Top Ten Tuesday: Books From Childhood That I’d Love To Revisit

Top Ten Tuesday is a lovely original feature/weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

I’m back! My brief social media fast went really well, but I missed blogging. This week’s TTT deals with books from your childhood/adolescence that you’d love to revisit. I’m so spotty with posting on Tuesdays, but this one is too much fun. I just couldn’t resist! I need to re-read all of these!

BY THE WAY, I have linked all of the photos to the YouTube readings of them. So, if you’re feeling lonely and need a good pick-me-up, check these great stories out!

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Two Week Hiatus

Hello there, lovely followers! I’m going to be taking a two+ week blog hiatus to focus on my studies and finals. I’ll be back soon with more sassy book reviews. 🙂

Thank you again for following ITIO. Read some good books while I’m gone and we’ll talk when I return!

grumpy-cat-party-over…for now.

Waiting on Wednesday #19

img-thing-pink2Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

I’m not usually into Swoon Romance reads, but I just have to read one of these every once-in-a-while. They’re a nice bit of fluff and this one sounds interesting.

Three Key Words for This Week’s WoW: Crashes, Cheating, and Crushes (all those C’s!) Continue reading

Movie Review: The D.U.F.F.

fbI will never forget my experience with this movie. I will never forget this movie because I was invited to six advanced screenings. SIX. SIX?! You heard me right–I was invited to six advanced screenings. I almost feel badly disclosing that fact because I know that many of you have been waiting for this film with baited breath.

I’m not deserving. I’m just a regular 20-year-old book blogger whom Gofobo decided to bestow with the gift of abundant advanced screening glory. I’m not worthy. I am not worthy, but I thank you Gofobo gods. People on my dorm floor now see me as a harbinger of advance screenings; there is no way I will ever be able to achieve this level of floor fame again.

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Sunday Short Reviews

FotorCreated2I’ve recently been so caught up with life and midterms and college and internship applications and… well, you get the point. I’ve been reading novels, but haven’t quite had the time to post reviews for them. I’ve become a bit backlogged in the review department. Here’s some short reviews of books I was too impressed with to write an excellent, all-inclusive review (or not impressed with enough to bother writing a full review)!

I’m a busy college student, what can I say?

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Review: Brentwood’s Ward by Michelle Griep

225713323Place an unpolished lawman named Nicholas Brentwood as guardian over a spoiled, pompous beauty named Emily Payne and what do you get? More trouble than Brentwood bargains for. She is determined to find a husband this season. He just wants the large fee her father will pay him to help his ailing sister. After a series of dire mishaps, both their desires are thwarted, but each discovers that no matter what, God is in charge.

PUBLISHER: Shiloh Run Press

PAGES: 314


I won this book from a giveaway on Goodreads! Yay!

I’ve read plenty of bad Christian fiction books in my lifetime, and this was not one of them. This novel was pretty much everything I look for in the Christian fiction genre. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday #18

img-thing-pink2Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

I think we’ve all wondered (at some point) what happened to Aurora after waking up from her long, deep sleep. Obviously, things couldn’t go back to normal. Why didn’t Disney address this?

We’re in luck, though! A wonderful human being named Rhiannon Thomas did the world a good deed by writing a sequel of sorts to the lovely (albeit a bit creepy) tale of Sleeping Beauty. Yay, Rhiannon Thomas! Three cheers for Rhiannon Thomas!

Three Key Words for This Week’s WoW: Retellings, Princes, Chaos (mmmhmmm)

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