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things you can do this summer without using a phone

  summer has just started for a lot of us (sorry, australian friends), and i’m so excited because it’s my favorite season of the year. no more school, no more homework, and no more exams. it’s like a temporary illusional feeling of freedom given before the school year starts again. but what happens when you… Continue reading things you can do this summer without using a phone

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sixteen candles: everything i’ve learnt so far

today is the day i say goodbye to being fifteen, and say hello to being sixteen. and man, it has been a good sixteen years. on this special day i decided to list sixteen lessons i’ve learnt so far in my life. i’ve seen this type of post many times on other blogs/vlogs, and i… Continue reading sixteen candles: everything i’ve learnt so far

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REVIEW + DISCUSSION: flame in the mist, by renée ahdieh

a digital ARC of this book was handed to me by publisher through netgalley in exchange of an honest review. this doesn’t affect my thoughts in any way. Flame in the Mist, by Renée Ahdieh Series: Flame in the Mist #1 Published by: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers (May 16th, 2017) Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult,… Continue reading REVIEW + DISCUSSION: flame in the mist, by renée ahdieh

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REVIEW + DISCUSSION: goodbye days, by jeff zentner (+ recommendation for books dealing with grief, anxiety and depression)

TRIGGER WARNING: suicide/self-harm jokes. homophobia. sexism. i was sent a digital copy of this book from publisher through netgalley in exchange of an honest review. Goodbye Days, by Jeff Zentner Published by: Andersen (March 7th, 2017) Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Anxiety & Depression, Death ★★☆☆☆ Can a text message destroy your life? Carver Briggs never thought a… Continue reading REVIEW + DISCUSSION: goodbye days, by jeff zentner (+ recommendation for books dealing with grief, anxiety and depression)

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7 ways to get out of the black hole that is called the reading slump (+ book recommendation)

THE READING SLUMP. or, as i like to call it: THE BLACK HOLE. because it’s really hard to get out of it. in fact, sometimes it’s nearly impossible. and, not to brag or anything, but i survived THE BLACK HOLE many times. that’s why i decided to share a post about how to get out… Continue reading 7 ways to get out of the black hole that is called the reading slump (+ book recommendation)