Non Fiction November

Non-Fiction November | My Year in Nonfiction #nonficnov #nonfictionnovember #orangecountyreads

  Week 1 is hosted by JulzReads. All month long, join our wonderful hosts with weekly prompts for discussing all the Non-Fiction Reads from 2019. Get all the details here. Want to be extra? Join in the Instagram photo challenge! So let’s get started! My Year in Nonfiction Take a look back at your year […]

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Book Lists, TBR

TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 102419 #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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Blog Tour, Book Reviews

Book Review | How Fires End by Marco Rafalà #howfiresend @tlcbooktours @sicilianaut @amazonpublishing

Welcome to our stop on the blog tour for HOW FIRES END by Marco Rafalà.  Thanks so much to TLC Book Tours for including us on this tour. Please note:  I received a free advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. This has no effect on my opinion, review, or rating. […]

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Book Lists, TBR

TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 101719 #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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General Info

Are You Ready for Sweater Weather #BookTag #orangecountyreads

Are You Ready for Sweater Weather? I am so ready. But I live in California, and temps have been in the 80s! Come on Mother Nature… Today’s post is a fun book tag that was started by JennieLy. Make sure to link back to her if you participate.  Hot Chocolate: What is your comfort book? Re-reading […]

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Top Ten Lists

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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Friday Face Off

Friday Face Off | Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand #fridayfaceoff #orangecountyreads

Happy Friday! Today I’m comparing different book editions as part of the “Friday Face Off” meme. First, read the book synopsis, then scroll down to see the covers. Here’s the topic: A Cover Featuring an Inn/Hotel “And, though there should be a world of difference between the smile of a man and the bared fangs of […]

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