Book Review: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

“But it’s a person’s imperfections that make them perfect for someone else.”

Lola and the Boy Next Door is an utterly adorable read, grasping the realness of that fine line between friendship and romance. A retelling of that “boy next door” classic love story, our main protagonist Lola undergo’s emotional turmoil as she must choose between the man that once broke her heart and the man who may not be fit for her heart. On top of Lola’s romantic frustrations, Perkins’ novel discusses bullying, peer pressure, familial struggles and expectations, LGBTQA+ relationships, and that ultimate desire to either fit in or stand out. A fun and fast read, Lola and the Boy Next Door is a grand coming of age romance that won’t disappoint the little romantic inside of you.

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Mystery Blogger Award Number Two

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LaRonda @ Flying Paperbacks nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award, to which I’m VERY grateful for…thank you love! Flying Paperbacks is a beautiful blog…LaRonda does a phenomenal job with reviews, bookish posts, and being in touch with those in the book blogging community. It’s a very cute and minimalist style looking blog…which I am IN LOVE WITH! So please go and visit LaRonda’s blog!

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90’s Movie Book Tag

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Well, this is a PERFECT tag for me…I AM a 90’s baby after all…Spice Girls, Rugrats, and Tamagotchis anyone?

Marina, the owner of Books of Magic blog, tagged me in this FLIPPIN’ AMAZING BOOK TAG! Seriously, how do people keep coming up with such awesome tags when there are so many out there already? If you haven’t been over to Marina’s blog yet, I highly suggest you do! Her posts are both intriguing and insightful…in addition to her just being a wonderful human being! Continue reading “90’s Movie Book Tag”

Book Review: First & Then by Emma Mills

“A thousand electric cars could run on how you feel when you know that the person you like likes you back. It feels incredible. Like it shouldn’t be possible. Of all the happy coincidences to ever exist, it’s one of the happiest.”

A fast paced coming of age story, Mills’ standalone novel displays an accurate representation of the ups and downs of high school. As Devon’s rather mundane life goes a full 180 as her cousin moves in and her school life becomes more involved that she ever planned, she must learn to leave her comfort zone and see the world through more sets of eyes than just her own. A captivating story focusing on family and friendships and love, Mills’ First & Then is a fun read for a large reading demographic that’s sure to bring a smile on ones face.

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The Cliché Book Tag

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Lately…I’ve been SO proud of my blogging “ness”! Rather than trying to get a bunch done throughout the week, I’ve gone back to doing a few on the weekend and setting them for weeks later #soproud.

The freakin’ remarkable The Orangutan Librarian (sorry love…I just realized I don’t even know your name…) for tagging me in the The Cliché Book Tag. Again, I can’t begin to express how amazing this blogger is…I don’t even have to justify it…go over to the blog…proof enough RIGHT THERE! Continue reading “The Cliché Book Tag”

My Blog’s Name in Books Tag

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While I was pursuing through the WordPress Feed (which I’ve been TRYING to do more in order to read all of your lovely posts), I came across a post by Sofi at A Book. A Thought Blog. Before I begin my rant, congratulations love on the 2000 followers (#goals)!

Anyways, I saw she did the “My Name’s in Books” tag and became rather intrigued; she commented I should give it a shot…so here I am…challenge accepted!

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Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

“Is it possible for home to be a person and not a place?”

Perkins’ YA romance novel is an absolutely delightful read, capturing the essence and rawness of young love. Set in one of the most romantic places on the globe, Anna and the French Kiss follows Anna’s adventure as she uncovers the beauty of Paris while juggling love interests, new friends, school gossip, film reviews, and family trials. A fast read illustrating the excitement and trials of high school, Perkins’ coming of age story is a fun-filled read that leaves one feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.

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The Book Courtship Tag

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That awkward moment when you were tagged in something in February and you have still yet to work on it…that’s this tag ha-ha! Thank you again The Orangutan Librarian for tagging me in the The Book Courtship Tag. I probably sound like a broken record at this point, but The Orangutan Librarian’s book blog is astounding and easy to “get lost in” with all the fun posts. If you haven’t yet, please go visit the blog.

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Book Review: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

“We find things, just as we lose things. If you’ve lost your honor, you’ll find it again.”

An action packed YA fantasy novel, Young’s standalone viking inspired novel is a page turner with a number of twists and turns. Though in a fantasy setting, Young ties in an abundance of lessons for all readers to learn; from acceptance to forgiveness, Sky in the Deep is an inspirational novel that paves the way to a new outlook on fantasy literature.

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The Sunshine Blogger Award Number Four

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Wow…four times being nominated…you are all WAY too kind ha-ha. Thank you so much Norees, the owner of NoReadsTooGreat blog, for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Out of all the award tags, I think this one is my favourite; I always hope that people believe my blog spreads sunshine in the the blogging community.

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