March Wrap Up and April TBR

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    It’s time for my monthly Wrap Up and TBR post!

    The aim of this reading game is to help me read more books and hopefully get on top of the ever-growing To Be Read pile.  The more books I read, the more books I can buy.  The more books I can buy, the more books I can read  It’s a win-win, right?

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    6th April 2019

    Disappointing Reads #4

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    One of the worst feelings as a book lover is when you have such high hopes for a book, and it ends up being disappointing.  This series documents the books that have disappointed me; it can either act as a warning or even pique your interest in a new read.

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    11th March 2019

    February Wrap Up and March TBR

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    It’s time for my monthly Wrap Up and TBR post!

    The aim of this reading game is to help me read more books and hopefully get on top of the ever-growing To Be Read pile.  The more books I read, the more books I can buy.  The more books I can buy, the more books I can read  It’s a win-win, right?

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    3rd March 2019

    To Be Perfectly Honest by Jess Vallance

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    Am I writing reviews to avoid college work, or am I doing my college work to avoid writing reviews?  No one will ever know.  Here are my thoughts on To Be Perfectly Honest by Jess Vallance. 

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    To Be Perfectly Honest by Jess Vallance

    Publication Date: 7th February 2019
    Publisher: 
    Hot Key Books
    Genre: YA
    Format:
    Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review
    Synopsis: 
    For fifty days, I, Grace Georgina Dart, promise to be completely 100% honest at all times.  When she uncovers a family secret, Gracie decides she’s had enough of lies.  Honesty, at whatever the cost, becomes her new pledge.   But how does total honesty go down when you’ve a family dinner to go to, a job interview to get through and a new girlfriend to impress?

     

     

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    18th February 2019

    Disappointing Reads #3

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    One of the worst feelings as a book lover is when you have such high hopes for a book, and it ends up being disappointing.  This series documents the books that have disappointed me; it can either act as a warning or even pique your interest in a new read.

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    10th February 2019

    Happy Girl Lucky by Holly Smale

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    In January, I managed to review all the books on my monthly TBR – yay me!  Can I pull it off again in February?  I hope so!  To kick things off, here are my thoughts on Happy Girl Lucky by Holly Smale.

    Happy Girl Lucky by Holly SmaleHappy Girl Lucky by Holly Smale

    Publication Date: 7th February 2019
    Publisher:
    HarperCollins Children’s
    Genre:  YA
    Format: 
    Review copy from Netgalley provided for free in exchange for an honest review
    Synopsis:
    Sisters Hope, Faith and Mercy have everything: fame, success, money and beauty. But what Hope wants most of all is love, and it doesn’t matter how far she has to go to find it.  Except real-life isn’t like the movies. Even if you’re a Valentine . . .

     

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    9th February 2019

    January Wrap Up and February TBR

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    It’s time for my monthly Wrap Up and TBR post!

    The aim of this reading game is to help me read more books and hopefully get on top of the ever-growing To Be Read pile.  The more books I read, the more books I can buy.  The more books I can buy, the more books I can read  It’s a win-win, right?

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    1st February 2019

    #TopTenTuesday – The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List

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    It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday!  We’re almost one month into 2019, and the books are already piling up.  Why did I choose 2019 as the year I went back to college?  I need my free time more than ever!  *wails dramatically*  This week’s prompt is all about the most recent additions to our to-read lists, and considering I add new books to my Want To Read shelf daily, I had no trouble picking my top ten.

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    29th January 2019