Waiting on Wednesday (27)

Today’s Waiting on Wednesday post is all about the super anticipated – at least by me – sophomore novel by Alexa Donne, entitled The Stars We Steal. Alexa’s first novel, Brightly Burning, was an awesome sci-fi retelling of Jane Eyre and I loved it so much. I am counting down the days until The Stars We Steal, even though I have to wait SOOO long.

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Books Books That I Refuse to Let Anyone Borrow

The Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly challenge post previously hosted by The Broke and Bookish and now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. You can follow along for each weekly post here. This week’s post was originally the ten books that you owned that you would not let anyone TOUCH. I modified it a little to do the ten books I refuse to let anyone borrow.

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My Abortion Story and Why We Need to Stop the Handmaids Tale Path of Georgia, Alabama and Missouri

Over the past few years, I’ve felt more and more compelled to tell my story. I don’t know that it’ll make a difference but I’m tired of staying silent. I’m not ashamed of the choice I’ve made but it’s been easier to keep quiet for a couple reasons. One, it’s honestly been no one’s business. Two, it was easier to avoid anyone’s judgment. But I’m tired of it. I’m not ashamed.

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April Books and Blog Wrap Up and May Goals!

Welcome to my monthly recap, where I recap the previous month and share my reading goals for the next month! I used to just strictly share what books I’d wanted to read and what I’d read but I am trying a new thing where I share all the posts from the month as well, in case you missed anything and want to catch up! Let’s see how this goes.

April was a very slow month for me. I reread a LOT. I just couldn’t get into any books and I was so busy preparing for our move. Now that we are getting settled into the new place, I really want to get back to reading! I think I’m behind on my GoodReads challenge now…

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Flashback Friday Review: Baby-Sitters on Board by Ann M Martin

The Flashback Friday review is where I take a book I recently reread and review it with new eyes. It could be a book I’m reading for the second, third, fourth or millionth time. Some books haven’t been read in years so its fun to flashback and see if my opinion has changed!

This week’s book is a book I read a few weeks ago when they announced that Netflix was working on a Baby-Sitter’s Club series. I hadn’t read any of those books in ages and I LOVED the Super Specials. I loved that you got multiple points of view and I loved that they were always so over the top and just so fun. I decided to reread the first one, where the baby-sitters go on a cruise and Disney World adventure, because that was one of my favorites when I was younger!

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