Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2014 Wrap-Up: My Top Ten Picks for This Year

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2014 is over! And I've read a lot of books this year. In fact, I've read 105 novels so there are a lot of books to choose from for my top ten favourites of the year. I've been quite selective with tagging books as "2014 favourites" yet despite that, I have 24 books on that shelf (click here to see all the books that made that short-list). So without further ado, here are my top ten picks for 2014!!!

Sunday, December 28, 2014

2014 Wrap-Up: My Bookish Accomplishments This Year

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At the end of every December, I look back and marvel at how quickly the year has come and gone. And it almost feels as if with every year, the speed of its passing seems to be that much quicker. I feel like I'm getting old.

2014 has been quite an up and down year. Career-wise, I've finally graduated and started working. It's been quite an experience. So much to learn. So much to do. So much to overcome. With the final two weeks of my internship looming ahead of me, residency is starting to look mightily scary!

Book-wise, 2014 has been a big year. It's been the first year that I've really started to read novels in large volumes. And when I started this blog back in February, I had five bookish goals for the year. So let's have a look and see which ones I've accomplished.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Book Review: Reason and Romance by Jenn Young (Book Tour)

Reason and Romance by Jenn Young

Series: River Valley (Book #1)
Release Date: 9th December 2014
Read Date: 14th December 2014
Tagged under: 2014 read, 4, review copy, contemporary, romance, YA-fiction
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Book Summary

Being stuck in the godforsaken desert is Adrian Blake's worse nightmare come true. Senior year is all about making fun memories. It's not about starting over at a new school and navigating a new Brady Bunch family. It's really not about living with a sexy, arrogant would-be stepbrother who knows how to push her buttons. 
Alex Montgomery is the very definition of a player. The only thing he commits to is a one night stand. He's exactly the kind of guy she hates. When she sleeps with him, it's the biggest mistake of her life. Now she can't stop thinking about him. Not at school. Not at home. 
But sometimes the best mistakes are the ones that you make over and over again...