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Atmospheric, Witty and Sharp-Tongued Desdemona And The Deep by C.S.E Cooney Is An Adult Fairy Tale Novella Before Disney Sanitizes It- An ARC Review Out 7/23 Via Tor.Com

Atmospheric, Witty and Sharp-Tongued Desdemona And The Deep by @CSECooney Is An Adult Fairy Tale Novella Before Disney Sanitizes It. Out 7/23 Via @TorDotCom

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Lessons Learned, A Hideous Heart, Kingdoms That Await, A Goblin Girl To Rule Them All And How Weird Am I? Well I’m So Weird That… All In This Week At Novel Lives

A Redirection and Lessons Learned As quickly mentioned yesterday, lessons were learned recently, as they are bound to be while attempting a summer book romp. I'm just lucky that everyone was so supportive. Baen Publishing, DJ Butler and SJ Hartland took it all in stride when I coyly said, can we change a few dates... …

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Saturday Tag- Top 5 Books About Royalty /Kingdoms I Have Read Or Want To Read And Clue Enters Takes My Ability To… Express The Delay In This Week’s Reviews.

Top 5 Books about Kingdoms/Royalty I Want to Read Top 5 Book Recommendation Series (Created by Devouring Books- Description From Link) This Top 5 series started back in October and I kind of lost motivation for making it every week. But it’s back! This is a series of books that I want to read that all …

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Contrary To Popular Belief It DOES NOT Say Pet Me. I REPEAT. It DOES NOT Say Pet Me

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? Psst I found this at Becky's Book Blog. Please go check her out! Pick a book off your shelf …

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In Which We Ask Stupid Questions- Why Am I So Weird – but I was tagged by @proudbookreviews so blame her. Ten are tagged- are you it? Are you weird? Let me know? I know I’m weird but if I missed something feel free to add it!

I was tagged by Anthea at Proud Book Reviews  to do this tag. For those who read my blog on even a semi-regular basis (PS to the bloggers among you- sorry for the lack of hopping yesterday- it was a crazy day- I will make up for it today), I'm sure you are thinking well I …

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Because it is Wednesday WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you plan on reading next?   What …

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Sci-Fi Horror With A Diverse Cast Of Well-Developed Characters, A Believable World Where Nothing Is What It Seems Sets-Up The The Sanctuary Series With Sanctuary (Sanctuary Series Book 1) by Caryn Lix (Spoiler Free)- Containment (Book #2) Out 8/6

Second time in two weeks I've had to make this kind of  disclaimer. I'm starting to feel like Captain America. *I've not seen Alien nor seen, or read Darkest Minds to have the context when having originally read Sanctuary or since for comparison* *Second disclaimer- I guarantee Wordpress will now use that meme instead of the …

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From The Desert She Reached For The Stars- Meet Author of Desdemona And The Deep C.S.E Cooney- An Artist Extraordinaire Who At Age Four Told Her Mom She’s Going To Live On The Stage Became A Goblin Girl And Never Looked Back

C.S.E Cooney .. What can I say? Truthfully, I have agonized over the introduction to this interview with the author of Desdemona and the Deep. But I mean there just isn't much to say. I suppose I could talk about how she grew up in desert with her brothers and some clothes. But so what? Or that she …

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Rory Power Infects The Summer, Ben Galley Tells Game of Thrones to Hold His Beer, The Summer Fling Adds Demons and Thieves, And A Bookish Playlist Features Six Of Crows – Happy Birthday Grandma- In Novel Lives’ The Week That Was..

Songs of the Week: Today would have been the 90th birthday of the only member of my family I was ever really close to (other than my Mom)- her mother. So this is for my Grandmother- happy Birthday. She had a spine of steel that thank God she passed to me and because this was …

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Train Wreck or Amazing- I’m Not Sure But Here Goes Nothing- Random Playlist Book Tag

So Here goes nothing. My parents were hippies and let's just say I'm pretty sure we were the only family listening to the Doors at Christmas. Anyhow, music has been an intricate part of my soul since birth. Lyrics are why I wanted to learn how to read. I yearned to critically think, connect and …

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Peek-A-Boo – First Line Friday Makes a Brief Return!!!

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? Psst I found this at Becky's Book Blog. Please go check her out!   Pick a book off your …

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Ghostly Private Investigator Brings Justice To Brutally Murdered In Dick Wybrow’s The InBetween

In a world of violent death, those that are that are murdered can’t pass on fully until their predator is brought to justice in The InBetween by Dick Wybrow. That is where a ghostly private investigator, Peter Mann comes in. Thank you to the Independent Book Publishers Association and NetGalley for an Arc in exchange …

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July 12th Update- Ready! Set! Go! Your Kick Ass Summer Reading Fling 2019! Gomez is SO up for this! (Note New Link)

Memorial Day is just around the corner and you know what that means! Time to kick off the shoes, destress and lay by whatever your favorite body of water might be! Barbecue away and grab your favorite ice cold beverage of choice (keep it clean kids)! Some of you might even see me around- your …

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Because it is Wednesday WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you plan on reading next? It has …

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Knowing Information Only As Characters Do While Utilizing The Setting AND Writing Structure As Characters Provide A Slow Burn Intensity That Turns Rory Power’s Debut Wilder Girls Into One Of The Best Of The Year

Discussing the content of Rory Power's debut novel Wilder Girls is going to be very difficult without ruining the totality of what makes it without any doubt, in my mind, the best of the year to date. Having said that, I will do my best. Before that exercise in futility, there is plenty to discuss about …

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Sage Dragons, Tattooed Magic, Vampires and Political Intrigue Featuring Strong Women of Evil and Good. I Know YOU Think You’ve Heard All There Is To Know About The Written By Ben Galley. You Haven’t.

I know. Really. I get it.  You have had enough of hearing about The Written by Ben Galley. Just hear me out. This was a reluctant read. I wouldn’t have added this to my Summer Fling if not for The Write Reads. And I was worried. Terrified, really that I wasn’t going to like it. …

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Bye June, Hello July-The Summer Fling ADDS A Giveaway, Battle Inner Demons, Spin the Dawn, Torture Kae…I mean Characters with SJ Hartland, My Mid-Year Freak Out And Rory Power’s Playlist For Wilder Girls

Songs of the Week: For Vesper (Beckoning Shadow Review Link Below). I used one song as a dedication to you as you fight the demons inside. It is something I related to, something I understood. And something everyone will have to read to find out what happens. However, I mentioned there was another I had …

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Mid-Year Freak Out Tag…. Next Year Can We Call This The Mid-Year GO TEAM ME Tag or even GO TEAM ALL BLOGGERS Tag

It is the end of June and so I thought I would join the Mid-Year fun that I've seen everyone else doing with the Mid-Year Fre---NOPE I'M NOT DOING IT... GO TEAM ME TAG... or GO TEAM BLOGGERS TAG! Expect me to break some rules... it is what I do. This tag was originated by...  …

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Planning the torturing… Ummm.. I mean Character Arcs, Karma Of Sequels Torturing Authors (Not That I Am At All Amused) And Not Taking Twenty Pages To Describe A Tree With 19th Bladesman Author SJ Hartland

SJ Hartland is the author of the Shadow Sword Series... and torturer of one, Kaell (but I'm not bitter at all).  Ok she loves Angel....  FINE ...  but I don't have to forgive EVERYTHING.  Having already read and reviewed the first novel in the series, 19th Bladesman, I am desperately awaiting the sequel, Last Seer King. According to …

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Elizabeth Lim’s Talent For Imagery Painting Worlds and Landscapes, While Connecting Themes From Characters Of Different Classes Shines In Spin the Dawn Out 7/9

Upfront let me say I've never watched Project Runway or Moulin Rouge so my background on either is lacking and had nothing to do with my wanting to Spin the Dawn. Secondly, while the cover is brilliant and by the time I finished Spin the Dawn, I can understand how perfectly it fit the book. …

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Because it is Wednesday WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you plan on reading next? It has …

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Wilder Girls Author Rory Power Talks About The Draw Of Complicated Characters, Provide the Perfect Wilder Girls Playlist, Her Summer Reading List and Tidbits About Her Next Project…

Rory Power is one of a handful of young and upcoming authors with highly anticipated debut books (see what Powers is looking forward to reading at the end of the interview) that either have been released this spring or are being released this summer. Together they are forging a new path in the publishing world and …

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Often It Is Not The Monsters We Believe We Are But The Choices That Drive That Belief That Make Us The Monsters We Fear – An ARC Review of The Beckoning Shadow By Katharyn Blair Released 7/2

It is selfish, really, isn't it? You are so afraid of the monster you are inside and so desperate to fix it that you will do anything to do so. The problem is, you stop paying attention to those you have harmed. Thank you to Katherine Tegen Books, HarperCollins and Edelweiss for an ARC of The …

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In Which We Hate Authors, Find That Kindles Hurt, Learn About Apocalyptic Pirates, Thank Publishers For ARCs And Say A Happy 20th Anniversary In The Week That Was…

Between the flooded Mississippi threatening to swallow St. Louis alive from rainy season... I mean spring... to summer kicking off with day after day of massive clusters of thunderstorms, I'm really starting to wonder if I'm living in Scotland. While cool to watch from the 29th floor of an apartment building pool, it is also …

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An ARC Book Tag- Stepping Back to be Grateful And Remembering Not Everyone Has Access To Request Let Alone Receive Advance Readers Copies (ARCs)

The two pictures in this post are just here because I happen to think they are funny. Well the featured image has some truth to it because ... I think that is a universal feeling. Ok both are a universal feeling at some point and time.  But they are also hilarious. On with the show... …

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Readers Often Hate Authors. Admit It. We Do. It Is Ok. I Have Your Back On This One. In 19th Bladesman, The First Book Of The Shadow Sword Series By S.J. Hartland, She Proves Why

It isn't harsh. It isn't even criticism. It is a credit to the writing craft, truly. We all have those characters in our head. You know the characters I'm talking about. And stop right there. I'm not talking about Kaz. That boy can take care of himself. So, quit it. Characters that we fall in …

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Time For The Woman Who Started It All- Spin The Dawn Author Elizabeth Lim Was The First To Agree To A Q and A- All I Can Say To Ms. Lim Is Thank You. To Everyone Else- Enjoy. Spin The Dawn Releases 7/9

Elizabeth Lim, author of highly-anticipated Spin the Dawn (Preorder link), was the first and most surprising to agree to do a Q and A a week before I posted my review for Spin the Dawn. To say I was in shock, thankful and in shock (yes I meant to say that twice), would be an understatement. …

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Because it is Wednesday WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you plan on reading next? It has …

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Ever Had A Kindle Thwack You In The Face? Neither Did I Until I Read Dear Wife by Kimberly S. Belle. I Couldn’t Put It Down Until I Didn’t Realize I’d Fallen Asleep And The Kindle Cracked Me In The Nose… An ARC Review Out June 25th

I've always admitted that I'm a sucker for the unreliable narrator. The thing is, there isn't an unreliable narrator in Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle. It is the reader. You are the unreliable one. She makes YOU unreliable. Ok. Let's be fair to ourselves. As readers we have ALL been there. We have all thought we …

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Step In The Ring And Get Ready to Spar With Beckoning Shadow Author Katharyn Blair On The Fate of Daenerys Targaryen, Faith, Anxiety and…. ummm… Post-Apocalyptic Pirates?

Katharyn Blair , author of The Beckoning Shadow, is one of those people you just know you would want to have as a best friend.   And not just because she has a cat named after Maggie Rhee of the Walking Dead (my mother is gonna flip when she finds out about that)! Nope I mean because she …

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Two Giveaways, Author Interviews, A Slip in the Shower and the St. Louis Blues Made History! Did We Have a Week or What?! Let’s Ask Spaceballs!

FIRST AND FOREMOST: Thank you to both Ms. Cooney and Ms. Wilder for giving me a couple extra days to get their interview questions to them after my slip in the shower. They will be in your email boxes by the end of the day. And thank you EVERYONE for asking how I am, how I …

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Old-School Chain Letters With A Dark and Disturbing Twist Starts The Chain, by Andrew McKinty, Off With A Bang But It Ends With A Whimper (Spoiler Free)

If anyone is paying any attention, I don't think you know how much I've been dying to read The Chain by Andrew McKinty.  I am very picky about the adult books I choose to read and review on this site. When I pressed the request button on both Edelweiss and Netgalley, I was POSITIVE about the choice. …

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In Which You Learn To Manage A Different Kind Of Bucks… In This Week’s First Line Friday!

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? Psst I found this at Becky's Book Blog. Please go check her out! Pick a book off your shelf …

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The First Book Of Any Series Should Build Worlds and Characters. Not This One. Kalyn Josephson Tears Them Apart In Stunning Fashion. And That’s Just the Beginning. Welcome To The Storm Crow- An Arc Review Out July 9th

I imagine that while writing her debut novel, Kalyn Josephson had advisors. There are advisors from her publishers Sourcebooks and peer advisors, for example. Yet, apparently no one explained a simple rule to Josephson. In the first book of a series you build worlds, characters and intrigue. You set-up your series. She did the latter. The first two? …

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Kimberly Belle Kicks Off An Autographed ARC Giveaway of Her Latest Adult Thriller Dear Wife (entry details in the post) and Talks Writing Gods, Putting Characters Through Hell and Naked Bike Rides In The Rain…

Kimberly Belle, author of Dear Wife  (Released June 25th) answered every question I threw at her and poured everything into it for us to enjoy! From writing Gods (I knew about hockey Gods...  I knew not of writing Gods) to meeting your favorite writing inspiration at a doctor's office randomly (oh lord, help the day I …

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Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Through Adulthood in Charlie Laidlaw’s The Space Between Time Is Relevant and Essential Reading- An Arc Review and Blog Tour Organized by R and R Book Tours

Welcome to the month-long mega tour for Charlie Laidlaw’s newest book, The Space Between Time, due for release on June 20th! There will be fantastic bloggers participating, who will be posting interviews, excerpts, reviews, and other exclusive content! The Space Between Time Expected Publication Date: June 20th, 2019 Genre: Contemporary Fiction/ Dark Comedy (Adult) There are more stars …

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Storm Crow Q&A/Give Away, Sins, Tags, Chronic Illness And A Send Off To The St. Louis Blues Via The Foo Fighters This Week On Novel Lives!

Before we get into the weekly review I want to wish the St. Louis Blues the best of luck. History is on the line in St. Louis tonight. With a win the St. Louis Blues will win their first Stanley Cup in the history of the franchise, on home ice, beating the Boston Bruins in …

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 The Folk Of The Air Book Tag

Sorry I went AWOL yesterday--- I will never wish on my worst enemy being a lifeguard at a pool that gets shutdown by the city. NEVER. But I'm back... so let's have some fun, shall we? I planned to run a tag today and came across this one at Laurie's Bookshelf (EN) and laughed myself something …

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Houston… We Have a Problem! First Line Friday.

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? Psst I found this at Becky's Book Blog. Please go check her out! Pick a book off your shelf …

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Storm Crow Author Kalyn Josephson Discusses the Multitude of Influences that Came Together in Her Debut Novel- And There’s An International Give Away!!!! Details Inside!

Kalyn Josephson was gracious enough to take the time very last minute to sit down and answer a slew of  questions.  Sit back, relax and enjoy getting to know the woman behind The Storm Crow before it hits the shelves on July 9th! Don't forget to pre-order for a limited time first edition! Additionally, Kalyn is offering …

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Because it is Wednesday WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you plan on reading next? It has …

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Courageous Chronic Pain Handled By Teenager In Own Voice Written Cursed by Karol Ruth Silverstein- Arc Review Out 6/25

Disclaimer: Although my mom was my age when she collapsed at her nursing job due to degenerative disc disease, and was never able to return to work, (she has been on Social Security Disability since then for that social anxiety, and depression) she is the major influence behind my choosing Cursed by Karol Ruth Silverstein, …

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Seven Deadly Sins Book Tag- That’ll Put A Kick In Your Monday- Plus. Brad Pitt.

I came a cross a book tag done  Xee Harlow Reads  - a bookish version of the seven deadly sins. And thought it was BRILLIANT! Immediately wanted in - with a few small modifications. First. Let's all remember what the seven deadly sins are so we can knock them off one at a time and have …

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Q and As, Reviews, Thieves and a Mezzer Update in This Week’s Review

Gomez and I would like to thank everyone for their well wishes. He is doing much better and is well on his way to recovery. He sends his love but not his treats. NEVER his treats (plus his treats are in  his contract) The Summer Fling has been updated with more dates and the links …

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Rebels, Crows And The Abyss In This Episode of STACKING THE SHELVES!

  For this episode of the Stacking the Shelves I was granted three E-Arcs that I'm really excited about and wanted to share! Song of the Abyss by Makiia Lucier (Tower of Winds)   Genre: Fiction/Fantasy (YA) Release Date: August 27, 2019 Publisher: HMH Synopsis: While set in the same world as Isle of Blood and Stone, Song …

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YA’ Thievin’ Bastards! First Line Friday

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? Psst I found this at Becky's Book Blog. Please go check her out! Pick a book off your shelf …

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Multiple Time Periods, Worldviews and Puppet Masters Are Vividly Brought To Life by Taran Matharu in The Chosen (The Contender Series Book 1) Arc Review- June 4th

*It has come to my attention that there are changes since the Advanced Readers Copy (ARC) I obtained. Please note that my review and any quotes are based on the ARC provided. * *This is my first read by Taran Matharu so I can't compare it to The Summoner Series* Dilemmas. Dilemmas. The Chosen by …

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Because it is Wednesday. WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you plan on reading next? It has …

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Socially Relevant and Spectacularly Entertaining, Let Me Hear A Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson Drops on May 21st- ARC Review

I was at a conference once when Jeff Zenter perfectly summarized Tiffany Jackson's body of work. I'm going to have to paraphrase, because it was more than a year ago that he said it, but it is important. It is important because no one and understand that I would bet the few things precious in …

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Stacking the Shelves- A Very Special ARC Version Featuring Gomez, Pavel and Liam

  Stacking the shelves is a weekly feature hosted by Tynga's Reviews and Reading Reality In the past I've shared 3-5 books on my shelves (mine, borrowed or library books- I have considered sharing books not on my "physical" shelves but maybe on my TBR shelf to help me think about whether they should stay or …

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