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“Something Beautiful” Book Review

“Sometimes goodbye is a second chance. Clears your head, and, anyway… missing someone makes you remember why you loved them in the first place.” – Something Beautiful As you may or may not know, over the last year, I have read and reviewed each of Jamie McGuire’s Maddox series, which I’m kind of obsessed with. […]

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Jamie McGuire’s Beautiful Sacrifice & Beautiful Burn – Book Reviews

“When a Maddox boy falls in love, he loves forever…” – Beautiful Burn Last year, I read and reviewed the first five books of Jamie McGuire’s Maddox Brothers series. You can check out those reviews here: Travis and Abby, Beautiful Oblivion and Beautiful Redemption. It took me a while, but I finally got around to […]

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Beautiful Oblivion and Beautiful Redemption – Book Reviews

“We’ve already lost the first woman we ever loved. The thought of going through that again scares the shit out of us.” – Trenton Maddox, Beautiful Oblivion I recently reviewed the Beautiful Disaster trilogy, which follows Travis and Abby’s love story. Click here to read the review. The author of those books, Jamie McGuire, also […]

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Beautiful Disaster, Walking Disaster, A Beautiful Wedding-Book Reviews

“It wasn’t just me, and it wasn’t just him, it was what we were together that was the exception.”- Beautiful Disaster Do you ever come across a writer’s book and after reading it, you want to read every single book the author has ever written? That’s what happened to me after I read Jamie McGuire’s […]

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“Pawn” Book Review – Are You the Number on Your Back?

Before the novel… Have you ever heard the phrase, “never judge a book by its cover”? Yea. I ALWAYS judge a book by a cover. If it doesn’t look cool, I probably won’t pick it up. I found this book at HEB on my way to the register and it definitely caught my eye. I […]

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Book Review: Arranged by Catherine McKenzie {SPOILER ALERT!}

Imma make this quick, mmmk? Because underneath this semi-cute cover lies the most predictable and the most boring book containing even more tragically boring dialogue.  Like, ever.  I seriously can’t remember reading a book as boring as this. Basic synopsis:  Girl meets Boy.  Girl and Boy break up.  Rinse and repeat half a dozen times […]

Girl In Translation by Jean Kwok

I won’t lie to you.  I often pick up books based solely on the prettiness of their covers and how catchy the title is.  While at the library, I saw Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok on an endcap.  It looked pretty, I liked the title, and stuck in my stack of books.  I didn’t know […]

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“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” and “The Summer I Turned Pretty” Series Book Review

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to read a certain amount of books this year for two reasons, to explore books other than Nicholas Sparks and the Twilight series and to make me a better writer. As soon as I finished the spring semester I got started reading more books than I did during […]

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“The Giver” – Book Review: Is Living in a Perfect World, Perfect?

How would you feel if everything was chosen for you? The age you will learn how to bike? The clothes you wear? The age when you get your very first jacket? Your job? The parents and sibling you will have? The words you say? A world where no feelings exist, no illness, no pain, no […]