DIY Painted Book Pages

As of recent, the book community has been obsessed with sprayed book edges. I am one of those people. DIY sprayed edges has also become something everyone is trying. I’ve seen so many pictures in the past week alone!

I never thought I’d try and paint my books. Like ever. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t write in her books. I can’t even break the spine! But I was tempted to try this, and surprisingly, it turned out perfectly!

I was asked to make a tutorial on how to paint book edges. So, in today’s post I’ll be showing you how to do that!

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4 Reasons to Read The Raven Boys

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The Raven Boys was one of my most anticipated reads for this year.

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I’ve put off reading it for so long because I was worried about all the hype that was surrounding it. Since I worried so much the book ended up siting on my shelf for around 4 years. I vowed to read it this year, and I finally did! The Raven Boys was an interesting read. I really enjoyed the story and characters. I was told the books after are even better than the first. I’ve already started The Dream Thieves!

So, if you need motivation to start this wonderful book, keep scrolling!

 

 

 

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I believe that this book is very character driven which is one of the things I love. Not that it doesn’t have a plot, but you get to know each Raven boy in their own way. Also, most importantly we have Blue our main character. I really felt attached to the characters, and fell in love with them all pretty quickly.

Blue is eccentric with her very own sense of style and not at all psychic. Gansey was by far one of my favorites, and I will protect him at all costs. Ronan grew on me the further I got in the book. He isn’t easy to love but I ended up loving him regardless. Adam on the other hand has his own issues and I spent majority of the book wanting him to be okay. Noah is the cutest. I found him very weird in the beginning but with time I loved him just as much as the rest.

 

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted over at Breaking the Spine. The idea is to share books that are soon to be releasing and that you’re excited about!

Each Wednesday I’ll be sharing with you the books that I can’t wait to release!

This week I chose THE BRIDE TEST by Helen Hoang. I read The Kiss Quotient a few days ago and although it wasnt my favorite I couldn’t deny another book with autism representation. I’m also so happy to say that I was auto-approved for a copy of this by the publishers! will be reading it during this month.

 

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February TBR (2019)

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Well that was quick.

How is it February already?! Clearly it’s going to be another quick year. I didn’t manage to read everything on my January TBR and so I’ve moved some books to this month. I’ll also be including my monthly TBR for some reading challenges that I joined. Lots and lots of awesome books!!

 

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Beckoning Shadow by Katharyn Blair

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted over at Breaking the Spine. The idea is to share books that are soon to be releasing and that you’re excited about!

Each Wednesday I’ll be sharing with you the books that I can’t wait to release!

This week I’ll be talking about THE BECKONING SHADOW! This book was my favorite read last year. I fell in love with the story, writing and the characters. I’ve been hyping it ever since then and that’s not going to change this year.

 

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Waiting on Wednesday: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted over at Breaking the Spine. The idea is to share books that are soon to be releasing and that you’re excited about!

Each Wednesday I’ll be sharing with you the books that I can’t wait to release!

This week I’ll be talking about SORCERY OF THORNS! I got an ARC last week and I’m super excited to start it soon! I’m still going to feature it on Waiting on Wednesday today though.

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Author Interview: Katharyn Blair

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I present to you all my interview with the most amazing debut author of 2019, Katharyn Blair!

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So excited for all of you to read this fun interview with Katharyn Blair! I read an ARC of her debut in November, and I can’t explain to you all how AMAZING it was no matter how many words I use. So do yourselves a favor and add the book to your TBR.

 

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Requesting Review Copies

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I’m often asked how I get review copies or as most of us know them, ARCs. To get review copies physical ones or digital is quite difficult for international readers. As an international reader myself  I’ve been lucky enough to be sent review copies and in today’s post I’ll be sharing as many tips and techniques that I use. I hope this somehow helps you all.

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Waiting On Wednesday: Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted over at Breaking the Spine. The idea is to share books that are soon to be releasing and that you’re excited about!

Each Wednesday I’ll be sharing with you the books that I can’t wait to release!

This week I chose CHAIN OF GOLD by Cassandra Clare. Everyone is probably aware that I’ll read anything that Cassie writes, and you can’t imagine how excited I was to hear about this trilogy.

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Books with Arab or Muslim characters

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It means a lot to me to be represented in books whether as a Muslim or an Arab.

I did some research and found some YA books that have either Muslim or Arab/Middle Eastern characters (Not necessarily both). My goal for this year is to read as many of these books as possible. I’ve noticed that I’ve read close to nothing, but hopefully I’ll be changing that soon.

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