Books I cannot wait to read!
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Books I cannot wait to read!

I love books. I love reading them, reviewing them, talking about them, and even being photographed next to them in a book-coordinated outfit (see above)! I feel like I have been doing a lot of really interesting and thought-provoking book reviews recently, but I also feel that they have been heavy. So to bring some … Continue reading

Easy and cheap ways for self-care with a book flair
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Easy and cheap ways for self-care with a book flair

Self care was a buzzword for 2017 with a lot of articles floating around on social media talking about ways to look after yourself ranging from tips on meditation to weekly manicures. Self care has both emotional and medical aspects to it. Self care is ultimately about making time to put yourself first. However, there … Continue reading

My Ultimate Books to Re-read
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My Ultimate Books to Re-read

I have re-read a lot of books because of my studies, however, this usually means that the re-reading is out of necessity and not total indulgence. In saying that, there are three books that I keep returning to throughout my life because they are just so great. Each time I read them again, I feel … Continue reading

The Sheldon Effect: ‘funny’ books about mental illness
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The Sheldon Effect: ‘funny’ books about mental illness

In the past few weeks I have read two books: Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Brian Conaghan’s When Mr Dog Bites is about a teenage boy, Dylan Mint, and his struggles with going to Drumhill special school … Continue reading

Books from the Year of the Rooster
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Books from the Year of the Rooster

2017 is the year of the rooster according to the Lunar calendar followed by many countries throughout Asia. Australia’s vibrant Asian communities all celebrate the Luna New Year in special ways. I miss participating in the big festivals and eating great foods like tang yuan. This year though, I thought I would celebrate in my … Continue reading

Not Buying Books
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Not Buying Books

I didn’t want to tell anyone my new year’s resolution out of fear that I might actually not make it through the whole year. However, I figured I need something to keep me honest; the internet and a loyal readership should surely keep me in check. Right? *In 2017 I decided to not buy books, … Continue reading

What is your reading relationship style?
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What is your reading relationship style?

How we read, what we read, how often we read, how many books we read at once… Do you know your reading type? The Monogamist As a book reader you strictly stick to one book at a time. You like to make sure that every book feels special and the only one worthy of your … Continue reading