January TBR

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I cannot believe how close we are to the new year. 2018 was a combination of blurs and sluggish movements, but I am immensely looking forward to the new year of 2019. It is my graduation year, the year I begin my university degree, and also a great year for books. Anyways, I am excited and I hope you are too! Let’s talk about all the books I’m looking forward to reading this coming month.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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January is the Biannual Bibliothon amongst the first month of the new year, so a lot of these books are based off the readathon’s reading challenges. This book fulfills the challenge which is to read the book that got you into reading, and that book for me is the first Percy Jackson book. This is an urban fantasy, Greek mythology inspired story that follows a young boy named Percy Jackson, who one day, discovers his father is a powerful Greek god. I love this series and it has been a while since I’ve re-read it, so I am excited to do that this January!

Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

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This is another book for the Biannual Bibliothon, fulfilling the challenge to read an adult book. I don’t read or own many adult books, but Me Before You is one I own, read, and loved. It has been…two years since I’ve read it so I think it is time for a re-read. Our main character in this adult contemporary is Lou, a young woman who starts working as a caretaker for a quadriplegic man named Will who is not easy to get along with but soon, they start falling for one another. I love this story; it makes me cry, laugh, and warms my heart so yes, I am very excited to give it a re-read.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Titan’s Curse (Graphic Novel) by Rick Riordan

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I’m reading this for the challenge of combining your favourite genre with the one you don’t really like or don’t read a lot of, and I’m combining urban fantasy/fantasy with graphic novels. I don’t mind graphic novels and mangas, but I don’t read them that often, and since I have an unread graphic novel on my shelf, I really want to finally read it. I’ve started it many times but have never finished it! This is the third book in the Percy Jackson series so I guess I’m reading the first one, skipping the second, and reading the third but eh, I’ve read these a million times so it is fine.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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One of my 2019 reading goals is to read more classics, and this also works for the Biannual Bibliothon to read a book by an author you’ve never read before. I have yet to read any Jane Austen books and I feel like Pride and Prejudice is a good place to start. Hopefully, this will help ease me into the world of classics because if I can read some of the staple authors; Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, etc, my future, English Lit major will thank me. I hate the lack of diversity in these books and that’s always something hard for me to get past, but if I am going to spend the next four years reading and analyzing these types of stories, I might as well get used to it now.

Of course, I want to read a lot more than 4 books because I love starting off the new year with a good head start into my reading goal, but I also have no idea what I want to read in January… While I could create a full TBR, I don’t want to nail myself down to specific books and then lose the enjoyment of reading in January sooo, that said, I am going to start off with these 4 books and hopefully, I get them done! Anyways, don’t forget to check out my last blog post as well as my social media accounts linked down below. Thanks for reading 🙂

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Reading + Writing Update!

Happy Sunday!

This past week was a week full of reading, but since I did daily updates during the readathon, I will keep this shortish and to the point. Starting the week off on Monday, I read three books: The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth (LOVED IT), Scythe by Neal Shusterman (LOVED IT), and Blue Lily Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (LOVED IT). I read a total of five books during the readathon though, and cannot wait for the next one! Since the readathon has ended, I have slowly been reading Save the Date by Morgan Matson, her newest summer contemporary and so far, I am really enjoying it! It is the perfect book to read after a week of mostly fantasy, and I know I am going to love it. It is about 400 pages and I am currently 54 pages in, but I am hoping to finish it in the next few days because I really want to get The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater, the fourth and final book in The Raven Cycle, read before the BookTubeAThon. Also because I am DYING to see how Stiefvater ties up this amazing series.

This was a slower writing week for sure because of the readathon, but I did manage to write about 12k towards my current WIP, Project Mystic. This project is at a word count of just over 47k, which means I am 3,000 words from reaching my Camp NaNoWriMo goal of 50k! Hopefully if all goes as planned, I will reach that goal tomorrow, but the writing does not end there. I am not even HALF way through my second draft and I really want to get it finish by August 16 (my birthday) so I can step away for a month or so before jumping into draft three. I have also been working on a short story and am entering the editing process for it tomorrow after writing two drafts. It will be a busy writing week as always, but I am looking forward to it!

That is all for my reading and writing update, and I will be back tomorrow with a brand new blog post!

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Reading Update – Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 7

Hey guys! Today was the final day of the Biannual Bibliothon, and while I did not achieve the ultimate 7 books in 7 days goal, I still got a lot of reading done! I am sure if I tried a bit harder, and managed by time better, I would have been able to read that many books  but oh well. Overall, Imanaged to read 5 1/2 books and completed 5 of the challenges, so I would still count it as a success, right?

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Today I was finally able to finish Blue Lily Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater, the third book in The Raven Cycle. I listened to this book half on audiobook and read the other half physically, and oh my, it was AMAZING! This book was so atmospheric and the characters really jumped out at me more than usual. For some reason, I really enjoyed reading two of the “villains” in this book and I love when that happens. Overall, this book gets a solid 4.5/5 stars from me because I thought relationships between the characters was strengthen, stakes rose, and the plot thickened immensely.

I also listened to about half of Legend by Marie Lu via audiobook. This was going to be seventh book read (didn’t finish my sixth read: A Darker Shades of Magic), so it wasn’t really for a challenge, but I listened to it while at the gym and doing my daily tasks today, so I got quite a few hours in! I am definitely going to continue listening to this audiobook because I am really enjoying revisiting this story via audiobook, and am considering listening to the rest of the trilogy as well. I would have finished this book but I just got distracted by uh…Fullmetal Alchemist on Netflix, as well as other tasks that WERE productive, I swear. I tried not to go too hard on myself though, because sometimes we can’t read all the books and that is okay!

That was my day 7 reading update, and I hope you enjoyed it and all of my other updates and Biannual Bibliothon posts! I had so much fun this readathon, and make sure you get ready for the BookTubeAThon (July 30-Aug 5)!

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Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 7 – Summer Road Trip Essentials

Happy day 7 of the summer Biannual Bibliothon, but also sadly, the final day of the readathon. I had such a blast this readathon and got soooo much reading done. I can’t remember the last time I got this much read in such a short amount of time, or had the motivation to, but now it is all I want to do! Luckily, the BookTubeAThon is only a mere 10 days away so the fun will begin all over again soon. Anyways, today’s challenge is hosted by Emily the Book Nerd who wants us to share our road trip essentials and what books we want to get to by the end of the summer so, without a further ado, let’s get into this final challenge!

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My summer road trip essentials are quite basic because to be honest, I usually end up just staring out the window, lost in thought for the whole ride…

My laptop in the hopes that maybe I can get some writing done (spoiler alert, I never do)

A book because it wouldn’t be a road trip without a good book! I usually bring a light hearted contemporary to read in the car, whether it is a physical copy, ebook, or audiobook. Some summery recommendations for the car I have are: Amy and Rogers Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (a fun road trip book!), Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, and The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han.

My EPIC playlist which combines my love of 80’s pop and musical theater.

Sunglasses to keep out that sun while I am staring out the window, avoiding the stuff I brought.

Those are my summer essentials, and yes, they are pretty basic but like I said, I never actually use them. As for some of the books I want to get done by the end of the summer…well, do I have a list for you. There are so many fantastic books that I just keep hearing about, and since the Biannual Bibliothon has started, I have been dying to read them.

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adyemi 

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This is the buzz book of the year and for good reason I’m sure! This is one of the books that I am sure deserves the amazing hype it has gotten since it first came out a few months ago, and I know I will love it! Children of Blood and Bone is a fantasy book that is heavily influenced by West African mythology, and ugh, just that sounds amazing. I love all mythology so I am so excited to get my hands on it before the summer ends!

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire 

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Okay, I have heard about this book from every BookTuber I have EVER watched, so I feel like I should pick it up. There are three…four? books out in this fantasy series, and since these books are short, I think I would have lots of fun binging them. I did put a hold for the first one at the library and I am hoping it will come soon so I can dive right in! All I know about this book is that it involves children and a magical world…but that is it. You think after hearing about it so much I would remember a basic premise but I don’t haha!

Save the Date by Morgan Matson

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I just got this book from the library, so I am hoping to get to it next week after the Biannual Bibliothon is over and I have caught up with everything I put aside in order to participate in it. It is a cute, summery contemporary about a family who hasn’t been under the same roof in forever, but because of our main character, Charlie’s sister’s wedding, the family is coming together for the weekend. Charlie is determined to make it the best weekend ever, however the weekend has barely begun and it is already shaping up to become a disaster. I love Morgan Matson’s books, and I have heard great things about this one so I can’t wait to get to it!

Those are some of the books I want to get to by the end of the summer, and I hope you enjoyed this final challenge for the Biannual Bibliothon! Don’t forget to check out ALL the Biannual Bibliothon posts I did over this past week and let me know if you participated and how you did overall! Keep an eye out for my final reading update tonight, but other than that I will be getting back onto my regular schedule 🙂

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Reading Update – Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 6

Well, day 6 is over and the final day of the Biannual Bibliothon is fast approaching…and I still have three more books I need to get through in order to achieve the ultimate goal of reading 7 books in 7 days. Of course, it will be completely alright if I don’t achieve the feat of reading that many books because I have read four books in the past few days already. That is more than I have read in a while, and for the most part, I really enjoyed what I have read!

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Today I finished Scythe by Neal Shusterman for the challenge to read a predicted five star read. Right when I finished it I rushed to the computer and ordered the second book because it was SO good. The world is so intriguing and unique, and the characters are so real I had to keep reminding myself I was reading a book. Honestly though, this book was fantastic. It takes place in a world where humans have conquered everything: death, disease, poverty…really everything bad that we face in the world today. However, to keep the population in check, this world has Scythes to kill at random. This story follows two apprentices to a Scythe, Citra and Rowan, both whom do not want to bear the weight of becoming a Scythe but have no choice but to learn the ways of these killers. So, so fantastic and I am so happy to give this book a solid, well deserved 5/5 stars!

I also managed to listen to a bit more of Blue Lily Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater, but I did not manage to actually find the time to sit down and read it. I was surprised I was able to finish Scythe even, because while I started off the day being productive; reading, writing, and catching up on blog posts, I ended up feeling really sick all of the sudden. For a few hours I wasn’t able to do anything, setting me back on just about all the tasks I wanted to get done…including getting further into this book. Overall, I got about one and a half hours more listened to this book which brings me almost halfway. In the actual book I believe I am on page 150ish and things are getting interesting. Well, they were already interesting, but I am excited to sit down tomorrow and power through the last 150ish pages to see whats happens!

Anyways, that is all for this update! I am still very behind, but somehow, still hopeful as I have been saying the past few days. Tomorrow’s reading to do list is: finish Blue Lily Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater, start and finish A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab, and start and finish Legend by Marie Lu. Will I be able to get all that done tomorrow? Who knows!

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Reading Update – Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 5

Happy day 5 of the summer Biannual Bibliothon!

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I wish I could say I managed to catch up…but I did not. I still have only three books read, meaning I have to try and finish three books tomorrow…or split it up and read two on Thursday and two Friday. The idea is a little stressful, but as always I am up for the challenge. I plan to get all my writing done in the early morning, and then spend the rest of the day reading. I did make some significant progress though, so I do believe I will be able to get at least two books read tomorrow!

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Today I listened to about two and a half hours of Blue Lily Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater, the third book in The Raven Cycle. I had come to the idea that I disliked the audibooks for this series, but I am actually really enjoying listening to them! While I have been doing mindless tasks and homework, I have put this on for me to listen to, and I got a LOT more listened to than I thought! In the physical copy, that brings me to about page 100, and while I like the audiobook, I really do want to sit down and read some as well. But so far, I am really enjoying it!

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The other book I am currently reading is Scythe by Neal Shusterman, and to no surprise, I am loving it so far. I am reading this book for the challenge to read a suspected five star read, and this is definitely heading in that direction. I am not too far into this one though since I started it later this afternoon, but I am a nice 150 pages deep out of about 430, so I  have no doubt I will be able to finish it earlier tomorrow. The aspect of how people view life and death in this book is really interests me, and I have not read anything quite like this book before. I was worried I was going to be let down because of all the amazing hype this book has received, but so far that is not the case, nor do I think it will be.

That is all for this update, and while no books were finished today, hopefully I will be back tomorrow with some goods news! Don’t forget to check out all my Biannual Bibliothon related posts from this week, and I hope you are enjoying them 🙂

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Reading Update – Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 4

It is Tuesday which means it is day 4 of the summer Biannual Bibliothon! While yesterday wasn’t the best reading day, today was a lot better so that makes me very, very happy. However, I am still one book behind and that means I have to read TWO whole books tomorrow in order to catch up, but I am feeling optimistic.

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My main task for today was to finish reading The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth, a book very similar to Narnia. I started it yesterday and left myself about 200 pages to read today, and I am happy to say that I finished it! I went into this book knowing little to nothing, and was SO pleasantly surprised. This was a haunting, whimsical, and beautiful fantasy book that is about family ties and finding yourself in a world that you feel lost in. The writing style was magical yet also simple but descriptive at the same time…I don’t know how to explain it really, but I loved it! The characters were so real and so vivid in my mind, and I liked them each for different reasons. Ugh, it was so good. I ended up flying through the last almost half of the book, and gave it a 4.5/5 stars because yeah, it was that amazing!

Next I was planning on picking up Legend by Marie Lu. It wasn’t originally on my TBR but I wanted to pick it up because a) it is only 300 pages and b) I needed a seventh book to complete all the challenges for the Biannual Bibliothon. However, I made the smart decision to continue reading The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater, the second book in The Raven Cycle because in order to read Blue Lily Lily Blue, one of the books on my readathon TBR, I needed to finish this one. So, after finishing The Light Between Worlds, I picked it up and flew through the last 150 or so pages in one sitting. To be fair, I did listen to about 40 of those pages via audiobook, but the rest I just sat down and finished. It was a GREAT addition to the series and even though it was not part of my TBR, I thought I would still talk about it in my update. The characters and relationships are fantastic, as well as the setting of Henrietta, Virgina, and overall, the book definitely gets a 4 or 4.25/5 stars!

That was my reading update for today, and I will be back tomorrow with a brand new blog post as well as another reading update for day 5! Wow, day 5. This readathon is just whizzing by but I am so pleased with all I have gotten read, and all the fun I have been having. Let me know what you are reading right now, readathon or not, because I would love to know!

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Reading Update – Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 3

So…I actually did not finish a book today! I am okay with that though because my day was super draining and busy, and sometimes there are just days like that and it is important to remember this.

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Anyways, today I picked up The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth, a fantasy book set in Engand during 1949-1950, and a magical land called The Woodlands. I really had no idea what to expect going into this book because it isn’t even out to the world yet, but I am really happy to say that what I have read, I have really, really enjoyed! This book is whimsical and interesting, and I 100% am going to finish the last 200 pages tomorrow morning, and then start and finish a fourth book as well. I refuse to fall behind! But yes, so far I am enjoying this book and it is heading towards a 4/5 star rating for me, and I am really excited to finish it and find out what happens. This book comes out sometime in November this year and I recommend checking it out!

That was my reading update for the third day of the Biannual Bibliothon, and while I didn’t finish my book, I did read 150 pages so it was still successful! I’m going to head to bed now but I will be back tomorrow with another update 🙂

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Reading + Writing Update – Summer Biannual Bibliothon 2018 + Camp NaNoWriMo Week 2

Happy Sunday!

Since I usually doing reading + writing updates on Sunday, I thought I would wrap up day 2 of the Biannual Bibliothon and the second week of Camp NaNoWriMo all in one post! Before I get into this update, I did want to say that I will not have any Biannual Bibliothon challenge blog posts going up for the next two or three days (not 100% sure which ones I already wrote). I just lost track of time! However, the days I don’t post a challenge post I will still post a regular blog post in its place because I always have a few ready to go. Anyways, let’s get into this most likely lengthy update!

 

BIANNUAL BIBLIOTHON DAY 2 UPDATE:

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I am very happy to report that I am still on track with finishing seven books by the end of the Biannual Bibliothon because I finished my second book for the readathon today! Today I picked up The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken, and to be honest, it was a struggle getting this one done. Lately, I have not really been in the “old school” dystopian mood, which is the genre of this book, so it took a little extra willpower to finish it. Also, it was on the longer(ish) side of being about 488 pages which is really long if I am not loving the story. But I did finish it, and I am very happy to have this book done and read before the movie comes out which hits theaters August 3rd. I am disappointed that I didn’t enjoy it as much as I hoped, but I didn’t dislike…I am just okay with it. The concept was very similar to all the other dystopians I read, but I do not blame the author at ALL because this book came out in 2012 and dystopian was very “in” back then. Overall, I would give The Darkest Minds a 3/5 stars, and while I don’t have any plans to pick up the rest of the trilogy…series? Whatever it is, who knows?

CAMP NANOWRIMO WEEK 2 UPDATE:

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This is a very successful update because I also managed to write about 15,600 words this past week! This brings me up to a total of about 32,000/50,000 words for the second draft of my WIP, which I am calling Project Mystic, and I am ECSTATIC about my progress. Everyday I have been getting about one and a half hours of writing done, meaning I’ve been writing about 2,000-3,000 words written everyday. This is awesome because not only am I writing this a lot faster than I thought, but because it means I get to FULLY take Sundays off which is really nice for my brain. I do love writing of course, but we all need a break every once and a while. If I continue blasting out the words I will most likely reach my Camp NaNo goal by the end of next week…however I am nowhere near done draft 2. I am hoping it will only take until the middle of August to finish, but who knows?

Anyways, to quickly wrap this up, I started and finished ONE book today and wrote over 15,000 words for this second week of Camp NaNo which I am SO happy about. That is all for today though, I hope your reading/writing is going well, and I will see you tomorrow with some more content!

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Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 2 – Favourite Summer Books!

Hello! Happy day 2 of the summer Biannual Bibliothon. I hope you are getting lots of reading in, but most importantly are having fun. Today’s challenge is brought to us by @ArtemisStarlite, and they have given us the challenge to talk about some of our favourite summer reads, so that is what I am here to do!

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Summer is the perfect time to just read, read, and read. While I love enjoying new books, I also love diving back into some of my old favourites during this lovely time of the year. I decided to come up with a list of my top five favourite summer reads. Each one reminds me of summer in a different way. Maybe because it takes place during the summer, or because it is a light and fluffy novel that one usually picks up during the summer. But without further ado, here are my summer reads!

I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski 

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This book follows two friends, Sydney and Layla, who travel to Europe together after the sudden breakup of our main character’s best friend, Layla and her boyfriend. However, along the way they run into her ex, and his very mysterious and attractive friend who Sydney can’t help but fall for. This is a fun and light hearted book that definitely gave me the travel bug, which is why I enjoy it so much. It is the perfect read for at the pool, just to lounge in the sun with and read about this adventure.

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

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This is another contemporary that focuses around two friends, however in this one, our main character, Emily’s best friend named Sloane suddenly disappears, leaving behind a summer bucket list for Emily. Emily hurries to complete it in the hope that it will lead her to Sloane, along the way, making new friends and experiencing new adventures. I always pick this book up in the summer, and I am excited to give it another read soon! It gives me all the warm feels, and I love how I can sit down and finish it in just a matter of hours.

The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare

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Summer is also the perfect time to go back to some of my favourite series, because of the mounds of time I have. One of those series is The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare, which is one of my by far one of my favourite series ever. It centers around a girl named Clary Fray who after her mother disappears, is thrust into a world of angels and demons, a world she has had a foot in her whole life. This series consists of six books, plus a connecting trilogy called The Infernal Devices, and another one called The Darker Artifices which is AMAZING by the way. These books are full of romance, action, and adventure, and I can just see myself sitting in the sun on my porch and cracking them open for the millionth time.

Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan

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Another favourite series of mine is the Heroes of Olympus series, which is a companion to the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series which follows kids who are part of a world where Greek myths and legends are true. These books have had my heart since I was ten years old, and it is so much fun to get whisked away to this magical world of Greek mythology and hilarious characters like Percy…it will make you want to hide away for an entire week until you are done and that is all you can ask for from a series.

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

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And of course I have to have more contemporaries in my list of favourite summer reads because that is a given, and this has been a favourite of mine for a few years now. Not only does the orangey-yellow cover give me summer vibes, the entire romance and story just gives me those warm, summer vibes as well. Lola and the Boy Next Door follows a girl named Lola Nolan who swore never to wear the same thing twice. Her wardrobe is crazy and wild, always something new, but always very her. At the moment her life is perfect…she has a great boyfriend, an awesome best friend, and is heading into her senior year of high school. However, all it is turned upside down when her first love moves back in next door, and suddenly old feelings rise to the surface. When I look at it I just want to grab an iced coffee, sit outside in the summer sun, and give it another well-deserved read.

Those are some of my favourite summer reads, and I hope you enjoyed! I will be back tomorrow with a brand new blog challenge so get excited, as well as for my updates where I give you a quick summary on what I actually read everyday. As I am writing this, my eyes are sore and my head aches and it isn’t even the Biannual Biblithon yet! So if my updates are, and have been a little lazy, it is because balancing Camp NaNoWriMo, blogging, and doing a readathon is hard…but sooo worth it. Anyways, happy reading!

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