Posts tagged val emmich
7 Books to Read and Songs to Listen to During Sadboi Hours

Sadboi is defined as a young male who spends most of his time in his feels and often questions what life has in store from them. In other words, it’s…most of my guy friends. The more I talk about it, the more I realize that I might be a sadgirl— but I’m not here for self-realization, I’m here to talk about my favorite squishy sadbois in YA lit in the method I know best: by comparing them to songs. Sadboi hour starts now. Ends never.

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Choose a bunch of books, and we'll guess your star sign

Oh yes, we’re back with another astrology post. This time, we put ourselves to the test by guessing your star sign based on books you choose. Do you read books similar to your sign? Let’s find out!

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6 Books I Will Petition for to Get an Anime Adaptation

When I was younger, my dad, my brother and I used to watch a lot of anime together, which then translated to me reading mostly manga and playing JRPG games for a big part of my life. Then, the other day, while I was sitting on my bed binge-watching the Fruits Basket remake and eating ice cream, I started thinking about books that would be perfect for an anime adaptation.

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6 Underrated Characters that Honestly Deserve More Attention

It is a truth universally acknowledged that YA has many MANY beloved characters. But for every character we know and love well, there are so many others that deserve more attention! So here are some of my favorite LBYR characters that I think should have more folks rallying around them. Go hug them. Go love them. GO!

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6 Books That Will Emotionally Destroy You but Also Heal You

There are few things I enjoy more than the catharsis of a truly good cry. Does that make me weird? Ask the innumerable strangers who’ve witnessed me full sob while reading in public. *puts on sunglasses* Don’t judge me!

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Books About Grief, Because Emotions Are Weird and We Need to Talk About Them

Feelings are weird. Brains are weird. Grief is weird. So when it comes to dealing with grief, it’s completely normal to feel like nothing makes sense, or that the world is turned upside down. But in our hours of need, books are always there for us to help us cope. They might not solve our problems, but it sure does help to know you’re not the only person feeling this way.

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Choose a book, and we'll tell you which book you chose

It's pretty self-explanatory so I don't think it warrants an entire explanation, but if you must need one, then the directions are to: choose a book. Once you do, we will tell you which book you chose, and what it's about. How did I choose these books, you didn't ask? Well, I just went through my folder of book covers and chose them...which is what you're going to do for this quiz.

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The NOVL Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And because we are book lovers, we all know that the only thing book lovers give to other people as presents are…more books.

Because there’s so much happening in December (finals, end-of-the-year work parties…more reading…), I’ve conveniently created a gift guide for all your holiday shopping needs!

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