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Quarantine Reads #3: ARC edition

If you’re new to the book blogging biz, you might be unfamiliar with the concept of ARCs. ARCs, or advance readers’ copies, are books yet to be released. Basically, publishers send books to book bloggers, librarians and other bookish professionals to create buzz for upcoming releases. NOW, I’m not some big shot blogger or anything… Continue reading Quarantine Reads #3: ARC edition

Book Reviews · Reading

3 middle grade sequels even better than the first book

It’s a lofty notion, I know. The general rule is that the original is always the best. But there’s just something special about settling back into a story you know and love, and seeing your favourite characters off on more adventures. Recently I’ve been able to do just that, and it was wonderful. 1 //… Continue reading 3 middle grade sequels even better than the first book

Life · Podcasts · Reading

January 2019 | Books I read + Podcasts I Loved

Why does January always feel about a billion years long? It seems to go on and on, and I’m always excited when February comes around. I’m *still* very slowly recovering from that horrible infection I got last year, so tried to take it easy/not get ill again this month (a very silly aim, January =… Continue reading January 2019 | Books I read + Podcasts I Loved

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My Top Ten Books of 2018 (They’re all Middle Grade–Try to Act Surprised!)

As it’s nearly the last day of the last month of the year, I decided to do a traditional top-ten book list. Because I read SO MANY good books this year, I’m also gonna do a top sequels of the year (they’re also middle grade, I know, shocker!). The Storm Keeper’s Island by Cat Doyle… Continue reading My Top Ten Books of 2018 (They’re all Middle Grade–Try to Act Surprised!)