Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021

August was a month of craziness – just like other months, but also unlike other months. What do I mean? This was my break month – teaching was finally finished and it’s summer break! I thought I would get a lot more reading done this month but I ended up doing a lot less becauseContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021”

Book Review | You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

Genre(s): ContemporaryAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: November 2, 2021Publisher: Wednesday Books Trigger Warnings: Grief, loss of loved one, death, car accident 5 out of 5 stars Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But thenContinue reading “Book Review | You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao”

6 Things Readers Hate To See In Books

As amazing as a book synopsis can be, the actual bulk of the book is so important. Beginnings are important in getting readers invested in the characters, middles must continue with momentum, have some good twists, and endings must be satisfying and realistic. I think it’s safe to say that writing a book isn’t easy!Continue reading “6 Things Readers Hate To See In Books”

6 Reasons Physical Books Will Always Have My Heart

If you go up to any avid reader and ask them: “physical books or ebooks?”, they’ll probably have an opinion. I know some people that will only read physical books, and others who swear by their Kindle! Last month, I posted a blog post called I’ve Converted to eBooks! (Kinda). I’ve always been a physicalContinue reading “6 Reasons Physical Books Will Always Have My Heart”

Monthly Wrap-Up | July 2021

I anticipated this past month to be one of the busiest and that it was. I taught two high school Summer School courses and for one of them, it was my first time ever teaching it. Luckily, I still managed to get through the month and even ended up reading one more book than IContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | July 2021”

8 Ways To Read Books For Free

Book lovers are constantly faced with this dilemma: do I buy it or not? I’d say we often like to buy books to support authors and also add more books to our ever-growing collection but it can sometimes be hard if we’re trying to save up money. Throughout my time reading, I have always triedContinue reading “8 Ways To Read Books For Free”

I’ve Converted To eBooks! (Kinda) | Pros & Cons

If someone made me choose between eBooks vs. physical books just a year ago, I’d say physical books for sure! Fortunately enough, a lot has changed since then.  I’ve always been someone that enjoys physical things – I use physical planners/calendars, to-do lists, journals, and you guessed it, physical books. I enjoy physical things becauseContinue reading “I’ve Converted To eBooks! (Kinda) | Pros & Cons”

5 Ingredients That Make Up A 5-Star Rating

A 5-star rating is the best rating a book can get. Everyone has their own way of rating books so a 5-star rating might mean slightly different things in different situations but generally, 5-star ratings mean the book was really good!  As a book reviewer, it’s important that I have a rating system so thatContinue reading “5 Ingredients That Make Up A 5-Star Rating”

Monthly Wrap-Up | June 2021

Like I mentioned last month, June was probably going to be a busy month, and it was! The school year is finally over and report cards are done but there will be no rest because I’m also teaching Summer School this year. Teaching high school kids is something I love doing so despite how timeContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | June 2021”

Reading A Genre Outside Of My Comfort Zone

Ever since I’ve started reading regularly, the main genre I’ve been reading is fantasy. Sometimes I’ll also branch out into contemporary, romance, romcom, maybe sci-fi, but these are just the genres I tend to lean more towards. It’s funny actually because I don’t really enjoy fantasy movies too much. Sci-fi is totally my thing movie-wise.Continue reading “Reading A Genre Outside Of My Comfort Zone”

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