3 Romance Books For Your Summer Reading List – The Unhoneymooners, The Flatshare & The Bride Test {Mini Book Reviews}

3 romance books for your 2019 summer reading list

Hi everybody! Last month I was in a romance novel mood, so I binged on a few recent romance releases and what do you know, I liked them all and had enough feelings to write reviews again for the first time in forever. All of these felt very summery to me, like the perfect read whether you’re lying on the beach and enjoying the sun or keeping it cool and chilling at home in the AC!

Here we go, I present to you 3 mini book reviews:

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My Childhood Favorites — Baby-Sitters, Aliens, Dolphin Childs & Loads of Creepy Stories {Top Ten Tuesday}

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

Today’s all about childhood favorites, and boy did I enjoy taking a walk down memory lane. I forgot about some of these books until writing this post and writing it made me want to reread all of these though sadly I don’t own most of them anymore. Thinking about this list does confirm to me that I’ve ALWAYS been a reader and though book slumps may occur from time to time, I shouldn’t worry about them. This love of books has been going strong for 33 years and is obviously not going anywhere anytime soon 🙂 So for now, walk down memory lane with me as I present: my childhood favorites!

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Calendar Girls – July 2019 – Summer Lovin’: Bookish OTP

Calendar Girls

The Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event that was created by Melanie at MNBernard Books, and Flavia at Flavia the Bibliophile, and is now hosted by Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads, and Katie at Never Not Reading. It was inspired by the 1961 classic song by Neil Sedaka and created to ignite fun bookish discussions among readers and bloggers.

So, just like the song, each month a new theme is chosen (participants will get to vote between two choices), and participating bloggers get to choose their favorite book within the theme, or the book they think best fits the theme, to talk about in a blog post on the first Monday of each month.

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June 2019: The Month I Binged All The Romance Books, Went On An Organizing Spree & Listened to 4 Songs On Repeat {Monthly Wrap Up}

June 2019

Hi everybody, and welcome to my June wrap up!

June was a great reading month, again thanks to audiobooks (what did I ever do without them?). For some reason, I seem to have read a whole lot of contemporary romance this month, but I have no regrets since it’s been great in getting my reading groove back. I also slowly but surely have been catching up and getting organised, so hopefully I’ll be back to my regularly scheduled programming soon enough. Oh, and music was pretty great this month too!

Basically, here’s what I’ve been up to this month:

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Mid Year Book Freakout Tag – 2019 Edition {Tag Thursday}

Mid Year Book Freakout Tag 2019

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Hi everybody! Since the year is about halfway over (seriously, where does the time go?), it’s the PERFECT time for the Mid Year Book Freakout Tag! So come and join me while I freak out about books (what else is new?)

This tag is created by ReadLikeWildfire and Ely Jayne

Goodreads reading challenge 2019

At this moment I have read 28 books of my total goal of 50 books to be read this year and am 5 books ahead of schedule. Woah, how did that happen?

(I know how that happened – long commutes are the perfect audiobook time.)

Let’s get started!

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Books On My Summer 2019 TBR (AKA The Summer I’ll Try To Catch Up On All The Amazing New Books I Missed While I Was Adulting) {Top Ten Tuesday}

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

Today is all about our summer TBR. Now, normally, this is the time where I make a list of all cute contemporaries I want to read because for some reason summer means contemporaries for me. But not this year. This year, because of moving and adulting and stuff, I have an unfortunate backlog of a lot of books that already came out earlier in the year that I REALLY want to get to. SO the summertime, when life usually gets a little less busy, seems like the PERFECT time to catch up.

Here are twelve books on my Summer TBR:

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The Therapists Pumping Through My Speakers {Something Different Sunday}

The Therapists Pumping Through My Speakers

Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Something Different Sunday, in which I talk about something different from books. And since it’s been a while since I talked about music (not counting my monthly wrap-up of course) I wanted to take this moment to talk about some of the bands and artists that are the most near and dear to my heart.

I’ve always loved music and its’ power to affect our emotions. And some bands have had an even bigger power than most. Some bands are so ingrained on my heart, because their music was there for me at the exact right moment. It was there to get me through something, helped me deal with something or was just helpful in keeping me going and not giving up. Though some I just relate to a certain period of life, for others I can still pinpoint exactly what it was they helped me with.

So today I’m getting a bit more personal and I present to you, in chronological order, the therapists pumping through my speakers (bonus points if you can guess which band these lyrics belong to):

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2019’s Obviously The Year of the Snake! — Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019 {Top Ten Tuesday}

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

I’ve been MIA to Top Ten Tuesday for the past few weeks because life got a little busy, but I am so HAPPY to get this post up, because I LOVE gushing about all the books I want to read and maybe, hopefully, also actually will read soon. And oh boy, does the second half of 2019 deliver with some amazing releases.

Here are the twelve releases of the second half of 2019 I’m most excited for!

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May 2019: The Month Of Exhaustion, TV That Didn’t Live Up To Expectations and Books That Exceeded Expectations {Monthly Wrap-Up}

May 2019

Hi everybody, and welcome to my (belated) May wrap up!

As you may have noticed, I’ve been a little less active on the blog lately and that’s because I’ve been a little overwhelmed with life-stuff (apologies for that, and more info below). But my reading, listening and watching-life have been pretty good anyway (thanks to the wonderful invention of audiobooks, so I can stand in traffic for hours each week and still get my reading done!)

Here’s what I’ve been up to this month:

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Blog Tour: If It Makes You Happy by Claire Kann {ARC Review & Give-Away}


Hi everyone, and welcome to my stop for the If It Makes You Happy Blog Tour!

As a huge fan of Claire Kann’s Let’s Talk About Love, I was beyond thrilled to have been chosen as a host for the Xpresso Reads Blog Tour for her new book If It Makes You Happy, and to receive an advance copy to read and review. So please check out my (spoiler-free) review below and if I managed to convince you, then please enter the international give-away to win a print copy of the book for yourself!

Note: Check out the other stops on this blog tour here.

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