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Three Hallows February Post: My Favourite Quotes From I Believe In A Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

This month, the book club, Three Hallows that I have been taking part in with Alex and Rachel have been reading I Believe In A Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo. All of us enjoyed the book although I did have some problems with it, it was an entertaining read. In this one, I would like to share my favourite quotes from the book. So let's get started...

Number 5:


“Real love: It was all about risk and having faith. There were no guarantees.” 
Number 4:“That's sexist crap. When a guy goes through obstacles to get a girl, it's considered 'romantic.' Think climbing through a girl's window unannounced to watch her sleep. However, when it's a girl making dramatic gestures for a guy, it's creepy. Double-standard bullshit!” 
Number 3:

“You cannot control who you love, Desi, but you can always control how hard you fight, okay?” 
Number 2:


“Everyone’s weird, though. If you’re not even a little weird, you are truly weird. In that bad way. Not in the good way.”
Number 1: 

“I …

Dealing with Embarrassing Moments

Having anxiety doesn't lend itself to embarrassing moments. Instead of saying fuck it and moving on, our mind decides to let the memories stay and linger. Replaying themselves again. And again. And again until we start to go a little crazy.Today has been that day. First there was the answer that I couldn't give in class. Then the fact that I accidentally fell into a couple of people on the tube. At rush hour. There have been some good things. I met Hank Green and didn't make a complete fool of myself and this was because a nice guy from Waterstones gave me the correct raffle ticket. (THANK YOU!) I mean I look terrified in the pictures but still...Anyway back to these embarrassing moments. I know and my head knows that I should forget them. That the moment should become a distant memory that I laugh about but instead I hear the echoes of laughter and shock and embarrassment plaguing my existence. My waking thoughts.I want their to a day. A good day where I can brush these m…

Blog Tour: The Year After You by Nina de Pass Book Review

*I am reviewing this book which I was gifted for free by Ink Road/ Black and White Publishing in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own. *
Title: The Year After You  Author: Nina de Pass Publisher: Ink Road Source: Ink Road Rating: 4/5 stars
(Amazon|Goodreads)
Book Summary:
New Years’ Eve, San Francisco. The most promising party of the year ends in a tragic accident. Cara survives. Her best friend Georgina doesn’t.

Nine months later, Cara is struggling, consumed by guilt and grief. Her mum decides a Swiss boarding school will be the fresh start Cara needs. But Cara knows that swapping sunshine for snow won’t make a blind bit of difference. Georgina is gone, and nothing will bring her back.

Up in the Alps, Cara’s old life feels a million miles away. At Hope Hall, nobody knows about her past. And she intends to keep it that way. But classmates Ren and Hector have other ideas. Cara tries to keep her distance, but she’s drawn to the offbeat, straight-talking Hector, who understands …