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Celebrate July 4th With These Great Books!

Celebrate July 4th With These Great Books!

If you're in the United States, Happy Fourth of July!!!

It's a day for barbecues, for beaches, for fireworks, for family--and of course, a day full of history as we celebrate our country becoming independent!

I love reading thematic books during holidays and/or seasons.

I've rounded up a few that take place over the Fourth of July in case you'd also like to read something fun today!

1) WHEN WE COLLIDED by Emery Lord

Celebrate July 4th With These Great Books!

If you want a book that mixes serious issues with the fun of living in a tourist town on summer vacation, this book's for you! Vivi thinks she's escaping everything she's left behind and can forget her worries on vacation. She never expected to find love...or a whole new set of problems!

My Review

2) THIS IS WHAT HAPPY LOOKS LIKE by Jennifer E. Smith

Celebrate July 4th With These Great Books!

If you like wish fulfillment novels, this one's for you! It's about a girl who accidentally winds up with a famous movie star for a penpal...and then he comes to film his new movie in her hometown for the summer!

My Review

3) SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE by Morgan Matson

Celebrate July 4th With These Great Books!

If you're into contemporary novels with to-do lists, or if you love books about friendship, this is the book to pick up today!

Emily and Sloane are BFFs and do absolutely everything together. When Sloane disappears and leaves behind a list to break Emily out of her shell, Emily decides to do everything...and the summer forever changes her!

My Review




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BWW Review: THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER by Jen Wang -- soon to be a movie musical from Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez!
February 21, 2020

Yesterday, Playbill broke the news that the critically acclaimed graphic novel THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER by Jen Wang will be the next project for husband-wife team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, who previously worked together on the music for Disney's Frozen, Coco, and Frozen 2. Robert is a two-time EGOT winner -- he is the youngest to win the award, to have won it in the shortest amount of time, and to have won it more than once. He broken out with his work co-writing Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon.

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February 17, 2020

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BWW Review: CRAZY CUPID LOVE by Amanda Heger (Grab it FREE for a Limited Time!)
February 14, 2020

In a world where Cupids have been exposed and are frequently hired to make love matches, Eliza Herman feels extremely unlucky. She has more magic than any other Cupid, but she's a huge klutz and can't wield it. She was born on the most auspicious of all days, Valentine's Day, but doesn't believe in True Love with a Capital L. And to top it all off, she's unlucky. Her father just had a heart attack and the family business is in trouble, so Eliza has to get a provisional license to become a Cupid...which means asking Jake Sanders to be her mentor. Jake Sanders, her childhood best friend, her first crush, and now, the guy she accidentally enchanted into infatuation...

BWW Review: COME TUMBLING DOWN by Seanan McGuire
February 10, 2020

Seanan McGuire's award-winning series Wayward Children is one such series. Every book is a delight, something original to be cherished and held. Some are terrifying and bleak, while others are full of wonder and whimsy. Readers finish these books and wish there truly were other words to explore so they don't have to go back to the mundane.