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Stephanie’s September 2019 TBR Pile

August was not a stellar reading month for me. I had big plans and had hoped the Bout of Books readathon would really boost my numbers. I was really successful the last round. August was just one of those months where we seemed to have a constant flow of activity but looking back on the month, we really didn’t do that much. Either way I […]

Bout of Books 26 *Stephanie’s Tracking*

The Official Blurb: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, Twitter chats, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all […]

Meeting My Favorite Murder

On March 23rd I was able to attend a live show of My Favorite Murder at the Des Moines Civic Center. My Favorite Murder is one of the first podcasts that hooked me to podcasts. Since then I have found several other favorites. I’ll be doing another post about those soon. I decided to get VIP tickets to the show on a complete whim. Sweatiest […]

Alexa’s Top Books of 2018

While I have read a total of 86 books this year not all of them can make it to my favorites of the year. I have a list of 15 books here that I really liked/loved for one reason or another. Not many of the books on this list even achieved a 5 star from me this year but many got really close.  I am […]

Check, Please by Ngozi Ukazu *Alexa’s Review*

Many people were raving about this comic so I decided to pick it up on a whim one day at the bookstore. I have to say that I really loved the artwork style of this one. Each character looked different and it was easy to tell who was who the entire time. I often run into the issue while reading manga that I can not tell […]