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The Loneliest Girl in the UniverseThe Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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It’s time to link up the reviews and giveaways I’ve posted this week. This book meme is hosted by Pure Imagination.

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Friday 56 #9

Credit to: https://meltotheany.com/

Hosted by  Freda’s Voice. Grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56. Find a sentence that grabs you and post it either on your blog or on Instagram tagged with #Friday56.

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This is the sweetest teen library event I’ve ever seen. I wish my library did this!

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December means dark and chilly nights, lots of gingerbread treats, and more patrons in the library because of finals. Our library completely fills up near the end of the semester. Every table and outlet is used after school and other patrons are left to find another place to study. I started holding special study sessions for teens at my library after noticing how many high school students were leaving the library to go elsewhere because there was no room for them. Lots of teens would come to the library after school only to find that there was nowhere to sit. I hated seeing my target audience leave after making the effort to come to the library.

What is it?

Copy of Hogwarts Study Hall.jpg An example flyer for Hogwarts Study Hall. Include a brief description of the event and theme.

    • Teens study, work in groups, complete homework, and do other quiet projects while enjoying free…

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Once and for AllOnce and for All by Sarah Dessen

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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The idea of Thirsty Thursday and Hungry Hearts has been created by the Unconventional Bookworms, Brandie and Lexxie, to share a quote with food or drinks that showed up in a recent read, as well as if it’s something you think you’d like or not.

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Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1)Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

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Hint hint, friends and family.

The Belgian Reviewer

Christmas gift ideas for book lovers

It’s that time of the year again that everyone’s looking for orginal gifts. It’s not easy to find something a bookworm doesn’t have yet but I believe here are some interesting ideas. Take a look and tell me what you think!

1. Bookmarks

Etsy shop Kraze4Paper (located in the US)

Personalised bookmarkFranklin Mill: Bookjigs (5,99 USD)

Bookjigs

2. Home decor 

Maisons du Monde: doormat for the bookworm (16,99 euro)

Paillasson

3. Clothes

Out of Print: Always popular to give: tees, scarves, mugs etc, but this site also offers gifts for toddlers and boxers for men. Next to clothing there are also some home and office supplies and you can search in 6 different genres (science fiction, british lit, fantasy, mistery, spooky, plays & poetry).

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4. Journals

Canterbury Classics on Amazon

Novel Journals : These literary keepsakes bring an element of fun to any writing project! These compact editions of our classic…

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Vicki runs a weekly book prompt where we share the first chapter or paragraph of our current/about-to read. Today I’m going to give you a sneak peek to the wildly successful debut, Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi.

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Hosted by Kathryn: It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week.  It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment, and er… add to that ever-growing TBR pile! So welcome in everyone.

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