I believed I had my future all planned out.
College, track, friends, I mean, why wouldn’t I? I was a nineteen-year-old girl in college with a dream of being an Olympian that wasn’t too far within reach as a college top track star.
A jeep I could roll the windows down while the radio blasted as I sang off-key.
My own dorm that gifted me privacy from my two triplet brothers.
I had it all.
But just like many, I took it all for granted. That’s until my life turned upside down, and everything changed. I nearly became one more lost soul. Without the love of my family, friends, and a very charming soccer player, I would’ve truly lost myself in the process.
This is my story and how I began to see beyond what’s right in front of me.
Funny, all I had to do was open my eyes.
The only problem is time.
lived a life never truly paying attention to the world around me. I had my dad, my grams, and my soccer ball. I was perfectly fine with the way I lived life.
Why grow attached to things that can walk away?
That’s until I saw her.
The girl I never thought I would find–the one who made me see in a different perspective.
Oh, and how beautiful it is. (From: Goodreads)
Miss Fix-It—that’s me. And when my sister and nephew are in danger, it’s my natural instinct to step in and get them out of Boston. The girl with the plan, always.
We land at the Rowan Inn—a charming bed-and-breakfast on the shores of the Chesapeake. A sweet little haven we’re hoping will bring us the peace we so desperately need.
Instead, it brings us Jesse Rowan, the gruff and grumpy son of the original owners. The same guy who is single-handedly sinking the Inn faster than an anchor in the bay. But we need a place to crash until I can figure out our next move, so I convince him to let us stay in exchange for help around the place.
At first, he’s rude, sarcastic, and standoffish. But after a few months of working around the Inn together, I realize he’s not as callous as he’d like us to think. And I realize that maybe the Inn isn’t the only project I want to take on. He needs some fixing, too.
But the Inn has to be just a pitstop for us. And as long as we’re on the run, Jesse Rowan can’t be my final destination. (From: Goodreads)
Title: The Language of Cherries
Author: Jen Marie Hawkins
Publisher: Owl Hollow Press
Release Date: Feb. 11th, 2020 (MARK YOUR CALENDARS, Y’ALL!!!!!)
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
When Evie Perez is cut off from everything she loves and forced to move to Iceland for the summer, she takes her canvas and paintbrushes into the picturesque cherry orchard behind her guesthouse. She stains her lips with stolen cherries in the midnight sun and paints a boy she’s never met.
Oskar is startled to discover Evie in his family’s orchard, and even more surprised to see himself on her canvas. Too ashamed to reveal his stutter, he remains silent as Evie returns day after day to paint, spilling confessions she wouldn’t even tell her priest.
As Evie’s life back home unravels, Oskar wants to comfort her with words, but he knows he’s waited too long, so he uses music instead. But when it all comes to the surface, he knows that if Evie can’t forgive him for lying, he may never forgive himself for surviving.
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Happy 2020, guys!!!
What better way to kickstart this beautiful, brand-new year than to share with you my recent favorite read? If you’ve been following around, then the book I’m going to recommend would be no stranger to you because I’ve been raving about it several times before. *wink* Have you guessed it?
*drum’s still rolling*
I hope you got it right! SO, THAT GOT WEIRD by Amelia Kingston is the book I’m referring to and you’re about to see why I adore the book so much and why you shouldn’t miss it. 😀
Are you ready? (Don’t worry, even if you aren’t remotely interested in the sound of the story, there’s still a giveaway by the end of my post for a chance to win 2 of Amelia’s recent releases and an Amazon giftcard. Seriously, with all these awesome stuff going on, what are you waiting for?)
Happy Sunday, everyone!
I hope you’re enjoying the last weekend of 2019 with your beloved family and friends, if not, I hope you’re at least cozying up with a cup of hot chocolate (with tiny marshmallows, YUM), a warm blanket, and a good book! As 2019 is edging closer to an end, I’d love to share some interesting knowledge about something I’ve always wanted/wished/been eyeing for and my job kinda made it possible earlier this year–you guess it–book subscription boxes!
If you’re a booklover or an avid reader like me, then I’m sure the concept of book subsciption boxes isn’t unfamiliar to you. I tried my very first box with Fairyloot back in February this year, and I was so grateful for all the chances to get more in the following months. The overall unboxing experience was quite unforgettable and I’ve got some of my all-time favorite items in these boxes as well.
Therefore, I decided to share the little knowledge I have about book boxes and what they are, how the whole bookish subscription business model works, down to the last details about experiencing the bookish unboxings in this post. I hope you’ll find my post as informative as I aim to let it be and hopefully, you’ll discover some new book box companies throughout the way! Enjoy & happy unboxing! 🙂
Happy Christmas Eve, everyone!!!
How’s your week so far? I hope you’re all doing more than fabulous because it’s Christmas week!!! Even though we don’t really celebrate this beautiful festive holiday here in the Eastern world, I still love being surrounded with all the Christmassy vibes. The best part? I’ve got my highly anticipated read this month to share with you today since the book’s officially out!!! ❤
Without further ado, let me introduce you to Amelia Kingston‘s new release, So, That Got Weird, which is also the first book in her So Far, So Good series. You can expect some teasers, an exclusive excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway in this post. What are you waiting for? 🙂
Happy Friday!!! ❤
Today I have a cool cover reveal for all of you since it’s from an author I’ve met on bookstagram and this book will be released next year. Without further ado, let’s get started!
Today I have a cool blog tour for another new author to me, Michelle Jester’s, new book, Two Thousand Lines. Aside from the regular stuff (synopsis, author bio, and purchase links), you can also expect a tour-wide giveaway at the end of the post. So hopefully you’ll enjoy reading this post!
It’s another brand-new day and I’m going to kickstart this week with my favorite author, Emma Scott‘s, new book, Someday, Someday, releasing on November 24th, 2019. For the first time, Emma wrote a MM romance, a perfect representative for LGBTQ+ community, so I’m sure you wouldn’t want to miss this!
Without further ado, here’s everything about this seemingly wonderful book!
It’s finally weekend and I’m so excited to share this pre-release, a.k.a. teaser, blitz for one of my most anticipated reads next month!!! So, That Got Weird by Amelia Kingston is the first book in the So Far, So Good series, and I believe it can be read as a standalone rom-com. ❤
To be honest, I haven’t heard of Amelia before signing up for this pre-release blitz, but the synopsis of this book truly captivates me the moment I read about it. So why not give another brand-new author a shot?! B-)
Unable to stay calmed when I have so much about this book to share with you, let’s get this started, shall we?