“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 20 year old blogger from Manila.

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Where I share my love for reading and books. I post reviews, recaps, recommendations. I also feature books through hauls, photography, soundtracks, lists and discuss blogging through tips and ideas.

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After infinite times of going back and forth through the pages of this book, I’m still not sure what to say except that Faking Normal was completely stunning. It’s so hard to describe how and why I love it but I really did fall for this novel, without a doubt. Faking Normal takes on lots of themes but the one I loved the most was learning to free your self. I never understood life could be so dramatically sectioned, but...

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I didn’t really know much about Solitaire when I picked it up but I was pretty hopeful it would turn out to be an engaging read. In a few ways it was, but in general, I’d have to say it was kind of a let down. I say ‘kind of’ because while it wasn’t as good as I hoped it would be, it wasn’t all that bad either. “Sometimes I hate people. This is probably very bad for my mental health.” For one,...

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I’ll give it straight to you: I loved The Rule Of Thirds. I was not acquainted with the author before but when I saw the lovely cover (hello to that gorgeous vintage TLR) and read the synopsis- my gut (which I trust most of the time) told me I was going to enjoy this. And I did! Boy, did I enjoy it! He punches me lightly in the arm. Punch. In. The. Arm. Yessss… Dace doesn’t know what she’s talking...

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