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Book Adaptation Review: The Babysitters Club

About The Book: The Baby-Sitters Club (also known as BSC) is a series of novels written by Ann M. Martin and published by Scholastic between 1986 and 2000. The Baby-Sitters Club is about a group of friends who live in the fictional, suburban town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut. These friends run a local babysitting service called… Continue reading Book Adaptation Review: The Babysitters Club

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Thoughts for Thursday: How To Un-haul Books

Unhauling books is a question that comes up for book bloggers and hoarders all the time. We buy a lot of books, and eventually, space becomes a rare commodity. The question i, how do you actually unhaul books? As a self-confessed hoarder (of books, and admittedly, everything else), this is what works for me. Take… Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: How To Un-haul Books

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Bookish Baking #14: Baz and Levi’s Pumpkin Mocha Breve (Fangirl/Carry On)

Pumpkin Mocha Breve Ingredients: 3 tablespoons espresso powder (Cafe Bustelo is my favorite) 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice mix pinch ground spices, such as cinnamon or cardamom, optional 1/4 cup liquid chai drink (its like concentrated chai tea, sold at most grocery stores, and is used for making coffee and tea drinks)… Continue reading Bookish Baking #14: Baz and Levi’s Pumpkin Mocha Breve (Fangirl/Carry On)

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Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

I'd never had sour cherry scones before Watford. Just raisin ones–and more often plain, and always something that came from the shop, then got left in an oven too long.           At Watford, there are fresh-baked cherry scones for breakfast every day if you want them. And again in the afternoon… Continue reading Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

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Favorite Books of the Decade: 2010-2019

So, this past decade, I was 10 (2010) to 20 (turned in 2019) years old, so a lot of reading, and a lot of formative reading was done. Here are the ten books that most stick out as my favorite of the decade, narrowed to those published within the peace as well.  

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Rec Your Friday: New Year – A Book That’s Been On Your TBR Forever That You HAVE To Get To

January 3rd 2020 Prompt: New Year – A Book That’s Been On Your TBR Forever That You HAVE To Get To The series is Rec Your Friday, and each week there is a theme. The way this works is simple: Choose a book you’re dying to read or recommend a favorite book. Then, recommend a… Continue reading Rec Your Friday: New Year – A Book That’s Been On Your TBR Forever That You HAVE To Get To

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Rec Your Friday: A New Weekly Book Blogging Meme

Here is another series I want to start on this blog! The series is Rec Your Friday, and each week there will be a theme. Themes may be a trope, a general bookish theme, a genre, or may ask for favorites repping a particular aspect not seen as often in books such as F/F romances… Continue reading Rec Your Friday: A New Weekly Book Blogging Meme

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Thoughts for Thursday: A New Monthly Book Blogging Meme

Here is a new original feature of this blog: Thoughts for Thursday. Each month there will be a bookish discussion topic that I will be writing on, and encourage others to write on with me. Topics are posted in advance. Posts can be posted any Thursday (or other day if that works for you) of… Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: A New Monthly Book Blogging Meme

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THE MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL TAG!

I was tagged by the wonderful The Orangutan Librarian– really recommend you check them out! REUNION OF FAMILY NAME A BOOK WITH FAMILY GOALS   FULL MOON NAME A BOOK WITH A WEREWOLF   MOONCAKES NAME A KIND OF FOOD IN A BOOK THAT YOU WISH WAS REAL RABBIT NAME YOUR FAVOURITE CREATURE FROM A… Continue reading THE MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL TAG!