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Hollie’s Contemporary Recommendations

I’m the type of person who doesn’t always pick up a contemporary. They’re a bit of a hit and miss, but it’s like I forget that while I don’t read them a lot, when I do pick up a contemporary, I easily fall in love. They’re such a mixed bag, and I think people push them aside because they have an assumption of what a contemporary contains. And sure, sometimes they do contain stereotypes, but doesn’t every genre? But also doesn’t every genre  ...

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Marvelous Male Characters

Gosh, I love a good companion post. A while back I wrote a post inspired by readbyzoe’s video on her favourite fictional females. And because I’m a sucker for follow ups, I decided to compile a list of my favourite male characters. Getting in this list is tough; you gotta be  ...

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3 Days, 3 Quotes // DAY TWO

The rules: 1. Thank the person who nominated you. 2. Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day). 3. Nominate three new bloggers each day. Thank you to Stevie @ Stevie’s Bookshelf for the nomination. Here is yesterday’s, which was one of my favourite quotes from a classic  ...

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Top 5 Wednesday // Summer Reads

Summer is a time for reading. Time is taken off, everything is peaceful and warm and sunny and oh, look, you’re outside for the first time this year. It’s time to wipe off the cobwebs and get your nose into a good book. Get the sand between your toes or lie back on the grass, these  ...

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