Well Met by Jenn DeLuca

Thank you Netgalley and Berkley for an arc of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Let me start by saying that this is Jen’s debut novel, and I was blown away. This was so such a sweet and charming story. I read Well Met as part of #Summerathon and I couldn’t be happier it was the perfect summer read. I finished this book in 48 hours because I just couldn’t put it down. I adore stories set in small towns. Willow Creek had all the small town glamour that I just eat up. This book gave me all the warm and fuzzy feelings, I want to jump on a plane and fly to Michigan to attend a Faire so badly !!

After a recent breakup, Emily moves in with her sister, who was recently in a car accident and is on the mend and her niece Caitlin. Emily takes her niece, Caitlin, to sign up for the local Renaissance Faire that happens every summer, as a fundraiser for the high school. Upon arrival she is told that Caitlin needs a parent or guardian to be involved in order to participate. Emily soon becomes a  tavern wench every weekend for the summer.

“I didn’t choose the wench life. The wench life chose me.”

Emily- I loved Emily and her journey to discovering that she is worthy of love. I loved her friendship with Stacey and how supportive they are of each other. I also really liked her love for literature and how much she cared about her family.

Simon – He is the English teacher at the high school, and runs the Faire. He plays the swoonworthy pirate Captain Blackthorne. One of my favorite things about this book is the banter between Emily and Simon. There shared loved for literature and quoting Shakespeare was just everything!

I loved everything about this book. The small-town setting, the summer Ren Faire, the wonderful cast of characters. If your looking for a fun summer romance I highly recomend this book, and I cannot wait to see what Jen writes next.


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December Wrap Up and Book Haul !

Hello bookworms!! It’s the last day of December, I cant believe its the end of the year already! It has been an amazing blogging year and I Have all of you to thank for that! I’m so amazed even one person wants to read what I have to say haha. Happy New Years Eve! I hope everyone had an amazing December and I will see you all in the new year!

Books Read

(You can click the links in each of the titles if you would like to read a more in-depth review of each book)

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

When I heard there was a modern retelling of A Christmas Carol I was totally interested!! This was the perfect book to read for the Holiday season.

The Lost Sisters by Holly Black

This novella was such a wonderful addition the the Cruel Prince story and I loved seeing into the mind of Taryn, I still don’t like her but at least we got to see why she did some of the things she did. The writing is absolutely beautiful of course. Holly Black remains one of my favorite authors. I really loved this addition to the story and I’m so excited for The Wicked King !!

Merry Inkmas by Tailia Hibbert

I read this book for Tistheseasonathon, and it was the perfect fast paced romance. I loved the Holiday setting, and the characters I really felt connected to. This is a great book to read during the holiday season.

The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

This book has been on my TBR for years and I am so happy that I finally picked it up. Its a middle grade fantasy, about two siblings who get transported into the land of fairy tales. I loved seeing all the characters and the setting. I’m planning on continuing on with the series in the new year! Full review to come.

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S Lewis

This book was a reread for me, and I loved it, maybe not as much as i did when i first read it at the age of 12. Some parts felt rushed, but the writing in beautiful and gives off so many winter vibes.

Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J Maas

Review to come soon! This series is such a wild ride and I love it with my whole heart and soul. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that i loved the final book so much ! i will say it does have problematic issues but since i am such trash for this series i can over look some of the problems. I have already written the review just tweaking it a bit so it should be up very soon !

Movies Watched

I won’t bore you all with all the Christmas movies I watched which there was a lot haha but here are some of the other movies I watched this month.

Mamma Mia 2: Here we go Again

I spent 90% of this movie with a huge smile on my face and 10% trying not to ugly cry.  I loved it!

Christopher Robin

This movie was amazing! Winnie the Pooh was one of my all time favorite stories growing up. This movie really tugs on your heart strings.

Dumplin

Really surprised at how much I enjoyed this movie, I had no interest in reading the book or watching the movie. Noah was home from school due to a snow storm , he said his friends were all watching this movie.

TV Show’s Watched

The Good Doctor Season 1

Parenthood Season 1

I just started watching the first few episodes and I’m in love !!Will be binge watching this series all of January.

Book Haul!!!

My fiancé got me The Tea Dragons Society, Girls of Paper and Fire, and The Throne of Glass Collectors edition for Christmas!

On Boxing Day I  had some Christmas money and went to Chapters. I  purchased Queen of Air and Darkness (which was 40% off !!) ,Dance of Thieves and Empress of all Seasons. I am so excited to get to all these books in 2019!

I hope everyone has a safe night and have fun ! I will be spending New Years Eve with my kids and watching a movie. I will see you all in the New Year !!


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Blogmas Day 21: Anticipated Books for 2019

Hello bookworms!! Happy Blogmas day 21. This month is just flying by, only 5 more days left until Christmas! I hope your enjoying Blogmas, I love receiving all your comments and I’m so happy that i decided to participate. Today’s post is the my top anticipated books of 2019.


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The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) by Holly Black

January 8th 2019

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Slayer (Slayer #1) by Kiersten White

January 8th 2019

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King of Scars (Nikolai Duology #1) by Leigh Bardugo

January 29th 2019

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Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

April 2nd 2019

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The Candle and the Flame by Nadia’s Azad

May 14 2019

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Blood Heir by Amelie Wen Zhao

June 4th 2019


These are not all the books I’m excited about but just a few because to write them all would take forever. What are some of your anticipated books? Let me know in the comments! 


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Blogmas Day 10: One Day in December by Josie Silver

“You tread lightly through life, but you leave deep footprints that are hard for other people to fill.”

I LOVED this book right from  the start! This book was such an addictive read. I couldn’t put it down I fell in love with the characters, and rooted for them to be together.I am an emotional train wreck, I cried so many tears through the course of this book, especially at the end.

The story is told from the perspective of both Laurie and Jack, starting from that fateful day they locked eyes at the bus stop. They had an instant connection but Jack never got in the bus. A year passes by and Laurie has spent all her free time searching for this mysterious man. Until one night she goes to a Christmas party with her best friend Sarah, who is extremely excited to introduce Laurie to her new boyfriend. Sarah’s boyfriend is the mystery man from the bus stop.

“Sometimes you just meet the right person at the wrong time. “

This is not a typical love story. It takes place over the course of ten, angst filled years.I love how the story takes years to develop, we get to see the characters grow, experience joy and heartache. I was so invested in the story and the characters, I needed to know what happened to them.

I loved Laurie and Sarah’s friendship, both girls make mistakes but are incredible friends to each other. Laurie and Jack both hide there feelings and become very good friends as Sarah and Jack continue to date. I had so much anxiety while reading this, there’s characters had so many opportunities that passed them by.

I highly recommend this book. When I closed this book, I had tears running down my face. It is a beautiful story of love and friendship and how one moment can alter your whole life. If you like movies like Love, Actually them you will adore this book!


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Trick or Treat Tour|Interview with BookBookOwl and Giveaway|

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Welcome to the First Annual “Trick or Treat” Blog Tour hosted by Moonlit Reads!

This tour is the first to come of many. It takes place during the last 13 days of October leading up to Halloween Day. Trick or treat along the tour finding giveaways, interviews, blurbs, and more! You can find the start of the tour and its schedule here.

Now, let the spooky begin


I am very excited about this post, put in a lot of work and it was really fun.I had the pleasure to Interview Jen from BookBookOwl, she is a sweetheart and creates beautiful bookmarks over on her Etsy shop. She has also agreed to help me host a giveaway for you guys. I hope you enjoy the post and enter the giveaway, by the way it’s international!


Could you introduce yourself and your shop?

My name’s Jen and I live in Perth, Western Australia with my husband, 2 year old daughter, dog, chickens and a hilarious flock of ducks.  My shop is called Bookbookowl (the same as my Instagram page) and I sell bookmarks with bookish designs and quotes.

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1. When did you first open your shop and what made you decide to start creating bookmarks?

I only opened my shop in July 2018.  I had been coming up with some bookish designs for a while before that, to use as props in my bookstagram photos on my Instagram page, and decided that I enjoyed it so much I’d like to expand into selling them to the wonderful bookish community.

2. What is you’re most popular print?

At the moment it’s a tie between my Throne of Glass inspired “Rattle the Stars”, my Daughter of the Pirate King inspired “When one is a pirate” and my Harry Potter inspired “A Wizard’s World” bookmarks!

3. Do you create prints from your personal favourites or general popular fandoms?

A bit of both really, although some of my favourite books are not all that well known, so I’ve avoided making too many of those as I worry they won’t be very popular!

4. Do you find it difficult to promote your shop? What have you done to gain a following?

I haven’t found it all that difficult so far, due almost entirely to the fact that I had close to 15k followers on my bookstagram page by the time that I opened by shop.  I had a ready made ‘fan base’ I guess you’d call it, of people who already knew me and my style.  I genuinely love giving people something a bit extra or different, so I regularly come up with promotions that differ from just a general sale (for instance, when I released some new designs a few weeks ago, I offered anyone who bought two or more a free custom made bookmark featuring their Instagram handle).  I also ran my first rep search and have 12 wonderful ladies who promote my bookmarks for me on Instagram!

5. How do you manage to make time to make your bookmarks, while also living your day to day life?

I have no idea.  Haha.  Between running a pretty full on bookstagram page I’m extremely dedicated to, reading and reviewing books for publishers and raising my daughter, I’ve somehow managed to fit it in.  I suspect I have somehow been gifted extra hours in my days without knowing about it.  🙂

6. What sets your bookmarks apart from the other shops?

I think I just have my own general style and as I’d received too many flimsy bookmarks in my time, I decided mine had to pass my picky, perfectionist standards.  So each of my bookmarks is printed on thick, professional photo paper and laminated with a silky matte laminate to make them extra strong.  I also couldn’t bear to use any glossy laminates, because I know just how difficult it is to photograph those for bookstagram! 🙂

7. Since it is getting close to Halloween, have you created any themed bookmarks for the holiday?

Yes!  I have four Halloween themed bookmarks.  A Practical Magic inspired one that has the quote “She preferred cats to human beings”, A “Double double, toil and trouble” bookmark and “Something wicked this way comes” bookmark (both of which come in 6 different witchy variations) and a sweet black and pink pumpkin design sporting the quote “Sometimes we all need a little magic”

8. Where did you get your inspiration from to make the Halloween items?

Mostly from Practical Magic and classic Halloween style quotes.

9. What is the biggest challenge you have faced since opening the shop?

My own self confidence.  Honestly, without the bookstagram world cheering me on, I would have never gone ahead with opening my shop.  I wasn’t convinced my designs were good enough (because my perfectionism hits hardest on myself) until people there started demanding I put them up for sale so they could buy them.  I’ll be forever grateful that they did!

10. What is your favourite fandoms?

I think probably Harry Potter, ACOTAR, Caraval and The Raven Cycle would come in as my favourites!


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Together Jen and I have come up with an amazing Giveaway for you guys! The winner will receive 4 Halloween Bookmarks and a bookmark of there choice from the shop. The Giveaway will start today October 27 and run until November 2 . I will announce the winner that night, and will message you and help you get in contact with Jen. This giveaway is in international ! Good Luck !

To enter :
You Must be following my blog :https://betweenfoldedpages.wordpress.com/ and like this post
And Jen’s instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookbookowl/

For Bonus entires
Follow my Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/betweenfoldedpages/
Follow my Twitter: https://twitter.com/SteffieReads


I really enjoyed working with Jen and I hope I can do something similar in the future ! Happy Reading and Happy Halloween.


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The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

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I received an advance copy of this book was provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review 

The Proposal is an own voices novel, follows Nik a young black woman and Charlos a Latino Doctor. This book was so adorable I had s hard time putting it down.

The story starts off when Nik is completely blind-sighted by a marriage proposal at a Dodgers game from her casual boyfriend, Fisher. She is humiliated and to make things worse a camera crew tries to approach her. She is thankfully saved by Charlos and his sister Angie, who happened to see the whole thing unfold.

Throughout the book we get to watch these two build a strong friendship as they are both not in a place to start a relationship.I loved Nik she is witty, sarcastic and smart. I adored her friendship with Dana and Courtney. Charlos is really charming and it’s hard not to fall for him. But as all humans he has his flaws, he is very over protective with his family to a point where he thinks that if he gets involved with someone he won’t be there for them.

A side character I absolutely adored was Nik’s friend Courtney. She is an Asian plus sized woman who owns and runs a cupcake shop. She is just the cutest!

There are some subtle hard hitting topics woven into the story as well. As the book progresses we meet a woman who has been emotionally abused in the past. She talks about how it’s hard to know that your in that type of situation and how it’s difficult to recognize the signs. Also how it’s possible to get out of the relationship and how she healed.

The ending was a little cheesy but hey it’s a romance book. I really enjoyed this book and I’m now dying to read The Wedding Date.

I buddy read this book with Melanie ,Lily and Leigh 💜


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October 2018 Anticipated Releases

Happy October Bookworms ! It’s my favorite month of the year, and this year is going to be extra busy and extra sad once its over. I return back to work on November 5 so I have even more reason for October not to end. Here are some of my most anticipated books of the month.


32943032.jpgA Map of Days – Ransom Riggs – October 2nd 2018

The #1 bestselling series returns with a thrilling new story arc set in America!

Vintage photographs reveal the never-before-seen world of peculiar America with a stunning addition—full-color images.

Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida. Except now Miss Peregrine, Emma, and their peculiar friends are with him, and doing their best to blend in. But carefree days of beach visits and normalling lessons are soon interrupted by a discovery—a subterranean bunker that belonged to Jacob’s grandfather, Abe.

Clues to Abe’s double-life as a peculiar operative start to emerge, secrets long hidden in plain sight. And Jacob begins to learn about the dangerous legacy he has inherited—truths that were part of him long before he walked into Miss Peregrine’s time loop.

Now, the stakes are higher than ever as Jacob and his friends are thrust into the untamed landscape of American peculiardom—a world with few ymbrynes, or rules—that none of them understand. New wonders, and dangers, await in this brilliant next chapter for Miss Peregrine’s peculiar children. Their story is again illustrated throughout by haunting vintage photographs, but with a striking addition for this all-new, multi-era American adventure—full color.


37570566.jpgGrim Lovelies – Megan Shepherd – October 2nd 2018

Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life surrounded by dust bunnies and cinders serving Mada Vittora, the evil witch who spelled her into existence. That is, until one day she finds her mistress murdered in a pool of blood—and Anouk is accused of the crime.

Now, the world she always dreamed of is rife with danger. Pursued through Paris by the underground magical society known as the Haute, Anouk and her fellow Beasties only have three days to find the real killer before the spell keeping them human fades away. If they fail, they will lose the only lives they’ve ever known…but if they succeed, they could be more powerful than anyone ever bargained for.

From New York Times bestselling author Megan Shepherd, Grim Lovelies is an epic and glittering YA fantasy. Prepare to be spellbound by the world of Grim Lovelies, where secrets have been long buried, friends can become enemies, and everything—especially humanity—comes at a price.


25446343Muse of Nightmares – Laini Taylor – October 2nd 2018

In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their selves as dark-minded Minya holds them hostage, intent on vengeance against Weep.

Lazlo faces an unthinkable choice—save the woman he loves, or everyone else?—while Sarai feels more helpless than ever.But is she? Sometimes, only the direst need can teach us our own depths, and Sarai, the muse of nightmares, has not yet discovered what she’s capable of.

As humans and godspawn reel in the aftermath of the citadel’s near fall, a new foe shatters their fragile hopes, and the mysteries of the Mesarthim are resurrected: Where did the gods come from, and why? What was done with thousands of children born in the citadel nursery? And most important of all, as forgotten doors are opened and new worlds revealed: Must heroes always slay monsters, or is it possible to save them instead?

Love and hate, revenge and redemption, destruction and salvation all clash in this gorgeous sequel to the New York Times bestseller, Strange the Dreamer.


36430924.jpgBeneath the Citadel – Destiny Soria – October 9th 2018

In the city of Eldra, people are ruled by ancient prophecies. For centuries, the high council has stayed in power by virtue of the prophecies of the elder seers. After the last infallible prophecy came to pass, growing unrest led to murders and an eventual rebellion that raged for more than a decade.

In the present day, Cassa, the orphaned daughter of rebels, is determined to fight back against the high council, which governs Eldra from behind the walls of the citadel. Her only allies are no-nonsense Alys, easygoing Evander, and
perpetually underestimated Newt, and Cassa struggles to come to terms with the legacy of rebellion her dead parents have left her — and the fear that she may be inadequate to shoulder the burden. But by the time Cassa and her friends uncover the mystery of the final infallible prophecy, it may be too late to save the city — or themselves.


36260157What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera – October 9th 2018

Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it.

Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things.

But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store for them?

Maybe nothing. After all, they get separated.

Maybe everything. After all, they get reunited.

But what if they can’t quite nail a first date . . . or a second first date . . . or a third?

What if Arthur tries too hard to make it work . . . and Ben doesn’t try hard enough?

What if life really isn’t like a Broadway play?

But what if it is?


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From the show’s creators comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by the Broadway smash hit Dear Evan Hansen.

Dear Evan Hansen,

Today’s going to be an amazing day and here’s why…

When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family’s grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to
tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend.

Suddenly, Evan isn’t invisible anymore–even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy’s parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he was their own,desperate to know more about their enigmatic son from his closest friend. As Evan gets pulled deeper into their swirl of anger, regret, and confusion, he knows that what he’s doing can’t be right, but if he’s helping people, how wrong can it be?

No longer tangled in his once-incapacitating anxiety, this new Evan has a purpose. And a website. He’s confident. He’s a viral phenomenon. Every day is amazing. Until everything is in danger of unraveling and he comes face to face with his greatest obstacle: himself.

A simple lie leads to complicated truths in this big-hearted coming-of-age story of grief, authenticity and the struggle to belong in an age of instant connectivity and profound isolation.


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It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped.

Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments—even the physical violence—she endures as a result of her race, her religion, and the hijab she wears every day. So she’s built up protective walls and refuses to let anyone close enough to hurt her. Instead, she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons break-dancing with her brother.

But then she meets Ocean James. He’s the first person in forever who really seems to want to get to know Shirin. It terrifies her—they seem to come from two irreconcilable worlds—and Shirin has had her guard up for so long that she’s not sure she’ll ever be able to let it down.


33590260.jpgKingdom of Ash – Sarah J. Maas – October 23rd 2018

Years in the making, Sarah J. Maas’s #1 New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series draws to an epic, unforgettable conclusion. Aelin Galathynius’s journey from slave to king’s assassin to the queen of a once-great kingdom reaches its heart-rending finale as war erupts across her world. . .

Aelin has risked everything to save her people―but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will as she endures months of torture. Aware that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, though her resolve begins to unravel with each passing day…

With Aelin captured, Aedion and Lysandra remain the last line of defense to protect Terrasen from utter destruction. Yet they soon realize that the many allies they’ve gathered to battle Erawan’s hordes might not be enough to save them. Scattered across the continent and racing against time, Chaol, Manon, and Dorian are forced to forge their own paths to meet their fates. Hanging in the balance is any hope of salvation―and a better world.

And across the sea, his companions unwavering beside him, Rowan hunts to find his captured wife and queen―before she is lost to him forever.

As the threads of fate weave together at last, all must fight, if they are to have a chance at a future. Some bonds will grow even deeper, while others will be severed forever in the explosive final chapter of the Throne of Glass series.


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A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

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ARC kindly provided by Edelweiss and HarperCollins in exchange for an honest review.

Tahereh Mafi has a special place in my heart ever since I first read The Shatter Me series. So when I heard about this book coming out I was so over the moon. It’s a story about the life of a Muslim girl a year after 9/11. The book was beautiful and heartbreaking. I was glued to the pages this book was so good ! It’s a really quick read, and Tahareh’s prose is so whimsical and poetic, in a different way than Shatter Me, but just as beautiful. Tahareh says this book is the most personal story shes written putting a lot of herself into it.

This story takes place in 2002, a year after the horrors of 9/11. This story follows Shirin, a sixteen year old, Muslim girl born in America who has always wears her hijab.She is in her sixth high school, because her family moves around a lot. Her father always working towards getting a better paying job,works his way towards that goal by excepting better offers in different cities.She is faced with a lot of racism,including actual assaults against her. She has had enough with the world and tries to blend into the background.She tries to put on a brave face, but these words hurt her deeply.

“I was stuck in another small town, trapped in another universe populated by the kind of people who’d only ever seen faces like mine on their evening news, and I hated it.”

Her life starts to drastically change when she meets Ocean, a boy who is genuinely kind to her. Ocean is super sweet,and I loved him to pieces. He is sensitive and kind, which is a nice change for a male character in YA. He is swoonworthy and adorable, he stands up for Shirin and doesn’t care about societies opinion about her. The towns prejudices, don’t sway his feelings for her, he fights hard for there relationship.

This book made me feel so many different emotions. Anger from the extremely cruelty Shirin has to face on a daily basis, and the racism directly towards her. To feel joy and hopeful for her as she spends more time with Ocean, to be town a lot of heartbreak again. I wanted to reach into the book, hug Shirin and tell her everything will get better. This is a hard book to read, because of all the tough subject matter. It is also a powerful read that I think everyone should pick up and read.

“It gives the bullies all the power. It would mean they’d succeeded at making me feel like who I was and what I believed in was something to be ashamed of.”

Overall this book was amazing, heartbreaking, and really important.Read this book. I swear you won’t regret it.I loved this book!


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Fight or Flight by Samantha Young

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ARC kindly provided by Netgalley and the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.

TW: Physical abuse

This was my first Samantha Young book, so I wasn’t sure what I was expecting going into it. I know her previous books are pretty popular. I didn’t love this book I found it good but not great. I really didn’t like the love interest, he eventually grew on me as the book progressed but I still disliked his personality.

This story follows Ava Breevort who is flying back to Boston after attending the funeral of her childhood friend, Gem. She has a unpleasant encounter at the airport with another traveler Caleb Scott, a rude Scot who steals her spot in line and grabs the last first class seat on the plane. They end up sitting next to each another and spend most of their flight bickering .After all there unpleasant exchanges it somehow leads to these two spending the night together while on a layover.Once back in Boston fate throws them together again,where they decide to carry on with a no-strings-attached relationship. Ava and Caleb might hate each other, but the tension and there attraction towards each other made there encounters very passionate.

Ava Breevort: I loved Ava! She is a beautiful interior designer at a small company.She is feisty, confident but had some self esteem issues, people have been telling her entire life how beautiful she is, making her feel like that’s all she is. I love how she kept putting Caleb in his place and didn’t put up with all his crap!She is a loyal and trusting friend. Her friendship with Harper was one of my favorite parts of the book. Even though Harper goes through something traumatic later in story, Ava is right there supporting her friend.

Caleb Scott: This guy was definitely an alpha-male, tall, scruffy and tattooed. He is rude and some of the things he says were just really mean. As the story progressed we do understand what has lead him to be this way, but just because you were hurt in the past doesn’t mean you now get to be an awful human being. He is sweet at times and he does care about Ava, but he is scared of getting to close to he is mean to guard his own heart.

Fight or Flight is a hate-to-love romance, which is many favorite trope, I just wasn’t feeling it for these two. I did enjoy the writing and the character development, and I will probably read another book by this author in the future. It was a pretty fast read and it was enjoyable.There were some really good writing in there, and some very well built tension and characters. But I didn’t love it.

I gave this a 3.5 stars. This book is set to release on October 16 2018.


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Top Ten Tuesday // Bingeworthy TV Shows/Movies

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Top 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!

This weeks topic is binge worthy tv shows/ movies.


Returning TV Shows


September

September 9
Shameless Season 9

September 12
American Horror Story: Apocalypse Season 8

September 24
The Good Doctor Season 2

September 24
Dancing with the Stars

September 25
This is Us Season 3

September 27
Grey’s Anatomy Season 15
How to Get Away with Murder Season 5


October

October 7
The Walking Dead Season 9

October 10
Riverdale Season 3

October 11
Supernatural Season 14
Charmed Reboot Season 1


Movies Coming Soon to Theatre


Septmber 7
The Nun

September 14
A Simple Favor

September 21
The House with A Clock in its Walls

October 5
Venom

October 12
Goosebumps 2

October 19
Halloween


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