Monday’s Not Coming

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Monday’s Not Coming was the first book I finished for this year’s Reading Rush.

I listened to the audiobook of Monday’s Not Coming, so there won’t be any artsy pictures today. Sorry ~ Management

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Penguin Random House Book Haul (Part 1)

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I’ve been taking part in a summer writing program hosted by one of my teachers from high school for the past few weeks. The funny thing is, I never actually had him as a teacher when I was in high school. He was the sponsor for this movie making club I was in with a few other friends and we’ve always kept up with one another ever since.

He’s been telling me about this writing club for a couple years now, but this was the summer I finally had both free time and a car, so I decided to make good on my promise and come to a meeting. Then that one meeting turned into three.

I’ve honestly been enjoying the Summer Writing Club, but now I’ve had to cut my time there short because of my new job. Thankfully, the last meeting I went to was the best of them all.

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Down the TBR Hole #1

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Down the TBR Hole is a pretty regular thing for many book bloggers. I saw it on both Ivana’s blog and Fadwa’s blog this past week and I’ve been seeing others post about it before, so I decided to finally try it out.

The Rules

  •  1. Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  •  2. Order on ascending date added.
  •  3. Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books.
  •  4. Read the synopsis of the books.
  •  5. Time to Decide: keep it or should it go

My First Five:

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With the Fire on High (Book Review)

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If you’ve been following this blog over the course of 2019, you know how much I love gushing about The Poet X. It was my first read of the new year and I’m thankful for that. It only made since to continue on with another one of Elizabeth Acevedo’s masterpieces.

This copy of With the Fire on High was purchased at my local bookstore, The Book Cellar, and that’s also where I took these two pictures. It’s a really cute book shop and I’m thinking about going back and taking more pictures. Comment below if you’d be interested in a post on that.

The minute I started this book, I knew I’d made a mistake.

With the Fire on High is the kind of story that requires a devotion of your day. Setting it down leads to a total dissatisfaction until you can pick it up again. I spent several nights with heavy eyelids, telling myself it would only be one more chapter.

With that being said, let’s get into the actual review.

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