Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Empowered Wednesday: Plentiful Pages

Welcome back bookworms to another Empowered Wednesday!! I hope that these have inspired you to take the leap and go for creating that novel, starting a shop, or even just opening a blogger account! My next feature is a fellow Canadian who loves books just as much as I do, and of course say how we feel when it comes to books! So with that being said, let's get on with our latest creator!

Monday, November 26, 2018

Size Matters By: Alison Bliss

Size Matters (A Perfect Fit #1)
Author: Alison Bliss
Published: November 2016
Publisher: Forever Romance
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 294
Rating: 4.5/5
The rules of (fake) engagement . . .
Leah Martin has spent her life trying to avoid temptation. But she's sick of low-fat snacks, counting calories, and her hyper-critical mom. Fortunately, her popular new bakery keeps her good and distracted. But there aren't enough ├ęclairs in the world to distract Leah from the hotness that is Sam Cooper - or the fact that he just told her mother that they're engaged . . . which is a big, fat lie.

Sam sometime speaks before he thinks. So what started out as defending Leah's date-ability to her judgmental mother soon turned into having a fiancee! Now the plan is to keep up the fake engagement, stay "just friends," and make Leah's family loathe him enough to just call the whole thing off . But Sam has an insatiable sweet tooth, not only for Leah's decadent desserts but her decadent curves. Her full lips. Her bright green eyes. Yep, things aren't going quite according to plan. Now Sam has to convince Leah that he's for real . . . before their little lie turns into one big, sweet disaster.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Toronto International Festival Of Authors Blitz: Part Two!

Welcome Back bookworms!! I know that you're all here, because you're wondering what else I could possibly say about the festival that happened in October! Well to be fair, these kinds of events and love of books never ends! This is a recap/my thoughts and opinions on the festival since it was my VERY FIRST time attending!! So with that being said, let's get into the second part of the festival!

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Empowered Wednesday: K. Ryan

Happy Empowered Wednesday everyone! Each week, you know I always have the pleasure of talking with these amazing creators and get their advice and views on getting started, and what keeps them empowered and motivated to keep going! This author I've had the pleasure to become friends with (Who recently got married...your photos are #GOALS!) and even mentioned me at the back of a book which is super awesome, *Thank you again!!* and she also writes some amazing books that make you want to swoon and yell and just let all those feels out, even if you're on the bus with a bunch of strangers...So with that being said, let's get on with our latest Creator!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Empowered Wednesday: That's Sew Tiff

Welcome back to another Empowered Wednesday Bookworms!! Today I've got a creator who makes the most adorable and fastest selling items in Etsy it seems! I've had the pleasure to get to know Tiff over this past year, and she is honestly such a sweet, generous and kind woman, and I can't wait to share more of what makes her the creator for That's Sew Tiff!

Monday, November 12, 2018

Keeping Him By: Kennedy Fox

Keeping Him (Bishop Brothers #4)
Author: Kennedy Fox
Publisher: Kennedy Fox LLC
Published: September 2018
Format: ARC E-Book
Pages: 490
Rating: 5/5
Jackson Bishop is your typical playboy. 
Unpredictable, charming, and overly confident.

Growing up in Texas, the ranch life is all he’s ever known. Horses and late night partying are his lifestyles, and all the local girls know it too. Riding lessons aren’t the only things taught at the stables, and he makes sure clients never leave unsatisfied. Everyone knows Jackson’s a wild card, but not everything is as it seems. He may be a womanizer on the surface, but he’s hiding deep feelings about the one who’s had his heart since he was a teen. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as roping her in and claiming her as his.

Kiera Young is well-known for her sassy nature and outgoing personality. Though she’s one of the best horse trainers in the area, she’s never been able to tame her best friend and the man she’s secretly loved since she was fifteen—Jackson Bishop. She’s waited years for him to confess his true feelings but as time goes on, she decides she’s done waiting. Kiera finally meets a man who promises to give her the world, and when he pops the question, she says yes—knowing they’re both ready to settle down and start a family.

Even if her heart beats for another man. 

Jackson’s certain he’s lost Kiera for good and has no one to blame but himself. However, on the day of her wedding, he can’t bring himself to watch the woman he loves walk down the aisle to someone else. Kiera’s already having second thoughts and knows she can’t get married without his support. It’s not until she’s at the altar that she realizes she can’t let Jackson go and will do whatever it takes to keep him—even if it means running out on her own wedding.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Dark Between Stars By: Atticus

The Dark Between Stars
Author: Atticus
Published: September 2018
Publisher: Atria Books
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Rating: 5/5
Atticus, has captured the hearts and minds of nearly 700k followers (including stars like Karlie Kloss, Emma Roberts, and Alicia Keys). In his second collection of poetry, The Dark Between Stars, he turns his attention to the dualities of our lived experiences—the inescapable connections between our highest highs and lowest lows. He captures the infectious energy of starting a relationship, the tumultuous realities of commitment, and the agonizing nostalgia of being alone again. While grappling with the question of how to live with purpose and find meaning in the journey, these poems offer both honest explorations of loneliness and our search for connection, as well as light-hearted, humorous observations. As Atticus writes poignantly about dancing, Paris, jazz clubs, sunsets, sharing a bottle of wine on the river, rainy days, creating, and destroying, he illustrates that we need moments of both beauty and pain—the darkness and the stars—to fully appreciate all that life and love have to offer.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Until the Last Star Fades Blitz!

Welcome back Bookworms!! I feel like I haven't done one of these blitz events in a while (Even though I totally did one a couple weeks ago!!) but here we are again for another one! This is from an author I've talked about before, and although I feel pretty bad for not reading the books yet, I'm excited to still share their release, because it'a always awesome when an author finishes a book that looks this beautiful! Like always, if you haven't read this book yet either, send me a message or comment below and we can buddy read!!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Empowered Wednesday: Elise Manion

Welcome back bookworms to another amazing Empowered Wednesday!! Today I've got an author to help empower us to get our writing inspiration and it's perfect timing with NaNo WriMo season upon us! She's actually one of the main reasons as to why I started my blog which is a whole other story in itself! So with that, let's get on with our Empowered Wednesday!

Thursday, November 1, 2018

NaNo WriMo 2018!

Happy first of November bookworms, which also calls for happy NaNo WriMo Day!! This is the one time of the year where all the writers come out from their caves to join a large group of passionate people to empower one another to get the writing done and finish their novel...whether it be the first time or the millionth time!

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