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The Truth About Writing On Holidays – NaNoWriMo Week 4 Update

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Heyo Bookaholics! Truth is, it’s hard. A little reminder… I’m doing NaNoWriMo this 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!      The Truth About Writing On Holidays. Look, it’s good to be optimistic. I live my life as an extreme optimist but that often times backfires. Sometimes we realistically cannot do everything we plan to, even if we […]

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Books I Brought To Korea (Physical & Kindle): Will I Read Them??

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Heyo Bookaholics! Will I read them all? Physical Books The physical books I brought along are Frankly In Love by David Yoon (for the photos) and Vengeance Blooms by Chloe Hodge. Kindle/ Audiobooks I also aim to finish my re-read of City of Bones by Cassandra Clare on both audiobook and Kindle, as well as Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson as it is one of my most anticipated reads ever since I found out about it. I’ve nearly finished City of Bones, although I haven’t […]

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Seoul, South Korea: First Impressions from an Aussie

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Heyo Bookaholics! This is kinda like a review? Seoul has been amazing so far and day two is just coming to a close as I write this. We landed around 11:15 Korea time and took the train to our hotel from the airport. On the trip, we were able to look out at the farmlands and watch as the scenery changed from rice farms to the big city of Seoul. Seoul is beautiful and I will say it every chance […]

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Odyssey Literary Festival (& Vlog!)

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Heyo Bookaholics! A perfect panel of authors, jaffles and best friends! I’ve been taking every opportunity possible to catch up with my friends and the Tuesday that this literary festival fell on was perfect! The Odyssey Literary Festival 2019: Raze / Rekindle was held at The Capitol, Melbourne and had seven events, of which I only went to one. Reads Like Teen Spirit: Writing Readers Through Trying Times was the event I attended with Lucie (@whatlucieisreading) and Sarah (@theyaroom) where […]

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Darkdawn Melbourne Book Launch!

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Heyo Bookaholics! “So we all know that Mia dies, it is written on page 1…” – C.S.Pacat “Paragraph 3.” – Jay Kristoff “…of Nevernight.” – C.S.Pacat Last night was the launch of Jay Kristoff’s latest novel Darkdawn which is the third and final book in the Nevernight Chronicles. The event was held at Dymocks Melbourne and moderated by C. S. Pacat, the author of the Captive Prince trilogy. C.S. Pacat asked some wonderful questions which had Jay talking for a […]

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The Surprising Power Of A Book Club!

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Heyo Bookaholics! I love my friends! In honour of the recent release of The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wei Chim, I am creating this post to discuss my appreciation for dumplings and my friends, especially over the past three days. This weekend (inclusive of Friday) has been an amazing one. I have seen my friends three days in a row and my productivity has been insane! Friday 16th August (Dinner) The YA Room (@theyaroom on Twitter & […]

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TheYAPage Writer’s Meet #7

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Heyo Bookaholics! I actually got writing done *pat’s self on the back*! It’s that time of the month again where the crew gets together for brunch at Mr. Tulk in the CBD and try to write as many words as we can! I think I managed almost 500 words which is a nice round number to end the week on. My Morning… I finished my placement yesterday and was having a smol sleep in so I didn’t set an alarm, […]

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Writer’s Group Meet #4 @TheYAPage

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Heyo Bookaholics! The best day of every month! I haven’t had much time to write recently and to top it all off, I’ve been stuck at a single roadblock in my story. That was until Friday afternoon! Friday afternoon I somehow managed to fully outline my novel #REALISE, and on Saturday morning while I waited fifteen minutes for the train, I finalised my first chapter! This is super exciting for me as I’ve been struggling so hard to perfect the […]

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Four Dead Queens Melbourne Book Launch!

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Heyo Bookaholics! Not Just Another Melbourne Book Launch! On Thursday (the 28th of March), Astrid Scholte’s first novel, Four Dead Queens, was officially launched at Readings Bookstore in Carlton. The event was hosted by the amazing Amie Kaufman. The Interview As an experienced book event host, Amie has a unique way in which she conducts interviews. She will do all the introductions, and tell the audience to think of questions to ask the author she’s interviewing. Then she does a […]

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Underdog Book Launch! The Most Down To Earth Book Event <3

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Heyo Bookaholics! The Most Down-To-Earth Book Event Ever! On Friday the 15th of March I attended the book launch for Underdog, a #LoveOzYA anthology of short stories based on what it is like to be an Australian. The novel is named after the new publishing company of the same name, started by the book’s editor Tobias Madden. The event was held at Dymocks books on Collins St. in Melbourne’s CBD. It is the biggest Dymocks – and probably the biggest book store […]

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