This Year in Books + Top 6 Books of 2016!

2016 is finally drawing to a close.

So many things happened this year…we lost so many legends (even within these past few days) and had a chaotic whirlwind of an election (to put it lightly).

Don’t worry: this post is not about any of that. 

Instead of dwelling on the bad of this year, let’s take a minute to appreciate something we’re all thankful of. For me, that involves thinking back on all of the books I’ve read.

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Winter Break TBR & Survey for YOU!

Winter break is finally here…which means I have about a month’s worth of time to devote to some of my favorite things: reading, writing and spending time with my family.

That being said, I have a fairly ambitious to-be-read pile for this month.
Not only do I plan on re-reading the first Harry Potter book, but I also plan on reading these following novels:

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Quick Update!

Hello, everyone!

I’m very sorry for the lack of posts on here recently.
I had my final exams, and the end of the semester became much crazier than I thought it would.

That being said, I will start posting regularly again very soon! I’m now back home, and with the majority of my books, so I will have many more reviews and bookish posts coming your way!

Thank you guys for your patience, and I hope you stick around to see my upcoming posts!

(Some) Books I’m Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody!

For those of us who celebrate, Thanksgiving is only one day away. That means tons of food, family time, and for those of us who are students, a school break.

It’s one of my favorite holidays, and even though there might not be enough time for me to read anything, I wanted to share the feeling of thankfulness to all of you guys through a quick blog post in a simple list format.

These are in no particular order, but each one has made an impact in my life, in one way or another.

** Edit: I tried a new format with this post, so the pictures and words might not allign perfectly. I’m not entirely sure how to fix this, so please overlook it for just this post. Thank you!**

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Yallfest: The Massive Haul

Good. Lord. I walked away from Yallfest with so much book swag.

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I mean…look at all of that. That’s not even the whole haul.

Seeing as this is my first Yallfest experience, I wanted to document as much as possible, including all of the stuff I got while there!

(For those of you who know very little about the YA book world, I’ve included some nifty links to help you out along your journey. 😃 )

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Yallfest 2016!

Yallfest happened…and it was absolutely amazing.

If you’ve never been to Yallfest I would highly recommend it and if you’ve never heard of Yallfest, here’s a link to their website!

Yallfest is book related, so I decided that making a blog post about it would be a great way to document my Yallfest adventures!

I was so happy to be able to attend this year, especially with my dad. He’s also an author and reader, so it was a lot of fun to have him tag along and explore Yallfest with me.

Without further ado, here’s the first of my two Yallfest blog posts!

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NaNoWrimo Week 1 Wrap-Up!

Well, it’s November…which means that it’s time for NaNoWriMo!

For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo is a non-profit organization that challenges you to write a 50,000-word novel by the end of the month.

Crazy, right? 

Maybe. Regardless, I’m still going to give it a go!

I know that there are a ton of other people doing it this year, as well.
If you’re doing it, I’d love to hear about your writing process and your progress! Part of the reason that I’m sharing mine online is to connect with other people who are also participating.

Without further ado, here’s what happened in my writing world, this week.

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