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Mid-May Book Haul

I finally broke my self-imposed book buying ban, and I couldn’t be happier about it. Purchased: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater The Wrath & The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury Perfect Ruin by Lauren DeStefano A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Giveaway Wins: Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley...

Be My (Fictional) Bad Boy

Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed something interesting about the way I tend to react to love triangles – or, more specifically, the “choices” involved in the love triangle. I’ve found that I gravitate towards the “bad boys” when presented with an option between them and the boy-next-door/childhood best friend archetype. If given the choice, I’d choose...

This Month in Books: May 2015

I’m slightly scared for my poor bank account, since so many excellent looking books come out this month! Here’s hoping I have time to read them all…. As always, if you’re interested in one of the books, click on its cover image to be taken to its Goodreads page. May 1 May 5 May 12 May 19 May 26 Which...

2015 Bookish Resolutions

Happy New Year, everyone! 🙂 As some of you have probably noticed, my posting and commenting has become rather sporadic over the past few months, due to the heavy demands of university courses. So I figured what better way to determine what changes I want to make in terms of my blogging and reading life and to hold myself...

2014 End of Year Book Survey

Happy New Year, everyone! <3 Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner has created another end of year survey, so I just had to fill it out – it’s a great way to look back on the reading year and reminisce about favourite titles! Number Of Books You Read: 112    Number of Re-Reads: 3 – Anna and the French Kiss, Lola and...

Why I Love Negative Reviews

Negative reviews are the most difficult kind of reviews for me to write. Not only do I want to avoid offending anyone (like the author, if they are to see it), but it can be hard to come up with any redeeming/positive points if I really disliked a book. While I may not enjoy writing negative reviews for those reasons, I absolutely...