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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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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Theme Thursday: dragons in literature

Time for another Theme Thursday! This time I’m going to analyze dragons in literature. This means that I’ll go a little into the history of dragons in books, and I’ll talk about my favorite dragon books! Why do dragons exist? Dragons are creatures that are found in all cultures across the globe, which is incredibly fascinating. There are multiple theories that explain why dragons are found all over the globe. One of those theories is that early humans interpreted snakes as dragons, because a significant portion of the world population fears snakes. Early depictions of dragons resemble snakes more than…

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Twenty Five Facts About Me!

Happy Halloween readers! Do you have any cool plans for today or tonight? I’ve mentioned it a couple of times before, but today is also my birthday! I’m celebrating with a home made dinner and scary video games, and this Saturday I’m hosting a Halloween party. Now for today’s final blogtober post I thought it would be cool if I told y’all a little more about me. And since I’m turning 25, here are 25 random facts! In my life I’ve moved four times. Once within The Netherlands, then from The Netherlands to Arizona and back, and then from The…

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