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The end of the road…

Well guys, it’s been a good three years, but this is the end of the road for ReadRantRock&Roll. Many of you already know it’s been a long time coming as we’ve discussed. In early July, this blog will close permanently.

There were many factors in my decision to leave, and after weighing the pros and cons it seems this is the best choice for me at this time.

When I started this blog I had so many ideas and felt very positive about interviewing authors and readers, writing book reviews, and sharing old books. Having a book blog felt rewarding. Unfortunately, the positive feelings have ceased. I can easily blame stats, difficulty in writing reviews, or even difficulties keeping up with content. I’m not going to get into all the reasons that brought me to this decision, but one of the main reasons is time. As I get older, and my kids continue to grow, I realize time is like gold. It takes too much time to keep up with everything—reading requests, writing reviews, reading reviews, Twitter—which in turn takes time away from my kids and other things I enjoy doing like reading books for pure enjoyment and spending time in nature. These things bring me more peace and less stress.

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Book Review & Giveaway: Postscript (P.S. I Love You #2) by Cecelia Ahern #BookReview #Postscript #PSILoveYou #Fiction #Giveaway

Postscript (P.S. I Love You #2)

by Cecelia Ahern

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From Goodreads:

Sixteen years after Cecelia Ahern’s bestselling phenomenon PS, I Love Youcaptured the hearts of millions, the long-awaited sequel follows Holly as she helps strangers leave their own messages behind for loved ones.

Seven years after her husband’s death — six since she read his final letter — Holly Kennedy has moved on with her life. When Holly’s sister asks her to tell the story of the “PS, I Love You” letters on her podcast — to revisit the messages Gerry wrote before his death to read after his passing — she does so reluctantly, not wanting to reopen old wounds.

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Book Review: PS, I Love You: A Novel by Cecelia Ahern #BookReview #PSILoveYou #Fiction

PS, I Love You: A Novel

by Cecelia Ahern

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From Goodreads:

Everyone needs a guardian angel. Some people wait their whole lives to find their soul mates. But not Holly and Gerry. Childhood sweethearts, they can finish each other’s sentences and even when they fight, they laugh. No one can imagine Holly and Gerry without each other. Until the unthinkable happens.

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Music Monday: Hole “Malibu” #MusicMonday #Hole #Music #90s #CelebritySkin

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: Stone Temple Pilots “Dead and Bloated”

This week’s share:

Hole

“Malibu”

From the album: Celebrity Skin

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