The Dressmaker’s Secret and Ivy Introspective by Kellyn Roth

The "blogosphere". It truly is an amazing thing. Admittedly, I am new to this whole blogging thing. And unfortunately, I've had a difficult time making blogging a priority over the past couple weeks. In spite of that, one of the best things about the “blogosphere” is the community that it creates. It’s a great way …

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Review of The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

Teacher Tuesday #1 || In which I review The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

I am a loud-and-proud, avid reader. (obviously) Honestly, it's one of my favorite things about myself, even though it sometimes leads to awkward conversations: "So, what do you like to do in your free time?" "Um . . . read." *proceeds to just look at me* (based on real-life happenings) Being an avid reader isn't seen …

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A fantastic book review about A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR #1) by Sarah J. Maas

I am currently obsessed with anything written by Sarah J. Maas. #noshame I was blown away by Empire of Storms, and I'm still in a state of book hangover. It's a real thing!  Anyway, since the next book in the Throne of Glass series isn’t released until September, I had to find another series to occupy …

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That Time I Decided I Needed to Write an Entire Essay about Thirteen Reasons Why

This is going to be a controversial post, but I think it’s a dialogue we need to have. As most of you know (unless you’ve been living under a rock) Netflix recently released 13 Reasons Why, a series based on Jay Asher’s novel of the same title (except that the book spells out “thirteen”; the …

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Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) by Sarah J. Maas

I'm fairly certain my heart is broken. But I'm not entirely sure, because Sarah J. Maas left us hanging at the end! Gah!! (FYI - spoiler free review for your viewing pleasure. I'll give my unadulterated thoughts later.) Empire of Storms follows the continued saga of Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. Aelin and her court …

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