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The Time Traveler’s Wife by  Audrey Niffenegger
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“Don’t you think it’s better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

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“Don’t you think it’s better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”

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Dress+Cover matching…. also, I want that dress. Totally gorgeous.

Dress+Cover matching…. also, I want that dress. Totally gorgeous.

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
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“Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.”

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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“Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.”

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Romeo’s Ex by  Lisa Fiedler 
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Romeo’s Ex by Lisa Fiedler

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Book nerd jewelry is my favorite type of jewelry

"She is too fond of books" bracelet - $30.00

The Book Thief necklace - $15.00

Book worm necklace - $12.95

Book and tea cup necklace - $18.00

Stack of book locket - $17.73

Stack of book earrings - $17.22

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There are a lot of anon request tonight, so I’ll skip replying if that’s alright and just add them to the list!

Thanks guys!

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The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare by  M.G. Buehrlen
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The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare by M.G. Buehrlen

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Killer Instinct by S.E Green   
Genre- Young Adult, Thriller
Publisher- Simon Pulse
Release Date- May 6th, 2014
Rating- ✮✮☆☆☆  
I received a copy of this book in exchanged for a honest review. In no way did the author or publishing company influence my review. For info on my book reviews and rating scale, click here
I hate writing bad reviews. Thankfully, I haven’t had to since I’ve started doing reviews here. But I guess there is a first time for everything.
Lane is, for the most part, an average teenage girl. She goes to school, where she’s in all the advance classes, and has a mostly normal family. “Normal”, however, can only describe the outside of Lane’s life. Inside, she has the mind of a killer, and a desire for revenge. She works her “urges” out by attacking those who have hurt others.
I had many problems with this book, but I’ll start off with what I did like. It was very fast paced, and the ending totally caught me off guard. I had my suspicions about the killer, but I was totally wrong. And the ending made sense, it wasn’t one of those picked-a-random character things that some books have. It was also a quick read. I finished it in about 2 hours. I also thought the cover was awesome and unique. 
Now for the negative. Maybe it’s because I don’t like creepy, psycho stories, and I don’t like gore or things that make you feel like you can’t trust anyone afterwards, but this book felt too detailed in some parts  for me. And the mentions of animal abuse made me feel sick. Some books, like The Gone series, I can overlook the gross parts because I love the characters, but I couldn’t with this book.
I also felt like there were a lot of things that made this book feel a bit like a unfinished first draft. In the beginning she mentions that her brother is special ed, but that is never mentioned or used again. Zach expressed some of the same need for revenge as she does, but it’s never explained. Also, their relationship seemed to just end without assuring anything. Do they get back together? Does he get back with his ex? Who knows? And the random sex. That was weird and meaningless. And any scenes with or mentioning Dr. Issa were basically useless.
I didn’t like any of the characters at all. Lane was freaky and unbelievable as a realist person. But really, they all were. The closest I came to liking a character was Victor. He seemed like a real, and normal dad.
All in all, I didn’t like this book. A friend recently told me how much she loved the author’s other novels, and I trust her judgement, so maybe this was just an off-novel? Maybe my dislike of the subject has tainted my review. HOWEVER, I do recommend it to people who don’t mind gore and psycho-characters. Fans of Dexter (which I have never seen, actually) might enjoy it.

Killer Instinct by S.E Green 

Genre- Young Adult, Thriller

Publisher- Simon Pulse

Release Date- May 6th, 2014

Rating- ☆☆☆

I received a copy of this book in exchanged for a honest review. In no way did the author or publishing company influence my review. For info on my book reviews and rating scale, click here

I hate writing bad reviews. Thankfully, I haven’t had to since I’ve started doing reviews here. But I guess there is a first time for everything.

Lane is, for the most part, an average teenage girl. She goes to school, where she’s in all the advance classes, and has a mostly normal family. “Normal”, however, can only describe the outside of Lane’s life. Inside, she has the mind of a killer, and a desire for revenge. She works her “urges” out by attacking those who have hurt others.

I had many problems with this book, but I’ll start off with what I did like. It was very fast paced, and the ending totally caught me off guard. I had my suspicions about the killer, but I was totally wrong. And the ending made sense, it wasn’t one of those picked-a-random character things that some books have. It was also a quick read. I finished it in about 2 hours. I also thought the cover was awesome and unique.

Now for the negative. Maybe it’s because I don’t like creepy, psycho stories, and I don’t like gore or things that make you feel like you can’t trust anyone afterwards, but this book felt too detailed in some parts  for me. And the mentions of animal abuse made me feel sick. Some books, like The Gone series, I can overlook the gross parts because I love the characters, but I couldn’t with this book.

I also felt like there were a lot of things that made this book feel a bit like a unfinished first draft. In the beginning she mentions that her brother is special ed, but that is never mentioned or used again. Zach expressed some of the same need for revenge as she does, but it’s never explained. Also, their relationship seemed to just end without assuring anything. Do they get back together? Does he get back with his ex? Who knows? And the random sex. That was weird and meaningless. And any scenes with or mentioning Dr. Issa were basically useless.

I didn’t like any of the characters at all. Lane was freaky and unbelievable as a realist person. But really, they all were. The closest I came to liking a character was Victor. He seemed like a real, and normal dad.

All in all, I didn’t like this book. A friend recently told me how much she loved the author’s other novels, and I trust her judgement, so maybe this was just an off-novel? Maybe my dislike of the subject has tainted my review. HOWEVER, I do recommend it to people who don’t mind gore and psycho-characters. Fans of Dexter (which I have never seen, actually) might enjoy it.

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Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor 
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“The two of them were stoic and stone-faced and ten feet apart, currently not even looking at each other, but Zuzana had the impression of a pair of magnets pretending not to be magnets. Which, you know, only works until it doesn’t.”

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

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“The two of them were stoic and stone-faced and ten feet apart, currently not even looking at each other, but Zuzana had the impression of a pair of magnets pretending not to be magnets. Which, you know, only works until it doesn’t.”

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Anonymous asked: Can I have some book buy advice? So this book series went through one of those annoying cover changes and the original one is pretty ugly. But, it's on for $5 at my book store, while the pretty paperback new cover one is about $11. Which one do you think I should get? I REALLY need help, I'm so lost!

Oh, that’s a tough one.

Is it one of your favorite series? Because if it’s just an ok one, I’d say get the original. Or if you can’t really afford the newer one.

If you love the series and like the new covers, I’d say get the new ones!

(Speaking of which, I bought the last Gone novel today and it doesn’t match the rest and it makes me sad.)

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  1. You can find it here! Thanks!
  2. Welcome to the family!
  3. Thanks! I haven’t, I’ve had it in my to-do list forever. It’ll be up soon!
  4. I don’t do non-fiction, sorry!
  5. She’s taken, sorry!
  6. Expect it soon!
  7. Welcome to the family!
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666 Park Avenue by Gabriella Pierce
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666 Park Avenue by Gabriella Pierce

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Sing Sweet Nightingale by   Erica Cameron 
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Sing Sweet Nightingale by Erica Cameron

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The End, by Lemony Snicket
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“Those unable to catalog the past are doomed to repeat it.”

The End, by Lemony Snicket

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“Those unable to catalog the past are doomed to repeat it.”

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Don’t kill yourself, please.

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If you’re suffering from depression and are looking for a sign to not go through with ending your life, this is it. This is the sign. We care.

If you see this on your dash, reblog it. You could save a life.

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