All Booked

Hi Book Lovers!

Top Ten Tuesday is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl (go check out her TTT list!). This week’s theme was:
Top Ten Books I’ve Read in 2018 (so far).

This is easy-peasy. A lot of these are books that were big months or years ago, but hey, better late than never! Let’s go.

There is no order to these, they are just being listed as I remember them!

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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. I have not yet done a review as my best friend still has my book (which is totally fine, friend!). However, I truly loved this book.
★★★★★ (5/5)

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Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi. This was a cute middle-grade story that was full of life and in a world I forgot could be created for people to enjoy.
★★★★☆ (4/5)  — My Review

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Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult. Undoubtedly Picoult is my favorite author. I have been trying to re-read all of her books and this was the last one I read. I listened to it on audio and for the first time in this story, I cried a lot. My heart still aches over this story. I just cannot.
★★★★★ (5/5) — My Review.

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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. I recently posted my long overdue review on this. It was a re-read for me, but I loved it just as much the third time around as I did the first two.
★★★★★ (5/5) — My Review.

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A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir. Review is still coming for this one, but I greatly enjoyed the second installment of this story!
★★★★★ (5/5) — My Review to come.

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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Again, I just recently read this and have yet to post a review but it blew me away. It was crazy to read, exciting to the point I couldn’t sleep, and I loved the story and characters.
★★★★★ (5/5) — My Review to come

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Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills. This was SUPER light, a little cheesy, and yet I loved every second of this book. Review to come!
★★★★☆ (4.25/5) — My Review to come.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Yes, yes this is generically boring to post but I CANNOT HELP IT, ok? I’ve been listening to all of them on audio this year because I LOVE Jim Dale’s voice for all different characters. They had to make this list, even if they’ve made this list in the past. Sorry, not sorry.
★★★★★ (5/5) for all three.

  • What books made your list?
  • Did we have any of the same top 10s so far this year?
  • Of your top 10 – which one would you recommend first to me??

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Hi Book Lovers!

While this is slightly late, I’m still going to put it up! OwlCrate is another great subscription service for YA-themed books. I especially love their exclusive book covers and signed books. This is probably the most popular book box out there right now, but it has a reason for being one of the best!

This month’s theme was:
Summer Lovin’

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I actually love that this has a few past box references: the harry potter tote, the Heart of Iron book, the owl on the water bottle…how cute and personalized!

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Let’s start out with MY favorite part of this box which was the Mason Jar Mug with a quote that says “Book Worm and Proud”. Designed by Michelle Gray and OwlCrate. Let’s discuss. I use mason jars for everything. I use them for my food, for drinks of all kinds, and to store things. So, add any kind of mason jar and I’m game. Yes, please.

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More tea! This one is actually said to taste great hot or iced. This batch of tea was inspired by Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson and was created by Riddle’s Tea Shoppe. Hope it’s good – like I said in my Unicorn Crate Unboxing I love apple smelling things!

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A Wooden Bookmark from Ink and Wonder Designs. This was inspired by Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (which I haven’t read). It is especially thin compared to other wooden bookmarks I’ve gotten, but the colors are still beautiful and I never say no to bookmarks.

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A cactus pen from BC Mini that is too precious. One of my good friends loves all things with cactus, though, so I will probably give it to her to love and enjoy!

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All Booked. Get it? Like my blog’s name. I crack myself up. Anyway, here is a beach towel which you cannot tell from this photo is actually quite large. It’s microfiber and created, if you can’t tell, by Stella Bookish Art (who does a lot of work for many book boxes!). Love!

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The book this month was From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon. As mentioned earlier, this book is signed and has an exclusive cover different from the original. It came with a popcorn keychain and a note from the author.

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I don’t know much about the book for this month and while I always pretend to struggle liking contemporaries or cute romance-type books, I typically end up loving them, so I hope this is true for this book.

  • How did you like this OwlCrate unboxing?
  • Has anyone already read this and can offer opinions thus far?
  • What was your favorite part of this unboxing?!

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Hi Book Lovers!

It’s time for another amazing, fantastic, wonderful Unicorn Crate Unboxing. Go check out Naomi’s site. I found her book box by accident a while ago and after trying it out, have never wanted to cancel my subscription!

This month’s theme was:
Potions and Poisons

LET’S DO THIS!

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Here is the ridiculously cute Unicorn Tears Pin by Octarine Dreams. Truth: I love this. One of my favorite pins to come in a book box. I don’t know why; the color? What it says? The design? Who knows. I truly love this pin.

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“Drink Me” Tea (inspired by Alice in Wonderland) by the Simply Bookish Co. I want to try this iced – I wonder if it would be good?!

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This Poison Apple Candle by  Black Castle Candles. It was inspired by (did you already guess?) Snow White. I 100% lit this as soon as I opened this box as this is one of my favorite scents for anything (lotion, candles, soaps, etc). It made my entire kitchen smell wonderful so, yes, it is a great candle.

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“Lucy’s Healing Bath Salts” which, as you can see the ingredients here, looks wonderful. I did not open this yet as I don’t have a bath and wait to use bath-related items until I go on vacation. I’ve only ever used a plain old Epsom salt in my baths before so I’m curious how these will be!

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A Potions Master apron that was made exclusively for Unicorn Crate. It’s a pretty purple. I’m unsure yet if I’ll personally use this or give it away, but it’s still cute.

A Book of Potions and Poisons notebook with a J.K. Rowling quote on the back. This was made by Literary Emporium. It has this wonderful old-book feel to it and I’m NEVER going to turn down a notebook of any kind.

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The book of this month was Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Pérez. With it was a note from the author, a signed bookplate, and a Sweet Black Waves poster. When looking at books coming out I barely glanced over this one but since I now own it (despite going against my usual act of not reading about a book), I looked up what this was about. It is a Celtic re-telling of Tristan and Iseult. I’m truly excited! Also, the rolling hills of green in the back of this book cover photo kill me. YAS QUEEN.

  • Has anyone read this already? What are your thoughts if you have?
  • What was your favorite part of this box?

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Hi Book Lovers!

This is a spoiler review so proceed at your own risk if you haven’t read the story yet!

I’d apologize for being MIA recently, but honestly, life happens and sometimes that is more important than typing up a blog. Still, I’ve been reading a ton and have quite a few books I wanted to sit down and chat about. It just so happens this one is not only super hyped again right now, but that I’m also super excited to talk about all that is held between the pages of this book!

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An Ember in the Ashes
By: Sabaa Tahir
Pages: 446
Genre: YA Fiction
Rating: ★★★★★ (5/5)

 

Book Synopsis:

Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loves ones and the destruction of all they hold dear.

It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire’s impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They’ve seen what happens to those who do.

But when Laia’s brother is arrested for treason, Laia is forced to make a decision. In exchange for help from rebels who promise to rescue her brother, she will rish her life to spy for them from within the Empire’s greatest military academy.

There, Laia meets Elias, the school’s finest soldier – and, secretly, its most unwilling. Elias wants only to be free of the tyranny he’s being trained to enforce. He and Laia will soon realize that their destinies are intertwined – and that their choices will change the fate of the Empire itself.

 

Favorite Quotes:

“Fear is only your enemy if you allow it to be.”

“I don’t need to believe in the supernatural, now when there’s worse that roams the night.”

“Safety is an illusion never to trust.”

 

 

My Review:

First, can we talk about how poorly the book’s description does to this story? Personal opinion, obviously, but after reading the story several times it seems so bland in comparison to what lies ahead for Laia and Elias.

Let’s start with our characters.

Laia – I see so many reviews of people who absolutely adore Laia for her strength in this book. While I can understand this affection for her, I actually don’t agree with it here. Sure, she does grow a lot, but admittedly, I find her a bit on the cowardly side for the first part of this story. Granted, her situation is bleak, but I still found myself wishing I could urge her on to do certain things or stop her from doing others I didn’t understand. Regardless, I do love her character development over the story and find she’s got a large, tender heart and a will to survive.

Elias – is a character that is easy to love. He is masked (literally) as a cold, tough soldier, yet yearns to be free and love without restraint. What isn’t to love about him? I enjoyed watching his tenderness come out as the story went on and found his relationship dynamic with so many different people to be an interesting part of his journey. I always wanted to see what he would say or do next with a character, especially Helene.

Helene – I actually do not really enjoy her much in this book. Perhaps it really is the way she is presented at being the Mask she was made into? Whatever it is, she always irks me in this book, although I do enjoy her interactions with Elias. Also, I forgot about her power until I re-read this and I did enjoy seeing her rare tender moments in healing – especially with Laia which was highly unexpected.

As for everyone else, need I say much about the Commandment? She’s a sociopath. Keenan irritates me to no end and I don’t understand his point in most of the story. I really enjoyed our short interactions with Spiro Teluman. Cain and the other Augers are…interesting. Lastly, the Cook and Izzi are lovely.

The story itself is somewhat brutal, scary, and intriguing all the same. I truly enjoy Tahir’s writing: it doesn’t move too fast nor does it move too slow. I always get enough information to know what is going on, the details seem to be in the most appropriate places, and her way of getting us to love her world and these characters appeals to me so greatly. I devour her work so quickly when I pick up these books. Despite not being the biggest fan of torturous scenes, I still appreciate the way the story doesn’t shy from the brutality of this world and its comparison to the Rome-like world of our own.

My favorite part of this story was the scheming at the end that, upon my first read, I never expected and it was actually a surprise for me. I enjoyed the fierceness of characters to push through in tough times and even dare hope for a better future.

Every time I pick this story up I cannot put it down until I finish as quickly as possible (this one was also good on audio). The world, the story, the characters, and everything in between makes this story worth it again and again.

So, tell me. Are you one of the many who have read this book?
Did you enjoy it?
Did you not?
What was YOUR favorite part?
Who is YOUR favorite character?

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Hi Book Lovers!

Whether or not you believe it, it’s that time once more to discuss all the books I had no need to add to my collection, yet all the books I feel no shame in adding to my collection. Do you know what I mean??


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» Catching Stars by Cayla Keenan (OwlCrate unboxing)
» The Diviners by Libba Bray
» The Secret Holocaust Diaries by Nonna Bannister
» Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (OwlCrate unboxing)
» Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (Shelflove Crate Unboxing)
» The Nazi Doctors by Robert Jay Lifton
» Furyborn by Claire Legrand (Unicorn Crate Unboxing)
» The Last Namsara by Kristin Ciccarelli (e-book)
» Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody (e-book)

While I don’t usually feel the need to explain too much about the books I got – I’m sure it may look weird that I tend to get books centered around Nazis, the Holocaust, Hitler, and WWII. It’s what I am focusing on for school and everything about these events I’m drawn to and feel the need to learn more about. When I see a book like The Nazi Doctors or about the Holocaust I have a very hard time not bringing them home (so usually I just buy them and bring them home).

  • Did any of these books make your haul for the month?
  • Have you read any of these so far – thoughts?!

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Hi Book Lovers!

Time for one of my absolutely favorite boxes: Shelflove! If you haven’t already checked out this service, do it! Love these boxes and they make my heart so full.

May’s Theme is:
Written in the Stars


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Spoiler Card / Pamphlet


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Starry Fairy Lights which are cute though have thus far gotten pretty tangled as I tried to set them up for a picture. They require batteries which is nice / not nice all at once. Still, I’m obsessed with stars and have many of them on my own body so I love!


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Next was this Stardust Bath Crumble which I’ve never seen before. I assume it is similar to a bathbomb but just the crumbled version? Has anyone used something like this before? Made by Behind The Pages Store, I’ll still keep it safe until I go somewhere with a bath!


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Then there was this Rattle the Stars candle which was inspired by Throne of Glass. Dania, the curator of Shelflove Crate, asked Novelly Yours to create a scent that would smell like one was standing under the stars. It’s beautiful and smells wonderful.


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Next was this Maya Pocket Mirror made by Diana D Worak. This was inspired by The Star-Touched Queen. I don’t really use mirrors often so I will probably give this to someone who will use it more than I will – but it’s still super cute!


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Now is the biggest item in the box – a pillowcase with a quote from Neil Gamain. The colors are completely stunning on this pillowcase, and the quote is fantastic. Two thumbs up from this gal! Made by Ink and Wonder Designs.


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Next were, from left to right, the 4th card in the Shelflove Crate exclusive Lunar Chronicles trading cards. Then a Shelflove crate sticker of a bookcase (super cute!). Lastly a bookmark to add to all my other bookmarks!


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The book of the month was Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne. Like most books in the Shelflove Crate, it came with a signed plate that I added already to the book. The cover is SO PRETTY I cannot get over this. I do not know anything about this book but feel free to look it up if you’re interested (I don’t like reading synopsis before reading a book…sorry not sorry).


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Overall a very purple, fun box. I love the pillowcase and am excited to read this book one day!

  • What was your favorite item from this box?
  • Have you read Brightly Burning yet?!
  • Has anyone used ‘bath crumble’ before??

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Hi Bookish Fans!

It’s time to go through another unboxing! Unicorn Crate is curated by the sweetest lady and when I first found her boxes I was highly intrigued. I’ve never been disappointed and love the little personal things she does to her boxes!

May’s theme was:
Tournaments & Trials


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First is the spoiler card with this beautiful artwork!


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Next is this Gillyweed Necklace. How cuteeee!!!! It’s made by Simona Sewing Works! I checked out her website and it’s got a lot of “potion-y” things which I’m all about.


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Then there is a candle inspired by A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi. Made by Amy at Spidey Scents Candles. Another great page of themed candles. I have been burning through my book box candles often and was almost running low so I’m glad to have another one that smells wonderful!


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Next is this Reading with Unicorns tote which is a big, fat yes! This custom art was made by Sieskja. Bring on the totes. All the totes. I use them all!


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A patch with a J.K. Rowling quote! This is a quote from Goblet of Fire. ❤ Be still my beating heart. This would actually be great on the back of one of my totes.


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Then there are these vinyl decals inspired by Red Rising. These were made by Justin – check out his etsy page. Haven’t read this series but I hear about it in the book community quite often.


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An absolutely gorgeous magnetic bookmark inspired by ACOWAR. The packaging it came in and the bookmark itself are completely beautiful. Made by Amber – check out her etsy page which has a ton of really wonderful pieces (check out the Illuminae quoted items or the Ursula bookmark…AHH!).


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Unicorn bookmark!


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A grocery list notepad based on the Hunger Games. I LOVE LISTS and notebooks/pads so I already began using this. No regrets.


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The book for this month was Furyborn by Claire Legrand. I actually squealed when I pulled this out. Honest. This is actually one of the books I’ve been most excited for since the start of the year so I couldn’t believe I actually got it in a box. I had hoped OwlCrate would have jumped on this one but I’m glad they didn’t so I have a variety of books from different companies this month. YAY! Comes with a signed plate and a note from the author. Also, the cover is STUNNING in your hands. Stunning.


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This box had a lot of cute things in it and I was SO pleased with the book choice for this month. Also, the curator at Unicorn Crate is just a wonderful, sweet person and I love her passion and love of making boxes with unicorn touches in them.

  • What did you think of this box?
  • Are you subscribed to this service; if so do you like it?
  • Is anyone else as freaking excited for Furyborn as I am?! Anyone!?!!?!?!?

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Hi Bookish Fans!

The past few TTT I haven’t been super interested to participate in so I was happy to see this Top Ten idea. That Artsy Reader Girl hosts Top Ten Tuesday on her page, so if you haven’t checked that out yet you clearly should!

This week is:
Bookish Worlds I’d Want to Live In


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1. The Wizarding World from Harry Potters. Let’s be honest – did ANYONE think this wouldn’t be on most people’s list? It’s almost a given for SO many reasons. I care not to explain them all this TTT. You know. You all know.


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2. Sookie Stackhouse’s world. I have NO shame in admitting this despite the series being a guilty pleasure and sometimes cheesy, I love this world. It’s like ours but full of various beings that I’ve always loved reading about.


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3. Such a unique, colorful, extraordinary place to explore that I wouldn’t mind stepping into for a time.


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4. I mean.


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5. An anarchy-run world with superheros, villains, and no true understanding of the line between them? Yup.


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6. You had me at “space”.


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7. While not my favorite book, there is no denying the beauty and charm of the circus. To live in that, seemingly untouched from the surrounding world, is superbly appealing.


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8. Minus being in a massive war, the rest of this and the stories from LOTR I’m all about. Elves especially!


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9. While this might be hectic and crazy, exploring all that is involved here would bemagically exceptional.


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10. Only if I can turn into an animal, though. Can I make that call? Oh well, I am.


  • What worlds would you like (or not like) to live in?

 

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Hi Bookish Fans!

Since I’ve been MIA regarding reading/reviews and what not I wanted to stay active and thought a book tag would be fun! After browsing a variety of tags I came across one by Books By Dano who took the idea from Booktube. Her page is beautiful – go check it out and hopefully you’ll join the tag, too!



Question 1
Do you remember how you developed a love of reading?
Surprisingly, yes. As a disclaimer, I’m pretty ancient (not really, I just enjoy being dramatic about it). Back in the day my mom was overly eager to get me into the world of books and bought Hooked on Phonics (the nice big cassette tape version). I learned to read around 3/4 years old and truly couldn’t stop after that. I even remember trying to teach my brother every night before bed when I was 8-10 because I loved it so much (and also enjoyed trying to scare him with Goosebumps stories).

Question 2 Where do you usually read?
I truly enjoy reading on the couch the most. I see people talk about the variety of places they enjoy reading and I attempt many places to see if I’d enjoy them. But, at the end of the day it isn’t in bed, a bath, or at a coffee shop. I just enjoy sitting on my couch surrounded by my fur children to read a book!

Question 3Do you prefer to read one book at a time or several at once?
Several. I either read/listen to 3-5 at a time or I don’t read/listen to anything at all. I think because I become so emotionally invested in a story that I like to take a break and go in a different direction. Therefore I read a variety of genres/stories at the same time to sift through my emotional instability with books.

Question 4 What is your favourite genre?
Historical fiction. Or, historical non-fiction. I am going after a World History degree simply because of my love for history. So, when I find a fictional or non-fiction book about history I am eager to consume it as quickly as I can.

Question 5 – What genre will you not read?
At this time in my life there isn’t anything I will NOT read. However, I do not actively pick up romance, biography, or self-help books. I have very little interest in doing so, though I’ve gone through phases where I enjoy one of these genres immensely.

Question 6 – Do you have a favourite book?
Maybe this is taboo to mention a “favorite” book among the millions circulating the world. But, yes, I do. It bounces back and forth between House Rules by Jodi Picoult and Second Glance by Jodi Picoult. I re-read both of them almost every year and they never bore me and I find new things to love about them every time I read them. #sorrynotsorry

Question 7 – What is the worst book you have ever read?
Truthfully I don’t know. Maybe this makes me a lame critical reader, but I don’t know if I have an “overall” least favorite book. More recently, though, I have to say I have been despising the Red Queen series. I read the first three and after a lot of reflection time on them I grow to dislike it more and more.

Question 8 – What is the biggest book you have ever read?
Hmm, I tried to find this on Goodreads but I don’t know if it’s the most accurate. I’m going to go with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix at 870 pages for now.

Question 9 – What is the last book you brought?
Another copy of Second Glance by Jodi Picoult. I’m not one to enjoy multiples of books but my favorite books I’m happy to own a variety of covers. It’ll be in my May Book Haul once I get around to that!

Question 10 – Which do you prefer: Library books or buying books?
Buying books. Eeeps. Being surrounded by books makes me happier than a lot of things so owning them permanently brings me more joy than borrowing books.

Question 11 – What are you reading now?
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir, The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston, and I want to pick up another re-read though I haven’t decided which one yet.

Question 12 – What are the disadvantages of being a book lover?
Well, first, is not having the funds to buy every book you’ve ever wanted. Second, not having enough space to put them all! I need another bookshelf or two at the moment but in my current living space I don’t have the room to add more. Also, not having enough bookish friends in my everyday life to talk to about books. Lastly, not having the time to read all the amazing stories out there!


I love reading other people’s tags and what their opinions are especially surrounding books. Feel free to do this one if it interests you and I’d love to read what you have to say.
Thanks for tuning in this round!

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Hi Bookish Fans!

I was trying to figure out why it felt like ages since my last book unboxing (or post on here at all). A lot of exciting personal things have happened over the last month but I’m excited to get back on track for reading and writing. Let’s talk about May’s OwlCrate!

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Hi Bookish Fans!

I did worse than ever in April at avoiding buying books. In fact, let’s talk about this – many people have some sort of weakness when it comes to being stressed: some people eat chocolate, some drink with their friends, and some of us (me) buy books. So…that’s where we are. No take-backs. Sorry.

 

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  • The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
  • A Midsummer Night #nofilter by William Shakespeare & Brett Wright
  • On the Fence by Kasie West
  • Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
  • The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
  • The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff
  • Ruin by John Gwynne
  • Still Me by Jojo Moyes
  • Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • Suitors and Sabotage by Cindy Anstey
  • Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake
  • Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

I regret nothing.

  • Which of these have you read or not yet read?
  • I want to get into the Sanderson hype – what do you think?
  • What books did you get in April?

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Hi Bookish Fans!

TIME FOR MY FAVORITE BOOK UNBOXING WOO HOOOOOOO.

This month’s theme was:
Magical Manipulators

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20180425_180244247812695529425807.jpg–> Aelin & Rowan Tote Bag <–
Made by Morgana Anagrom. This is inspired by Throne of Glass (which is another loved series I have not owned or read yet). What I enjoy about this tote is that it is very long shaped instead of wider. SO MUCH USE IS POSSIBLE HERE.

20180425_1803225044494285782174636.jpg–> Rebel of the Sands Sleep Mask <–
Made by KDP Letters. This is inspired by Amani from Rebel of the Sands (never even heard of this before). Still, this is a really cool design and I think the lettering is wonderful – I’d love to see this work on other things, too!

20180425_1803452150749976849431861.jpg–> Six of Crows Woodmark <–
Made by Ink and Wonder Designs. I adore wooden bookmarks. Plus, I’ve said this before but it still rings true, I love bookmarks period. One of my absolutely favorite things to “collect” for bookish things. Also, their website has…well, you can get lost for a hefty moment on their webpage looking at the beautiful designs.

20180425_180408485874891407047827.jpg–> Quen Levana Trading Card <–
Part of the unique series of trading cards Shelflove Crate has been doing. They are great for bookmarks, too. Ha!

20180425_1804484145951991154459817.jpg–> ROAR Coaster <–
Made by @LoveYourMoreStudio. What I loved about this is that with this coaster they also included a non-alcoholic drink to pair with it that features pineapple, orange and lemon juice. Might want to give it a try just for kicks!

20180425_1805149014804002914875309.jpg20180425_1805242688462864282222915.jpg–> Spirit Gem Soap <–
Made by Willow and Honey. It’s packaged pretty tight and I did not open it up so I’m unsure if it smells super great or not. There were designs based on the elements – clearly mine is around fire.

20180425_1805475532892687600112190.jpg–> Postcard / Art Print <–
This picture does not do this art print justice. This is honestly my favorite art print ever sent by a book box company before. It is gorgeous and I absolutely adore this so very much.

20180425_1806127962603301029851384.jpg–> Bookmark with Spoiler Card Picture <–

20180425_1806414515383315149577383.jpg–> Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian <–
I am SO EXCITED FOR THIS. Since last year I have been looking forward to reading this and I actually am surprised it came in this box (or any box at all!). I’m super thrilled this was the book of the month and I cannot wait to read this!!

20180425_1807015341537101767459877.jpg–> Signed Bookplate <–

  • Does anyone else receive this book box? Do you enjoy it? (I LOVEEEE IT)
  • What is your favorite part of the box?
  • What do you think of Ash Princess: have you read it, do you want to read it, etc?

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