Let’s Talk Bookish: Overused book tropes

Hello, and happy Friday! Today I didn’t have school which was really nice, and I did a small birthday thing with some friends, and I had a really good time with that!! I also read a fair amount this morning, and finished reading One of Us is Next, by Karen M. McManus. It was really good, and in my opinion much better than the first book in the series.

Anyways, onto today’s Let’s Talk Bookish topic! This one was actually suggested by me, so if you couldn’t guess, I’ve got lots of opinions on it. I’m so excited to be talking all about overused book tropes, so I’m gonna dive right into this post.

Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly discussion post created by Rukky @ Eternity Books and is hosted by Rukky and Dani @ A Literary Lion! For this week’s topic, I’m going to talk about overused book tropes!!

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What some my favorite characters were doing when they were my age – part 2, age 14

Hello! Today was a pretty busy Thursday, but I have a four day weekend coming up: an exciting one, because my birthday’s on Sunday! I did a post like this last year, but it was all about 13 year old characters. I’ve been so excited for this one for so long, and it was so much fun to put together.

I’m in a weird in between age right now: Most young adult protagonists are 15-18, and middle grade characters are usually 12 and under. But I managed to scrape up a pretty good list of characters, and I hope you have fun reading about what they were all up to when they were my age, fourteen years old!

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WWW Wednesday 59

Hello, and happy Wednesday! School was pretty boring today, as it was only a half day, and we didn’t do much, but my afternoon was really good! Two of my friends came over after school, and we watched some of Titanic, which was really fun, and afterwards I had my library volunteer training! I’m going to be doing shelf reading, and I’m a little nervous about how fun that’s going to be, but hopefully it’ll be good! Anyways, I’m going to jump right into my weekly reading update (and, because my birthday is this Sunday, the last WWW Wednesday post from while I’m fourteen!)

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On a World of Words, and how it works is each week I answer three questions about my the books I’ve read, finished reading and want to read next.

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Our Violent Ends, by Chloe Gong | a spoiler free review for the finale to this amazing duology

Hello! I hope you’ve all had lovely weekends. My weekend was pretty good. I went to a pumpkin patch with some friends this afternoon, and it ended up raining really hard, but it was so much fun! I only have a four day week at school because it’s a grading day, which is really nice, so I’m at least looking forwards to that!

Anyways, I’m really excited for today’s review: it’s for one of my favorite books, and one of my most anticipated releases of this year: Our Violent Ends, by Chloe Gong, the finale to the These Violent Delights duology!

These Violent Delights is a historical fantasy set in 1920’s Shanghai, about the heirs to two gangs, the Scarlets and the White Flowers, who despite a blood feud going back must work together to stop a dangerous monster tearing through the city, infecting people and causing them to rip out their very own throats.

It’s an incredible book, so when I received an advance copy from the publisher I was ecstatic. So, without further ado, I’m going to dive right into my review for this amazing historical fantasy.

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Let’s Talk Bookish: Cut and Paste Character Archetypes

Hello, and happy Friday! I haven’t had too much happen this week: just little bit of reading, and a lot of school work. I’m really excited for the weekend! I have dance for a lot of tomorrow, from 10-2:30, but after that I’ll hopefully get some writing done (maybe nano prep, but I’m not sure) and I’m going to try and schedule some blog posts. Anyways, I’m actually really excited for this week’s prompt: I think that I’ll have a lot of thoughts on this weeks LTB topic!

This week’s topic is: cut and paste character archetypes (suggested by Dani)! I definitely have a lot of thoughts on this subject, and I’m excited to share them all with you..

Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly discussion post created by Rukky @ Eternity Books and is hosted by Rukky and Dani @ A Literary Lion! For this week’s topic, I’m going to talk about my thoughts on standalone books and series, and what I prefer!!

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WWW Wednesday 58

Hello, and happy Wednesday! This afternoon has been very exciting for me because Rick Riordan’s next book was announced: we’re getting a standalone novel about Nico DiAngelo and Will Solace in 2023, and I could not be more excited!! I’ve been hoping for a book about Nico for so long, and I’m so excited that it’s going to be a reality!

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On a World of Words, and how it works is each week I answer three questions about my the books I’ve read, finished reading and want to read next.

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Anticipated releases: October 2021

Hello! I’m really excited to share today’s post with you all: my most anticipated releases of October 2021! There are a ton of amazing books coming out this month, and here are six I cannot wait to read!!

I’ve been waiting for Daughter of the Deep for months, and I’m so so excited to read Rick Riordan’s newest book. I’ve heard amazing things about both Vespertine and Jade Fire Gold from so many people, and I know that I’m going to love both of the books. And the rest seem equally amazing, so here is what they’re all about.

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Cold-Blooded Myrtle, by Elizabeth C. Bunce | a spoiler-free review for a thrilling mystery

Hello! Today was a long day at school, but I don’t have too much homework so I was able to finish up this review!! A few months ago, Algonquin Young Readers sent me an advance copy of Cold-Blooded Myrtle, the third book in the Myrtle Hardcastle mysteries series, and I was so excited to read it!! This amazing middle-grade historical mystery comes out tomorrow, and I thought it was the perfect time to share my thoughts on the book with you all.

This review does not have spoilers for any of the books in the series, so you’ll be safe reading on, no matter now many of the books you’ve read. And with that, I’m going to dive into this review!

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Let’s Talk Bookish: Series vs. Standalones

Hello and happy Saturday! This week’s LTB post is a day late, but since I like doing wrap ups on the 1st of the month if possible, I decided to push this week’s post a bit back.

This week’s topic is one that I’m actually really excited about: series vs. standalones (suggested by M.T. Wilson @ Last book on the left) I don’t really know if there is one that I prefer, but I’m excited to see what thoughts I have on this topic.

Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly discussion post created by Rukky @ Eternity Books and is hosted by Rukky and Dani @ A Literary Lion! For this week’s topic, I’m going to talk about my thoughts on standalone books and series, and what I prefer!!

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September 2021 wrap up and October goals

Hello, and happy Friday!! It’s October, which is my favorite month of the year for many reasons: it’s fall, the leaves are changing, and it overall is beautiful outside. Halloween of course happens, and October is also… my birthday month!!

I somehow turn fifteen in just over two weeks, which is crazy to me. This past year has really gone by so fast. And so has this month. I’m going to go from here into my wrap up of September, and my goals for October.

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