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What I’ve Written So Far In 2020.

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Hai Spicy Hoomans! Ah, writing… I’m writing this today because it’s a Thursday and Thursday’s mean that I participate in #TheWriteNight on Twitter. If you don’t know, #TheWriteNight is run by @TheYAPage on Twitter, which is also a writing group that meets for brunch once a month to write and chat. If I’m not mistaken, this is the first StoryTime Wednesday (but on a Thursday) for 2020. If you’re not sure what StoryTime Wednesday is on Jasper + Spice, it’s […]

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How I’ve Tracked My Reading Since 2017

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Hai Spicy Hoomans! Electronic or Hardcopy? Many people choose Goodreads and that’s super cool if you are good at maintaining a tracker. I, unlike many, am not. Instead, I like to keep a simple manual record on my phone and put data into Goodreads when I remember to. I have an android mobile so I use a Google powered application called Keep Notes. You can actually download it on any device if you have a google account, it just comes […]

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My January 2020 TBR Sucks!

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Hai Spicy Hoomans! Yeah, I said it! I have been in a reading slump all December because I’d caught the travel bug which, if you have travelled, takes up a lot of your time and energy, leaving little room for reading. Good news is, I’m back and ready to smash through my TBR;bad news, my TBR is still stuck in 2019. I couldn’t just waltz into the first month of a new year, let alone a new decade without doing […]

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BLOG TOUR: Oasis by Katya De Becerra | Spoiler Free Book Review

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Disclaimer: i received an e-arc of oasis from katya late last year. if you would like to purchase the novel, it is released on 7 jan 2020 (a day before my 21st bday :). Heyo Bookaholics! Nothing is as it seems! Before I start, I want to extend a huge thank you to Katya De Becerra for gracing me with an eARC of Oasis a couple of months ago and another huge thank you to Fantastic Flying Book Club for allowing […]

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It’s Christmas! Or Should I Say… Bookmas!?

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Heyo Bookaholics! Festive Christmas Book Tag! Christmas is today! On a Wednesday, which is my usual posting day and I had to post something! Remembering that there is a Christmas Book Tag that I actually did a couple of years back, I decided to do it again now that I have read more and broader than little ‘ol 2017 me. These questions were originally created by GirlReading on YouTube and has been done by other YouTubers. I won’t be tagging […]

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December & Yearly Wrap-Up for 2019 (because it’s already getting busy)

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Heyo Bookaholics! 1 Day Till Christmas & 7 Till 2020! I haven’t done a proper wrap-up post in a hot minute but I could never not do a yearly wrap-up. This one will be dramatic, long and full of everything that I have done this year that has been exciting and positive! I don’t want to ramble too much here. You know the deal, I talk about the books I read and purchased in the month, plus showcase the blog […]

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Why I DNFd Wearing Paper Dresses (by Anne Brinsden) – Kind of, but not really a review

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Disclaimer: the fact that This novel was sent to me by Bloomsbury publishing does not impact my review/ post/ opinion in any way shape or form. Heyo Bookaholics! Kind of, but not really a review… The cover of this novel is gorgeous! The story sounds interesting and thrilling. I love reading Aussie fiction, especially those set in the bush and from the perspective of people who’ve lived in the outback. Although, the writing style of this novel, perspective and speed […]

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Meeting Readers IRL: A Guest Post From An Author’s Perspective (SW#45)

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Heyo Bookaholics! Author Guest Post from Carolyn Denman! I wrote a post in late September this year, titled What To Say When Meeting Authors! I wrote it because I’m super awkward and my hands shake violently when I speak to people whom I admire or when I’m asking about something of which I’m scared of the answer. I don’t remember how it came about – but I believe it was after I posted the original post – author, Carolyn Denman replied to […]

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I’m Still Writing My NaNoWriMo WIP – Week 5 & 6 Update (SW#44)

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Heyo Bookaholics! There are failures, but also successes! A little reminder… I did NaNoWriMo last month again! If you are new here and haven’t seen my previous NaNoWriMo posts, you can find them linked below, just click on the header image to view the post!      Official NaNoWriMo WIP update posts will be running up until the end of the year, then periodic updates will continue as I write this novel. I love writing these as they keep me committed […]

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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare | Re-read Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! This took me a while… So I re-read the book that began my Shadowhunter obsession all those years ago in High School. Blurb When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible […]

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