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Bout of Books 17 Goals

Bout of Books

(Sponsored by the lovely people @ Bout of Books)

It’s that time of year again…time to call in sick & read so much you go temporarily blind!

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Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum


Everything about Jessie is wrong. At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week of junior year at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles. Just when she’s thinking about hightailing it back to Chicago, she gets an email from a person calling themselves Somebody/Nobody (SN for short), offering to help her navigate the wilds of Wood Valley High School. Is it an elaborate hoax? Or can she rely on SN for some much-needed help?

It’s been barely two years since her mother’s death, and because her father eloped with a woman he met online, Jessie has been forced to move across the country to live with her stepmonster and her pretentious teenage son.

In a leap of faith—or an act of complete desperation—Jessie begins to rely on SN, and SN quickly becomes her lifeline and closest ally. Jessie can’t help wanting to meet SN in person. But are some mysteries better left unsolved?

Source: purchased

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Contemporary Romance Challenge 2016 Monthly Topic


April’s monthly topic is:

Top 10 Contemporary Romances

This list is by no means comprehensive, but rather some of my favorite recent 5 star contemporary reads. I hope you give them a chance. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

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Nobody But You by Jill Shalvis (Cedar Ridge #3)


After an overseas mission goes wrong, Army Special Forces officer Jacob Kincaid knows where he must go to make things right: back home to the tiny town of Cedar Ridge, Colorado. All he needs to scrub away his painful past is fresh mountain air, a lakeside cabin, and quiet solitude. But what he discovers is a gorgeous woman living on a boat at his dock.

Sophie Marren has nowhere else to go. She’s broke, intermittently seasick, and fighting a serious attraction to the brooding, dishy, I’m-too-sexy-for-myself guy who’s now claiming her dock. Something about Jacob’s dark intensity makes her want to tease—and tempt—him beyond measure. Neither one wants to give any ground . . . until they realize the only true home they have is with each other.

Source: ARC for review purposes. This in no way affected by review. All opinions are my own.

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Contemporary Romance Challenge 2016


Sign Up: Contemporary Romance 2016 Reading Challenge!Hey Guys! It’s Daphne. If you’re at all familiar with this blog, you know that I love contemporary romance,  so I’m joining Jess of Gone with the Words and Danielle of Love at First Page in their Contemporary Romance challenge.

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Bout of Books Challenge: Fictional World Travel

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Today’s Bout of Books challenge, sponsored by Between Library Shelves, is to list 3-6 books that take place in a country other than the one you live in. So I just ran around my house trying to find books that take place in other countries. I live in ‘Murica (‘sup) so I couldn’t pick any there…there were a lot. And though there are MANY set in England…as you can see, I only picked Harry, <3.

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The NKOTB Book Tag


Created by Andi over @ Andi’s ABCs and Gail @ Ticket to Anywhere The NKOTB Tag is a meme they created inspired by the Taylor Swift Book Tag.

**All banners are of their creation and borrowed for the post only!**


Here’s what I came up with. . . .

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