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My Most Anticipated Releases of 2016

My Most Anticipated Releases of 2016

             Passenger by Alexandra Bracken. This is the ONE book that I would have sold my firstborn for. I am absolutely dying to read it!! I’ve been doing anything I can to get my hands on a copy (begging shamelessly), and was never able to. Now that it’s out it’s killing me! I pre-ordered a signed copy so now I have to wait for it to arrive T.T The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey. The Girl […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 9 January, 2016 | 14 Comments
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Goals and Resolutions for 2016

Goals and Resolutions for 2016

Bookish goals and resolutions Read 100 books. This was my goal for 2015, but I didn’t quite make it. I was close though – 96 books! I’m hoping this year I can break into triple digits. Participate in at least two readathons. This shouldn’t be too hard – Bout of Books and Beat the Heat! Catch up on review copies. For a while there, I was crazy swamped with review copies. I’ve been doing great lately, though! My NetGalley ratio […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 7 January, 2016 | 12 Comments
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2015 End of Year Book Survey

2015 End of Year Book Survey

The End of Year Book Survey is hosted by Jamie @ The Perpetual Page Turner Reading Stats Number of books you read: 95 Number of re-reads: 11 Genre you read the most from: Sci-fi Best in Books 1. Best book you read in 2015? Nothing can beat the Wayfarer Redemption series, but it was a re-read so I’m gonna go with In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken or The Girl at Midnight by Grey! 2. Book you were excited about & thought […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 30 December, 2015 | 6 Comments
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Upcoming & Optioned YA Book to Movie Adaptations

Upcoming & Optioned YA Book to Movie Adaptations

Upcoming These are the ones that have a cast and release date! Titles are linked to IMDb. Before I Fall (2016) Fallen (July 2015) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (November 2016) Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children (March 2016) A Monster Calls (October 2016) Significance (October 2016) Optioned/In development Film rights have been bought! (This doesn’t necessarily mean the movie will make it to the big screen.) All titles with an IMDb page are linked. All the Bright Places Angelfall […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 27 May, 2015 | 37 Comments
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Bookish Pet Names

Bookish Pet Names

So, my dog’s name is Zenith. I’ve had a lot of reactions to that name over the years: Xena? No, Zenith. Ze-what? Zenith. Like, the TV brand? Um, no. The truth is, she’s named after Zenith SunSoar from The Wayfarer Redemption series by Sara Douglass. My youngest cat, River – short for RiverStar – is named after RiverStar SunSoar from the same series. And I’ve thought about naming a future male pet Drago, short for DragonStar…you guessed it, SunSoar. I would love […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 4 March, 2015 | 21 Comments
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Plagiarism and Instagram

Plagiarism and Instagram

So I’ve been branching out on Instagram more lately – visiting other accounts, perusing my favorite hashtags, creeping my suggestions for new posts and people. And I’ve noticed something. I stumbled on a picture in a new account. I got to looking at it, and thought, Wait. I just saw this picture this morning….on someone else’s account. Sure enough, the picture did not belong to that person. I was pissed. Which is stupid, because it wasn’t my picture. But still, that makes me […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 25 February, 2015 | 17 Comments
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