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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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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 […]

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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 […]

The Fault in Our Stars

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.” ~Shakespeare, Julius Caesar~ Warning: There are spoilers.        Every once in a while a book comes along that changes us. It changes a thought, a perception, and idea, or perhaps an entire set of values. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, […]

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Holes

One of my favorite literary subgenres  is Young Adult (YA) Fiction. There is so much literature written for young adults (ages 12-18) today that reading a YA novel is unavoidable. The contemporary characters and storylines are too interesting to ignore. Holes, by Louis Sachar,  is precisely such a book. Stanley Yelnats is a young and unlucky […]