The Best Reads of 2018
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The Best Reads of 2018

2018 was a year of exploring new genres and discovering new and first-time published authors. The year wasn’t all success when it comes to books and you can read about my worst reads of 2018 here. Fear not though, this post is about the best five reads of 2018 and gosh there were some amazing … Continue reading

Goodreads Winners Are In: Who were my favourites for 2018?
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Goodreads Winners Are In: Who were my favourites for 2018?

The wait is over! Goodreads has announced its winners for 2018, which also marks the ten-year anniversary of the book awards. Readers get the chance to vote for their favourite books based on different popular categories like fiction, sci-fi, and Romance. It is basically the Oscars for books. This year, Goodreads recorded over five million … Continue reading

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

My Year of Reading
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My Year of Reading

If you’re like me, you are probably freaking out that 2018 is just around the corner. I don’t know why I am surprised at the end of each year that a new one is coming, yet here we are. This year has had some big highs and even bigger lows, but when it comes to … Continue reading

To Re-Read Or Not To Re-read
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To Re-Read Or Not To Re-read

Many news articles over the past few months have toted the line that millennials are the most widely read generation to date. This is due to factors like access to the internet, eBooks, cheap(ish) books, and international delivery (I’m talking to you Amazon, Verso, and Book Depository). Online social book spaces like Goodreads and the … Continue reading

The Not So Elegant Hedgehog: a review of Muriel Barbery’s novel, “The Elegance of the Hedgehog”
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The Not So Elegant Hedgehog: a review of Muriel Barbery’s novel, “The Elegance of the Hedgehog”

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I feel that I should start this review by saying that I have wanted to read this book for such a long time. After discovering the book, I thought that the title … Continue reading

GoodReads Book challenge fail…
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GoodReads Book challenge fail…

At the start of this year, I started a Goodreads.com book reading challenge. I set the goal at 50 books to be read by end of 2014. I thought to myself that 50 books will be easy. I’ll be able to finish them in no time. I mean, after all, I’m a fast reader. Plus, … Continue reading