First Lines Fridays #81

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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Bullet Book Review | Six of Crows & Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2)

Title: Six of Crows & Crooked Kingdom

Author: Leigh Bardugo

Rating: ★★★★☆

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Release Dates: September 29, 2015 & September 27, 2016

“No mourners. No funerals. Among them, it passed for ‘good luck.”

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T10T | Books I’m Avoiding on My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature formerly hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and is currently hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl

I love talking about my ever-growing TBR, so this week’s topic is a fun one. We’re talking about books on our TBR that we’ve been avoiding or putting off for one reason or another. Honestly for me, there’s probably not a good reason at all. I just keep reaching for newer books but I hope that getting these down will change that – especially because I own all but 3 of them! Continue reading

The Lover Book Tag

Another Sunday, another book tag.

I’m very excited to do the LOVER BOOK TAG this week! I was eagerly waiting for some one more creative than me to create this tag and of course it was the always wonderful Vicky from @WhatVickyReads (with a little help from @SammysShelf) . So make sure you go and show them some love for being such amazing bloggers

Now if you haven’t listened to Lover yet, you absolutely should and while you’re at it, take part in this tag too! If you do take part in this tag, here are the rules:

  1. Give credit to the creator (that would be ME!)
  2. Tag 5 Friends
  3. HAVE FUN!

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WWW Wednesday #85

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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