My (Not So) Trashy Romance Reading List

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Can you take a guess what today is? Well, yes it is Wednesday. Oh yeah, you can call it “hump day.” You know what forget all of this guessing today is Valentine’s Day! Ok. So I’m a few days late. I’ve been a busy lady! Let’s all pretend it’s Valentine’s Day while we read this […]

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5 Austen Inspired Romances on My TBR

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The golden standard for romantic novels may have shifted over the years, but the timelessness of Austen’s works, especially Pride and Prejudice, lives on. It is not a proper Valentine’s Day til one woman swoons over Mr. Darcy. Then, promptly wishes he was a real life man so they get married, have 2.5 kids, and move […]

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What if My Ex-Boyfriends Wrote A Book About Me?

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  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me: And Other Stories I Shouldn’t Share with Acquaintances, Coworkers, Taxi Drivers, Assistants, Job Interviewers, Bikini Waxers, and Ex/Current/Future Boyfriends But Have by Hilary Winston is a perfect tonic against all the lovey dovey atmosphere Valentine’s Day usually creates. Though, I […]

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Guest Post: My Go-To Literary Recommendations: 6 Books and 3 Short Stories

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My Go-To Literary Recommendations: 6 Books and 3 Short Stories (all works are marketed for adult readers; reader discretion is advised & (possible) Trigger Warnings for 4-6) Every year I seem to do fifty percent or so of my holiday and birthday shopping at a Barnes & Noble and an independent bookstore. Books and their […]

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5 Austen Inspired Romances on My TBR


articles, book list, book lists, classics, love, mr. darcy, romance, strong female characters, TBR List, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day, woman, womanhood

The golden standard for romantic novels may have shifted over the years, but the timelessness of Austen’s works, especially Pride and Prejudice, lives on. It is not a proper Valentine’s Day til one woman swoons over Mr. Darcy. Then, promptly wishes he was a real life man so they get married, have 2.5 kids, and move […]

February 11, 2018

What if My Ex-Boyfriends Wrote A Book About Me?


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  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me: And Other Stories I Shouldn’t Share with Acquaintances, Coworkers, Taxi Drivers, Assistants, Job Interviewers, Bikini Waxers, and Ex/Current/Future Boyfriends But Have by Hilary Winston is a perfect tonic against all the lovey dovey atmosphere Valentine’s Day usually creates. Though, I […]

February 11, 2018

6 Charming Non-fiction Books On the Subject of Love and Dating that on my TBR


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To top things off for my Valentine’s Day inspired bookish posts, I decided to begin with a genre typically over looked on Valentine’s Day:  non-fiction. Non-fiction does not have the sexiness or allure of a steamy romance novel, but it’s just as important in informing people the mechanics of love, dating, and of course sex. […]

February 10, 2018

Paperback Adventures: The Time I Did a Twitter Read-a-thon


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Over the summer when I started to spend every minute (it seems) on Twitter, I noticed something peculiar. People were participating in these events called “read-a-thons.” Curious, I decided to keep an out for them. From what I observed, these events usually last for a short period of time and have a certain topic behind […]

January 11, 2018

The October Country: Not Your Typical Bradbury Stories


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The Spook-a-thon and The October Country: An Intro Yes, I saved the best for last. My first read for the Spook-a-thon was The October Country by Ray Bradbury.  In early October, I contemplated about creating a list of collected short stories that would be good for Halloween. During my research, I discovered The October Country. […]

January 9, 2018

10 Star Wars Books on My TBR List


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Before I continue with today’s post let me take a minute to address this will be my last post of 2017.  Over the course of 2017, I have done so many things, I would not have imagined myself doing in 2016. I’m a wee bit sad 2017 will be over as of midnight today. On the […]

December 31, 2017