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The Last TBR For 2019!

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Heyo Bookaholics! December TBR! December has hit and hit us hard. Seoul transitioned quickly into winter, the temperature dropping from a mild 10 degrees Celcius to a blistering -4 and snow which was epic to see falling from the sky. Melbourne weather seems to have not adjusted so well to the change (as it does) and isn’t going to treat its citizens to a Summer for another week. I’m not going to say I wasn’t prepared. Everyone is always shocked […]

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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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Week 3 NaNoWriMo Update & Changes I’ve Made To My Tracker

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Heyo Bookaholics! These updates are so much fun! 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! Changes To My Tracker: I don’t use the NaNoWriMo tracker because I don’t like it. Also, I live for this website called Pacemaker.press which is literally the best writing tracker on the internet. So recently I’ve made changes […]

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Are Wacky Themes Only Reserves For Middle-Grade Novels? (SW#43)

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Heyo Bookaholics! Why. So. Serious? This is not officially part of my NaNoWriMo 2019 series of posts, but I had this idea when I was plotting the outline for my NaNoWriMo WIP and I needed to discuss it. I was stuck, you see. I wanted to write a Middle-Grade novel and have it not seem older than the genre or the age of the protagonists, but how am I suppose to do that and have an engaging storyline? My answer: […]

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The Experience Of Re-Reading Novels.

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Heyo Bookaholics! Have you ever re-read a novel? I have re-read novels before… Kinda. So, my all-time favourite series of books (chronicles?) is the Shadowhunter novels. If you’ve been around long enough, you have seen how I am able to shove them into any post I write (such as this one hehe). Thankfully I started reading the series just before City of Heavenly Fire was released so I didn’t have that many books to catch up on when I started […]

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NaNoWriMo Week 2 Update!

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Heyo Bookaholics! Look at me keeping up with the updates 0-0! 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! Progress Report! Brought to you by the most epic analytics dashboard: Pacemaker.press. This is not sponsored, this dashboard really appeals to my inner analyst. This progress update will take off from the Week 1 Update […]

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Frankly In Love by David Yoon | Spoilery Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! Fake-dating tropes are cool… When done well… This book is the reason I don’t particularly like the fake-dating trope. Blurb High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and their own Southern California upbringing. His parents have one rule when it comes to romance–“Date Korean”–which proves complicated when Frank falls for Brit Means, who is smart, beautiful–and white. Fellow Limbo Joy Song is in a […]

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NaNoWriMo Progress: Week 1! (SW#41)

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Heyo Bookaholics! What’s the update? I’m just going to open this post by saying that something happened to the NaNoWriMo Website and I really do not like it. As someone who has a habit of backdating things – this includes forgetting to log my words on the day that I write them – I haven’t figured out Are you up-to-date? This is my third NaNoWriMo themed post. If you’d like to stay up-to-date with everything that’s happening with me this […]

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!NaNoWriMo Writing In Progress!

Heyo Bookaholics! Positivity!! Due to this month being taken up by NaNoWriMo (which I am participating in) and exams (yuck), I have chosen not to do a formal TBR this month, lest it pulls me off course and away from my goal. Reading is just soooooo tempting!!! From the title, you can tell that this isn’t going to be a normal post. It actually wasn’t going to be a post at all but I thought I should keep diciplined and […]

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The Start of NaNoWriMo!!

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Heyo Bookaholics! Ah, Another Year Of Fake Optimism! So NaNoWriMo started yesterday… I only remembered to write because of @TheYARoom’s The Write Night on Twitter or I would have forgotten altogether. It actually allowed me to take a break from the horrid assignment I’d been working on all yesterday afternoon and smash out 610 words! My goal for the day was 2,000 as per my planning document, which I made and takes into account every day I’m busy, lowering the […]

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