moxie by alex poppe – blog tour

moxie by alex poppe – blog tour

Synopsis

Jax, a magazine-cover model, has had half her face destroyed in a bomb blast. Drowning in whiskey and self-loathing, she must rebuild her life now that her beauty is gone. Part love letter to New York, part commentary on social justice issues, Moxie is a timely and raw
portrayal of the sometimes self-destructive search for identity and redemption.

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a book for every marvel film – phase 2

a book for every marvel film – phase 2

I can’t believe I’ll be seeing Avengers: Endgame the day after tomorrow!!! Ahhhh!! To celebrate, here are my picks for books to match every Marvel movie, this time for phase 2!

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a book for every marvel movie – phase 1

a book for every marvel movie – phase 1

Hello, hello and welcome to my countdown to Avengers: Endgame! I’m doing it in my own bookish way by picking a book I think matches up with every film from the franchise.

I’ve picked out themes or plots from each film and tried to find a book I feel is in line with those elements – hopefully if you love the films you might find a new book you love too!

Today is Phase 1, Tuesday will be Phase 2 and Phase 3 will be published on Friday to coincide with the release of Avengers: Endgame.

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unscripted – arc review

unscripted – arc review

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Unscripted
by Claire Handscome


Unbound

Nobody is a bigger fan of actor Thomas Cassidy than Libby is. Nobody. That’s why she’s totally going to marry him.

She is going to write a novel, name the main character after Thom, and find a way to get it to him. Intrigued and flattered, he will read it, fall in love with her prose, write to her and ask to turn it into a movie. She will pretend to think about it for a week or so, then say, sure, but can I work on it with you? Their eyes will meet over the script, and fade to black. It is a fail-proof plan.

Except for the fact that he is a Hollywood star – not A list, perhaps not B list, but certainly C+ – and she is, well, not. Except for the fact that he lives in America. Except, too, for the teeny tiny age gap. Not even twenty years! Totally overcomable. All of the obstacles are totally overcomable. It’s all about determination.


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queer books – mini reviews!

queer books – mini reviews!

I have had the absolute joy and privilege of recently reading some incredible books written by authors and featuring characters who are queer. If I had the time and/or space in my posting schedule I would write each a loving, several page long review but unfortunately I don’t – however I also don’t want to miss the opportunity to spread the message of these books far and wide and help them find the bigger audience they deserve!

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after the green withered – blog tour

after the green withered – blog tour

They tell me the country looked different back then.
They talk of open borders and flowing rivers.
They say the world was green.
But drought swept across the globe and the United States of the past disappeared under a burning sky.

Enora Byrnes lives in the aftermath, a barren world where water has become the global currency. In a life dominated by duty to family and community, Enora is offered a role within an entity that controls everything from water credits to borders. But it becomes clear that not all is as it seems. From the wasted confines of her small town to the bowels of a hidden city, Enora will uncover buried secrets that hide an unthinkable reality.

As truth reveals the brutal face of what she has become, she must ask herself: how far will she go to retain her humanity?

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