First Lines Fridays #35

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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Top 5 Wednesday | Genre-Bending Books

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly challenge for book bloggers, vloggers, and book lovers, hosted by Lainey and Sam. The goal is to choose their top 5 picks for the week’s given challenge. Find out more on the  Goodreads group page!

This week’s topic is all about books that bend genres or are hard to classify. This is a fun category because you can get some really great and unique books by blending genres. So here are my picks for genre-bending books, and as always click on the title to check out the book’s Goodreads page.

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Top 10 Tuesday | Autumn Covers Envy

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish

Now fall is my favorite time of the year, and I’ve already celebrated it a bit on my blog. You can check out my mini-book recommendation for books perfect for fall, or the fall book tag! This week, we’re talking book covers that make you think of fall! I’m in love with this topic, because as I said, I love all things fall, and I’m a book cover junkie. So here are 10 book covers that make me thing of fall – 6 I’ve read, and 4 from my TBR!


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Dreamy Book Covers | Book Tag

Another Sunday, another book tag!

I was tagged by the amazing Dani @PerpectiveofaWriter who is phenomenal in all things so make sure you check out her blog! This tag was created by Tiana @TheBookRaven so show her some live too!

Book covers are such a huge part of the reading experience! It’s what can draw you to a book, or make you want to stay far away. And we all judge books by the cover, so let’s look at some book covers!

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Top 10 Tuesday | Books Older Than 5 Years

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is a throwback freebie and I’m going to talk about books that were published 5 years ago. I know as readers we’re always excited about new releases and ARCs we can’t wait to read, but there are some amazing backlist books that deserve attention too! So let’s spotlight some books that you might have missed, some that went under your radar and just some old favorites!

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The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)

Title: The Diviners (The Diviners #1)

Author: Libba Bray

Rating:  ★★★★★

Release Date: September 18, 2012

“There is no greater power on this earth than story.” Will paced the length of the room. “People think boundaries and borders build nations. Nonsense—words do. Beliefs, declarations, constitutions—words. Stories. Myths. Lies. Promises. History.” Will grabbed the sheaf of newspaper clippings he kept in a stack on his desk. “This, and these”—he gestured to the library’s teeming shelves—“they’re a testament to the country’s rich supernatural history.”

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