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Hey fellow book nerds!
I just wanted to take a moment to remind you that I'm on Instagram! With some cool IGTV videos on the way, I wanted to ensure that you don't miss out on any of the fun stuff coming to my Instagram account. I love to interact with fellow book nerds, so I hope to converse with you there!
DETROIT'S BIGGEST USED BOOK & MEDIA SALE RETURNS
Get excited! It's that time of year again. One of my favorite events in the Detroit area is back! Every year I am honored to share when Bookstock returns. It's a book and audiobook lovers dream!
If you don't have plans for this Sunday, you do now! Time to load up on hidden gems and support literacy in Metro Detroit!
Sunday, April 7 Through Sunday, April 14 at Laurel Park Place, Livonia
THE POET X by Elizabeth Acevedo, read by Elizabeth Acevedo
I HAVE LOST MY WAY by Gayle Forman, read by Sunil Malhotra, Michael Crouch, Nicole Lewis
HOPE NATION by Rose Brock [Ed.], read by Michael Crouch, Kate Rudd, Bahni Turpin, Tavia Gilbert, Nancy Wu, MacLeod Andrews, Adenrele Ojo, Erin Spencer, Kyla Garcia, Mozhan Marno, Prentice Onayemi, Rebecca Soler, January LaVoy, Guy Lockard, Chris Andrew Ciulla
CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE by Tomi Adeyemi, read by Bahni Turpin
THE LADY'S GUIDE TO PETTICOATS AND PIRACY by Mackenzi Lee, read by Moira Quirk
If you don't have 10 minutes to listen to how I utilize the tips, check out the quick run down of the 5 tips below.
5. Join a Book Club. If you're already in one, read the book and go to the next meeting!
4. Get a recommendation or two from a friend with similar reading tastes. Read what they recommend.
3. Reread a favorite title or series.
2. Change up how you're reading. Incorporate e-readers, physical books, and audiobooks for change of pace.
1. Set aside a block of 4-6 hours to read a book. Turn off all distractions and go for it.
If you have your own tip(s) to get out of a reading slump, please share below!
June is Audiobook Month! | Tamara's Top 5 Summer Audiobook Recommendations & Giveaway #LOVEAUDIOBOOKS
They are great to keep you entertained on long car trips and lengthy flights. If you're not going on vacation, no worries, these suggestions will have you pulled into the story on your daily commute or while working at your desk.
Don't forget to enter the giveaway before you go. Get excited! One Shelf Addiction reader from the US will win a copy of ALL 8 audiobooks mentioned below courtesy of the APA and the respective publishers.
Tamara's Top 5 Audiobooks for Summer 2018
By: Rachel Caine
Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
Series: Stillhouse Lake, Book 1
Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
Release date: 07-01-17
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
By: Tomi Adeyemi
Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
Series: Legacy of Orïsha, Book 1
Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
Release date: 03-06-18
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
I'll be there early on Sunday morning during the pre-sale. For those of you that plan to attend, I hope to see you there. If you see me (likely in the YA and Fantasy sections), be sure to stop me and say "hi"!
METRO DETROIT’S BIGGEST AND BEST USED BOOK AND MEDIA SALE RETURNS!
SUNDAY, APRIL 22 THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 29 – LAUREL PARK PLACE, LIVONIA
Bookstock’s Pre-Sale will kick-off on Sunday, April 22 at 8:15 a.m. There is a $20 admission charge for the Pre-Sale only, which runs through 11 a.m. and offers savvy shoppers and collectors first crack at Bookstock’s treasure trove of bargains. Bookstock has over 300,000 donated used books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, magazines and vinyl for sale at bargain basement prices. The sale will continue through Sunday, April 29, running Sundays, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Book & Audiobook
4 Bookmarks: Very good read!
3 Bookmarks: I liked it.
2 Bookmarks: It was okay, I got through it...barely!
1 Bookmarks: Awful, don't waste your time.
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