The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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The Perks of Being A Wallflower was one of those books that everyone seemed to have read apart from me. It sat on my TBR shelf for about two months before I eventually read it – and I am so glad I did.

It’s written in epistolary form, composed entirely of letters addressed to an unknown person simply referred to as ‘Friend’. I had read books in epistolary form before, mostly taking the form of a diary, but this was the first one I’d read when it was just letters. This fact alone is something that makes it stand out from the rest of the coming-of-age novels in the YA world – it’s different. It’s honest, brutally so, as the protagonist Charlie pours his heart out onto the page in front of you, speaking of love, heartbreak, drugs, alcohol, his friends and how “this is my life. And I want…

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Review – The Marble Collector by Cecelia Ahern

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IMG_4114Publication Date: 5th November 2015
Rating: ***** (a hundred stars if I could!)
Buy it here at Amazon.

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A Walk In Manhattan: Seasoned Vegan


ecoRDN takes the D-Train south to Harlem 125th Street / St Nicholas Avenue.

After misreading the map and going in the wrong direction we discovered St Nicholas Park and some amazing park steps that led to St Nicholas Terrace, exploration for another day! Back on track, we made our way to Seasoned Vegan at 55 St Nicholas Avenue in Harlem. Seasoned Vegan as stated on their website is a family business owned an operated by Mother and Son, Brenda and Aaron Beener.

They explain the term ‘soul food’ is used loosely because they aren’t referring to typical cuisine specific to the Southern region of the United States, but rather any food prepared by a chef who uses flavorful ingredients and also infuses love and care.  (Trust us, you can taste the love!). Their menu offers a variety of foods from cooked and raw appetizers, fresh juice smoothies, salads, burgers, wraps…

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Beauty Treats matte blush palette review

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Hello hello my lovely lovies. I’m so sorry for being MIA for so long.. I guess life just gets in the way sometimes, you know? And you end up being so busy and not having time for things that aren’t pressing and urgent. No more excuses! I just HAD to post something for all of ya’ll.

I can’t believe the holiday season is just around the corner *looks into the distance and thinks about beach days and chill time* seriously, I’m gonna chill so hard during the holidays. I’ve got tons of books I want to read and series I want to catch up on 😀. Enough about me, let’s get into today’s review.

I bought this Beauty Treats 10 color matte blush pallete 2 weeks ago and was totally intrigued by the color selection. To be honest, I’ve seen this pallete many times before but never wanted to purchase…

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