Top 3 Thursday: Favorite Backlist Reads!

As I mentioned in a few of my previous posts, I'm a SHEEP when it comes to reading. I always find myself looking at my TBR saying "you know, I'm gonna read this book that's been sitting here rejected for 56 million years" and then I see a shiny new release that all my GR and blogging friends are reading and I toss that sentiment to the wind and board the hype-train. Leaving these non-new releases sitting sad and alone, when they deserve to shine too! So tickle-me-pink when I see that today's Top 3 Thursday post is all about our favorite backlist reads from 2019!

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Top 3 Thursday: Favorite Books of 2019!

Happy "tomorrow is the start of the weekend" day everyone! So as I mentioned last week I'm dipping my toe back into the blogging game. The amount of stuff I've got to fit into the next 6 weeks is truly mind boggling but a home in the mountains is at the end of that tunnel so I'm very excited! First things first, I'm working on getting y'all a review for Run Away tomorrow and a recipe and a read post up next week as well so keep an eye out! Anyway, I was *originally* planning on posting the review today but I love the topic for today's Top 3 Thursday so here we are! Top 3 Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by A Cosy Reader where different topics are explored and today's is favorite books of 2019 so far!

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Top 3 Thursday: Book Club Recommendations!

Well y'all, I really think I'm finally and truly coming out of the book slump I got myself into and it's a very happy place to be. I'm almost finished with The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth so keep an eye out for a Recipe and a Read post on publication day on the 23rd! This is a great one because I'm a little over halfway through and I've already got 4 recipes to choose from! Anyway, today I wanted to participate in Top 3 Thursday! This weekly meme is hosted by A Cozy Reader and this weeks topic is book club recommendations! Being a loud and proud member of both the Traveling Sisters and Traveling Friends groups on Goodreads, and really enjoying reading with my husband I've always been a big fan of book clubs and book discussions. It's such a fun way to relive a book you love, seeing it through someone else's eyes!

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Top 3 Thursday: Books That Taught Me Something New!

Hello! Welcome to another episode of "Christina is Full of Lies"!! In a surprise twist, it turns out our host Christina is actually, totally full of lies! The reading slump that has completely infected my life for all of February has been a real freakin' drag y'all. Honestly, I was kind of avoiding my blog and GR account because it was making me feel guilty. Been then I realized that was totally self-inflicted and if the worst part of my month was that I wasn't in the mood to read, well that aint so bad. ANYWHO, while I've been on a reading hiatus I've had some really great time to focus on myself, my self-care and preparing for the whirlwind that is going to be the next few months of my life. My husband has scheduled his PhD proposal for early April, his soon-to-be-boss is coming to Dallas next week and we're headed to Colorado for my friends 30th birthday the week after. Things are going to start moving very quickly for us and I've been spending too much time on Zillow and rapid fire adding things to my Amazon wish list and not enough time reading.

Today felt like a great day to get back on the blogging train also with another round of Top 3 Thursday! Top 3 Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by A Cosy Reader where different topics are explored each week. This week, it's books that taught you something new! As someone who is always trying to learn new things, view the world through new lenses and broaden my perspective I couldn't be more tickled with this topic.

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Top 3 Thursday: Books I’m Afraid to Start!

Why hello there fellow readers, cooks and bloggers alike! How is your week going? Mine, is a raging dumpster fire. KIDDING! But also, a little bit not kidding. This week has, in fact been super stressful for me. However, that's not to say I've not been more stressed before and that I don't have a lot of positive things in my life *I don't like to complain ok!*. Anywho, as I mentioned on Tuesday, my reading slump has been killing me but I'm slowly but surely pulling myself out of that and I should have some new reviews and recipes for ya'll next week! However, I didn't want to post just one measly time this week so I wanted to take a few moments to participate in today's Top 3 Thursday!

Top 3 Thursday is a meme hosted by A Cosy Reader where different topics are explored week to week and you choose your "top 3" within those confines. It's a super fun way to revisit old books and to learn about new ones from fellow readers! If you haven't checked out this blog, I can't suggest it enough. Today's topic is "books I'm afraid to start" which I kind of feel like is every book for me because I'm always hunting for my next obsession!

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Top 3 Thursday: Books I Wish I Could Read Again For The First Time!

YA'LL. It is Thursday! Which makes tomorrow Friday! Which makes today time for another round of Top 3 Thursday!  T3T is a meme hosted by A Cozy Reader that has ever changing topics for top 3 book related content. This weeks feature is “books I wish I could read again for the first time" and how fun is that! If you haven't checked out this blog - you need to!

So as I mentioned a couple of days ago, I've been having an issue starting new books. I don't know if it's a mini-reading slump or if I just don't want to start books but I've had two great reads sitting on my "currently reading" shelf for multiple days that I haven't even cracked the spine on and I've got another book coming in the mail today. So basically, I need to get to gettin' and get back to reading! Alas, I'm having a ton of people over at our house this weekend and it's going to throw a major wrench in my reading schedule but one must be dedicated enough to find time to read no matter the situation! Anyway, onto some books I wish I could read again for the first time!

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Top 3 Thursday: Least Favorite Tropes!

Ah yes, another Friday-Eve. The excitement of the weekend is upon us but alas, we still have two whole, full work days ahead of us. How will we survive these last two days? Well, we'll talk about books, read and dream of the uninterrupted reading bliss that is the *weekend*. Today I wanted to contribute… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday: Least Favorite Tropes!

Top 3 Thursday: Books To Re-Read

In place of my usual Thoughtful Thursday post I wanted to contribute to this weeks Top 3 Thursday meme hosted by A Cosy Reader! This week, is 3 books you're wanting to re-read. I was just thinking to myself there other day there is something so comforting in having a good book that you enjoy… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday: Books To Re-Read