day weekend. 😛

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Review: “Daughter of the Pirate King” by Tricia Levenseller

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I think I’ve said this for a few other books I’ve read lately, but it’s true! I’m not into pirates, so I wasn’t super intrigued by “pirate books.” There were also mixed reviews for this book, but like I said, such a surprise at how much I liked it! I checked it out from the library, but I’ll definitely add this one to my personal library.

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Most Anticipated Books for the 2nd Half of 2017

I can’t believe we’re nearly halfway through 2017! How? Where did time go? I always ask myself those questions, but never have sufficient answers. 😛

There was a similar post to this one a few months ago. It isn’t quite the end of June, so I haven’t read some of them, but I’m proud to say I have read a handful of them! XD So here’s what the later half of 2017 has in store…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Minor Characters

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly blog meme started on Goodreads. You can check out (and join!) the group here!

Today’s topic is Favorite Minor Character, which some consider not the same as side characters. Truthfully, I’ve never really given it much thought. I think my mind just simple stuffs not main characters as side/minor characters. Anyway, I won’t think too hard on it and neither should you (unless you have some strong opinions about it, which feel free to leave a comment about it!).

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ARC Review: “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” by Maurene Goo

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, when I picked up I Believe in a Thing Called Love, you knew I absolutely loved it. I read it quickly, which just means I absolutely loved it. When I heard about Maurene’s Goo book, I instantly added it to my TBR. I mean, could you really go wrong with a Korean character who created her own K-drama formula in order to get a guy to like her? The answer might surprise you.

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