Review of Deadly Curious by Cindy Anstey (physical arc)

 

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Deadly Curious by Cindy Anstey

1834. Sophia Thompson wants nothing more than to be one of the famed Bow Street Runners, London’s most elite corps of detectives. Never mind that a woman has never before joined their ranks–and certainly never mind that her reclusive family has forbidden her from pursuing such an unladylike goal.

She gets the chance to prove her capabilities when an urgent letter arrives from her frantic cousin Daphne, begging Sophia to come look into the suspicious death of Daphne’s brother.

As Sophia begins to unravel the tangled threads of the case–with the help of a charming young policeman–she soon realizes that the murderer may be even closer to her family than she ever suspected.

Expected publication: June 23rd 2020 by Swoon Reads

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Blog Tour for Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi (review and giveaway)

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the ARU SHAH AND THE TREE OF WISHES by Roshani Chokshi Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

 

Title: ARU SHAH AND THE TREE OF WISHES (Pandava Quartet #3)

Author: Roshani Chokshi

Pub. Date: April 2, 2020

Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents

Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook

Pages: 400

Find it: GoodreadsAmazonKindleAudibleB&NiBooksKoboTBDBookshop.org

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Can’t Wait Wednesday 4/22/20

 

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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 4/21/20

 

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 popular books I haven’t read.  There are so many, so I just chose 5 random ones.  There is no order for them.

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Top Ten Tuesday 4/21/20

 

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.   You can find each week’s topic on her site.

This week’s topic is titles that would make good band names.  I honestly think most books would make awesome band names.  This was a fun one.

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5 On My TBR #5ONMYTBR 4/20/20

 

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#5OnMyTBR is a newer meme created by Local Bee Hunter’s Nook.  I thought this would be a fun one to try out.  Thank you Melanie for telling me about this.

This week’s topic is hype from the past.  There are so many hyped books I still have to read, so this should be pretty easy.  They’re in no particular order.  I’m going with recent past and not all the way back to classics.

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Goodreads Monday 4/20/20

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.  Probably a lot.

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Road To Eugenica by A.M. Rose

Two dimensions – And the girl who connects them.

Yesterday, Drea Smith couldn’t do anything spectacular—even walking and texting at the same time was a challenge. But today, she suddenly has more answers than Google, can speak and understand numerous languages, and she can fight. Like a boss.

Super freaky.

Drea has no idea where her encyclopedic knowledge has come from, but she’ll take it when she discovers someone out there knows her secret and wants her badly. And that they’ve been searching for her since she was born.

Since she was created.

With the help of her best friend Dylan, who just wants to keep her safe, and Maddox, a mysterious new boy who is prepared to get her answers, Drea will have to push her new skills to their limit as she uncovers nothing is quite what it seems.

As she uncovers…Eugenica.

 

Have you read this yet?  Is it on your TBR?

 

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Quarterly Check In For All My Yearly Challenges

 

Sorry it’s taken so long to get to this post.  I wanted to check in and see how I’m doing towards each goal.

 

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I’ve read 25 total.  My goal is 30 books.  Looks like I’ll hit that number soon.

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Down The TBR Hole #130

 

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

I am going to remove sequels for books when I haven’t read book one.  They may or may not get added back later.

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Blog Tour for The Silence of Bones by June Hur (review and giveaway)

 

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Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Silence of Bones by June Hur.  This tour is being hosted by Fantastic Flying Book Club.

 

The Silence of Bones

by June Hur
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release Date: April 21st 2020

Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Historical, Historical Fiction

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