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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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Being it my first time attend to Book Expo America this year, I wanted to be prepared. I wanted to make the most out of it and do it right, especially since it’ll only happen for me once in awhile in this lifetime. So how does one get ready for BEA?

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Title: The Pentrals (The Pentrals #1) Author: Crystal Mack Publication: November 12th 2013 by Apologue Entertainment, LLC Format: Paperback, 243 pages Source: Received from publisher Genre: YA Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Amazon Synopsis:  Picture your life without free will. No choice. No voice. No personal direction. For 17 years, it’s the only path I’ve known. Always a follower, never in control, I am an afterthought, burying my impulses as I bend to the whims of another. I dream of someone taking notice-of falling in love and being kissed. […]

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A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall Published August 26th 2014 by Swoon Reads Paperback copy bought from National Bookstore Have you ever just watched two people who are not a couple but absolutely should be and just wanted to smoosh their face together and make them kiss? That’s what A Little Something Different is about. Essentially a story of a very shy boy and a pretty awkward girl, Gabe and Lea, A Little Something Different is told in the […]

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Title: The Geography of You And Me Author: Jennifer E. Smith Publication: April 15th 2014 by Headline Format: Paperback, 352 pages Source: Received from publisher (Thank you!) Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Goodreads / The Book Depository / Amazon Synopsis:  Owen lives in the basement. Lucy lives on the 24th floor. But when the power goes out in the midst of a New York heatwave, they find themselves together for the first time: stuck in a lift between the 10th and 11th floors. As they await help, they start talking… The […]

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