My 2018 Bookish Resolutions {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday! Today is all about those bookish resolutions.

Now, I do love me some resolutions, but after my huge 2017 reading and blogging slumps, my major goal for 2018 is to take it easy. To avoid another slump at all costs. This means I am not taking part in any reading challenges yet, and am setting my Goodreads goal lower as well. And it is noticeable in my resolutions below. Other than my Goodreads goal, I’m keeping all of this kind of vague and balancing them with resolutions to not worry about those resolutions. It kind of makes sense though, I promise!

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Dragons, Gay Romance & Elemental Control — Cloaked in Shadow by Ben Alderson {Book Review}

Cloaked in Shadow by Ben AldersonTitle: Cloaked in Shadow (The Dragori #1)
Author: Ben Alderson
Publisher: Oftomes Publishing
Release Date: December 18th, 2017
Standalone/Series: Series
Genre: Young Adult – Fantasy

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My rating in stars: 3 stars
My rating in words: It was okay

WHAT IT’S ABOUT:

Romance. Magic. Lies.

For fans of elves, shapeshifters and elemental control.

Zacriah Trovirn is concerned with two things in life: hunting and dodging Petrer, the boy who broke his heart.

Heartbreak becomes a distant concern when Zacriah is taken to the Elven capital of Thessolina, where he is forced into King Dalior’s new legion of shapeshifters. But Zacriah isn’t a shapeshifter. In truth, he doesn’t know what he is.

Zacriah joins forces with new friends and they soon find themselves embroiled in a clash between the three Elven continents. With war looming on the horizon, Zacriah must learn to use his latent power to fight and protect those he loves before they are destroyed.

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The Post of SHAME: Twelve Books I Meant To Get To In 2017 But Didn’t (But Will in 2018… Probably) {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday! Today I’m putting all my shame out there and presenting you with the twelve books I totally meant to get to in 2017, but didn’t… (and the worst part is that I had to cut down this list so badly just to get to only twelve… *nervous laughter*)

But here we go! Feel free to point out the books you read and loved and feel like I should absolutely just READ ALREADY.

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Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2017 {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Hi everybody and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday! Today’s all about my favorite authors I discovered in 2017. I’m kind of a creature of habit and don’t often pick up books by authors I don’t really know but I’ve been working on that. Even so, I didn’t think I’d get to ten, but I did easily so yay me!

Also, 100 points for you if you can already guess my MOST FAVORITE OF FAVORITES, my most dear author discovery of the year before scrolling to the bottom of this post 😉

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December 2017: The Month I Read Again, Yay! {Monthly Wrap Up}

December 2017

Hi guys, and welcome to my December wrap up!

I have read 7 books this month. SEVEN BOOKS. Ok, two of them where short comics that I read in 10 minutes… BUT I think it’s safe to say that I can leave my awful reading slump in 2017. I hope so anyway 🙂

So here’s what I’ve been up to in December!

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The 2017 Year In Review Book Tag {Tag Thursday}

2017 Year in Review Book Tag

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Hi everybody and welcome to a new Tag Thursday (hi, it’s been a while!).

I wasn’t actually tagged for this one, but it looked fun and I love doing these kind of end-of-the-year wrapups so I thought, why not? This tag was created by A BookTube Book, so go check out her entry!

Also, you’ll be pleased to know that I tried very hard (and kind of halfway succeeded) to keep the Red Winter fangirling to a minimum and give other nice books a chance to shine too. So let’s dive right in!

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2018 Releases I’m Looking Forward To {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday! Today we are looking ahead at some of the many, many amazing new 2018 releases that will make our TBR grow and our book-loving hearts burst with excitement (and ok, maybe a little stress). I’m already looking forward to taking a look at everybody else’s lists and making my TBR explode but in the meantime, here’s my list:

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Ten Books I’m Hoping Santa Will Bring Me {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today’s all about our bookish wishes for the Holiday season! Now, obviously the biggest joy about the Holidays is spending time with family and loved ones (well, it may not be for everybody, but I actually do love family gatherings. Mostly.) and soaking up the festive atmosphere. But I can’t deny that getting presents is also part of the fun. Bookish presents especially. I’m actually pretty easy to shop for since I make my wishlist months in advance *oops*.  So here are a few of the books that are on this years’ wishlist for Santa!

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