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Our Favorite Reads of 2018 So Far


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Our Favorite Books of 2018 So Far

By on August 13, 2018

August is here, there’s a back-to-school buzz in the air, and we’re all getting antsy to squeeze every last drop out of summer. How is it that we’re over half way through 2018 already?

Here at LQ, several of us have rated multiple books with 5 stars so far this…

TBR Mix n' Mingle


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NEW: TBR Mix n’ Mingle Linkup! Join us!

By on August 1, 2018

The bookish ladies at LQ are starting our own linkup! The TBR Mix n’ Mingle Linkup starts today. Will you mingle with us?

What: It’s a TBR linkup! That means we’ll publish a post about our TBR lists for the month, and you’re welcome to also publish a post about the…


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What We’re Reading This Week: 7/23

By on July 23, 2018

If you’re a regular follower of LQ, you may have noticed our posts slow down a little over the past week or two. Summer is in full swing, and our summer schedules don’t allow for as much writing! We’re definitely still reading, though – that never stops 🙂 What…


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Literary Debate: Does Listening to Audiobooks Count as Reading?

By on July 10, 2018

Does listening to an audiobook count as reading?
It’s a question that has led to many a heated debate in the literary world. Can you say that you’ve “read” a book if you listened to it on road trip to Branson? Does reading a physical book have more benefits that…


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What We’re Reading This Week: 7/9

By on July 9, 2018

Helloooooo July! This month is coming in hot for us here in Minnesota. Too hot to even enjoy sitting and reading outside! Thank goodness for central air conditioning 😂. Anyway, here’s what we’re into this week. How about you?

 
Allison
I’m reading The Immortal Gene by Jonas Saul. It’s a crime/thriller novel…

Matchmaking for Beginners Book Review


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Review: Matchmaking for Beginners

By on June 19, 2018

If you’ve read my reviews before, you know how I feel about chick lit most of the time. I have a hard time finding any substance in it and just can’t find satisfaction in all the fluff. That said, I’m pregnant and extra emotional and I’ve been looking for…


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Review: Lighthouse Beach

By on June 15, 2018

When Lillo receives an invite to the wedding of her childhood friend, Jess, she isn’t quite sure what to expect. They haven’t spoken in years, but she discovers Jess needs her support to find the strength to leave her controlling family and cheating fiancĂ©. On the eve of her…

Murder on the Orient Express Book vs. Movie


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Book vs. Movie: Murder on the Orient Express

By on June 10, 2018

The Book
When the trailer for Murder on the Orient Express emerged in 2017, I knew I was going to be all over it. The boyfriend and I scheduled a “movie day” with his mom, who is a huge crime reader (and a lovely woman) and I crash-read this little novel in…


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What We’re Reading This Week: June 4th

By on June 4, 2018

Hello, June! Hard to believe we’re so far into the year already. Summer feels in full swing in Minnesota – hoping it’s been lovely enough for some outdoor reading wherever you are too!

 

Allison
I started listening to Outlander on audiobook. I thought that summer would be a good time to…

Book vs. Movie The Circle


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Book vs. Movie: The Circle

By on June 3, 2018

I picked up The Circle by Dave Eggers at the end of 2017, because I really wanted to see the movie. I have this rule that I won’t watch a show or movie until I have read the book. This rule helps me keep out any preconceived notions of…

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