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    FEBRUARY RECAP // i hosted a readathon & binged a show… who am i??

    Okay, now it’s the time to ask where the year has gone? How is it even February?!?! I didn’t read as much as I could have but I have a reason… Anyways, let’s get into it.   The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo {★★★★☆}: I read this for a readathon I hosted at the beginning of February and I read it in a mere few hours. I loved it from the very first page. It’s such a stunning novel, so empowering and amazing. I just loved it and definitely going to read anything else Elizabeth publishes! The only reason Click here for my Goodreads review. A Thousand Perfect Notes by…

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    JANUARY RECAP // school, overwhelming stress but back on the reading game

    HOW THE FRICK IS JANUARY ALREADY OVER? WHAT EVEN! I’m trying to be on time with my recaps right now if you didn’t notice. We’ll see how long it lasts…. January was a pretty decent month. I mean, it wasn’t terrible. We had our ups and downs but you know we came out stronger (i hope) Look how many books I read!! I AM PROUD!!   Carry On by Rainbow Rowell {★★★★★}: MY HEART IS STILL NOT OVER THIS BOOK. It was my first read of the year and was of course B-R-I-L-L-I-A-N-T! Rainbow Rowell is a genius and my gay-loving heart is totally LIVING. I needed Wayward Son yesterday…

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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…