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I would lie if I said that I’ve always loved reading. In fact, there was a time when I actually hated it. My parents and teachers would encourage me to read, but to me, this particular activity meant pure boredom. I preferred to watch cartoons, draw or play games on my computer, well… basically anything but reading an actual book. This changed when I was around 17 years old. One day I woke up with an incredible urge to buy The fault in our stars since the movie was about to be released. After that first page, I was hooked, and it’s safe to say that for the first time I truly saw the meaning of the reading world. I never looked back since.
Because reading has become such an important part of my life and my personal development, I thought I’d share with you my “book shelf” 😀
This is probably one of the most honest and raw books I have ever read. It change my perspective on a lot of things. Everyone struggles, even people who seem to have it all figure out. I’ve always admired Lily Collins, and when I heard that she was writing a book, I knew I had to have it. It’s a memoir filled with words of empowerment, feelings and real life problems.
I have avoided this book at first. If you ask me why, I wouldn’t know how to answer especially since I love history and am fascinated by the two World Wars. If I hadn’t gotten it as a gift from one of my good friends, I don’t think I would’ve read it. That would have been a shame because this book was phenomenal. I loved every single page, down to every paragraph. Gosh, I HIGHLY recommend this to anyone who loves history.
I am currently reading this book and o boy, it is SO GOOD. I first got my hands on it when I was in 6th grade, I think, but I didn’t exactly grasp the story well so I wasn’t very fond of it back then. I am so glad I decided to pick it up again. I would’ve missed out on a great novel.
Gosh, where do I even begin with this series. It’s nothing short of a masterpiece I’d say, since it involves impeccable writing skills, fantasy, fairies, and a pretty awesome gang. Also, it is filled with romance, for those of you who like this genre (*me*). Trust me, you won’t regret picking this up. I only have one word to describe these books: MASTERPIECES!!!!
I love the Victorian Age. All my friends know how obsessed I am with this period and how much I know about Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert. So, when an opportunity came to read this book for my English literature class, I was glad. I had read it small fragments of this book when I was in middle school ( at that time I was so bad at English ). This book is about a woman’s strength and independence. You should really check it out.
Well of course I had to include the book that started it all. Gosh when I go back and remember just how excited I was to read this book, not knowing it would change me in so many ways and beyond. Without this book, I would still be against reading. I felt all the feels there were to be felt and I just couldn’t put it down. The greatest book John Green has ever written. (The others…… I don’t really like.)
This series is a quick and easy read. I’m not sure if I would read them again now, but I loved these books in my teenage years. I honestly read them in 3 days. Yes, they are that easy to go through.
From what I’ve seen, this book has mixed reviews. Some love it, some hate it. For me though, it was an enjoyable read. At first I was reluctant since it is written in epistolary form, but after a few pages I adored how the author used this technique to express the feelings of every character. It’s not a five star book for me, but I was really touched by the story.
Gosh, this series was one of my favourites. I devoured every page. I couldn’t get enough. I found out about it in the summer of 2015 from a book blogger. It was actually the first time I have ever cried while reading a book. While the writing and story isn’t as phenomenal as the one in A Court Of Thorns And Roses series, it touched my heart with its simplicity, heavy romance and true acceptance between humans and aliens.
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