Books I Wish I Had Read As A Teen & The Lessons They Could Have Taught Me {Top Ten Tuesday}

20200425 Books I Wish I Had Read As A Teen

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today’s topic is about the books we wish we had read as a kid and I’m twisting it just a teensy bit to books I wish I had read as a teen. Because I often think with a lot of YA and adult books I read nowadays that I WISH I HAD READ THIS EARLIER. Because books can teach us so many things, and a lot of those things would have been nice to know about earlier. Or would have been crucial in my development in that time period. Or I feel should just be mandatory reading for all teens. So here are a few of the books I wish I had read as a teen and the lessons they could have taught me:

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Twelve Book Titles That Would Make Good Band Names {Top Ten Tuesday}

20200421 Book Titles That Would Make Good Band Names

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today’s a pretty fun topic, because we get to speculate on which book titles would make good band names! Now, I’m honestly a fan of somewhat longer band names like Panic! at the Disco, Bring Me The Horizon, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness or Mindless Self Indulgence, or band names with a little fantasy twist like Sleeping With Sirens, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Imagine Dragons or Angels & Airwaves. So naturally, I tried to choose some book titles/band names that reminded me of that. What do you think?

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Kdrama Review: Crash Landing On You {Something Different Sunday}

Kdrama Review Crash Landing On You

Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Something Different Sunday, on which I talk about… well something different from books.

Today I want to talk about a kdrama I recently watched on Netflix, called Crash Landing On You. I fell in love with kdramas a few years ago, and though I haven’t watched a lot lately, I needed some quality distraction given our current situation and decided to start Crash Landing On You. Just one episode in and I was HOOKED. I love this drama so much that I think it may be my second all-time favorite (sorry, nothing is beating Romance is a Bonus Book just yet). So if you’re new to kdramas, or just wondering whether or not you want to give this drama a try, I’m happy to tell you my thoughts on it!

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An Insightful, Witty & Emotional Take On The Fake Dating Trope — If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane {Book Review}

If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlaneTitle: If I Never Met You
Author: Mhairi McFarlane
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Release Date: March 24th, 2020
Standalone/Series: Standalone
Genre: Adult – Contemporary – Romance

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My rating in stars: 4,5 stars
My rating in words: Loved it!

WHAT IT’S ABOUT:

If faking love is this easy… how do you know when it’s real?

When her partner of over a decade suddenly ends things, Laurie is left reeling—not only because they work at the same law firm and she has to see him every day. Her once perfect life is in shambles and the thought of dating again in the age of Tinder is nothing short of horrifying. When news of her ex’s pregnant girlfriend hits the office grapevine, taking the humiliation lying down is not an option. Then a chance encounter in a broken-down elevator with the office playboy opens up a new possibility.

Jamie Carter doesn’t believe in love, but he needs a respectable, steady girlfriend to impress their bosses. Laurie wants a hot new man to give the rumor mill something else to talk about. It’s the perfect proposition: a fauxmance played out on social media, with strategically staged photographs and a specific end date in mind. With the plan hatched, Laurie and Jamie begin to flaunt their new couple status, to the astonishment—and jealousy—of their friends and colleagues. But there’s a fine line between pretending to be in love and actually falling for your charming, handsome fake boyfriend…

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Rocks, Rock Bands, A Cappella and Tolstoy — Books I Enjoyed but Rarely Talk About {Top Ten Tuesday}

20200415 Books I Enjoyed But Rarely Talk About

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today I give the spotlight to some books that I read and enjoyed, and yet never really seem to talk about. Which is a shame, because they are precious as well. So today, I present to you 12 books that, even though I don’t talk about them often, are pretty awesome and deserve some love too!

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The Extremely Simple & Very Predictable Reasons Why I Picked Up These Recent Books {Top Ten Tuesday}

20200407 Reasons Why I Picked Up These Books

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today is all about WHY we pick up certain books. And honestly, I could say because someone I trust recommended it to me or because I read the blurb and it sounds nice or because of a pretty cover. But mostly, the reason why is VERY SIMPLE and can be boiled down to a few words. So I checked a few of the most recent books I read and specified the exact reason or wording why I decided to pick them up. And turns out, I’m a simple woman with simple, predictable tastes. (and what-do-you-know, enemies-to-lovers is a pretty recurrent theme. Nobody saw that coming.)

Here they are:

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