the woman who would be king by kara cooney

“How does one categorize a female leader who does not follow the expected course of disaster and shame, one who instead puts everything to rights in the end, in a way so perfect that her masculine beneficiaries just sweep her victories under the rug and ignore her forever?… Female rulers are often implicitly branded as […]

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ways to start saving up for summer holidays

You’re sitting in your bed, your couch, or at your desk, perhaps somewhere else, bundled up in sweaters and thick scarves, thinking to yourself ‘how am I going to survive until summer?‘. With your New Year’s resolutions still in mind, whether or not you have this one particular thing on your list, even though im […]

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haul & current obsession

Lets talk about the lack of book hauls I’ve done these past few months. Oh, you haven’t noticed? Well, son, I haven’t hauled a single book in 3 months, until now. Which is shocking even for me. And boy do I have quite the haul for you! So let’s start with a little story time, […]

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the heretic queen by michelle moran

“If the gods cannot recognize your names,” she warned, “they will never hear your prayers.” First, I wanna say I’m sorry for the long hiatus and for the long wait because I’ve been hyping this review up on my Instagram for too long, despite putting it off as well and pushing it away further and […]

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the fishermen by chigozie obioma

“That story, as all good stories, planted a seed in my soul and never left me.” Sometimes I like to change from my usual Young Adult reads and switch to something else. In this case, I was in a dreading reading slump, and I needed something different to get me into my reading routine after […]

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a/w tbr

If you follow me on social media, whether it’s Twitter or Instagram, you’ll know the reason I’m inactive on here is due to the stressful existence that is university. Yes, I’m actually dying whilst typing this, please send help. Anyway, I did ask what kind of posts you guys would like to read next, and […]

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and i darken by kiersten white (the conquerers saga, #1)

“They are less than the mud. You do not get angry at the mud for clinging to your shoe. You wipe it off and never look at it again.” Raise your hand if you’re a big fan of historical fiction! I see myself as one, too. Theres something about the genre that really sucks me […]

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horrifying halloween recommendations

If you’re anything like me, living in a country that doesn’t celebrate or party on Halloween, but rather keep decorations up, you might be sitting there wondering how to kill time at the end of October. So I thought why not come up with a list of horror books for you guys to read? I […]

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how i annotate and tab books

Can you tell im on a blogging roll lately? Knock on wood.  I’ve seen a lot of people being skeptical on whether to start annotating or tabbing books, and what the difference between the two things are, as well as why they should adapt to it. I recently started tabbing and annotating books, as well […]

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bookish pet peeves

For a while I’ve been thinking about making a bookish pet peeves post. Or we can call it unpopular opinions, depending on whose reading it? I dont know, I just had a couple of thoughts on books I wanted to address, not necessarily on Twitter or Instagram, so I thought I’d just do it as […]

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