August 2018 Wrap Up

August was an…okay reading month. Nothing compared to July but that is how it goes, some months are better than others and that is okay. However, I did get 3 books read this month and here they are:

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

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Reading this book brought back all the feels and nostalgia from when I was younger and reading this book for the first time which was already about four years ago. Wow, it doesn’t seem like that long but it has been four years already! Anyways, it isn’t like I haven’t re-read City of Bones since, I have numerous times, but this time really reminded me how much I adore this story and its characters. City of Bones follows 15 year-old Clary Fray and one day, her mother disappears and Clary is left without answers. That is, until a mysterious boy from the Pandemonium club tugs her into his world of demons and angels, helping her realize that she has a part in this world she was unaware of her entire life. 4.5/5 stars

Fullemetal Alchemist Volume 1 by Hiromu Arakawa

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I was watching the anime of this manga series on Netflix and decided to try the manga out even though I had never been a manga or graphic novel person. However, I did end up really enjoying Fullmetal Alchemist! I love the story and what I experienced while watching the anime, and after reading the manga I realized how well the show stuck to the amazing story Hiromu Arakawa illustrated. Fullmetal Alchemist follows two brothers, Edward and Al who are alchemists searching for the philosopher’s stone. I am sure everyone who enjoys anime and manga has heard and read/watched Fullmetal Alchemist already, but if you haven’t, then please do! 4/5 stars

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

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This book took me a very long time to get through but overall, I did really, really enjoy it. It is a big book, about 500 pages, but I was also doing lots of traveling (and yes, procrastinating) which is why it took me like oh, three and a half weeks to read. Thunderhead is the second book in the Arc of a Scythe series/trilogy by Neal Shusterman, taking place in a world where humans have conquered everything from disease to poverty to even death. However, to keep the population in check there a scythes who choose people and glean (kill) them whenever they want. Our two main characters, Citra and Rowan are chosen to be apprentices to a scythe but this is something neither of them really wants. These books are amazing and will keep you on your toes! 4.5/5 stars

Those are all the books I read in the month of August so fingers crossed September is also a decent reading month! I hope you also had a good reading month and don’t forget to check out my last blog post as well as all my social media accounts all linked below. Thanks 🙂

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Reading + Writing Update

I wanted to get another book read in August, but ran out of time. I did end up finally finishing Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman earlier this week and loving it, and then picking up To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo. This was a book I had been anticipating when it first came out several months ago because of its Greek inspired, Siren story. So far, I am just over 50 pages into it and really, really enjoying it, so I hope to finish it in the next few days. I am just really enjoying the atmosphere and story of this book, including the characters and I am excited to see how it all pans out. Currently, I am helping my cousin move into her dorms for university and whatnot, so reading (and writing) probably won’t resume until later on Monday. However, To Kill a Kingdom is only like 340ish pages so I am sure I can get it done soon.

As for writing, this was the week of me getting back in the swing of things, and I think I am finally getting back into a sort of routine of writing a bit every day. This week I wrote around 7k; 5k of it being the rewrites of the beginning of my WIP, and the other 2k being words towards a new short story. I haven’t written since Friday because of family and all that, but hopefully I will pick it up again next week…well not hopefully, I need to!

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The Entertainer Tag

I am really excited to do this tag because I love tags and honestly don’t feel like I do enough. The Entertainer Tag is really simple too. All you do is answer the questions given to you by the person who tagged you, answer them, and then create new questions for whoever you tag. Anyways, thank you to Merv from MervReads for the tag and let’s get into this!

1. What’s the Saddest Book You’ve Read

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Ooooh…the first book that comes to mind when I think “sad” is hands down, We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. This is a YA mystery-contemporary that I read in around 3 hours and loved. And yes, cried A LOT during. This book gripped me from beginning to end, and the end absolutely crushed me. If you have read it you’ll know what I am talking about and if you haven’t then you must check this book out.

2. The Book You’ve Read/DNFed That You Would Never Recommend

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Personally, I would never tell someone that they should never read said book because it is terrible. However, I did really recently pick up and DNF P.S. I Like You by Kasie West and probably wouldn’t recommend it. In my life, I have read my fair share of contemporaries and am getting to the point where I am tired of re-reading the same type of romance book. I still find and love new contemporaries all the time, but it takes a little bit of effort from the plot and characters for me to love it. I thought I’d enjoy P.S. I Like You, but after 50 pages I realized this wasn’t anything special and I didn’t feel like reading something I’ve felt I read a million times before.

3. What Was Your Last 3 Star Read and Why Was It In Between?

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The last book I gave a 3 star rating to was back in July and was Matched by Ally Condie. I listened to this on audiobook and while it was a pretty generic and bland dystopian, it was fun to listen to and I got through it quickly. I have no plans to continue on though because the end fell really flat for me, but because the beginning and middle were entertaining to listen to I just enjoyed it and gave it 3 stars.

4. An Underrated Book

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I am kind of cheating because the only book I can think of that I love that is underrated is one that isn’t out yet…and that is The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth. Obviously this book can’t be hyped because it isn’t out yet, but I am just looking for another chance to rave about this book because I love it! This is a YA contemporary-fantasy book that is super atmospheric and mystical, and was something I adored. It comes out on October 23rd so make sure you check it out when it hits shelves!

5. Fictional Character That You Actually Hate

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Apart from villains like Voldermort, Umbridge, and generic characters that you are meant to hate, I am going to reveal a protagonist that I just really didn’t like. I think hate is a really strong word for this character, but I had a really hard time enjoying this book (but did because other characters made it good) because of this character. The character I am talking about is Twinkle from From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon. I really enjoyed the story overall, but Twinkle for me was really annoying to read from and her personality just really irritated me at how obnoxious and blind she could be at times.

6. Your Opinion About Cover Reveal Posts

To be honest, I am indifferent to these type of posts because while I love a beautiful cover, it isn’t something that really influences me to buy a book. When I see a cover reveal post, I really don’t think much of it unless it is one of those rare books I am ECSTATIC for…*cough* Queen of Air and Darkness *cough*

So those are all my answers to the lovely questions, and now here are my questions!

1. How Often Do You Give Out 5 Star Ratings?

2. Most Anticipated Release for this Year?

3. Who is Your Auto-Buy Author?

4. If You Could Only Read 1 Genre, Which Would It Be?

5. What is Your Least Favourite Trope in Books?

6. What Was the Last Book You Read?

My Nominees

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Reading + Writing Goals – September + October

Summer 2018 was pretty productive for me this year, and while I didn’t accomplish all of my goals, I did accomplish a lot! Since this post is coming out a little early though, before August is even over, I won’t be adding a wrap up on my goals for July and August because there is still a liiiiitle more time to get stuff done. I will probably post on my Instagram what I DID manage to get done, so make sure you check it out if your curious 🙂 Anyways, here are my goals for September and October 2018!

  • Read 6 Books
  • Rewrite + Edit the First 20 Pages of WIP (for fellowship)
  • Submit to Fellowship by September 30th
  • Submit to 2 Writing Contests
  • Submit to 1 Literary Magazine
  • Post 30 Blog Posts

Those are all of my goals for the next two months and fingers crossed I can get at least 75% of it done. Don’t forget to check out my last blog post and all of my social media accounts linked down below for more writing and bookish related content 🙂

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September 2018 TBR

As well as the summer went for reading, I know for a fact that September will be nowhere near that. Not only am I starting my senior year of high school, but I am also taking a writing class at university. I will be juggling all these classes, trying to keep up a social life, writing as much as I can, and still trying to post consistently to my blog and social media. So yeah, September will be a hectic month and I don’t know when I am going to have the time or energy to read but if I do, here is the list of books I want to get to!

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

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This is one of my favourite books to read during the beginning of the school year because it takes place for a lot of it at school. It also gives me all the cozy, fall/winter vibes that get me excited (well as excited as you can get) for school and the colder weather. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before follows a 16 year old girl named Lara Jean whose secret love letters mysteriously get sent out to all the boys she has loved before, and she finds herself having to fake a relationship with the most popular guy in school to keep her sister’s ex-boyfriend from finding out her true feelings for him. This is such a fun and adorable story, and I will definitely be re-watching the movie (for the millionth time) right after re-reading it for all the feels.

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi 

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I really wanted to get to this book read in August but I just ran out of time and took longer to read other books than I expected. Anyways, this book is MASSIVE so I can see it taking me the entire month of September to read. Since I have heard such amazing things about it though, I am hoping that I fall so in love with the story that I can’t help but just read, read, read. I don’t know too much about the plot, but I do know this is a YA fantasy book inspired by West African mythology and ugh, I am so excited.

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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Since I want to get reading done in September still, I want my TBR to be mostly contemporary based so I get through them quickly. Fangirl follows a girl named Cath who is starting her freshman year of college with her twin sister, Wren. While Cath is shy and socially awkward, Wren is bubbly and extroverted, finding it easier to fit in at this new school than Cath. However, when Cath meets her roommate Reagan and her best friend, Levi, she starts to slowly break out of her shell a bit more. This is one of my favourite contemporaries to read during the fall time because it gives me school and cozy vibes like To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.

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Those are all the books I plan to get to in September and I know it isn’t very long, but if I somehow manage to read all three, I will be pretty proud with myself. Don’t forget to check out my last blog post and all of my social media accounts linked down below 🙂

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Reading + Writing Update!

Not a lot of reading has been done this month so I don’t have too much to update you on sadly… I am still trudging through Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman, which I have been reading since what feels like the beginning of time. It isn’t that I’m not enjoying it, because I really am! I love this world, the characters, and story but it is just that I kind of out read myself last month. It was the Biannual Bibliothon AND the BookTubeAThon, and I think overall, I read about 13 books. However, I am determined to get a few books read before school starts (which is in like 8 days) and Thunderhead WILL be one of them. Maybe I will have my own mini readathon to ensure I get some reading done even. I don’t have much left though and afterwards I want to pick up P.S. I Like You by Kasie West because I feel like a cheesy, teenage contemporary. Lastly, I want to get to and complete one more book this coming week and that is The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater. I picked this book up a few weeks ago and then I got sidetracked by other books AND DIDN’T FINISH IT. This is the last book in The Raven cycle and I really adore this story overall so why didn’t I just finish it? I don’t know. However, I do know that I am already about 100 pages into it so there is a chance I can finish, or at least get a good chunk, read by the time school starts. Anyways, not much to update on reading wise but lots of hopes and wishes for the next week so let’s see how it goes.

As for writing, I have done a tiny bit. I think I wrote just over 1,000 words this week which is a lot better than none, right? This coming week writing HAS to get done though. It is my last week of summer break before school and even then my cousin is moving into her dorms at the university in my city this Saturday and I will be helping her, so not much writing will get done this coming weekend. So, when you look at it, I have five days free to write. In those five days I have ambitious goals which are: write and edit one whole short story, start rewriting the first 20 pages of my WIP, and start on a second short story. While those are ambitious in comparison to the lack of writing I have done in the month of August, if I really put my mind to do it and try I know I can get most of it done.

Anyways, that is all for this reading and writing update, and I hope you enjoyed! Don’t forget to check out my last blog post, as well as all my social media accounts linked below. Thanks 🙂

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Writer Life Tag

After doing that book tag last week, I was really in the mood to do another tag but this time writing themed! I have seen this tag floating around YouTube and really enjoyed hearing everyone’s answers to these questions about the writer life, and really wanted to answer them myself so that is what I am going to do. Make sure you check out the original tag here, but here are my answers!

Writer Tag Questions

1. What do you eat or drink while writing?

I don’t always drink or eat while writing, but when I do I will either have water or green tea next to me. I don’t like to eat while writing because my fingers get all sticky or crummy which then gets on my fingers which THEN gets on my keyboard and I’m not about that. I do get thirsty though, so I’ll usually have some green tea or water with me.

2. What do you listen to while writing?

When it comes to music, if I am having a hard time getting in the writing zone I will put on some atmospheric music to get me there. Usually it will be something I found on Spotify labeled “Fantasy Music” or “Mystical Music” since my WIP is a YA fantasy. I need to do this more often though because I have been having trouble writing and need to get into the right mindset quickly.

3. What is your biggest writing distraction?

My phone. I tell myself that I don’t get distracted by my phone and that I deserve the “break” to go on it whenever I do, but I always end up taking WAY too long of a break. I need to keep off the phone when it is writing time and not have it near me.

4. What’s the worst thing that’s ever happened to you while writing?

Honestly, just feeling like whatever I am writing sucks. It is crushing to fall out of the writing mode and realize that what you wrote probably isn’t the best thing ever. That’s okay though and I have to remind myself to just keep going, keep writing, keep producing because it WILL get better. Eventually. After lots and lots of editing.

5. What’s the best thing that ever happened to you while writing?

Probably the opposite of the worst and really enjoying what I just wrote. Like how it is crushing, it is super uplifting to genuinely enjoy your story and I think it is important for all of us to appreciate those moments where we like our writing. The road of writing is bumpy and windy and unpredictable so take advantage of those good moments!

6. Who do you communicate with or not communicate with while writing?

I try not to talk to people while writing but when I am done I talk to my mom a lot about my writing. I like to talk to her about how I am feeling about my writing and what I want to do with it when I am done. It gets me really excited and motivated to write, and I am really lucky to have someone to talk about my writing with.

7. What is your secret to success and your biggest writing flaw?

My secret to success is to just keep writing. Finish whatever WIP you are working on and then move right onto the next. Writing one book and hoping for it to do well won’t bring you success in the writing field but if you keep writing, then if that first book doesn’t do well, you will have another one and another one ready to go. My biggest writing flaw would definitely be acting like I don’t get down when writing when I do. I lock it all up inside and don’t let it out until it all comes crashing out. I have gotten better about it though but am still working on it.

8. What inspires you? Or what makes you productive?

Watching AuthorTube writing vlogs on YouTube really, really inspire me to write and be productive because after watching a tenish minute video of someone else being productive and writing, I get the feeling that I need to write too. I definitely recommend checking out authors on YouTube like Kristen Martin, Kim Chance, Viven Reis, etc because they are amazing!

9. What is one thing you do or other writers do that’s annoying?

Hmm. Maybe closing ourselves off from the world (I do it too though so no shade at anyone!) and honestly, I don’t want to make it a habit! I don’t want to waste my entire life writing even though it is something I LOVE to do and is definitely my passion, but I want to also see the world around me and sometimes I have to remind myself this.

10. Are you willing to share something you’ve written?

I will in the future once I have something semi polished so stay tuned for that! I know I don’t share a lot of my writing on my blog but I do want to start doing that. I am not ashamed or embarrassed to show my writing at all, I just always forget to if we are being honest!

Anyways, those are my answers to this amazing tag and I hope you enjoyed! If you want to do this tag then I tag you, and let me know in the comments if you have done this tag so I can see your answers. Don’t forget to check out my last blog post as well as my social media accounts below 🙂

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Film Review

Yes, I waited until 12am for this movie to drop on Netflix and then happily watched the entire thing because I was THAT excited. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before has been a favourite book of mine for about two years and when I heard it was becoming a movie…I was ecstatic. I am happy to say that this was such a great adaptation, staying really close to the original plot, and I LOVED it. Below I am going to be discussing the teen romcom in spoilery depth, but if you for some reason have no idea what it is about, here is a quick synopsis!

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before follows Lara Jean, a junior in high school who lives in the fantasy world of her head. That is, until her secret love letters get sent out to every boy she has ever loved before. To keep one of those boys from finding out the extent of Lara Jean’s feelings (her sister’s ex-boyfriend), Lara Jean and the most popular guy in school team up and pretend to date to keep him from finding out the truth.

OK, if you have not read the book or watched the movie then it might be smart to avoid the rest of this post! Go watch it now if you haven’t though!


One thing I loved about this film is how it was shot and pieced together. It perfectly recreated 80s style, John Hughes romcoms and I LOVED that. I am a huge fan of Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, etc etc, so I really appreciated them taking on that style of film and succeeding! It also added to Lara Jean’s amazing vintage inspired outfits that I was so looking forward to in the book and was happily satisfied with in the movie.

Despite the few changes made in the movie, I was so happy with how much they stuck to the book and kept the original plot. The movie was exactly how I imagined the book in my head to be and I felt all the emotions because of it. I could only pick out a few biggish changes to the story line but honestly, they did not take away from the story at all. Sometimes things in the book don’t work out in the movie and that is 100% okay. One change that stuck out to me was the first kiss between Lara Jean and Peter K. In the book, Lara Jean jumps Peter in the hallway whereas in the movie, she takes him down on the track and it was hilariously amazing. The stars of the movie talked about how they tried to film the kiss the original way, but it just didn’t work in the movie so they found this alternative. Another difference in the movie was instead of Lara Jean running into Peter after crashing her car, she almost runs him over in a parking lot with Kitty. I kinda loved that even more because I could feel how awkward she felt, but overall it was just adorable like the entire movie. One last difference that I remember is the scene between Lara Jean and her dad in the diner where they talk about her mom. It was so heartwarming and wonderful and gave me the feels for sure.

Next, I have to talk about the characters because the actors were PERFECT. Lana Condor was a fantastic Lara Jean and really captured her quirky personality that jumps out in the book. Her humor was on point and her outfits were on point…everything was just on point. Kitty and Margot were also just as I imagined them in the book, and Josh was too, although I liked him a lot more in the movie than in the book! Instead of being jealous the entire time of Lara Jean and Peter, he kind of accepted the fact that she didn’t like him anymore and told her to go after Peter which was ugh, so great. Lastly, Peter Kavinsky. Let that name sink in for a moment. Everything about Peter K. was AMAZING. I was a little skeptical about Noah because I haven’t really seen him in anything because I don’t watch The Fosters. However, I was blown away by how perfectly he embodied Peter’s confidence and kindness on the screen, and how easily he captured my heart. The characters really made this movie and I was super impressed by them all.

So overall I ADORED To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and easily gets a 9/10 stars for me. This book will make you cry, laugh, and gush over all the heartwarming relationships between the characters and charming plot. I really recommend it if you have read the book or love quirky romcoms because this will be everything you could dream for!

I hope you enjoyed this spoilery review and I did want to get it out sooner but I ended up going camping on Friday so I didn’t have enough time to write, edit and publish this for you all. It is out now though so yay! If you watched the movie let me know what you thought in the comments because I would loooove to know. Don’t forget to check out my last blog post and all my social media accounts linked down below 🙂

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Building Your Writing Portfolio: Tips and Ideas

Having a writing portfolio is essential when being a writer, especially when you enjoy writing in various mediums like myself. Since I like to write novels, short stories, and creative non-fiction, a writing portfolio is something I have been building up for years. If you don’t really know, a writing portfolio is a collection of work you have written (published or unpublished) that you have at hand to show to potential employers (if you are in freelance or such) or to just show off your work. Today, I will be giving some tips and ideas on building your writing portfolio to make it the best it can be and I hope you enjoy!

  • Always Add to Your Portfolio – A writing portfolio is something that should never really be finished. Over the months or years, you should be continuously adding your best work to it. This allows you to have lots of options to select from and then showcase your best pieces. This also goes for editing, you should never stop editing your pieces. You don’t have to edit them every week, but every few months give them a quick look over because you will always find new ways to improve them.
  • Choose the Pieces That Showcase You Best – Focus on pieces that really highlight you as a writer, whether that is your technique or voice, find the pieces that you love the most and seem the best to you. Don’t add something to your professional portfolio just because you wrote it, add it if you feel it has a valid reason for being in there and you think could get you somewhere in your career.
  • Use Published Pieces the Most – If you don’t have any pieces published yet, that is fine, focus on showcasing the ones you think could be published in the future. But, if you have a short story or an essay published, that should automatically get first choice to be put in your writing portfolio. That way, when someone takes a look at it and sees that it had been published before, you will automatically seem more professional and qualified in their eyes. Don’t be discouraged if your work isn’t published though!

What To Do with Your Writing Portfolio:

  • Showcase It On Your Blog or Social Media – Have a link to it somewhere on your blog or in the bio of your social media. Just have it somewhere others can reach it if they need to.
  • Use Pieces for Writing Contests/Literary Journals – Since your writing portfolio should be your most POLISHED pieces, why not put them to work and submit them for publication? If they get published, great! If not, send them to a few more places or clean it up even more. Writing contests and literary magazines are particular and selective, which is why it is important to send your pieces out to various ones because they are all looking for different things.
  • Submit Them to Scholarships – There are a lot of great writing scholarships out there if you are in school, but a lot of them require a LOT of writing samples. For example, one scholarship I am applying to in a few months asks for 8 different pieces of writing…8! That is a lot and I am still not at that number yet (although I am close). I wish I had a larger writing portfolio of pieces I am proud of because than this would be a lot easier.

 

Hamilton Book Tag

I love Hamilton and I love books so I thought it was about time I gave this tag a try. I have seen this tag done on YouTube countless times and am super excited to answer these questions with my favourite books so let’s get into it!

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THE QUESTIONS:

1. The Room Where It Happens: Book world you would put yourself in

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This is a given because while there are a lot of book worlds I would like to put myself in, the wizarding world in Harry Potter is the best option to be honest. Who wouldn’t want to live in a world of magic? Easy question.

2. The Schuyler Sisters: Underrated Female Character

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While I wouldn’t say this character is exactly underrated, I just don’t think she gets enough credit or page time as some of the others. However, I expect she will in the third and final book in this trilogy which comes out in a few months and I am VERY excited for that. The character I am talking about is Christina from The Dark Artifices trilogy by Cassandra Clare! I love Christina, her story, and her potential love interest (hehe) so much, and just wished we saw more of her as opposed to some of the other characters…

3. My Shot: A character that goes after what they want and doesn’t let anything stop them

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Gansey from The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater is on a mission to find the lost king Glendower, and has been for years. Throughout the story we learn the hardships he had gone through and how quitting sometimes seemed like the best option, yet he still searches because he knows it is what he is meant to do. He definitely goes after what he wants when it is important and won’t let anyone get in the way and I admire him for it!

4. Stay Alive: A character you wish was still alive [warn for spoilers!]

IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE INFERNAL DEVICES THEN DON’T READ THIS

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While this character’s death wasn’t abrupt but natural, something we really don’t see that much in YA fantasy, I still would really like Will Herondale to be alive! I loved him and it is terrible that Tessa and Jem have to live on without him.

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5. Burn: The most heartbreaking end to a relationship you’ve ever read [warn for spoilers!]

IF YOU HAVE NOT READ ME BEFORE YOU BY JOJO MOYES IT MIGHT BE A GOOD IDEA TO NOT READ BELOW

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I think it was pretty obvious what was going to happen by the end of this book with our two love interests, Lou and Will, but I was still NOT ready for it. There was no way of avoiding it with Will’s quadriplegia so I didn’t expect to cry but I did…a lot.

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6. You’ll Be Back: Sassiest villain

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Okay…kind of cheating because I haven’t read these books but going off the TV show, The Vampire Diaries has some of the BEST villains ever. They are so sassy and amazing and you can see their side of the story with most of the decisions they make. Katherine is the queen of villains but all the others are great as well.

7. The Reynolds Pamphlet – A book with a twist that you didn’t see coming [warn for spoilers!]

IF YOU HAVE NOT READ WE WERE LIARS THEN DON’T READ BELOW

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Oh my god. I cannot remember a book that blew me away as much as this book had. Maybe some people saw that end coming but I didn’t (maybe because I read it between the hours of 12am-3am…) and it CRUSHED me. I grew to like all the characters in this book and then to find out most of them were dead? Like what? I cried. A lot.

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8. Non-stop: A series you marathoned

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When I think about it, I haven’t actually marathoned a book series in a really long time. However, I do remember flying through the Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth and The Selection trilogy (it was a trilogy at the time) by Kiera Cass. I lived in a small town at that time with not much to do so I spent three days on each series reading the books from back to front and then immediately picking up the sequel!

9. Satisfied: Favorite book with multiple POVs

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When it comes to multiple POV I usually dislike reading in about 50% of the POVs. However, The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan follows three different perspectives and I love reading from them all. Piper, Leo and Jason are really fun to follow as are 99% of Rick Riordan’s characters, and this has been a favourite book of mine since I was really young. Just talking about it makes me want to revisit the characters, as well as the other books which have lots of amazing POVs!

10. Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story: A book/series you feel like will be remembered throughout history

 

Apart from Harry Potter, I have two answers for this: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. I have yet to read either of them yet (Children of Blood and Bone will be the next book I read once I finish my current reads!), but they have received an amazing amount of buzz. The Hate U Give deals with important topics among our society today that will not be forgotten, and Children of Blood and Bone is also something the world has needed and been waiting for. These books will be remembered throughout history and I cannot wait to give them both a read!

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