It’s been a RIDICULOUS week…

It’s been a RIDICULOUS week…

December 19, 2014 A Personal Note 5

Time for something completely different, completely non-book related. I’m just sitting down and chatting with you guys because WOAH what a week of high highs and low lows and just… Everything started on Tuesday, when during my morning commute someone jumped in front of my train. I knew this happened all the time, sadly, but I could never have imagined how hearing that crash and feeling those bumps would affect… Read more »

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Book Review: The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

December 18, 2014 Reviews 2 ★★★

It’s here. The end of an era. The end of Percy Jackson. NO NO, DON’T CRY, DEBBY. Breathe. In many ways, this was a nice conclusion to the Heroes of Olympus series, but in other ways, I couldn’t help but be frustratingly disappointed. So this review will be a long one. You’ve been warned. The Blood of Olympus is the climax of the five-book long plot, so obviously, this is… Read more »

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Sometimes I watch the movie/TV show first

Sometimes I watch the movie/TV show first

December 17, 2014 Columns 6

Among us hardcore readers, I know there is a bit of a stigma against people who watch the movie or TV show first. Well, I’m gonna just say it: sometimes I do. And I don’t feel like there’s anything wrong with that – and I wish the judgment would stop. Why watch first?! I’ve confessed before that I wasn’t a big reader growing up. Reading was just difficult for me…. Read more »

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Top Ten Books I Read In 2014

Top Ten Books I Read In 2014

December 16, 2014 Memes, Top Ten Tuesdays 11

This¬†is a meme from The Broke and the Bookish. For info about the topics and how to participate,¬†click here. Here it is, probably one of the most dreaded topics of the year, because now we have to make some srs choices. Instinct screams, “JE REFUSE!” But, I don’t actually feel too bad, because I’ve been keeping up with my book rankings for the year in my yearbook spreadsheet – so… Read more »

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ARC Book Review: Love and Other Theories by Alexis Bass

ARC Book Review: Love and Other Theories by Alexis Bass

December 15, 2014 Reviews 7

*sigh* I knew that I was taking a risk in picking up Love and Other Theories. See, it sounded like it could be AWFUL, but it could also be the exact kind of banterfluff I love. Because, I mean, what’s more banterfluffy than a main character who stubbornly refuses to get into a real relationship? I mean, sex positivity and independence YES, but then to make it bantery and cute,… Read more »

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Book Haul #17: In Which I Couldn’t Resist the Review Copies

Book Haul #17: In Which I Couldn’t Resist the Review Copies

December 14, 2014 Book Hauls, Vlogs 2

Wow, so remember how I was going to get rid of review copies and give myself the freedom to free read all the time, basically? Yeah. I failed. I went a little obsessive with the request button and, for a change, I mostly got approved for them. OH BOY. But seriously, I’m very excited about all of these! Won Thanks to Quirk Books! Stuff Every College Student Should Know by… Read more »

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Ship-Defining Quotes – a.k.a. ASDFJKL; MY FEELS

Ship-Defining Quotes – a.k.a. ASDFJKL; MY FEELS

December 12, 2014 Discussions 17

Shipping. Such a wonderful thing. Such a huge hobby of mine. Of course, there are a lot of different types of ships, which I’m planning on writing another discussion post about sometime soon, but today I wanted to focus on one shipping-aspect: when the whole of the ship can be defined by one quote. And any time you hear that quote, you melt. You are one big puddle of feels… Read more »

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ARC Book Review: When Joss Met Matt by Ellie Cahill

ARC Book Review: When Joss Met Matt by Ellie Cahill

December 11, 2014 Reviews 5 ★★★★★

One of my favorite author discoveries in 2014 has to be Liz Czukas – I loved Ask Again Later and Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless – so when she announced a new adult book under a pen name, it was pretty much at the TOP of my wishlist. When Joss Met Matt is banterfluffy perfection, with plenty of swoony sexiness, which all made for the best refreshingly addictive read. So… Read more »

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