Book Club – February

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of February!

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Zodiac Signs Book Tag

Hola book blogging community! I hope you’re all doing well! I felt like having a little fun with a new book tag, and I thought about constellations and zodiac signs. I have no idea if this has been done before, apologies for not doing my research. But here I go!

RULES

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2018 Reading Challenge

So I read 48 books this year, thus failing my goodread goal of 50, haha. But I still think it’s a lot considering how much travelling I did this year. (I don’t read as much when I’m travelling.) And also, I read an incredible amount of GREAT books this year so I feel accomplished, haha.

I have a LOT of travel plans for 2018 (Greece, Montenegro, Italy, Mexico, and small trips in Canada) so I’m going to try to stay realistic with my reading goals. Continue reading “2018 Reading Challenge”

Book Club – January

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the very first book of 2018. Continue reading “Book Club – January”

Top 10 Books I Read in 2017

Hola fellow readers! I hope your year was filled with wonderful stories and amazing characters! (I know mine was!) I read a total of 48 books this year, and OH MY GOD it was torture to sit down and pick only 10 of my favorite ones because I read so many good books! (Honestly, I still have a migraine.)

Here they are: Continue reading “Top 10 Books I Read in 2017”

Book Discussion – Peter Pan

Author: J.M. Barrie

Genre: Children Literature

Pages: 217

Publisher: Puffin Classics

Synopsis

Do I really need to tell you what this book is about? Let’s just say, All children, except one, grow up.

(A.k.a one of my favourite quotes EVER.) Continue reading “Book Discussion – Peter Pan”

Top 10 Fictional Homes (Where I’d Love to Celebrate Christmas)

The countdown to Christmas has begun, so there’s no better time to do a TOP 10 of the Fictional Homes where I’d love to spend the holidays. Without further ado, here I go:

10. Beautiful Creatures, Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Remember the huge, awesome, magical mansion in which Lena lives? Yeah, I could definitely spend Christmas there. Continue reading “Top 10 Fictional Homes (Where I’d Love to Celebrate Christmas)”

Book Club – December

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of December! Continue reading “Book Club – December”

Top 10 Turtles All the Way Down Quotes

This month, I read John Green’s new novel, and oh my god I loved it so much. If you’ve read my review about it, you know just how much I’m in love with this book.

Fact: My copy is filled with post-its because all the lines in this novel are just too perfect.

So I figured it was worth doing a post of my top 10 favorite quotes in this beautiful novel. Here they are:

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Top 10 Fictional Deaths

I heard once that November is the month of the dead, and even tough I’m too lazy to check this fact on the web, I love to spread this “fact” to as may people as I can. So hello, everyone! November is the month of the dead! And for that reason my Top 10 is about Fictional Deaths!

Note 1: These are NOT characters I enjoyed seeing dying, ON THE CONTRARY.

Note 2: SPOILER ALERTS, obviously. (I’m going to do my best not to name who died, except for very popular titles that I assume everybody read.)

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Book Club – November

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of November! Continue reading “Book Club – November”

Blog Birthday – Giveaway

My blog is two years old!

Two years of sharing my travels, my favorite books, and my writing with you guys. I’ve had slumps, and I won’t pretend there weren’t moments when I wondered what was even the point of blogging, but I’m so glad I kept going.

Because you guys are amazing.

Every like and every comment always brightens up my day. So what better way to thank my awesome readers than by doing a giveaway? Continue reading “Blog Birthday – Giveaway”

One-Liner Challenge

This challenge was SO much fun to do! I want to thank the amazing Awkward Book Blogger for creating it and tagging me. Check out her blog; it’s awesome.

The idea is basically to write one-sentence summaries of some of your favourite books (well, I least I picked my favourite books) and also poke some fun at it. We don’t mean any harm to the stories (favourite books, remember?) it’s really just for fun! Continue reading “One-Liner Challenge”

Book Club – October

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

So here’s the book of October! Continue reading “Book Club – October”

Back to School Book Tag

Hello fellow readers! It’s September, and most of the people I know went back to school this month. Even though I didn’t, I felt like doing this tag just for fun. I haven’t created it, but I saw a bunch of different BTS tags online and decided to do one of them. Anyway, without further ado, here it is!

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Book Club – September

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of September! Continue reading “Book Club – September”

Holidays Book Tag

Hello, everyone! I felt like creating a book tag, so here it is.

RULES:

1. Make a post of your own in which you name a book that you would want to read for each of the holidays below. (Feel free to change the holidays if you celebrate different ones!)
2. Tag at least 5 bloggers to do it at their turn.
3. Link back to audreywritesabroad so she can see your post!
4. Have fun!

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Top 10 Book Titles – YA Fiction

Hello fellow readers! Sometimes I pick up a book only because the title pricks my curiosity. Here’s my Top 10 Book Titles in YA Realistic Fiction–I’ll be doing another one soon with YA Fantasy & Sci-fi Fiction, because I find they need another kind of titles entirely. Continue reading “Top 10 Book Titles – YA Fiction”

Book Club – August

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of August! Continue reading “Book Club – August”

Book Club – July

(Happy Canada Day!)

If you want to join, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of July! Continue reading “Book Club – July”

Top 10 Villains in Fiction

I’ll be sharing a Top 10 on the 10th day of each month, featuring a different book theme every time, and I invite you to share your thoughts or top 10 in the comments below, or in a new post of your own! (Make sure to let me know so I can see your answers.)

This month’s theme is Villains, in all kinds of fiction. Here we go! Continue reading “Top 10 Villains in Fiction”

Book Club – June

If you want to join me, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we discuss it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (Sometimes the 21st because I’m a wild and untamed procrastinator.) (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of June! Continue reading “Book Club – June”

Book Club – May

First of all, I’m sorry.

I was not doing very well in March so I just stopped blogging for a while and I skipped a monthly Book Discussion. To be honest, I didn’t think anyone would notice, but I got a few messages from you guys asking me about it, and it totally made my week. Thank you.

Really. Continue reading “Book Club – May”

Top 10 First Lines – YA Novels

I’m really excited to start this new series of posts! I’ll be sharing a Top 10 on the 10th day of each month, featuring a different book theme every time, and I invite you to share your thoughts or top 10 in the comments below, or in a new post of your own! (Make sure to let me know so I can see your answers.)

This month’s theme is First Lines, more specifically in YA books. Here we go! Continue reading “Top 10 First Lines – YA Novels”

Beauty & the Beast Book Tag

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So I was about to create a Beauty and the Beast Tag just for fun before the movie comes out, but then I searched through a few blogs and guess what, there’s already tons of them out there! And they’re way better than the one I had in mind, so even though I wasn’t tagged, I picked my fave and did it. (The creator of this tag wasn’t mentioned in the posts I read so I’m sorry I can’t link it back to their blog!)

Now the fun! Continue reading “Beauty & the Beast Book Tag”

Book Club – March

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If you want to join me, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we start sharing our impressions of it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (Sometimes the 21st because I’m a wild and untamed procrastinator.) (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of March! Continue reading “Book Club – March”

Top 5 Wednesday: Book Trends You’re Tired of

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Top Five Wednesday was created by gingerreadslainey and is now hosted by Thoughts on Tomes ! Visit the Goodreads group if you’re interested in joining! This week’s topic is:

February 8th: Book Trends You’re Tired Of

What are some things you are tired of seeing that are trends in publishing? Maybe something that pops up on a lot of covers these days, or the popularity of certain tropes in a particular genre? Let it out!

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Book Club – February

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If you want to join me, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we start sharing our impressions of it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (Sometimes the 21st because I’m a wild and untamed procrastinator.) (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.)

Now comes the time to announce the book of February! Continue reading “Book Club – February”

Book Club – January

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HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

I wish you all a wonderful year, full of travels and books. (At least, those are my plans for 2017.)

It’s a new year, but the Book Club continues.

If you want to join me, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we start sharing our impressions of it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. Continue reading “Book Club – January”

My Top 10 Books of 2016

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2016 flew by, and I unfortunately didn’t read as many books as I had hoped. On the bright side, I did read a LOT of great books, and let me tell you sitting down to pick only ten of them was no piece of cake.

Some of them I read during my online Book Club, some are sequels to series I started in 2015 (or 2016). Anyway, here they are:

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Book Discussion: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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I’m late, I’m late! I know I’m late; life is a little bit crazy lately, but I actually finished the The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian in the first days of December. It took me only two days to finish it; a great read!

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Book Club – December

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How is it December already people? Seriously, HOW?

I hope you all had a great November month, I sure had fun in New York and I can’t wait to post about it! But for now let’s focus on the matter at hand: YA BOOKS!

If you want to join me, the rules are simple: I announce the book we’ll be reading on the 1st day of each month and we start sharing our impressions of it in a new post that I’ll publish on the 20th. (Sometimes the 21st because I’m a wild and untamed procrastinator.) (If you want to make a review of the book on your blog feel free to link it in the comments on the 20th so we can all share and talk books and love life and be awesome.) (For more info, click here.) Continue reading “Book Club – December”

Book Discussion: Illuminae

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My, oh my, I was NOT ready for this.

So there’s an interstellar war, a deadly virus outbreak, a stressful countdown, a control-freak computer messing up everything, and two in-love teenagers trying to find each other back through this whole mess. That’s Illuminae, by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman. Continue reading “Book Discussion: Illuminae”