Monthly Archives: September 2015
By: Melanie | September 29, 2015 | (82) Comments

YA Book Subscription Box Review

So it has been quite some time since our last post on here. And guys, I am super super sorry. Celine has been busy with starting Uni (!!) and well… I’ve been incredibly lazy and busy binge watching ALL THE SITCOMS. It’s a disease, I’m telling you. First it was Friends, then it was New Girl and now I am spending my school holidays hanging with Modern Family. SOMEONE SAVE ME I CAN’T STOP. I know for a fact that I’ll be bingeing How I Met Your Mother in no […]

By: Celine | September 7, 2015 | (19) Comments

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When I first heard of Dumplin’, I was really excited. Self-proclaimed fat girl enters beauty pageant? Uhm, how about yes, please. It seemed like the ultimate eff-you to beauty standards and generally awesome. And, well, I must admit I did love that aspect of the book, but I wasn’t completely smitten with it as a whole. My main problem with Dumplin’ is that I just didn’t really click with it. The story is good, the characters are solid, but I just felt this sort of detachment […]

By: Melanie | September 6, 2015 | (46) Comments

melanie 16 birthday

Today is my 16th birthday. Now that… is just scary to accept. I remember just when I turned 13 years old; I probably had only read 10 ‘real’ novels, books without pictures, books that were more than 250 pages in length. Yet now, 3 years later, I’ve consumed a whole library of books – 736 books according to Goodreads – and gained knowledge that I most certainly would have not accumulated this soon without them. And for that, I am thankful. Turning […]

By: Melanie | September 2, 2015 | (6) Comments

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Heeeeeeello people of the book nerd community! Thanks to the awesome people at Walker Books Aus, I am apart of the Stray blog tour! I have an exciting guest post for you guys by Rachael Craw and you know what’s awesome? SHE LOVES ANNE FROM ANNE OF GREEN GABLES TOO. Well… who doesn’t, really? Influence and Inspiration: A nod to my (fictional) heroes by Rachael Craw When I look back at the novels that impacted me in childhood it’s not hard to see how […]

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