Top Ten Tuesday :// Favorite Book Blogs

ttt-big2Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is:

August 14: Favorite Book Blogs/Bookish Websites

There are so many amazing and talented bloggers out there that it was difficult to narrow it down. If I didn’t mention your blog, you are still amazing I just couldn’t include everyone. I hope you find some new bloggers to follow as these girls are amazing people!

Blogs

Lily – Lair Of Books

I have been following Lily since I first started blogging. I love her so much. I am so grateful the bookish community introduced me to her. Not only does she have a gorgous blog but she has an amazing intragram! Lily is such a sweet girl I’ll randomly think of blogging questions and when I’m brave enough to ask them she is very helpful and nice. I cannot say enough good things about this girl, go check out her pages !!

Melanie- Meltotheany

Melanie is such a sweetheart, I’ve only recently started to follow her but she is so kind and beautiful. She writes amazing  detailed reviews. Her content is amazing, not only dose she write reviews, but she does book tags,monthly wrap ups and haul, so much more. Our reading taste are also on point, so i trust her opinions and I am so glad to have found her blog as she is such a wonderful girl.

Jamie – Perpetualpageturner

Jamie’s blog has become more of a lifestyle and  books blog in the last year since having her daughter, which I am in love with. As I also have a baby girl I love to follow other mommy bloggers now, having a girl is so much different than having a boy, plus its been 11 years since he was a baby. Jamie has been blogging for years ! She is amazing and her daughter is adorable.  I think there’s honestly something for everyone on her blog.

Bookstagrammers

booknerdbecky

I love her photo’s, there gorgeous!!  She uses a lot of vibrant colors and her whole feed is just beautiful.

myfriendsarefiction

This is another instagrammer who has amazing pictures, her use of props and lighting are beautiful. So envious of all the talented photographer out there ! Definitely check this girl out.

Booktube

emmmabooks

Emma is my favorite booktuber of all time. She is so genuine. I have found so many books based off her recommendations, especially mental health books. I trust and respect her opinions. Also she is super sweet and beautiful person !

Problemsofabooknerd

If your looking for queer book recommendations, Cece’s channel is where you need to go. She reads a lot of diverse book’s, and there are so many I have never heard of until she talked about them. She is also a very loving person and so cute !

BooksandLala

When I’m in the mood for a thriller and don’t know what to pick up, this is the channel i go to. I find so many new and intriguing books from her channel, and not just the popular hyped up ones which is refreshing. I love her tbr videos, there so unique, I have no idea where she gets her ideas there brilliant.

Bookables

Heather makes such wonderful content, we have similar taste in books so I always find something to read from her channel. She makes haul videos, reviews, book tags and more. She is really down to earth and honest in her reviews.

abookutopia

Sasha is such an inspiration to me, she recently published her own novel this year, Zenith. No I have not read it yet but I really want to. She is one of the first booktubers I found years ago and I still watch every video she puts out. I love her energy and creativity she bring to every new video. I highly recommend her !


Who are some of your favorite bloggers/bookstagrammers? Also if you are a new blogger I would love to check out your blog 🙂

Happy reading!


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Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

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ARC provided by the publisher/Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.

This book was everything I want in a book about witches! The writing style is beautiful and atmospheric. Strange Grace captures the feeling of being inside a dark forest perfectly along side a corrupt village. This is the perfect fall read,

Three Graces is a small village, where no harm comes to the villagers. The people do not get sick, babies are born safe without complications and the crops prosper without wilting. The community is able to life without fear of the dangers out the outside world.All of this comes at a price, the devil lives in the forest, every seven years the people of Three Graces must send into the forest, there best boy as a sacrifice.

A long time ago, there lived three witches all named grace, the youngest sister had gone into the forest and fell in love with the devil. She chose to give him her heart, making the bargain that now keeps the village safe.This year something has gone wrong with the bargain, it’s only been three years since the last boy ran in the forest. The people have come together and realized they will have to make the sacrifice early in order to keep the bargain with the devil.

This book follows three main characters. Mairwen, is the daughter of the current Grace witch. She was such a wonderful character, she is fierce,loyal, brave and loving. I loved her so much, she is a beautiful character and I really wished I could be her. Rhun,he is a black boy who is to be the next suspected saint. He is a wonderful person,kind and caring. Lastly there is Arthur, he was raised as a girl until he was old enough that the other children noticed he was different. His mother couldn’t bear the thought of him being a saint and when he was discovered a boy she left the village.He feels the need to prove to the people that he is the best boy.

The most wonderful thing about these three character’s is there relationship with each other. I have never read a YA book with a polyamorous relationship and it was so well done. The representation was fantastic! These three love each other so deeply. Another character that I just adored was Mairwen best friend Haf, she is just the sweetest thing.

What I couldn’t get enough of was the prose, especially descriptions of the forest and the creatures within it.T he writing is so beautiful, and poetic while creating a haunting, dream like mood, following the dark events of the book.

This is the first book I’ve read by this author and I was completely blown away. This was a great story about love and friendship. I highly recommend this book ,I gave it 5 Stars. Strange Grace release date is September 18, 2018.


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Anticipated Book to Movie Adaptation

It seems to  be the season  of book – to – movie adaptations and I’m so hyped !! I’ll admit I have only read one of the books, haha bad reader but I do want to read a few of them.


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The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
August 3 2018

I’ve never read the series yet, but I really want to read it before seeing the movie. So many people love these book’s and with the movie coming out today, I have motivation to pick it up really soon.

Synopsis

After a disease killed 98% of children and young people in the United States, the 2% who managed to survive have
developed superpowers, but have been locked in internment camps after being declared a threat. One of those 16-year-old girls, Ruby who is played by Amandla Stenberg, manages to escape from her camp and joins a group of teenagers fleeing
government forces.


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This movie  just looks so good!! It has a full Asian casting, I think it will be a really funny Rom-Com for the last month of summer!

Synopsis

The story follows Rachel, an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick’s hometown of Singapore for his friend’s wedding. Soon his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he’s perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down.


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August 17 2018

I love this book so much. It’s so cute and I cant wait for this movie. Its a Netflix movie so I’ll be watching it the day
it’s released.

Synopsis

Lara Jean Covey, played by Lana Condor, writes letters to all of her past loves, the letters are meant for her eyes only. Until one day when all the love letters are sent out to her previous loves. Her life is soon thrown into chaos when her foregoing loves confront her one by one.


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October 19, 2018

This book was one of my favorite books of 2017. This is a powerful story that everyone needs to read/ watch. From just watching the trailer I was crying. The movie
is going to wreck me, but I cannot wait to see it.

Synopsis

Starr Carter, played by Amandla Stenberg, is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.


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August 10, 2018

Another Shark movie, however I’ve watched a couple booktubers review the book.They really enjoyed the book, the movie looks like fun.

Synopsis

Based on the 1997 science fiction book, The Meg follows the underwater adventures of a U.S Navy deep sea diver named
Jonas Taylor. When a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark called a megalodon, thought to be long dead, rises from the depths of
the ocean and attacks a research submersible, Taylor is called into action to stop the creature before it attacks the
mainland.


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September 21, 2018

This is a middle grade book, I’ll admit what drew me to the movie is Jack Black.  I know my son will really want to see it as well, its always more fun to watch movies when you have a buddy 🙂

Synopsis

Lewis Barnavelt, after losing his parents, is sent to Michigan to live with his uncle Jonathan. He discovers his uncle is
a warlock, and enters a world of magic and sorcery. But this power is not limited to good people: Lewis learns of Isaac
Izard, an evil wizard who wanted to cause the Apocalypse so that he could see what happened afterwards. To do this, he constructed a magical clock with black magic, as long as it exists it will keep ticking, counting down to doomsday.He died before he could finish the clock, but he hid the clock in his house, where Uncle Jonathan now lives. Now Lewis and Jonathan must find the clock before it’s too late, and before Isaac’s wife, Selena, gets to it.


What book- to- movie are you most excited for? Have you read any of the book’s?


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A Court Of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Mass

17927395Title: A Court of Mist and Fury
Author: Sarah J Mass
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Pages: 624
Rating: 5 Stars


Synopsis

Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people.

Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms—and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future—and the future of a world cleaved in two.

With more than a million copies sold of her beloved Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas’s masterful storytelling brings this second book in her seductive and action-packed series to new heights.


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***Originally Written May 5 2016, I just re-read the book so I re posted the review to show it on the timeline.

This is the second book in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series, and let me tell you this book did not have the second book slump that most second books have. I love this book!!! I can’t deal with all my feelings, my thoughts are all over the place. I was blown away, how am I going to survive until the next book. I’ll just be over here crying about my babies. Was even better than the first one. This might be my favorite fantasy book of all time. The world building was truly phenomenal, I loved getting to see the different courts and I hope before the series is finished we will have seen all the courts.(Especially Autumn !! I hope its crimson and orange, with a Halloween feel )

I really glad that Sarah portrayed Feyre having PTSD in a realistic way. That showed the emotional and physical trauma. Feyre needed time to heal and become more comfortable with her new body as a Fae and her powers. She doesn’t know what powers she has or what they can do. It was interesting seeing how she managed to control the powers as she discovered them.

In the last book A Court of Thorns and Roses I liked Rhys from the very beginning when he saves her from those two fae at Fire Night ,I loved him. Team Rhysand trash forever. Ryhs is BAE!! In this book you learn more about his back story and what he had to go through to protect his cities and the people he loves. He is a shameless flirt, the banter between Rhysand and Feyre had me laughing out loud.

Tamlin: His character shift seemed to happen really quick but looking back he was always over protective and only thinking about himself and not about her. He didn’t want Feyre to learn her powers, he was scared of others finding out what she was and what that would mean to his court.

Feyre and Rhys relationship was slowly developed and didn’t rush into anything. They build a trusting friendship first. It wasn’t all about the romance Rhys genuinely cared about Feyre health and well-being. He gave her space to cope with who she is now after the events of under the mountain. He gave her the tools she needed to re discover herself and make her own decisions. Feyre and Rhys mate bond was awesome, how they could communicate with each other through their minds.

The new characters are awesome and that there not just there to help the plot, they each have their own personalities and backstories. Rhys inner circle, I love how they just accepted Feyre. Cassian, he was the playful one but when he needed to be serious he was down for business. I love Amren!She is so awesome.

And the ending oh my god ! When the king had made a bargain with Tamlin, I’ve never wanted to punch someone so much. Feyre’s sisters were turned fae, holy crap ! Then the youngest sister was mated with Lucien, like what? So many things happened near the end, Feyre becoming the High Lady of the night court, freaking awesome there not just married there equal in every way. But she has to pretend that the bond is broken and go back to the spring court with Tamlin. Just so many things I could keep writing about it forever!!

This book is honestly a masterpiece. I can’t wait for the third book because it will be crazy. I need the third book now, I need my High Lord and High Lady. I need more books from Sarah J Maas. The pov switch to Rhysand at the end was too much, I will be an emotional mess at the end of the third book.It’s been almost a month since I’ve read this beautiful book and I’m still not over it. I just loved it so much !!


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Halloween in July Tag !!!

I don’t do a lot of tags but sometimes I see one and I just have to do it. This one is the Halloween in July tag . I just had to do it!!. There is Christmas in July but Halloween in July is so much better. Stores start to put out autumn decor and starts all the hype for the Halloween season. It warms my heart.

–Original Tag Creator: the.book.gypsy 


⋯ QUESTIONS ⋯

1. What book gave you the creeps?
Coraline- Neil Gaiman is super creepy, imagine having an alternate reality where everyone you know has to sow buttons on for eyes! I love this book so much.

2. What book gives you the best Halloween vibes?
The Haunted Mask-RL Stein  I read it every October, haha it’s so much fun.

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton I’m currently reading this book and its giving me major autumn vibes. It’s main setting is the forest and the writing is hauntingly beautiful and atmospheric.

3. What’s your favorite vampire book?
Salems lot- Stephen King
I loved the vampires in this book, old school creepy vampires. I’ve read a lot of vampire books back when I was in high school many years ago . This one had a little bit of everything. Salem’s Lot is a small town in Maine, and it is not a stranger to secrets . King is excellent with the plotting and the pacing. This is one of my all time favorite King books.

4. What book scared you so much you had to sleep with the light on?
I don’t get scared easily and I cannot think of a book that has scared me.

5. What’s your favorite book about witches/goblins/ghosts/demons? (one of each for me!)
Witches- The Wicked Deep-Shea Earnshaw I haven’t read this one yet but I really want to read it this September. I’ve heard so many good things about this book. I’m a sucker for anything witchy highly anticipating getting to this book.

6. What book do you wish was scarier than it was?
Heart shaped box- Joe Hill I read about 60% of this book and I sadly had to DNF it because I found it to be so boring ! I was really disappointed, because I have heard so many people so many people rave about his books that I was expecting a lot more.

7. What’s your favorite book that takes place in October?
I’m going to be really basic and say Harry Potter and the Philosophers stone


What are some of your favorite spooky read’s? Are there any new ones you’re looking forward to reading this fall?


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Girls’ Night Out by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke

37759098Title: Girls’ Night Out
Author: Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke
Genre: Thriller
Pages: 336
Publication Date: July 24th 2018
Rating: 3.5


Synopsis

For estranged friends Ashley, Natalie, and Lauren, it’s time to heal the old wounds between them. Where better to repair those severed ties than on a girls’ getaway to the beautiful paradise of Tulum, Mexico? But even after they’re reunited, no one is being completely honest about the past or the secrets they’re hiding. When Ashley disappears on their girls’ night out, Natalie and Lauren have to try to piece together their hazy memories to figure out what could have happened to her, while also reconciling their feelings of guilt over their last moments together.

Was Ashley with the man she’d met only days before? Did she pack up and leave? Was she kidnapped? Or worse—could Natalie or Lauren have snapped under the weight of
her own lies?

As the clock ticks, hour by hour, Natalie and Lauren’s search rushes headlong into growing suspicion and dread. Maybe their secrets run deeper and more dangerous
than one of them is willing—or too afraid—to admit.


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Thank you NetGalley, the publisher and the author for my free ARC in exchange for my honest review.

Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke are lifelong best friends who co-author books. I have never read anything by either author, I didn’t love this book but I did like it.

Ashley, Natalie, and Lauren have been friends for 20 years, but have been drifting apart over the last year. Ashley decides to save their friendship by inviting them on a girls vacation to Mexico. Once they get there secrets start spilling out,as the girls try and work on there issues Ashley meets a man named Marco. Ashley starts spending more time with him than her friends, and on there last night in Mexico Ashley goes missing. Natalie wakes up in the morning with gapes of memory missing from the previous night. As Natalie and Lauren search for Ashley but as they do they fear they wont find her.

The thing I enjoyed most about this book was the friendship between the women, all 3 women are pretty selfish people which annoyed me at times. A lot of there issues could have been solved with better communication and letting go of old grudges. I really enjoyed most of this book. We get flashbacks from the perspective of each woman, and find out about what has been pushing them apart. The book falls into the suspense category more than a thriller.

If you’re looking for a fast paced read for the summer, be sure to check out this book!


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WWW Wednesday

I’m really sorry been slacking on the blogging lately, I’ve been in a reading slump. Also Emmy had her immunizations this month and they affected her negatively this time. She got a fever and has been pretty moody. I did finish a novella and I just finished a novel, hoping that the rest of the month is better. Anyway, I’m going to start to try and include more than just reviews on the blog. Hope you enjoy !


WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On a World of Words and to participate all you have to do is answer the three W’s listed below. Once you’ve posted your WWW, drop a link to your post in Sam’s comments <3’s!

The questions:
1. What are you currently reading?
2. What did you recently finish reading?
3. What do you think you’ll read next?


Currently Reading

16096824 A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Mass

This is a re-read, I still haven’t read A Court of Wings and Ruin and its killing me. I need to know what happens but first I want to refresh my mind with the first two books. Scribd just added the audiobook copies. I love this series so much ! Sarah is my all time favorite author, so I’m sad its taken me this long to get to the final book but it’s going to happen soon ! I promise. I was reading my original review of this book, its so terrible, all the praise I gave Tamlin as a character is disgusting.

 

 


32824058Strange Grace by Tessa Graton

After hearing Lilly @Lair of Books and Melanie @Meltotheany talk so highly of this book last week, it made me want to pick it up right away. I requested this arc a few months ago and since then saw a few negative reviews, but these two girls I love there taste in books so I’m jumping in. The tag line is what first drew me to the book “Once, a witch made a pact with a devil. The legend says they loved each other, but can the story be trusted at all?” This book called out to me, wanting to be read, I will read anything with witches in it.

 


Recently Finish Reading

37759098Girl’s Night Out by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke

This is a mystery thriller about three friends who go on a trip to Mexico to re connect and build up there friendships. Once there the girls are still hiding secrets from each other about the past and there present lives. On there last night Ashley goes missing, Natalie blacked out and can’t remember what happened. I enjoyed this book, it had its problems but overall I liked it. I guessed halfway through what happened to Ashley, so it wasn’t a big shocker when it was revealed. I will have a full review up in the next few days. I gave this a 3.5 Stars, I recommend it if your looking for a quick mystery read.


What I will Read Next

17927395A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Mass

Once I finish the audiobook for A Court of Thorns and Roses, I’m going to jump into the sequel. I loved this book the first time around so I’m sure I will still love it. Rhysand is Bae and I need something I love to help pull me out of my reading slump.

I’m not sure what else I would like to pick up yet, I’m mostly a mood reader so I’m sure something will spike my interest.


 

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Emmy’s 7 Month Baby Update

7 Month Baby Update

I cant believe it Emmy is 7 months old. Here’s what’s going on with her this month when it comes to growth, feeding, sleeping, milestones, development and breastfeeding.

She went to the doctor this month for her 6 month check up, she is 19.4 lbs and 27.9 inches long. She is now in the 90 percentile she used to be at 97. She is wearing size 12 month clothes and some 18 months, pants in 18’s are to long but shirts are fine just a little roomy. She is still wearing size 3 diapers. Also had her 6 month immunizations, she got a fever this times and was in an off mood for a week or two. Grumpier than normal, not wanting to eat her solid foods and wanting to be carried everywhere.

She discovered that she can roll around a lot to get to places she wants to go. Emmy sat up by herself this month! She was playing on her tummy, pulled herself up on her hands and knees, and sat down. She is so close to crawling, I bet she will  any day now. She will rock and roll on her tummy, scoot around with her hands and feet. In the last few days shes started to get up onto her knees but is unsure how to move them forward.

Breastfeeding is going really well, but if shes distracted she wont suck or she rolls away. She’s tried so many different foods this month.Including: Pumpkin,Strawberries,blueberries, Yogurt, Broccoli, Spinach,Prunes,Mango and Turkey.  She is more efficient though it doesn’t take nearly as long as it used to take her to nurse. In August I’m going to start pumping in the morning to build up a freezer stash for when I return to work in November.

She loves to grab faces, especially noses and mouths. Shes not gentle so it can hurt,but she’s so happy doing it. She is getting so good at putting her soother back into her mouth.She loves bath time ,going for walks, drives in the car and rolling/crawling around on the floor. Some of her favorite toys are a little puppy that jingles, and some teethers. She is so funny she will put a toy in her mouth then push up on her hands and knees.

She dislikes putting on a shirt, when we get her dressed and pull the shirt over her head she gets so mad. She hates her crib, we tried sleep training at the beginning of July but it wasn’t the right time. It was just after her immunizations and getting the fever. It breaks my heart to hear her cry and see her little face get so red. We will try again in a few weeks.

That’s all for this months update!


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The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager

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Author: Riley Sager
Genre: Adult, Thriller
Pages: 336
Rating: 5 Stars


Synopsis

Two Truths and a Lie. The girls played it all the time in their tiny cabin at Camp Nightingale. Vivian, Natalie, Allison, and first-time camper Emma Davis, the youngest of the group. The games ended when Emma sleepily watched the others sneak out of the cabin in the dead of night. The last she–or anyone–saw of them was Vivian closing the cabin door behind her, hushing Emma with a finger pressed to her lips.

Now a rising star in the New York art scene, Emma turns her past into paintings–massive canvases filled with dark leaves and gnarled branches that cover ghostly shapes in white dresses. The paintings catch the attention of Francesca Harris-White, the socialite and wealthy owner of Camp Nightingale. When Francesca implores her to return to the newly reopened camp as a painting instructor, Emma sees an opportunity to try to find out what really happened to her friends.

Yet it’s immediately clear that all is not right at Camp Nightingale. Already haunted by memories from fifteen years ago, Emma discovers a security camera pointed directly at her cabin, mounting mistrust from Francesca and, most disturbing of all, cryptic clues Vivian left behind about the camp’s twisted origins. As she digs deeper, Emma finds herself sorting through lies from the past while facing threats from both man and nature in the present.

And the closer she gets to the truth about Camp Nightingale, the more she realizes it may come at a deadly price.


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Thank you so much to Dutton, and NetGalley for an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

THE LAST TIME I LIED was such a fantastic and thrilling  psychological thriller. I was completely blown away with that ending!

I was extremely excited to receive an early copy of this book. After reading Final Girls last year it quickly became my new favorite thriller, until I finished this book. I was really impressed with this book, it was everything I was hoping for and more. Riley Sager’s second book pays homage to horror films in terms of nostalgic feelings and
settings, it reminded me of Sleepaway Camp and Crystal Lake .The descriptions will make you feel as if you’re right there in the forest. My absolute favorite thing about this book was the mysterious setting of Camp Nightingale.

The Last Time I Lied follows the story about Emma a thirteen year old girl, who is gone to spend her summer at Camp Nightingale. Because she is late to arrive she is to stay in a cabin with three older girls. She becomes close to Vivian, the queen bee of camp.Emma idolizes Vivian to a point where she obsesses over her every move. One night the three older girls leave the cabin at night, and never return. Fifteen years later the camp is to reopen and the owner has asked Emma to be the painting instructor.  Wanting to find out the truth about the missing girls,Emma agrees to return to camp.

Emma was the perfect unreliable narrator, you know she has a secret and you question her sanity as she searches for answers.  The other character’s were interesting too, my favorite being Vivian I really wanted to know what happened to her and the other girls.

I don’t want to say too much about this book, because I don’t want to ruin the experience for anyone else.This is one of my new favorite books, and I highly recommend picking it up this summer if your in the mood for a creepy atmospheric thriller. This will be released on July 3, 2018. Riley Sager has really impressed me and I will read anything he publishes in the future.


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June Wrap up

Hello bookworms! Can you believe June is over? Where is the year going? I don’t normally post wrap up’s but I’m going to try and test it out this month and see how it goes. Let me know if you would like me to keep making them 🙂 Also I hope everyone has a Happy Canada Day tomorrow, and my American friends have a Happy 4th of July 🙂

So I didn’t buy any physical books this month but I did receive quite a few  e-arcs to review. I’m really excited for all these book’s and so happy to have been approved to read them. Also this month Emmy turned 6 Months old !! I have a baby update post all about it! Noah finished grade 6 and will be going into grade 7 in the fall.

E-ARCS I received: 
– The Last Time I Lied- Riley Sager( almost finished reading !)
– Drum Roll Please-Lisa Jenn Bigelo
-[Dis]Connected-Nakita Gill,Amanda Lovelace,Curys Parker,Sara Bond,Liam Ryan,Trista Mateer,RH Swaney,Yena Sharman Purmasir,Canista Lubrin,Iain S Thomas (Read)
-Cross Her Heart- Sarah Pinborough
-When The Lights go Out- Mary Kubica
-Shadow of the Fox-Julie Kagawa
-The Similars-Rebecca Hanover

I didn’t read that many books in June,for the first two weeks of the month I was having really bad headaches. But the book’s I did finish I also have reviews up
for them all.

Scream All Night  Review
One Dark Crown Review
[Dis]connected Review
Listen to your Heart Review

So because of the headaches I ended up watching a lot of Tv, thank God for Netflix.For years now my co-workers have been telling me to watch Wentworth and I’m not sure why I never did,because its an amazing show. I watched all the seasons that are currently out.This show is so crazy !! I also watched season 2 of Queer Eye. This show is so pure and beautiful. I wish I was friends with all these guys, and got to hang out with them everyday.

I’m really behind on watching movies,there harder to pay attention to with the baby. But I did manage to watch 2 this month.

-Love Simon 5 Stars
-The Disaster Artist 4 Stars
-Brain on fire 3.5 Stars

Also this month we got a couple movie trailers !!

Halloween  The Halloween Franchise is my absolute favorite movies ever ! I’m so excited!

Dumbo OMG a new Tim Burton movie !! The elephants are so cute, I can’t wait.

The Hate U Give The trailer caused me to shed a few tears, this movie is going to wreck me !!


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