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    August Plan With Me | Bookish Bullet Journal

    It is with great pleasure that I present, my August spreads for my bullet journal. It was so fun creating this last night, I got super into it and I’m really proud of how it turned out. I went on a little shopping spree on Etsy a few weeks ago and the first things to arrive were the items I got from K.C. Journal. I got some washi tape in various muted colours and a pack of gorgeous low opacity stickers with a cool purple and blue theme (the Nature pack which you can find here). Since this order came first, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to use…

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    July Wrap Up & August TBR

    And with that, July ended. Wow, this month has flown by. I thought that time would be slowing as most of us are stuck inside. I have been working from home, studying from home and doing my hobbies from home with occasional walks outside to grab a coffee down the road and buying my groceries once a week. It’s been weird. Work was super busy and I was feeling a bit stressed that I ended up taking a couple of days off, but I somehow managed to read way more than I have in any other month so far this year and that’s kind of amazing. When I haven’t been…

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    Our Chemical Hearts Book Review

    This book is one of those contemporaries I had heard so much about from friends and bookstagram but just never got around to buying because I already have so many of those on my shelves. However, it just happened that I found out through a newsletter that this book is getting its own movie, featuring Lili Reinhart, that comes out in August on Amazon Prime and Penguin Teen Australia were kind enough to send me a review copy before I could watch the movie. So, a huge thank you to Penguin Teen Australia because I LOVED this book and I cannot wait to see the movie adaptation. I’ll be doing…

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    Cursed Book Review

    I had personally never heard of this book until I was perusing a Penguin Teen email about their newest releases, and it stated that this was becoming a Netflix adaptation! I was intrigued, and Penguin kindly sent me the movie tie-in of the book in exchange for a review, so thank you Penguin Teen Australia! This book is authored by Thomas Wheeler but there is also artwork in between the story which was created by Frank Miller. From the reviews on Goodreads before reading this, I was optimistic that I would enjoy it especially because I love the Arthurian Legend retellings. I was a huge fan of the TV Show…

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    The Disaster Tourist Book Review

    I am definitely going to be counting this read towards the Koreadathon, even though I wasn’t officially participating. The Disaster Tourist is actually a translated book from Korean to English; as a Korean learner and Korean culture enthusiast, it obviously caught my eye and a huge thanks to Allen & Unwin Australia for providing me with the gorgeous HARDBACK copy – it’s beautiful and I almost cried cause I love hardbacks; in exchange for an honest review. Upon my finishing of the book, I also had an awesome chat with the author Yun Ko-Eun who is lovely and I can’t wait to read more of her work. TW: sexual harassment,…

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    Sex & Vanity Book Review

    It can be said that Crazy Rich Asians, the book and the movie has garnered much fame and success in the last few years that Kevin Kwan has become a well-known author. I’ve heard many things about Kevin Kwan, but I had yet to read one of his novels. A huge thank you to Penguin for sending me this review copy in exchange for a review; this review was originally published and written by me on The Nerd Daily so you can also read it here. Goodreads Blurb: The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with a glittering tale of love and longing as a young…

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    A Lonely Girl Is A Dangerous Thing Book Review

    When I was recommended this book by Allen & Unwin to review, I was pretty optimistic. As an Australian-Asian woman, it was awesome that I could read more books by female Australian-Asian authors like Jessie Tu and help promote their work, so a big thank you to Allen & Unwin for letting me do that. Let’s get into this review! Goodreads Blurb Growing up is always hard, but especially when so many think you’re a washed-up has-been at twenty-two. Jena Chung plays the violin. She was once a child prodigy and is now addicted to sex. She’s struggling a little. Her professional life comprises rehearsals, concerts, auditions and relentless practice;…

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    Happy Birthday to Me! Winter Wonderland Book Tag

    Today, I am 22. Which is almost a little surreal but I stopped getting excited about birthdays a while ago. Growing up means my birthday becomes so much less significant but this year, I’m trying to embrace the positive. To celebrate all the good that has come in my life so far. I was blessed with an early birthday present that came from my SO, as a beautiful reading chair! We had a small shopping spree and decked it out with a new throw, a new cushion to chill with my existing Charli Bowater ACOTAR cushion and even a little table to pop down my tea during reading sessions. I…

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    June Wrap Up & July TBR

    Did June just fly past for anybody else? I can’t believe it’s already July. I’ve been feeling so great the last couple of weeks, super productive and enjoying blogging again obviously! So, let’s get into this short wrap-up. What I Read In June Total Books: 6 Total Pages: 2186 City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare ★★★★☆(4/5) – A bit of a disappointment but overall enjoyable. Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert ★★★★★(5/5) | REVIEW Sea of Strangers by Lang Leav ★★★☆☆(3.5/5) Odessa by Jonathan Hill ★★★☆☆(3/5) Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook ★★★★★(5/5) – favourite graphic novel for the year so far! Sex & Vanity by…

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    Plan With Me | New Bookish Bullet Journal & July 2020 Spreads!

    I can’t believe it’s nearly July ~ the year has gone by so fast but I’ve also been looking forward to this because at the end of May, as I started planning out my June spreads, I realised that I only have enough pages for June and not much else. Somehow my cute little B6 bullet journal perfectly fit 6 months of journalling within! It was a bit tricky to acquire – I had to save money because Archer & Olive bujos cost like 2 hardbacks in Australia, I generally don’t have much spending money, the stock for the journal at the store I shop at (Washigang, they are lovely!)…