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A Hufflepuff Does The OWLs Magical Readathon! TBR Post + YouTube Video!

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Hai Potterheads! I know you all stan Harry Potter. Don’t lie to me. For the past two years, I’ve seen this thing called the O.W.Ls Readathon or Magical Readathon floating around on the world of Bookish Social Media and I was always super confused but also really intrigued by it. Last year, I was so close to joining in on the fun but I got really busy over April with uni and had so little time to read that I […]

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Books Recs For When Your TBR Is Looking Thicc.

book recs for when your tbr is looking thicc - Books Recs For When Your TBR Is Looking Thicc.

Hai Bookaholics! I see you’re avoiding your TBR… Looking for another book to read instead? I know many of you are in self-isolation/ social-distancing/ physical-distancing or whatever else you’re choosing to call it and there is either is too many on your bookshelf to read, or not enough. Never fear! I’ve made a list of 5 books by Australian authors to support the locals, based on what you’re feeling at the time. Please let me know if you liked this […]

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Ghosts of The Shadow Market by Cassandra Clare | Spoiler Free Book Review

Ghosts of The Shadow Market By Cassandra Clare Spoiler Free Book Review - Ghosts of The Shadow Market by Cassandra Clare | Spoiler Free Book Review

Hai Beautiful Hoomans! Did I finish this book or did it finish me? I didn’t think the ending of this novel would hit me as it did. All I’m saying is that I am so glad the next series goes back in time because I am far too fragile to deal with my faves being in pain again. Goodreads Blurb: The Shadow Market is a meeting point for faeries, werewolves, warlocks and vampires. There the Downworlders buy and sell magical […]

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Online Book Launches Happening NEXT WEEK on Instagram Live!

Digital Book Launches Hosted by TheYARoom On Instagram Live - Online Book Launches Happening NEXT WEEK on Instagram Live!

Hai Bookaholics! Continuing the theme of all posts this week being a day late. This post is thanks to the amazing work of @TheYARoom who have been working so hard to unite the book community online when it has been impossible for us to unite in person. After news of the cancellation of both Astrid Scholte and Katya DeBecerra’s Melbourne book launches being cancelled, a lot of us are disappointed but understand why these events had to be called off. […]

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Finally, A Writing Update! 4.5 Months Into Draft 1 (SW#49)

Writing Update Finally 4 and a half months later 2020 SW Header - Finally, A Writing Update! 4.5 Months Into Draft 1 (SW#49)

Hello Beautiful, I did the writing today! Ever since NaNoWriMo 2019, I’ve been keeping you posted on my writing progress in various blog posts which can be found at this link or by searching the NaNoWriMo 2019 tag on this site! The last ‘official’ writing update on here was What I’ve Written So Far In 2020, which was posted on Jan 31st. I speak about what writing I’d accomplished in January, which due to a holiday, catching up on 2019 things and […]

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Euphoria Kids by Alison Evans | Spoiler-Free Book Review

Euphoria Kids by Alison Evans Spoiler Free Book Review - Euphoria Kids by Alison Evans | Spoiler-Free Book Review

Hello Beautiful Hoomans. A novel that lives up to its name! A ‘lil note: I read Euphoria Kids immediately after I finished Wintergirls and let me say, the positive feelings that reading this book gave me was enough to kill off any horrible/ negative thoughts that the previous novel brought back. Blurb: Ever since the witch cursed Babs, she turns invisible sometimes. She has her mum and her dog, but teachers and classmates barely notice her. Then, one day, Iris […]

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Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson | Spoiler-Free Book Review/ Talk (TW:ED)

Wintergirls Semi Spoiler Book Review - Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson | Spoiler-Free Book Review/ Talk (TW:ED)

Hai! There is a trigger warning attached to this post. If you don’t want to read about Eating Disorders (ED) or if you find the mere mention of the topic triggering, please go check out another post. You can find so many other reviews on Jasper + Spice here. I’m not sure how to intro this, so I’m going to just dive straight into the review. Enjoy. Blurb:  “Dead girl walking,” the boys say in the halls. “Tell us your […]

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I made my OCs in the Sims4 (SW#48)

I Made My OCs Original Characters in The Sims4 2020 SW Header - I made my OCs in the Sims4 (SW#48)

Happy Wednesday! (what to put here?) I am once again procrastinating writing this WIP, but in my defence, I did write 4,000 words last week, bringing the total up to 34,000 words! If you want to know about this WIP, there are heaps of posts in the NaNoWriMo 2019 tag dating back to November 1st, where you can read all about the story and its progress. Side note: OC = Original Character. Did I buy the Sims4 so I could […]

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March TBR, because I finished my Jan TBR!

March TBR because I finished my Jan TBR Blog Header 2020 - March TBR, because I finished my Jan TBR!

Hai Spicy Hoomans! Yes, I said Jan TBR. I’m a slow reader. Since I left for Korea at the end of November 2019, till the end of January 2020 I read a total of 2.2 novels. I DNF’d a novel too (hence the .2) which made it a truly sad two months when it came to reading. Because of this, I didn’t make a TBR for February. Instead, in Feb I completed my January 2020 TBR, which was really just […]

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Vengeance Blooms Author, Chloe Hodge Answers My Burning Questions About Her First Novel!!! (SPOILERS)

Vengeance Blooms Author Chloe Hodge Answers My Burning Questions About Her First Novel SPOILERS - Vengeance Blooms Author, Chloe Hodge Answers My Burning Questions About Her First Novel!!! (SPOILERS)

Hai Spicy Hoomans! Ever wanted to know more about the book you just read? All three posts have been made possible by the wonderfully lovely Chloe Hodge who’s kindness over social media started it all. Her amazing novel Vengeance Blooms, which I reviewed on Monday kick-started my list of questions and Chloe was kind enough to answer them all. You can read the first set of questions which I posted on Wednesday revolving around Self-Publishing and Editing. The questions in this […]

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