Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Could Re-read Forever

God, this topic is amazing.

Truthfully, I’m not one to reread books. I know, sue me. But I just don’t. AND YET… There are books I’ve reread, and when I ignore my glaringly large TBR pile to re-read a book, you know it’s good.

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. You can check out the rest of the topics here.

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My Top (Contemporary) Reads of 2017!

Is it that time already? I can’t even believe it! I feel like 2017 just started and here we are, diving right into 2018! (But that also means my birthday is soon. I’ll be 29! That doesn’t seem old to me and yet…it does, haha.)

I know this topic was a Top Ten Tuesday post a couple of weeks ago. But I wanted to wait to do it because it wasn’t quite the end of the year… But here I am, writing it just as 2018 started. Typical me. I wait until the last minute because who knows if a late December read will be included in this list?!

Anyway, here’s how I chose my top reads. I went to Goodreads and chose the books I rated 4.5 and 5 stars. That doesn’t mean they were all released in 2017–just that I read them this year. 🙂 There was actually quite a lot, so I thought I’d focus this post on the genre: today’s is contemporary.

Also, my goal was to read 90 books this year, and I surpassed it by a handful of books! Yay! I only DNFed 3 books this year, too.

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Recs for Those on the Fence about YA Contemporary

Top Ten Tuesday has been on a hiatus ever since Jamie at The Broke and the Bookish has been on maternity leave. But I’m glad to be back with the themes, and I’m really excited to share this one with you. The overall topic is “10 Book Recommendations for _________” and you can insert whatever you want. I decided to go with YA contemporaries since I used to not read them at all. But over the past year or so, I’ve definitely read some great ones, and I wanted to share some of my favorites with you! 🙂

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February 2017 Wrap-Up!

This is a few days late but hey, at least I did it! Normally I just forget or get too caught up with actual life, and end up–well, not doing it at all, lol.

February was a decent month for me. I tried to get through some books by authors I went to see at the North Texas Teen Book Festival (post about that coming soon) this past weekend, and I think I did all right.

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Review: “The Sun Is Also a Star” by Nicola Yoon

You know how we have those books sitting our shelves for months and months at a time before we actually get to them? I mean, I can’t be the only one, right?


Well, I hope so.

When I heard that Nicola Yoon was going to be at the North Texas Teen Book Festival this weekend, I knew I had to read her books. I felt obligated, too, because I felt strange meeting an author while I haven’t read their books. Anyways, that has been remedied! lol

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