Author: Emily @frappesandfiction

My Weird Reading Habits

Hi everyone! I wrote this article really randomly and I don’t know if it’s already a tag, but here are a few of my weird reading habits 1. Eating Pretzels While Reading– this habit is really oddly specific and my friends will laugh at me if they read this because I have a serious pretzel

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The YA Tropes You Love to Hate|My NEW Posting Schedule

Admit it, you have heard someone hate on the Young Adult genre at least once. YA gets bashed a LOT because of the borderline-formulaic approach of a ton of popular books…. As an American teenage girl, I am exactly the target audience, and here are some common tropes even I’ve noticed… *Disclaimer- although they’re trope-y,

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Top 5 Authors I Need To Start Reading

Summer’s coming up soon, and that means I’ll have even more extra time for reading. Here are 5 authors whose books I have NEVER read but I really want to try out! Ruta Sepetys– Ruta Sepetys is a celebrated YA historical fiction writer. Her books tend to focus on little-known events in history that aren’t

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7 Productive Things To Do During Quarantine

My school has been closed for over a month, and with the proliferation of headlines like “Social Distancing May Last Until 2022”, it seems like there is no end in sight. What should you do when you’re stuck at home? Here are seven ideas: Read!– This is a book blog, so of course I’m going

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10 Great Classics I Didn’t Read for School

The school system loves to assign us books to read: usually classics, and usually depressing. But the books you read for school aren’t the only classics worth your time! Without further ado, here are 10 great classics I read outside of school. *Disclaimer: Many of these I read years ago and are considered children’s classics,

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Book Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

I definitely liked this book more than I was expecting to. I don’t always enjoy YA romance books because of the seemingly inevitable instalove and cringey, pseudo-deep dialogue. But Five Feet Apart was a pleasant surprise: it had two intelligent, well-developed protagonists and a really sweet (and really sad) story.