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How Do You Read?

Today, I'm talking a little bit about my favorite ways to read books. There are so many options now whether you're a digital reader or print reader! It's easier than ever to get your hands on a book! It seems like everyone has a strong opinion about which form is better, but, honestly, I end to love whatever I'm reading at the moment. I switch back and forth between wanting to read in each format, and that's actually one way I work through my TBR.

Hardcovers: 3 I have a serious love-hate relationship with this format. The truth of the matter, though, is that hardcovers are the best made print books you can get your hands on. The binding stays in tact as you read, the paper tends to be higher quality, and, if you're a book blogger like me, you can protect the dust jacket to get the perfect picture for your review. They sit nicely on shelves too.
But that's pretty much where my love for hard bound books end. They're awesome for every part of reading excep…

The Cheerleaders

The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas (372 pages)
Overview: Five years ago, five cheerleaders on the same high school squad died in three separate incidents, but how separate were they? That's what Monica wants to know. Her sister, Jen, was the last teen to die in the tragedy when she died by suicide, but Monica isn't convinced it was simply survivors guilt at play. She's also not convinced that Jack Canning was truly at fault for two girls murders or that the car accident that took the final two girls was really an accident. With an unlikely friend by her side, Monica sets out to dig up the truth about what really happened to those five girls even if it jeopardizes her own life. Overall: 4.5

Characters: 5 I loved Monica's voice. Even though it's told in third person, her character really shined through. Despite making some poor choices and putting herself in dangerous situations, she does strive to do what she thinks will bring truth or justice. Ginny, a girl she connects…

There's Someone Inside Your House

There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins (287 pages)
Overview: High schoolers are getting murdered. That's the reality in Osborne, Nebraska one fall before Halloween. Each body is stabbed and mutilated. The star of the drama department falls first. The students that follow are the brightest and the ringleaders from their social clicks. The patterns appear and disappear, and the tiny police force can't make heads or tales of it, which is where recent arrival Makani and, her maybe boyfriend and brother of a police officer, Ollie come in. They're both dedicated to predicting the killer's next move before they, or anyone else, end up the next victims. Overall: 4 

Characters: 4 Overall, there was a good bunch of characters. The story is an omniscient third person,  but it mostly centers on Makani. She's recently moved in with her grandmother after a mysterious incident in her native Hawaii required her to move to Nebraska to start over. Ollie is her fema…