Monthly Round Up: August 2014

Hooray! Fall is on the way. I’m very ready for cooler weather.

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Book Review: “Little Women”

“Little Women (Little Women #1)” by Louisa May Alcott

Genre: Children’s/Young Adult Fiction, Classic

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Source: Library

Summary from Goodreads:

Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. Then there’s tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first, and finally there’s Amy, the youngest and most precocious. Through sisterly squabbles, their happy times and sad ones too, the sisters discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do.

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Book Review: “The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie”

“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce #1)” by Alan Bradley

Genre: Adult Fiction, Mystery

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Source: Library

Summary from Goodreads:

Flavia de Luce, 11, is an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison. In the summer of 1950, inexplicable events strike Buckshaw, her decaying mansion home. A dead bird is on the doorstep, a postage stamp on its beak. Hours later, Flavia finds a man dying in the cucumber patch. His last words must save her father imprisoned for his murder.

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Behind the Blog: Sukriti at Just a Thought

Behind the BlogHello to Sukriti from Just a Thought.

Tell us a bit about yourself.

I am currently a student living in India but planning on to move to Canada in August and live the dreams.

How did you end up here in the world of book blogging?

Hey I have been an avid reader since the age of 9 and have always been known as the bookworm. It recently came into my mind to blog about what I love the most. It felt like a calling from within.

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Book Blogging Pet Peeves: Weird Review Requests

Book (Blogging) Pet Peeves is a feature where I do a mini-rant about book blogging things that annoy me. Feel free to join in! pardontherant Review requests are almost like a rite of passage for book bloggers. It doesn’t take long before you to start getting requests no matter how small the blog. I think I was blogging for a month before I got my first request. It’s awesome though because bloggers and authors can work together really well if they want to. I’m sure we all have had good experiences with authors.

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