Recommending books with low ratings on Goodreads

Have you ever finished a book, gone to Goodreads to find other people raving about it, and discovered that lots of people didn't love it? Goodreads is great for a lot of things, but I've found that I can't rely on its average ratings of books. I've disliked a fair number of books with high …

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Matching books to my shuffled music 🎶

Today I'm doing something fun! Often, when I'm listening to music, I try to match it with whatever book I'm obsessed with at the moment. So that's what I'm going to be doing: putting my music on shuffle and finding books to match with whatever songs come up! The plan: Go to my saved songs …

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5 YA books to read when starting college/university

Well, it's getting to be that time of year, when summer is winding down and students start thinking about going back to school. Of course, this is also a time of exciting new change for plenty of people who are starting out a new phase in life at college or university! For anyone who's in …

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Book recommendations based on my top 5 Marvel movies

This summer, I've been spending a lot of time rewatching all of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a friend who's never seen them before. I've never been the hugest Marvel fan, but I did see many of the movies in theatres, and it's been nice to watch them in the proper order …

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8 contemporaries you should read this summer

Ahhh, summer. The time of year when even a pale, grumpy, Gollum-like creature such as myself looks up at a bright and sunny sky and says, "This isn't so bad." Despite the heat and inevitable sunburn, I can't help but love the summertime! Summer officially starts this weekend, so I'm kicking off the season by …

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If you liked this, try this | LGBTQ+ books

Happy pride month, everyone! If you're planning on celebrating this month by reading plenty of LGBTQ+ books, this is the list for you! Today I'm taking eleven semi-popular non-LGBTQ+ books and using those to recommend eleven books that feature LGBTQ+ characters. I think the title is pretty self explanatory on this one, so let's get …

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Book recommendations based on Hogwarts Houses

"There’s nothing hidden in your head The Sorting Hat can’t see, So try me on and I will tell you Where you ought to be." Whether you belong in Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, or somewhere in between, I've got a book recommendation for you! These recommendations are based partly on where the book's characters would …

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