Halloween Horror Stories

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Hello! After reading It, I really wanted to throw out some horror recs.

Here’s the thing: despite living with an anxiety disorder, I really don’t scare easily. I once listened to the Russian Sleep Experiment creepypasta to lull myself to sleep. When I go to haunted houses, I’ll gladly go first and my friends try to hide behind me (and they’re all taller than me, so it doesn’t really work). Neither It or It: Chapter Two really fazed me, and when I played Outlast — a horror game known for being terrifying — I smashed through it with barely any fear at all. In the dark. At night.

So: here are some books that even found scary.

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Canadian Reads

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Happy Canada Day, folks!

Today, I just wanted to share some Canadian reads with y’all – a couple recs and a couple that I still need to read.

Honestly, I don’t really read a lot of Canadian literature, especially YA literature? And if I have, it’s not through a Canadian press, because a lot of Canadian authors go through US-centric publishing. Most of the Canadian books I’ve read were for school and very literary/academic fiction, which isn’t really what I like to read.

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7 Books and Musicals That Remind Me of Each Other


It is no secret that my other love is musicals. I adore musicals and theatre, and between books and tickets to shows, my wallet is constantly empty. Oops. But I got to thinking what books I can relate to musicals and vice versa, and now here’s a post.

I have tried to steer away from straight-out adaptations in this post with one exception. also I haven’t read half of these but I’m getting there I promise

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23 Upcoming YA Releases by Asian Authors!


In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, I just wanted to shout out a bunch of upcoming books written by Asian authors. I was going to do a post along with a rec post I also have in the works, but um, wow! That’s a lot of books by Asians coming out in the next few months! I am literally so excited for all of these? Like, I thought of trying to write my own little blurb but it’s just going to be “I can’t wait to read this!!!” or “I’m sooo excited for this!!!” and variations repeated ad infinitum. So yeah.

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