From Packing Habits to Spending Habits — Ten Obvious Signs That You’re A Book Lover {Top Ten Tuesday}

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

Today I’m listing a few easy signs to help you diagnose yourself with bookloveritis. Ten symptoms any book lover will definitely recognize!

Of course, this post is meant to be for fun and is no definite guide to book lovers, as they come in different shapes and sizes and really there is only one main criteria for being a book lover: you’ve gotta love books!

(Also, I found all of these memes on Pinterest and claim no ownership)

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Edge-Of-Your-Seat, Scream-At-Your-Book, Nail-Biting Brilliance (& OMG THE FRIENDSHIP!) — House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas {Book Review}

House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. MaasTitle: House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1)
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: March 3rd, 2020
Standalone/Series: Series
Genre: Adult – Fantasy


My rating in stars: 5 stars
My rating in words: New all-time favorite



Bound by blood.
Tempted by desire.
Unleashed by destiny.

Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life—working hard all day and partying all night—until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars but the crimes start up again, Bryce finds herself at the heart of the investigation. She’ll do whatever it takes to avenge their deaths.

Hunt Athalar is a notorious Fallen angel, now enslaved to the Archangels he once attempted to overthrow. His brutal skills and incredible strength have been set to one purpose—to assassinate his boss’s enemies, no questions asked. But with a demon wreaking havoc in the city, he’s offered an irresistible deal: help Bryce find the murderer, and his freedom will be within reach.

As Bryce and Hunt dig deep into Crescent City’s underbelly, they discover a dark power that threatens everything and everyone they hold dear, and they find, in each other, a blazing passion—one that could set them both free, if they’d only let it.

With unforgettable characters, sizzling romance, and page-turning suspense, this richly inventive new fantasy series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas delves into the heartache of loss, the price of freedom—and the power of love.

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Intricate Worlds To Escape Into, Binge-Worthy Series & Top-Grade Humor – Book Recommendations For These Tough Times {Top Ten Tuesday}

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

Today’s topic was a genre freebie and though I’m not sure if this post 100% fits that topic, it still feels the most fitting to me. It’s no news to any of you that the world is in a pretty bad shape at the moment. The Corona Virus is spreading and lots of people around the world are affected. People are getting sick, stores are closing, lockdowns are happening more and more, people are staying home and worried as hell.

So this post is meant to help ease the pain some by providing light, fun book recommendations. Books that can help you escape to different worlds for a while. Books that are cute and fun and will help you smile. Books you can binge-read to help time go by.

I tried to incorporate some books I don’t recommend all the time, some lesser-talked-about gems, but I also couldn’t help myself and some often-talked-about favorites also… slipped in.

Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy!

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Seven Reasons Why You Should Try The Guild Codex Series by Annette Marie

7 reasons why you should try the guild codex

Look, I know you’ve all probably heard me rave about The Guild Codex series by Annette Marie at some point.  However, I’ve mostly been raving about each book individually and not yet about the series as a whole. So I fully understand it may still be a bit overwhelming for new readers to just pick up a series like this. You may be thinking, but what is this series even about? You may be thinking, but what if I’m not into urban fantasy? You may be thinking, but I have no idea where to even start with this?

Well, with the state of the world right now and all of us in dire need of some distraction AND with the next book in the series being released in April, I thought now would be a perfect time to put my raving to good use and tell you why you should pick up this series, right now!

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The Spring 2020 Releases I Want To Read {Top Ten Tuesday}

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

Today’s all about the books I’m planning to read this spring, and so I made a list featuring the books about to release this spring that I’m super excited about and want to read. Does this mean I’ll read them all this spring? Uhh, probably not. Does this mean all the backlist books on my TBR are giving me the angry stare because I keep looking at new books instead of just picking up my backlist books? Uhh, probably yes. Don’t worry backlist books, I’ll still get to you too! Some day…

But for now, get excited with me about these upcoming spring 2020 releases!

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The Authors I Love To Follow on Social Media {Top Ten Tuesday}

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

Though there is a lot of debate about the power and of course responsibility of social media, I personally do love how it brings fans closer to their idols, be it musical artists, actors, athletes, politicians, authors, or any other kind of idol. I myself love following some of my favorite authors on social media, and this can be for several reasons: maybe I like the upcoming book updates, maybe I like their art, maybe I like their personality, or maybe I like all of the above.

For whatever reason, here are 8 of the authors I most love to follow on social media:

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