• The Switch
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    Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

    I heard so much about Beth O’Leary’s The Flatshare online so when I saw that NetGalley was offering The Switch for review I immediately sent in a request to read it. So what did I think about this book? Read on to find out! About The Book Eileen is sick of being 79.Leena’s tired of life in her twenties.Maybe it’s time they swapped places… When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen’s house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to turn eighty. She’d like a second chance at love, but…

  • Geekerella by Ashley Poston
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    Book Review: Geekerella by Ashley Poston

    I had no idea that Geekerella was a retelling until I read it for myself. If I knew it was a Cinderella story I would have read it sooner. I know the title is quite similar to cinderella but it never clicked in my mind before. Read on to find out what did I think about this book. About The Book Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale. Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic…

  • Getting started on NetGalley
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    Getting Started On NetGalley

    If you read my book reviews, you would see that I get most of my books from NetGalley. So what is it and can you get your books from there? Read on to find out how to get started on the site. I will also include my tips on how to maintain your reader ratio, which will in turn help you get more books. First off, what is NetGalley? NetGalley is a website that helps promote books. They have tied up with publishing houses and authors to provide ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) to book bloggers and reviewers. Anyone who can “influence” book purchases and who can create buzz for new…

  • Girl, Serpent, Thorn
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    Book Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

    I finished reading Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust yesterday and let me tell you that I am still not over it. I love fairy tales and stories that are inspired by them. About The Book There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story. As the day of her twin brother’s wedding approaches, Soraya must decide if she’s willing to step outside of the shadows for the first time. Below in the dungeon is a…

  • Reading Slump
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    05 Things To Do During A Reading Slump

    Reading slumps. We have all gone through this at least once in our lives. In fact, I go through these quite often. I guess that is why it was easy for me to come up with a list of things that you can do when going through a slump. Talking from experience, a reading slump is one of the worst phases you can go through if you a book blogger! I mean, our whole blog and content revolve around us being able to lap up words and write about them right? Here are my top 05 tips on what you can do when you go through a reading slump. Ditch…

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    Book Review: Descendant Of The Crane by Joan He

    I just finished reading this book and my mind is completely empty of thoughts. It was that good! I cannot thank NetGalley enough for granting me my request to read the advanced copy of Descendant Of The Crane. You just gave me my new favorite book! About The Book Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father’s killer, Hesina does something desperate: she engages the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable…

  • Pile of books on a beach
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    Tips On How To Read On a Budget

    We are all going through hard times at the moment and the one thing that helps us take our mind off reality is reading. But how do we do that when we are on a budget? Reading does not have to necessarily be an expensive hobby and there are several ways one can do that and be on a budget at the same time. After a little research and looking around, I came up with the following ways you can read on a budget. This post has been a long time coming. At the start of quarantine when bookstores were shut and I was looking for ways to read while…

  • Stormblood by Jeremy Szal
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    Book Review: Stormblood by Jeremy Szal

    Where do I even begin to talk about Stormblood? I have hardly read any science fiction novels so this would be a first. Did I enjoy it? Read on to find out. About The Book Vakov Fukasawa used to be a Reaper, a biosoldier fighting for the intergalactic governing body of Harmony against a brutal invading empire. Now, he fights against the stormtech: the DNA of an extinct alien race Harmony injected into him, altering his body chemistry and making him permanently addicted to adrenaline and aggression. It made him the perfect soldier, but it also opened a new drug market that has millions hopelessly addicted to their own body…

  • How To Get Over A blogging Slump
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    04 Things You Can Do When You Are Going Through A Blogging Slump

    Ever get the urge to do something “blog related” but at the same time, you are going through a blogging slump? No matter how hard you stare at the screen no words seem to materialize. Don’t worry because this happens to everybody once in a while. I went through a similar phase recently and felt really unproductive during those days. To help me get out of my slump, I came up with four useful things that I could do which did not involve writing. Work On Your Pinterest I never used Pinterest specifically for my blog before. It was a place where I would save pins from other blogs but…

  • The Hunger Games Trilogy
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    Book Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

    The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes released on 19th May 2020. The idea of knowing President Snows background had intrigued me but before I dived into that book why not read The Hunger Games book series first? I had only watched the movies before and wasn’t really interested in the books when they came out. I recently found the trilogy on Kindle Unlimited and thought maybe now’s my chance to read them all and so I borrowed them. What did I think about them? And did they live up to my expectations? Read on to find out. About The Book In the ruins of a place once known as North…