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Refilling The Well – Web Wandering

Back in March I posted a feature titled "Finding Beauty Elsewhere." The post was a response to a question I get quite often about "not reading more." (If you can actually believe that.) Anywho, in this article I featured an artists named Alexia Sinclair. An artists I have become almost obsessed with due to her ability to create such breathtaking pictures. If I remember correctly I went so far as to say "her pictures are what books look like in my head." Since March I have spent an exorbitant amount of time on My Modern Met (the website where I first discovered Sinclair) and seen some of the...
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Waiting On Wednesday

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.   Jackaby by William Ritter Publication Date: September 16, 2014 Add it to your Goodreads shelf / Amazon wishlist “Miss Rook, I am not an occultist,” Jackaby said. “I have a gift that allows me to see truth where others see the illusion–and there are many illusions. All the world’s a stage, as they say, and I seem to have the only seat in the house with a view behind the curtain.”Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of […]

Tuesday Newbies!

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Finally Understanding The Hype + Giveaway

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  There is a pretty famous quote by Edmund Burke that says: “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” And, for as much weight as this is worth, I agree one hundred percent. Agreeing however, has done nothing to inspire my desire to learn. It’s fairly safe to assume that (with the exception of maybe 3 key historical figures and 1 major war) I am NOT going to win any history prizes anytime soon. The long and the short of it… I find it difficult to trudge though facts.  I AM A FICTION FAN. As simple as […]

Waiting on Wednesday

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.   Fall of Night by Jonathan Maberry Publication Date: September 2, 2014 Book #2 – Dead of Night Series Add it to your Goodreads shelf / Amazon wishlist The sequel to Dead of Night, bringing back beloved characters Desdamona Fox and Billy Trout as they race against time to quarantine a zombie epidemic while caught in a military strike…Stebbins Little School is full of bodies. It’s unthinkable to Desdemona Fox. Children are sobbing as panicked teachers and neighbors beat down their family members […]

Refilling The Well – Web Wandering

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Back in March I posted a feature titled “Finding Beauty Elsewhere.” The post was a response to a question I get quite often about “not reading more.” (If you can actually believe that.) Anywho, in this article I featured an artists named Alexia Sinclair. An artists I have become almost obsessed with due to her ability to create such breathtaking pictures. If I remember correctly I went so far as to say “her pictures are what books look like in my head.” Since March I have spent an exorbitant amount of time on My Modern Met (the website where I first […]

Tuesday Newbies!

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Discover what’s NEW in the literary world today! Click images for additional information.    

Ups and Downs

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  Ok, let’s be honest. This book sounds (pretty much) like every other NA on the market. Am I right? Emotionally closed off girl. Cocky boy. A whopper of a misunderstanding, but DING! True love. Lather rinse repeat.  So why exactly did I agree to review it if I wasn’t convinced of its originality? Three words: “Sassy Texas girl.”  I am from Texas. I was born here, raised here, and have never lived anywhere else. Most people would consider this a flaw. I consider it a privilege. And as a southern girl who has at least a modicum of southern […]

We Were Books First

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  NOTE: Gone Girl was on my last WWBF post Back in January but they have since released a trailer for it, which is why I decided to feature it again. About The Book: On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but passages from Amy’s diary reveal […]

The First Few Hours

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  When my son was in Kindergarten he was assigned a timeline project. The point was to document the “firsts” in his life. (First movie. First trip to the zoo. The first time he lost a tooth. You get the idea.) After the teacher was done grading them she sent them home. My son (having worked so hard on it) decided he wanted to hang the timeline on his wall. I quickly agreed because, let’s face it, the project was pretty cool. It has remained on his wall for the last 5 years, and truthfully, I’ve only thought about it […]

When The Past Comes Back To Haunt You

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  Back in 2012 I read Kendra Elliot’s first “Bone Secrets” novel “Hidden” and I loved it. By the end of the book I realized that she was an author to really keep an eye on.  Why? Because she had managed to find the perfect balance between suspense and romance. Then, a few months later I read it’s sequel (and I use that word very off-handedly because technically they can be read as stand-alone novels) “Chilled” and then “Buried” (which followed in 2013.) After 3 novels I came to the conclusion that I had been right. Elliot was indeed a […]