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Book 37 Devil May Care

Devil May Care by Elizabeth Peters fulfills the category “Book with a Book on the Cover” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. Both the audio book cover and the paperback/digital cover have a book present. Important because….books….(No spoiling!) Disclaimer: I messed up the blog. This was not the entry planned for today and not the …

Book 36 The Adventures of the Deadly Dimensions

  The Adventures of the Deadly Dimensions (Sherlock Holmes vs Cthulhu #1) by Lois H. Gresh fulfilled the category “Book Who’s Title Caught my Attention” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. I work in a library. At least one hour of every shift, I check in returns. The bright green cover with all the gold …

Book 35 Speak

  Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson fulfilled the category “Book with at least a 4-Star Rating on Goodreads” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. As of this post, Speak has a rating of 4.02 based on almost 500,000 ratings and a well-deserved score. I couldn’t have chosen a better book for the category. It blew …

Book 34 Doing Harm

  Doing Harm by Kelly Parsons fulfills the category “Medical Thriller” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. At first, I read Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw for the blog. I enjoyed the story of a doctor caring for supernatural creatures and the spin on the mythology regarding those beings—vampires, mummies, ghouls, and the like. But …

Book 33 Burn the Dark: Malus Domestica #1

  Burn the Dark: Malus Domestica #1 by S.A. Hunt fulfills the category “Book About or Involving Social Media” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. The novel highlights YouTube as a medium for earning money while hunting witches. Good work, if you can get it. Robin is a young woman on a mission. She knows …

Book 32 Deadly Notions

  Deadly Notions by Elizabeth Lynn Casey fulfills the category “Book with a Pun in Its Title” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. It is the fourth in the Southern Sewing Circle series. For punny titles, I could’ve gone with either with a cozy mystery or a romance. I’d considered one of Sarah MacLean’s books …

Book 31 American Psycho

American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis fulfills the “Book Featuring One of the Seven Deadly Sins” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. The tale features many sins: Envy, Greed, and Pride. Overkill, right? You have no idea. Spoilers ahead. I cannot speak about this novel without revealing many spoilers. So, if you would like to …

Book 30 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins fulfilled the “Book Published in 2020” category of the PopSugar Reading Challenge. The novel is a prequel of the Hunger Games series by the same author. This novel chronicles President Snow in his formative years. It was published in May 2020. I read the Hunger Games …

Book 29 The Alice Network

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn fulfills the “Book with a Three-Word Title” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. It’s part of Reese Witherspoon’s book club. My husband and I read it for a local club. (We met once to talk about the first section, then things kinda blew up.) But Hubby and I discussed …

Book 28 Dark Matter

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch fulfilled the “Book Published the Month of your Birthday” category for the 2020 PopSugar Reading Challenge. It was published on July 26, 2016. Please don’t do the math. I know. According to Facebook, my birthday is in February. Authors sometimes change some details about themselves. Shhhh, don’t tell. Dark Matter …