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Close your eyes and just pretend.

It’s a classic tale of unresolved pain, and inner torment. A story that most girls say to themselves “oh that won’t happen to me.” But let’s be honest and look at the facts, something like 1 in 3 women will experience sexual assault by the age of 25. Who I used to be is exactly one such story. Follow a young girl through her high school years as she tries to cope with the pain, shame, and self-hatred of being rapped by her brothers best friend. As she finds ways to deal with her feelings she losses some friends along the way and makes a new one. Travel down the halls and navigate through her life with her as she struggles with who she can trust and who she can’t, starting with herself.

Tell me what you thought of this book in the comments! And be sure to pick up the next book of the month with us!

Leeannalyn

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January Book of the Month

Good morning my friends! Aftet losts of set backs in the last 4 months im super stoked that is it finally time to announce January’s book of the month!!!! So without further adue

the January Book of the mother is “The way I used to be” by Amber Smith

Join me on a wonderful adventure this month, and when you’re done don’t forget to tell me what you thought of the book! And check back for my thoughts snd feelings on it in the review later this month!

So long for now my friends and happy reading!!!

Leeannalyn Marie

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So Long 2017, Good Bye and Good Riddance Welcome 2018!!

Hello Friends, and Happy Holidays! Hope you guys all had a safe and Happy Holiday! Its been a long time I know, between Death, and Sickness we’ve had some hard times with the last few months of 2017.That being said we’ve got some Great things in store for you guys! As I continue to work towards my music education degree my clarinet and I have become rather deeply connected. We’ve started back up Book of the Month, I’ll post a monthly Clarinet post, and theres lots of good Netflix and fandom stuff that should be soon to come as well. So stick around guys because 2018 is going to be our year. Check back this week for my Long awaited review of The Hemingway files, and the Announcement of the Book of the month!

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No Mourners, No Funerals

Kaz Brekker and his crew, having just finished raiding the Ice Court, thought they were coming back to the prize of a life time, but when they realize they got swindled out of their money, its up to Kaz and his crew to get their money, and get back at the men that ruined every one of their lives. Leigh Bardugo brings you back into the Barrel, as flawlessly as if we never left.
Kaz and his misfit band of miscreants have to lay low as they uncover a black hole of secrets that are keeping them from their fortunes, as well as their futures. As we watch the spectacle of the barrel unfold infront of us we also get a side show of who loves who, without it being throwin in our face as a sappy love story.The Jesper and Waylen romance is so subtle at that first you can't even tell its going on, it slips up on you so skillfully that you forget that you didn't even like waylen before this book started. The Kas and Inej romance is something that I sensed from the first book, but it was small a gradual and by the end you're wanting so much more than she gave you, honestly I want another book just about the two of them!!
When I found out that Leigh Bardugo wrote another series completely on the Grisha I was crazy stoked, it meant that I didn't have to leave the beautifully dangerous environment of the Barrel. I cannot wait to go back soon to this beautiful series. This book is a defiant must read!

Wanna read it yourself? click the link below to buy Crooked Kingdom and read it for yourself!!!

 Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows

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July Book of the Month!!

Welcome my friends to July!! Sorry i fell off the map for the month of June some things got real in the life column and I couldn’t get to my computer :/ that being said we are back with the July book of the month and let me tell you I’m super excited for it!! Its one that i’ve been dying to do for a while now and am super stoked to bring it to you guys! so without further adieu the July Book of the Month is…..

 

Crooked Kingdom.

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo. The Sequel to The Six of Crows. Join me this month as I journey into this wonderful world for a second time, and dont forget to tell me what you think of it when your done!!!

Happy Reading!!!

Leeannalyn Marie

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The Love of Poetry In Motion.

Nobody likes having to pretend to be something their not, especially around the people who supposedly love them the most, but for Samantha McAlister pretending was everyday life.
When Samantha found herself in the company of some unexpected friends, ones that her old friends might not approve of, shes faced with a difficult decision. Be true to herself and who she wants to be and be shunned by her old friends, or follow the crowd and lose this new fascinating and beautiful world of poetry, the feeling of sanity, and the boy of her dreams forever.
I loved this book, it was fun, and different! Tamara Stone shed a light on what its like to live, and hide Obsessive Compulsive Disorder like no one else. Showing us that something you’ve gotta just be true to yourself and show the world who you are no flaws and all, and trust that the people that matter and the ones that will stick by you through all the hard stuff!

Leeannalyn Marie

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The Fandom Never Dies

Welcome back friend and fellow book lovers. Now let me be 100% honest when i say I was super reluctant when I got this book. I’ve only read one other book by Rainbow Rowell and I have to be honest in saying that it really wasnt one of my favorites. That being said when I saw Fangirl I was intrigued and torn. This book speaks to my soul on a deeper level than my love of books because my inner fangirl is strong. Between the books I read and the shows i want the fandom life is strong with this one.

I can defiantly say that I relate to this book and a deep level. Cather really is my spirit animal, from her want to take care of her family to her love of a “fictional world” to her awkward and cringe worthy experiences with the opposite sex, and school life. College can be a strange and scary place for everyone, especially when you’re living in a dorm with people you’ve never met before.

Fangirl really illistrats the struggles of growing up and experiencing the real world outside of your own computer screen. It beautifully illistrates the horrible feelings of being awkward and shy and painfully new to the dating game.

Rainbow Rowell Truly hit it out of the park with this one, from one fangirl to fangirls everywhere, life love and friendship are really shown well in this one. For sure a must read!!!

What did you think? Did you like it? Whatever you felt about this book be sure to let me know. and Come back in a few days when i reveal with May’s book of the month is!! thanks guys!

 

Leeannalyn Maire