March Obsessions and April Excitement!

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Hello, Guys!!

Sorry for not posting much this week, it’s the last week of school (Yes!!) and I have finally gotten the chance to sit down to write this blog post. Since it’s the holidays, I am planning on getting lots of reading done and crossing off lots of books on my TBR! I can’t wait to sit down on my bed and binge read lots of these novels!

what’s going on in my life

March has been an eventful and chill month for me! (I know it’s weird) The first half of my month was quite ordinary: I was following my daily routine, completing assignments and school work and working out. However, the second half was quite hectic: tests were flying, I had a sports injury and my stress levels were soaring. Holidays just started! (Yay!!!) Hopefully, this holidays I’ll be very productive in terms of completing holiday homework, managing my blog and reading lots! The holidays will be ending mid April and after the holidays, I’ll be having school exams happening. I can’t believe this year has already gone by so quickly, which is both good and bad. I’ve been keeping a diary, and being the kind of person that never sticks to a schedule, I’m pretty happy because I have actually managed to keep a calendar filled with dates and it’s been sooo helpful!

favourites: music


I’ve been listening to a lot of new music lately that is a bit different to what is played on the radio. You can listen to my songs on the left! As you can see there is still Shawn Mendes on my favourites, and this is only a snapshot of my playlist. I still have many of his other songs on my playlist but I’m loving Strings at the moment. XO by Beyonce is a bit old but I rediscovered it again and I am loving it! If I were to recommend three songs you should listen to it would be:

  • Undress Rehearsal by Timeflies
  • Borderline (Vanic Remix) by Tove Styrke
  • Wild Things by Alessia Cara

favourite books this month

DSC_0236_Fotorhu9oiI’m so ashamed to say that I actually haven’t been reading much this month but I did read Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare, which took me longer than I intended but I did manage to finish it and I absolutely loved it! I linked the review but if you haven’t read this yet, you must because it is my favourite read of the month! I also read Emery Lord’s When We Collided which I really enjoyed! I’m part of the blog tour for this novel and I’ll have a review up soon! It was a great book and it kind of reminded me of the Museum of Intangible Things! I also just finished This Is Where The World Ends by Amy Zhang and it was a unique and fresh read that I needed. It was different to what I normally read and it had lots of John Green vibes! A review for this book will be up too! I’m reading Me Before You and I’m nearly done with it. I really liked Jojo Moyes’ discussion for the themes in this book, hopefully, I’ll love it as much as everyone else did by the end of it.  I got lots of books this month but I want to make a video on it and so I won’t be putting a book haul in this month!

blogging life!

For my blog, I have been uploading quite a bit (except for this week hehe!) and hopefully, I can still continue to write more and more posts, especially since it’s the holidays. I think I’ll also start putting out some lifestyle posts too because I have lots of lifestyle post ideas swimming around in my head and who knows maybe it’ll become both a book and lifestyle blog by the end of the month, but I’m still working it out! I’ve been planning on starting a youtube channel for ages and I think I might film a video in the next few days and try it out! It’s just the whole filming, putting your face and voice out to the world, that freaks me out. I love talking and chatting, though and hopefully, it’ll turn out okay! For my channel, I think I’ll make it both lifestyle and book for sure. It may have a different name to my blog but who knows? I might not even follow through with the idea!

On my bookstagram over @hashtaglovebooks.alicia, I’ll be doing the #alyssaandaliciaapril2016 challenge! I’m hosting it with @alyssaisreading (I’ve linked her blog!) and I’m super excited! If you are looking for a good April challenge, you should totally join our challenge! We would both love to see your photos! Another exciting piece of news is, we’re nearly at 2K, which is unreal because I just started my account at the end of last month! I don’t know how I feel about my feed at the moment *sigh* but hopefully, it’ll get better!

 

 

april tbr:

DSC_0239_FotorThis month I am planning on reading tons of books because it’s the holidays! Here are five books I am determined to read this month: (Can we just take a moment to appreciate the beauty of the cover for Whisper To Me!)

  • Whisper To Me By Nick Lake
  • A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E Schwan
  • November 9 by Colleen Hoover
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • 99 Days by Katie Cotugno

If you are following my book group- @thereadingrebels You would know that our April Book Of The Month is Pride and Prejudice by Jae Austen!

goals for next month and what’s to come for april:

Hopefully, April will be one amazing month. As I have mentioned before, I’m trying to get lots of books read and I also want to write lots for my blog. I really want to get my study habits down because I’m still learning new tricks every day but with major exams and assignments coming out soon I want to establish and cement some good study tips and time management skills before the tests begin. I’ve been wanting to do a lot more sport lately because sport and running are somethings that relaxes my racing mind. I tried boxing this month and I absolutely loved it. I think I might find a gym I can sign up to and try some more boxing classes or circuit training.

how about you guys? how has your month been? what are your goals for april? link your monthly wrap-up below i would love to see it!

 

How To Make Your #bookstagram Pictures Look Amazing! (How I edit my Insta-Pics! ❤ )

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Hi!!!

Okay, first of all, let me establish this, I am no professional when it comes to taking photos and my photos aren’t really perfect. I mean I only started my Instagram about a month or two ago but I have been getting lots of questions about how I edit my bookstagram photos! Thank you to everyone who always comment the nicest things on my photos because lets be real, my photos aren’t anything that amazing! But your comments always rock my day! Anyway, today I thought I’ll give you a little run down on how I edit my instagram photos! I’ve learned so much over the past month on photo-editing, photography and lets not forget all of you guys on the #bookstagram community because you guys are amazing! BTW: If you want to follow me I’m @hashtaglovebooks.alicia !

First things first (I’m the realest), I take most of my photos on my DSLR, Nikon D3200. Obviously, you do not need to take photos using a DSLR, before I had my camera I used my phone for the longest time and the photos turned out amazing. However, after a long time of getting frustrated with the exposure and quality of some of the photos taken by my phone I got a DSLR. I’m still learning how to use it and I’m pretty sure I don’t even know how to hold it properly but I like the way I have a bit more manipulation and control over the photos I take.

This Is Me (Trying) To Look Professional. :)
This Is Me (Trying) To Look Professional. 🙂

Usually, I’ll take all of my photos on the weekend because that way I can ensure that I’ll edit it all on time and that I can edit it without having to rush and worry about taking more photos again. Also, the lighting is usually the best on the weekend because I’m actually at home from about 8am to 9am which is when there is the best lighting! Normally, I’ll take about three photos of the same type of layout because that way, I can actually choose from a wide range of photos. I’ll then upload my photos all onto my computer where I’ll choose the best ones to edit. I use  Adobe Lightroom to edit my photos, which is one of the most popular programs out there! I like how easy it is and it usually keeps the quality of my photos. Here is an example of an original photo I took that hasn’t been edited:

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Here are a few examples of how I edit my photos. I first crop it to the size of a square so I can see how it’ll look on Instagram and so I can get the proportions of my photo to a correct ratio. To make my photos stand out I like to turn up the vibrancy and saturation. I also expose my photos because usually my photos are little bit darker than how I would like and then I’ll turn up the highlights as well, just to get rid of unnecessary dark shadows. I also like to sharpen my photos so that the title or words on books will look a bit clearer because it sometimes gets lost in the photo.

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For me, I like my feed to have bright vibrant colors, with a white background. I like having a white sheet as my background as it adds a nice background to all my photos. However, I’m super choosy when it come to photos so finding the perfect white balance between the photo will take a while. Once I finish editting photos  I save the photo and export it to Google Drive, where I’ll download the photos onto my phone and then I’ll save it onto my phone to edit it on apps like VSCO Cam.

I like to put a filter on my photos because it just keeps my Instagram feed a bit more unified, even though, I have to admit that my feed is a little bit messy but I put a filter on my photos anyway. Usually I’ll put the F2 or A5 filter because it keeps my photos white and crisp. I also like to use A Color Story and for that I’ll use the Ice Ice filter. A Color Story has various editting features and it is a great alternative to programs like Light Room. Here are a few examples of how I use these two apps: (The first one is A Color Story and the other two are VSCO Cam)

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Then I’ll post it on Instagram at around 6:45pm everyday! I love using the app Crowdfire because that way I can actually schedule my posts because if you know anything about me it’s the fact that I forget to do things, a lot. Anyway, besides the whole making your feed aesthetic I think another major maybe even more important facet about bookstagram is the amazing people you meet! Okay that was a little cheesy but seriously I love all of the lovely people you meet on Instagram!

ps: if you want to follow me i am @hashtaglovebooks.alicia ! comment your instagram account names i would love to see your pics.

Finally, an all out amazing fantasy read! Young Elites and Rose Society by Marie Lu- Review

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Title: The Young Elites & The Rose Society
Author: Marie Lu
Release Date: 2014 & 2015
Retail Price: $16.00
Overall Rating: 8 /10
Genre: Dystopian, Dark, Adventure, Fantasy

“Be true to yourself. But that’s something everyone says and no one means. No one wants you to be yourself. They want you to be the version of yourself that they like.”
– Marie Lu, The Young Elites

After, my major book-hangover of Marie Lu’s debut series, Legend Trilogy, I knew that I had to read The Young Elites. However, when the release did come, it slipped out of my reach and I never ended up reading it. I picked it up straightaway when I saw it on display at my local library, I dived straight into it! I was hooked til the end, I think I can crown this one of my top five favourite reads this year! (Well, it’s only February- oh well!) There is just something so magically unique that is woven in to her storyline that kept me intrigued. Have you ever read a book so dark and so well-written that you just have to stop and step back to say that this feels too real? This is exactly what happened to me on multiple occasion whilst reading this. In my opinion, this could be one of the darkest fantasy series I have ever read. I highly recommend it, if you haven’t checked it out because trust me, it won’t disappoint your tingle for a fantasy.

The Young Elites and Rose Society, follows the story of Adelina Amouteru who has been hit with the plague at a young age. However, that is not the only horrifying time of her life- her father treats her inhumanely and her sister is always doted by her father. Adelina, is forced to please her father but then she discovers that her plague has cause something deep inside her. After being called a malfetto are her life because of her plague which has scarred her both physically and mentally, Adelina figures our that she has a super power due to the plague but unlike other malfettos her super-ability is much darker and more powerful.

Spoiler Review!- Spoilers For The Young Elites and The Rose Society Ahead!

Do you ever just read something- a line, a quote or a paragraph; in a book that makes you have this great epiphany and relisation that makes you go- What just happened? I absolutely had such a joy reading this book! I loved so many different elements in the story which all were interlocked together to create this great read!

When I first jumped into the novel, I was captivated by Adelina’s story, which very much reminded me of Cinderella.  She has such a devastating child-hood that it made me understand every thought she had. What I loved about this book are the unique characters- never have I ever read a character quite like Adelina. It was backward (in a good way), Adelina’s character development turned from what was a somewhat positively characterisation to a negative, power-thirsty character. Every thought she had was so carefully thought out by Marie Lu and each line and thought in her perspective was dripping with a slight darkness. I love how complex her character is, as a reader it was hard for me to descern whether she was a protagonist or an antagonist, that it was blowing my mind. She has both the ying and the yang in her personality that is hard to find in other characters from other novels I’ve read.

In the Young Elites, I was trying my hardest to click with her character but at times she would annoy me. For example, when she was desparate to be a part of the Young Elites, I was cringing (There is nothing more I hate than cringing). Until I disocovered by the second book, The Rose Society, that the reader, rather than relating to the character, is influenced to see her character from a witness’ point of view. Marie Lu’s writing is honestly too good, the fact that she portrayed Adelina’s character through such a manipulative light, was so different. I never would have related to Adelina in any way, whatsoever yet, I felt like I was in her shoes. Her dark personality felt so realistic. At the end of the book, you can clearly see her character development, when she casts out her sister. I was literally stunned- it felt so much like I was her and that to me felt like magic.

Teren, is the antagonist in the first novel but to be honest, I don’t think his character was developed as well. I mean yeah we got to discover his hatred for the malfettos, as well as discovering his deep passion for the queen. However, his character was very shallow- how could you possibly love the queen like a blood-thirsty fan? It wasn’t really making much sense in my brain. Notonly that but his personality differed so much from when he was talking to Adelina vs. talking to the queen. You can clearly see this in the ending scenes of The Rose Society when Adelina changed from herself to the queen and Teren instantly changed from a soldier to a lost puppy. Enzo, was a bit like Teren’s it wasn’t developed as well but I think we’ll see more of his character and personality in the next book. A lot of his life history and backstory was very mysterious and he was portrayed a bit more stereotypically, he was a dark character, who was the ringmaster of the group. Oh and of course, Adelina falls in love with him (#predictable) but I hope to discover more about him in the next book.

Now, onto the captivating storyline. I loved the plot line in the first book- there were so many different elements. Adelina was taken in by this new society and through it she developed her power. I loved the fact that, Marie Lu threw in this other problem that caused Adelina to be twisted and pulled. I love how she had to bargain with her sister with Teren. I was constantly reading and page-turning to find out what happends to her in the end. What surprised me was- I thought this would be a predictable book but the ending just surprised me. I couldn’t believe that everyone casted her out and Enzo DIES!! I couldn’t belive that Raffaelle was actually a backstaber to Adelina because I honestly didn’t notive since the start.  I was definitely not expecting that and I wasn’t really expecting Adelina to turn so cruel and heartless in the second book. There are so many parts in this book that I thought I would predict correctly but then it turns out I was wrong. That is why I had such a fun time reading this book!

Overall, I really enjoyed this book and I’m highly anticipating the next book! The characters are just sooo unique and the storyline blew me away!

Have You Read This Book Yet? Let Me Know What You Think In The Comments!

❤ The Ships Are Sailing! ❤ Valentine’s Day: #top5

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It’s nearly Valentine’s day and you know what that means?? Yes, today I have compiled a list of my top five ships! I’ve seen this around today, and I’ve loved reading every single one of them. I’m going to integrate a few things I’ve seen from other bloggers! Not only will I be sharing my top five pairings I’ll also share with you one of my favourite romantic quotes from the pairs! Don’t worry you aren’t the only one who has a thousand ships sailing around in their heart. This was so hard for me to choose but these are my Top Five Ships!

Who are your favourite pairs?

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  1. Will and Tessa: Wessa!
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    Ahaha! Everyone probably will expect me to say this but honestly, Will and Tessa are like my favourite ship and I am definitely sure that this is my number one pairing. Will Herondale is perfect- he is blue eyes, a mysterious, yet caring personality and he just went through so much to save Tessa. *Puts in the heart emoji eyes five hundred times* It actually makes my heart flutter, whenever I re-read Will and Tessa moments. Imagine if I can’t ever find someone like Will! I can’t even go there, just like Jace once said, “Some things are too unlikely to dwell upon,” Seriously, though, I actually will die alone if I can’t find a Will. (Save me!)

    “Life is a book, and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read, I would read them together with you, as many as I can before I die…”
    – Will Herondale; Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

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  2.  Percy and Annabeth: Percabeth
    One of the very first ships I had, Percy and Annabeth will always be one of my favourite ships! I mean who else doesn’t ship this cute pair? Percy is the “Seaweed brain”, whilst Annabeth is the “Wise Girl,” They have been through so much and whenever I think of them I always am reminded of Callie Calet’s song, “Lucky” (Ahaha! Yes, everything reminds me of a song)! Not only that but it is actually my dream to fall in love with a boy because they have been my best friend, I actually think that falling in love like that is so cute!

” The rivalry ends here, I love you, Wise Girl,”
– Percy Jackson, Rick Riordan

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  1. Kat and Daemon: Lux
    Lux. How could I not mention Lux? Kat and Daemon are just the cutest pairing and they are, honestly,  #relationshipgoals! If I  ever find a boyfriend like Daemon, I would die happy! No seriously, they always have the cutest moments and I love their little witty comeback fights! I am one of those readers who constantly whips out their phone in public to re-read their favourite moments in all my ebooks and I always come back to the Lux series to re-read their moments because (this is going to sound weird but…) they always make me smile.

    “Did you think you could stop me? I’ll burn the whole world down to save her,”
    – Daemon Black, Jennifer L. Armentrout Lux Series

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  2. Rose and Dimitri: Vampire Academy
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    Vampire Academy is so good and there was no way I couldn’t give this honourable mention of my favourite #ships to Rose and Dimitri! (#ROMITRI) I honestly love these two as a couple because Dimitri is the zen everyone needs in their life! Not only that but Rose was a character I looked up too and just seeing the two together clenches my heart! I haven’t read this book since the start of last year but I do remember loving their adventures! I have too many favourite moments but I think this one is a pretty good quote! (Seriously Dimitri deserves an actual award!

“If I let myself love you, I won’t throw myself in front of her, I’ll throw myself in front of you,”
– Dimitri Belikov, Richelle Mead Vampire Academy

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  1. Shahrzad and Khalid: The Wrath and The Dawn
    I couldn’t choose for my last ship but I do love this pairing- Shahrzad and Khalid! What I really like about these two is the way their relationship developed, it was cliche yet unique in its own way. Shahrzad was the one who truly discovered who Khalid was and the fact that Khalid has been through so much just breaks my heart. I can’t wait for the next book! This books honestly needs more readers! Have you read this book yet?

“So I write it in the sky- I love you, a thousand times over. And I will never apologize for it,”
– Khalid, Renee Adeieh Wrath and The Dawn
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I hope you guys loved this post and like me completely fangirled whilst re-reading these moments! These ships will probably be my #ships for a very long time! Who do you guys ship?

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!

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❤ Diving Into The Young Elites ❤ Teaser Tuesdays! (9/02/16)

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Yay!! I’m back with another Teaser Tuesdays!

This time, I’m currently reading The Young Elites by Marie Lu! I have heard so much about how amazing this series was and if you didn’t already know I had a major book hangover with Marie’s debut series: Legend! I’m so excited to start her latest series The Young Elites, which follows the story of a young girl who had fallen ill in a nationwide epidemic. When she recovers, her life is no longer the same and she is forced to live with society’s oppressive thoughts and words. However, soon she discovers she has a super power and she is one of them- a Young Elite.

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Anyway, I’m currently loving this book! Have you read it before? To be honest, I was slightly skeptical to start this book. To me, it sounded like your typical young-adult dystopian- a girl discovers she has supernatural powers, she’s “special” and along her journey she falls in love. However, I read a few chapter and was captivated with this story! I asked around and I’ve heard many good opinions- maybe, I was wrong! I’m really enjoying it so far! Thank god I borrowed Rose Society as well because I think I’ll be binge reading this series!

” In the midst of darkness and panic, something moves in the sky. And just like that, the black clouds twist- they scatter into a swarm of a million moving flecks that swirl across the sky and then dive down, down, down at the crowd,”
– Marie Lu, The Young Elites

I hope you enjoyed this mini Teaser Tuesdays! What are you currently reading? Recommend some of your current reads down below:

Also, I plan on starting some discussion posts! What do you guys think?

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Exciting News! ❤ New Website!

Hey guys,

So before I start this post, I just want to thank every single person who has been a supporter of my blog because honestly, without you guys I couldn’t have gotten as far as I am currently with my blog. My blog is so special to me and you guys: every reader, every commenter, every liker and every follower has made it so much more special and I honestly can’t thank you guys enough!

If you saw my Instagram post last night, you would know that I had some extremely exciting news to announce! Well, here it goes! Yesterday, I got a new website: hashtaglovebooks.com !!! ( I’M ACTUALLY INTERNALLY SCREAMING! 🙂 )

You may have noticed that my follower count has decreased a lot and that is because if you were previously following my blog through one of the following channels:

  1. WordPress.com
  2. E-mail

Your subscription has already been moved to my new website! So, don’t worry! I hope you guys love the website and thank you guys so much for this past year and a half- I’ve loved you guys and my blog right from the start and I only hope that it continues to grow! It’s not perfect at the moment but, hopefully, in the future, the blog will be a lot cleaner and neater.

Not much has changed but it is definitely easier to use a self-hosted website at wordpress.org! Please go and check it out because it would mean the world to me! Comment on my new blog about anything that isn’t working or anything that is working well, as your feedback helps me a lot! Click the photo below to visit my new website:

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Also, here is some more exciting news: I am now a Book Depository affiliate! Trust me when I say this, I will not endorse products or websites to my follower if they are dodgy or useless. Book Depository is a website I have been using for such a long time. What I really like about Book Depository is the fact that Book Depository is pretty much a Barnes and Nobles warehouse right at your fingertips! It’s free shipping worldwide, so if you live in the US or in Madagascar, it’s free shipping! Also, they constantly have sales and their prices for books are comparatively cheaper than regular bookstores! So, click the button below to fill your shopping cart with books:

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Review: What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler

Title: What We Saw
Author: Aaron Hartzler
Release Date: January 2016
Retail Price: $16.99
Overall Rating: 8.5/10
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Drama (Based on a true story)

Do you ever just stop at the end of a chapter and go, “This writing, this storyline and these characters have been put together in a way that literally just made my heart stop and my mind spinning in amazement.” Well, that is basically what happened whilst I read Aaron Hartzler’s What We Saw. After finishing this novel, I was left with a smile and a cold chill and I didn’t know a novel I could relate to so much, could throw such a starking reality on me. Each day we check out phone, check our Facebook, go to parties; it’s just what us teenagers do. Everyday we hear of the consequences but with each word spoken, just seem to slip past our ears: forgotten or casted deep down in our minds. As we grow older social media, our friends and the parties all become more and more energetic and intense. It’s books like What We Saw that redirect our minds to think of things in a new light- more cautiously and more in depth.

Aaron Hartzler’s What We Saw, will pull you and intrigue you. Questions will be left on your mind, the characters are relatable in more ways you could imagine and most importantly the ending is so thought-provoking that you begin to wonder: What happens if that really and truly happened to me? I seriously recommend What We Saw, if you are looking for a thought-provoking, serious and dramatic contemporary. Don’t stray away just because it says, “Based on a true story” because that just makes the book more striking than it already is.

What We Saw is a new release based on a true story. Kate wakes up one night to realise she’s hungover, she is unable to piece many of the things that happened at the party last night but she does remember her childhood best friend, Ben who helped her drive her home last night. When she wakes up she thanks Ben and as they grow closer into something more, she discovers that something big happened at that party last night. As Kate dives deeper and deeper into the details, something about Ben and her school throws her off in a completely different direction and she doesn’t know is she could ever come back. It’s best to not know anything about the novel before you read it. 🙂

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No words can honestly encapsulate what I felt whilst I read and when I finished the novel. It kind of felt like a calming but cold wave that just laps on you when your swimming by the sea. (Yeah… I think I’m going to miss summer 🙂 ) It was dark, yet light novel that reminded me in some ways of Lauren Oliver’s Vanishing Girls. Aaron Hartzlers’s writing is so beautiful. His writing throughout the story is careful, yet it reflects the thoughts of Kate so well and if I were in her shoes, Aaron Hartzler’s thoughts would match mine. I remember reading about the “sea of phones” and I love how he always talks about “Iowa being an ocean,” and “Seismic shifts,” and then links them back together as metaphors with events in Kate’s life. It is so rare to read a novel where the author does this really well but it seems like Aaron Hartzler’s really did that. Every paragraph in the story was carefully thought-out to manipulate the reader’s feelings and no word was wasted, which goes to show how well this novel is written.

Now onto the plot: honestly, I have never read a plot like this one. A plot that deals with the darker side of teenage reality. I know this novel is based on a true story but the story was executed to well. Through the story there are happier parts which contrast with the darker parts, such as, the cute Ben and Kate moments and the fun prom moments and every once in awhile there will be a pun that makes you smile. However, when it gets dark it’s not unbearable its intriguing like, “Curiosity killed the cat,” You just want to know more and when you continue reading it gets so thought provoking and you wonder, “That could happen to me,” The whole case with the party and how it got uncontrollable due to the increase in social media, really goes to show that as teenagers with this huge social platform in front of us, things and cases like the Coral Sands case could really happen to you. This book is like a warning to all of us and I will definitely be recommending this to people who are not into reading but do like social media. The chain of reactions that happen in the novel will make you question, “Would I have done the same?”

Kate’s character was relatable. More often than not, we are witnesses to these things: small hashtags or long videos, which all can impact in the most sensitive ways to everyone. Kate was the witness and even though I probably wouldn’t haven done the same things as her in response to what happened at the party. Reading about how she felt and how she dealt with it, really shows you how to respond in times such a the events in the novel. I loved Kate and Ben together but I knew Ben had something going on and I wasn’t surprised when I discovered that he witnessed the crime but didn’t speak up. I was a little stunned that Kate just broke up with him in a few minutes but then again, I couldn’t imagine what she would be going through.

Overall the book is beautifully written and I honestly enjoyed it so much. There are quotes and lessons learnt in this novel that will always be engraved into my head. It’s a great eye-opener and I definitely will be recommending this title as time passes.

Have you read this novel? Did you like it- comment below?

Also, I’ve redirected my instagram and you can follow me at: @hashtaglovebooks.alicia

That’s all! Thanks so much! Also I would like to thank Harper Teen for sending me this novel.

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