Always Our Princess:: A Review of Leia, A Princess of Alderaan

This is a book that is supposed to pave the way for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you haven’t yet seen the movie, I’m going to be spoiler-free as much as possible.

Leia is a princess of Alderaan, and she realizes she’s more and more alone as she gets older. Her parents are busy with their social life,

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It's Monday! What Are You Reading

It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. While I haven’t read a lot lately,  I’ve been on a Star Wars kick (It’s THAT time of year, right?)… Yay! But we’ve also been doing a few other things… And I’m busy with all of the things I need to do before the end of the year.

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AlwaysReiding_Christmas Trees on Parade

It’s that time of the year again. It’s CHRISTMAS. Which always feels like there is something special in the air, and there’s a spirit of community that warms all of our hearts. This is also the time of year when Terri Steffes (of the blog Christmas Tree Lane) hosts a parade of trees within blogger’s homes. It IS the most wonderful time of the year, for sure.

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So what do you do when a favorite author responds to you?
Obviously you share it on your blog and not twitter because that might be creepy and you don’t want to scare them off even though they didn’t follow you because they have followed a lot of other more important people than you, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with just appreciating the reply and breathing slowly. And, also, when is their next book coming out?*

*picture this spoken all in one breath ala Six from Blossom:

Or we can just go with something from Community:

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::Confession Time::

I have a serious confession to make. Apart from all my paper love and sticker love, there is one other thing that I simply MUST have… PINS.
Not just any pins, mind you, enamel pins, specifically those that make me happy. Or remind me of a time or event that was special to me. Because of their size, they are easy to transport and even easier to store. Functionally, you can always use them to add a bit of flair to whatever you might be wearing that day.

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It's Monday! What Are You Reading

It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. I read a couple of things last week that I am working on reviews for. I have a bunch of posts I need to edit, because I am still on the mend, it’s been pretty crazy.

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

It's Monday! What Are You Reading
It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. I read a couple of things last week that I am working on reviews for. I have a bunch of posts I need to edit, because I am still on the mend,

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

It's Monday! What Are You Reading
It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. I read a couple of things last week that I am working on reviews for… And I also waited until the last minute to read my comic book club pick for this month.

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