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Get Your Sh*t Together - Sarah Knight

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Title: Get Your Sh*t Together
Author: Sarah Knight
Series or Standalone: Standalone (but has other books similar)
Genre: Non-Fiction, Self-help
Format: Paperback

Publication Date: December 27th 2016

Goodreads Summary: 

Ever find yourself snowed under at the office - or even just glued to the sofa - when you really want to get out (for once), get to the gym (at last), and get started on that big, personal project you're always putting off?

Then it's time to get your sh*t together.

"Get Your Sh*t Together" takes you one step further, organising the worries you want and need to give to help you to quit your day job and move abroad, balance work and fun - and save money while you're at it - or simply get out of the door in time for happy hour, every day.

My Review:
***DISCLAIMER: I am writing this as a jet lagged hypo mess at 1am so just keep that in mind whilst reading this review. This is a bit ironic considering the title of the book but oh well... (BTW ENGLAND WAS AWESOME) …

Queens of Geek - Jen Wilde // Blog Tour: Review

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Title: Queens of Geek
Author: Jen Wilde
Series or Standalone: Standalone
Genre: YA Romance, Contemporary 
Format: Paperback

Publication Date: March 14th 2017
Goodreads Summary: 
When BFFs Charlie, Taylor and Jamie go to SupaCon, they know it’s going to be a blast. What they don’t expect is for it to change their lives forever.

Charlie likes to stand out. SupaCon is her chance to show fans she’s over her public breakup with co-star, Reese Ryan. When Alyssa Huntington arrives as a surprise guest, it seems Charlie’s long-time crush on her isn’t as one-sided as she thought.

While Charlie dodges questions about her personal life, Taylor starts asking questions about her own.

Taylor likes to blend in. Her brain is wired differently, making her fear change. And there’s one thing in her life she knows will never change: her friendship with Jamie—no matter how much she may secretly want it to. But when she hears about the Queen Firestone SupaFan Contest, she starts to rethink her rules on playing it saf…

Dracula - Bram Stoker : Review

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Title: Dracula
Author: Bram Stoker
Series or Standalone: Standalone
Genre: Classic, Horror
Format: Paperback

Publication Date: May 26th 1897

Goodreads Summary: 
When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client and his castle. Soon afterwards, a number of disturbing incidents unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby; strange puncture marks appear on a young woman’s neck; and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the imminent arrival of his ‘Master’. In the ensuing battle of wits between the sinister Count Dracula and a determined group of adversaries, Bram Stoker created a masterpiece of the horror genre, probing deeply into questions of human identity and sanity, and illuminating dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire.
My Review:
Soo, Dracula is the first book we read in the book club I recently joined at school. Although this novel was probably one of the slowest re…

Top 5 Wednesday: 01/03/2017

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It's T5W time!
For those of you who don't know.... Top 5 Wednesday is a Goodreads Group where each week a new topic is chosen - generally associated with books! 

This week's topic is....

Fictional Jobs you'd want to have.
These are any fictional careers that you have read in any books or/and seen in movies/tv shows/video games that you would want to pursue!
5. Waitress @ Central Perk - F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
Soo, you may or may not know, but my Mum, sister and I are kind of addicted to Friends. We have seen each episode at least 20-30x, but that doesn't stop us from deciding to watch Friends over anything else. I would LOVE to work at Central Perk and even if Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Phoebe and Joey weren't there, I think the atmosphere of the Café would be amazing enough. ALSO, it's in New York City so I would be very very happy. 


4. An Assassin - Assassin's Creed.
Lately, I have started playing Assassin's Creed and I really like it. I feel like a badass wh…

Friday Reads: 24/02/2017

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Happy Friday everyone! I am soo glad it's Friday even though I'm working all weekend I needed a break from all the stress that is school!

Tomorrow I am planning on taking some photos for my bookstagram account: @brooklyn.reads on instagram and hopefully I will be able to find some time to read before/after work :)

I am currently listening to the audiobook of Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys and I am really enjoying it. At school I'm studying the Holocaust in history so listening to this book whilst learning about the context around this book in depth in class (plus more) is helping me a lot.

I have also joined a book club at school and for our first read we are reading Dracula by Bram Stoker. I am only up to chapter 3, but I am loving it and can't wait to continue.

I hope you all have a fabulous weekend filled with lots of reading and SLEEEEEP!!


Life/Reading Update : 14/02/17

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Hello everyone! I have taken a little break from blogging as I've been moving houses and it has been hectic with school starting again, work and HAVING NO INTERNET! 

Soo, I am going to be posting as much as I can and as frequently as possible because I miss this blog and it is driving me crazy. 

I am currently reading To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee for English and I cannot express the amount of feelings I have been having whilst reading this novel. I have not read something this good for awhile and it is the best feeling to be reading a good written book. I will be writing an essay this semester on the novel which I am excited for and I can't wait to share and express my feelings and opinions on my blog when I am finished the book! 

During the next few months I want to be a little more creative on this blog, try new looks/ideas and get out my comfort zone. Personally I have always struggled to be creative in my own way, so I would like to attempt to find my full potential of…

Top 5 Wednesday: 04/01/17

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a merry merry Christmas and a great New Year's. For my first blog post of 2017, I am doing a T5W!

This week's topic is:2017 Goals

These don't have to be book related, but my specifically are. I will be doing a video on my youtube channel later this month about my goals in general if you want to hear more about that! 

Link to my channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwp16OpSOXEFEQWx9FqRDNA


If you want to know everything about this T5W, you can click on thisamazing link which will take you to Goodreads.  T5W was created by Lainey but is now managed by Samantha!
5. Read more diversely: For the past 2 years I have been trying to catch up with all of the popular reads and I haven't given myself a chance to expand my reading tastes. This year I want to venture into different genres and read more variegated novels as I enjoy debating my opinions on controversial themes. 
4. Be more critical with my reviews/ratings: During my time on goo…