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Mini Reviews: Swear on This Life, Tell the Wolves I’m Home, Hag-Seed

By on April 20, 2017

LQ contributor Janna just posted a review roundup, and I thought that was a great idea for these three books that I’ve finished but haven’t yet reviewed! So, thanks Janna :) I loved two of these, but really didn’t care for this first one….

Swear on This Life
I honestly don’t think…

Cowgirl Creamery Cooks


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Cookbook Review: Cowgirl Creamery Cooks

By on March 28, 2017

Why: Have you met my sister-in-law, yet? Probably not, but she gives great book gifts! (You can find two of her more hilarious gifts reviewed here and here. Both highly recommended reading!) I was a apprehensive of her giving me a cookbook, though, because she eats SUPER healthy and…

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10 Most-Loved Posts from Our First Year of Bookishness

By on March 23, 2017

Yep, it’s official, Literary Quicksand has been live for over a year! We launched our site on February 11, 2016. Where has the time gone?? What a year!

To everyone who has visited and loved books along with us, thank you!! Here’s to another bookish year 😊

Here are our most-loved posts…

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Giveaway: Natchez Burning + Tote Bag

By on March 20, 2017

Get excited, LQ-ers! It is time for our first ever giveaway!

In anticipation of the release of Greg Iles’ Mississippi Blood TOMORROW(!!!!), we are a giving away a copy of Natchez Burning (the first in this trilogy) and a canvas tote bag! Becky has been reading this trilogy and knows you’ll…

tbr-roundup


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Book Lists Living Life Bookishly

Lazy Sunday TBR Roundup

By on March 12, 2017

Anyone else feeling the loss of an hour of sleep?! Why not rest up and look through the titles we LQ ladies added to our TBR lists!
Aubrey
I’m excited to start reading The Women in the Castle for an upcoming book tour review, as well as Dishing Up the Dirt….

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Lazy Sunday TBR List Roundup

By on February 19, 2017

We always call these “Lazy Sunday #TBR list Roundups” but today is even more lazy than usual. It’s just me, Becky, here and my TBR List adds are all from one webpage that has done me in. And I quote…
If you love reading novels set during World War II, we’ve…

Garden Gnomes Have Issues


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Continuing Education: Garden Gnomes Have Issues

By on January 24, 2017

Please note that this short message is intended as continuing education for those that have read my review of How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack. While the information that follows is still beneficial, it is best to prepare yourself to combat the quiet and seemingly-adorable enemy.

My sister-in-law strikes again!…

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The Busy Person’s Guide to Keeping Your New Year’s Reading Resolution

By on January 10, 2017

You’ve made a resolution to read more, but… there are kids to shuttle, endless work, dinner to cook, and, of course, The Bachelor to watch.

What to do?

Today, I’m sharing my favorite strategies, as I begin my fourth year with the same reading resolution: to finish 52 books in the calendar…

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Our Favorite Reads of 2016

By on December 26, 2016

Goodbye 2016, and thanks for all the amazing books! Between all of us at LQ, we read quite a few wonderful books this year. We’ve somehow narrowed them down and picked out our favorites. Without further ado, here they are!

What were your favorite reads of 2016?

Note: These didn’t necessarily…

Audiobook Bookshelf


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How I Became an Audiobook Convert

By on November 15, 2016

I admit, I was a reluctant listener when it came to audiobooks. A friend first recommended Audible (Amazon’s audiobook website) to me in 2011, but I didn’t listen to my first book until early in 2015.

I was doing a lot of traveling at the time due to an international…

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