December Reading Plans – A Super Short, Traditional TBR, Not Checking In With My November TBR + Me Rushing To Read All The Things Before 2020

The end of the year is coming up, which for most people, mean trying to rush read to beat their Goodreads goals.

… Which, uh, is not the case for me.

As of writing this, ya girl is still in a little bit of a reading funk, and I really want to get back into reading for fun, and not reading just for English A Level, if you know what I mean?

And this TBR post is the shortest TBR post I’ve ever written, and honestly, I’m proud of myself for not rambling on.

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November ’19 Wrap Up // The One Where I Fell Into A Reading and Blogging Slump, Was Overwhelmed by School, and Found Amazing Music (ft. life updates galore and a pretty short wrap up??)

So, December is here and so am I!!

Because I’m back from my quick break, and (hopefully) ready to blog again!

I ended up taking a two week break because school was so overwhelming to the point where I felt that I couldn’t blog properly, and I was so burnt out that I just needed a break.

But in December, I’ll hopefully be consistent with all the end-of-year content I’m going to create (exciting), and December is gonna be a pretty great month especially since it’s getting chillier here in Thailand and the end of the year is coming! I can’t wait.

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I Ramble On About Books, Blogging and Life (ft. my takes on “generic” blogging content and getting into deep stuff) aka the Liebster Award

Welcome back to volume I-don’t-even-know-what-number of me oversharing, again!

The lovely Caitlin @ Caitlin Althea tagged me back in September to do this post (I’m so sorry I haven’t replied to it, I’ll do it asap ❤ ), and since I suck and school is making me very tired and having less time to blog, I haven’t gotten around to it until now. Also, her questions were so interesting and fun that I simply couldn’t pass on doing it. Thank you for tagging me, Caitlin!

I’m going to you know, end this introduction now because this post is way too long (it’s now 2.4 thousand words geez), so we can actually get to the good part of this post!

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November Reading Plans – A Short October TBR Wrap Up + An Extensive, Weird November TBR ft. lots of self-deprecating humor (But Hey, What’s New)

I am back (albeit very late) with all my November reading plans, and it is VERY weird.

Even for me.

Which is saying a lot.

I don’t want to say too much and will shut up now because this post is already 2.2k+ words long and I just need to stop talking, okay.

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October ’19 Wrap Up // The One That I Read Too Many Short Stories, Had A Mixed, Tiring Month and Celebrated My Birthday!

I cannot believe that it is less than 2 months until 2020 starts.

Like, what?? I actually can’t.

So October (basically what I like to call ~spooky szn~) is gone (I guess), and it was a very, very weird month and I genuinely don’t know how to feel about it.

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Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan // A stunning, solid, proudly Asian sequel that suffers from second book syndrome

“This is a language I understand. A language of pain and horror I, too, have learned.  That too many girls have had to learn.”

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  1. Girls of Paper and Fire ★★★★★

Releases 5th November, 2019 (today!)

Thank you to Julie from HBG and the publisher for letting me read an early advanced reader’s copy of this book! Forever grateful ❤

In November of 2018, I hit a milestone in my reading life – I found a book with a clear Malaysian Chinese influence, which as a Malaysian Chinese kid, I never found but was internally.

And I fell in love with it. From the court intrigue to the discussion of sexual assault and to its presentation of beautiful, fierce Asian girls, there was so much to love in it. After I had devoured it in one sitting on a school night (it was worth it), I eagerly searched up the next book and was MASSIVELY anticipating the publication of this book.

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A Strange Combination of Books // Recent Reads #8

It is I, back with (more) books I’ve read recently!

In the second half of October, I read 7 books, which was pretty cool, and since it was the time right before Halloween, I ~tried~ to read more spooky stuff/SFF, but yeah.

I’m going to shut up now since this post is 2.1k+ words, so here are the mini reviews for the books I read recently!

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