BOOK REVIEW | Weapon (Whisper #2) by Lynette Noni

After escaping Lengard and finding sanctuary with the Remnants, Alyssa Scott is desperate to save those she left behind ─ and the rest of the world ─ from the power-hungry scientist, Kendall Vanik. But secrets and lies block her at every turn, and soon Lyss is left questioning everything she has ever believed.

When long-lost memories begin to surface and the mysteries of her past continue to grow, Lyss battles to retain her hard-won control. Allies become enemies and enemies become allies, leaving her certain about only two things: when it comes to Speakers, nothing is ever as it seems… and the only person she can trust is herself.

BOOK REVIEW | Weapon (Whisper #2) by Lynette Noni

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Join me for my November 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandNov19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandNov19 photo challenge is here! For those who are new here, welcome. And for those who’ve participated in any of my previous challenges, welcome back!

This month, I’m doing an ALPHABET CHALLENGE. I’ve wanted to do one of these for soooooooo long. The prompts this month are (almost) entirely up to you. Just make sure that there’s something about your post that features the letter of the day. It could be the book title, the author’s name, or a more abstract thing, like “A is for A bunch of books I’m going to read this month”, “N is for Never going to read this book” or “Y is for You should’ve read this sooner” .

Remember, you can interpret the prompts however you choose. If you’re inspired by something else, go for it! You can also check out my tips for conquering a book photo challenge here. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or message me via Instagram. And now for the prompts:

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How to win followers and influence people: 10 questions with Sara McCorquodale

Influence by Sara McCorquodale

I’ve partnered with Bloomsbury Publishing to celebrate the release of Influence: How social media influencers are shaping our digital future. I’ll be honest: when I received this book in the mail, I wasn’t sure if it would be to my taste. Even though I’m fascinated by influencer culture, I’m not a big reader of non-fiction and it was clear from the get-go that this was a thoroughly-researched book.

But I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed the book! I’d definitely recommend it to anyone who’s even remotely interested in influencer culture, as well as anyone who works in social media marketing.

I also had the opportunity to interview author Sara McCorquodale and get some extra insight about the future of the influencer space. Thank you, Sara and Bloomsbury, for facilitating this!

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Join me for my October 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandOct19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandOct19 photo challenge is here! For those who are new here, welcome. And for those who’ve participated in any of my previous challenges, welcome back!

This month’s theme is SPOOKY STUFF. Very official-sounding, I know. AGAIN, this is themed. If you want to be very literal about it, you can choose the prompts on the left (fortune teller, ghost, labyrinth, etc.). If you want a regular bookstagram challenge, choose the prompts on the right (TBR, on your shelf longest, auto-buy author, etc.). Or do a mixture! I’m not here to police your fun.

Remember, you can interpret the prompts however you choose. If you’re inspired by something else, go for it! You can also check out my tips for conquering a book photo challenge here. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or message me via Instagram. And now for the prompts:

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Join me for my September 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandSept19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandSept19 photo challenge is here! For those who are new here, welcome. And for those who’ve participated in any of my previous challenges, welcome back!

I took a poll last year, and a lot of people said they wanted a Harry Potter-themed challenge in September, so I HAVE DELIVERED. This is just a THEMED challenge, though. So if you’re not a fan of HP (gasp!) you can absolutely still participate without using a single HP book.

Remember, you can interpret the prompts however you choose. If you’re inspired by something else, go for it! You can also check out my tips for conquering a book photo challenge here. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or message me via Instagram. And now for the prompts:

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Join me for my August 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandJAug19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandAug19 photo challenge is here! For those who are new here, welcome. And for those who’ve participated in any of my previous challenges, welcome back!

This month’s theme will be AWKWARD AUGUST! If you’re anything like me, there are certain books that you just don’t photograph because they’re not quite as pretty as others in your collection. Well, NO MORE. This is a month to celebrate those books.

Remember, you can interpret the prompts however you choose. If you’re inspired by something else, go for it! You can also check out my tips for conquering a book photo challenge here. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or message me via Instagram. And now for the prompts:

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Join me for my July 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandJuly19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandJuly19 photo challenge is here! For those who are new here, welcome. And for those who’ve participated in any of my previous challenges, welcome back!

This month’s theme will be THIS OR THAT! So basically for each prompt you get to choose which option you prefer and take a photo of it.

Remember, you can interpret the prompts however you choose. If you’re inspired by something else, go for it! You can also check out my tips for conquering a book photo challenge here. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or message me via Instagram. And now for the prompts:

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MOVIE REVIEW | Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Image: IMDb

My brother has been a big fan of Godzilla for most of his life. When we were living in the Solomon Islands as kids, there was one video rental store (which I’m pretty sure just had pirated movies) and a lot of its catalogue was comprised of old black-and-white Godzilla films. So when I received an invite for the media preview of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, I decided to take Matthew along because I am a GOOD SISTER.

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MOVIE REVIEW | Aladdin

Aladdin (Official 2019 Film Poster).png

Image: Wikipedia

Disney seems committed to creating live-action counterparts of all its most iconic movies. Some have floundered, creating overly long and detailed subplots in attempts to bring unnecessary depth to children’s stories. Others have worked well, with some sparing modern updates to the classic stories that further the characters’ developments in a way that seems authentic and believable.

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