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TBR Thursday: Book Club, October 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club, October 2022

September 29, 2022

Find out what Halloween read the book club has settled on for October (another witch book!), and maybe read along with us this month?

TBR Thursday: Book Club, September 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club, September 2022

August 25, 2022

Welcome to another Book Club edition of TBR Thursday! As you’ll remember from prior months, we each bring suggestions and decide together what we’re going to read next. This month we had two books on the table that had been previously suggested, one of which published on August 23rd, and our choice seemed really easy, … Read More

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/28/22

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/28/22

July 28, 2022

Check out Amy’s TBR list this week for some romance, some fabulousness, some royalty, and some discussions of class, and let her know in the comments what you’re reading this week!

TBR Thursday: Book Club, August 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club, August 2022

July 21, 2022

Happy TBR Thursday! We’ve followed our usual pattern this month by choosing our next Book Club book by consensus. Each month we bring suggestions and decide together what we’re going to read next. We enjoyed the witchy July book, but rejected another witchy book for August. We discussed possibly delving into a deep SciFi, but … Read More

Spoiler-free Review: Beach Town by Mary Kay Andrews

Spoiler-free Review: Beach Town by Mary Kay Andrews

July 12, 2022

As Amy continues her journey of beachy, summer, chick-lit reads, this week’s spoiler-free review is Beach Town by Mary Kay Andrews. Head over to the comments to share your opinion, or your suggestions for her next beach read!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 6/30/22

TBR Thursday: Amy, 6/30/22

June 30, 2022

After her short hiatus, Amy provides a proof of life with her TBR this week. Check it out, then let her know in the comments what you’re reading!

TBR Thursday: Book Club July 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club July 2022

June 16, 2022

Find out what ‘witchy’ story our book club is reading for July, and let us know in the comments if you are going to read along with us!

TBR Thursday: Book Club June 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club June 2022

May 26, 2022

Our Book Club TBR for June is Book Lovers by Emily Henry. Check out our post to find out more about the book, and if you’re interested in a relatively light read that is likely to be moderately full of romance, read along with us this month!

Book Club Review: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake

Book Club Review: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake

May 3, 2022

Head over to the blog to find out what we thought of our book club read for April, The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake. And while you’re there, let us know who you’d pick for elimination if you were one of the six…

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/28/22

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/28/22

April 28, 2022

Check out the fantasy and rom-com books on Amy’s TBR this week, and let her know in the comments whether you’ve read anything on her list (but no spoilers, please! šŸ™‚

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/7/22

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/7/22

April 7, 2022

Is there romance in the air? Almost certainly. Magic? Probably. Find out what Amy is currently reading in this week’s TBR, and let her know in the comments what’s on your TBR this week!

TBR Thursday: Book Club April 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club April 2022

March 31, 2022

Happy TBR Thursday! As we’ve mentioned in other book club TBR posts, we choose our books by consensus — we each bring suggestions and decide together what we’re going to read next. This time, we had a clear winner in our selection because we all love a good secret society magic tournament. Our book club … Read More

TBR Thursday: Amy, 3/10/22

TBR Thursday: Amy, 3/10/22

March 10, 2022

This weekā€™s TBR list is a fairly short one, to be completely honest. I have a lot going on these days, but I do have two audiobooks on the go at the moment. First, I started listening to The Little Shop of Found Things (Found Things #1) by Paula Brackston. I will admit that I … Read More

Spoiler-free Review: Royal Valentine by Jenn McKinley

Spoiler-free Review: Royal Valentine by Jenn McKinley

March 1, 2022

Head over to the blog to share your thoughts on romance novels once you read Amy’s spoiler-free review of Royal Valentine by Jenn McKinley, and consider how many Jane Austen-style balls is too many? We would love to hear from you in the comments!

TBR Thursday: Book Club March 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club March 2022

February 24, 2022

Find out what “sexy, action-packed” fantasy book is our book club pick for March in this week’s TBR Thursday. You’ll also find out which book we almost picked, literally based on the toss of a coin…

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/10/22

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/10/22

February 10, 2022

Check out the books Amy has on deck this week in her TBR. While you’re there, you can recommend your favorite cheesy Valentine’s Day romance to add to her list!

TBR Thursday: Book Club February 2022

TBR Thursday: Book Club February 2022

January 20, 2022

Find out what our book club has chosen for our February read in this week’s TBR Thursday. If you like, you can read along with us and put in your two cents in the comments when we post the book club discussion wrap up!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 1/13/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 1/13/21

January 13, 2022

Check out Amy’s TBR in this week’s TBR Thursday post! While you’re perusing her fantasy, historical fiction, and sci fi selections, stop by the comments and let us know what you’re reading this week.

2021 Year-End Wrap-Up: Amy

2021 Year-End Wrap-Up: Amy

January 4, 2022

Check out Amy’s 2021 year-end wrap-up based on her Goodreads best- and worst-of lists. Did any of her favorite books cross your path this year? How about her least favorite? Let us know in the comments!

2021 Top 3 Book lists

2021 Top 3 Book lists

December 28, 2021

What were your favorite books of 2021? Check out this week’s post to find out Amy’s, Aubrie’s, and Jaelithe’s top 3 (ish) books that they read in 2021, and let us know your picks in the comments!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 12/16/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 12/16/21

December 16, 2021

In this week’s TBR, Amy is working on finishing our next book club selection, and on another holiday romance. Head over to the blog to find out which one, and to let us know what’s on your TBR!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 11/25/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 11/25/21

November 25, 2021

Neither turkey, nor mashed potatoes, nor the fact that it’s a holiday will stop Amy from reading! Head over to the blog to check out her TBR Thursday post and find out what’s on her list…

TBR Thursday: Amy, 11/4/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 11/4/21

November 4, 2021

Come on over and check out Amy’s TBR this week, where you’ll find fantasy, contemporary, and our next book club selection. While you’re there, drop a comment to let us know what you’re reading!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 10/14/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 10/14/21

October 14, 2021

Check out the short but compelling blurb that led to Amy adding a new audiobook to her TBR this week. While you’re at it, let us know what you’re reading in the comments!

Spoiler-Free Book Review: Crown of Danger by Melanie Cellier

Spoiler-Free Book Review: Crown of Danger by Melanie Cellier

October 5, 2021

This week, check out Amy’s spoiler-free review of the second book in the Hidden Mage series by Melanie Cellier. Did she like it more than the first book that she reviewed a few weeks ago? How about you? Head over to the blog and let us know.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 9/23/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 9/23/21

September 23, 2021

Find out what YA fantasy sequel is on Amy’s TBR this week (you may be surprised), and what she’s reading for book club (which was on her list anyway). Plus, head over to the comments section to let us know what’s on your TBR this week!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 9/2/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 9/2/21

September 2, 2021

Can you guess what Amy’s one big goal on her TBR is this week? Head over to the blog to find out what it is, and let her know what’s on your TBR in the comments!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 8/12/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 8/12/21

August 12, 2021

She may not be able to tell you why it’s already halfway through August, but Amy’s TBR this week is full of fantasy, so who knows what might happen? Find out what she’s reading, and let us know what’s on your TBR!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/22/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/22/21

July 22, 2021

Check out Amy’s TBR this week, and let us know in the comments whether you’ve read any of them, or what you have on your own TBR list!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/1/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/1/21

July 1, 2021

In preparation for her upcoming beach trip, Amy’s TBR this week is out of control. Head over to the blog to check out her list of beach reads, and maybe suggest one or two more in the comments!

2021 Book Challenge Check-In: Amy

2021 Book Challenge Check-In: Amy

June 22, 2021

Continuing along the book challenge check in theme, this week you can find out which of the challenges Amy has already completed, and which ones she needs your suggestions for…

TBR Thursday: Amy, 6/10/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 6/10/21

June 10, 2021

Lots of love on Amy’s TBR this week, from a fanfic-writing boy who loves a superhero, to a vicar’s daughter who just might fall in love, to a princess who will fight to save the love of her life. Come check out her list and let us know which you think you could love…

TBR Thursday: Amy, 5/20/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 5/20/21

May 20, 2021

What audiobook has Amy thinking about lattes and Scottish whiskey this week? Head over to the blog for TBR Thursday and find out!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/29/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/29/21

April 29, 2021

Amy’s got a few long-awaited ‘next book in the series’ on her TBR this week, plus one book for all ages. Also, when you head over to the blog, be sure to leave a comment with suggestions for how she should spend her Audible credits!

Coming in 2021!

Coming in 2021!

April 20, 2021

Find out what books Amy is most excited for that are releasing in the next few months, and share the ones you’re looking forward to in the comments.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/8/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/8/21

April 8, 2021

This week, Amy’s TBR has a fantasy and a contemporary suspense story, with a few non-fiction books on the short list. Come find out which ones, and let her know your thoughts!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 3/18/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 3/18/21

March 18, 2021

Head over to Amy’s newest TBR to find out which physical book she’s thoroughly enjoying, and which audiobook she is finally getting to (it’s shaping up to be just as good as she thought it might)!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/25/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/25/21

February 25, 2021

Come on over to the blog to see what’s been on Amy’s TBR list and help her decide what to read next!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/4/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/4/21

February 4, 2021

Come on over and check out Amy’s TBR to find out why she has a few different audiobooks in the queue, and what Reading Goals book she’s starting this week.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 1/14/21

TBR Thursday: Amy, 1/14/21

January 14, 2021

Quite a variety in Amy’s TBR this week. Hop over to the blog to find out what middle grade book was recommended by an author she loves, what historical fiction she has started, and what Hoopla is trying to convince her to read.

2021 Reading Goals

2021 Reading Goals

January 5, 2021

While she was setting her 2021 reading goal, Amy created a list of her personal ‘must read’ books for the year. How many of these are on your 2021 list? Head over to the blog and share your own ‘must reads’ in the comments!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 12/24/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 12/24/20

December 24, 2020

With one Christmas wish already fulfilled, Amy has a few new books on her TBR on this lovely Christmas Eve. Pop over to the blog to find out which autobiography made the list, and what fiction book is deeper than she first suspected.

My Book Year In Review: Amy

My Book Year In Review: Amy

December 15, 2020

This week, Amy is the first of us to share her book year in review. Check out the post to learn her book superlatives, and a few runners up, and share your own in the comments!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 12/3/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 12/3/20

December 3, 2020

Amy is very excited about her TBR this week, with a couple more holiday romances on the horizon as well as an exciting contemporary novel that she can’t wait to dig in to!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 11/12/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 11/12/20

November 12, 2020

On this week’s TBR, Amy keeps it short but sweet with a seasonal read, a new fantasy, and one book that’s still hanging in there. Come check out the list, and share some suggestions for her next audiobook!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 10/22/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 10/22/20

October 22, 2020

On her TBR this week Amy has transitioned one audiobook to an ebook, almost has her hands on a physical book, and has begun a new audiobook that she needs to finish before Netflixing it. Come find out which ones!

Spoiler-free book review: The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins

Spoiler-free book review: The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins

October 13, 2020

In this spoiler-free review Amy shares what she enjoyed about her most recent light read, The Book Charmer (Dove Pond #1) by Karen Hawkins. She’s also looking for book recommendations! Hop over to the blog and give her a few…

TBR Thursday: Amy, 10/1/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 10/1/20

October 1, 2020

Somehow October is already here, and so are a bunch of books Amy has had on hold for a while. Come on over to the blog to find out which controversial read has been moved into her TBR this week.

Happy Anniversary, Infinite Distractions!

Happy Anniversary, Infinite Distractions!

September 15, 2020

To celebrate the first anniversary of Infinite Distractions, Amy, Aubrie, and Jaelithe reflect on some of their favorites out of the 80+ posts they wrote this past year.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 9/3/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 9/3/20

September 3, 2020

Amy has been in a “whatever grabs my attention” reading mood lately. Check out her post to find out what audiobooks she’s listening to, and let her know what’s been grabbing your attention lately.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 8/13/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 8/13/20

August 13, 2020

In her TBR this week, Amy is enjoying a meet-cute with a political twist, and a retelling of the King Arthur story from a perspective she’s very interested to hear. Do you recognize what those two might be? Come find out…

Book Subscription Boxes

Book Subscription Boxes

August 4, 2020

Have you been wishing there were a book subscription box in your life but don’t know which one to choose? Take a look at Amy’s post where she walks through the pros and cons of a few she has subscriptions to.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/23/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/23/20

July 23, 2020

This week, Amy is escaping to an island with books, and she’s saved a lot of great ones to read while she’s there! Check out her Thursday TBR, heavy on the YA fantasy.

Book Review: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Book Review: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

July 14, 2020

Find out what Amy thought about the character-driven novel Ask Again, Yes in this spoiler-free review. If you’re looking for a character-driven story about relationships, families, and forgiveness, this one should be on your radar!

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/2/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 7/2/20

July 2, 2020

Amy’s TBR this week might be a bit familiar, but there’s plenty to be excited about. Come see what she’s reading, and let her know what you’ll be reading, over the holiday weekend!

All The Dads

All The Dads

June 25, 2020

This week, in honor of the holiday, we’ve ruminated on dads, books, and book dads. Happy Father’s Day to all dads out there, readers and non-readers alike.

Serious about Series

Serious about Series

June 16, 2020

Do you finish one series before beginning another? If not, you might find yourself in Amy’s predicament. Find out what series’ she’s currently working on, and why some of them had to go in the freezer.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 6/4/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 6/4/20

June 4, 2020

Iā€™m still doing a lot of cross stitching on the massive project I started at the beginning of quarantine, and that along with my previously mentioned lack of attention span has meant an ongoing decline in my usual reading habits. Iā€™m also finding my brain is still not ready for more meaty content (Over the … Read More

Spoiler-Free Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

Spoiler-Free Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

May 26, 2020

The Giver, a Newbery medal winner that has sold 10 million plus copies worldwide, is beloved by middle school English teachers (including Amy’s mom). Find out what Amy thought in this spoiler-free review.

Literary Moms That We Love

Literary Moms That We Love

May 12, 2020

In honor of mother’s day this week, we’re celebrating some of our favorite literary moms (hint: Molly Weasly features pretty heavily in the discussion).

TBR Thursday: Amy, 5/7/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 5/7/20

May 7, 2020

Physical books, audiobooks, and ebooks, oh my! On this week’s TBR Thursday, Amy gets back to some classics, takes on a few new recommendations, and goes back to a book she’s been thinking about reading for a while now.

Books I’ve Read More Than Once

Books I’ve Read More Than Once

April 28, 2020

Ever loved a book so much that you just had to read it a second time? Or a third (or fourth…)? This week, Amy shares some of her favorite books to re-read.

The Capsule Episode

The Capsule Episode

April 16, 2020

Have you missed a few of our weekly posts? No worries. Instead of your regularly scheduled TBR Thursday, today we’re bringing you a capsule episode full of flashbacks and fun commentary! [Fade in on computer screen where three faces seem to be enjoying a video conference. Sure, you want to see a big, beautiful set, … Read More

You Can’t Love ’em All

You Can’t Love ’em All

April 14, 2020

Ever thought you should love a book because everyone else does, but when you finally picked it up you didn’t understand the hype? In this week’s post Amy, Aubrie, and Jaelithe share some of the books they just couldn’t love.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/9/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 4/9/20

April 9, 2020

In this weeks TBR Thursdsay, Amy gives us some real talk about why she hasn’t finished any of the books from her TBR three weeks ago, and what she’s doing instead.

TBR Thursday: Amy, 3/19/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 3/19/20

March 19, 2020

In an effort to get her mind off of the craziness, Amy has a realistic but positive TBR list this week. Have you read either of these? What did you think?

Spoiler-free Book Review: Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Spoiler-free Book Review: Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson

March 10, 2020

Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson was brought to my attention by one of the BookTubers (those who post YouTube videos talking about all things book-ish) I enjoy. She mentioned it had garnered a surprising lack of attention, and that she found it really enjoyable. I have to say, I felt the same. … Read More

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/27/20

TBR Thursday: Amy, 2/27/20

February 27, 2020

Welcome to TBR Thursdays, where we reveal what’s on our TBR stacks. Today, Amy’s working on some fantasy, some contemporary (-ish), and some controversy. Happy reading!