Recently I was playing Friends Monopoly with my family and my sister said a few things that got me thinking. She said I am ‘basic’, that I don’t have my own original taste and like things because they’re super popular. Side note – to defend my sister, she wasn’t saying any of this in an… Continue reading I’m Sorry, But Ya Basic!
Thanks to Allen & Unwin for providing this book for review. Buy it here! Synopsis Sometimes parties are not all they are cracked up to be… Hope has never been happier. She’s on her way to Crete, after a group of her friends have made her an honorary ‘lad’ and let her tag along on… Continue reading Toxic by Nicci Cloke
I’ve written a post before about the craziness of social media and how I manage it, but I feel like a lot has changed since then. I wrote that post almost a year ago, and my social media use has remained the same. Actually, it’s probably increased… Either way, I’ve really been trying lately to… Continue reading Social Media/Life Balance
I think we all have a few specific books that we will recommend to anybody and everybody. These ones might not be my favourites, but if someone asks me for a recommendation these are a few that I suggest. 1. The Circle by Dave Eggers I’m really interested in communication technology and how changes in… Continue reading My Top Recommendations
Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be… Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Adelaide is sick of being expected to succeed on other people’s terms. She knows she just has to stick it out at school for one more year and then she’ll be free. Instead, she runs away from her fancy boarding school back to her sleepy hometown to read and dream. But there are… Continue reading Untidy Towns by Kate O’Donnell
2018 is here! First things first, reflecting on last years reading resolutions. For 2017, I made five reading resolutions. First, to read 30 books. This I did! I actually read 32, so slightly over. Bigger and better next year! One of them was to read more memoirs/biographies, another tick! Where I fell short was with… Continue reading 2017 Wrap Up & 2018 Reading Goals