Book Review: Fame, Fate and the First Kiss by Kasie West

Lacey Barnes has dreamt of being in a movie for as long as she can remember. However, while her dream did include working alongside the hottest actor in Hollywood, it didn’t involve having to finish up her senior year of high school at the same time she was getting her big break. Although that is nothing compared to Donavan, the straight-laced student her father hires to tutor her, who is a full-on nightmare.

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Top Ten Tuesday – Favorite Swoonworthy Moments in Books!

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 a freebie and I honestly had a really hard time coming up with something! So I decided it would be fun to do a throwback to one of my old TTTs from 2013! I’m going to try to keep this to books only, which I did not do in 2013!

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Holiday Reads!

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 is all about holiday books. Now this is kind of open ended so I tried to pick Christmas-y, winter-y type of books but I also picked some books that I just love to read this time of year. Enjoy!

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Book Review: Confessions of an Unlikely Runner by Dana L Ayers, Originally Posted on A Nerd Girl Gets Fit

Review Originally Posted on  A Nerd Girl Gets Fit

I definitely didn’t expect to write a book review on this blog. I usually keep that pretty much exclusively on the What A Nerd Girl Says blog. However, I was scrolling through Facebook this morning before work and I saw a book recommendation on one of my running groups. I’ve been looking for some good non-fiction running books that I can relate to and this one was also on sale for only 2.99 for the ebook and I immediately bought it. I’m glad I did because I read it in one day. I am structuring the review similar to how I structure my reviews on my regular blog because I think it just works!

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November Wrap Up and December Goals!

November was an interesting month, to say the least. I attempted NaNoWriMo for the 7th year in a row and though I managed to write 43K words for my brand new contemporary novel, I didn’t technically win because I didn’t reach the elusive 50K goal. I spent a lot of my month writing and a lot of my month running, which means I did not do a lot of reading, which you can see below with the TWO books I managed to read that month.

The blog was also in peril for most of the month – something happened to it, I still don’t quite understand and it took some time and patience and hard work by my friend/webmaster extraordinaire to bring it back to life. Therefore…there also wasn’t a lot of blogging done in the month of November either. I still share the few things below so definitely make sure to check it out!

Here’s the very small recap of the month plus my December goals!

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