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  • Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Romanov by Nadine Brandes (ARC Review)

      I received a complimentary copy of this book from Thomas Nelson through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own. Good Morning! Today I am SO EXCITED cause I get to review ROMANOV by Nadine Brandes. Why am I so excited about this particular book? Well, its because I LOVE the story of Anastasia Romanov. The 20th Century Fox movie Anastasia is one of my favorite movies of all time and I have seen the Broadway Production not once, but twice, within the same year. Needless to say, I was so excited to receive this review copy from NetGalley. This book begins with Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov and…

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    January Wrap Up

    Hello All! This is a new segment I am going to be doing at the end of each month, wrapping up all the books I’ve read! Longer reviews for these books are going up later but for right now I just wanted to share my thoughts on the books! This month I read 8 Books which means I have 92 books to go before reaching my ultimate goal! So here are the books I have read  in January 2019:   Even if I fall by Abigail Johnson – ⅘ Stars Thank you, NetGalley and the publisher for providing me with this ARC! Wow. This book was amazing. I was immediately…

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    Family Cruise 2018

    Hello Lovelies!! I know it’s been a few weeks but today I want to tell you guys about my cruise over winter break! It was such a fun week and only the second time I have ever been on a cruise. We went on the Royal Caribbean ship, the Allure of the Seas which is one of the world’s largest cruise ships. I hope you enjoy!   Day One: This first day was in a word, stressful. It was my family (5 people), plus my cousins (4 people), and my grandparents. We woke up early and got driven to the port. We checked our bags in and waited a long…

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    The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano

    Hello Lovelies, Today I am reviewing The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano. This book was a part of my December TBR and is a loose retelling of the story of King Midas. DeStefano also wrote The Chemical Garden series which is a beautiful read. The Glass Spare tells the story of  Wilhelmenia Heidl, the fourth child and only daughter of the King of a wealthy Kingdom. Wil wishes to explore the world but her father keeps her hidden the palace and only lets her out to spy for him. One day, when Wil is attacked she discovers that her touch can turn any living thing into gemstone. Terrified yet fascinated…

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    Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Books

    Happy Top Ten Tuesday! This week I am doing the  Top Ten Books of my Childhood! For this list, I am including books that give me some serious nostalgia for the simpler days! Some of these are books, some of these are series but they all are a special part of my life. Here they are:   Harry Potter Series  by JK Rowling The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick  Riordan The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle Bone Series by Jeff Smith The Tale of Despereaux…

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    Twenty Facts About Me

      Good Morning! Today I thought it would be fun to do twenty random facts about me (with a little two truths and a lie at the very end). Some of these questions I got from Youtube tags and some I thought up on my own! I hope you enjoy and feel free to write some random facts about yourself in the comments!   Full Name: Shelby Grace Levine Birthday: April 27th, 2000  (I’m 18 Years old) Eye Color:  Blue (I got the superlative for best eyes in High School) Height: 5’5 – I’m nice and average. College Major: Theater Arts and Psychology Sports: Played Varsity Soccer for three years!…

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    Renegades by Marissa Meyer

    “One cannot be brave who has no fear.” Morning Everyone! Today I am reviewing Renegades by Marissa Meyer! If you don’t know who she is, Marissa Meyer is the author of The Lunar Chronicles and the standalone novel Heartless. I absolutely adore The Lunar Chronicles and Heartless is on my Want to Read list. I read this book as a part of my December TBR list after hearing about it for months! The main thing that appealed to me about this was the fact its a SUPERHERO book. This is not something you typically see in the YA genre, besides the book Powerless which is AMAZING and you should definitely…

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    My Fall/Winter Music Playlist 2018

    Hello! Today I am sharing with you guys some songs from my Fall/Winter playlist. I have been known to change my music taste with the seasons. This summer, it was country music all the time, and before that, it was show tunes (though showtunes is sort of a constant). Recently, I have been listening to a mix of indie and folk songs. I like songs that tell stories, that have a purpose, so I wanted to share the ten songs I have been listening to this fall and winter (in no particular order): This Heart I Know by Westward the Tide Somewhere Only We Know by Keane North Carolina by Little…