Literary Friday ya’ll…


So, I missed last week’s Literary Friday post 😦 It’s just a lot going on here…. I’m going to try to make this post a little longer so you don’t feel cheated 😉


1. ICYMI at Traveling With T: Giveaway of The Mother-in-Law, Under the Table, Carousel Beach and Deadly Politics.


2. The one about friends and why mammograms are important:

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I’ve always known that book people have hearts of gold. The friends I’ve made through blogging & bookstagramming- well, I wouldn’t trade them for a pot of gold. . . Some of you know from my blog posts that my mom had back surgery earlier this year. While she was recovering from her surgery, she decided to take care of some doctor appointments that she’d been neglecting ( specifically a mammogram!) To make a long story short, after many doctor visits & a biopsy- she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. But because she went & had a mammogram- It was caught early & the doctors have given her a very good prognosis. 🙌❤️🙌❤️ . . The last few weeks have been kinda crazy- going to doctors, getting scheduled for surgery, & spending time reading about breast cancer- recovery time, options & more. And the next several weeks will be more the same. I’m feeling confident that my mom has a great doctor & the plan they have for beating breast cancer sounds like a winner. . . Thank you Katie @doingdewey for being a great friend & for offering your knowledge base about genes & genetics to me. ❤️ . . Lastly: ladies, don’t forget to get your mammograms. My mom’s doctors have repeatedly reminded me of how important they will be for me because of family history & I’m reminding you: Take care of yourself & the girls 😉❤️ . . And if you feel like sending good vibes- we are accepting them all! 💛❤️😀😍

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3. Reviews from around the web: Really Into This reviews One Summer in Paris, Jenn Tarheel Reader reviews Swimming in Sunlight, Ph Diva reviews Saving Meghan, Always With A Book reviews Under The Table, ReecaPieces reviews When We Left Cuba, & Steph’s Fiction reviews The Better Sister.


4. My niece may have a future in bookstagram modeling 🙂


5. #FridayReads: I’m reading The Escape Room.

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Thanks @stmartinspress for The Escape Room! #partner . . About The Escape Room: Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive.’ In the lucrative world of Wall Street finance, Vincent, Jules, Sylvie and Sam are the ultimate high-flyers. Ruthlessly ambitious, they make billion-dollar deals and live lives of outrageous luxury. Getting rich is all that matters, and they'll do anything to get ahead. When the four of them become trapped in an elevator escape room, things start to go horribly wrong. They have to put aside their fierce office rivalries and work together to solve the clues that will release them. But in the confines of the elevator the dark secrets of their team are laid bare. They are made to answer for profiting from a workplace where deception, intimidation and sexual harassment thrive. Tempers fray and the escape room’s clues turn more and more ominous, leaving the four of them dangling on the precipice of disaster. If they want to survive, they’ll have to solve one final puzzle: which one of them is a killer? . . #bibliophile #book #booksofig #bookstagram #igbooks

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6.  Currently, I’m 49 followers away from 1k followers on Instagram 🙂  Follow me?


7. Want to double your chances of winning The Mother-in-Law? Check out my Instagram giveaway 🙂

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#sponsored: Thanks to @stmartinspress, I’m able to host an Instagram giveaway for @sallyhepworth’s next book, The Mother-in-Law ( look for it in stores 4/23!!) . . You guys NEED this book. First it is SO good and second- the dedication will make you 🤣🤣🤣🤣 . . How to enter: 1. Like this picture. 2. Follow me ( follow to unfollow later is not cool! 🙄) 3. Tag 2-3 friends who need to know about this giveaway! Extra entry: 4. Share in your stories for 24 hours ( can do this every day!) Be sure & tag me. Rules & Regulations: 1. Giveaway NOT affiliated with Instagram. 2. Open to US only. 3. No purchase required for entry. 4. Please no giveaway only accounts. 5. Must be 18 or older to enter. Winner will be randomly selected within in 72 hours after giveaway ends on 4/28 at 11:59omEST. Winner will be contacted via IG message. . . #bibliophile #booksofig #bookstagram

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8. Bookmail I recently received:


*What are you reading this weekend?*


Happy Reading and Bookishly Yours,

T @ Traveling With T

4 thoughts on “Literary Friday ya’ll…

  1. Thanks for the sweet mention in your IG post! I love that you’ve been able to use the flowers in some of your other bookish posts too 🙂 Still thinking of you and hoping for the best!

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