I Like Big Books & I Cannot Lie — The Longest Books I’ve Ever Read {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today’s all about BIG BOOKS. ‘Cause you know, I like big books and I cannot lie… except I am lying a little bit because even though I love big books they also intimidate me and I get frustrated when I spend too long on one book so I only read them sporadically… But I did read some big books in my life so far! Here are the biggest ones, according to Goodreads:

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Why I’m Flunking Fangirl 101 — Books By My Favorite Authors I Haven’t Read Yet {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today should have been about authors I’d love to meet but since I did that a while ago and skipped last week’s topic because I was busy moving and stuff, I’m cheating and doing that one now.

So today’s all about books by my favorite authors (yay!) that I haven’t read yet (oops). But despite whatever the reason is that I haven’t read these yet, I’m still totally planning on reading these!

So without further ado, here’s my list of shame:

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year — My Fall TBR {Top Ten Tuesday}

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IT IS TIME FOR MY FAVORITE SEASON! There’s just something about fall that feels magical. Like anything is possible and any obstacle can be overcome. Also, there is Halloween (also known as my birthday ) Aaaand, there are just SO MANY amazing book releases to look forward to. Seriously, with all these new releases, I doubt I’ll be getting to any backlist reads this fall. But that fine by me, becasue check out these beauties!

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Some of My Favorite Books That Need Your Love & Attention Too {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today is all about hidden gems and as I mentioned before – I am not that good at discovering hidden gems. Most books I read are ones that are highly hyped or at least recommended to me already by trusted blogger friends. I am working on this, but in the meantime I asked Goodreads for help. (What would we do without Goodreads?)

I basically checked the list of books I read and sorted them on the number of ratings they received. The first book on my list only received about 40 ratings, while the last one received about 2.600 ratings. Which is not a lot. (To give you an idea: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone has 5.536.439 ratings to date)

So in conclusion: these books are great and deserve some more love!

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My Favorite Binge-Worthy TV Shows {Top Ten Tuesday}

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With the new TV season starting, today is all about binge-worthy TV shows! (Because it doesn’t always have to be about books). Now, I used to be a huge tv show junkie. Meaning, I followed about 10-15 shows religiously and watched them every evening as soon as they came out. Lately, I’ve almost stopped that completely. Why?

One, because a lot of shows I used to love just seem to go on too long and I end up losing interest.
Two, because I started preferring binge-watching shows with shorter seasons over weekly watching shows with longer seasons.

To me, shorter seasons make for tighter storylines and are just much more fun to binge-watch. I watch them for a certain period, as long as it takes me to finish them, and then I move on to the next tv show. So these are a few of my latest binge-watch obsessions!

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Back To School — Favorite High School & College Romances {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is all around the theme ‘Back To School’. And since I am currently still in love with the Netflix adaptation of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, I figured I would list some of the other books I love featuring romances set in high school or college. So if you need a romance as cute as Lara Jean and Peter K.’s, and love the nostalgia of a school setting, why don’t you give one of the following a try?

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Ten Tips and Tricks To Beat That Terrible Reading Slump {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today’s all about the dreaded reading slump. We all have them. Even the biggest bookworm will eventually face it. But don’t fear, a reading slump is never forever. There are ways to help it go away even faster.

As someone who’s had and gotten through several major reading slumps (I still remember ‘The Great Summer Slump of 2017’…), I do have a few little tips and tricks in my sleeve on how to beat that terrible reading slump back into oblivion. Here they are:

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Ten Awesome Book Bloggers You Need To Check Out {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today’s all about spreading the love! It’s been 2,5 years since I started this blog and though I could write up an entire post about all the wonderful things it brought me (note to self: write this post), today I’d like to talk about probably the best part of becoming a blogger. And that is the blogging community!

Honestly, this community is filled with so many amazing, talented and wonderful bloggers that it’s just a shame not to hype them up. So this post is filled with a lot of hype. Below I share with you some awesome book blogs I definitely hope you’ll check out. Not only is each and every one of them super talented, kind and amazing at the blogging game, I also consider them my online friends. They deserve all the love, so if you’re reading this post, please go check out their blogs and give them some love by leaving them a comment and/or follow!

(Note: though I love the idea behind this post and I love spreading the love, this post also gave me quite some anxiety. Because as much as I want to, I can’t mention every single book blog I know and love here. I already cheated and listed twelve instead of ten. And there are so many good ones that I adore, not just the ones listed below. So I’m thinking of making this into a regular feature, or add in some book blogger love in my monthly wrap-ups or something. In the meantime, if your blog is not on this list, but we still interact regularly, rest assured, you are awesome and I love you )

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Contemporary Elements I Want To See More Of In Fantasy {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today’s topic is a super fun one, but honestly also one I struggled with, because  my creative well is a little dry at the moment and also because when faced with this topic I suddenly forgot about every single book I’ve ever read. But since I did want to post something today, I decided to tweak it just a bit and talk about some elements or tropes that are most often used in contemporary books, that I want to see more of in fantasy. Because I already love these things, so imagine if you add dragons and magic to the mix!

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A Trip Down Memory Lane, Featuring… Books! {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Today’s all about books with sensory memories, meaning I have vivid memories of where I was and what was going on while I was reading them. Sometimes the reading of a book becomes just a vague memory, where you know you read that book but you no longer have any idea when you read it or what was going on while you read it. But sometimes, for some reason, a book still brings back vivid memories of the time you read them. Here are some of mine!

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