The story behind my favourite books

Today I was in the mood to talk to you about me favourite books, so that’s what I’m doing. I decided I want to tell you guys the story of how I found these books, when and why I read them, etc. So let’s jump right in as I try to keep my fangirling to a minimum. Continue reading

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas // Important, emotional and impactful

I finished The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas a few days ago and I decided to review it because it’s such a good and important book. It has become one of my favourites!

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Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

But what Starr does or does not say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.

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Be present // Self-love

Today I’m writing another post in my self-love series. I got the idea for it yesterday when I was in the Krka National Park in Croatia. As you my know from my previous post, I’m currently on an East-Europian road trip. In the Krka National Park there’s a beautiful waterfall you may swim next to and while I was floating there, I had a deep moment thinking about life and it lead me to the idea of this post.

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Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag

So today I’m doing a good old tag and I’m joining the bandwagon, because the tag is the Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag. I don’t know who was the original creator, but it wasn’t me. I believe it originated somewhere on YouTube, but I could be wrong. I was tagged by the amazing Nadwa over at Painfully Fictional. She has a beautiful blog and I definitely recommend checking it out!

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