Most Intimidating TBR Book Tag

I made it my goal to finish at least 30 books this 2016. So far, I’m on track and you could probably tell that by how much I mention books on my My Favorite Things and Monthly Recap entries.

For this post, I thought I’d do my second Book Tag just because I’m in a reading mood once again. No one has tagged me or anything; just thought it would be fun. You can find my first Book Tag here.

This time I’ll be tackling some books in my ever growing To-Be-Read pile.



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Recap: November

Hey all! I know I’ve been missing in action lately and here’s why: November was a darn hectic month. Because of that, I didn’t get to work on blogging more, getting back to the comments, and putting up the entries I was hoping to put up that month. Hopefully December will treat me better.


Sleepless Nights

I was (and still am) working on different projects where I had to meet quick deadlines. A lot of complications happened along the way too. It’s especially hard because I was pretty idle the months before this and then bam! Overwhelming work. It got me so worn out physically, creatively, and even emotionally. That being said, I now look back and realize that despite the craziness, I still wouldn’t have changed a thing. Because I picked up some learnings. I learned to make more use of my time, stick to my To Do lists, and to work faster too. But the one of the most important things I learned is that I should make rest a priority too. It’s only last weekend that I did get to have some rest after a while and it felt really good. Health is important and I feel I need to sometimes slow down and take care of myself too.


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Taylor Swift Book Tag

I’ve been on a reading mood lately and since I’ve been watching a lot of Booktube. I’ve started to *finally* post stuff on my Goodreads account so please add me on there. Also, I figured I’d tag myself and do this popular Taylor Swift book tag since I love books and Taylor Swift (post-1989 era though).

The instructions and questions are listed below.

If you like reading, please consider yourself tagged!



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The Remnant Chronicles

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed that I’ve been reading a lot of books lately. The two books in The Remnant Chronicles by Mary E. Pearson are the last I’ve read. It’s an interesting book series so far and I would recommend this fantasy tale whether you’re into that genre or not. Below are some informal thoughts I wrote immediately after I finished each book:

Note: NO Spoilers


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Book Review: “Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell

“Look at you. You’ve got your sh*t together, you’re not scared of anything. I’m afraid of everything. And I’m crazy. Like maybe you think I’m a little crazy, but I only ever let people see the tip of my crazy iceberg. Underneath this veneer of slightly crazy and socially inept, I’m a complete disaster.” – Cath Avery (“Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell)

As only my second NA (that’s New-Adult fiction) book, I was excited to dive in and get reading immediately. As much as possible, I want to make the most of my young years, where I’m still considered as part of the Youth Fiction Target Market (YA/NA).

And turns out, “Fangirl” was unlike anything I’ve read. I mean it in a good way.

Here’s a short synopsis:

Cath’s sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can’t let go. She doesn’t want to.

Now that they’re going to college, Wren has told Cath she doesn’t want to be roommates. Cath is on her own, completely outside of her comfort zone. She’s got a surly roommate with a charming, always-around boyfriend, a fiction-writing professor who thinks fan fiction is the end of the civilized world, a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words . . . And she can’t stop worrying about her dad, who’s loving and fragile and has never really been alone.

For Cath, the question is: Can she do this?

Can she make it without Wren holding her hand? Is she ready to start living her own life? Writing her own stories?

And does she even want to move on if it means leaving Simon Snow behind?



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