Want to Read That Roundup

Confession time – I have 759 books marked as want to read on Goodreads. It’s a little daunting to think of all the books out there that I really really want to read and haven’t gotten around to yet, but I love discovering new novels and I definitely don’t want authors to stop putting out amazing new works. Inspired by Emily at Midwestern Book Nerd, I’ve decided to share with you the 10 most recent books that have made it onto my want to read shelf!

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Waiting on Wednesday: Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith

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Title: Field Notes on Love
Author: Jennifer E. Smith
Release Date: 3/5/2019
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages: 320 pages
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Having just been dumped by his girlfriend, British-born Hugo is still determined to take his last-hurrah-before-college train trip across the United States. One snag: the companion ticket is already booked under the name of his ex, Margaret Campbell. Nontransferable, no exceptions.

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Top Ten Places Mentioned In Books That Iโ€™d Like to Visit

One of the best things about reading, for me, is learning about a new place. Whether it’s fictional or real, it’s so much fun to see where the characters call home, hang out, or pass through. Here are ten places mentioned in books that I’d love to visit.

Genovia from The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

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Review: Roam by C.H. Armstrong

Title: Roam
Author: C.H. Armstrong
Release Date: 2/5/2019
Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing
Pages: 320
Rating: 3 stars
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Trigger Warnings: PTSD and homelessness

Seventeen year-old Abby Lunde and her family are living on the streets. They had a normal life back in Omaha, but thanks to her motherโ€™s awful mistake, they had to leave what little they had behind for a new start in Rochester. Abby tries to be an average teenagerโ€”fitting into school, buoyed by dreams of a boyfriend, college, and a career in music. But Minnesota winters are unforgiving, and so are many teenagers.

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Friday Jams Week One

Happy Friday! I’m starting a weekly feature on my blog called Friday Jams which means that the end of each week I’ll do a recap of the five artists I listened to the most and share with you the song of theirs that received the most plays. There is usually always music playing in my apartment, and my husband and I listen to very different types (he prefers post-hardcore and I’m more of a pop person), so get ready to see a wide variety of jams featured!

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Review: Just for Clicks by Kara McDowell

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Title: Just for Clicks
Author: Kara McDowell
Release Date: 2/19/2019
Publisher: Amberjack
Pages: 352
Rating: 4 stars
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Trigger Warnings: PTSD

Mommy blogs are great . . . unless the blog happens to belong to your mom.

Twin sisters Claire & Poppy are accidental social media stars thanks to Mom going viral when they were babies. Now, as teens, they’re expected to contribute by building their own brand. Attending a NY fashion week and receiving fan mail is a blast. Fending off internet trolls and would-be kidnappers? Not so much. Poppy embraces it. Claire hates it. Will anybody accept her as “just Claire”? And what should Claire do about Mom’s old journals? The handwritten entries definitely don’t sound like Mom’s perfect blog persona. Worse, one of them divulges a secret that leaves Claire wondering what else in her life might be nothing but a sham . . .

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