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Thoughts for Thursday: How To Un-haul Books

Unhauling books is a question that comes up for book bloggers and hoarders all the time. We buy a lot of books, and eventually, space becomes a rare commodity. The question i, how do you actually unhaul books? As a self-confessed hoarder (of books, and admittedly, everything else), this is what works for me. Take… Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: How To Un-haul Books

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Bookish Baking #14: Baz and Levi’s Pumpkin Mocha Breve (Fangirl/Carry On)

Pumpkin Mocha Breve Ingredients: 3 tablespoons espresso powder (Cafe Bustelo is my favorite) 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice mix pinch ground spices, such as cinnamon or cardamom, optional 1/4 cup liquid chai drink (its like concentrated chai tea, sold at most grocery stores, and is used for making coffee and tea drinks)… Continue reading Bookish Baking #14: Baz and Levi’s Pumpkin Mocha Breve (Fangirl/Carry On)

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Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

I'd never had sour cherry scones before Watford. Just raisin ones–and more often plain, and always something that came from the shop, then got left in an oven too long.           At Watford, there are fresh-baked cherry scones for breakfast every day if you want them. And again in the afternoon… Continue reading Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

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Favorite Books of the Decade: 2010-2019

So, this past decade, I was 10 (2010) to 20 (turned in 2019) years old, so a lot of reading, and a lot of formative reading was done. Here are the ten books that most stick out as my favorite of the decade, narrowed to those published within the peace as well.  

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Rec Your Friday: New Year – A Book That’s Been On Your TBR Forever That You HAVE To Get To

January 3rd 2020 Prompt: New Year – A Book That’s Been On Your TBR Forever That You HAVE To Get To The series is Rec Your Friday, and each week there is a theme. The way this works is simple: Choose a book you’re dying to read or recommend a favorite book. Then, recommend a… Continue reading Rec Your Friday: New Year – A Book That’s Been On Your TBR Forever That You HAVE To Get To

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Mid-Year Freak Out Tag – 2019

I was tagged by the amazing Orangutan Librarian. Check them out! Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag! Mid Year Freak Out Tag – 2018 BEST BOOK YOU’VE READ YET IN 2019 BEST SEQUEL YOU’VE READ SO FAR IN 2019 Literally no sequels... NEW RELEASE YOU HAVEN’T READ YET BUT WANT TO MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASE FOR THE SECOND HALF… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Tag – 2019

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Soul-Ripping Romance Tag

Look who's actually doing her tags!!! Siobhan's Novelties, tagged me. Please check her out! Thank the person who tagged you and create a pingback to the original author – Nel at Reactionary Tales. Share at least 5 (but more are welcome) romances that tugged your heartstrings. They can be from books, movies, TV shows, manga; anything you… Continue reading Soul-Ripping Romance Tag

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Sunshine Blogger Award #6

Thanks so much to the lovely The Orangutan Librarian . Definitely worth checking them out! The SunShine Blogger Award Sunshine Blogger Award#2 Sunshine Blogger Award #3 Sunshine Blogger Award #4 The Sunshine Blogger Award #5 RULES Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blogging site. Answer the questions. Nominate 11… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award #6

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Where to Begin?

The Magician’s Nephew and The Horse and His Boy are set earlier in the story of Narnia, but published after, making them some sort of prequel. When first published, the books were not numbered. C.S. Lewis’s reply to a letter from an American reading who was having an argument with his mother on the subject: I think… Continue reading The Chronicles of Narnia: Where to Begin?