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5 Standalones That Deserve a Sequel

5 Standalones That Deserve a Sequel

Last week I talked about sequels that didn’t live up to the first book. This week, I want to highlight a few amazing standalones that I desperately wished DID have a sequel! (Is there no middle ground?!)   Stain – This book sent me into such a slump, it’s one of my favorites! Definitely my favorite standalone. I desperately need more of the characters and world! Words cannot describe how incredible the world is! Sorcery of Thorns – Another one that […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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When Sequels Don’t Live Up to the First Book

When Sequels Don’t Live Up to the First Book

Do you ever read a book and LOVE it – then you wait in desperate anticipation for months for the sequel, only to read it and be totally let down? Happens to me ALL. THE. TIME. What is it with Second Book Syndrome? Here’s a few that I gave very different ratings to the second book as compared to the first: Do you agree with any of these? What sequels were you disappointed by?  

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 29, 2019 | 1 Comment
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Top Ten Tuesday: Things That Make Me Pick Up a Book

Top Ten Tuesday: Things That Make Me Pick Up a Book

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl This week’s topic is things that make me pick up a book! Here are things I look for: A gorgeous cover. Let’s face it, I’m a shallow creature. If the cover is pretty enough it doesn’t even need a synopsis. Fave genres. If the book is one of my preferred genres, I’m definitely adding it to my TBR list at the very least. High fantasy and sci-fi are my faves, but I’m […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 2, 2019 | 3 Comments
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Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-me Authors in 2018

Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-me Authors in 2018

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl             Emily Suvada Natasha Ngan Brandon Sanderson Caryn Lix Shea Ernshaw Brigid Kemmerer Katie Henry Alexandra Christo Heather Fawcett Adrienne Young Who were your favorite new-to-you authors you read in 2018?

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 15, 2019 | 3 Comments
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