My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s January 2017 Bookstagram Wrap Up

Woodmarks are my new favorite bookmarks. #inkandwonder

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Say hello to Bookstagram, a portion of Instagram sometimes referred to as Instabook where bibliophiles post pictures of all things bookish.

Perhaps you’ve heard of it?

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s December 2016 Wrap Up

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Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton (★★★★½)

The backstabbing ballerina duology that began with Tiny Pretty Things has come to a close. Who will score prestigious spots with the American Ballet Company, and what will they do to get them? Get ready for more drama, even more questionable choices and plenty of bad YA parenting.

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke (★★★½)

I didn’t know what to expect from Wink Poppy Midnight, but the beyond gorgeous cover gave me high hopes. Unfortunately, while Tucholke writes magical realism beautifully, the plot was severely lacking, and there were several points in the story I couldn’t help but wonder: where is this even going?

Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes (★★★½)

As far as Alice in Wonderland adaptations go, Queen of Hearts is a less than perfect attempt at a Wonderland prequel. Totally lacking the whimsy of its original source material, Queen of Hearts suffers from unlikable one-dimensional characters, a human Cheshire Cat (WHY!?!) and a rambling plot.

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s May 2016 Bookstagram Wrap Up

Bright books! 💖💛💙 ———— #maybooksberead16 #bookstagram #instabook #bookspines #📚#books

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Love reading books and looking at all the amazing covers out there?

Have you heard of Bookstagram (AKA Instabook)? It’s basically a part of Instagram where bibliophiles share photos of book covers, book stacks, book spines and even book pages!

I was pretty bad about posting in the month of May, but now that there’s so much more sunlight I hope to be a better Bookstagrammer in June!

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s March 2016 Bookstagram Wrap Up

Love reading books? What about just looking at them?

Say hello to Bookstagram (AKA InstaBook), the subsection of Instagram where book lovers share their book covers, book spines and book pages and participate in book themed photo challenges.

I was a little lax in March — probably because not too many of the challenges spoke to me — a problem I hope to rectify in April now that I finally can work with natural light again!

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