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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Bookish Discoveries #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

Last year was my first full year of being a blogger and bookstagrammer. From figuring out WordPress to sending an ARC request, I’ve learned a lot during the journey. Today’s post is all about Bookish Discoveries. January 14: Bookish Discoveries I Made In 2019 (these could be books, authors, blogs, websites, apps, products, etc.) About […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Most Anticipated Books #toptentuesday #2020MostAnticipated

WELCOME TO A NEW DECADE!  I’m linking up today with That Artsy Reader Girl for another Top Ten Tuesday post. Details on how to participate are at the bottom! January 7: Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020 There are many, many books I’m looking forward to.  Here are my top ten! […]

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Top Ten Tuesday |Ten Things About Tropes I Didn’t Know #toptentuesday #tropes #orangecountyreads

Why do girls always prefer the distant, aloof, handsome, dangerous dudes instead of cheerful chaps like me?”— Roger Ebert, Twilight review.   “All girls like the bad boy” is a common trope, but is it also a cliche? What’s the difference? Since becoming an active book blogger and bookstagrammer, I’ve heard the word “trope” so […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Holiday Reads #toptentuesday #tenholidayreads #orangecountyreads

Do you have a favorite Christmas author?  Do you like to read holiday books all year long, or do you save them up for December?   Today’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is: Holiday Reads (Books you love reading during the holiday season.) Here are 10 holiday #mustreads I’ve either read personally or had highly recommended. […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Things I’m Thankful For #toptentuesday #thankfulfor #orangecountyreads

It’s almost Thanksgiving here in the US and I can taste the turkey and potatoes, stuffing and green bean casserole and all the traditional foods! I’m looking forward to relaxing and eating and spending quality time with family and friends! Side note: I LOVED all the Friends Thanksgiving shows, but particularly this one, where Ross’ […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Changes in my Reading Life #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

It’s Tuesday and I’m joining the Artsy Reader Girl for this week’s prompt. It was challenging to come up with ten this week, but I did enjoy reflecting on the past year. November 19: Changes In My Reading Life (i.e.Maybe you like different genres or topics, maybe you read faster than you used to, maybe […]

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Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Books with Extraordinary Titles #toptentuesday #orangecountyreaders

October 15: Extraordinary Book Titles (submitted by Elise @ A Book and a Cup) This topic was not the easiest, so I went super literal – books that actually have the word ‘extraordinary’ in the title. As I looked through the hundred-plus pages on Goodreads, I saw there were a lot of memoirs and biographies […]

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Top Ten Tuesday |Ten Character Traits I Love #toptentuesday #orangecountyreads

Welcome to my Top Ten Tuesday Post for October 8th. The category this week was a lot of fun to come up with. I focused on my favorite literary females and what character traits I admire about them. Character Traits I Love from Ten Favorite Literary Women (submitted by Hannah @ Books Life and Other […]

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