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How to be miserable in your twenties, a guide to look forward to

As if we needed a guide, right? Yet, here it is. A book that proves the saying " good things come in small packages". Take a look with me at this Randy Paterson book and let us have a self-inspection moment. Hello, hello! Okay so you read the title. Whether you're way past your 20s… Continue reading How to be miserable in your twenties, a guide to look forward to

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Perfect remains or how Helen Fields became my favorite author

Today we talk about the author who made me turn from " I don't read police/detective/procedural books, no! " *insert image of a kid crossing his arms and pouting* to " so... I need Helen Fields in my life probably more than oxygen ya know". Wanna know what I'm talking about? Keep on reading! Hello,… Continue reading Perfect remains or how Helen Fields became my favorite author

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Postponed books. 3 books I DNFed but will pick up at a later time

It's the beginning of the year and that means we should lay all cards on the table and assess our status. That includes unfinished books! Hello, hello! For me, DNFing a book for good is okay. I overcame the struggles and the guilt some time ago. There are books though which simply came at a… Continue reading Postponed books. 3 books I DNFed but will pick up at a later time

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2020 surrounded by classics and thrillers. See my 10 books to read in the new year

The new year is basically knocking at the door and everyone is planning their parties and resolutions! I suck at resolutions so I avoid them like the plague, but what I really enjoy doing is thinking about the books I want to read in 2020 ❤ Hello, hello! I don't know about you, but one… Continue reading 2020 surrounded by classics and thrillers. See my 10 books to read in the new year

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Why Liv? What do you do when nothing seems right and your life does not seem to have a purpose?

Book description As a twenty-something corporate employee with a doctor-in-training girlfriend, Livingstone Modicai Ackerman—Liv, to his friends—personifies success. Yet all is not as it seems. His job is tedious and soul-gutting, his girlfriend is a vacuous, image-conscious snob, and, meanwhile, his pathologically narcissistic parents are constant irritants. Add to this the febrile political climate dominated… Continue reading Why Liv? What do you do when nothing seems right and your life does not seem to have a purpose?

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I am BACK! Updates, news and changes

Knock, knock! Who's there? Anda! Anda who? Anda from The busy shelf! She comes bearing news and reviews! Hello, hello! I know, that was cringy, wasn't it? But be honest though, you missed my cringe, didn't you? ❤ I missed you too! That's what brought me here, right now, before Christmas, to delight you with… Continue reading I am BACK! Updates, news and changes

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This is Your Sign!

Hello, hello and happy Friday! Today I want to share with you a post I came upon while doing some blog reading. The Book Raven is a blog I have been following for a while and I absolutely love it! The post I am reblogging today is about trust, signs, confidence and finding courage 🙂 Check it out!

The Book Raven

I see this a lot on the inter-webs. Posts, images, and descriptions saying this is your sign! Your sign to go out and do that thing that you’ve been procrastinating about. Your sign to ask out that certain someone that has caught your eye or to reconcile with someone you thought you lost.

I think the biggest part of these posts is that whatever that first thing thing that popped up I’m your mind was is the thing that this is talking about.

So what is it? What is it that you’ve been afraid to say or pursue that 10 seconds of straight bravery couldn’t change? Because once you set it into motion and it’s something you care about and desire to act upon then what really could go wrong?

A lot of times it’s the starting something up that is the hardest part, but once you get going that’s…

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A thriller you should know about : Liar, liar by Mel Sherrat

One kid falls over to his almost death. A youngster is beaten with a baseball bat in the parking lot. The most incredible thing though, NO ONE SAW ANYTHING! Or so they say.... Hello, hello! We're one month and a half away from 2020 and I am confident to say that 2019 was the thriller… Continue reading A thriller you should know about : Liar, liar by Mel Sherrat

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2019 fav’s: 5 authors discovered in 2019

Ever grabbed a book by some previously unknown author and then decided to make it your life's purpose reading their entire work? I know I did and this year more than ever! Keep reading to find which are my favorite authors from 2019 and which books made me fall in love with them! Hello, hello!… Continue reading 2019 fav’s: 5 authors discovered in 2019