March TBR: a Taylor Swift Readathon

It’s the first readathon of the year! I’m sure I’ll be participating in many more in the months to come, but ‘Tis the Damn Readathon is the first one, and I’m very excited about it! The prompts for this readathon are entirely based on Taylor Swift albums and songs, and I happen to love Taylor […]

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What Makes a Good Love Story?

It’s Valentine’s Day! A day that’s all about love and romance, but also kind of about capitalism and consumerism *record scratch* Yep, I’m one of those people; I’m not a big fan of Valentine’s Day for several reasons. When I was single, it just made me feel crappy and lonely, which is how this day […]

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The Bookshelf Tag

It’s time for another book tag! I love doing tag videos, and The Bookshelf Tag was another fun one to film. In this video, I show you some of the books on my shelves and tell you about them. At the end, there’s a little mini bookshelf tour, so stay tuned! If you want to […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Nutella Cookie Pie

On Friday, it was World Nutella Day (don’t ask me why I know these things…) so I was inspired to bake something with everyone’s favourite hazelnut spread! It ended up being a cookie pie – something I’d never made before but that’s always seemed like a great idea to try sometime. I was right! When I […]

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All the Books I Read in January – Mini Reviews

As I mentioned in my final mini reviews post of 2020, I’m going to do things a little bit differently in 2021. I’m no longer writing mini reviews every single month, but instead I’m filming them for one big mini review video at the end of every month. However, I am aiming to write more full length […]

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Review: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

In an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a freshman girl stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep—and doesn’t wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics who carry her away, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. Then a […]

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My Most Anticipated Releases of 2021

We’re already nearing the end of January, but I still wanted to talk about my most anticipated releases for the year, since there are a couple of books that I’m really excited about! Some of my favourite authors are coming out with new books, so it’s going to be a great year. Hopefully I’ll get […]

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Recipe: Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

I don’t know what things are like in your house, but whenever I buy bananas, at least one of them will be forgotten and left to grow brown and squishy on the kitchen counter. I never really feel bad about that, though, because there’s no need to throw away a brown banana: they’re perfect for […]

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First Reading Vlog of 2021

It’s the first reading vlog of the year! In this vlog, I get cosy, bake some bread and finish reading my most anticipated read of the year, Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas. You can read my full review of the novel right here. Hope you enjoy!

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Why everyone should read Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

With his King Lord dad in prison and his mom working two jobs, seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter helps the only way he knows how: slinging drugs. Life’s not perfect, but he’s got everything under control. Until he finds out he’s a father… Suddenly, it’s not so easy to deal drugs and finish school with a baby […]

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