True stories in graphic novels

Hi everyone, this week’s additional post is highlighting a small selection of true stories I found in graphic novel format or nonfiction graphics to be exact. To be honest, I wanted to add a bit more, but I had to restrain myself from bombarding you all with amazing titles. So, here below I will give you a short list of titles that I enjoyed! 

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The crossroads of should and must by Elle Luna

Hi everyone, this last week’s post is an intriguing one. One of the reasons I selected this title was for the splashes of colour on the cover. As colours go, I’m of the school who prefer a small selection on my book cover. When I saw this, the last thing I thought was ‘self-help’!! Have a read, see if you like it…

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My thoughts on book covers

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Hi everyone, welcome to this week’s blog post. Unlike the reviews and personal posts I’ve been writing in the past, this one will take a different approach and style. As my title states, in this post I will be discussing all things to do with ‘book covers’!! Yes, that’s right, this book blogger is about to take you on a journey into her fascination with book covers…

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Book covers for March

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Why you should judge a book by it’s cover

Hi everybody, this month has a ‘bookish’ theme to it. I aim to delve into the topic of book covers. I know, it doesn’t sound quite ‘literary’ to hardcore bibliophiles, but I’m sure you wonder if my choice of reads are dependent on their covers. You might be right, or…maybe you should read ahead to find out my reasoning…

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Small move, Big change by Caroline L. Arnold

Hi everyone, this last week’s post is an adult non-fiction title that caught my eye a few years ago. When I was researching the best New Year’s resolutions, I realised I had read somewhere a book that helped break down resolutions into small, manageable-sized tasks!! So, if you were thinking of working on your resolutions this year like me, why not see if this book helps…

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This is what a librarian looks like by Kyle Cassidy

Hello everyone, welcome to the very last post for 2020!! I bring you summer tidings from New Zealand and a huge sigh of relief for the end of what felt like an extremely long year!! This extra post for this week showcases an amazing adult non-fiction read I found that was all about librarians, actual real life ones!! Have a read of this post and see if you know anyone in this read!!

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Celebrating African American tweens this October

This month I’ve decided to showcase a unique collection of tween novels that celebrate young African American protagonists and their lives! You will find a selection of contemporary stories that sparked my curiosity and wonder this month. To find out more press the button…

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Inspiration for introverts

Hi everyone, as the title suggests this is truly an inspirational read for introverts. If you have a tween or teen that is quiet and you think is an introvert, this is the read for you. Acclaimed author Susan Cain has produced a masterpiece in this version for younger readers and I hope it can find the same inspiration for you…

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The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

Hi everyone, this next review post is on a book that had a profound impact on my life. I was at a crossroads and after completing this book I found myself wanting to find a ‘happiness project’ of my own. If you want to know how to start one for yourself, have a read of my review below.

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Welcome to September

Hello everyone and welcome to the month of September!! The spring thaw is slowly melting the cold days down into warmer ones here in Auckland. Along with changes in the weather, the selections for my blog are in a state of transition. To find out more, press the button below…

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