“We read to know that we are not alone.” — C.S. Lewis

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Hiya! I’m Hazel, bookish, weird and an introvert most of the time. I’m a 19 year old blogger from Manila.

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I’ve been a fan of one day novels since I read Graffiti Moon, so I was incredibly excited to hear that The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak happens in 24 hours with the two leads attending a bizarre nerd convention. The premise highly appealed to me so I went in to the story expecting to enjoy myself. And that’s exactly what happened.

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Okay, guys. Stay Bookish isn’t going to suddenly become a love/relationship blog. What’s with the obscure post title then, you ask? I’m just trying something new! I’ll actually be sharing my thoughts on two books today! Book reviews in actuality, but shorter. I’m not really feeling like reading or writing long reviews anymore so I’m hoping to change things up. Anyway, today, I’ll be sharing two books I thoroughly enjoyed: Biggest Flirts and Better Off Friends! (Now you get the title, huh?) Biggest […]

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Title: Life in Outer Space Author: Melissa Keil Publication: February 1st 2013 by HG Egmont Format: Paperback, 316 pages Source: Won from giveaway Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Goodreads / The Book Depository / Amazon Synopsis:  Sam Kinnison is a geek, and he’s totally fine with that. He has his horror movies, his nerdy friends, World of Warcraft – and until Princess Leia turns up in his bedroom, he doesn’t have to worry about girls. Then Sam meets Camilla. She’s beautiful, friendly and completely irrelevant to his life. Sam is […]

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Title: Ignite Me (Shatter Me, #3) Author: Tahereh Mafi Publication: Published February 4th 2014 by HarperCollins Format: Paperback, 416 pages Source: Own copy, bought from Powerbooks Genre: Young Adult, Dystopia, Romance Goodreads / The Book Depository / Amazon Synopsis:  The heart-stopping conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series, which Ransom Riggs, bestselling author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, called “a thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-discovery and forbidden love”. Juliette now knows she may be the only one who can stop the Reestablishment. But to take […]

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