Top 5 Tuesday: Books with Plants on the Cover πŸƒπŸ“–πŸ‘’

Top 5 Tuesday: Books with Plants on the Cover πŸƒπŸ“–πŸ‘’

Happy Tuesday friends! This weekend has been extremely hectic as I moved into a new apartment and started my final semester of college. Not going to lie, I am very overwhelmed, but also excited about what the future holds. It’s also been nice to have my own space again that I can really call mine. 😊

Today’s post is a fun one, because I’m participating in a new blog meme for the first time! Top Five Tuesday was created by Shanah at Bionic Book Worm, and is now being hosted by Meeghan at Meeghan Reads. The themes have been absolutely adorable so I’m very excited to finally join in on the fun!

The topic for today’s Top 5 Tuesday is “Top 5 Books with Plants on the Cover” and, as a plant lover myself, this prompt is perfect! It was a lot of fun going through my bookcase and goodreads shelves to find some gorgeous, planty covers. Here are my favorites! πŸŒΏπŸ’–

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Books I’m Bringing With Me to College! πŸ“šπŸ“¦

Books I’m Bringing With Me to College! πŸ“šπŸ“¦

It’s that time of the year again where I have to pack up all my belongings in the span of two days and move back to college! I may dread having to fold all of my clothes and shove them into gigantic IKEA duffle bags but, for me, the most difficult part is having to pick which lucky few books I will be taking with me to my dorm.

I know, I know. I sound a bit dramatic, but it’s a tricky thing to choose the books I’m bringing with me, mainly because I am the world’s biggest mood reader. This means that I typically can never stick to any sort of planned TBR and that I almost always rely on having a huge variety just in case.

However, I think that I have chosen a good set of books that will keep me entertained until I come back home in December. Have I packed way too many books that I will most likely not have the time for… quite possibly. Are a majority of the books romances because I am always in the mood for a cute read… absolutely!

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real footage of me packing as many books as I can into my suitcase πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

With that said, here are ✨ the chosen ones! ✨

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Top Ten Tuesday: Secondary/Minor Characters Who Deserve More Love

Top Ten Tuesday: Secondary/Minor Characters Who Deserve More Love

Hello and happy Tuesday! I hope you all are having a nice start to your week. Mine has been a bit uneventful, however, I move back to college this Friday! So maybe a calm beginning of the week will balance out nicely with the hectic weekend that’s sure to come haha. 😊

Today’s post will be dedicated to a fun meme here in the bookish blogworld,Β Top Ten Tuesday! Every week there is a new, exciting topic to create a bookish list for ranging anywhere from genres to characters, to quotes and more! It is hosted by the lovelyΒ That Artsy Reader GirlΒ so be sure to check out her site for more information.

This week’s topic is “Secondary Characters Who Deserve More Love” and, let’s be real, there are SO many characters who fall into this category. After reading certain books, I’m always hoping that another one will be published centered around a minor character who made a lasting impression on me! Here are some of those characters. πŸ’–

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Book Review: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Book Review: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Title: Anxious People
Author: Fredrik Backman
Release Date: September 8th 2020
Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Humor
Targeted Age Range: Adult
Content Warnings: suicide, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempt, death, addiction, grief
Rating: β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…

Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who relentlessly hunt down fixer-uppers to avoid the painful truth that they can’t fix up their own marriage. There’s a wealthy banker who has been too busy making money to care about anyone else and a young couple who are about to have their first child but can’t seem to agree on anything, from where they want to live to how they met in the first place. Add to the mix an eighty-seven-year-old woman who has lived long enough not to be afraid of someone waving a gun in her face, a flustered but still-ready-to-make-a-deal real estate agent, and a mystery man who has locked himself in the apartment’s only bathroom, and you’ve got the worst group of hostages in the world.

Each of them carries a lifetime of grievances, hurts, secrets, and passions that are ready to boil over. None of them is entirely who they appear to be. And all of themβ€”the bank robber includedβ€”desperately crave some sort of rescue. As the authorities and the media surround the premises, these reluctant allies will reveal surprising truths about themselves and set in a motion a chain of events so unexpected that even they can hardly explain what happens next.

Humorous, compassionate, and wise, Anxious People is an ingeniously constructed story about the enduring power of friendship, forgiveness, and hopeβ€”the things that save us, even in the most anxious of times. 

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Top Ten Tuesday: My Fall ’20 TBR πŸπŸ‚

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fall ’20 TBR πŸπŸ‚

Hi friends, happy Tuesday and happy Autumn! I looked it up and, according to Google, September 22nd is officially the first day of Fall. I personally am thinking “finally!” because I truly believe this season is the best with all it’s thick sweaters, hot cafe drinks, and crunchy leaves! Plus, the heat is finally dying down in my area and I’ve started to whip out the fuzzy socks, so it truly feels like I am living out a dream right now.

Today’s post will be dedicated to a fun meme here in the blogworld, Top Ten Tuesday! Every week there is a new, exciting topic to create a bookish list for ranging anywhere from genres to characters, to quotes and more! It is hosted by the lovely That Artsy Reader Girl so be sure to check out her site for more information.

The topic for this Tuesday is “Books On My Fall 2020 TBR“. Sadly, since I am away at college, most of my autumnal-themed books are at home. Instead, I will be reading some books from genres that get me in a more cozy mood such as mysteries, thrillers, and fantasies. I am going to try and knock out some backlisted titles but I may splurge and purchase a few fall looking reads just to get in the spirt of things!

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Review: American Royals by Katharine McGee

Review: American Royals by Katharine McGee

American Royals by Katharine McGee

Release: September 3, 2019

Publisher: Random House for Young Readers

Source: Hardcover (US)

Pages: 437

Rating: β˜…β˜…β˜….5β˜†β˜† (3.5/5)

Synopsis via Goodreads: What if America had a royal family?Β 

When America won the Revolutionary War, its people offered General George Washington a crown. Two and a half centuries later, the House of Washington still sits on the throne.

As Princess Beatrice gets closer to becoming America’s first queen regnant, the duty she has embraced her entire life suddenly feels stifling.

Nobody cares about the spare except when she’s breaking the rules, so Princess Samantha doesn’t care much about anything, either . . . except the one boy who is distinctly off-limits to her.

And then there’s Samantha’s twin, Prince Jefferson. If he’d been born a generation earlier, he would have stood first in line for the throne, but the new laws of succession make him third. Most of America adores their devastatingly handsome prince . . . but two very different girls are vying to captureΒ hisΒ heart.


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