“Happy Holidays” spelled in book titles

Now that it’s officially December, I can start with all the Christmas stuff right? For today’s post I thought it would be fun to try and spell “happy holidays” in book titles! To make it a little more challenging, I’ll be spelling “happy holidays” without using articles. Let’s see how well this goes… Heartless – Marissa Meyer Ace of Shades – Amanda Foody Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon Paper Towns – John Green Young Elites – Marie Lu Heir of Fire – Sarah J. Maar Outlander – Diana Gabaldon Lifeblood – Gena Showalter Invictus – Ryan Graudin…

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How to have a stress free reading year

I’ve recently realized that for some reason I’m more concerned with making my reading goals than actually enjoying books. It kind of stresses me out, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in this. So in this post I’ll try to give some pointers on how to read, stress free! Remember who you’re reading for… … It’s you! You like books, so you read them for yourself! I’ve caught myself putting books aside, or not picking them up at all because of other people’s opinions on them. In order to read stress free I think it’s important to not be…

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My Holiday Bucket List

It’s time to make my holiday bucket list for this December. There are a couple of things I’d really like to try and do this month, and I hope I get to cross off everything on this list! Try out all the outdoor ice skating rinks Some of you may know that I love figure skating. I’ve been actively practicing my somewhat graceful moves since I was 16! I love going to a good outdoor rink; they’re so festive! For this holiday bucket list, I want to try out as many as possible. Luckily Washington D.C. has quite a few…

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How I celebrated Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving for expats living in the US is a little different than what is considered traditional. In this post I’ll tell you all about how my Thanksgiving went this year! The first thing that’s definitely different from most traditional Thanksgiving celebrations is that we have zero family living in the US with us. On the one hand it saves us a lot of travel. On the other hand we also never have guests to cook for. This makes for a pretty quiet Thanksgiving most of the time. With that said, every year we always do a Dutch Thanksgiving celebration with…

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The Queen of Nothing Review

The Queen of Nothing was one of my most anticipated releases for this year, so as soon as I got my hands on a copy I sped through it. That ending in The Wicked King really left us with questions, and I needed them answered ASAP! This review will contain some spoilers, so best not read it if you haven’t finished the book yet! Things I disliked To be honest, my review for The Queen of Nothing will probably be one of my most conflicting reviews to date. On the one hand I really did enjoy it! But on the…

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