Book Blog, Bookish Things, Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday: Stealing Snow

June 29, 2016

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s anticipated future release is: Title: Stealing Snow Author: Danielle Paige Expected Publication: September 16th, 2016 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens Synopsis from Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Snow has spent the majority of her life within the walls of the Whittaker Institute, a high security mental hospital in upstate New York. Deep down, she knows she’s not crazy and doesn’t belong there. When she meets a mysterious, handsome new orderly and dreams about a strange twisted tree she realizes she must escape and figure out who she really is. Using her trusting friend Bale as a distraction,…

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Book Blog, Bookish Tips & Lists

3 Reasons Why You Should Read The Killing Jar

June 28, 2016

Happy Book Birthday to RS McCoy’s The Killing Jar! You can pick up her new sci-fi romance at Amazon and other booksellers today! Author: RS McCoy Genre: Science Fiction Romance Release Date: June 28, 2016 Blurb: 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…

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Book Blog, Bookish Things, The Monday Musts

The Monday Musts #1

June 27, 2016

I made a calendar to schedule blog posts a long time ago and never implemented it. I’m really going to start trying as of today. I want to blog at least 5 days per week and start doing more than just reviews and the occasional tags. I also want to try to do more discussions, guest posts, interviews, etc. so if you are interested in any of the aforementioned feel free to email me at perusingpages@gmail.com! As part of my new schedules, I will start doing The Monday Musts, which I recently discovered thanks to Lila at The Bookkeeper’s Secret. The Monday Musts is a weekly meme hosted by Jessica at Lovin’ Los Libros in…

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Book Blog, Bookish Things, Bookish Tips & Lists, Tags

Hamilton Book Tag

June 17, 2016

Thank you to Melanie over at It’s A Bookish Thing for tagging me in the Hamilton Book Tag way back in March. (I know, right? I’m such a terrible blogger.) Anyway, like most of America, I’m straight #Hamiltrash. Go ahead and throw me in the gutter. I’ll never apologize for my obsession. If you have somehow avoided this amazing musical, I urge you to stop depriving yourself of greatness. After that amazing sweep at the Hamil…Tony Awards and in celebration of finally purchasing my very own ticket to see the play, I’m more than motivated to do this post. Without further ado, here are my book picks for the Hamilton book tag. I’ll leave you to it!…

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Book Blog, Cover Reveals

Cover Reveal: The Killing Jar

May 23, 2016

Author: RS McCoy Genre: Science Fiction Romance Cover Designer: Kit Foster Design Pre-Order: http://amzn.to/1ZeTpyr Release Date: June 28, 2016 Blurb: 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. Cast out at sixteen, Mable wrote off the problems of the…

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Book Blog, Book Reviews

ARC Review: With Malice

May 19, 2016

Original Title: With Malice by Eileen Cook Edition: Kindle, 320 pages Published: June 7, 2016 by HMH Books For Young Readers Characters: Jill Charron, Simone McIvory Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron’s senior trip to Italy was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. And then the accident happened. Waking up in a hospital room, her leg in a cast, stitches in her face, and a big blank canvas where the last 6 weeks should be, Jill comes to discover she was involved in a fatal accident in her travels abroad. She was jetted home by her affluent father in order to receive quality care. Care that includes a lawyer. And a press…

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Book Blog, Bookish Tips & Lists, Guest Posts

D.K. Stone’s Top 5 Writing Tricks

May 13, 2016

Today, Danika Stone, author of the recently released mystery novel Edge of Wild (Stonehouse Publishing) and the upcoming young adult contemporary novel All the Feels (Macmillan), joins the blog to help inspire and guide all of you aspiring writers out there. Keep reading as Danika shares her top five writing tricks! Everyone likes to give advice. (Writers even more than usual!) We just don’t like to follow it. So when I was asked to write a post on my top five writing tricks, I really had to think about what  was going to say. What works for me won’t necessarily work for everyone. But there are little things that may translate. Writing can be a solitary, difficult…

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Book Blog, Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Hippopotamister by John Patrick Green

May 10, 2016

Original Title: Hippopotamister by John Patrick Green Edition: Hardcover, 96 pages Published: May 10, 2016 by First Second Characters: Hippo, Red Panda Rating: 4/5 Goodreads, Macmillian Description:The zoo isn’t what it used to be. It’s run down, and Hippo hardly ever gets any visitors. So he decides to set off for the outside with his friend Red Panda. To make it in the human world, Hippo will have to become a Hippopotamister: he’ll have to act like a human, get a job, and wear a hat as a disguise. He’s a good employee, whether he’s a construction worker, a hair stylist, or a sous chef. But what he really needs is a job where he…

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Book Review: Edge of Wild by D.K. Stone

May 3, 2016

Original Title: Edge of Wild by D.K. Stone Edition: Paperback, 329 pages Published: May 1st, 2016 by Stonehouse Publishing Characters: Rich Evans, Louise Newman Rating: 4/5 Goodreads, Amazon Description: Transplanted from New York City to the tiny mountain town of Waterton, Alberta with the task of saving a floundering new hotel, Rich Evans is desperate to return to the city as soon as he can. The locals seem unusually hostile towards his efforts, or maybe even menacing, and was that a cougar on his door-step last night? As Rich begins to wonder whether his predecessor disappeared of his own accord, he finds himself strongly drawn to Louise Newman, the garage mechanic who is fixing his…

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