On the Road: Toronto

As most of you know, I took a month hiatus from blogging from Mid-May until Mid-June. Posts were still scheduled, but I rarely interacted on the blog. So, today’s post is going to be a little different than my usual book-related discussions as I spotlight the highlights of my trip to Canada.

The experience itself was incredible overall. I met some amazing people, reconnected with my relatives, explored some epic cities, and learned a lot about myself along the way. I’ll go into details about that in a future post, but for today I’m going to talk about the first leg of my trip. Toronto.

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Cover Reveal: Only a Breath Apart by Katie McGarry

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I am so excited to be taking part in the cover reveal for Katie McGarry’s latest Young Adult novel. As most of you know, her books are so addictive and tugs at the heartstrings. Only a Breath Apart sounds like an emotional journey, one that will push our main characters to the limit. Without further ado, here is the official book cover for Only a Breath Apart. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday: Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton

Publication Date: December 4th, 2018

Goodreads Summary
For fans of television shows Black Mirror and Westworld, this compelling, mind-bending novel is a twisted look into the future, exploring how far we will go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimen and what it means to be human at all.

Set in our world, spanning the near to distant futures, Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful is a novel made up of six interconnected stories that ask how far we will go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimens, and how hard that will push the definition of “human.”

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Top Ten Tuesday: Summer TBR 2018

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and Bookish and hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

I’ve talked about why I don’t typically set a TBR list. So I like to think of this as a wish list of books I’d like to read in the Summer. I only ticked off two books on my Spring TBR, so I’ve not mentioned the books on that list as they’ve already been carried over to this list. Here are the books I hope to read this Summer.

 

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Review: Invictus by Ryan Graudin

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Publication Date: September 26th, 2017 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Young Adult, Sci-fi & Fantasy, Time Travel
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Goodreads Summary
Time flies when you’re plundering history.

Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in Rome in 95 AD, Far’s birth defies the laws of nature. Exploring history himself is all he’s ever wanted, and after failing his final time-traveling exam, Far takes a position commanding a ship with a crew of his friends as part of a black market operation to steal valuables from the past.

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What I’ve Been Watching #4

This is the first official post since my return from Canada and I am already itching to fly back out. During my time there I didn’t actually watch a lot of productions. The first three films I mention in this post were my in-flight entertainment. However, sometimes you need a Netflix and chill night just to unwind after the day’s activities so I did some casual viewing on the side. The only stress inducing viewing was the Stanley Cup Playoffs. I was on the edge of my seat for the entire series. Not gonna lie, my shouty voice came out a few times because I was so frustrated with some of the plays I’d seen. Anyway, here’s a list of what I’ve been watching.

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Waiting on Wednesday: 96 Words for Love

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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96 Words for Love by Rachel Roy & Ava Dash

Publication Date: January 15th, 2019

Goodreads Summary
James Patterson Presents a modern retelling of a classic Indian legend, 96 Words for Love is a touching coming-of-age story that reads like Eat, Pray, Love for teens.

Ever since her acceptance to UCLA, 17-year-old Raya Liston has been quietly freaking out. She feels simultaneously lost and trapped by a future already mapped out for her.

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