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I’ll Be Reading Soon – A Library TBR

Hey everyone, it’s Sabrina!  Today’s post is a list of all the books I am on the waiting list for from my library.  It’s a TBR of sorts, though I have no idea how long it will take for these books to get to me - one of them I have been waiting for since… Continue reading I’ll Be Reading Soon – A Library TBR

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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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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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5 Signs You Should Take a Reading Break

Hi, it’s Sabrina and as you may know, I have been experiencing a reading slump for the last few months.  I go through slumps every now and then, which I think is pretty normal, so I thought I could share with you today some of the signs that it’s time to stop forcing yourself to… Continue reading 5 Signs You Should Take a Reading Break

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My Library Surprised Me! Did It Work?

Hey, it’s Sabrina again!  I’ve been planning this post for quite some time now, but it has turned out vastly different to what I was hoping it would be.  A couple months ago, my library gave the option for its members to have boxes of books delivered to their home, since we weren’t allowed to… Continue reading My Library Surprised Me! Did It Work?

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Extremely Specific Tropes I Like and Dislike

Hello friends! I know I'm not the only blogger who has strong feelings about extremely specific tropes in books. In most cases, these are not 'big' tropes that influence the whole novel or the character arc - like the chosen one trope does, for example - rather, they are smaller instances or are just more… Continue reading Extremely Specific Tropes I Like and Dislike

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The Lowest Rated Books I’ve Read

Hi everyone!  Today I’m going to be chatting about the ten books I’ve read with the lowest average rating on Goodreads and how I felt about them.  I imagine their exact ranking probably changes as more people read and rate the books, but I’m putting this list in the order it was in when I… Continue reading The Lowest Rated Books I’ve Read

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Revisiting An Old Post: Do I Read What I Say I’m Going To?

Hi all!  It’s Sabrina and as some of you may know, I used to run a book blog on my own called Sabrina’s Stories.  I stopped blogging in early 2016 but to be honest, the end had been coming for a little while before that.  Anyway, today I thought I would revisit one of my… Continue reading Revisiting An Old Post: Do I Read What I Say I’m Going To?

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Seven Sunshine + Grumpy Character Pairings

Isn't it adorable to see a soft, sunshine character slowly coaxing a grumpy character out of their shell? I love this trope so much, and I know many of you do too, so I brought you seven novels that make excellent use of this trope. These titles are swoony and sweet, and I do hope… Continue reading Seven Sunshine + Grumpy Character Pairings