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The Southern Festival of Books 2018

If you follow my Instagram, you know that I spent the weekend at the Southern Festival of Books in downtown Nashville! It happens every year, but this was the first year that I was able to go, and I have to say, it was magical.

Friday, October 12

I started off the first day early, and got to the festival about an hour before it actually started. I wanted to be able to get the lay of the land, take some nice pictures before there were a ton of people, and grab some lunch from one of the food trucks.

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Posted in Book Reviews

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi ~ 525 pages ~ published 3/6/18 by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers

Goodreads Synopsis:

They killed my mother.
They took our magic.
They tried to bury us.

Now we rise.

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.

But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.

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August & September Subscription Boxes: OwlCrate and The Book(ish) Box

August and September kind of snuck past me, and I never posted anything about the subscription boxes I got! Whoops! So, I am going to do a giant, combined post today. I ended up doing OwlCrate (as per usual), and The Book(ish) Box for both August and September. If you are interested in subscribing to OwlCrate, you can use my code.

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