Five books that taught me to love myself first 💗

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Dear reader,

I wanted to write this blog post in time for Valentine’s Day but as I am only getting back to blogging I am only posting it now.

Books and literature have brought me so much in my life. They taught me a lot, made me dream a lot but also showed me what was good about myself, that I wasn’t abnormal and that I deserved to feel loved. That’s why today I want to present you five books that me to love myself first. Continue reading Five books that taught me to love myself first 💗

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Five reasons why you should read Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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If you don’t know, Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell is one of my favourite books in the whole wide world. I have been re-reading it over and over again and apparently I still can’t get enough of it. There’s something about this book that makes me feel better – I even keep it on my desk to make sure that I see it every day and so it will work its magic on me.

The thing is that this book is a win or loose deal: You either adore it or hate it. Indeed, Fangirl is a characters driven novel and there’s no real story within it. That’s why today I wanted to present you five reasons why you should read Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.

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My favourite books set at university

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If you don’t know by now I am obsessed with books that are set at university or at school in general. To be honest I have always been obsessed with school – I was the kind of kids who felt at home there, even though I got bullied afterwards for a part of my life. Still I always loved studying and even begged my parents to put me in a boarding school as I loved the idea to live in a community and to study at all time, but we didn’t have the money for it. Becoming a teacher is probably the best thing that could ever happen to me by now. (And if you want to know something funny my family and I moved into my mother’s school as her job comes with an appartment and I feel so good there, mostly because it is in a school and it calms me down.)

Anyway, it’s no surprise now that I do love books that are set at university or at school. They make me feel better, they calm me down and make me relax. There’s something about school that helps me breathe, maybe because of all the rules you have to obey and how everything makes sense. Well, reading about it makes me feel the same way and that’s why today I decided to present you four of my favourite books set at university.

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My favourite books to read during autumn

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know, Autumn is by far my favourite season. I adore Winter but there is something about Autumn that always makes me feel good, that makes me feel at home even. I spent my summer creating a Pinterest board for it and only seeing pictures of the rain, the orange leaves on the ground and pumpkins warmed something my chest. I know that Autumn is not officially here, but for me it is: the air is cooler, the sky is grey and I can wear jumpers again.

I am sure that many of you will understand as it is a lot of readers’ favourite season, and that’s why I decided to present you all the books I adore to read and re-read during Autumn.

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Mini reviews | OCD edition

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Dear reader,

I have now decided that I will post my book reviews every two weeks on Sundays. As I enjoy reading  (I read a lot of book reviews) and writing some, I really want to get back to it. It’s always so nice to read some book recommendations online to figure out what to read next.

Today, I will share four different mini book reviews that deal with OCD. Mental health is a very important subject for me and as I suffer from OCD I thought I could share with you all some of the latest books I read about it. They will all be short so this blog post won’t be too long. So without further ado, let’s dive into it!

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Pride month recommendations

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know, June is a very special month: it’s pride month. As a cis straight woman (who still is demisexual), I do not feel as if I belong into the LGBTQIA+ community but I still wanted to write a blog post about it because diversity in today’s literature is very important and should be talked about more, especially online in the book community itself.

I decided to ask people who belong to the book community and the LGBTQIA+ one to recommend me some books with a great rep and which mattered to them in some ways. It was very important for me to let the community talks by itself.

Some of them decided to stay anonymous but they all agreed to tell me their sexuality and gender. I only shared five of them for now, but if you like it I’ll write another blog post about it later on.

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