Goodreads Monday: We Said Forever by Marie James

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This is a weekly meme where anyone can choose a random book from their Goodreads TBR and highlight it This meme was formerly featured on LaurensPageTurners and was taken over by Budget Tales Book Blog.


Rock bottom.

They say the only way to go from there is up, but what is “up” when you’re born into someone else’s rock bottom?

At ten, football became my first love. It’s what got me out of the house away from my self-destructive family. My love for football landed me at Las Vegas University with a full ride scholarship, and the orange on my jersey was my favorite color… until my eyes landed on the red dress Fallyn wore the night we met.

At twenty-one, I jumped off the cliff into the unknown the second Fallyn McIntyre danced in my arms at a party. I had the greatest girl in the world and the opportunity to play college ball every Saturday. My rock bottom was looking up, thanks to my two first loves.

Parties, sex, and football—life was perfect. But one drink too many, and my world came crashing down. When I chose pills over my second love, my head told me it was the best decision I ever made. The pills keep me warm and protect me from the distance Fallyn created. Percs don’t judge me. They make me feel alive.

Threes.

They say the best things come in threes, but one leads to a stable future, one is my salvation, and the other drags me to hell—a hell I’d willingly burn in for eternity… if it weren’t for my second love.

Top Ten Tuesday: School Freebie (Books that take place in schools)

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Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

How it works:

She assigns each Tuesday a topic and then posts her top ten list that fits that topic. You’re welcome to join her and create your list of top ten (or 2, 5, 20, etc.). Feel free to put a unique spin on the topic to make it work for you! Please link to That Artsy Reader Girl in your own post so that others know where to find more information.


It’s been a minute since I have done a TTT. The last post I had was done at the beginning of August. With school beginning (and my schedule freed up with the kids gone all day), I decided that today would be the day I started doing TTT again.

So, here’s my top 10. Please let me know if you have read any of these and liked them. Also, all of these books will be off my TBR (which is outrageously huge).


1. Boy in the Mirror (The Infinity Trials: Book 1) by Robert J. Duperre

2. We Said Forever by Marie James

3. Here I’ll Stay by Dominique Laura

4. Hereditary (Beatrice Harrow: Book 1) by Jane Washington

5. What Doesn’t Kill You (Twisted: Book 1) by Jo Ho

6. Perfekt Order (The Aere Saga: Book 1) by S.T. Bende

7. The Replacement Crush (Crush: Book 1) by Lisa Brown Roberts

8. Stupid Fast (Stupid Fast: Book 1) by Geoff Herbach

9. The Institution (Sacrisvita: Book 1) by Dylan Steel

10. The Cutting Room Floor by Dawn Klehr

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Titles that Are Complete Sentences

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Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

How it works:

She assigns each Tuesday a topic and then posts her top ten list that fits that topic. You’re more than welcome to join her and create your own top ten (or 2, 5, 20, etc.) list as well. Feel free to put a unique spin on the topic to make it work for you! Please link back to That Artsy Reader Girl in your own post so that others know where to find more information.


When I saw today’s prompt, I knew that it was going to be as easy as last week’s prompt. So, here are my top ten!!

Let me know if you have read them or what you think!!


1. How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days by Kerrelyn Sparks

2. The Highlander Who Protected Me by Vanessa Kelly

3. Someone to Watch Over Me by Anne Berkley

4. The Not So Perfect Plan to Save Friendship House by Lilly Bartlett

5. The Passing of Each Perfect Moment by Kenneth Preston

6. Welcome to Sortilege Falls by Libby Heily

7. We Said Forever by Marie James

8. First Do No Evil by Carey Baldwin

9. Even the Moon Has Scars by Steph Campbell

10. P.S. I Hate You by Winter Renshaw

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