The Friday 56: Shopaholic to the Stars

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The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple: Turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and post a line (or two)! I’m reading Shopaholic to the Stars by Sophie Kinsella.


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Title: Shopaholic to the Stars
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Status: page 160/479
Genre: Contemporary, Humor (Adult)

We’re standing on the stars. The Hollywood Walk of Fame, which I’ve seen a million times on TV but never for real. I feel as thought Luke has put it there especially as a present for me, all shiny and pink.

Diving back into the world of Becky Bloomwood is always an adventure. She gets herself into some wild situations, and I always find this series a joy to read. I’m not that far into Shopaholic to the Stars just yet, but I love seeing Hollywood throughout Becky’s eyes (like this line) and how she starts to live her life there. The synopsis doesn’t cover everything and, in fact, part of the book that I’m loving the most right now isn’t even mentioned in it.


Have you read any of the Shopaholic series?

Friday 56: Jane Eyre and The Walking Dead, Vol. 3

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple: Turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and post a line (or two)! This week I am reading 2 books, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and The Walking Dead, Vol. 3: Safety Behind Bars by Robert Kirkman. Well, I finished this volume after I prepared this post.


janeeyreiiTitle: Jane Eyre
Author: Charlotte Bronte
Status: page 50/524
Genre: Gothic, Coming-of-age (Adult)

A quarter of an hour passed before lessons again begun, during which the school-room was in a glorious tumult.

I’m listening to an audiobook version of Jane Eyre right now and I am enjoying listening to this narrator. As far as the story goes, I haven’t made it that far into it, but I like that it has begun with Jane as a child and I can’t wait to get further into it. The tone of the book is great.Read More »

Friday 56: Once and For All

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple: Turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and post a line (or two)! My current read is Once and For All by Sarah Dessen.


onceandforallTitle: Once and For All
Author: Sarah Dessen
Status: page 70/357
Genre: Contemporary, Romance (Young Adult)

I felt a prickle at the back of my neck, hairs raising up. Immediately, Jilly glanced at the twins who were still absorbed in their game, then put a hand on my arm.

Last month, I did a Waiting on Wednesday post about this book. I’m so excited that it’s finally out and I have a copy! It took me about a week to get my copy, but it was worth the wait. Physically, it’s a beautiful book and I love getting into a Dessen book. There are parts of it that are reminding me of What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick, which I read a couple of months ago. There is a bit of a mystery as to what happened in the previous summer. I can’t wait to get further into it.

The Friday 56: Crown of Midnight

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple: Turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and post a line (or two)! I am reading Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas.


crownofmidnightTitle: Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #2)
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Status: page 318/418
Genre: Fantasy (Young Adult)

‘Be grateful I consider you a worthy accessory.’

My reading has slowed down a bit the past couple of weeks and I’m still on my first read of May, but I am almost finished with book 2 in the Throne of Glass series. There are definite parts, like the one sampled here, that I’ve absolutely love, but I have hit some speed bumps here and there in the plot. Still, this story is unlike anything I’ve read before and I’m currently planning on continuing to read this series once I finish this book (after I read a few other books on my TBR list/shelf first).

Have you read this series? What do you think of this particular book?

The Friday 56 – Throne of Glass

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple: Turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and post a line (or two)! I am reading Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas.


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Title: 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Status: page 341/404
Genre: Fantasy (Young Adult)

She’d entered a city made entirely of leather and paper.

I love when characters in books have a love for reading or a library is featured in a book. It’s one of my favorite little things. That aside, this book has been a wonderful read! I am planning on continuing with the series and I’m a little surprised that it took me this long to start it. I was in the mood for some royal fantasy and this was a great pick for that plot. I’m looking forward to finding out what happens next!

The Friday 56 – A Study in Scarlet

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple: Turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and post a line (or two)! Currently, I am reading A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.


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Title: A Study in Scarlet
Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Status: 90%
Genre: Crime (Classic)

The Daily Telegraph remarked that in the history of crime there had seldom been a tragedy which presented stranger features.

I don’t want to say too much on this book, but I will say that it has been surprising even with already knowing the story.

The Friday 56: What I Thought Was True

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple: Turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and post a line (or two)! My current read is What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick.


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Title: What I Thought Was True
Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick
Status: page 309/407
Genre: Contemporary, Romance (Young Adult)

‘Party on the beach tonight. We’re going to start this summer off with a bang.’

I really liked My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick and the setting of this one is perfect for this time of year since I was craving warmer weather and the beach. I should be finished with it today. It has been a nice book to read before work and bed this week.