I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman

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I Was Born for This is my first novel by Alice Oseman that I’ve read, and I absolutely adored it. I’ve heard countless incredible things about this story, and I found not knowing anything about this story going in to it was the best thing to do. I was surprised about how much I loved it, how much it lifted me from a reading slump and how happy i felt reading it.

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Reading Update and Blogging Anxiety

I had an absolutely great reading month in April, and I was really pleased with how much I managed to get read at the start of YALC stress. I created my TBR’s and started to read from them and was very pleased with what I actually managed to get done. Then I hit a slump.

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April 2018 Wrap-Up

I figured that i’d have a good reading month in April, it has been the start of YALC TBR’s and honestly a lot of panic about what i’m reading up until July. I wanted to spend a lot of time on my YALC TBR and make a good start this month, however with book club and our first proper pick of book club being April, i think i had less time than i anticipated.

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A Wrinkle in Time – Adaptation Chat

adaptationI had never heard of A Wrinkle in Time before it was announced that Ava DuVernay (amazing director and massive inspiration) would be directing the adaptation, working with Disney. I then found it’s quite a well-known book but I’m unsure if that’s more so in America than the UK. I was super excited about the film and figured I may as well read the book before watching it because it sounded like quite an interesting concept. I finished the book in February and got chance to watch the adaptation a couple of weeks ago. Here’s a little chatty review of both the book and the film!

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The Lit & Phil – Newcastle

Last week, me and my partner took an over night trip to Newcastle. I’d been wanting somewhere semi-new (I’ve been before) to explore and to get away from our city for a while. Newcastle seemed like a good option, with it’s museum options, shops and historic places to visit.

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