Music Monday: Vaults “Cry No More” #MusicMonday #Vaults #Music #CryNoMore

Music Monday

This meme was created by Drew @ The Tattooed Book Geek. You pick a song that you really like and share it on Monday.

Last time I shared:

Post Malone “Circles”


This week’s share:

Vaults

“Cry No More”

Over the weekend I finished Fable by Adrienne Young, which I absolutely adored. If you’d like to see my thoughts on it, you can read my review here. The author shared a playlist on Spotify of the songs she listened to while writing the book. Listening to it actually transported me back to the story like magic. For today’s Music Monday, I thought I’d share a favorite from this playlist. Viewer discretion: the video involves a shooting.

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Five Fabulous Stars to Fable by Adrienne Young #Book Review #Fable #YA #Fiction

Fable by Adrienne Young

Blurb:

For seventeen-year-old Fable, the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home she has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm. The next day her father abandoned her on a legendary island filled with thieves and little food. To survive she must keep to herself, learn to trust no one, and rely on the unique skills her mother taught her. The only thing that keeps her going is the goal of getting off the island, finding her father, and demanding her rightful place beside him and his crew. To do so Fable enlists the help of a young trader named West to get her off the island and across the Narrows to her father.

But her father’s rivalries and the dangers of his trading enterprise have only multiplied since she last saw him, and Fable soon finds that West isn’t who he seems. Together, they will have to survive more than the treacherous storms that haunt the Narrows if they’re going to stay alive.

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Shabby Sunday: Rhyme Stew by Roald Dahl – 1989 -Book Review #VintageBooks #ShabbySunday #RoaldDahl #Books

Shabby Sunday

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I have a bunch of old vintage books and seem to keep acquiring more. One of my plans when  starting this blog was to do a post every now and then sharing one of my cherished vintage books. Then I thought there might be other book bloggers out there that have some vintage books, heirlooms, or maybe some old books from childhood that they might want to share.

This meme titled ‘Shabby Sunday’ is for those who would like to participate and share some of their old vintage books. Do you have some shabby books you’d like to share? If so, please feel free to participate as anyone can join. Feel free to use my meme image if you’d like to. If you decide to do this meme, please consider linking back to me in this post so that I can see the book you’re sharing.


Last time I shared:

Humpy the Moose 

Today’s Shabby Share:

Rhyme Stew

By Roald Dahl

Blurb:
An irresistible, hilarious collection of ribald rhymes featuring characters from fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes including ‘Dick Whittington and his Cat’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ and ‘Hansel and Gretel’. The perfect treat for Dahl fans tall and small. ‘There is no end to the Dahl invention, and this will join all the other cherished favourites. Quentin Blake is his perfect illustrator’ Books.

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Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest by Rebel Girls, Eugenia Mello #BookReview #ChildrensBooks

Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest

Blurb:

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the historical novel based on the life of Dr. Wangari Maathai, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist from Kenya.

Wangari lives in a magical place in rural Kenya where the soil is rich for planting, the trees abundant, and the nearby pond full of mysterious creatures. She drinks from cool, clean streams and plays beneath her favorite fig tree under her mother’s watchful gaze.

Then Wangari grows up and goes away to school, and things start changing at home. Farmers chop down the trees. Landslides bury the stream. The pond dries up. The soil becomes overworked, dry, and unusable for planting. And people go hungry. Dr. Wangari Maathai has a simple solution to all of these problems: plant trees.

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