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    Books I’m Lovin’ Right Now

    Hey everyone! It’s been a while and I’m sorry about that. But I’m back! Today I want to share some books that I have been loving. So, without further ado, here is my list. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart Seriously though, I can’t get enough of these books. They are fun, full of riddles, and just about my favorite books right now. I’ve read the entire series (with the exception of Mr. Benedict’s Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious Conundrums) and I am super excited for the next book. Yep, it comes out September 24 and I simply cannot wait! You know where my savings…

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    Müller’s Mystery

    Hey everyone! Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are enjoying your day. Today I thought I would share with you a small story. Because Thanksgiving and cold weather need a little story, right? So, I hope you enjoy and have a wonderful day! Müller’s Mystery It all started three weeks before Pavo Day… Leaves were scattered all along Maple Tree Lane. The wind smelled like burnt firewood. Clouds were building upon the dark horizon. A slow and steady step echoed down the halls of Mason Manor. A Shadow crept along the walls. Slowly making its way towards the study the Shadow crept slowly and cautiously. With a bolt towards the door,…

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    Best Mystery Books

    Hey everyone! Welcome to my blog. (Again!) Sorry about the delay in uploading. But here is a new post just for you. So don’t despair. (Although you probably weren’t despairing.) Today I’m sharing my favourite mystery books! Get ready to jump and get goosebumps. (Maybe that’s an exaggeration?) Anyway, read on… List of Mystery Books Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (The first part had be jumping) Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Connan Doyle (I recommend the one where… wait, I can’t spoil it!) The Client by John Grisham The Mandie Series by Lois Gladys Leppard The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne Ghosts of Belle Isle by Steven K. Smith…

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    Classic Books Worth Reading Part 2

    Hey everyone! Welcome back to a day in the blog! Today I am continuing my list of classic books worth reading. Hope you enjoy and read some of these books. (Or maybe two or three or four?) Classic Books Worth Reading Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery Two Years Vacation by Jules Verne The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott (And you definitely have to read the sequel!) The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Silas Marner by George Eliot Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher…

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    Classic Books Worth Reading

    Hi! Welcome back to my blog. Today I thought I would share with you a list of classic books worth reading. Because, who doesn’t like classics? And also, it can be a bit difficult finding classics you will actually like. So without further ado, lets get to it! Classic Books Worth Reading Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss A Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Pride and Prejudice…

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    An Infamous Army by Georgette Heyer – Book Review

    Hey everyone! Welcome back to my blog. Today I decided to do another book review for you. So today I’ll be reviewing An Infamous Army, by Georgette Heyer. Rating: 4 Stars Category: Historical Novel Audience: 15+ An Infamous Army relates the story of Colonel Charles Audley and Barbara Childe at the brim of the war between England and France. It is also a historical novel which relates the war at Waterloo between the Duke of Wellington and Bonaparte as a subplot. It is the fourth book in the Alistair-Audley series. In some parts Barbara was somewhat exasperating, since she didn’t realise what she truly wanted in life, but the story…

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    Mystery and Adventure Reading List

    Hi! Welcome back to my blog. Today I though I would share with you my mystery and adventure reading list. So snuggle up and read on! Mystery and Adventure Reading List Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson The Client by John Grisham Left Behind by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Regency Buck by Georgette Heyer God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew Against the Tide by Elizabeth Camden Have you read any of these books? If not, what are…

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    With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden – Book Review

    Recently I found Elizabeth Camden casually sitting on my Kindle e-book recommendations. I read a couple of reviews, and I decided to give her a shot. She did not disappoint! So I decided to give her book, With Every Breath, an honest and well deserved review. Rating:  4 Stars Category: Romance (Clean) Audience: 14+ Kate Livingston is a widow working as a government statistician when her old school fellow and rival, Trevor McDonough, offers her a job in a hospital were he is researching one of the most dreaded diseases of the late nineteenth century, tuberculosis. As they work together, Kate struggles to learn how to trust again while Trevor…

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    Five Words to Flabbergast Your Friends

    Have you ever been talking with a lot of people and wanted to add some spice to the conversation but didn’t know how? Well, we’ve all been there. We are surrounded by smart people and we don’t know what to say. But do not fear! Today I am teaching you five words to make your friends gape at your amazing vocabulary. Word #1: Non Sequitur Don’t you just totally dislike that person who is always changing the subject in the middle of an interesting conversation? Well, now you can scold them in a fancy way for doing it, and the word for it is, non sequitur. Non sequitur, n. An…

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    Best Regency Era Authors

    Hey everyone! Welcome back to the Grapevine. Today I want to talk to you about my favourite regency era books. So, for many of us it can be hard to find a good, inspiring, clean, regency era book. The world of modern literature is filled to the brim with books your grandma would never approve of. And I am disappointed that finding good books has become such a struggle. I have started reading books I would never finish reading just because they were not what I was looking for. And ever since then I’ve been overly careful on reading reviews before getting a book. So to make your search a…