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seven facts i wish i had known before i began blogging

you may or may not know, but july is my blogiversary month. that’s why i decided to focus this month on everything related to blogging, and end it with my blogiversary post (july 31st). when i started my blog, i never imagined that it would be…this. i was faced so many surprising things, and let… Continue reading seven facts i wish i had known before i began blogging

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A MONTHLY RECAP: april + may + june ’17/july ’17 (more like a three months recap lol)

it’s been a very long time since i’ve done any monthly recap, and even though i thought of just letting it go, and stop doing these wrap-ups, i decided to pick them up again. how could i stop one the most fun features to write on my blog? anyway, i thought i should catch up,… Continue reading A MONTHLY RECAP: april + may + june ’17/july ’17 (more like a three months recap lol)

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26 diverse upcoming YA/MG releases that need more hype

  the number of diverse young adult and middle grade novels that are coming out this year is…uncountable. and while so many of them are hyped, others are not so known. and they really deserve more recognition. that’s why i decided to list 26 diverse upcoming YA/MG novels that need more hype. i summarized the… Continue reading 26 diverse upcoming YA/MG releases that need more hype

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REVIEW + DISCUSSION: an ember in the ashes, by sabaa tahir

An Ember In The Ashes, by Sabaa Tahir Series: An Ember In The Ashes #1 Published by: Razorbill (April 28th, 2015) Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Goodreads // Book Depository ★★★☆☆ Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their… Continue reading REVIEW + DISCUSSION: an ember in the ashes, by sabaa tahir

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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