I recently decided to put most of my #TBR in a storage container under my bed so I could free up space on my shelves - these are the books on my TBR that I kept on my shelves. A couple are hiding behind, but it’s 18 books that I am most interested in reading, or that I have already started and need to finish... I’m hoping this will keep me reading and keep me focused!
Hey hey everyone ⭐
I've been working and basically watching all the games of the World Cup lol 🇩🇪🇧🇷♥️ so my reading schedule is... non-existent at the moment. But I have hope and this is my TBR at the present reality...probably going to read during July most of them though 👌😂
💛 Cover Reveal! ⠀⠀
Would you dare to defy destiny? Are our destinies written in stone? Do we become nothing more than the self-fulfilling prophesies of other people's opinions? Or can we dare to become who we believe we were born to be?
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Jesse dreams of working the land that’s been in his family forever. But he’s cursed to lose everything he loves most.
Scarlett is desperate to escape her “charmed” life. But leaving a small town is easier said than done.
Despite their history of heartbreak, when Jesse sees a way they can work together to each get what they want, Scarlett can’t say no.Each midnight meeting between Jesse and Scarlett will push them to confront their secrets and their feelings for each other.
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Mute since being found by the river as a baby, Elisa has lived a fairly solitary life. Since leaving the orphanage at 18 she has made two friends, gotten a job cleaning for a large government research facility, and fallen into a safe bare bones routine. All of this is excitingly interrupted when she is asked to clean up after a particularly strange and violent incident at the facility. Someone or something is being held inside a large water tank sparking her curiosity and an eventual very unlikely friendship.
This is a very unique story although I’m unsure how I feel about it. The government figure Strickland is fascinating on his own. His character is multilayered and driven by who he’s become obtaining the creature and who he thinks he should be. More attention is given to him than Elisa who is a fairly simple part of the story given that she’s supposed to be the main character. Her relationship with the creature at first is adorably Free Willy-esque but eventually takes a romantic turn I just couldn’t get on board with. In a couple chapters you get the point of view of the creature which would, again, be cute, childlike, and inspirational if you weren’t busy thinking about what was going on between him and Eliza. The movie is absolutely beautiful with slightly less of a creepy vibe but it is a romance so... According to the internet many people found the creature to be sexy. Maybe this is like Rachel’s secret book (on Friends) that Joey finds under the mattress. Either way I’m not going to the aquarium any time soon. I’ve never come across a story I liked so much but didn’t. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀
Here are some of the books I own and have read from The Great American Read.
Anyone else trying to read most if not all the books on the list?
When I started I had only read 36/100 but now I'm at 45/100. I would love to be over 50 by the end of summer!
Recently listened to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime! I don't think I would've read that one if it hadn't have been on the list but I'm glad I did.
What do you think of the list? Anything you were shocked wasn't on it?
An IG friend sent me this this morning!!! 😊 @leah4sci is doing a free amino acids workshop this Saturday!! All you’ve got to do is sign up ahead of time!! I absolutely signed up and so should you!! Amino acids are HUGE on the MCAT so get as comfortable with them as possible!! See y’all on Saturday night for this awesome free resource!!! And thank you to my amazing followers/friends for sending me awesome things like this!!! 😘👩🏼⚕️#saturday
Buongiorno! 😃☀️ oggi, qui da me, si muore di caldo, ovviamente tutta colpa dell’afa 😒 se continua così per tutta l’estate, uccidetemi subito perché non ho intenzione di studiare fino alla fine di luglio con questa cappa soffocante! 😵
Ma per ora mettiamo da parte il caldo afoso.. Oggi voglio rispondere al giorno 19 della #junefanboybookchallenge di @mrlightwood96 e @ilpianetadeilibri . Questo era il punto di martedì che, tra una cosa e l’altra, non sono riuscita a fare in tempo, perdonatemi 🙈 il tema prevedeva che vi mostrassi ciò che non ho potuto lasciarmi scappare con quella che può essere definita l’ #offertalibrescapiùvantaggiosadellaqualehaiusufruito , quindi ecco a voi i libri che ho acquistato, utilizzando il buono sconto da 10€ di giugno della Vodafone: 📖”Iron Flowers” di #tracybanghart 📖”Legend” di #marielu
Spero di leggerli al più presto, anche se la mia #tbr aumenta ogni giorno sempre di più 😅🙈 ••
Anche voi avete utilizzato qualche offerta super vantaggiosa per acquistare i vostri libri? 😁
Today was proof of how surprising and amazing TBR Jars can be.
After finishing The Girls... I was stuck with what to read next... a dip in the TBR Jar revealed The Doll Maker by Richard Montanari ✂️ I bought The Doll Maker on holiday with my sister a long time ago as part of a stage I went through when I was younger, when all I wanted to read were crime thrillers. It’s been sitting on my shelf for a very long time! ⌚️ Picking this out of the jar today has made me very excited to pick up a thriller again, after spending the majority of the last year reading all classics and literary fiction. It’s a lovely feeling to get back to something you used to get so much enjoyment out of and the variety of genres I have in my TBR Jar stops me from just sticking to the same kind of books consistently.
What are you guys reading?
The (book) tribe has spoken... started this one yesterday! I was already reading a few other books but I just couldn’t resist starting another, and this one seems popular with book people based off the comments on my book stack post from yesterday! Also, you can’t tell bc filter but guess who got themselves a full body rash from the sun 😒 I guess I’ll be sitting in the shade all day... or maybe another trip to another goodwill bookstore... 🤔 any other pale people out there who apparently can’t deal with sun exposure? And, should I do it? Goodwill bookstore round two? Gotta take advantage while I’m here!
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By Sienna Grant
Model: Phil Bruce
Photographer: Mina Carter
Cover Designer: Obsessed by Books Designs
Release Date: 31st July
What does it really mean?
I didn't have the conventional childhood.
I didn't have friends, and I never fitted in - I was a loner.
Until her... my only friend, she made me smile.
For years, I didn't think I was capable of love...it had a price attached to it, at least that's how I was taught.
Nobody knows why I hold my cards so close to my chest and no one knows about my past, I like it that way.
When a blast from the past comes back into my life, things I never thought I'd need to deal with again are brought back into focus.
Does Love and Hope exist? 🌟Author
Sienna Grant is a 39-year-old romance writer. She's married to her soulmate and is a mother to 3 children, two of which are all grown up.
When she's not being a mother and wife, she loves to write and make up her own world but still loves a hint of realism. 🌟AUTHOR LINKS:
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Sienna's stars (Readers group):
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Happy Litha!! 🐝💐☀🌿
Guess what guys....
It's also my birthday! 🎂
I absolutely love the fact that my birthday is on Midsummer, such a magical day ✨ fun fact: I was actually supposed to be born mid-July!
I got so many amazing presents today, but my faves have to be my bee oil burner and gingerbread wax melts, and my Book Dragon's Hoard candle from ma moooommy, Harry Potter pillowcases from the only okay @katieainsworth_ and the BEAUTIFUL collectors edition of ADSOM from the amazing and lovely @conniereads - thank you all so so much ❤️
I felt like, because it's my birthday, I'd be able to break my theme for a day and share this gorgeous picture of my best boy and my favourite book 💙
Have a magical day! 💐☀
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#qotd - What's your favourite aesthetic in books? Chapter headers? Nice fonts? Crossing out, italicised or coloured fonts to aid the story? Fancy headers? I wanna know every little detail you love about books! 💙
I love different fonts and little illustrations as chapter headers!
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I was tagged by the lovely @j4rming to do the #coffeetastedbooks tag!
☕ Espresso [Current Read] - Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
☕ Frappuccino [Perfect Summer Read] - I don't really reread books, but I love the warm scenery in Skullsworn 😅
☕ Coffee [Intense Read] - I don't ever think I've been as stressed when I'm reading than when I was reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 😐
☕ Macchiato [Book you fell in love with] - Poison Study really rekindled my love for reading 💜
☕ Mocha [Best Audio book for falling asleep] - Honestly, Empire of Storms is so boring and there's so much focus on the sexual tension you could prob fall asleep for the night and wakeup and not have moved forward with the plot 💁🏼♀️ don't @ me
☕ Filtered [Best book of all time] - the Mistborn series by Brandon Sanderson!! 💙
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Give me a Story as sweet as Summer Strawberries. As filling as your favorite comfort food. Give me a love like Wildflower honey. These are the stories that I gravitate toward in the Summer - where the days are long, and spontaneous road trips are encouraged! Carry On by Rainbow Rowell and The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee give me ALL of these magical feelings. Especially when the stories involve LGBTQ+ characters, but hey I’m bias. 😌🏳️🌈
-Growing up as a member of the LGBTQ+ community in the South was not easy, I hid many parts of myself and I had my share of dark days. But with stories like these, and many others out there, it makes the dark days seem a little more bright! That, and surrounding yourself with loved ones that truly care about YOU! Today, I’ve fully accepted myself for who I am, and I wouldn’t change a thing. What are some of YOUR favorite reads with LGBTQ+ representation? Who are some of your favorite LGBTQ+ Bookstagrammers? Spread the love today!! -
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Gonna try to keep this short and sweet. I really enjoyed this one. A mystery featuring a very strong female protagonist that also happens to be one of the first female lawyers in India, set in the 1920’s and is full of intrigue while being culturally educational. I wish my reading experience had been a little different with this one because I think it had the potential for a 5 star, but the way the cookies crumbled with my headaches and all preventing me from actually being able to read therefore only listening to different books I had on audio, I had to break this one up and lost my momentum. This would totally be a great nominee for a book to cozy up with and read in one long sitting if you had a free day. I absolutely LOVED Perveen (for those of you who have read it, didn’t she remind you a little bit of Nancy Drew?!) and am so excited that this seems to be the first of what I hope to be a long series. My one hold up regarding this story is having many Indian friends and hearing their family experiences over the last couple decades, I believe the receptivity of Perveen by Indian men though it was described as less than perfect, would have been much more rejected in the 1920’s than it is described. Progressive or feministic is not a word my friends would ever have described their Indian grandparents and this story is set even before their time. However I absolutely loved and wished all parents were as loving and fabulous as her parents were, so I’m all about it. If a delightful and leaves you guessing till the end mystery with a little more cultural depth than most in the mystery genre sounds up your alley, this one is for you! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5. #summerreading#mmdbookclub#thewidowsofmalabarhill#diversebooks#mystery#indianculture#strongfemalecharacters#australianshepherd#puppynap
🌧🌩🌥☀️ It may be pouring outside in Chicagoland, but that won’t stop me from today’s #riotgrams of sunny reads!
Have you read any of the pictured titles? What’s your favorite yellow book? Do you love yellow books as much as I do? 🙋🏼♀️🙋🏼♀️
#riotgrams day 21: Sunny Reads🌞
“Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl Markham is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature’s delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships. Beryl forges her own path as a horse trainer, and her uncommon style attracts the eye of the Happy Valley set, a decadent, bohemian community of European expats who also live and love by their own set of rules. But it’s the ruggedly charismatic Denys Finch Hatton who ultimately helps Beryl navigate the uncharted territory of her own heart. The intensity of their love reveals Beryl’s truest self and her fate: to fly.”