Book Review: How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa

How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa was the first book I read in 2021. It’s a short story collection that explores the lives of various different people, ranging from older women to teenaged girls. Many of the characters are from Laos who have immigrated to Canada. Thammavongsa is Lao herself, and showcases many of…

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Why You Don’t Need A Massive Makeup Collection

All over the internet we see people with huge makeup collections. Whole rooms are filled with makeup that we are suppose to aspire to have. However, why do we need a room full of makeup to be happy? Why do we need a huge makeup collection just for ourselves? I’ve been thinking about this a…

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Book Review: Bridget Jones’s Diary

In June, I decided to tackle a book that I’ve been wanting to read for years now. When I was in high school, I watched Bridget Jones’s Diary for the first time, and I instantly fell in love. That love stayed strong throughout my university years, and now that I’m graduated, I still go back…

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Project Pan 2017

As I’m starting to introduce new content into my blog, I thought why not start off with my Project Pan challenge? I have been seeing around social media a lot of people participating in Project Pan challenges, and I thought, why don’t I do one?

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Review: The Princess Diarist

May 2017 was a very Star Wars month for me. Not only was it May the 4th, but also the 40th anniversary of the franchise. I guess I picked the perfect month to read The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher. Carrie Fisher has recently become someone I look up to, and I really wanted to…

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Review: All Our Wrong Todays

I just finished moving to my new home, and now I can finally sit down and focus on my blog and Instagram. It’s been a hectic few months, and it’s nice to finally be settled. I was looking through my drafts, and noticed I never posted my review on All Our Wrong Todays. So to…

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Reading Middlemarch in March

In March, I was inspired to read Middlemarch by George Eliot, all thanks to the wonderful people I follow on Instagram. During March, @hotcocoareads hosted a Middlemarch reading challenge that I, and other bookstagrammers, joined in on. I was a little hesitant to read a 900 page novel, but having other people reading it too…

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Two Mini Reviews: Bronte & Christie

In the past few weeks, I was able to finish Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, and The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie. Both books I really enjoyed reading, and they are quite easy reads. Although I enjoyed them very much, both I had a few issues with. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is…

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The Virgin Suicides Review

A few days ago I finally finished reading The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, and I was surprisingly impressed with it. At first, I didn’t think I would like it based on the narrative voice. I felt that the narrator was something I had to get used to, but overall it was an excellent read. The…

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Books I Didn’t Like

From time to time, we all encounter a book we just didn’t like. I usually like most of the books I read, and some I even love. So when I read a book that I don’t like, I always feel very disappointed, especially if the book was hyped. If I don’t like a book, I…

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