A Curse so Dark and Lonely ..

A Curse so Dark and Lonely Book Review

  This was probably the most interesting take on the beauty and the beast story that I have read yet. Our Main character Harper has cerbel palsey but she doesn’t let that define her. She saves a girl who was obviously drugged from being taken by some guy by hitting him with a crow bar. (Yes she really is that b*tch) She ends up being taken instead to the Kingdom of Emberfall where she learns there is a curse done by a enchantress scorned. Harper is desperate to get back home to her brother who she was lookout for when […]

Posted January 14, 2019
Book Review
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Jessica and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Books added […]

Posted January 13, 2019
The Monster Report
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Biannual Bibliothon TBR

Biannual Bibliothon TBR

The Biannual Bibliothon is a readathon that is hosted by a bunch of booktubers where there are reading and video challenges, I will just be doing the reading challenges. It starts January 12th and goes until the 18th. The twitter handle for the readathon is @BBibliothon Read the Group Book –   Read one of the hosts five star reads –   A book that got you into reading –   An adult genre –   Least favorite genre with favorite format (or vice-versa) –    A book with a cover you don’t like –   A book by an author you have never read –  […]

Posted January 10, 2019
Readathon, TBR
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Jessica and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Books added […]

Posted January 7, 2019
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Bout of Books 24

Bout of Books 24

Bout of Books 24 Not excited to go back to work, but I am excited for Bout of Books! Sign up on the Bout of Books blog! You won’t regret it. For those that don’t know what Bout of Books is… here you go: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 7th and runs through Sunday, January 13th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these […]

Posted January 6, 2019
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Kristen’s End of Year..

Kristen’s End of Year Survey 2018

2018 End of Year Survey Hosted by The Perpetual Page-Turner **2018 READING STATS** Number Of Books You Read: 320 (WOW – I went over my 313 from last year) Number of Re-Reads: 12 Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy   1. Best Book You Read In 2018?      Adult: Tyrant’s Throne by Sebastian De Castell Young Adult: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo Middle Grade: Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Peter Auxier Graphic Novel: Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Penelope Bagieu Audiobook: Illuminae by Amy Kaufman and Jay Kristoff 2. Book You Were Excited About […]

Posted January 5, 2019
Bookish
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Jessica’s End of Year..

Jessica’s End of Year Survey 2018

2018 End of Year Survey Hosted by The Perpetual Page-Turner **2018 READING STATS** Number Of Books You Read: 291 (my goal was 275) Number of Re-Reads: 13 Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy   1. Best Book You Read In 2018? Adult:  Young Adult:  Middle Grade:   Graphic Novel:  Audiobook:  2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?  Victorian Era England with some supernatural elements it should’ve been right up my alley but it was incredibly boring and I hated it.  3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) […]

Posted January 5, 2019
Bookish
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December in Review

December in Review

Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog…      more personally…   Life: Things were crazy in December. I was wrapping up the CYBILs judging, celebrating my birthday and Christmas, and also being observed teaching at work for my evaluation (on my actual birthday two days before Winter break…). It was a bit of a […]

Posted January 3, 2019
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