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TLC Book Tours: The Hiding Place (GIVEAWAY!!)

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About The Hiding Place Hardcover: 288 Pages Publisher: Crown (February 5, 2019) The thrilling second novel from the author of  The Chalk Man , about a teacher with a hidden agenda who returns to settle scores at a school he once attended, only to uncover a darker secret than he could have imagined. Joe never wanted to come back to Arnhill. After the way things ended with his old gang–the betrayal, the suicide, the murder–and after what happened when his sister went missing, the last thing he wanted to do was return to his hometown. But Joe doesn’t have a choice. Because judging by what was done to that poor Morton kid, what happened all those years ago to Joe’s sister is happening again. And only Joe knows who is  really  at fault. Lying his way into a teaching job at his former high school is the easy part. Facing off with former friends who are none too happy to have him back in town–while avoiding the enemies he’s made in the years since–is tougher. But the hardest part of all

Top Ten Tuesday: Recently Added to my TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by  That Artsy Reader Girl .  This Week's Topic: The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List A lot of new and upcoming releases here that I'm excited about!! What are some of you recent additions to your TBR? Happy Reading!

WWW Wednesday: January 23

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  Hosted by Taking On A World of Words .   The Three W's are:   What did you just finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you'll read next?   Recently Finished     Two totally different books! But I loved both! I also watched Crazy Rich Asians the movie on Friday night and LOVED it!!   Currently Reading     About 3/4 of the way through the sequel to Crazy Rich Asians, and enjoying it so far. Such a fun world to escape to! I'm also reading The Hiding Place, which I'll be reviewing on the blog for TLC Book Tours January 30th. I'm listening to The Matchmaker on audio from the library since it's one of Elin's I haven't read yet. It's OK so far.   Up Next       Review of Golden Child  for TLC Book Tours on the blog February 7th!        What are you reading this week? Happy Reading!   

Top Ten Books I Meant to Read in 2018

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  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl .  This Week's Topic:   Books I Meant to Read in 2018, but didn't     Which ones do you recommend I make sure to read in 2019?  

Top Ten New to Me Authors I Read in 2018

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl .  This Week's Topic:     New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018 Discovering new authors is so fun! Many of them wrote some of my favorite books of 2018!  I look forward to future books by these authors!! I know, I can't believe 2018 was my first time reading Kristin Hannah and Meg Wolitzer either!! Who are some new authors you discovered in 2018?

Bout of Books 24 Wrap Up

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Bout of Books 24 is complete!  What a great reading week! I definitely spent more time reading than usual this week, and finished three books!  In my original goals I had planned to track time reading, but....I tracked very little. In my daily updates posts, I listed estimated time but didn't want to stress myself out when I should be having fun! But I definitely met my goal--reading, connecting with others (mostly on twitter) and finishing books! These are the books I finished: Since my goal was to finish one book, I was thrilled to finish three! I liked all three of these! Bout of Books 25 starts May 13th! Can't wait for another round of Bout of Books!

Book Review: An Anonymous Girl

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Title: An Anonymous Girl Authors:   Greer Hendricks  and  Sarah Pekkanen   384 pages, published January 8, 2019 St. Martin's Press Note: I received this book from the publisher via  NetGalley   to facilitate my review. I received no other compensation, and all opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed. When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she’s thinking…and what she’s hiding. As Jess’s paranoia grows, it becomes clear that she can no longer trust what in her life is real, and what is one of Dr. Shields’ manipu