Posts By: Bec

It’s Time for an Intervention

It’s Time for an Intervention

March 28, 2017 Discussion 40

I was innocently perusing Goodreads the other day, adding things to my shelves when I noticed something alarming. I looked at my TBR pile shelf and… well let me show you: And this is where I specify that these are books I actually own. It’s not the Goodreads “To Read” shelf where I add every book I’m slightly interested in. […]

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5 Things About Etiquette & Espionage

5 Things About Etiquette & Espionage

March 25, 2017 Review 22 ★★★½

Steampunk Gallagher Girls Gallagher Girls was one of my favourite books when I was in high school, and when I first heard of this, the whole finishing school for spies thing, I immediately thought about Gallagher Girls. Lucky for me, what I expected is what I got! The spy lessons don’t take the forefront of the plot, but they’re mentioned […]

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5 #LoveOzYA Books on my TBR

5 #LoveOzYA Books on my TBR

March 22, 2017 Discussion 26

I love celebrating the magnificent books that are produced in my country! And Australia has some fantastic authors producing brilliant novels! Unfortunately, as much as I love to talk about them, I haven’t actually┬áread all that many… One day this will change! Hopefully soon, because I have quite a few Aussie books on my TBR. Here are 5 of them. […]

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5 Things About Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

5 Things About Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

March 18, 2017 Review 24 ★★★★

It didn’t break my emotions After ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES I was kind of terrified to read this. That book broke me and had me sobbing at some ungodly late hour (FINCH FEELS). HOLDING UP THE UNIVERSE doesn’t pack anywhere near as painful a punch. It is a much more positive, uplifting novel with less pain and angst. Another important […]

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My Bookstagram Process

My Bookstagram Process

March 14, 2017 Discussion 28

At some point during last year, I really started to get into bookstagram. In that course of time I’ve come to refine my process, and I’m actually starting to be really proud of the photos I take. As the bookstagram community grows, I know a lot of people are starting to wonder HOW you bookstagram. Like blogging, there is no […]

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5 Things About Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact

5 Things About Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact

March 12, 2017 Review 4 ★★★★

Brilliant atmosphere Alison Goodman puts an insane amount of research into this series and it really pays off. The world building is amazing and creates a brilliant atmosphere. The description makes everything so vivid. More fights scenes and action Lady Helen is finally out of her parents house and free to begin Reclaimer training. Which means more action, and more […]

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5 Things About On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

5 Things About On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

March 9, 2017 Review 20 ★★★★½

My first Melina Marchetta contemporary Okay first is a lie. Technically ON THE JELLICOE ROAD is my second Marchetta contemporary because I had to read LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI in high school. Either way, I loved this as much as I loved FINNIKIN OF THE ROCK! I cannot wait to delve into more of Marchetta’s contemporary fiction, or all the other […]

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