Blogoween

BLOGOWEEN DAY 6: The Sacrifice

Blogoween has been thriving! And today is equally as haunting as the others as today marks my turn in hosting! I’m so excited to see all of the posts you guys will make in these coming days during my reign of evil (mwuahahahahaha) but first a HUGE shout out to Anna @ The Bursting Bookshelf for the epic prompts and for being an AMAZING host!! If you haven’t seen her prompts for Blogoween, please please please go check them out! I promise you will have a spooktacular time with them!

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Don’t forget there is a Blogoween Giveaway going on here on my blog for a chance to win a book of your choice from Book Depository! Opened to US and Internationally!! Click here to check out my announcement post for more details! Good Luck!

For my first day of hosting I have a little something cooked up in the cauldron for you story tellers that I think you will have a lot of fun with: Continue reading “BLOGOWEEN DAY 6: The Sacrifice”

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Blogoween

BLOGOWEEN DAY 5: GIVEAWAY!

We have finally reached the middle of Blogoween and I have been having so much fun reading everyone’s posts! You guys have seriously made this event an amazing experience and have made me one happy mama pumpkin!

To celebrate our first year doing Blogoween and the spooktacular-ness that you all are, I thought it would be fun to host a giveaway! I’ve been itching to do a giveaway since I started this blog earlier this year and I thought what better time to do it than during one of the greatest times of the year! In this giveaway, one winner will have the chance to choose a book of their choice from Book Depository, up to a $20 USD value!

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The Rules

  • Must be 18+, or have parent’s consent.
  • Open to both U.S. and Internationally! Just as long as Book Depository ships to your country!
  • Must be following me (please don’t follow me and then unfollow!)
  • Leave a comment on this post, letting me know what book you would like to win!
  • Winner must respond within 48 hours of being contacted, or another winner will be chosen.
  • Giveaway ends on 11:59 PM EST on October 31st, 2018.

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-ENTER THE GIVEAWAY HERE!-

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 What book would you like to win? Let me know in the comments! Happy Reading Story Tellers! signature

 

 

 

 

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BLOGOWEEN DAY 1: Halloween Creatures Tag 2.0

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HAPPY OCTOBER 1ST MY BEAUTIFUL GREMLINS! I can’t believe October is finally here–I can’t believe BLOGOWEEN is finally here! I am legit so excited for the days to come and to see all of y’all’s spooktacular/autumn vibing posts! Clo and I have worked so hard to make this a reality and I am stupid excited to see it come alive!

If you don’t know what Blogoween is then you are in for a treat! It’s a month-long event co-organized by myself and Clo @ Book Dragons, as well as hosted by a slew of amazing book bloggers where we create posts centering around the thoeme of Halloween and/r Autumn! If interested you can click here for more info and to sign up! 

Our first prompt of the month comes from the amazing Anthony @ Keep Reading Forward, which if you haven’t followed him yet YOU TOTALLY SHOULD! To kick off Blogoween this year, he has reinvented his Halloween Creatures Book tag and has so nicely tagged me in it! Thank you Anthony!

So the rules for this are rather simple: Answer all the prompts and answer honestly, tag 1-13 people, Link back to the original post, don’t forget to credit the creator (Anthony @ Keep Reading Forward), and last but not least have fun! Continue reading “BLOGOWEEN DAY 1: Halloween Creatures Tag 2.0”

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The Entertainer Book Tag

Entertainer.pngMy amazing and genius partner in Crime, Clo @ Book Dragons, tagged me to do this super fun tag. Which first off, Thank you Clo! And secondly, guys go check out her Blog, it’s what dragon dreams are made of!

So evidently the way that this tag works is that I answer the questions that Clo left for me and then I ask my own questions for those I tag at the end! Without further ado–let’s do this!


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A book/series you picked up, which has taught you something invaluable

There are so many series that have taught me something along the way, so it is hard to only choose one without paying homage to the hundreds of other books that have left their mark on my life and who I am today. However, the first to come to mind is A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas. I know that this series is super problematic, but I grew so much as a person from this series–especially from the second installment. I learned that people aren’t always as they appear (this can be good or bad) and that you can’t love someone or something until you can love yourself–which is something I struggled (and continue to struggle) grasping until I read Feyre’s journey. Continue reading “The Entertainer Book Tag”

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August Wrap Up + BLOGOWEEN

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How is this year almost over?!

August is officially done and over with and so much has happened these past thirty days that I can’t even wrap my head around it. I didn’t read as much as I usually do, but wow-oh-wow was August jam-packed with adulting changes. I started a new job, got a car (still need a license…slowly but surely we are getting there people), my dog (Mr. Chips) finally has overcome his fear of driving in the car at night and now loves it, and I made some

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amazing new friends here in this blogging world!

But can I just say HOW FREAKING PUMPED I AM FOR FALL AND WINTER!? Y’all my favorite time of year is only thirty days away! My happy-go-lucky ass is breaking out all the cardigans, combat boots, candles, and fuzzy blankets I own–AND I AM HERE FOR IT. Not to mention this year is going to be even greater since I’ll be hosting/participating in BLOGOWEEN AND BLOGMAS with a bunch of my friends here in the bookblogging world! But I’ll talk more about that later on in the post. Continue reading “August Wrap Up + BLOGOWEEN”

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May Wrap Up

 

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Hello world and Hello June!

I hope everyone has had a great reading month these past thirty-one days; I know I have, which is really shocking for me, because I could have sworn I barely read anything in the month of May, but according to Goodreads I have read a total of 13 books this month. Not to mention I have seen some great finales and music has been on fire each week this month. Continue reading “May Wrap Up”

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Studly Period by Sarina Bowen [Review]

Studly Period (The Ivy Years, #3.5)Genres: Contemporary New Adult Romance
Publisher: N/A
Publication Date: March 20th 2018
Source: Newsletter/E-mail
Format: Serial
Rating:fangirlstarsfangirlstarsfangirlstars

“A serialized story from Sarina Bowen.
Get it here only. 

There are 1016 people in the freshman class at Harkness College. I can’t be the only socially awkward nerd girl virgin among them. Right?
It’s time I learn to talk to guys without blushing and stammering. So I take a confidence-building job at the student tutoring center. Twelve bucks an hour, plus human interaction. What could go wrong?
A fun-loving French Canadian hockey hunk, that’s what.
When Pepe Gerault sits down at my tutoring table, my brain shuts off and my mouth goes right into hyperdrive. Even the sound of my name on his lips—Josephine—gives me a mini orgasm.
I want to hand him my V-card. But all I manage to hand him is…my thesaurus. And my dignity. All seems lost, until I hatch a plan to get him alone…” — Goodreads Synopsis
Continue reading “Studly Period by Sarina Bowen [Review]”