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Emily

I love to explore our world and worlds of fiction 🇨🇦 Wife. Mother. Teacher. Explorer 📖 2018: 48

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. Happy Tuesday Friends! . I hope everyone is having a wonderful day! . There are so many authors I have discovered being a part of this bookstagram community. One of my favourite new to me authors this year is Fredrik Backman. I absolutely loved reading Beartown and Us Against You this year. I plan on reading A Man Called Ove in the new year. Thank you so much to @what.jenny.reads for not only gifting me Beartown and Ove but for introducing me to this amazing author! . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #fredrikbackman #amannamedove

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. Happy Saturday Friends! . I hope everyone is having a wonderful day! What are you all up to this weekend? . I am in love with my blanket from @sweetsequels ! Not only is it super cozy but it’s also so beautiful and well made. The colours are so vivid and some of my favourite Harry Potter designs are on it. I don’t have the wall space for all of these prints so this is a perfect way for me to be able to look at them all the time ! . . . . #bookstagramreadsdecember : book and blanket . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #sweetsequels #sweetsequelssaturday #bookandblanket

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. Happy Friday Friends! . I hope you’re all having a great week! Have you read any of the Sherlock Holmes novels or short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle ? I started reading and listening to them last year and I really enjoy them! I love that they’re written from Watson’s point of view. . If you’re looking for a good audiobook / audible recommendation the Complete Sherlock Series is narrated by Stephen Fry and are all available for only one credit! . . . . #bluelovesbookishdec18 : binge reads - with so many short stories in this series it’s so easy to binge read them! . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #sherlockholmes #arthurconandoyle #mystery #classics #detective #audible

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Book Review 📚Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton . This was the first book by Chanel Cleeton that I have read and I am already looking forward to reading more of her writing. I really enjoyed her writing style and the imagery and atmosphere she created throughout this novel. The novel follows two perspectives and timelines; Elisa in 1958 during the Cuban Revolution and Marisol, her grand daughter, in 2017. . It was great seeing and learning about some aspects of the Cuban Revolution from Elisa’s point of view. I also enjoyed reading about Marisol discovering more about her family and their time in Cuba. I didn’t fully connect with part of the romance in this novel though. I don’t want to spoil anything though so if you want to chat about it please DM me! . I loved the history that was discussed in this novel and reading from both perspectives and timelines. It definitely reminded me that there is so much that I don’t know and want to learn more about! . . I loved reading from the perspectives of these women and I am already excited to read When We Left Cuba! . 4/5 stars . Have you read this book? What did you think ?! . Side note: I listened to the audiobook of Next Year in Havana and it was wonderful! . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #bookreview #historicalfiction #nextyearinhavana #chanelcleeton

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. Happy Wednesday Friends! . I hope you’re all having a great week! I am starting a buddy read of The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody with @what.jenny.reads today ! I feel like I haven’t read a YA book in a while and I’m looking forward to this one. . . #qotd : what are you currently reading? . . #bluelovesbookishdec18 : best 2018 : I absolutely loved The Hating Game by Sally Thorne !!! Honourable mention for The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #yabooks #thechaosofstandingstill

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Book Review 📚 . Thank you so much to @netgalley and Pink Bloom Press for this edition of A Christmas Date by Camilla Isley (@camillaisley). . This was such a fun and cute read! I really enjoyed the characters, the writing style and I was often smiling as I read this book. This novel definitely reads like a good Rom-com Hallmark Christmas movie (which I love!) and it was just what I wanted to read. Though I enjoyed the couple I wish there was more time to see their relationship develop and grow in this novel. I would definitely read more from this author in the future. . 3.25-3.5/5 stars #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #bookreview #chicklit #romance #christmasreading #holidayromance

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. Happy Sunday Friends! . Here are some of the books I’m planning on reading this month! I have three books that I’m carrying over from November as well. I have a few reviews to post, I just need to take some photos of the books! They’re all ebooks which I sometimes forget to take pictures of! . . #qotd : what are you planning on reading this month?! . . #bluelovesbookishdec18 #readgushchristmas #bookstagramreadsdecember December #tbr . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm

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. Happy first day of December ! . I hope you’re all having a wonderful day and that you will be enjoying a fantastic weekend. I can’t believe we’re already in December! Christmas is my favourite time of year. When I saw this beautiful print Haleigh created for her shop @sweetsequels I knew it would be the perfect Christmas decoration addition for our home. I absolutely love it! . I also ordered her Christmas in the Village print but dropped it as I was holding it up to the wall and it unfortunately fell behind our hutch 🙈 it will be an adventure getting it out ! . . #qotd : what are you up to this weekend?! . . #SweetSequelsSaturday . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #Christmas #artprint

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. Happy Friday ! . Friends, I am so excited that I got an ARC of 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne! I absolutely loved The Hating Game ( I’ve read it twice this year ) and have been wanting to read this book since I saw it was being published. I am really looking forward to reading more from @sallythorneauthor . A big thank you to Harper Collins Canada, @harpercollinsca , for sending me this copy! . . 99 Percent Mine will be released on January 29, 2019 . . #qotd : what is a highly anticipated new release on your TBR? . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #sallythorne #99percentmine #romance #romcom

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. Happy Wednesday! . Let’s talk about different type of paper/edges in books! Most of my books have normal pages and I have a couple of books that have coloured papers and deckled edges. Though the colours and deckles are pretty my favourite are just the regular plain pages! I’m reading my first book with coloured pages now and I find the colour differences a bit distracting (🙈) and I find that deckle edges can be a bit finicky to turn (especially when tired!). . #qotd : what type of pages or edges do you prefer when you’re reading a book?! . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #bookpages #decklededge

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. Happy Tuesday! . I hope you’re all having a great week! Anne of Green Gables is one of my favourite books/series from when I was younger. I may have actually watched the mini series before I read the book. This story is definitely one that made me a reader and love books. I have seen such great reviews of Marilla of Green Gables and I am so excited to read it! . #qotd : what are some of the books that shaped you as a reader? . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #anneofgreengables #marillaofgreengables

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. Happy Sunday ! . I was tagged a while back by @sanjs.bookish.world to do a #5startbrpredictions post! . I am pretty excited about each of these books! They have all either been recommended to me or are a book from an author that I’ve loved another book from. . Have you read any of these books? What were your ratings for them?! . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #tbr #unreadshelfproject2018

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. Happy Saturday ! . I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend and that all of my American friends had a great Thanksgiving! . I’m going to pick up The Joy Luck Club today! I’m pretty excited. I’ve had it for a while but finally decided to start it and join in with the readalong with @diverseclassics ! . . #bluelovesbookishnov18 : sweater weather. I absolutely love fall for being able to wear cozy sweaters but I love cozy scarves even more! . #qotd : what is your favourite piece of autumn clothing? . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #joyluckclub #amytan #diverseclassics

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. Happy Wednesday ! . Last year was all about historical fiction for me. This year I’ve been really into reading romance, literary fiction, some mystery, contemporary and family dramas. I think I’m ready to get back into some historical fiction soon though! I found this UK edition at my local used book store and I love it! . Do you ever find yourself in the mood for specific genres more than others? What is your go to genre right now? . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm

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. Happy Saturday ! . I hope you are all having a great weekend! I got my first bookmark from @bookartbookmarks this past week and I love it so much! Swipe to see a closeup. I have stopped by her Etsy shop multiple times looking at her other bookmarks ( those geodes and druzy ones!) and they are all so beautiful! . If you’ve been looking to read some Austen @sanjs.bookish.world is hosting a series of Austen buddy reads! This month they are reading Persuasion. . #qotd : what are you all up to this weekend?! . . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #bookartbookmarks #persuasion #janeausten #britishliterature #classics

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. Happy Friday ! . I hope you all had a wonderful week! I absolutely loved reading China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan. In this second novel of Kwan’s trilogy we get to see more of the characters we met in Crazy Rich Asians and I loved seeing what they got up to in this novel. I listened to the audiobook and it was so well done! I highly recommend listening to this novel if you have been thinking about it! . #qotd : what was the last audiobook you read/listened to and loved? . . #bookstagram #books #bookworm #instabooks #bibliophile #book #bookstagramfeatures #bookish #read #booksofinstagram #bookishcanadians #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookishlove #readers #booksbooksbooks #bookphotography #bookworm #audiobook #chinarichgirlfriend #kevinkwan #contemporary

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