Month: October 2017

All About Halloween Book Tag!

Posted October 31, 2017 by Madalyn / 6 Comments

Hi friends, and happy Halloween to all who celebrate! My lovely friend Catfairy @ Living in a YA Dream recently tagged me in the All About Halloween Book Tag, and since today’s Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween freebie, I thought this would be the perfect post for today! Let’s get spooky, y’all. What are your favorite Halloween movies? Okay, so anyone who knows me knows that I’m not a huge movie fan. Something about visual media just doesn’t grab my attention. That being said, I have always loved horror movies! From the classics, to campy, low-quality slashers, to more recent horror releases, I love them all. Especially the ones having to do with ghosts and demons. Idk, guys. What […]

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Monthly Novel Rewind: Spooktacular October 2017 Edition

Posted October 30, 2017 by Madalyn / 4 Comments

Novel Rewind is our version of a wrap-up post, where we discuss what we read and what we’ve been up to during the past month, as well as what’s ahead in the coming month. new on the blog our most anticipated november release Madalyn: The end of the year always tends to see a slow-down in new releases, but I am excited for this one! I have an ARC that I still was supposed to read last month, but that didn’t happen, oops. venturing around the blogosphere Check out these posts from other creators we loved this month! <3 Inge @ Of Wonderland writes about those times when your mental illness makes you the “difficult” one for #ShatteringStigmas  Author Paula […]

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Madalyn’s Favorite Mysteries | October Monthly Recommendations

Posted October 28, 2017 by Madalyn / 6 Comments

Monthly Recommendations is a Goodreads group created and hosted by Kayla Rayne @ Kayla Rayne and Trina @ Between Chapters. I used to do these videos when I was on BookTube, and I really miss them, so I’ve decided to try to do them on the blog every month from now on! October’s topic is our favorite mysteries. I don’t read many books classified as strictly mysteries, so I’ve compiled a list of my favorite books of many different genres that involve a mystery subplot. madalyn’s favorite mysteries The Diviners by Libba Bray // I mean, if you read my blog often or follow me anywhere, you knew this was coming. I just ADORE Libba Bray as a writer, and this […]

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Waiting on Wednesday: In Her Skin by Kim Savage

Posted October 25, 2017 by Bee / 5 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a feature where we show off one of our most anticipated reads of the year. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR. bee’s waiting on… why i’m waiting Because it reminds me a bit of Here Lies Daniel Tate, which I loooooooooooved, and I love con stories so yasss. It sounds awesome and I want it and need it and why don’t I have it already? Are you excited for In Her Skin? What book are you waiting on this week?

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Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Book Titles

Posted October 24, 2017 by Madalyn / 6 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is “top ten unique book titles,” so today I’ll be sharing titles that I find unique or intriguing. I won’t be listing reasons for each title, because my reason for finding them unique is pretty much the same across the board: all of these titles intrigue me as to the content of the book itself. Without further ado, let’s get into the list! madalyn’s top ten Books I’ve Read    Books On My TBR What books with unique titles have you read, and what are some you want to read?

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Weekly Novel Rewind (15)

Posted October 22, 2017 by Madalyn / 8 Comments

Novel Rewind is our version of a weekly wrap-up post. We will be linking up to Stacking the Shelves and The Sunday Post. Life Updates This post is going up so late! Yikes. Better late than never… right? RIGHT??? Anyway, I had a busy but exciting week. I finally recovered from the Stomach Flu of Death (TM) last Sunday. Tuesday night, I attended the launch event for Nic Stone’s Dear Martin here in Atlanta! It was PERFECT– seriously, I love what she did with the launch. First off, it was held at the Center for Civil and Human Rights, which I think is one of the best museums in the city, and of course was such an appropriate venue for […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Made Me Hungry

Posted October 17, 2017 by Madalyn / 10 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is “ten books that feature yummy foods,” so today I’ll be discussing books that have made me hungry and why! madalyn’s top ten eight Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid // Two words: cinnamon buns. I don’t even have particularly strong feelings towards cinnamon rolls, but dang, this book made me crave them. Heartless by Marissa Meyer // I expect this one will show up on a lot of people’s lists today, because it features ALL THE BAKED GOODS! I would kill to try Cath’s lemon tarts. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han // Another book with […]

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Non-Bookish: Fall-Themed Q&A!

Posted October 16, 2017 by Madalyn / 5 Comments

I recently saw this adorable fall-themed Q&A on Grace’s blog, and I immediately knew I had to do it! It’s not book-related, but who doesn’t love some good fall questions, right? This Q&A is hosted by The Blended Blog. questions Favorite fall sweet treat? This isn’t necessarily just a fall thing, but I love sweet potato desserts: specifically, sweet potato doughnuts from my favorite local donut shop. (Are sweet potato desserts just a Southern thing? IDK) Red, yellow, or green apples? Love both red and yellow! But, like, not those nasty Red Delicious apples. Give me a good Gala or Macintosh apple any day. Favorite fall sport to play? Umm… none of them? Does singing in choir count as a […]

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Weekly Novel Rewind (14)

Posted October 14, 2017 by Madalyn / 12 Comments

Novel Rewind is our version of a weekly wrap-up post. We will be linking up to Stacking the Shelves and The Sunday Post. Life Updates Hey guys! Long time, no talk. I didn’t post a weekly rewind last week because I was exhausted from working five days in a row, and I’ve also been kinda slacking on posts the past couple weeks. But here I am! Anyway, this week was not the best– I got hit with the stomach flu from hell on Wednesday night, and I’ve pretty much been holed up in bed wanting to die ever since. I seriously can’t remember the last time I was this sick. The good news is, my nausea is finally gone and […]

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Fall Book Releases I’m NOT Going to Buy! | Anti-Haul (1)

Posted October 12, 2017 by Madalyn / 20 Comments

Hello everyone, and welcome to my first anti-haul– AKA, books I’m not gonna buy! If you aren’t familiar with the concept of an anti-haul, the basic idea is exactly what it sounds like: it’s the opposite of a haul, where you talk about things you DON’T plan on buying as opposed to those that you do buy. It’s a phenomenon that has recently taken off in the YouTube beauty community (I recommend watching Kimberly Clark’s anti-hauls, if you haven’t already!), and I love the way it combats consumerism. Anyway, I thought this might be a fun concept to bring into the bookish online community. Today, I’ll be sharing some recent or upcoming fall 2017 releases that I do not plan […]

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