Posted in Book Tags

Tag: Fall Time Cozy Book Tag

Happy first day of October, everyone! I hope you’re all having a fantastic day so far! In celebration of the autumn season, I thought that I would do the Fall Cozy Book Tag! ❤
I wasn’t actually tagged for this, but I LOVE book tags, and decided to do it to celebrate the first day of the month. I’m not exactly sure who originally created this tag, but if you happen to know, please let me know so that I can give them credit.
Let’s get started – I hope you enjoy!!
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1. Crunching Leaves: The world is full of colour. Choose a book that has reds, oranges and yellows on the cover.

I was so thrilled when they re-designed all of Sarah Dessen’s book covers several years ago, because these ones are stunning! What Happened to Goodbye is definitely one of my favourites of the covers, even if this wasn’t one of my favourite stories of hers!

See my review of What Happened to Goodbye here.

2. Cozy Sweater: It’s finally cold enough to don warm cozy clothing. What book gives you the warm fuzzies?

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These graphic novels are BY FAR some of the cutest stories that I have ever read – they definitely gave me the warm fuzzies and I couldn’t recommend them highly enough!!

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Posted in Book Tags

Tag: Cake Flavoured

Happy World Baking Day, everyone! I hope you’re all doing well and enjoying your weekend!
To celebrate, I thought that it would be fun to do the Cake Flavoured Book Tag!

I hope you enjoy!!! ❤


1) CHOCOLATE CAKE – A dark book you absolutely love

Oh, I will have to go with the Mara Dyer trilogy by Michelle Hodkin. This is a dark thriller, but it is absolutely phenomenal.
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See my review of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer here.

2) VANILLA CAKE – A light read

For this one I’m going to say 10 Blind Dates! I actually just finished this book a few days ago, but light, sweet, and fun are the very best ways to describe it!!
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See my review of 10 Blind Dates here.

3) RED VELVET – A book that gave you mixed emotions

Turtles All the Way Down definitely left me conflicted. I enjoyed the writing style and I liked and related to the protagonist, but the plot was so BORING!
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See my review of Turtles All the Way Down here.

4) CHEESECAKE – A book you would recommend to anyone

This is a really tough one because I don’t think there is any one book that suits every reader’s taste. However, I feel like Harry Potter is a versatile modern classic that can be enjoyed by almost anybody!
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5) COFFEE CAKE – A book you started but never finished

I never ended up completing The Bane Chronicles. I was very excited to read this way back when, but most of the stories that I read bored me and after putting it down once, I simply didn’t want to pick it back up.
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6) CARROT CAKE – A book with great writing

I absolutely loved the writing in The Problem With Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout! She is my favourite author for a reason.
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See my review of The Problem With Forever here.

7) TIRAMISU – A book that left you wanting more

I’m forever craving more of Daemon and Katy, so the Lux series definitely left me wanting more.
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See my review of Obsidian (Lux #1) here.
See my review of  Onyx (Lux #2) here.
See my review of Opal (Lux #3) here.
See my review of Origin (Lux #4) here.
See my review of Opposition (Lux #5) here.

8) CUPCAKES – A series with 4+ books

There are practically endless options here, but I’m going to say Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan, just because I feel like I don’t talk about how much I love those books nearly enough! I am so excited for it to become a television series n Disney+!!
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9) FRUIT CAKE – A book that wasn’t what you anticipated

This is an easy one: The Unrequited by Saffron A. Kent. I was expecting a dark thriller/romance, but I got a disturbing romance that I couldn’t even finish reading.
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See my review of The Unrequited here.

Have you read any of these books? What did you think of them?
Are they on your TBR?
Let me know in the comments don below!!

Thanks so much for joining me today! Hope to see you again soon! ❤

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Posted in Reviews

Review: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

Happy Sunday! I hope you’re all staying safe and healthy!! ❤
This afternoon I’m back with a review of one of my favourite books ever, The Unbecoming of Mar Dyer. I reread this for the third time last week (as if I don’t have a about fifty other books that I should be reading right now) and I had the absolute time of my life. This story never fails to blow me away.
I hope you enjoy! 😀


The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Genre: Young Adult – Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery/Thriller
Series: Mara Dyer #1
Pages: 456
Publication Date: September 2011
My Rating: 5 of 5 stars
Read May 2015, April 2017, April 2020

Goodreads Synopsis:
Mara Dyer believes life can’t get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there.
It can.
She believes there must be more to the accident she can’t remember that killed her friends and left her strangely unharmed.
There is.
She doesn’t believe that after everything she’s been through, she can fall in love.
She’s wrong.


Click here to read my thoughts/review on Goodreads!

Have you read this trilogy?
What did you think of it? Who was your favourite character?
I would love to discuss it in the comments down below! ❤

As always, thank you so much for reading. Until next time!! 🙂

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Posted in First Lines Fridays

First Line Fridays #1

Good evening, and happy Friday, everyone! I hope you’ve all been having a lovely week so far.
I am absolutely obsessed with quotes, so I’ve decided to begin participating in First Lines Fridays! I will be sharing the first few lines of various books with you each week, and I couldn’t be more excited!

Hope you enjoy!!


First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words.
What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?
If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules below:

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

The ornate script on the board twisted in the candlelight, making the letters and numbers dance in my head. They were jumbled and indistinct, like alphabet soup. When Claire pushed the heart-shaped piece into my hand, I startled. I wasn’t normally so twitchy, and hoped Rachel wouldn’t notice. The Ouija board was her favorite present that night, and Claire gave it to her. I got her a bracelet. She wasn’t wearing it.

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