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Pocket Review: Jackaby by William Ritter


“Miss Rook, I am not an occultist,” Jackaby said. “I have a gift that allows me to see truth where others see the illusion–and there are many illusions. All the world’s a stage, as they say, and I seem to have the only seat in the house with a view behind the curtain.”

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Bookish Fun – Bookish Quotes Tag! (Original)

This is a tag that I haven’t seen around, but I thought would be a lot of fun for people! I figured out two different ways to accomplish this tag, for the people who like a little variety 🙂

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Bookish Fun – Three Wishes

So, this idea is from BrokeByBooks , and their list of 52 book blogging ideas. This is number 24, which was if a genie could grant you three bookish wishes, what would you ask for? So a huge thank you to BrokeByBooks for this amazing idea!

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Discussion – Books I Am Thankful For

Good morning, everyone!

Today is Thanksgiving, and while it is not a favorite holiday of mine (mainly because how the history of it is twisted into some happy tale between the Native Americans and the colonists when it was anything but). Anyway, I tend to focus more on the being thankful part, and I figured, why not include books in the mix?

These books will not be in any sort of category, i.e. ‘books that had the most impact’, because that’s simply not how things are done here. Each book has a unique reason for my thanks.

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Pocket Review: Serafina and the Black Cloak



“Never go into the deep parts of the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul.”

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Added To My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event by The Broke and The Bookish, and since I am a new blog on the scene I thought it would be a good idea to involve myself in things like this so people reading this can get to know me and my tastes better, and come to like my blog.

This week’s theme is 10 books I’ve added to my TBR recently. There are a lot of books in my TBR, so narrowing down the ones I wanted to put in here was very difficult. I managed, however, so now I present to you my list.

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My name is Maxwell, Max for short, and welcome to my blog!

I plan to use this platform to talk about books and writing. I have a lot of ideas for upcoming posts, and I have a lot to say and I hope you will enjoy your time here and I would love for recommendations on what kind of posts you want to see.

I mostly read YA, but I sometimes branch out into science fiction and some nonfiction at times. I plan to write reviews among other things. I have a Twitter for books, so please feel free to hit me up and have an awesome conversation about books and the written word!

Twitter: @BooksAreLife04

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Discussion – Seasonal Reads

I don’t know about my other reader friends out there but as the seasons change,  I love to curl up with a book that correlates to the weather outside my window. It just seems to set the mood, you know? Does anyone else feel like that?

Imagine with me for a second: It’s fall, the leaves are changing, the pumpkin spice everything is coming out, and it’s time to get spooky.

Cracking open a book about the summertime during the spooky times seems like a wasted opportunity, in my opinion. Same for any other season. So I’m going to recommend a book for each season to you, and in the comments down below I would like you to leave more recommendations for us to enjoy!

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