July 2021 Wrap-Up

I’ve noticed a trend over the last few months and it has continued into July – I tend to do most of my reading in the second half of the month, for whatever reasons, but it’s been working for me. But I started feeling slumpy after Summerween, but then I got on a Kindle Unlimited  kick and that definitely helped. 

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First Lines Fridays #120

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

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Karen Lynch Urban Fantasy series Overview

This post is going to be a bit different. Back in June, I reread one of Karen Lynch’s urban fantasy/paranormal romance series that I loved from 2013 and then I read the rest of her books too. All of her series are so much fun and are so easy to breeze through – I read all of them over a week. So I thought I’d share all of them here together in a non spilery way to talk about there addicting books.

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WWW Wednesday #133

WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam@TakingOnAWorldofWords and was formerly hosted by MizBADailyRhythm and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three question. It’s open to anyone to participate, even without a blog you can comment on Sam’s post with your own answer. It’s a great way to share what you’ve been reading! All you have to do is answer three questions and share a link to your blog in the comments of Sam’s blog.


What are you currently reading?

What did you recently finish reading?

What do you think you’ll read next?

As always, click the book’s title to go to the Goodreads page!

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Blog Tour | Up All Night ed. by Laura Silverman Review

Up All Night: 13 Stories between Sunset and SunriseTitle: Up All Night: 13 Stories Between Sunset and Sunrise

Edited By: Laura Silverman

Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.5 Stars)

Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers

Release Date: July 15, 2021

As a night owl, I was beyond excited for this anthology set between dusk and dawn. I am happy to say that I enjoyed this and found some great stories by authors I love, and a few by some new-to-me authors as well -which I always my favorite part of anthologies! Continue reading