Category: Random Babbles

Why I Still Love Twilight After All These Years

I recently bought the all the Twilight books in English plus The Short Second life of Bree Tanner. Up until that point I did not own them in English and had the Dutch books split between me and my sister, so basically, I only owned Twilight and Breaking Dawn, while she owned New Moon and Eclipse. Why did I decide to buy the Twilight box in English? I realized, I still really like this book series, and I needed them complete and in English on my shelves. A lot of people have been saying over the years that they dislike Twilight, and I get it’s probably because of the movies. I agree, the movies are pretty bad. But the books are not, not in my opinion anyway. So here are 6 reasons why I loved Twilight, still love Twilight and will always love reading Twilight. Read more →

My 5 Favorite Contemporaries I’ve Read So Far This Year

Hi guys! Sorry I haven’t been posting in a week or so, I’ve just been quite busy and was in a blogging slump. R.I.P. But I’m gonna try to post at least one thing a week now, so fingers crossed. For this blogpost I’ve decided to share my top 5 favorite contemporaries that I’ve read in the first half of this year. I’ve read a few (not nearly enough), and thought I’d share my favorite five with y’all. So without further ado, here are my favorites of the first half of 2017. Read more →

The 30 Day Book Challenge Questions & Answers Post

Hey all! This is a slightly different post than usual, but I took to Twitter last month do to the 30 Day Book Challenge and it was so much fun to do, I thought I’d share all my answers here in this blogpost. It has all sorts of entries, from the first novel you remember reading to a book that makes you a happy to a book that disappointed you. So here are all 30 questions and answers. Read more →

My Top 10 Favorite YA Contemporary Books

If you know me, you know I absolutely love love love contemporary books. It’s my favorite genre to read and I can never get enough. I’ve read a lot and I thought it’d be a fun idea to compile all my favorites into a top 10. Which was really hard, I have too many good contemporary books I love! But I managed; and today I present to you: my top 10 favorite contemporary books. Read more →

9 Sequels Releasing In 2017 I Want To Read

Let’s talk sequels. Because there are a lot of sequels coming out this year that I want to read, specifically these next two to three months. When will I ever read them all?! Anyway, I’ve decided to make a list of the 9 sequels I am dying to read the most. Some have already come out and I just haven’t gotten around to reading yet and some aren’t out yet. So many books, so little time. Wistful sigh. Let me know in the comments what sequels you’re dying to read or which ones on this list you’ve already picked up. Read more →

The Contemporary Guide For Lost Booknerds

If you love contemporary, but aren’t sure what to read right now: this guide might help you find a book you like! This guide is split up into multiple categories all focused on different kind of contemporary books. Per category I picked the books I thought fit best. In total you can find 20+ books in this guide, hopefully one of the books tickles your fancy. Let me know if you’ve read any of these, are picking one up, or if you have a book that suits one of the categories. Read more →

My Top 10 Favorite Book Sequels

Usually it’s the first book that is mentioned when talked about a series. But today I’m changing that up, because there are a lot of sequels in series that I absolutely adore but don’t get the love they deserve. And sometimes they’re just better than the first book, ssshhh. Note that I’m not just talking about the second book in the series, but I’m talking about all the sequels. Could be second book, could also be the fifth book. You’ll find out. Here’s my top 10 (plus an extra bonus sequel at number 11). Read more →

Awesome Opening Lines from YA Books Pt. II

I did a post waaaay back where I shared some of my favorite opening lines from YA books. Today I’m back for part deux! I’ve plucked a bunch of books from my shelves and thumbed them through to find some great opening lines. They vary from funny to swoony to poetic to intriguing and if you have not read one of these books, I hope the opening line will convince you to do so. Read more →

My Favorite Book Series Of All Time

I was browsing the Booktube, as you do, and watching some older videos and came across a video called ‘my favorite book series of all time.’ And it got me thinking about my favorite series and that I really wanted to do a post about it. So here I am today, with a couple book series I now consider my favorite of all time (and I say now, I hope to read a heck of a lot more books, so the top 10 might change in the next number of years). I’m rating them from least favorite to best, so I’m starting with my number 10. Read more →

9 Reasons To Read Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour

I love Morgan Matson’s books, but Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour will always be my favorite of hers, doesn’t matter how many books she will publish. I fell absolutely in love with this book the first time I read it and I keep falling in love with it with every reread. Instead of doing a review, I am just going to give you a couple reasons why you should read this book, if you haven’t already read it. Or reread it, in case you did read it Read more →