Noctyx Book Tag

Noctyx Book Tag

I’m honestly surprised that I’m making this book tag before I am anything EnStars, but that was due to problems choosing prompts that I was happy with. These prompts I came up with quickly, but they should be fun to fill in. So I thought, why not put it together?

I’ve not seen much interest in vtubers within the book community, so I’m not sure if anyone will do this book tag. But if you’re stuck on things to post, then let me nudge this towards you, even if the prompts come from something you don’t know. A tag is a tag, after all!

A little over a week ago, a new group debuted from Nijisanji EN. This group of guys all have avatars that supposedly have travelled back in time from the future. Together they’re Stuck in the Abyss and have formed Noctyx. Each character has their own lore and their own way of doing things. Obviously, the person behind the avatar’s personality and interests will always shine through, but there is just something about these backstories and character designs that made me want to create this tag.

So, in no particular order, let’s get on with it!

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Making Bookish Friends

Making Bookish Friends

Ah, the internet! A wonderful place where we can talk about what we like and make new friends. Yeah, there can be nasty people and drama too. But if you’re awkward in real life, the internet can be your saviour.

The only problem is…how do you actually go about it?

It’s not like we generally go up to people and say let’s be friends anymore. That can be kinda weird. It takes time to make friends and with so many forms of social media, what actually counts? Following someone on Instagram or Twitter doesn’t make them your friend. Nor does commenting on their stuff regularly. You need to be talking to them a bit more than that.

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Reviews & Tours – Things to Keep In Mind

Reviews & Tours – Things to Keep In Mind

As I’m sure you’ve seen on here, I’m lucky to be someone who does get granted review copies and sometimes even gets to be part of book tours. It’s something that is still so exciting. Yet as I try to organise myself, I realise that I still make mistakes. I’m pretty sure that these are mistakes that we all make sometimes, so I wanted to write out a post sharing those things we should be keeping in mind.

Whether your review copies come from NetGalley, authors or tour companies, these are things you should keep in mind no matter where you’re getting your books from.

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Arts and Crafts Ideas For Readers!

Arts and Crafts Ideas For Readers!

As the days gets colder and the nights draw in on the Northern Hemisphere. Or, hell, as the summer holidays draw closer for the Southern Hemisphere. We’re all looking for things to keep us busy inside. We might all love to read, but sometimes you just want to do something creative. It can be a great excuse to listen to podcasts or an audiobook, and in the end, you should have something you’re proud of.

Or you at least had fun doing it.

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Book Box Review – Abraxas Boxes

Book Box Review – Abraxas Boxes

As book lovers, we all love book boxes. I’ve written about them a few times before, but we’re getting more UK-based boxes now. Abraxas Boxes is a new fantasy book box. I’ve gotten two of the boxes so far, so I thought I’d type up a mini-review for what I think of the box as a whole.

So as I said, Abraxas Boxes is a UK-based fantasy book box. It goes on sale monthly and has already reached the stage of needing a waitlist when September is only going to be their fourth box! That’s pretty damn amazing, so let’s all keep supporting them.

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Series Vs Standalones: Which Do We Prefer?

Series Vs Standalones: Which Do We Prefer?

It’s an age-old debate: which are better series or standalones.

And when it comes down to it, it is a personal opinion. But this is something I’ve been thinking about as I keep seeing the question pop up on those little quiz things on Instagram stories. Both are great, but why do some people prefer series and others standalones? It can be tied to genre preferences for sure. A romance series unless it follows multiple characters can get a bit samey, but a standalone fantasy book doesn’t always hold the same impact with world-building due to page space.

Both standalones and series have their merits, and I decided that I wanted to talk a little about them and see what you all think!

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Otherworldalong – A Monthly Readalong Book Club for Kelley Armstrong’s Otherworld

Otherworldalong – A Monthly Readalong Book Club for Kelley Armstrong’s Otherworld

Hello, hello, hello!

Do you ever have the urge to reread a favourite book series? I do, but I’ve been wanting to read it with a few other people, preferably a few people who haven’t read them before too! There’s something so exciting about sharing your favourite books with other people.

Which was why I suggested to Imogen from Imogen’s Typewriter – you can also find her on Twitter @ImogenTypes – when I bought her a copy of Bitten by Kelley Armstrong that we do this!

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Can’t Wait Wednesday: These Vengeful Hearts by Katherine Laurin

Can’t Wait Wednesday: These Vengeful Hearts by Katherine Laurin

It’s been a long while since I did one of these! I’m not even sure if this is still going by this anymore! You’ll have to let me know what the new thing is if not.

But this Wednesday I’m talking about a book that’s coming out in the next few months that I’m super excited for. I’ve been really in the mood for YA thrillers recently so this one is right up my alley right about now!

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Book Tour: The Wish List by Sophia Money-Coutts

Book Tour: The Wish List by Sophia Money-Coutts

Wow, I’m on a roll with participation right now!

This review is being posted as part of the Blogger Day for Harper Collins and through them I was lucky enough to recieve an e-book copy of The Wish List to review.⁹

The premise of this book is fairly simple: Florence hasn’t had much luck in her love life so when her step-mum sets her up an appointment with a love coach she goes just to please her. Only this love coach had the idea that if Florence writes a list of what she wants in a guy – this guy will then appear in her life. And low and behold she meets Rory in the book shop where she works. But is he really all she wants or is this only the start of her romantic journey.

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