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Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

I have so much to say about this weird and wonderful book. For starters, I almost never read New Adult. NA is this weird category where itΒ soundsΒ like it’s just older YA but not quite full blown adult. However, 99% of NA is exclusively toxic relationships and college kids having a lot of sex. I don’t know why that has become the criteria. But it seems that way when you look at it on Goodreads. So colour me sceptical when I pick up a NA contemporary where at least one of the  ...

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Travel

An Amateur’s Guide to Lisbon

My first trip of 2019 was to Lisbon, during a whirlwind of emotions. Just a few days prior, I had landed myself a new job. I was nervous, overwhelmed, and then I had to get on a plane a day later. Needless to say, I didΒ not feel prepared.Β  My mantra for Lisbon became this: enjoy every minute.  ...

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The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

What happens when you miss Six of Crows? You read more fantasy squad novels! Ok, so The Gilded Wolves isn’t exactly Six of Crows, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Nobody wants a carbon copy of a story anyway. But The Gilded Wolves has the same ~essence~; multiple narratives, all  ...

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