Posts Tagged: reading

5 Girls that Embody Brains over Brawn

5 Girls that Embody Brains over Brawn

December 21, 2017 Discussion, Recommendations 16

As much as I love reading about kick-ass girls in fantasy novels, sometimes I just wish they were a little more like me: uncoordinated, clumsy, and with absolutely zero upper body strength. If I had to live in the world they do, I’d probably die… Probably, if it weren’t for my wits. It’s so exciting when I do come across a […]

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How I Read 50+ Books a Year in Vet School

How I Read 50+ Books a Year in Vet School

November 18, 2017 Discussion, Tutorial 19

Now that I’ve come out on the other side of the stress filled horror of vet school, I’ve realised it that it’s a pretty decent achievement to keep up with my reading goals of 50 books a year. Clearly this means I’m some sort of expert and completely qualified to enforce my tips on to you. Without further adieu, I […]

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5 Books I Desperately Want to be Video Games

5 Books I Desperately Want to be Video Games

November 14, 2017 Discussion, Recommendations 14

This year my sister bought a PS4 and my game consumption has increased immensely. As a result, I’ve gained a new appreciation for this visual mode for story telling. It’s made me start thinking of all the stories I’ve read that I’d love to play through just to immerse myself in the world and story more! The Nevernight Chronicles The first […]

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The Meaning in the Stars

The Meaning in the Stars

April 18, 2017 Discussion 22

Despite being a scale of 1-5, star rating don’t always mean the same things to different people. It is a subjective scale, and we all have our own reasons behind what we rate and why. The variation can sometimes be quite dramatic. Goodreads provides a guid for the stars, but tbh I don’t really agree with all of it. My […]

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5 of my Favourite Bookmarks

5 of my Favourite Bookmarks

April 15, 2017 Discussion 22

If you’re a bookworm, you’re highly likely to have an incredibly large collection of bookmarks! Some are gifts, some you buy, and some come with book purchases. I know I’ve probably lost more than I’ve bought! Though they don’t take much effort to collect, I do love looking at all the pretty bookmarks that make their way into my books. Here […]

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The Origin Story of Bec the Bookworm

The Origin Story of Bec the Bookworm

April 9, 2017 Discussion 18

Once upon a time, Bec was a little girl who loved playing with horse toys, running around pretending to be a horse, and dreamed of riding horses into the sunset. She always enjoyed a good story, and was also at the top of the class for reading and comprehension. It wasn’t until late primary school, however, when her best friend […]

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5 Things About Etiquette & Espionage

5 Things About Etiquette & Espionage

March 25, 2017 Review 24 ★★★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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