#SixforSunday ~ Fireside Reads

#SixforSunday is hosted by Steph at A Little But A Lot. Every week there is a bookish-themed prompt to inspire 6 choices.

Today’s topic is Fireside Reads. I wish I could say there was some rhyme or reason to the stories I chose. While most are set at winter and make me want a fire, that isn’t the case for all of them, but they still came to mind as books I’d want to read by the fire.
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Trusting Winter ~ Review

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Title: Trusting Winter
Series: Unexpected Love #3
Author: Lora Richardson
Release Date: Nov 5, 2019
Genres: YA Contemporary Romance
Blurb: He wants to date her, but she’s afraid of being hurt. He’s persistent, but she’s unwavering. Which one will get what they want?

Once people find out my parents are in prison and I’ve spent half my life in foster care, they write me off. Moving from one place to another, living with strangers, and making friends only to move away, has worn down my heart. It’s easier to keep people at a distance than it is to feel the pain of another good-bye, so that’s what I do.

But I’ve never known anyone like Eddie. He’s open and trusting and carefree. So, basically my opposite. He has these blue eyes that see right through me, and he makes me want to spill all my secrets and drop all my walls and let him in.

The problem is, I’m sure it won’t be long before I have to leave. Nothing ever lasts for me, and I don’t imagine this will, either. My heart can’t take leaving behind one more person I love, so I just won’t love anyone.

Trusting Winter is Book 3 in the Unexpected Love series, but can be enjoyed as a standalone.

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Quips & Quotes 12/1/19

I LOVE keeping track of quotes that speak to me. Some turn me to mush. Some are profound and make me think. Some are just funny or entertaining. I often include a quote or two in my reviews, but I thought it would be fun to start a weekly post sharing my favorites from the previous week. So, without further ado, here’s my Quips & Quotes ~


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#IMWAYR ~ 11/25/19

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a place to meet up and share what you have been, and are about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment and er… add to your groaning TBR pile! So welcome in everyone. This meme started on J Kaye’s blog and then was hosted by Sheila from Book Journey. Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn at The Book Date. Jen Vincent, Teach Mentor Texts, and Kellee of Unleashing Readers decided to give It’s Monday! a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels or anything in those genres – join them.

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WWW Wednesday ~ 11/20/19

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

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?

 

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#IMWAYR ~ 11/18/19

Ali here ~

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a place to meet up and share what you have been, and are about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment and er… add to your groaning TBR pile! So welcome in everyone. This meme started on J Kaye’s blog and then was hosted by Sheila from Book Journey. Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn at The Book Date. Jen Vincent, Teach Mentor Texts, and Kellee of Unleashing Readers decided to give It’s Monday! a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels or anything in those genres – join them.

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Stacking the Shelves ~ 11/16/19

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Stacking The Shelves is hosted at Tynga’s Reviews and is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!


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