Book Haul for April // I’ve started buying books on eBay in the middle of the night

I don’t know about you, but quarantine is getting to me and I’ve started buying books on eBay in the middle of the night. Because what else do you do after 80 days of not being around anyone but your cat? Whatever we need to cope in these wild times, I guess.

As always, I want to reiterate that you do not need to buy and own a lot of books in order to be considered a book blogger or lover. I am quite frugal with everything else so that I can buy books because I love them, but I do not ever want to make you feel bad if you cannot afford to buy books or have poor access where you live.

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ARC Review: This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf [Blog Tour]

Welcome friends to my post on Harlequin Trade Publishing’s blog tour for This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf, which is out now!

If you are looking for a dark and twisty whodunit and how mystery that will keep you guessing, look no further!

This is How I Lied is a heavy, powerful, and twisty read. Reading this book was uncomfortable at times, resulting in an unnerving reading experience where I didn’t know who to trust.

“Dark places made it so much easier to be cruel, to exact revenge.”

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I’m Co-Hosting Books and Tea’s June Readalong of The Storm Crow!

Chances are that unless you’re brand new here (if so, HI! Welcome!), you’ve heard me scream incessantly about a handful of books: Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody, This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada, and The Storm Crow by Kalyn Josephson.

I’m beyond ecstatic to announce that I’m co-hosting Books & Tea’s readalong of The Storm Crow in June with my good friend Lauren @ Northern Plunder! We’ve been planning this since late last year and are thrilled to bring a book that means so much to us to more people, especially since the sequel The Crow Rider comes out on July 7th.

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YALLWEST goes Digital for 2020, April 25th & 26th!

Concerts, sporting events, and festivals of all shapes and sizes have been cancelled while COVID-19 ravages around the globe. Book festivals such as YALLWest and Book Con are among the countless events cancelled in 2020. The ripple effect of these closures are yet to be seen, but these events are among the only way for readers (who aren’t reviewers/content creators) to engage with authors and publishers. Book events like these and book tour stops are a vital way for authors to connect with readers and promote their upcoming work.

I was actually registered to attend both BookCon in NYC (with Kate @ Your Tita Kate) and YALLWest (with Dev @ Read by Dev). I’m not gonna lie, I am a bit sad to not be able to hang out with bookish friends but I am really happy that some events are being shifted into online models for 2020!

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