• IMG20181024145058 e1541059111139 - Author Interview: A Chat With P.C Cast
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    Author Interview: A Chat With P.C Cast

    As a fan of P.C Cast’s House of Night series, I was delighted to be given the opportunity to collaborate with Pan Macmillan Australia and AusYABloggers to interview the lovely author and review her series Tales of a New World. The latest instalment, Wind Rider, has just been released in Australia on the 30th of October and while I’ve yet to catch up to this series and review them all, I’m super happy to be bringing you guys to an exclusive interview with P.C!     Goodreads Blurb for Wind Rider:   The third novel in the compelling ‘Tales of a New World’ series by New York Times bestselling author P. C. Cast. Mari, Nik, and…

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    October Wrap-Up

    Wow. It has been one hell of a month, and honestly, it has gone by so slowly for me that I expected to have read way less but actually did amazing considering I read some hella fat beasts for books this month. You guessed it, the last leg of my Throne of Glass journey *cue sobbing* Here’s the tally of how many books I read:   Books read: 7  Total Pages Read: 3,896   Books that I read:   The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang (vote for the GR Choice Awards!) ★★★★★(5/5) | REVIEW  What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera ★★★☆☆(2.5/5) | REVIEW Queen of Shadows by Sarah…

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    Author Interview: What the Woods Keep’s Katya de Becerra

    Not only did I have the pleasure to read this awesome book (which you can find the review for HERE) BUT I GOT TO INTERVIEW THE AUTHOR!!! *squeals* After finishing this book, I came up with some pretty squeezy questions and Katya was so lovely and has some amazing answers for us! Thank you so much, Allen & Unwin, as well for letting me have this great opportunity. I absolutely LOVE interviewing authors, and this one was everything I expected and more. Let’s go!   1. Hi Katya, a huge congratulations on the publishing of your debut novel, What the Woods Keep! How would you describe your experience in becoming a…

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    SPRING TBR – Trying Something New

    It has come to my attention that due to annoying circumstances like moving house and assignment deadlines etc, that my extremely ambitious TBRs are becoming a problem for my reading habits. It’s just never working out as I’ve planned and it’s always a little disappointing. SO, I’ve decided to try something new and do a tbr for this season! A SPRING TBR. It is basically a TBR for the next two months since summer officially starts on the 1st of December in Australia so it’s plenty of time for me to read as much as I can while I’m on my semester break. I also thought it would be a…

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    September Wrap-Up

    September was, unfortunately, a month filled with disappointment. I was off on such a good start. I was smashing books left and right in the first two weeks…but then…I moved house. Moving house has been so time-consuming and exhausting that finding time to read was super hard. Not only because I was too tired to read but also the probable scrutiny from my parents if they saw me doing it that I was constantly paranoid about (“what are you doing? why shouldn’t you be helping to pack/unpack?”). They probably wouldn’t say that…but I’m never sure. I tried my best, I really did. This reading month wasn’t at all horrible per se, I am…

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    Meet the Blogger: Q&A

    So about a week ago I asked the lovely people on Instagram and Twitter to ask me some questions for a Q&A. It’s another way you guys can learn a little bit more about me and likewise for you, the amazing readers. I was almost crying this morning when I found out I had reached 50 followers on this blog. Thank you all so much <3 It means a lot to me. So, here are the questions: 1. What Motivates You and Why? I honestly don’t know how to answer this question haha UM…I guess I do strive for success in general – I have this innate drive to always try…

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    The Liebster Award Book Tag

    *perpetual flailing* Thank you so much, Amber, for nominating me for this Award. It honestly feels like winning the Golden Globes. I really, really appreciate the love and it makes me all warm and fluffy thinking about people actually reading my content. The Liebster Award: What is it? Liebster is a German word meaning beloved or dearest. The Liebster Award is for your favourite or beloved bloggers who deserve some love in their lives.   Rules   1. Acknowledge the blog who nominated you and display the award. 2. Answer the 11 questions the blogger gives you. 3. Nominate 11 blogs. 4. Notify those blogs of the nomination. 5. Give them…

  • IMG20180114160354 e1535789444177 - September TBR
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    September TBR

    It is finally time, to once again organise a TBR for the coming month. I am indubitably excited and I’ve actually tried to cut down on the ambition a little because it was getting a little over the top. Since I read 15 books in August, I thought it was fair to cap my TBR at 15 (not including my current read). The first few books are books I, unfortunately, didn’t get to reading in August but I do want to read in September, if I’ve already talked about them in my August TBR, I won’t be describing much about them. Here is my TBR for September:      …

  • IMG20180715115751 e1533908180675 - August Wrap-Up
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    August Wrap-Up

    Hello fellow bookworms, so it’s been a little while! I, unfortunately, got hit by the worst bookish disease anyone can face – the dreaded book slump. I wholeheartedly blame it on my absolute binge over the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before trilogy because after that bookish event and my consecutive multiples watching sessions of the movie adaptation, I just wasn’t motivated to read… I read through the blurbs of heaps of books and couldn’t be bothered, so I ended up rereading a favourite and getting into an old school paranormal trash novel to get me out of it. I am currently book slump free…for now. Funnily enough, thanks…

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    Book Buying on A Budget

    So many beautiful books, so little money. Here are some saving and book buying tips bound to save you some dosh. Let’s all be honest. Books are expensive. It makes sense that they’re expensive since printing them costs resources and time that we must pay for, but we must also afford. As a student, getting the best bang for my buck with book buying is a must. I’m lucky in that I have a part-time job and have been working quite a lot over the last year and a half, hence my dramatic increase in book buying since I acquired said job. After my intense binge and my first year of university,…