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Writing… What’s Next? Talking about my second WIP project (SW#63)

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Hai Beautiful! Don’t stop writing! All updates on this story will be under the tag: His Diary. I’ve started writing my second WIP and I am really excited to share it with you all (even though it’s only draft one). I want to apply all my learning from my last attempt at writing a novel to this one and go on a journey where my writing grows and improves before your very eyes! Albeit, slowly, but improvement shall be seen nonetheless […]

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The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert | Semi-Spoiler Free Book Review

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Hai Beautiful! This one was special! I was sent this book by Sara (@scientificstars/ scientificstars.com) when we did an annotated book swap a while back and I have finally gotten around to reading it. Because of this, I filmed an entire reading vlog for this novel which will be posted on Saturday Aug. 8th! Blurb Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when […]

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Books Left To Read In August!

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Hai Beautiful! TBRs are slightly mandatory (hehe)! How are you? I feel like I don’t ask that enough. I’ve been trying to make these posts more personal, addressing them to you as the reader who has so kindly visited my little book nook on the internet! Today I want to make this quick little post as an update and sort of follow-up on last month’s Bi-Monthly TBR. I created the TBR last month for two reasons, (1) because I had piled […]

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I WROTE MY FIRST EVER NOVEL! 9 Month WIP Update (SW#62)

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Hai Beautiful! Today Is A Good Day! Holy sheit! I literally do not know where to start with this entire post, but I want to mention quickly that if you are not the blog-reading type, I will be posting a video all about my novel on my YouTube channel, Jasper and Spice, on Saturday! Okay, I haven’t yet filmed the video and I know! I know, I’m leaving it to the last minute but I’m hoping that the swelling in my […]

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Contemporary Book Recommendations Based on my Hand-Made Face Masks!

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Hai Beautiful! Wear your face mask! I didn’t notice how long it has been since I’ve given book recommendations… Honestly, what have I been doing on here!? Recently, I was giving book recommendations to someone at work and realised I hadn’t recommended you any books recently. So today we will be talking about four YA contemporary novels I loved, based on four of my home-made face mask designs! Red + White Spots // THE THINGS WE PROMISE by J. C. […]

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Radio Silence by Alice Oseman | Spoiler-ish Book Review

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Hai Beautiful! ♡♡♡ If there is anything I’ve gathered from reading every Alice Oseman novel to date, it is that she writes from a point of passion. Her novels are always about saving someone and rarely about romantic love. That’s what makes them perfect. Blurb: What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong? Frances has been a study machine with one goal. Nothing will stand in her way; not friends, not a guilty secret – not even […]

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Writing Withdrawals: What? Why? How? (SW#62)

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Hai Beautiful! It’s drama time!! Let’s talk about writing withdrawals. But first I want to know; Is it even a real thing?… *Does a quick Google search* In amongst the drug information pages, I found two pages. One had really helpful info (see the second article), and the other it turns out was about how to write withdrawal (and the symptoms) in your novel. As it turns out, if you place emphasis on certain syllables in the phrase ‘Writing Withdrawals’, then […]

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More About My Characters Because I Love These Girls (SW#)

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Hai Beautiful! AGH I Love These Girls!! There was a trend floating around on BookTwitter for a while and I knew I had to get into it! People are using a site https://picrew.me/image_maker/296093/ where artists make character building ‘games’ in their own art style for others to build their own OCs. Before we get into this post, I want to say that all credit for this artwork/ picrew goes to the artist whose social media links can be found here: […]

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Aurora Burning by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff | Spoilery Book Review

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Hai Beautiful! This one fell slightly short… I’m not gonna lie, I will purchase and read anything written by Amie or Jay either individually or as a collaborative duo. So even though Aurora Rising, didn’t live up to my expectations set by the Illuminae Files, there was something unique and carefree to the story that I loved it all the same. Blurb: Our heroes are back… kind of. From the bestselling co-authors of the Illuminae Files comes the second book in […]

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July/ August TBR & Video!

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Hai Beautiful! This is the best way to spend a winter in quarantine! It’s the end of June and as usual, it’s time for another TBR. Unlike usual, this time I will be making this reading list for the next two months due to the huge unpredictability of my workload for June and August. Good News Update! I started work on Monday which, after some setbacks, was the most amazing work-related news I had received all year. It’s been all from […]

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