Pop Punk Christmas/Holiday Songs

 

I’m not someone who listens to a lot of holiday music.  But I love pop punk and there are some really great songs out there if you look around.  I thought I would share ten below.  They’re definitely not all happy songs, but anyone that likes pop punk will probably enjoy these.

 

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Can’t Wait Wednesday 12/18/19

 

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Can’t Wait Wednesday/Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine.   It was created to show off a future release that you are excited for.

I apologize if there are any repeats.

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Top Five Tuesday 12/17/19

 

Top Five Tuesday was created by Bionic Book Worm.  You can find the topics on the blog I just linked.

This week’s topic is “Dear Santa”  5 books I want under my tree.

I’m not going to share info like I normally do (time and wrist).   There will just be cover photos.

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Goodreads Monday 12/16/19

 

Goodreads Monday is hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.  All you have to do is show off a book from your TBR that you’re looking forward to reading.

It’s getting hard to remember which ones I’ve done already, so I’m sorry if you see a book pop up on these more than once.  It will happen.

 

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All Eyes On Us by Kit Frick

Pretty Little Liars meets People Like Us in this taut, tense thriller about two teens who find their paths intertwined when an anonymous texter threatens to spill their secrets and uproot their lives.

PRIVATE NUMBER: Wouldn’t you look better without a cheater on your arm?
AMANDA: Who is this?

The daughter of small town social climbers, Amanda Kelly is deeply invested in her boyfriend, real estate heir Carter Shaw. He’s kind, ambitious, the town golden boy—but he’s far from perfect. Because behind Amanda’s back, Carter is also dating Rosalie.

PRIVATE NUMBER: I’m watching you, Sweetheart.
ROSALIE: Who IS this?

Rosalie Bell is fighting to remain true to herself and her girlfriend—while concealing her identity from her Christian fundamentalist parents. After years spent in and out of conversion “therapy,” her own safety is her top priority. But maintaining a fake, straight relationship is killing her from the inside.

When an anonymous texter ropes Amanda and Rosalie into a bid to take Carter down, the girls become collateral damage—and unlikely allies in a fight to unmask their stalker before Private uproots their lives.

PRIVATE NUMBER: You shouldn’t have ignored me. Now look what you made me do…

 

Have you read All Eyes On Us?  Is it on your TBR?

 

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Blog Tour (promo) for Shades of Magic: Night of Knives by VE Schwab

 

Thank you to Titan Comics for asking me to be a part of this promo tour.

 

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SHADES OF MAGIC: THE STEEL PRINCE – KNIGHT OF KNIVES
Writer: VE Schwab
Artist: Budi Setiawan, Andrea Olimpieri
Publisher: Titan Comics
Softcover, $6.99, £13.99
ISBN: 9781782762119
On Sale Now!

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Down The TBR Hole #112

 

Down The TBR Hole is a meme created by lost in a story that revolves around cleansing your TBR of all those books you’re never going to read and sort through it all to know what’s actually on there.

Most of you probably know this feeling, your Goodreads TBR pile keeps growing and growing and it seems like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. You keep adding, but you add more than you actually read. And then when youre scrolling through your list, you realize that you have no idea what half the books are about and why you added them. Well thats going to change!

It works like this:

  • Go to your goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 (or even more!) if youre feeling adventurous) books. Of course, if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go

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Review of Blood Countess by Lana Popovic (physical arc)

 

 

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Blood Countess by Lana Popovic

A historical YA horror novel based on the infamous real-life inspiration for Countess Dracula

In 17th century Hungary, Anna Darvulia has just begun working as a scullery maid for the young and glamorous Countess Elizabeth Báthory. When Elizabeth takes a liking to Anna, she’s vaulted to the dream role of chambermaid, a far cry from the filthy servants’ quarters below. She receives wages generous enough to provide for her family, and the Countess begins to groom Anna as her friend and confidante. It’s not long before Anna falls completely under the Countess’s spell—and the Countess takes full advantage. Isolated from her former friends, family, and fiancé, Anna realizes she’s not a friend but a prisoner of the increasingly cruel Elizabeth. Then come the murders, and Anna knows it’s only a matter of time before the Blood Countess turns on her, too.

Hardcover, 320 pages
Expected publication: January 28th 2020 by Amulet Books

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Friday Face Off 12/13/19

 

I saw this on Lynn’s Book Blog and thought it would be fun to do.  I may not do every week, but I’m going to try to do as many as I can.

 

The Friday Face Off meme was created by Books by Proxy .  This is a great opportunity to feature some of your favorite book covers.  The rules are fairly simple each week, following a predetermined theme, choose a book, compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favorite.

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5 Star Predictions for Winter 2019/2020

 

I did this for fall and thought it was fun, so I’m hoping to do it for every season now.  At least when I can remember.

I’m going to guess 10 books that I am hoping to read this winter that I think will be 5 star reads for me.  Hopefully I read all 10, but you never know.  I get moody with my reading at times.  I’ll post an update to this in the spring to see how I did with my guesses.

 

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