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Read with Ariesgrl

Hi Everyone,

In case you didn’t see yesterday’s post, today marks the beginning of a feature here on the site. Each month, I will be picking a book that has been on my dream list for years, and I will read a chapter or two each night. Then, once a week, I will post my thoughts, without spoilers. If you are interested in a title, I invite you to read along with me and we can discuss the book each week.

August’s selection is: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. There are 63 chapters, which means 2 chapters a night.

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A Question or Two for You:

Hi Everyone,

Happy last day of July!!! July was a big month in the world of literature. New surprise releases from Harper Lee and Dr. Seuss. Were you excited about either of these titles? If so, have you read either one yet? I am excited about both releases and I am very anxious to read both stories, one day. Now I know, there has been some controversies and disappointments concerning Go Set a Watchman, but my excitement hasn’t decreased at all. What about you?

Comments have slowed down tremendously here on the site. I have a few fun, interactive items that will be starting tomorrow, August 1st. However, I want to hear from all of you. What do you want to see more of on this site? Leave a comment below, telling me what you would like to see, as a regular feature here. I appreciate your continued support and I will try to incorporate some of your suggestions.

One of the things that will be starting tomorrow, is a Read with Ariesgrl opportunity. Continue reading

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A Quote to Begin the Day…

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.

~Thomas Mann

 
Hi Everyone!

I think we have all at some point in our lives dealt with “Writer’s Block.” Whether it was a term paper, a proposal or even a novel. We have struggled with the impending deadline that haunts us as we stare at a blank page. This exhausting moment is yet another reason why I admire authors. Somehow they not only power through, they create a magnificent world for us to live in temporarily.

So tell me, have you ever experienced a Writer’s Block? If so, how did you overcome it? What are your favorite methods for preventing this pesky nuisance?

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Enjoy!
~Ariesgrl

 

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Roaming Pleasure

(Countermeasure: Bits of Life #3)
By: Chris Almeida and Cecilia Aubrey
Format: ebook ARC
Read: July 2015

Trevor and Cassandra Bauer have rarely spent a night apart, since their joyous wedding. However, when business calls Cassie back to the United States, Trevor is left at home to continue working on their current case. He misses his wife dearly and being alone allows him to express his wickedness in a unique way by taking matters into his own hands. Will Cassie approve of Trevor’s antics?

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A Quote to Begin the Day…

“Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.

~Margaret Mitchell

 

I must admit, I haven’t read Gone With the Wind as of yet, but it has been on my Wish List since I was a young girl. I think, I shall start reading it during the month of August. Have you read it? If so, who is your favorite character?

 

Enjoy!
~Ariesgrl

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My Sister’s Books Review #70

Murder of a Bookstore Babe
By: Denise Swanson
Scumble River #13

 

The new bookstore in town has caused a ruckus amongst town members. Skye Denison is excited about the new store, until she discovers a body buried under a bookshelf. Now she must find out who did it before anyone else gets hurt. Will this be the end of Scumble River’s controversial bookstore?

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A Quote to Begin the Day…

“The only way to do all the things you’d like to do is to read.”

~Tom Clancy

 

This quote couldn’t be more true. I have traveled the world, traveled through time and experienced things only possible through the printed words in a great book. What are some of your favorite books that gave you new experiences?

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~Ariesgrl

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The Detective Blog Tour

The Detective CoverTitle: The Detective

Author:  Adrienne Giordano

Publisher: Harlequin Intrigue

Release Date:  July 1, 2015

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Buy Links: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / BAM / Google Play / Kobo Books

 

Book Summary:

She’s captured his heart…and the attention of a murderer.

 Injured homicide detective Brodey Hayward needs a distraction, and he finds it as a consultant on a cold case murder. When Brodey’s investigation delays plans to remodel the former crime scene, he uncovers another kind of distraction: spirited Lexi Vanderbilt. Despite her distrust of men, Brodey charms the alluring interior designer into helping him examine the case facts.

Working closely with the ultrasexy detective helps Lexi lower her guard, igniting a passion that even Chicago’s winter can’t cool. As they close in on the killer, Lexi becomes his new target. To save her, Brodey must either betray her trust—or risk losing Lexi forever.

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A Quote to Begin the Day…

“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”

~Julia Child

 

I am so grateful that my passion for reading has opened worlds that I never dreamed possible. Follow your passions and dreams!
Enjoy!
~Ariesgrl

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My Sister’s Books Review #69

First Frost
By: Sarah Addison Allen
Waverley #2
The Waverley Women are out of sorts as they wait for Fall to end.  Claire is running a successful and overwhelming Candy business, but doesn’t have any free time left. Sydney wants to give her husband a son. While Bay has fallen in love with a boy and unfortunately the whole school knows. Add in a mysterious man and it is beginning to look like the first frost will never arrive.

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