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Blog Tour: Sadie [Review]

Posted September 6, 2018 by Stephanie in Blog Tour, Review / 0 Comments

Blog Tour: Sadie [Review]

Blog Tour: Sadie [Review]Sadie by Courtney Summers
Published by Wednesday Books on September 4th 2018
Genres: Young Adult, Mystery, Contemporary
Pages: 311
Format: eARC
Source: Publisher, Netgalley
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four-half-stars
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Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water.

But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie's entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is determined to bring her sister's killer to justice and hits the road following a few meagre clues to find him.

When West McCray—a radio personality working on a segment about small, forgotten towns in America—overhears Sadie's story at a local gas station, he becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. He starts his own podcast as he tracks Sadie's journey, trying to figure out what happened, hoping to find her before it's too late.

My Thoughts

Holy crap, this book. This was a definite difficult read, but it was so amazing as well. I loved the writing style of this book. It was written half in podcast form with the voice of West McCray, who has his own serial true crime podcast. And then the other half was told in Sadie’s narrative. I really loved how this book captured the story that was being told. It was amazing and it was heartbreaking.

I really loved the fact that this story was basically a mystery within a mystery. And it was just so different from so many YA books that I’m craving more books written like this. It really fascinates me when books are told in mixed media. And it honestly made me love the book even more.

I do have to mention that there are some tough subjects within this book that can be very triggering. It’s a sad story, I’m not going to lie. But it’s a story that is so worth reading. If you can handle the triggering subject matter, I highly recommend that you read this book!

About the Author

COURTNEY SUMMERS lives and writes in Canada. She is the author of What Goes AroundThis is Not a TestFall for AnythingSome Girls AreCracked Up to BePlease Remain Calm, and All the Rage.

Let’s talk about it!

four-half-stars

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Stephanie
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#SaveTimeless

Posted June 28, 2018 by Stephanie in Spotlight, Top Reasons / 1 Comment

Dana of DanaSquare and I are huge TV addicts and are always binge watching a show. This usually results in one of us telling the other they need to watch X or catch up on Y. One of those shows was Timeless.

Timeless has had a rocky road. After it’s first season it was cancelled but with fan support NBC decided to bring it back for a second season. And unfortunately after the second season, NBC has yet again cancelled this amazing show.

So, we’re putting together this list of reasons why we need to #SaveTimeless, find Timeless a new home and why you should start watching it, if you haven’t already!

5 Reasons We Feel You Need To Watch Timeless:

1. Every episode of Timeless takes place in a different pivotal moment in history (primarily American history in season 2) with an incredible detail to wardrobe and sets, but more importantly the show focuses on the stories of minorities in every episode. There is a heart to the writing that always pays mind to those stories that are forgotten in history books or down played.

2. Quite a few of the episodes have a huge impact. I remember when I was watching the episode where they go back to the days during the Women’s Suffrage and that episode had me in tears because it impacted me so much. And there are quite a few moments like that in this show.

3. It portrays intelligent and capable women who get the job done! And not only that but it’s also one of the most diverse casts ever!

4. THE SHIPS! Are you Team Lyatt (Lucy/Wyatt) or Lynn (Lucy/Flynn)? One thing is for sure we are Team Riya (Rufus/Jiya)! Dana is kinda leaning towards Lynn…I feel like there is something about his journal and the future that he’s not telling Lucy, plus Wyatt can be a jerk sometimes *cough end of season 2 cough*. Uhm… Stephanie is kind of in the same boat. As much as I love Lyatt…I also LOVE Lynn… maybe more so!!

5. The cliffhanger of Season 2… OMG. Guys, where they ended Season 2… there is SO much more for us to experience! I love where they left it off at and it makes you want so much more of the story! The writers have been amazing and deserve to tell us the rest of their story!
If you already watch and love Timeless, take the time to tweet about it with the hashtag #SaveTimeless to show your support to the show and hopefully encourage Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon to pick it up for a third season.

If you haven’t watched Timeless, you can catch it all on Hulu! We’re also thinking about doing a watchalong and you’re all invited to join us! We’ll post on twitter when we come up with dates for that!

Stephanie
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What I’ve Been Reading… [1]

What I’ve Been Reading… [1]

Posted June 21, 2018 by Stephanie in Review, Wrap Up / 1 Comment

What I’ve Been Reading… will be a segment here on In Wonderland a few times a month. Or really, whenever I have a plethora of books that I want to share that I’ve read and give a quick review of. This is my way of doing a review without feeling the daunting/boring feel of it. […]

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Monthly Recap [February & March 2018]

Monthly Recap [February & March 2018]

Posted April 5, 2018 by Stephanie in Wrap Up / 0 Comments

Okay, so… I’ve decided to revamp the monthly recaps because I wanted to add a little more stats to it. Let me know how you like this version of the recap. Let me know what you like to see in recaps! Bookish Haul I failed and didn’t take any IG photos in March. I’ve been […]

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Cover Reveal: Ways to Go

Cover Reveal: Ways to Go

Posted March 19, 2018 by Stephanie in book blitz, cover reveal, Spotlight / 0 Comments

Title: WAYS TO GO Author: Katrina Marie Genre: New Adult Romance Cover Designer: KP Designs ABOUT THE BOOK When Jake walked into the tattoo shop Life in Ink, he had no idea his life was about to change. This time for the better. After his girlfriend left him and decided to raise their daughter with […]

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Taking Chances Series: Cover ReReveal!

Taking Chances Series: Cover ReReveal!

Posted March 14, 2018 by Stephanie in book blitz, cover reveal, Spotlight / 0 Comments

The Taking Chances Series by Katrina Marie has a brand new look! Title: WELCOME TO YOUR LIFE Author: Katrina Marie Genre: New Adult Romance Cover Designer: KP Designs Title: CRUEL AND BEAUTIFUL WORLD Author: Katrina Marie Genre: New Adult Romance Cover Designer: KP Designs 💕💕 About The Taking Chances Series 💕💕 WELCOME TO YOUR LIFE “Katrina Marie’s […]

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Top Ten Tuesday [130]

Top Ten Tuesday [130]

Posted February 27, 2018 by Stephanie in Meme / 1 Comment

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. And now it is hosted by the lovely Jana of That Artsy Reader Girl. Every Tuesday there is a different bookish top ten list. Join in on the fun! Top Ten Books I Could Re-Read Forever **Book Covers are linked to the Goodreads […]

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Monthly Recap [January 2018]

Monthly Recap [January 2018]

Posted February 4, 2018 by Stephanie in TBR, Wrap Up / 0 Comments

Okay, so… I’ve decided to revamp the monthly recaps because I wanted to add a little more stats to it. Let me know how you like this version of the recap. Let me know what you like to see in recaps! Bookish Haul The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (Owlcrate) Nothing Left to Burn by […]

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Blog Tour: Gathering Darkness [Review]

Blog Tour: Gathering Darkness [Review]

Posted January 17, 2018 by Stephanie in Blog Tour, Review / 0 Comments

My Thoughts OMG, there really isn’t a whole lot that I can say about this one without any spoilers, but I will try my best! But, guys… every book in this series just keeps getting better and better. With each book I love the characters even more. The plot gets more intense. I’m literally on […]

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