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Books With Incredible Families

Hello friends! Recently, I had the idea to share my favorite books that use the found family tropes and as I was working on that post, I realized that there are so many bookish families in general - i.e. books where the characters are related to each other - that I'd love to scream about.… Continue reading Books With Incredible Families

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Happy Blogiversary to Us, ft. Things That Have Kept Us Going for the Past Year

Hello friends! Exactly seven years, at the age of seventeen I created the original version of Wordy and Whimsical, which - to be perfectly honest - started off rather weakly. While the blog was very different then and was hosted on blogger, I like to celebrate W&W's blogiversary on the same date, March 15, so… Continue reading Happy Blogiversary to Us, ft. Things That Have Kept Us Going for the Past Year

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Fanfiction Tropes I Love and How They Appear in Published Books

Hello friends! After falling in love with The Magnus Archives in 2020 - a podcast that will likely not end happily, at least for some of the characters - I discovered the wonderful world of fanfiction. Unlike many others, I didn't have a fanfiction era when I was a teenager, likely because I only started… Continue reading Fanfiction Tropes I Love and How They Appear in Published Books

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Ranking and Reviewing Fredrik Backman’s Novels

Hello friends! This is the third time I'm doing a rank post and I'm so excited about putting this post out! I started my journey through Fredrik Backman's contemporary novels last year, but from the first book I'd read by him, I knew I wanted to read (nearly) every else and rank them in a… Continue reading Ranking and Reviewing Fredrik Backman’s Novels

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Five Star Predictions: Will These Books Live Up To Their Hype?

Hello friends! After loving working on my previous five star predictions posts, I knew I wanted to make another two-part series of my predictions, but I also knew that I wanted to mix it up a bit. So, instead of choosing four books I'm 1000% sure I'll love, I consulted my goodreads to-read list and… Continue reading Five Star Predictions: Will These Books Live Up To Their Hype?

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Recommending My Favorite Audiobooks Pt. 2

Hello friends, Veronika here! As some of you know, I fell in love with audiobooks this year; they allow me to keep reading while I'm doing something else and, even better, they have kept me company even as I struggled with reading physical-books and ebooks. Because you all enjoyed my previous posts on audiobooks, I… Continue reading Recommending My Favorite Audiobooks Pt. 2

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Five Star Predictions: The Results Pt. 2

Hello friends! I'm finally here with the last three two books I read for my five star predictions post, sharing if they've lived up to my expectations, or not. As you can see, I crossed out the number three there, and that is because I'm unsure when I'll get to the final book - The… Continue reading Five Star Predictions: The Results Pt. 2

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An Intro to Romance With 40 Romance Recommendations

Hello friends! I'm a massive fan of the romance genre.. but that wasn't always the case. There was a time when I was scared to venture into the genre, which can seem pretty intimidating at first glance, as it is massive, with many authors and sub-genres, and can be hard to navigate. I've wanted to… Continue reading An Intro to Romance With 40 Romance Recommendations

Wrap Up

Lots of Books and Other Forms of Media We Consumed During January

Hello friends! After taking a break from these posts in December, we are back with our regular monthly wrap up, and we have a lot to share, so I can't wait to get started. As usual, we have divided the post into different parts - even though, frankly, the life section has been dying since… Continue reading Lots of Books and Other Forms of Media We Consumed During January

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Our Joint Review of The House in the Cerulean Sea

Hey everyone!  Today we’ve got a special extra post to share! It’s our collaborative review of a book we both love dearly, The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune. We hope you enjoy it and that it encourages you to pick up this wonderful, heartwarming story in the future! Synopsis: A magical island.… Continue reading Our Joint Review of The House in the Cerulean Sea