Book Blog, Bookish Tips & Lists, Guest Posts

5 Great Books That Will Inspire Wanderlust

July 27, 2016

The following post is a guest post written by the lovely Caroline from Culture Coverage. In the midst of my hiatus while traveling, I thought this would be a fitting piece to post now! Enjoy! One of the most beautiful things about books is their power to transport you to another place, time or even universe. Through the adventures of others, we can vicariously explore worlds that often don’t even exist. However, unfortunately sharing these epic journeys with our favorite characters often gives us our own case of itchy feet. These five enchanting novels are not only excellent reads; they are also sure to give you severe wanderlust. Encapsulating both the spirit of travel, with…

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Top Ten Tuesday #2: Most Underrated Books

July 5, 2016

  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic was Top Ten Books With Less Than 2,000 Ratings. I altered it a bit to my Top Ten Eight Underrated Books. Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz ↳ Read more at Goodreads. “The dead don’t talk. I don’t know why.” But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant. Odd Thomas thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, if possessed of a certain measure of talent at the Pico Mundo Grill and rapturously in love with the most beautiful girl in the world, Stormy Llewellyn.    …

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Review: The Killing Jar

July 4, 2016

Original Title: The Killing Jar Author: RS McCoy Edition: Paperback, 400 pages Published: June 28th, 2016 by RS McCoy Characters: Mable Wilkinson, Silas Arrenstein Rating: 4/5 Synopsis from Goodreads: Earth is dying, circling the drain on life support. The future of the human race depends on space exploration, but they’re running out of time. Parasitic insects are systematically killing the best scientific minds but no one knows why. Mable Wilkinson is the last hope to figure it out, she just doesn’t know it yet. For years, her resourcefulness, intelligence, and penchant for problem-solving have put her at the top of a very short list of researchers, only she doesn’t want to be part of it.…

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The Monday Musts #2

July 4, 2016

The Monday Musts is a weekly meme hosted by Jessica at Lovin’ Los Libros in which we talk about our must reads, must listens, and must sees of the week! Must Read If you are one of the few people in the world who haven’t read The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater, then I urge you to do so. Okay, I still haven’t read The Raven King (even though I made a big fuss about buying it when it came out). I’ve had every opportunity to read it, but honestly, I just don’t want it to end!

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June Rewind: Book Haul, Reviews, & Recap

July 1, 2016

Okay, I’m going to attempt to do my first ever wrap up post which consist of books I received this month, a recap of posts from this month, and a little lifestyle update (i.e. just talking about my boring life), and a little look into what’s ahead for July, including my tbr. Book Haul First, let’s start with all the physical books that I picked up or were sent to me this month. I grabbed the Harry Potter: The Creature Vault when it was on sale at Book Outlet. It’s SO beautiful. I can’t wait to be able to take beautiful pictures of it with the rest of my Harry Potter books and merchandise. Then,…

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