First Look | Ten New Titles for 2020 #toptentuesday

September 17 Is it too early to talk about new 2020 titles? I hope not because I’m sharing ten new releases coming out early next year from some of my MOST FAVORITE authors! If you’re a planner like me, you’re already making your lists for next year.  Make sure to pre-order and add these to…

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Weekly Goodreads Giveaways – The ARC 🔥 Edition 91619

Are you feeling lucky?! For those that don’t know, every Monday I choose a handful of hot Goodreads giveaways ending TODAY through next Sunday. Then I put all the links together on one page, easy and convenient, right? This week’s featured giveaways are all 🔥ADVANCED READER COPIES🔥! That’s right, 20 brand new titles by authors…

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The Sunday Post 91519 #sundaypost #weeklyrecap #orangecountyreads

What’s Up Bookworms?! How was your week? We had some slightly cooler days last week thank goodness. My birthday was Tuesday and I did an Instagram giveaway which was super fun. I asked friends to tell me their favorite birthday memories and really enjoyed everyone’s answers. One person got a new car, others remembered dress…

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20 Questions Book Tag #orangecountyreads

Happy Saturday friends! I’m doing another book tag, just for fun. I’d love to hear your answers too! Here goes… 1. How many books are too many books in a series? I don’t have a rule – probably because my all-time favorite series has something like 25+ books.  Yes, Harry Bosch and Michael Connelly make…

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First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Book 91319 #firstlinesfridays #orangecountyreads

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first…

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TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 91219 #page69test #tbrthursdays #orangecountyreads

Do you know about “the page 69 test”? The idea, floated by Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan, is that when you read page 69 of a book you know whether or not it’s for you. In the book HOW TO READ A NOVEL, John Sutherland suggests that readers should apply the page 69 test.  He argues…

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Book Reviews I Never Posted | The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor #waybackwednesday #orangecountyreads

Welcome! It’s time for the weekly “Way Back Wednesday” where I work my way through winsome works long forgotten… A word of warning: Wandering thru the world of words is what I do. {wink wink} The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor Historical Fiction, pub 6/13/17 “An Amazon Best Book of the Month in Literature in…

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Book Birthday Giveaway #newreleasetuesday #birthdaygiveaway #orangecountyreads

It’s another “New Release Tuesday” and I’m happy to share my birthday with these thirteen books coming out TODAY! Akin by Emma Donoghue A retired New York professor’s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great-nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother’s wartime secrets in the next…

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