november recap (aka where has the time gone???)

i can’t be the only one thinking it–where has 2017 gone?? i swear it was just january. time has passed by so quickly–2017 has definitely been the speediest year yet. while next month’s recap will be all about 2017 in general, this one is about november, even though i haven’t done a post like this since june! now without further ado, let’s get started.

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Book Recs Inspired by Taylor Swift’s “Reputation”

Hey, everyone! So today I’m here with a post I’ve never done before, inspired by Madeline over at reveriepages.com. She did a post on book recs inspired by Melodrama by Lorde, which is one of my favorite albums. It’s also a great post, and you can check it out here. This inspired me to do my own post, but this time about Taylor Swift’s latest album, Reputation!

If you know anything about me, you’ll know I love Taylor Swift. At first, I was a little nervous about this new album, because I didn’t really like the promo singles, but I was so wrong. The album is incredible, and even if you don’t like Taylor, I highly suggest checking it out, because she’s really outdone herself with this one. So without further ado, let’s get started!

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5 Books That Disappointed Me in 2017

Hey, everyone! It’s Dana, and today I’m going to be doing a somewhat different post. I realized I’ve just been doing reviews lately, which is why today I’m going to be talking about 5 books that disappointed me in 2017. Granted, there were more than 5 books that disappointed me this year, but I managed to narrow it down to 5 for this post. So without further ado, let’s get started!

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representation in ya

When was the last time you saw a character that resembled you in a YA book? I’m not just talking about a character with a similar personality or interests. I’m talking about a character with similar physical traits. Chances are, if you’re white, it will be pretty easy to remember. That’s absolutely nothing against white people, just acknowledging a common fact: white people, as opposed to POC, are primarily represented in common media, whether that be books, movies, or TV shows.

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