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Review | By Your Side by Kasie West

After quickly falling for Kasie West's writing last year, I'm slowly making my way through her backlisted titles. I have to say, this is my favourite one of hers so far. It's such a cute and romantic read!By Your Side follows Autumn as she navigates relationships, friendships, growing up and facing fear and anxiety. After accidentally getting locked in a library,…
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HCC Frenzy Presents Spring 2019 + Meeting Angie Thomas!

Happy Tuesday, everyone! On Sunday, I was lucky enough to attend another preview hosted by HCC Frenzy! These events are such a great opportunity to meet local book bloggers, hear about amazing new releases, eat and play games! I had such a great time with my book friends, Flavia, Milana and Brittany. We totally fangirled over all the new spring releases.Following…
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14 Romance Books Perfect for February!

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! In honour of this lovely holiday, it's a perfect time to suggest some adult chick-lit novels that are perfect to read during the rest of February! February is the perfect month to curl up with easy and fluffy romantic books, and I totally have you covered! If you're more interested in young adult romance books, be…
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27 New Releases to Read this February!

Happy February, everyone! I can't believe we're already in the second month of 2019. But with a new month, comes some great new reads! If you're stuck with what to read next, I've got you covered. Here are 27 young adult books releasing this February. No matter what genre you like the most, I'm sure you'll find a new read!
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January 2019 Wrap-Up!

How is this the last day of January?! I just feel like time is going so fast, it's insane. But, with the end of the month, comes my monthly wrap-up! I'm so happy with my reading this month. I managed to sneak in a lot of reading, even though this month has been relatively busy. Between school, supply teaching and…
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10 Backlist Books I Need to Read in 2019

One of my reading goals for 2019 is to get a better handle on my growing TBR. Specifically, I want to pay more attention to backlist books. Since starting my book blogging journey, I've been sent books and bought books. But unfortunately, shiny new releases sometimes take over and backlist books get pushed to the side. In 2019, I don't…
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December (Christmas) Book Haul!

December is such a great time of year. I love the holiday spirit, the warm and cozy nights reading books. And the time I get to spend with my family and friends. I also totally got spoiled by my family and friends this holiday season. They sure do know I love my books! Since I got quite a few, I…
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Most Anticipated | November 2018!

It's officially November, which means another Most Anticipated list! November is super exciting because of the lead up to the holiday season, and it also happens to be my birthday month! October definitely topped the list with the number of new releases. In all honesty, it was amazing but also a little overwhelming haha! November does not have as many…
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October 2018 Wrap-Up!

It's my October Wrap-Up!! How on earth is today the last day of October?! It's Halloween and super exciting but I'm also in shock that we only have two months left of 2018. It feels like yesterday it was Christmas of last year!! This month was filled with ARCs and new releases and it also turns out to be one…
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Five Halloween Books for Kids!

Halloween is such a fun time. There are so many fun activities to do and obviously, kids love the holiday! Halloween is one of my favourite experiences as a teacher and I love sharing reading with them, especially around different holidays. It shows them that reading can be fun, and Halloween books definitely help to show this!
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2018 Monthly Calendar | A Free Printable

Happy Tuesday, friends! Today I have a very different post for you. But, I'm extremely excited for it! I am an incredibly organized person. Is it because I'm a teacher? Quite possibly. But to be honest, I have always been an organized person. I love planners, stationary, stickers, and trackers! I'm an old-fashion pen and paper girl and I love writing things…
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Indigo Book Box | October 2018

Today I have a different post for you all - one that talks about the Indigo Book Box!! I really like the idea of subscription boxes. The idea of receiving a new book every month with lots of little goodies is exciting! But since I live in Canada, I can't justify paying American prices and shipping just for a new…
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Review | The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

After hearing about The Kiss Quotient, I was immediately curious to see if this book lived up to the hype.  I am happy to say that it absolutely does. This book deserves all the stars. The Kiss Quotient tells the story of Stella Lane. Lane is an intelligent and wealthy econometrician who happens to have Aspergers. Dating makes her uncomfortable so…
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Most Anticipated | October 2018

Happy October, everyone! We are officially in one of my favourite months. The weather is a bit chilly and the fall colours are moving in. Thanksgiving is this weekend here in Canada. It's early this year but I am very excited for some turkey and pumpkin pie! October is also very exciting because of the amazing books to be released…
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September 2018 Wrap-Up!

We are officially at the end of September, and I can't believe it. I feel like I always say I can't believe how fast the year is flying but seriously, it's crazy! But, with October starting tomorrow, it honestly is my favourite time of the year. The cooler weather is starting and the fall colours are already starting to show.…
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What’s On My Bookshelf Tag!

Today I have a fun post - the What's on my Bookshelf Tag! While blog hopping, I saw this tag on Aimee blog, Aimee Always, and knew I had to try it out! While I have not been tagged by anyone, Aimee said that she tagged anyone who wanted to do it. Obviously, I had to try it out myself.…
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Review | Wildcard by Marie Lu

This was a fantastic end to an epic sci-fi duology, and in my opinion, was definitely better than the first! Wildcard is the sequel to Warcross, which tells the story of Emika Chen who accidentally hacks into the opening ceremony of the Warcross championships. Because of this, she is quickly swept off to Tokyo to work for the creator of …
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Review | Warcross by Marie Lu

Warcross is the story of Emika Chen, who accidentally hacks into the opening ceremony of the world famous, Warcross championship.  Due to this, she is quickly swept away to Tokyo to work for Warcross creator, Hideo Tanaka, as a spy during the games. This book is suspenseful, action packed and full of adventure. It is the fantastic start to a…
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August 2018 Book Outlet Haul

Happy Monday, everyone - I'm so excited to share my August 2018 Book Outlet Haul! One of the best things about being an avid reader is the addition of new books. Well, at least for me! I am slowly drowning in both ARCs and finished copies, running out of room on my shelves and storing books in weird places. But,…
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HCC Frenzy Fall 2018 Preview + Recap!

Happy Sunday! It's starting to get a bit cold where I live so I am soaking up all the Fall vibes. I just came home after spending four days with my Grandmother while my Grandfather was away, and I am excited to get all cozy and read some amazing books!Last week, I shared my recap of the HCC Frenzy Presents…
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HCC Frenzy Presents Fall 2018: Event Recap

On August 26th, I was extremely lucky to attend HCC Frenzy Presents Fall Preview, hosted by HarperCollins Canada! This was my second time attending the event. I first went in April to hear about their upcoming spring titles. I also had the opportunity to arrive at the event a couple of hours early to film some exclusive content with HCC…
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July 2018 Wrap-Up!

And just like that, we come to the end of another month! Am I the only one who is shocked at how fast time is flying? I feel like I keep saying this in my monthly wrap-up posts, but it is just blowing my mind that we're already heading into August. This month has been a weird reading and blogging…
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Review | Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

TITLE: Second Chance SummerAUTHOR: Morgan Matson Rating: ★★★★★PAGES: 468PUBLISHER: Simon & Schuster Children's PublishingTARGET AUDIENCE: Young Adult GENRE(S): Contemporary, RomanceTaylor Edwards’ family might not be the closest-knit—everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled—but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor’s dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their old lake house…
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ARCstravaganza #5 – Sea Witch!

It's Monday and another ARCstravaganza post! I got away from doing these posts for a bit - mainly because I've had a couple of busy weeks. But, I've also been behind in writing/creating posts because I've really been in the reading mood lately. I'm excited to talk about ARCs again! It's time to get back into posting these weekly meme's…
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June 2018 Wrap-Up!

It's the end of another month, and it's been a great reading month if I do say so myself! I've been in a contemporary mood and so I've definitely been reading a lot of those this month, and I think it's probably going to continue into July. Even though I'm reading a fantasy at the moment, I don't feel as…
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WWW Wednesday #5

I love these mid-week wrap ups! Not only are they fun to write and compile, but it is also a great way for me to give you guys an update on what's going on in my reading life throughout the week! This week I've finished a couple of books so I feel like it's been really successful! I stayed with…
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WWW Wednesday #4

Happy Wednesday, everyone! It's officially the middle of the week. I can't believe how fast June is flying. However, I'm happy to report that it's been a great reading month for me (so far!). For those unfamiliar, WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam, who blogs over at Taking on the World. The purpose is to answer three questions…
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ARCstravaganza #4 – Freshmen!

Happy Monday, everyone! It's the start of a new week, which also happens to be the start of my last week on vacation! Today I'll be heading off to Universal Studios for round two! Today's ARCstravaganza features a young adult contemporary that I have a feeling will give me nostalgic vibes for university with a little bit a romance intertwined!…