Veronica Roth’s “Chosen Ones” Is The Adult Fantasy/Sci-Fi Combo We’ve Been Waiting For

We’re all familiar with the teenage filled, action packed, you’re the ‘chosen one’ story-lines. They take us on a journey that usually ends in one way or another with a ‘happy’ ending. The side we never get to see though, is what happens after? Do things go back to normal? Are these characters at peace…

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The Bookstagram Powerhouse: An Exploration Into the Success of Bookstagram and the People That Run It. Week Four Interview: cainbooks

Bookstagrammer Claudia, also known as @cainbooks, lives in New Zealand and started her bookstagram journey in October 2016. What I love about Claudia is the elegance and simplicity her profile oozes. Whenever I see Claudia’s posts, I can’t help but feel calmer and know that even if a day can be hard, there’s always a good…

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Heavy Themes Explored in Veronica Roth’s Sci-Fi Collection “The End and Other Beginnings: Stories From the Future” Proves You Don’t Need a Feature Length Novel to Make an Emotional Impact

Books are often an experience unique to each individual and made to be shared and talked about. This can certainly be said for Veronica Roth’s short story collection The End and Other Beginnings: Stories From the Future, as it takes you on a deep emotional journey via six short stories. When opening the first few…

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The Love of the Book Subscription Box: What Makes Book Boxes Such a Hit in the Bookstagram Community. Featuring Owlcrate

The bookstagram community is a hub of passionate people, ready to share their love of books. At the forefront of this community, are the businesses that curate book subscription boxes that provide book lovers a little bit of magic every month.  Owlcrate is one of the leading book subscrpition boxes with over 200k Instagram followers…

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The Bookstagram Powerhouse: An Exploration Into the Success of Bookstagram and the People That Run It. Week Two Interview: she_who_reads_

Bookstagrammer Samantha, also known as @she_who_reads_, lives in New Zealand and started her bookstagram journey some time in 2017. What I love about Samantha is her commitment and passion for her craft. Samantha’s photographs have so much thought and time that has gone into each one and I am obsessed with her photo compositions. Thanks so…

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The Bookstagram Powerhouse: An Exploration Into the Success of Bookstagram and the People That Run It. Week One Interview: paperheartsnz

Bookstagrammer Anna, also known as @paperheartsnz, lives in New Zealand and started her bookstagram journey back in May 2018. What I love about Anna is her talent for capturing the wonder of books via photography.  I’m instantly transported into the books she features and always admire Anna’s combined aesthetic and ambiance. Thanks so much to…

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The Bookstagram Powerhouse: An Exploration Into the Success of Bookstagram and the People That Run It. Week Three Interview: paperbacks.and.petals

Bookstagrammer Gabrielle, also known as @paperbacks.and.petals, lives in New Zealand and started her bookstagram journey in April 2019. What I love about Gabrielle is how inviting she and her bookstagram profile are, both visually but also in a general sense. Gabrielle as a knack for creating an environment that is welcoming and reminds of me someone…

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Two Queens Are Better Than One: The Girl King by Mimi Yu Review

If a cover instantly draws you in, peaking curiosity, then it’s certainly done it’s job. It also means it represents what is inside, literally or metaphorically. I was instantly draw to the cover of The Girl King (UK edition) and couldn’t wait to get into this fantasy book. So, what’s the book about? “Sisters Lu…

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There’s No Room For Kings Here: The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross Review

Make way for the Queens. They’re ready to make their voices heard. There’s an instant admiration after reading a good book and finding out that it’s their debut novel. The Queen’s Rising by author Rebecca Ross falls into this category and I couldn’t help but instantly long for more stories in this universe. Never wanting…

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Seek the Truth, Choose Your Future: “Evolution” by Teri Terry Book Review

Challenging genetics and attempting to change the human race finally comes to a close in Teri Terry’s sci-fi trilogy ‘Dark Matter’. Bringing stories to a close is no easy feat. Whether left feeling rushed or perhaps not accomplished at all, endings (especially for a series) can be dreaded by both the author and reader, despite…

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