The books that made me ugly cry. Now with gifs

So by now you’ll all know that I love reading fantasy and science fiction novels best. Unfortunately, I believe these books also have the highest mortality rates in the fiction world… Me, and undoubtedly countless of others, get uber attached to characters, and when something happens to our babies you can count on us sobbing our eyes out. I thought it would be fun to relive those heartbreaking moments by putting together this list of books that made me cry the most. WARNING! This post will contain spoilers about:– The Mistborn Trilogy– King’s Cage– A Storm of Swords– Empire of…

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June wrap up and July TBR

Hello readers! I thought it was high time that I did a June wrap up post, and I thought, why not combine it with my July TBR? I actually had a really good reading month! I read four books, and all of them were four or five star reads. Now that it’s summer, I’m hoping to read more. I remember that two summers ago I sometimes read four books per month! I wonder if I can get on that level again… June wrap up Our Dark Duet ★★★★★ The first book I finished was Our Dark Duet, but Victoria Schwab.…

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A not-so-long shelf life – my bookshelves then vs. now

Way back in the day, before I moved to the U.S., I was already an avid reader. The only bookshelf I owned was a very narrow shelf, that couldn’t even fit an entire series on one shelf. I did however, have a little ledge that ran across two of my bedroom walls, that could fit my books perfectly! I thought I had a lot of books back then, because this little ledge was FULL. Five years later I realize how wrong I was… I don’t have any pictures of what this looked like (mainly because I could for the life…

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My favorite bookish maps all mapped out

What are the first things you look at when you first buy a book? A couple things I do is take the dust jacket off, to see if there is any cool “secret” art underneath, read the author bio in the back, and check if there’s a map! I get a weird sense of happiness when I discover a map in a book. I love studying the map for a while, because often they are just so detailed! And since today is #mapmonday over on the Gram, I thought I’d dedicate a post to a few of my favorite maps,…

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Owlcrate Limited Edition the World of Caraval Unboxing

Hello lovely readers! If you follow me on Bookstagram you know that my lovely friend Kristel (@kristellreads) gifted me the Limited Edition World of Caraval Owlcrate box for my upcoming graduation! It’s actually a funny story, because she first asked if I wanted to share the box, since she is coming to visit me next week anyway. So she ordered it and had it shipped to my house. When it was time for me to open the box, she asked me which items I liked best. That’s when she surprised me and said that the entire thing would be mine!…

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