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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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My Book Is So Close To Done! 8 Month Writing Update (SW#29)

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Hai Beautiful! 8 Month Writing Update! It feels like not that long ago that I updated you on my novel in the 7-month update. Funny enough, I don’t actually remember where I was in the story when I talked about it last. Let me just check back on that post real quick! Here’s what happened in the last update…  At the end of last month, I was reaching 65,000 words We chatted about songs that were on my writing playlist I thought […]

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69k On My WIP Bby! (SW#58 ;)

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Hai Beautiful! I’m Nearly At 70k! Usually, I would give you all a huge update at the end of the month (there will still be one, a very excited one) but I want to talk about my WIP today. I also have an exam tomorrow. So there’s that to procrastinate. But I’m also mature… 😉 When I saw that I had hit 69,000 words my first thought was “oh shit! I’m nearly at 70k!” and my second thought was “hehe, 69… hehehehhe.” Can you […]

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