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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How I edit my pictures | 2018

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know, I am mostly a bookstagrammer. I am saying “mostly” because for a while this blog has only been an extension of my Instagram account but I am now taking it way more seriously, and am loving it.

I have been on Instagram for almost two years now and am blessed enough to be followed by more than 20k amazing people. Of course, I receive a lot of questions every day and some people are very curious to know how I edit my pictures. I already wrote a blog post about it on the past but my edit style changed a lot lately and I like to believe that I evolved as well! This is why I am presenting you today how I edit my pictures – indoors and outdoors ones!

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Top Ten Tuesday: Throwback to my childhood shelves

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Dear reader,

As I just posted my Mid Year Freak Out Book Tag, I didn’t want to talk about my favourite books of 2018 so far again, which was the new topic for this week. Instead, I decided to go for a throwback, as it was supposed to be one originally.

If you don’t know what Top Ten Tuesday is, it was created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. A list of topics is up on that blog and every Tuesday you can create your own list, following the topic announced for the day, or just go with your imagination.

Without further ado, let’s jump right in, take a ride to the past and talk about my top ten favourite books when I was younger (11-15 years old).

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Review: Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne

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The plot

All Evie wants is to be normal. She’s almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the girl-who-went-crazy. She’s even going to parties and making friends. There’s only one thing left to tick off her list…

But relationships are messy – especially relationships with teenage guys. They can make any girl feel like they’re going mad. And if Evie can’t even tell her new friends Amber and Lottie the truth about herself, how will she cope when she falls in love?

Via Goodreads

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Mid Year Freak Out Book Tag

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Dear reader,

Can you believe that it is already July? Because I can’t. This year is going by way too fast, and I need everything to slow down so I can fully enjoy every little things and finally take a breath.

Obviously, as it is officially the mid year, I had to do this book tag. I always adored it, mostly because I love to look back to all those past six months and think about all that I’ve read so far. This first part of the year has been filled with some amazing reads, but also with some big disappointments. I simply cannot wait to answer to all those questions to really see what I’ve been reading ever since January!

So without further ado, let’s dive into the Mid Year Freak Out Book Tag, created by Chami and Ely.

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June wrap-up, favourites and other

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Dear reader,

June has been a very weird month. I spent three weeks at the hospital for my eating disorder, and they wanted to keep me for another one because I wasn’t getting better but I decided to go out anyway. I also lost my grand-mother while I was there, who I used to see every day and who I loved more than anything, and it was all a nightmare. However, I am still determined to get better and to take care of myself. I have tons of new ideas for this blog and I have to say that I missed blogging a lot while I was away!

July is supposed to be a better month as I am leaving for London on the 26th for YALC, an English book fair. I just can’t wait to go back to this city which I adore and which always makes me feel at home. Despite all the bad things that have happened, I’m really trying to make the most of the second part of 2018.

But anyway, let’s wrap-up June!

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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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