First Lines Fridays (42) – February 18, 2022

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!
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Top 5 Tuesday – Top 5 Series I Haven’t Finished

Hello everyone! Welcome back for another Top 5 Tuesday! The prompt for today is the top 5 series I haven’t finished. I’m going to try to avoid a ton of repetition on this one because many of the books from the last few weeks should probably land here, as well. However, there are plenty of others to choose from, as well. So, here’s what I’ve got when it comes to series I really need to read more of… Top 5 Tuesday was created by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm, and is now being hosted at Meeghan Reads!

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Mid-Month NetGalley Check-In – February 2022

When it comes to NetGalley, things have been quite busy. I read and reviewed four books, and I’ve been approved for six new books in the last month. You can see where I was last month in my most recent check-in post. My feedback ratio thankfully managed to stay stable at 60%. I’ve completed 32 ARC reviews out of the total 53 for which I have been approved. I now have 20 unread books available to read on my shelf, which is once again the most I’ve ever had at one time. The reviews I completed in the last month were Obsidian, Midnight Horizon, Bluebird, and Age of Ash.

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First Lines Fridays (41) – February 11, 2022

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!
Read More »