WWW Wednesday 5/5/21

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme is hosted by Taking on a World of Words.

Happy Wednesday!

I hope everyone’s having a great week! Monday we had an exciting visitor. We’re pretty sure it was a pygmy rattlesnake. At first I thought it was a timber rattler, but upon closer inspection we think it was a pygmy. That’s the third venomous snake to visit us this spring. I’m not particularly thrilled about that. I don’t mind snakes. We live in the woods and it’s their habitat. But, it’s not that usual to see that many venomous ones, and since our son was bitten last year, it’s extra unappealing.

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Top Ten Tuesday ~ My Ten Most Recent Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

Happy Tuesday everyone!! I hope your week has gotten off to a good start! Today’s Top Ten topic is My Ten Most Recent Reads. Easy Peasy! If I already wrote a review, you’ll find a link to it. If not, I’m sharing brief thoughts on it. I’m starting with my furtherst read and leading up to my most recent.

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@DesertAThon May 2021 TBR

When I first started looking into readathons happening in May, I couldn’t find any. A few weeks later and BAM! There’s tons of them, and I was left having to choose between them. Part of me wanted to just say I was going to do them all, but yeah, I know myself better than that. There are times when I could pull that off, but not right now.

DesertAThon takes place throughout the month of May, and if you’re interested, then you can check out all the info here ~

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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Animals in Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

Happy Tuesday everyone!! I hope your week has gotten off to a good start! Today’s Top Ten topic is Animals from Books. I chose to pick 10 books with animals in the titles that I have loved, appreciated, or have special memories with them.

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Twice Shy ~ Review

Title: Twice Shy
Series: N/A
Author: Sarah Hogle

Release Date: April 6, 2021
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons


Can you find real love when you’ve always got your head in the clouds?

Maybell Parish has always been a dreamer and a hopeless romantic. But living in her own world has long been preferable to dealing with the disappointments of real life. So when Maybell inherits a charming house in the Smokies from her Great-Aunt Violet, she seizes the opportunity to make a fresh start.

Yet when she arrives, it seems her troubles have only just begun. Not only is the house falling apart around her, but she isn’t the only inheritor: she has to share everything with Wesley Koehler, the groundskeeper who’s as grouchy as he is gorgeous—and it turns out he has very different vision for the property’s future.

Convincing the taciturn Wesley to stop avoiding her and compromise is a task more formidable than the other dying wishes Great-Aunt Violet left behind. But when Maybell uncovers something unexpectedly sweet beneath Wesley’s scowls, and as the two slowly begin to let their guard down, they might learn that sometimes the smallest steps outside one’s comfort zone can lead to the greatest rewards.

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