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One of PopSugar’s Top Summer Reads of 2021!
An ordinary summer goes royally awry when a prince and princess move next door, bringing their handsome bodyguard with them, from New York Times bestselling author Karina Halle.
Piper Evans: elementary school teacher by day–avid romance reader and anonymous podcaster by night. She has a quiet, reclusive life, taking care of her mother, who lives with mental illness, avoiding her regrettable ex,

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It’s been a long time since I wrote a post, and for that, I’m just blaming life. The last post happened last Summer, and it was mid-pandemic. I was focusing on my book goals, as well as trying to determine what my blog was to me. I’ve always considered this a place where I share things, but the pandemic totally made it hard to share those things; I felt that everything was just so connected to everything else,

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Instagram – Come Join the Party!

Have you ever gone to Bookstagram? That’s the nickname for the book people on Instagram. It’s a lot of fun and a great community.
Whether you are looking for your next great read, or want to commiserate about that latest book you read, Bookstagram is a great place to be.

Please check it out, and be sure to follow me on Instagram and I’ll follow you back!

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::Book Tour:: Wench by Maxine Kaplan

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Book Info:

Wench by Maxine Kaplan

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Publishing Date: January 19, 2021

Synopsis:

Content warning: Some magic in the book involves self-harm.

A funny, fiercely feminist YA epic fantasy—following the adventures of a tavern wench

Tanya has worked at her tavern since she was able to see over the bar.

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ABOUT THE BOOK:
After her father’s death, Ruth Robb and her family transplant themselves in the summer of 1958 from New York City to Atlanta—the land of debutantes, sweet tea, and the Ku Klux Klan. In her new hometown, Ruth quickly figures out she can be Jewish or she can be popular, but she can’t be both. Eager to fit in with the blond girls in the “pastel posse,” Ruth decides to hide her religion.

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AlwaysReiding - The Ripped Bodice Delivers Love (in More Ways than One)!

The Ripped Bodice Delivers Love
(in More Ways than One)!

We always hear how important it is to take care of ourselves, but it has really come into play as we determine our new normals in light of Covid-19. Puzzles, games, books–the arts have done their part to keep us entertained. The Ripped Bodice is going above and beyond in their quest to be the awesome, independently-owned bookstore you need.

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