Review of End of the Lie by Diana Rodriguez Wallach (digital arc)




End of the Lie by Diana Rodriguez Wallach


With her harrowing tale of espionage and near death experiences finally out in the open, Anastasia Phoenix thought things would be better. That she and her friends had outsmarted Department D, the criminal empire her parents helped create.

She thought wrong.

Former friends have turned to enemies, causing more innocent lives to get swept up into the dangerous world her parents created. Now it’s up to Anastasia to stop the damage before anyone else gets hurt—or worse. She embarks on a treacherous trail from Poland to Prague, and old rivals emerge at every turn. But when the final confrontation occurs, will she be too late to protect the ones she loves… or even herself?

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Most Anticipated YA Releases for February 2019


We’re already past the halfway point for January!  How did that happen?  So now it’s time to look ahead and see what books are coming out in February.  I know this isn’t everything, but these are some of the hyped books and/or books that I’m excited for.


* already read

$ have it ordered

^ have an arc I still need to read.


2/5 (one of these is 2/4):



End of the Lie *

Lady Smoke * $

The Deceivers

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Blog Tour for The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi with Giveaway




Welcome to the blog tour for The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi.  This tour is being hosted by Wednesday Books.  I will be sharing information about the book, the link to my review, and there will be a giveaway.



By Roshani Chokshi

Wednesday Books

On-Sale Date: January 15, 2019

Hardcover: 978-1-250-14454-6 / $18.99

E-Book: 978-1-250-14456-0 / $9.99




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Signing up for the 2019 Audiobook Challenge




I decided to join another challenge for 2019.  This one is for audiobooks.  You can sign up here.


Challenge Details

  • Runs January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019. You can join at anytime.
  • The goal is to find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2019 than you did in 2018.
  • Books must be in audio format (CD, MP3, etc.)
  • ANY genres count.
  • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
  • You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, Facebook, LibraryThing, etc.
  • If you’re a blogger grab the button and do a quick post about the challenge to help spread the word. If you’re not a blogger you can help by posting on Facebook or Tweeting about the challenge.
  • Updates plus a giveaway will be posted twice during the year. First update in June 30, 2019 and last update in December 15, 2019.

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2019 Pages Read Challenge Sign Up


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I decided to sign up for the 2019 Pages Read Challenge hosted by Book Dragon’s Lair.  I thought this looked like a good one for me.


About The Challenge:

How many pages can you read this year?

This challenge isn’t about how many books you read but rather how many pages. After all, it isn’t fair that I might read 4 titles and another might read 2 titles but we’ve read the same number of pages!

There is one hard rule, one just for general courtesy, several guidelines and eight levels.
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Can’t Wait Wednesday 1/16/19




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.




The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante

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Blog Tour for Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen M. McManus (review and giveaway)


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Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen M. McManus.  This tour is being hosted by RockStar Book Tours.  I’ll be sharing my review and there will be a giveaway.



Author: Karen McManus

Pub. Date: January 8, 2019

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook

Pages: 336

Find it: GoodreadsAmazonAudible,  B&NiBooksTBD



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