Google Translates Book Quotes

The other day I did the Google Translates My Favorite Books meme. It was a lot of fun, so I thought I’d do it again— with a twist. This time I’ll be taking some book quotes and putting them through several layers of Google Translate and then back into English. For each book, I’ll provide …

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Top 5 Wednesday: Nostalgic Ships

I realize that when I do these posts, I never explain the meme. It’s fairly self-explanatory, but perhaps I’m doing newcomers a disservice. Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book discussion with a new topic every Wednesday. It’s each blogger and BookTuber’s job to pick five book-related things (though you’re welcome to pick things from …

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Top 5 Wednesday: Characters I’d Have Over for Friendsgiving

While Thanksgiving is a day to celebrate family, it’s also one of the most stressful holidays of the year. After all, even if you love your family members, that doesn’t always mean you like them— especially when extended family comes into the mix. I’ve been lucky both in that Thanksgiving at my house has always …

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Cursed App?: A Review of the “Hogwarts Mystery” Game

You know how we all dreamed of going to Hogwarts? Well, earlier this year, our letters finally came! Er, sort of. They came in the form of a role-play game. Still, that’s more than we’ve gotten from previous games where we simply went on Harry’s journey. In this game, titled Hogwarts Mystery, you get to …

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Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Monsters

Whether they’re in your closet, under your bed, or just in your imagination, monsters have had a grip on all of our minds since childhood. They fill us with terror and exhilaration. Therefore, it’s no surprise that this week’s spooky Top 5 Wednesday topic is our favorite monsters. Fiction has so many great monsters, it …

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Trope Talk: Hate That I Love You

When asked about favorite tropes, the one that seems to come to most people’s minds first is the hate-to-love trope. While I love me some good angst, this isn’t a trope that usually makes my list. I think it’s because I don’t always like how it’s handled. Essentially, there’s Good Hate-to-Love and there’s Oh-No-This-Is-Borderline-Abuse Hate-to-Love. …

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