• Getting ready for the first day of my final year as an Undergrad!
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I can’t believe how quickly it’s gone🙊
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Then I’m off to Birmingham with my favourite person for the weekend💕
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There’s also a new Fairyloot unboxing on my blog (link in bio✌🏻) - my favourite box to date!
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  • Back to university in seven days...
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I’d much rather be looking over the harbour of Villefranche again.
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At least I get to go back there next year with my favourite person💕
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There’s a few holiday posts gone up about this last cruise (link in bio✌🏻)
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  • Spending the day with my laptop catching up on posts, emails and everything I’ve let slide over the past three weeks😂
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Oh and I start third year in eight days....😱
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I’ve finally put my August Wrap up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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I had a real good reading month 😂
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  • #throwback to a lovely Sunday breakfast with my favourite person💕
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After a lovely night in Manchester we headed to @pkbcoffee - a favourite place of ours.
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And the best eggs royale I’ve ever had! Sam’s breakfast tacos were pretty good too😉
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  • On a rare Saturday off my favourite person and I ventured off to Ikea on a furniture hunt.
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Did we get furniture? No. But I do now have new lamps and a very cool teapot.
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Ah the power of IKEA.
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There’s a review up of This Cruel Design on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - IKEA meatballs, yay or nay?
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  • Well and truly a victim of the plane lurgy😂
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A night of netflix and tea for me.
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I’m thinking about starting the Dark Crystal tonight too.
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There’s a review up of This Mortal Coil by @emily.suvada which I adored! •
And there’s a little recommend post up for the Slytherins out there (Link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - what superpower would you want?
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  • I am wrapped up in a blanket and determined to finish Supermarket by Bobby Hall! I have about ten pages left😱
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But this headache is making it so difficult 😫
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There’s a new review up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - how do you deal with headaches. I need help😂
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  • All unpacked and getting back on track with little jobs, posts and also going back to Uni....
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Before Sam and I went away I fully intended to keep posting on my blog and on here.
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That really didn’t end up happening and the little digital break was so nice☺️
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Equally as nice to be back and there’s a full review of Dark Age by Pierce Brown up on my blog - be warned it’s full of spoilers 😂 (Link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - Beach holiday or city break?
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  • Home and nearly unpacked from an amazing ten days with this one💕
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Now I need a brew and a nap😂
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Can’t wait for the next adventure ✈️
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  • Half way through my last shift set before we go on holiday💕
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I can’t wait to be in Sicily with my favourite person eating all the pasta and pizza.
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I can’t wait to get some more sun and take lots and lots of pictures🙊
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There’s a new post up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻) - the first in a new series: The Cruise Diaries🚢
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#QOTD - last film you cried at?
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  • Soon off to get my hair done...I don’t even want to acknowledge how bad my roots are again😂
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Then meeting my favourite person for some drinks in our local💕
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In the meantime I’m still in laptop mode contemplating how long it’s going to take me to write my Dark Age review🤦🏻‍♀️
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There’s a significantly smaller review up of Seraph of the Age Volume Sixteen (Link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd: do you review everything you read?
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Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Rainy Day Reads

April 24, 2019
Top 5 Wednesday

What is Top 5 Wednesday?

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such.

This weeks topic is: Rainy Day Reads

1. Frat Girl by Kiley Roache

I've noticed that for the most part, my rainy day reads are contemporaries. Frat Girl fits in with this. I'd happily reread this book. It's all about Cassandra, who as her scholarship research project pledges to a fraternity in order to either prove or dispel the myth that fraternities are inherently misogynistic. This is such a surprisingly funny book but still has hard-hitting moments. A firm favourite of mine.

I have a review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

2. Giant Days

Giant Days has quickly become one of my favourite graphic novel series which is a bit surprising. I tend to lean to towards all the fantasy and sci-fi stories. For whatever reason Giant days has stuck with me. I think it's partially because I'm at University at the moment so some of the things these girls see and go through I can relate to. They're also just brilliant characters.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

Eliza and Her Monsters is a favourite book of mine for so many reasons. It's a love letter to fandom, has a creative main character and reps anxiety so well. This is the book I'll go back to when I'm having a bad time and just read a few pages. It's like getting a hug.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

4. Holding Up The Universe by Jennifer Niven

I remember being up till 4 am reading this. I couldn't put it down. I find Jennifer Niven's writing so moreish. This would be the perfect book to curl up in a corner with. I found the two main characters very easy to like. Jack was a popular guy but with a secret, he had a condition that meant he couldn't recognise or recall peoples faces. Even his own family. Libby is dealing with the death of her mother, a heartbroken father, her own grief and the fact that her classmates only care about her weight. There's so much more to this book.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

2. The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven

Izzy O'Neill is one of my favourite female characters and one of my favourite characters in general. She's witty, smart and isn't afraid to show it. The entire book centres around slut shaming. Izzy gets photographed in an intimate situation with another guy and it gets everywhere. Mainly, because the guy is the son of a prominent politician. He, however, receives little to no backlash. It's such an important book that explores the double standards given to women and their sexuality.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

What are your rainy day reads

Thank you for reading,

Katie x

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