The Seven Deadly Sins Book Tag

Hi everyone! I apologize for my sporadic activity over the past week or so, I recently started working full time and am taking two summer classes on top of that but I’m trying my best to keep on top of this blog. I wasn’t tagged, but I saw lifeofaliterarynerd had done this recently and thought it looked fun!

Greed: What are you most expensive and inexpensive books?

None of my books are really fancy editions or anything, so none of them really stand out price-wise. However, sometimes a book I’ve been wanting to read will go on sale in ebook format for $2-3 but I’ll wait to buy it in physical format for more money because I prefer reading that way – oops! As for my most inexpensive book, I bought my hardcover copy of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in perfect condition at a flea market for $2. Score! I still have the price tag on it because I’m so proud that I found it for so cheap.

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REVIEW: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

30653853“I don’t entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. You have to have a crush on the exact right person at the exact right moment. And they have to like you back. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances. It’s almost unfathomable that it happens as often as it does.”

Publisher: HarperTeen
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
Release date: April 11th, 2017
Dates read: May 28th-31st, 2017

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ / 5 Stars

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Review:

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The 2017 Mid-year Freak Out Book Tag

I can’t believe it’s June and that we are already almost halfway through 2017! This year has flown by so far! So many great books have been released, and there are even more to come in the second half of the year.

I wasn’t tagged, but I saw this tag on ThriceRead‘s blog and thought it would be fun to complete! Also, I am currently four books behind on my Goodreads goal, so I thought the name was very fitting… I’m going to tag Heather @ bookstrustandpixiedust and Ashna @ storiesandsnaps!

Without further ado, here is my 2017 Mid-year Freak Out Book Tag:

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REVIEW: Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

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“Sometimes we must fall forward to keep moving. Remain motionless—remain unyielding—and you are as good as dead. Death follows indecision, like a twisted shadow. Fall forward. Keep moving. Even if you must pick yourself up first.”

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Genres: Fantasy, Retelling
Release date: May 16th, 2017
Dates read: May 15th-23rd, 2017

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ / 5

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Thank you to First in Line for providing me with an Advance Reader’s Edition.

Review:

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BookCon 2017 Experience

I’ve been wanting to go to BookCon since it first started, and this year I was finally lucky enough to attend! I went on both Saturday and Sunday, and had an amazing experience that I’m never going to forget. Without further ado, here is my BookCon 2017 experience!

Day 1: Saturday

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REVIEW: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

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“One day all of this will be proof, proof that we were here, proof that we loved each other. It’s the guarantee that no matter what happens to us in the future, this time was ours.”

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Genres: Contemporary
Release date: May 2nd, 2017
Dates read: May 14th-15th, 2017

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ / 5

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(SPOILER-Y) Review:

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Top 5: Most Anticipated Summer 2017 Releases!

Summer always seems to bring a bit of a lull in publishing (in my opinion). In the Spring and Fall, it seems like there are new books that I NEED to read out almost every week, but in the summer, there are usually one or two the whole season and that’s about it. However, this summer seems a bit more promising in terms of releases that interest me! Without further ado, here are the 5 summer releases that I’m most anticipating!

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