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30 Marvelous Mystery-Thriller Book Recommendations

Hello and welcome to the first Spooky October post of 2020! 🎃 Those of you who have been with us for more than a year are likely already familiar with Spooky October, but for everyone else, I think an introduction to this Halloween goodness is in order. Spooky October was created back in 2015 -… Continue reading 30 Marvelous Mystery-Thriller Book Recommendations

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Fantastic Friends to Lovers Book Recommendations

Hello friends! Giving you book recommendations based on some of my favorite tropes has been incredibly fun, so I'm back with another recommendation post. This time, I brought you eight novels that make excellent use of the friends to lovers trope, also known as one of the softest tropes known to man. 🥺 I feel… Continue reading Fantastic Friends to Lovers Book Recommendations

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Recommending Books Based on Folklore by Taylor Swift

Hello friends! As most of you will probably know by now, Taylor Swift has recently released a surprise album, folklore, also known as one of the most excellent, softest albums I've ever heard. 🥺 With the exception of the final two track, peace and hoax, I adore every single song on that album, and I… Continue reading Recommending Books Based on Folklore by Taylor Swift

Wrap Up

2020 Challenge Check In: A Mixture of Success and Failure

Hi everyone!  Today we’re here to give you an update on how we're doing with the challenges we signed up for this year.  There are some mixed results, but overall I think we're going pretty well and are on track to complete our goals by the time the year is out! VERA The Book Blog… Continue reading 2020 Challenge Check In: A Mixture of Success and Failure

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Results: Five Star Predictions (Pt. 1)

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post about seven titles I was 99.99% sure I'd love. I was excited to see the results of my five star predictions, but even so, it's taken me ages to get to these novels. I'm awful at getting to a fixed TBR, and that's really hindered my… Continue reading Results: Five Star Predictions (Pt. 1)

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My In-Depth Review of The Diviners by Libba Bray

I mean, who couldn't use a long, engrossing series to read right now? After about ten years, The Diviners came to an end this February, and finally, after rereading the first three books, I finished the series! And you guys, I'm pleased to say that it's now officially taken its place on my 'all time… Continue reading My In-Depth Review of The Diviners by Libba Bray

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Eight TV Shows I Want to Watch in 2020

Hello friends! It's no question that I'm bad at keeping up with tv shows - I get bored, abandon them, or simply forget about them completely. With most shows it feels like the creators are milking them way past their limit, making them feel empty and meaningless. However, that has never stopped me from wanting… Continue reading Eight TV Shows I Want to Watch in 2020

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Rereading My Favorite Books of the Decade: Part 1

Ahh, I can already see this project eating up my time - and during the exam period because of course - but I'm excited so we are doing this. That's right, I'm about to reread ten of my favorite books from the decade, and I'm scared, excited, and, well, overwhelmed, so if you have a… Continue reading Rereading My Favorite Books of the Decade: Part 1

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My Overwhelmingly Large TBR Pile For Swiftathon 2020

Hello friends! As you can see from the title, I'm here with something a little different today - I'm going to be sharing my Swift-a-thon TBR! This readathon revolves around Taylor Swift's Lover album, aka one of my favorite albums ever. That said, it's not my favorite by Taylor - 1989 and Reputation would both… Continue reading My Overwhelmingly Large TBR Pile For Swiftathon 2020

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The Best Reads of the Second Half of 2019

Hello friends! If you know me at all, you likely know that I read a lot, which is why I opted for making my yearly favorites and least favorites lists bi-yearly in 2019. This means that at the beginning of July, you've already gotten my favorite reads of the first half of the year, and… Continue reading The Best Reads of the Second Half of 2019