9 Authors And/Or Books I’ve Struggled To Get Into:

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9 Authors And/Or Books I’ve Struggled To Get Into: (Note: All works listed below were marketed for adult readers as opposed to the YA market.)   Years ago, I had a teacher, one of my favorite English teachers ever actually, who said that she gave a book fifty pages before she decided to continue or […]

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Books I Surprisingly Never Read Before: The Hunger Games

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I’ve never read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, that is until last weekend. When the original Hunger Games mania took over, I dodged reading the dystopian series. Even my younger brother’s obsession could not coax me to pick up the book. Recently though, the students at the school I work in started reading The […]

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1 Year Anniversary for Paperback Beaches: Party Time!

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Today is a special day on Paperback Beaches. It’s officially the one year anniversary of Paperback Beaches. Ok, at least for the domain name. So I might be off a day or two when I was originally setting up. For the one year anniversary, I’m going to take a look back at the last year […]

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Books I Read This Month: March/April 2018

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As an avid Star Wars fan, I could not pass the opportunity to start this article off with a gif: Secondly, I’m digging the weather outside except for the fact where I lived it kind of skipped spring and went straight to summer. Spring/summer has been a long time coming weather wise. If you recall […]

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Books I Surprisingly Never Read Before: The Hunger Games


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I’ve never read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, that is until last weekend. When the original Hunger Games mania took over, I dodged reading the dystopian series. Even my younger brother’s obsession could not coax me to pick up the book. Recently though, the students at the school I work in started reading The […]

May 23, 2018

3 Month Round Up!


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Howdy y’all   It’s been three months since I published The Books I Read This Month: October/November 2017. November 2017? Wow, that seems like it was so long ago! Time flies when you’re pretending to be a cowboy! *crickets* It’s ok if I’m the only one that laughed at that joke.   First and foremost, […]

March 7, 2018

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 […]

February 11, 2018