Essence The Gel Nail Polish - Island Hopping, Feels Like Birthday, Perfect Match, Dreaming of Love, Jeans On

Nail Polish is not something I tend to focus on here on the blog. It’s not that I don’t like wearing Nail Polish I just generally don’t make the time to worry about it too often. Which, when you consider the amount of nail polish I own, is pretty silly. Out of all the nail polish I own, the ‘Essence The Gel Nail Polish‘ ($2.99 CAD each) line is hands down my favourite.  There are currently 24 different shades in the line, in a wide variety of colours. View Post

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Too Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow Collection Palette

 

Even though it has been out for quite a while now, I finally got around to picking up the Too Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow Collection Palette ($59 CAD).  The palette itself was originally released back in early 2016, and I somehow managed to miss it completely.  It was re-released a few months ago as part of a larger collection and by that time I didn’t feel the need to rush out and purchase it first thing. View Post

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As much as I love DAVIDsTEA, I often forget that every month they have a Tea of the Month.  Maybe it’s because I don’t usually make it into the store at the beginning of the month when the Tea of the Month is usually being promoted.  But not this time; this time I managed to be in-store right at the beginning of the month and had the opportunity to sample the latest offering for March 2017; DAVIDsTEA Lemon Pound Cake Oolong Teaand I’ve been drinking it ever since.

DAVIDsTEA Lemon Pound Cake Oolong Tea
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I received this book for free from From the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Dreamland Burning by Jennifer LathamDreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
Published on: February 21, 2017
Genres: Fiction, Young Adult, Mysteries & Detective Stories
Pages: 384
Format: ARC
Source: From the Publisher
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About the Book

A compelling dual-narrated tale from Jennifer Latham that asks the question - how far have we really come with race relations in the last 100 years?

Some bodies won't stay buried.
Some stories need to be told.

When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family's property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painful discoveries about the past... and the present.

Nearly one hundred years earlier, a misguided violent encounter propels seventeen-year-old Will Tillman into a racial firestorm. In a country rife with violence against blacks and a hometown segregated by Jim Crow, Will must make hard choices on a painful journey towards self discovery and face his inner demons in order to do what's right the night Tulsa burns.

Through intricately interwoven alternating perspectives, Jennifer Latham's lightning-paced page-turner brings the Tulsa race riot of 1921 to blazing life and raises important question about the complex state of US race relations - both yesterday and today.

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