• HOW I DATE THE STORIES

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    LET'S READ I think the very first encounter with a new story is pretty similar to the very first encounter with a new person: You spot them in the crowd. There’s something about them that sticks out and attracts your attention. Sounds familiar? So what do we do when we…

  • LETO’S SUMMER READS

    LETO SUMMER READS

    LET'S READ. It’s time for some reviews and recommendations. I had originally planned to share some summer reading reviews from my bedside table that was frankly filled with a bunch of depressing nonfiction. So I backed up a little bit and said, you know what, it would be healthy for…

  • LET’S READ ACOTAR

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    CHECK IT OUT A Court of Thorns and Roses is the first book in Sarah J. Maas’s new adult book series of the same name. It appeared on the New York Times bestseller list when it was released in 2015, and has been optioned by Hulu for a television series…

  • LET’S READ

    AWW OUR BOOKS

    LET'S READ. As We Write: Books by Author, Books by Release Date, Books by Genre. On Our Shelves: Book Reviews, Read Along, We Recommend. DISCLAIMER: This site is supported by our readers, and the content may contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these…

  • BOOKS BY AUTHOR

    AWW BOOKS BY AUTHOR 1

    AWW AUTHORS ARMITAGE, LETO    – Trapped in the Stacks    – One Thousand Cranes BARNES, DG    – Hearts of Emerald Bay CAIAZZA, MARIA    – Heartless: A Fairy Tale Retelling FLEMMING, KATE    – Flames of Alexandrite    – Ashes of Azurite    – Light of Obsidian MARLOWE,…

  • LAYLA BY COLLEEN HOOVER

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    BOOK REVIEWS 27 MAY, 2022 ☆☆☆☆☆ 2/5 Layla is a novel that, according to the publisher, “explores life after tragedy and the enduring spirit of love.” I guess that’s one way to put it, but before I tell you what I thought about this story, let’s take a quick look…

  • LET’S READ NEW SPRING, (p1)

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    LET’S READ: New Spring is the prequel, or Book 0 if you like, to Robert Jordan‘s high fantasy series, Wheel of Time. There’s a total of 15 books in the series, plus two companion books and a few short stories. To my great disappointment, when I first came across Wheel…

  • KEEPING A READING LOG

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    I’M IMMENSELY grateful that I was born into a reading family. I learned to read at an early age, and my teachers made sure we became habitual readers by dragging us to the library on a regular basis. At home we had a relatively extensive reading library, and my parents…

  • SHORTLISTED TITLES SPRING 2020

    AWW 10 The Shortlist

    IT’S OFFICIAL! I have started a shortlist of titles I have chosen to delve into during my storytelling exploits. I decided to pick four titles from the results I got when I was searching for vampires. I also decided to only look at stories in films or tv-series to begin…