Brin Guivera

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Who would be my top fictional boyfriends? Find out here:

fictional boyfriends

fictional boyfriends

 I saw this tag on She Reads She Blogs and thought it looked like loads of fun. I mean, I don’t know about anyone else but I have a ton of book boyfriends – every time I read a new series with a swoony male lead, I add yet another to my harem. Guess I’m kinda slutty that way! :P So instead of waiting to be tagged, I decided to tag myself!

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See what books I added to my shelves this week:

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stacking the shelves
Stacking The Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews

Here are the rules:

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

  • Participants are to create their own…

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I was nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award! See my post here:

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I am totally speechless and completely over the moon because I have just been nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award by Rosemarie @ A Reading Writer and Jasmine @ These Paper Words. Thanks so much to these two lovely ladies, I would urge anyone reading this post to check out their awesome blogs. I am very happy to be nominated for this (and just after being nominated for Sisterhood of the World…

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See what book I am waiting on this week here: #WoW

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

I was taking part in both Waiting on Wednesday and WWW Wednesdaysbut it was getting a little too much trying to do both on the same day. I have decided to keep doing both but now on alternate weeks. That way I can still keep doing both of them –…

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I was nominated for an award by the lovely Erin @Betterinblue11 here: #SisterhoodoftheWorldBloggersAward #blogaward

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Erin over at I Think I’m Obsessed just nominated me for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award! I was totally surprised but extremely happy to be nominated. Big thanks to Erin (go and check out her blog if you haven’t already – for it is awesome).

Here are the rules:

Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site.
Put the award logo on your blog.
Answer the ten questions…

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mountain-books:

I almost considered a book buying ban.

Almost.

(via alibraryismyparadise)

traveltheworldwithaflaskoftea:

Books and Cupcakes August 2014 Book Photo Challenge

Day 27 - Coffee or Tea?

Every hot beverage ever. (My family are very keen on hot beverages.)

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Top Ten Authors I’ve Only Read One Book From But NEED to Read More: #toptentuesday

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top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is:

Top Ten Authors I’ve Only Read One Book From But NEED to Read More

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Check out my Top 10 LGBT YA books read this year: #LGBT #LGBT Challenge 2014

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As part of the above challenge Cayce made September LIST Month - whereby participants in the challenge can list (post about) their Favourite LGBT YA.

Anyone who regularly frequents this blog will be well-aware that I adore making lists! I decided that I would choose the topic:

Top 10 LGBT YA books I have read this year

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Tristant and Elijah by Jennifer Lavoie

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I really loved the mystery element…

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See my review of If I Stay movie here:

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Directed by: R.J. Cutler
Based on the novel by: Gayle Forman
Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz; Mireille Enos; Joshua Leonard; Jamie Blackley; Aisha Hinds; Liana Liberato; and Stacy Keach

Links: Movie | Book | Author Website

 Movie Review

If I Stay by Gayle Forman was one of the books I read before I started blogging or even reviewing online. Suffice it to say, it was a truly moving and emotional…

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stacking the shelves
Stacking The Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews

Here are the rules:

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

  • Participants are to create their own…

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holiday pics

holiday pics

I have been a little bit MIA this week but I had a good reason for it – I was away on a short break to Pitlochry! It’s been a long time since I was on holiday so it was really good to get away for a bit!

I had a great time – I really relaxed and recharged my batteries. Didn’t get a whole lot of reading done but it was a fantastic trip.

I don’t normally share too much of my personal life on my…

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fantasy collage

top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is:

Top Ten Underrated Authors or Books in the Fantasy genre

I am a bit late with this post again (internet is only working intermittently) but better late than never I suppose!

     fantasy collage

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