Three Manga Reviews: After the Rain, RWBY, Sweet Blue Flowers

In recent months, I've bought a lot of manga. Generally when I buy manga, I only go for series I've already started, but I've found myself buying a lot more first volumes now I'm approaching the end of Fullmetal Alchemist [only two more volumes!] and am caught up with the volumes of My Hero Academia …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Best Friend Picks My Spring TBR!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by That Artsy Reader Girl (originally The Broke and the Bookish). For information on how to participate and the topics of each week, click the link! Another week, another Top Ten Tuesday. Picking a TBR always goes the same way for me: I pick the books. I …

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Netflix Reviews: You, Safe and Madeleine McCann

One of my favourite genres to watch with my roommate is true crime and thrillers. The TV/Films are always intriguing and strike debate around what's going to happen, and true crime sparks up conversation. Since coming back for second semester, we've taken to sitting in front of the TV and only really watching these shows. …

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Film [Review] Friday: The Village, Stardust, 13 Going on 30, Holes

[Past Film Fridays: The Goonies, Coming-of-Age, Horror, Witches, Christmas, Favourites of 2018, Disaster, Romance, 4 Film Reviews] I thought I would spice this series up a bit and do a BIG post talking about some of the films I've watched recently. It's a bit of a wild mix, I jump between genres a lot, so I'm hoping there's …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Standalones That NEED a Sequel

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by That Artsy Reader Girl (originally The Broke and the Bookish). For information on how to participate and the topics of each week, click the link! As someone very into contemporary stories, a lot of what I read pans out to be a standalone. I have a lot of …

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Book Review: Starry Eyes

Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Edition: April 23rd 2018 by Simon Pulse, 421 pages Links: Goodreads, Amazon, Wordery Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best-friends-turned-worst-enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern-day version of the Montagues and Capulets. But when a group camping trip …

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Graphic Novel Review: Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman Edition: Hodder Children's Books, February 7th 2019, 288 pages Links: Goodreads, Amazon, Wordery, Book Depository After being outed the previous year, Year 10 Charlie Spring is finally free from the bullying, and maybe sort-of-has-a-boyfriend. Nick Nelson, a cheerful Year 11 rugby player, knows of Charlie, but the two have never spoken. Until …

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Graphic Recommendations #1: Contemporary

Yes, that's right! I'm starting ANOTHER new series on this blog. This time, it's Graphic Recommendations- i.e. manga, comic books, graphic novels, the works- based on a genre/category. There will most likely be appearances of certain categories more than once as long as this series goes on, as I read more, but I'm starting with the …

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Book Review: In Other Lands

In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan   Edition: Published August 15th 2017 by Big Mouth House, 603 pages Links: Goodreads, Amazon, Wordery Angst-ridden- and slightly obnoxious- teenager Elliott is a human in a fantasy world called The Borderlands. There, he attends a school for warriors and diplomats, and slowly changes the world for the better.    …

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