February Bookish Box: Fantasy Friendships

Alrighty! After one month and 19 days, my February Bookish Box finally arrived! Damn, this is getting ridiculous if you ask me. I am posting about a February box in April. It’s like I don’t even own a calendar. But, rest assured, I do own calendars, plenty of those actually. It’s just that the package itself took days to arrive, that’s why I can’t post about the box on its respective months.

Okay, now that the excuses and the reasoning are out of the way, let’s see what we have February’s theme is.

I’m glad that the theme is Fantasy Friendships, because clearly February is not exclusively the month for lovers, right? As per usual, I subscribe the YA book + t-shirt box, and January’s t-shirt was a fluke because they sent me the wrong size. Thankfully they sent me the correct size this month.

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Book review: The Bear and the Nightingale, by Katherine Arden

All my life, I have been told ‘go’ and ‘come.’ I am told how I will live, and I am told how I must die. I must be a man’s servant and a mare for his pleasure, or I must hide myself behind walls and surrender my flesh to a cold, silent god. I would walk into the jaws of hell itself, if it were a path of my own choosing. I would rather die tomorrow in the forest than live a hundred years of the life appointed me.


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2017 Book Awards

I’ve always wanted to do book awards since the first time I had this blog, but, see, I’m a creature of habit; I always go back to the same genre over and over again. And when you only read either, fictions, non-fictions, historical fictions, young adults, and contemporaries, let’s just say it’s not entirely easy to make your own book awards.

Well, that is until I realise, I can make my own categories and gave out my own awards to the books I’ve read however I like it. Here are the categories that I have come up with.

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