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A Spontaneously Large Book Haul|July TBR

This week was one of the rare times that my lack of organizational skills and abundance of procrastination habits turned out to be a blessing in disguise.The other day, I found an Amazon gift card I had from THREE YEARS AGO just sitting inside a drawer, and since I have been slowly running out of ebooks from Libby and desperately craving the feeling of a real, physical book, I decided to spend my long-lost gift card on- you guessed it- books.

6 Amazing YA Historical Fiction Books

I love historical fiction; it’s my favorite genre, which a lot of people think is weird but what can I say? History is fascinating, and historical fiction is MASSIVELY underrated. Here are some of my favorite historical fiction books written for YA/older middle grade, in the rough order of their featured time periods.

15 Classics I Really Want To Read

Unpopular opinion: I LOVE analyzing books in English class. Hear me out! English teachers definitely have a propensity to read a little too deeply into a text- arguably putting more thought into analyzing a book’s meaning than the original author, but I think there’s real value in interpreting the message of a book for yourself, even if you go a little overboard with symbolism. And most of the books we read are classics for a reason: they’re good books.

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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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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