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Book Review: The 5th Wave (Day 125)

My book club read The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey for the month of April. While I was very hesitant about this one, because I’d read tons of negative reviews, I found for the most part that this was a solidly enjoyable read. Here’s the description from Goodreads: After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After… Continue reading Book Review: The 5th Wave (Day 125)

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3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge- Day 3

Wow, I can’t believe it’s the last day for this challenge already!  Go read Days 1 and 2 if you missed them. I have loved putting this one together and sharing some of my favorite quotes. Thanks to Rachael from Rachael Reads for tagging me! “They are beyond me. These humans. With their brief lives… Continue reading 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge- Day 3

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Day 76: Dreaming of Sheep?

Dreams often seem comprised of our lives, cut up into fragments and swirled about as if in a kaleidoscope until utterly weird combinations float through our subconscious. One could say dreams are the trash heaps of our consciousness, or maybe the recycling bin, if you were charitable. Dreams eerily echo the secret desires of our… Continue reading Day 76: Dreaming of Sheep?

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Book Review: This Shattered World

This Shattered World is the sequel to These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, continuing the Starbound Trilogy. If you haven’t read that beauty, read my review here then go grab it for yourself! It may also be helpful to have read This Night, So Dark, the short story between These Broken Stars and This Shattered World. My… Continue reading Book Review: This Shattered World

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Book Review: This Night, So Dark

This Night, So Dark is the short story that Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner wrote and published for free to connect These Broken Stars and This Shattered World, books 1 and 2 of their Starbound Trilogy. Because this short story relied heavily on material from These Broken Stars, this WILL NOT BE A SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! Sorry, I just can’t do it.… Continue reading Book Review: This Night, So Dark

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Book Review: These Broken Stars

These Broken Stars is the first book in the Starbound Trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner. It had been recommended to me several times by various people, so I finally picked it up, and I am so glad I did! Here’s the description from Goodreads: Luxury spaceliner Icarus suddenly plummets from hyperspace into the… Continue reading Book Review: These Broken Stars

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Day 51: The Madness of a Dream

“Come to me Just in a dream. Come on and rescue me.” -“Madness” by Muse Malcolm twitched. His face scrunched, his eyebrows flicked, his hands moved of their own accord, his eyes rolled under closed lids. Beads of sweat pooled on his forehead, and he rolled over, tangling the sheets around his legs. The comforter… Continue reading Day 51: The Madness of a Dream