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Getting ARCs and Review Copies as an International Reader

Hi friends ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’œ From time to time, I get a DM, comment, or email from fellow international book bloggers, asking about how I receive ARCs (a.k.a. Advanced Reader/Reviewer Copies) and review copies from publishers when I live in a country that's neither the USA nor the UK. I can totally relate to the struggle when… Continue reading Getting ARCs and Review Copies as an International Reader

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6 Books that Gave Me Existential Crisis

Have you ever had an existential crisis because of a book? For me, it all started with Samuel Beckett's Endgame back in college. My drama teacher had us students choose one random playwright from her list and of course, I chose Beckett because absurdism sounded really interesting. So, that was one rabbit hole I fell… Continue reading 6 Books that Gave Me Existential Crisis

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6 Books with BAMF Female Characters

Hi friends ๐Ÿ’œ I like my heroines fearless, capable and unapologetically themselves and 100000% wish finding books with heroines like that isn't a looooong journey (tbh, that's probably because it takes me forever to read a book but let's ignore that hahah). So, if you like your heroines the way I do and need more… Continue reading 6 Books with BAMF Female Characters

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Otherness in Books that I Often Think About

Hi friends ๐Ÿ’œ If there's a topic that fascinates me to no end, it's the one on Otherness, which is "the state of being different from and alien to the social identity of a person and to the identity of the Self". It's one of my most favorite issues, theme, aspectโ€”whatever and whichever that is… Continue reading Otherness in Books that I Often Think About

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[Review] Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones Series: Howl's Moving Castle, #1 Published: 2009 by HarperCollins Children's Books Genre(s): Young Adult, Fantasy Pages: 302 Format: Paperback ISBN: 9780007299263 Goodreads Book Depository Amazon Kinokuniya When it comes to books that have movie adaptations and movies with book adaptations, I often only end up reading/watching one and… Continue reading [Review] Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones