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The Coffee Book Tag

Girl in the Pages

coffeetagI was tagged by Jackie over at She Reads A Lot to participate in The Coffee Book Tag! (Ironically enough, I actually don’t drink coffee in real life…I just never got on the bandwagon in high school and since then I’ve been sort of proud of myself that I got through college without using it to keep me awake. Although I am a big fan of hot chocolate and tea, which is what you’ll find me sipping on in my local coffee shops…) Jackie is one of my favorite fellow bloggers so be sure to stop by her blog for more fun tags, reviews, and her awesome book of the month feature! Let’s Begin!

1) Black: Name a series that’s tough to get into but has hardcore fans

8490112I’m not sure I would constitute this series as necessarily “hard to get in too” but Taylor has a lyrical, beautiful style…

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What I read in January

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Hallelujah, it’s February at last. I like February, because it means Spring is getting nearer and nearer. I used to always hate on Spring for being a boring season, but I’ve realised recently it’s actually my favourite – the days get longer, the crocuses spring up (pun unintended…) on every available patch of grass, there’s crisp sunshine and a legitimate reason to spend days with the family eating chocolate. I helped combat the January blues by reading lots and lots of books. My Goodreads challenge is 60 books this year, and I managed 11 in January – yay! Here’s a run down of what I read…

1. Popular Music from Vittula by Mikael Niemi – ★★★

I enjoyed this book, but not as much as I would have liked. I adore Scandinavian literature, the more rural the better (Tove Jansson being one of my favourite authors of this style), and…

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