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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Join me for my June 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandJune19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandJune19 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 PRIDE to celebrate Pride Month and to fill everyone’s feeds with GLORIOUS COLOUR. I won’t go into too much detail with the explanations for (most of) these prompts because the idea is just to use books + props with those colours and, if possible within your collection, to feature books with authors/characters from the LGBTQ+ community.

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 May 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandMay19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandMay19 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 MERCH/PROPS. Please remember you don’t have to use SPECIFIC BOOK MERCH. Not everyone has a bunch of bookish merch and I totally understand that. Feel free to use generic mugs, bags, etc. that you enjoy in your life outside of bookstagram.

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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WEEK IN REVIEW: 11 March-7 April 2019

Hello, hello! This is my semi-weekly post with quick reviews on everything I’ve been reading, watching and listening to, plus general life updates. I’ll try to keep the reviews spoiler-free, and I will state before the start of a review if there are any spoilers included.

OVERVIEW:

Long time no blog! I feel like I’ve been run off my feet, but I suppose I haven’t been particularly busy. I just haven’t been particularly motivated, because I was in a bit of a reading slump throughout March. While I did get through some rather large books, I wasn’t amazed by too much.

WEEK IN REVIEW: 11 March-7 April 2019

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Join me for my April 2019 book photo challenge!

Join me for my #AmpersandApril19 photo challenge!

My #AmpersandApril19 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!

For April, I took inspiration from GAME OF THRONES! I’m so excited for the final season. You’ll notice that there are two sets of prompts on this tile. You can choose to stick to the fandom prompt if you want to talk about that part of the book/TV show, or you can choose to go with the regular bookstagram prompt. I’ll be doing a bit of mixing and matching throughout the month, but if you don’t want to post a single thing about Game of Thrones, you don’t have to.

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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PLAYLIST: The Priory of the Orange Tree

I recently finished The Priory of the Orange Tree and I LOVED it. It’s an absolute beast. We’re talking 800+ pages of epic female-led fantasy here, people.

WEEK IN REVIEW: 21 January-10 March 2019

Obviously I could not read Priory every second of the day, so I created a playlist to keep me in the Priory mood as I went about my normal business. Making dinner? Priory. Emptying Leo’s litter? Priory. Shower? Priory.

Because this is a big fantasy, these songs are all orchestral/instrumental to fit the mood. And oh boy is it a mood. Some songs are more of a general Priory feel and some are inspired by specific scenes but I won’t go into too much detail for fear of broaching spoiler territory. You can listen to previews below, or you can find the full playlist here.

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