Jack Rogers Sale


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At the beginning of April, I told you all about a new opportunity I had received to become a Jack Rogers Influencer. I explained a little about what it meant and showed off some of my favorite pairs of Jacks.

When I logged on to Jack Rogers this morning I saw they are having one of their amazing sales. As stated on the website:

Use code SPRINGSALE to receive 20% off one pair of shoes and 25% off two or more pairs of shoes. Excludes the following core styles: Jacks Flat Sandal Platinum, Jacks Flat Sandal Silver, Jacks Flat Sandal Black, Jacks Flat Sandal Gold, Jacks Flat Sandal Black with Patent, Lauren Sandal Platinum, Georgica Sandal Platinum, Georgica Jelly Black, Georgica Jelly Gold, Shelby Platinum. Also excludes all Monogram & Custom-made Sandals. Offer starts on Thursday, April 18 and is valid through 11:59pm EST on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

I have been meaning to share a wishlist with you guys so what better way to do so then the day a sale starts!

NATURAL JACKS FLAT SANDAL||LAYLA BOOTIE (WATERPROOF) || COGNAC GEORGICA SANDAL

 CARIBBEAN BLUE JACKS FLAT SANDAL || BLACK DEMI WEDGE || EXCLUSIVE FLAMINGO 

 

NAVY DEMI WEDGE || NAVY LAUREN || GOLD TINSLEY JELLY

BUFF TINSLEY WEDGE || LIDDY BOOTIE (WATERPROOF)

What better time to use my affiliate link than during this sale when you can save on a pair of shoes! Personally, I will be buying the Flamingo sandals because duh, flamingos and the Buff Tinsley Wedge.

With an unmistakable ease, effortless style, and optimistic view on life, Jack Rogers is at home where ever it goes in the world…’

 

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Review: Serious Moonlight – Jenn Bennett

Review: Serious Moonlight – Jenn BennettSerious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett
Published by Simon Pulse
on April 16, 2019
Format: eARC
Source: Netgalley
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five-stars

After an awkward first encounter, Birdie and Daniel are forced to work together in a Seattle hotel where a famous author leads a mysterious and secluded life in this romantic contemporary novel from the author of Alex, Approximately.

Mystery-book aficionado Birdie Lindberg has an overactive imagination. Raised in isolation and homeschooled by strict grandparents, she’s cultivated a whimsical fantasy life in which she plays the heroic detective and every stranger is a suspect. But her solitary world expands when she takes a job the summer before college, working the graveyard shift at a historic Seattle hotel.

In her new job, Birdie hopes to blossom from introverted dreamer to brave pioneer, and gregarious Daniel Aoki volunteers to be her guide. The hotel’s charismatic young van driver shares the same nocturnal shift and patronizes the waterfront Moonlight Diner where she waits for the early morning ferry after work. Daniel also shares her appetite for intrigue, and he’s stumbled upon a real-life mystery: a famous reclusive writer—never before seen in public—might be secretly meeting someone at the hotel.

To uncover the writer’s puzzling identity, Birdie must come out of her shell…discovering that most confounding mystery of all may be her growing feelings for the elusive riddle that is Daniel.

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Opening a book by Jenn Bennett immediately gives me a sense of joy. She has written some of my favorite books so it just feels like home when I get to read her words again. So to say I was beyond excited for Serious Moonlight is an understatement. I honestly remember Bennett announcing it and I immediately knew it was going to be another favorite. And let me tell you, she did not disappoint. It was EVERYTHING I love about a Jenn Bennett book and maybe a little bit more.

Serious Moonlight is the story of Birdie, an 18-year old that is trying to find her way. When Bridie’s mom died when she was 10 Birdie was sent to live with the overprotective grandparents she never knew. After her grandmother died 6 months ago, Birdie gains some independence and a job working the night shift at a hotel in downtown Seattle. When Birdie runs into someone she had a chance encounter with, her life ends up on a mystery filled path she never expected.

The thing that is a constant with a Jenn Bennett book is 1) the cute boy and 2) the chemistry the main character has with said cute boy. Jenn nailed this in Serious Moonlight. The first time Daniel was introduced I immediately swooned for him. He was everything Birdie needed in her life. He was the thing that brought out the best in her and vice versa. They played off of each other so well and I loved every minute of their relationship. Both of them had problems and fears and hang-ups which made them even more relatable

In the end, there wasn’t one thing I could complain about in Serious Moonlight. It was what Jenn Bennett does best and it shined. It is one of those rare 400+ page books that you may end up finishing in a sitting because it is that good. Make sure this one if on your radar!

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New to Me – May Voting

In 2018 I had the idea to have readers and friends read my favorite books from years past. I had 20+ amazing people sign up and read some of my all-time favorite books. They took the time out of their busy lives and reading schedules and read books I love and shared what they thought on my blog. It was a lot of fun and I got to see some new takes on old favorites. It actually was a fun experience. If you are interested in the reviews HERE.

This year I decided to give back in a way and asked everyone that signed up to tell me their favorite book (that I have not read) because in 2019 it is time to do NEW TO ME.

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Last month I had you all vote on what I should read. 24 of you voted. And an overwhelming 37.5% has decided I will read:

 

Now it is your time to vote again and pick the book I will read in May. You have until 4/25/19 to get your vote in and tell me what book I should read next!

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Blog Tour Guest Post: When Summer Ends by Jessica Pennington{GIVEAWAY}

Today is my stop of the blog tour for Jessica Pennington’s sophomore novel, When Summer Ends (out in stores now!). For my stop on the tour, Jessica is posting the ABCs for her two main characters, Aiden and Olivia. Having already read the book (you can find my review HERE), I love what she picked for both of them. It is so spot on!

Without further ado, here are the ABCs:

Accessory: Doesn’t everyone load up their canoe with art supplies?? This summer, Aiden’s taking his art into the great outdoors, to be inspired by the beautiful landscapes and hidden spots of the Michigan beach town he calls home.

Book: Art has always been something Aiden loves, but this summer he needs it to help him in so many ways. And as he adjusts to his new reality, he’ll start looking at art like he never has before.

Clothes: Aiden has had to put away his glove since unexpectedly quitting the team on the last day of school, but he’s still rocking a baseball hat. Except this one’s for River Depot, the tourist trap his family owns along the river, where he’ll be spending his summer along with his cousin Ellis (and maybe a few new friends).

 

Accessory:  Who doesn’t love super cute journals from Rifle Paper Company? Olivia loves to tuck these in her bag so that she’s always ready to jot something down–whether it’s an idea for the essay contest that will snag her a dream internship, or a few lines about the cute new boy she’s sitting on the beach with.

Book: Olivia spent all of her time with her ex sitting on couches and in movie theaters, but this summer, she’s finding herself immersed in the great outdoors for the first time. And a surprising amount of her time is being spent in a canoe. Her first few trips weren’t so graceful–she needs to figure out how not to look like a total klutz with Aiden Emerson sitting right behind her.

Clothes: With a new job at River Depot, renting out canoes to tourists, indoors-inclined Olivia is feeling more than a little out of her element. All she wants is a pair of cute khaki shorts for her required uniform. Unfortunately, that’s not even close to what she gets.

Blog Tour Guest Post: When Summer Ends by Jessica Pennington{GIVEAWAY}When Summer Ends: A Novel by Jessica Pennington
Published by Tor Teen
on April 9, 2019
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Aiden Emerson is an all-star pitcher and the all-around golden boy of Riverton. Or at least he was, before he quit the team the last day of junior year without any explanation. How could he tell people he's losing his vision at seventeen?

Straight-laced Olivia thought she had life all figured out. But when her dream internship falls apart, her estranged mother comes back into her life, and her long-time boyfriend ghosts her right before summer break, she's starting to think fate has a weird sense of humor.

Each struggling to find a new direction, Aiden and Olivia decide to live summer by chance. Every fleeting adventure and stolen kiss is as fragile as a coin flip in this heartfelt journey to love and self-discovery from the author of Love Songs & Other Lies.

About Jessica Pennington

Jessica Pennington is no stranger to the combination of love and drama. She’s a wedding planner, after all. A writer since the age of ten—when she sought publication for her poem about a tree—Jessica likes the challenge of finding the humor in a sad situation or highlighting the awkwardness in a romantic one. A serial entrepreneur with a B.A. in public relations, Jessica has a passion for grassroots marketing. She lives in a Michigan beach town, where she owns more YA novels than many teens and spends most of her time on a laptop, rather than on a beach.

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Link: http://theheartofabookblogger.com/announcing-the-when-summer-ends-blog-tour

April 1st
The Heart of a Book Blogger — Interview
Mel and Her Books — Review

April 2nd
The Candid Cover — Review
Mahkjchi’s Not So Secret Books — Aesthetic

April 3rd
Book Crushin’ — Creative Post
Buried in a Bookshelf — Video Interview

April 4th
Laura’s Bookish Corner — Dream Cast
Blunt Book Blog — Review

April 5th
Confessions of a YA Reader — Interview
Lala’s Book Reviews — Excerpt

April 6th
Ashleigh’s Bookshelf — Review

April 7th
The YA Book Traveler — Aesthetic

April 8th
The Clever Reader — Favorite Quotes
TBR and Beyond — Interview

April 9th
Smada’s Book Smack — Playlist
Belle’s Archive — Review

April 10th
Andi’s ABCs — Guest Post
Travel, Books, and More…Oh My! — Dream Cast

April 11th
Book Loaner — Review

April 12th
The Mind of a Book Dragon — Interview
Bookishly Slytherclaw — Review

Thanks so much, Jessica for stopping by and guest posting! And thanks to Jordan at The Heart of a Book Blogger for hosting the tour!

Go out and buy When Summer Ends today!

 

 

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Review: Meet Cute – Helena Hunting

Review: Meet Cute – Helena HuntingMeet Cute by Helena Hunting
Published by Forever
on April 9, 2019
Format: eARC
Source: Netgalley
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four-stars

Talk about an embarrassing introduction. On her first day of law school, Kailyn ran - quite literally - into the actor she crushed on as a teenager, ending with him sprawled on top of her. Mortified to discover the Daxton Hughes was also a student in her class, her embarrassment over their meet-cute quickly turned into a friendship she never expected. Of course, she never saw his betrayal coming either...

Now, eight years later, Dax is in her office asking for legal advice. Despite her anger, Kailyn can't help feeling sorry for the devastated man who just became sole guardian to his thirteen-year-old sister. But when her boss gets wind of Kailyn's new celebrity client, there's even more at stake than Dax's custody issues: if she gets Dax to work at their firm, she'll be promoted to partner.

The more time Kailyn spends with Dax and his sister, the more she starts to feel like a family, and the more she realizes the chemistry they had all those years ago is as fresh as ever. But will they be able to forgive the mistakes of the past, or will one betrayal lead to another?

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

I have only read a few books by Helena Hunting. I never really found my connection with her until I read The Good Luck Charm. I really enjoyed that one more than the first book I read by her. Because of my success reading The Good Luck Charm I was interested in reading Meet Cute and seeing if that one would be a hit as well. I’m happy to say that Meet Cute was not only a hit with me, but it is also my current favorite book by this author.

Meet Cute is a fun rom-com(ish) book about Kailyn and Daxton. Kailyn is just starting law school when she meets Daxton, a former TV heartthrob (and crush), who is also a law school student. After their awkward meeting, they become friendly rivals. That is until something happens and Kailyn wants nothing to do with him. Now years later they meet again with Daxton needs Kailyn’s help with a family matter. Soon the banter is back and old feelings are once again sparked. Only this time it is Kailyn that may be pulling the wool over Dax’s eyes when he needs her the most.

The thing about Meet Cute is once I started it, I had to finish it that day. To me, it was one of those books that it was so easy to fall into, to be invested in these characters and their lives and stories. Both Dax and Kailyn were such complex characters with great background stories that sucked me in. Plus I loved their chemistry, not to mention Dax’s sister Emme. Everything just clicked and worked even with some heavier subject matter for a romance. I do admit everything could have been easier if they just talked, but there also wouldn’t have been a book if they did so there is that.

All in all, Meet Cute is what I call a fun book! Sure the subject matter was heavier but the personalities of the two main characters and Emme made it an easier pill to swallow. Plus you can’t go wrong with a book you can read in a day. Kudos to you Helena Hunting. Curious to see what you have for us next.

 

 

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