• Backlist Blast #9 – A Torch Against the Night!

    July 5, 2018The Contented Reader

    Happy Thursday, everyone! We’re coming close to another end of another week! I hope all my fellow Canadians had a nice, relaxing, long weekend. And, I hope my American followers had a nice Fourth of July yesterday! Today’s Backlist Blast post features an epic fantasy series that I’ve heard rave reviews about – and after…

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  • Backlist Blast #8 – Front Lines!

    June 28, 2018The Contented Reader

    Happy Thursday, everyone! We’re almost done another week. Today I’m heading up to my cottage because we have a long weekend here in Canada, in celebration of Canada Day! We technically only have the Monday off, but since school is out, I can head up a day early! I’m so excited to have a relaxing…

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  • Backlist Blast #7 – Daughter of the Burning City!

    May 31, 2018The Contented Reader

    It is absolutely no secret that I love circus themed books with tons of magic (insert obsession with Caraval here). I’ve heard about Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody for quite a while and I feel as though my love for these magical stories will only be fueled further after reading this book!…

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  • Backlist Blast #6 – Scythe

    May 24, 2018The Contented Reader

    Today’s Baacklist Blast post goes to a young adult sci-fi, dystopian novel that has been on my to be read list since it came out! For those of you who are unfamiliar, Backlist Blast is a weekly meme hosted by Flavia from Flavia the Bibliophile and Milana from A Couple Reads. The purpose of the meme is…

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  • Backlist Blast #5 – Since You’ve Been Gone!

    May 17, 2018The Contented Reader

    Another Backlist Blast! Today’s post features a contemporary read from one of my go-to authors! Morgan Matson is someone I consider to be a auto-buy, even though I’ve only actually read one of her books. I loved the Unexpected Everything and I’m currently reading Save the Date. You’re always guaranteed a good read with her!…

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  • Backlist Blast #4 – Daughter of the Pirate King

    April 19, 2018The Contented Reader

    It’s Backlist Blast day! I love doing this weekly theme every week because it really helps me stay on top of all the books that I’ve wanted to read and just haven’t had time to get to! I’m hoping that by doing this, I’ll have a nice handy list to go to whenever I’m looking…

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  • Backlist Blast #3 – My Lady Jane!

    April 5, 2018The Contented Reader

    It’s time for another Backlist Blast post! These posts are so much fun – it challenges me to think of something that I’ve wanted to read for a long time and just never seem to have time to actually get to. But it also reminds me that it is time to read them and stop…

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  • Backlist Blast #2 – Carve the Mark!

    March 29, 2018The Contented Reader

    How crazy is it that it’s Thursday already? I also can’t believe that March is almost over. It feels like a minute ago that we were ringing in the new year, and now three months of 2018 are done! Today for you, I have my second Backlist Blast post. These posts have been so fun…

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  • Backlist Blast #1 – Illuminae!

    March 22, 2018The Contented Reader

    Happy Thursday!! We’re one day closer to Friday and I can’t wait for the weekend. This week has been super busy so I’m looking forward to spending some quality time on the weekend reading! Today I have a new post for a weekly meme! I’m so excited to participate in these posts because it was…

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