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    DECEMBER RECAP // i read A LOT, booksale & igtv

    December was such a great month for me WHAT?! I mean, not with blogging? But EVERYTHING ELSE!! I read a HECK TON. And I met up with friends. Plus it was Christmas and holidays and just EVERYTHING The Dark Between Stars by Atticus Poetry {★★★★☆}: I read this in collaboration with Bargain Books and I really liked it. I’ve never read a poetry collection outside of school before, but I really wanted to see what all the fuss was about modern poetry. And I must say, I had a great time. I even tabbed and wrote in my book?? What?? Anyways, I really liked it. Definitely, want to try and read…

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    NOVEMBER RECAP // exams, my birthday and contemporaries

    Eyy look at me trying to be on time because apparently, I’m the best at creating new content… Okay so I was writing exams for basically the entirety of November, so um yeah, fun times. So I’m surprised I read anything at all. Well, I’ll stop rambling and get into what I read. The Trouble With Flying by Rachel Morgan {★★★★☆}: I really enjoyed this book. It’s set in South Africa and therefore was really relatable and just a really fun, fluffy romance. She has a few more books in the series so I’m also really excited to read those if they’re anything like this book. Click here for my…

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    OCTOBER RECAP // exams & book hype

    This is late and I’ve come to the conclusion that exams are literally the worst and source of my pain. To Kill A Kingdom by Alexandra Christo  {★★★★☆}:  I had such a great time with this delicious book. I loved the wit, and the sirens were epic. I loved the pacing of the romance and the world-building was really well done. I overall just had a great time with this book. Click here for my review! Renegades by Marissa Meyer {★★★★☆}: Wow this book. I feel like I’ve said it a million times but it’s the book I never knew I needed. I have this new adoration for superheroes. I…

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    SEPTEMBER RECAP // tests, readalongs & instagram stories

    Eyyy so look at me actually have a great month!! I actually read books and studied (??) but still high-key stressing the heck out about October… Look at me reading 5 books and reading a book off my TBR?? What’s happened to me? The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson {★★★★½}: I went on a Matson binge in August and finished the last 100 pages or so of this book so I didn’t want to add it for last month. But I really enjoyed it and is a really great summer read. I have a review on my blog so click here for more thoughts Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi {★★★★★}:…

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    AUGUST REACP // i actually read books & watched some great movies

    YAY so I actually did stuff this month but this also means we’re closer to the end of the year and I’m not prepared okay! I went to the cinema a bunch and read more than 1 book (i know wow an accomplishment!!) Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare {★★★★★}: Wow look at that I actually finally picked this up and of course, I was a mess I still am. Um, I’m going to crawl into a hole now and come out on the 3rd of December okay bye. Jk I’m not leaving but check out my hecka long spoiler-filled review here The Fault In Our Stars by John Green…

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    JULY RECAP // in which i literally did nothing (??)

    July has been extremely busy for me so I basically did nothing!! I truly don’t know what happened this month. I didn’t watch as many movies as usual, and read 1 book (i know I suck!!) and like hardly posted at all. But in my defence, I went back to school and have been super busy so… To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han {★★★★★}: This was a reread and I read it SO FAST on audiobook because the movie is coming out (so excited you don’t even know). I, of course, loved it but I did have some issues. See my full review here BOOKS I…

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    JUNE RECAP // great reads, exam results & movies galore

    So I actually had a pretty good month! I enjoyed all the books I read and watched a TON of movies plus exams ended and holidays have started (!!)   An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir {★★★★★}: Um I absolutely ADORED this book. The world is fantastic and the characters are amazing and gahhh can’t wait to read the rest of the series! Read my review here A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab {★★★★☆}: I really enjoyed this book. It took me 5ever to read which is probably why I took off a star. The magic system is really cool and I loved the characters.…

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    MAY RECAP // exams (+ stress) & basically no reading

    So half of the month has gone by and I don’t know how to feel. I’ve been inactive recently because of exams #sorry but the majority of the really difficult ones are out of the way so I’m not as stressed anymore which is a huge relief. Anyways, let’s just get into the recap. Also sorry if this is short because not much happened 🙁 The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli {★★★★½}: This book was SO ADORABLE and relatable and I had the best time reading. The characters were dorky and loveable so READ IT! I revamped my reviews a little so click here for it I honestly don’t…

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    APRIL RECAP // new theme, movies + becoming a rep

    I know I said it last time, but WHERE HAS THE YEAR GONE? I’ve got a busy two months coming up because of exams so like dreading it. SEND HELP TO A POOR GIRL PLEASE?! I’ll talk about them in a book haul but like I GOT SO MANY AWESOME AND BEAUTIFUL BOOKS omg. Like I need to read them NOW. It’s been a pretty decent reading month in terms of books I enjoyed. I didn’t read much (I’ll tell you why later) but what I did read were books that I loved.   – Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken {★★★★★}: If ya’ll didn’t know, I was on a dystopian…

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    MARCH RECAP // studying, holidays & binge reading

    Where did March go? This year is going too fast! This month has been good. As you can see by the title, I did lots of studying and my grades were wayyyyy better than I expected. Like REALLY good and I’m proud of myself. We’re also on Easter break and I’ve been reading a heck load and bombarding ya’ll with reviews. Okay, I read 5 books and 3 novellas (!!). And Goodreads tells me I’m 5 books ahead of schedule. Don’t ask me how I read more in one month when I also had to study how I read more than Jan & Feb combined. None of the books I read…