My Favorite Goodreads Hack!

First off: Are you on Goodreads?! It is one of my favorite social media platforms, because, of course, it centers around books. I love peaking at what my friends are reading and finding book recommendations based on what I’ve already read. Plus, they have a yearly challenge that is my favorite challenge to meet every year.

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Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star

“Maybe part of falling in love with someone else is also falling in love with yourself.” 
― Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
Book Title: The Sun is Also a Star
Author: Nicola Yoon
Publication Date: 2016
Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Rating: 4.19 Stars

Book Review: Eligible

“There’s a belief that to take care of someone else, or to let someone else take care of you—that both are inherently unfeminist. I don’t agree. There’s no shame in devoting yourself to another person, as long as he devotes himself to you in return.” 
― Curtis Sittenfeld, Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice
Book Title: Eligible
Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Publication Date: 2013
Genres: Adult Fiction, Retellings, Chick Lit
Goodreads Rating: 3.64 Stars
My Rating: 4 Stars

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Book Review: The Problem with Forever

“It was all about trying, and that was what I would do. I would try.” 
― Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Problem with Forever
Book Title: The Problem with Forever
Author: Jennifer Armentrout
Publication Date: 2016
Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Rating: 4.02 Stars
My Rating: 4 Stars

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January Wrap-Up

This month has been long and exhausting, but it has also been one of the best Januarys I have had in recent memory. I’ve been making an effort to be more intentional… choosing things that will bring me happiness, letting go of the things that bring me down, and making an effort to spend more time on reflection. While all things political have brought me down (down… down… down…), I’ve been counteracting that with things that uplift me and make my spirit sing (like watching my students in a play or cheering on my favorite cheerleaders at competition). Here’s to a good start to 2017.

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