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May 21: Books That I Refuse to Let Anyone Touch (too special/valuable, perhaps?) (submitted by Savannah Grace @ Scattered Scribblings)

Since, I normally donate all the books I read and I’ll create a wish list of books that I wish I had. Having said that I do have two books that I always kept from the time I was gifted them.

Trans Mission: My Quest to a Beard
Trans Mission: My Quest to a Beard
by Alex Bertie
The Definition of Normal: ...A Transgender Love Story
The Definition of Normal: …A Transgender Love Story
by E.S. Carpenter
Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
The Other Boy
The Other Boy
by M.G. Hennessey
The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
by Sue Monk Kidd
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
Babylon’s Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
by Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
LGBTIQ Youth Activism: The past & the present
LGBTIQ Youth Activism: The past & the present
by Bizuayehu Castaniere, Kirsty Farrugia

This book is written by the Maltese Lgbtiqa+ community and I would never let it go.

A Seat at the Table
A Seat at the Table
by Simon Bartolo
Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo (Toronto, #1)
Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo
(Toronto #1)
by Heather Wardell

This one is a weird one, I loved it.

The Elephant Whisperer
The Elephant Whisperer
by Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence

Alex

 

 

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May 14: Page to Screen Freebie (Books that became movies/TV shows, movies that became books, great adaptations, bad ones, books you need to read before watching their movie/TV show, movies you loved based on books you hated or vice versa, books you want to read because you saw the movie or vice versa, etc.)

Dare To Love (Beautifully Broken, #4)
Dare To Love
(Beautifully Broken #4)
by Amanda Kaitlyn

This would make a great chic lit.

Kat and Meg Conquer the World
Kat and Meg Conquer the World
by Anna Priemaza

I want this to be a movie for a million reasons.

Bump
Bump
by Matthew J. Metzger

This is an interesting story to see on film.

Daisy Jones & The Six
Daisy Jones & The Six
by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones & The Six isn’t your everyday band novel, so of course I want to see it in a movie.

The Other Boy
The Other Boy
by M.G. Hennessey

This would teach us all a thing or two as a movie

Rattle (The Bone Collector, #1)
Rattle
(The Bone Collector #1)
by Fiona Cummins

This would keep you on your toes.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1)
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
(To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #1)
by Jenny Han

I loved the movie but didn’t like the book.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
(The Tattooist of Auschwitz #1)
by Heather Morris

A painful history lesson that ends with love.

Friend Request
Friend Request
by Laura Marshall

A true cyber web thriller.

Tutankhamun (Rai Rahotep, #2)
Tutankhamun
(Rai Rahotep #2)
by Nick Drake

A book full of plot twists that would create a unique movie.

Alex

 

 

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May 7: Characters That Remind Me of Myself

Not going to lie I’m worried about this one, but giving a try anyway.

Life Without Limits
Life Without Limits
by Nick Vujicic

Nick is fearless, and I’d like to think that I have a few of those kind of cell in my body.

American Spy
American Spy
by Lauren Wilkinson

I like to gather all the information I can get just like Marie Mitchell.

Starworld
Starworld
by Audrey Coulthurst , Paula Garner

Sam Jones and Zoe Miller are both very caring, and I hope to be like that too.

Brown Girl Dreaming
Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson

She fights to be herself and I see a lot of that in me.

An Unwanted Guest
An Unwanted Guest
by Shari Lapena

I like the mystery in this like the unknown of my life.

Laughing at My Nightmare
Laughing at My Nightmare
by Shane Burcaw

Shane breaks walls that society puts up like me.

Can't Escape Love (Reluctant Royals, #3.5)
Can’t Escape Love
(Reluctant Royals #3.5)
by Alyssa Cole

Regina Hobbs had to learn how to break the walls that she build around her, just like what I’m trying to do with my life.

The Pants Project
The Pants Project
by Cat Clarke

I smell a lot of Liv in myself.

A Dog's Way Home
A Dog’s Way Home
(A Dog’s Way Home)
by W. Bruce Cameron

Lucas and I, share the same love for animals.

Naked Without A Hat
Naked Without A Hat
by Jeanne Willis

Will is ready to love with all his heart and I’m a hopeless romance.

Alex

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April 23: (First Ten) Books I Reviewed (These do not have to be formal reviews. A small sentence on a retailer site or Goodreads counts, too! Submitted by Rissi @ Finding Wonderland)

I’m going to list the first ten books I reviewed on this blog.

The Other Boy by M.G. Hennessey
The Other Boy By M.G. Hennessey
Courting Murder (Judge Rosswell Carew, #1)
Courting Murder (Judge Rosswell Carew Mystery #1) By Bill Hopkin
Lakeshore Secrets (The McAdams Sisters, #1)
Lakeshore Secrets (By The Lake #1) by Shannyn Leah
Life's Forever Changed (Show Me, #0.5)
Life’s Forever Changed (The Show Me Series: The Prequel) by Anne Stone

 

Midwife in Behruz
Midwife in Behruz by Judy Meadows
Uneasy Pieces (The League, #4)
Uneasy Pieces (The League #4) By Declan Rhodes
Big City Bachelor
Big City Bachelor by Gretchen S.B.
Escape From Behruz
Escape From Behruz By Judy Meadows
Still Waters: What lies beneath will change you forever
Still Waters: What lies beneath will change you forever By Ellen K. Bennet
Mending Heartstrings (Forging Forever, #1)
Mending Heartstrings (Forging Forever #1) By Aria Glazki

I linked the reviews to the title, in the last few months I changed the way I review books and if I were to honest back then I didn’t know what I was doing.

Alex

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April 16: Rainy Day Reads (submitted by Shayna @ Clockwork Bibliotheca)

If you know me, you know that I love rain and read so this week’s list is right up my alley!. For this week, I’ll be listing books that I read this year so far.

Can't Escape Love (Reluctant Royals, #3.5)
Can’t Escape Love
(Reluctant Royals #3.5)
by Alyssa Cole

This is a novella, but I wanted a full novel with these characters, however, having said that it’s still good to the point that I gave it four stars.

Brown Girl Dreaming
Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson is nonfiction poetry that if you’re looking for a quick read, this is the perfect read for you.

Angel (Maximum Ride, #7)
Angel
(Maximum Ride #7)
by James Patterson

I never knew that James Patterson wrote fantasy but he does, and his books are always quick to read.

Day of the Accident
Day of the Accident
by Nuala Ellwood

Is it really an accident? Go read it to find out!

Five Feet Apart
Five Feet Apart
by Rachael Lippincott,
 Mikki Daughtry
, Tobias Iaconis

If you need a good cry, this book is for you and you can go watch the movie right after. My book review is here.

Friend Request
Friend Request
by Laura Marshall

This is creepy good!

Louisiana Longshot (Miss Fortune Mystery, #1)
Louisiana Longshot
(Miss Fortune Mystery #1)
by Jana Deleon

This will help your crave for funny and mystery.

The Saffron Gate
The Saffron Gate
by Linda Holeman

Historical Fiction and showcasing culture.

A Dog's Way Home
A Dog’s Way Home
(A Dog’s Way Home)
by W. Bruce Cameron

If you’re looking for something different.

House of the Hanged
House of the Hanged
by Mark Mills

For the action lovers!

Alex

 

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April 9: Outrageous Things I’ve Done for the Love of Books (i.e. skip meals, camped outside a bookstore, broke up with someone because they don’t like books, etc. – submitted by Aggie’s Amygdala)

1. Going out with friends.
2. Missing TV shows
3. Locking myself in my room to read
4. Skipping showers (I don’t do that one very often don’t worry)
5. Don’t talk to my family for a weekend
6. Skipping sleep
7. Bailing out on family gatherings
8. Work parties are something I never go to
9. Never go sightseeing Malta
10. Family outings are non-existent

Alex

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